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Greece seeks 3-year aid program, rushes to detail reforms

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — With a deadline just hours away to come up with a detailed economic reform plan, Greece requested a new three-year rescue from …

10 Brilliant Business Books You Can Read To Find Your Shortcut To Success

It is never too early nor is it ever too late to start planning for retirement. It ultimately depends on your way of life, where are you living, and …

Retirement

23 Photos That Nail What It Feels Like To Have Depression

Sometimes a picture is worth more than any words could express.<p>After being diagnosed with depression at age 16, photographer Christian Hopkins decided to process his experience from behind a lens. The result is a stunning photo series that captures the misunderstood nuances of mental illness. The …

9 Business Books That Will Change Your Life Today

Knowledge is regarded as the only lasting competitive advantage. This is true for economies, countries, organizations and people. This is the reason, …

Why doesn’t everyone believe in God?: The skeptical brain may hold the answer

Most Americans who grew up in religious households are still religious. But what about the ones who aren’t?<p>Christopher Obal used to be a Christian. He grew up in Queens, New York, and when he was 5 years old, his parents left Catholicism for a very different form of Christianity. While they didn’t …

Something 'scary' went wrong with NASA's probe to Pluto

NASA was able to re-establish communications with the spacecraft within 90 minutes, and it reported that it was "healthy" and still on course to fly by Pluto.<p>But to reconnect with Earth, the spacecraft kicked itself into safe mode, and it is now no longer taking photos or collecting other …

China-based advanced persistent threat spotted using the Flash flaw, which has now entered malware kit Magnitude<p>Users are being urged to update to the latest version of Flash after a security flaw fixed less than a week ago was discovered being exploited in the wild.<p>The bug, which affects how Flash …

Cybersecurity
LGBTQI

8 Entrepreneurs Share Their Morning Workout Routine | Inc.com

Summer is a time to take long vacations and evaluate your life goals, right? Not for these entrepreneurs. These are pushing hard to build a company, and their day always starts with a morning workout. It's amazing how a brisk walk or a few laps in the pool can energize you and give you the push you …

Obama triumphant? President turns gaze to progress on guns, race and votes

Obama gives searing speech on race in eulogy for Charleston pastor<p>Read more<p>When Barack Obama hosts military heroes at the White House on Saturday at the traditional Fourth of July barbecue and fireworks display on the South Lawn, he will be marking more than the annual celebration of the …

Obama Administration

Clocks to read 11:59:60 tonight as time lords add leap second

Software could crash and markets suffer as a leap second is added to world time at midnight tonight<p>Airlines, trading floors and technology companies are braced for chaos today as world timekeepers prepare to add a leap second to global clocks.<p>Immediately before midnight dials will read 11:59:60 as …

Here’s How Many Americans Sleep With Their Smartphones

Nearly three-quarters of Americans (71%) who own smartphones sleep with them — either by putting their phone on a nightstand, in their bed, or, for …

9 successful entrepreneurs share their biggest regrets

And it's not my only one: We've all made decisions (or failed to make decisions) we wish we could take back. Even the most successful entrepreneurs are no different.<p>I asked nine founders about their biggest regrets in business. And I learned a lot from what they shared. I hope you do, too:<p><i>Regret:</i> …

The Strange Link Between Junk Food and Depression

Of our many modern diseases, one of the biggest burdens on society is an unexpected one: depression, according to the World Health Organization. And …

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Journalism

This startup says its 3D-printed car can beat Porsche's speed record

The fastest accelerating car in the world is the Porsche 918 Spyder, which can go 0-60 mph in 2.2 seconds. An extremely bold San Francisco startup …

Jay Leno

Where Computer Science, Engineering And Math Majors Want To Work

If 17-year-old Google is at all worried that it’s losing its mojo, it should find some new data highly reassuring. According to a survey of 19,000 students across 340 universities around the world, Google is still their top choice when asked where they’d want to work.<p>Their other top picks, in …

How Naveen Garg overcame poverty, an incurable disease and his first failed startup to become an entrepreneur

“Luckily I was not born with a silver spoon,” says Naveen Garg. “A childhood of wanting for things and needing validation from our wealthier …

The 4 Things No One Tells You About Funding | Inc.com

The idea of securing funding for a startup is incredibly exciting. In fact, it's downright exhilarating. Investors making large offers to make dreams come true, entrepreneurs launching new companies - it's an exciting scene. The problem, though, is that this glamorous image is about two percent of …

How Sweden became the startup capital of Europe

Stockholm is the second most prolific tech hub in the world on a per capita basis, behind Silicon Valley. How did that happen and where does it go from here?<p>When Apple, the Silicon Valley veteran that revolutionised the music industry by unbundling the physical album and allowing individual digital …

World Economic Forum

Mosque aids Catholic church in Canada after acts of vandalism

A mosque in Mississauga, Canada, has donated thousands of dollars to help a neighbor in need. A Catholic church in the area needed a clean-up after …

The real reasons so many retail brands are taking the Confederate flags off shelves

E-commerce retailers like Amazon, eBay, Etsy, Google Shopping, and Overstock have joined in banning the images of the flag. Prior to banning products with the flag, Amazon's sales of the controversial symbol were skyrocketing.<p>Even Apple removed games in the app stores with the flag.<p>Governor Nikki …

The Fastest Road Bike Ever

For the better part of July, the cycling world will be focused on the 102nd Tour De France as the best riders and teams compete for the coveted …

Will the citizens of Barcelona revolt against soaring tourist numbers?

With the Catalonian city hosting five times as many visitors as 20 years ago, there is a feeling among some locals that the financial benefits are not worth the hassle<p>First there were mutterings, then there were street protests, but now Barcelona is showing signs of “tourist phobia”, the city’s …

Urbanization

Nine Lessons I've Learned Launching and Running My Own Business

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur Middle East, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>I’ve founded and run <i>Sail Magazine</i> for about four years now- it’s an Emirati magazine that covers topics in community, culture, and creativity. The …

Ramadan Is Not a Time for Bloodshed

What explains ISIS’s perversion of the Muslim holy month?<p>For most Muslims around the world, the month of Ramadan marks a yearly renewal, a time to turn inward in spiritual reflection, upward to God in worship, and outward toward other human beings in acts of charity. It is a time when many Muslims …

Islam

Alex Gibney interview: journey into the seductive world of Scientology

Alex Gibney isn’t just one of America’s most prolific documentary makers, he’s also one of the best. He’s taken on whistleblowers (<i>We Steal Secrets: The Story of Wikileaks</i>), corporate corruption (<i>Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room</i>) and the war on terror (<i>Taxi to the Dark Side</i>), for which he won …

Religion

These are the Latin American authors you should be reading this summer

For many years Latin American writers complained of living under the shadow of their predecessors: the heavyweights of magical realism like Gabriel García Márquez, Mario Vargas Llosa or Carlos Fuentes. And Latin American authors are too often absent from suggested reading lists, despite the …

The Sixth Mass Extinction: We Aren’t The Dinosaurs, We’re The Asteroid

Yes, humans are probably to blame for the Earth’s sixth mass extinction event, which is wiping out species at a rate 53 times greater than …