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9 Books on Entrepreneurship Everybody Must Read

Sometimes the biggest hurdle keeping folks from starting a business is the first step. And it’s a big one for anyone. But it’s usually the fear of …

The Most Talked About Oscars Dresses Of All Time (PHOTOS)

Oscars season is officially upon us, and while the world gears up to cheer on their favorite movies, we have just one thing on our minds -- the dresses.<p>But not just any dresses, of course. We mean the most memorable gowns that have ever shown up on the red carpet. We're not just talking about the …

18-Year-Old Photographer's Spectacular Conceptual Self-Portraits

Eighteen-year-old Laura Williams joins the ranks of fellow young, extremely talented photographers such as Alex Stoddard and Kyle Thompson in creating spectacularly surreal and expressive self-portraits. The Cambridge, England native's photograph entitled <i>Invisible</i> recently went viral, with over …

Pope Francis Accidentally Swears in a Public Speech

Holy moly!<p>Pope Francis surprised an audience gathered for his weekly blessing at the Vatican on Sunday when he accidentally let slip a swear word, …

Luxury Submarine Hotel Offers Romantic Undersea Getaway

Lovers Deep is a luxury submarine offered by Oliver's Travels for couples to go on a romantic getaway, deep in the ocean, and perhaps join what they're coining as the “Mile Low Club” (an undersea alternative to the Mile High Club that so many have participated in on airplanes). Each watercraft in …

Dutch skater Irene Wust, openly gay, 'got a cuddle' from Vladimir Putin

Irene Wust, the Dutch skater who won gold in the women's 3000 meter race and is openly gay, received personal congratulations from Russian President …

Putin Says Sochi Criticism Is the New Containment Policy

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Russian President Vladimir Putin is blaming early criticism of the Sochi Winter Games on a lingering …

Empty Seats Frustrate Crowds at Early Sochi Events

SOCHI, Russia — Where is everybody?<p>Swaths of empty seats are visible at the early events of the Sochi Olympics, even at some of the traditional glamour events, frustrating organizers who want to sell the excitement of the Winter Games.<p>A women’s ice hockey match between Sweden and Japan drew fewer …

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Russia: Our Economy Will Lag The Rest Of The World Through 2030

Economy Minister Alexei Ulyukayev forecast that Russia's economy would grow by an annual average of 2.5 percent during that period - down from an earlier projection of 4 percent.<p>"The pace of Russia's economic growth will fall behind the global average in the forecast period (until 2030)," Ulyukayev …

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A Realistic Idea Of What iOS 7 Will Actually Look Like

iOS 7 concepts are a dime a dozen these days. Everyone is coming up with short video walkthroughs of what they think the next version of Apple’s mobile operating system will look like.<p>Rumors say that Apple is making iOS 7 “flatter” and less skeuomorphic (no pool table felt in Game Center, for …

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Pakistani elections – in pictures

http://www.theguardian.com/world/gallery/2013/may/11/pakistan-elections-in-pictures<p>720<p>The nationwide vote marks the first time a civilian government …