Betina Tsvetkova

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15 Powerful Beliefs that Will Free You from Negativity

<i>There is little difference in people, but that little difference makes a big difference. The little difference is attitude. The big difference is</i> …

Why Google doesn’t care about hiring top college graduates

Google has spent years analyzing who succeeds at the company, which has moved away from a focus on GPAs, brand name schools, and interview brain teasers.<p>In a conversation with The New York Times’ Tom Friedman, Google’s head of people operations, Laszlo Bock, detailed what the company looks for. And …

Employment

Why Russia No Longer Fears the West

The West is blinking in disbelief – Vladimir Putin just invaded Ukraine. German diplomats, French Eurocrats and American pundits are all stunned. Why has Russia chosen to gamble its trillion-dollar ties with the West?<p>Western leaders are stunned because they haven’t realized Russia’s owners no …

An Explanation of Water and Your Body

A look at how water works in your body, and how to make it work better.<p>Update March 2015 — Due to how many of you read this article and left comments …

The Irresistible Power of Storytelling as a Strategic Business Tool

It’s not often that you hear Budweiser and Shakespeare mentioned in the same breath. But according to new research from Johns Hopkins University, the Bard’s deft application of storytelling techniques featured prominently in the beer company’s Super Bowl commercial.<p>In “Puppy Love,” a perfectly …

Emotion in Marketing: How Our Brains Decide What's Shareable

<i>This post originally appeared on the Buffer blog and has been republished with permission.</i><p>Every day it seems like we feel hundreds of different emotions – each nuanced and specific to the physical and social situations we find ourselves in.<p>According to science, it’s not that complicated by a long …

A Startlingly Simple Theory About the Missing Malaysia Airlines Jet

Author: Chris Goodfellow. Chris Goodfellow Gear<p>Date of Publication: 03.18.14.<p>Time of Publication: 6:30 am. 6:30 am<p>There has been a lot of speculation …

12 Rules for Learning Foreign Languages in Record Time — The Only Post You’ll Ever Need

Preface by Tim Ferriss<p>I’ve written about how I learned to speak, read, and write Japanese, Mandarin, and Spanish. I’ve also covered my experiments …

45% Of Student Loans Will Never Be Paid Back, Risks Tuition Fee Benefits

A Government prediction that around 45% of student loans will never be paid back has raised concerns about the benefits of raising tuition fees.<p>The …

79 Insane Facts That Will Change The Way You Look At The Animal Kingdom

And you thought people were weird.<p>1. A chameleon's tongue can be as long as its body.<p>2. Great white sharks can detect a drop of blood in 25 gallons of water and can even sense tiny amounts of blood from three miles away.<p>3. The blue whale's tongue weighs as much as an adult elephant.<p>4. Houseflies …

EU citizenship for sale to non-Europeans in Bulgaria for as little as £150,000

Undercover Telegraph reporters posing as representatives of an Indian businessman were told that a Bulgarian passport could be legally obtained without the need to live or work in Bulgaria<p>Non-Europeans can buy European Union citizenship entitling them to live and work in Britain for as little as …

Immigration

US Officials: Missing Malaysia Airlines Plane’s Turns Suggest Control of Aircraft

Newly revealed information suggests a missing Malaysia Airlines jetliner made a turn up the Strait of Malacca subsequent to a previously reported …

CNN Exclusive: Analysis shows two possible Indian Ocean paths for airliner

Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 made drastic changes in altitude and direction after disappearing from civilian radar, U.S. officials told CNN on Friday, raising questions for investigators about just who was at the controls of the commercial jetliner that went missing one week ago with 239 people on …