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Modern Diplomacy - Modern Diplomacy

International Law20 hours agoWhy the World is Not Becoming Multipolar Middle East22 hours agoIran’s Chabahar port is where Asian and Middle Eastern …

How liars create the ‘illusion of truth’

Repetition makes a fact seem more true, regardless of whether it is or not. Understanding this effect can help you avoid falling for propaganda, says psychologist Tom Stafford.<p>“Repeat a lie often enough and it becomes the truth”, is a law of propaganda often attributed to the Nazi Joseph Goebbels. …

9 Motivational Videos to Help You Succeed in Business and Life

Can a few minutes of watching change your life? These deeply inspirational videos just might.<p>There are videos that energize us, inspire us, and motivate us to do great things. Then there are the very few that do all of that--and touch us so deeply that we wind up watching them over and over. We …

Central bankers were so scared about the state of the world in 2015 they bought 500 tonnes of gold

All that geopolitical and economic turmoil really spooked the world's central banks, and pushed them into safe haven assets, notably gold.<p>According to research from Thomson Reuters and gold consultancy GFMS, first reported by the Financial Times, net purchases of gold by central banks topped 483 …

Economics

3 Trends That Will Completely Change the World by 2020

Ideas are the true currency of this next century.<p><i>What are the most promising disruptive innovations for the decade 2011-2020? originally appeared on Quora--the knowledge-sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by James Altucher, blogger, author,</b> …

5 companies trying to help you sleep better

The average worker loses 8.5 days of work annually because they can’t catch a decent night’s sleep. That’s probably because your phone is sending you push notifications from all the different services and social networks you’re part of.<p>As a result, we’re suffering at work with loss of focus and …

How to Swear at Friends and Insult Strangers In Different European Languages

The Serbians will threaten to fuck the first row of people at your funeral, while the Danish will call you an "ass banana".<p>No matter how many hours of your life you've spent on yoga and mindfulness, sometimes the only thing that'll make a rough situation better is an honest curse – bellowed out, …

15 Awesome Things You Can Do With Oatmeal

What if we told you that you could lose weight, lower your cholesterol and reduce your risk of type 2 diabetes for as little as 13 <i>cents</i> per day? You …

Give the Gift of Flipboard to…Entrepreneurs

Are you struggling to think of a gift for your business-oriented friend? How about offering the next spark of inspiration they might need to take their startup from a pipe-dream to a winning venture? The Entrepreneurs Gift of Flipboard will provide them with hints, tips and skills to help them …

Entrepreneurship

Facebook at Work’s pitch to enterprises is unmatched: ‘There’s no training required’

While much of the talk about Facebook has been around its social network and messaging services, there’s another growing segment that the company is eager to talk about: Facebook at Work. The company has always stuck to its mission of connecting people, and so far it’s been successful, helping more …

10 river cruises you must take in 2016

101 Greatest Quotes About Success and How to Achieve It

Sometimes the inspiration you need to achieve success can be found in a few simple, smart words.<p>What makes something smart? It can mean many things for many people.<p>But the kind of smart I'm talking about is the smart that inspires, the smart that speaks to us and makes sense, the smart that allows …

The ultimate cold and flu survival guide

Each year, the typical adult can expect to contract two or three colds, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Skip the annual flu vaccine and you set yourself up for a bout of that as well. But it doesn't have to be this way! Aside from good hand washing (with soap, for at …

Common Cold

Guide to Get More Traffic to Your Blog from Flipboard

Increasingly, we hear that Flipboard is an important referral of traffic for bloggers. With 34,000 topics scanning 21 million magazines curated from articles on Flipboard as well as all over the Web, there are many opportunities for bloggers to get surfaced in front of an audience that’s interested …

51 free online resources for starting a business

Being an entrepreneur means sticking your neck — and wallet — on the line for a product you believe in.<p>It won't be cheap.<p>There will be plenty of costs, some you've never expected.<p>Thankfully, there are free tools to start a business available online.<p>We've compiled this list of free tools to start a …

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How to upgrade from Windows XP to Windows 10 for free without data loss

A simple guide to upgrading to Windows 10 without data loss<p>Microsoft recently rolled out its newest iteration of Windows the Windows 10, with a free …

5 things we should teach in school but don't

I mean, almost all of the important history I learned between grades 5 and 12 I could probably find on Wikipedia and understand within a few weeks now.<p>And pretty much any scientific knowledge you could ever want to learn is explained with pretty videos on YouTube.<p>On top of that, you have the most …

Self-awareness

20 Best Tips to Stay Anonymous and Protect Your Online Privacy - ExtremeTech

By on March 2, 2018 at 7:12 am<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>Now that so much of normal life …