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How to Turn a Bad Day Around

Let’s face it. Life can be full of frustrations—an argument with your teenager over breakfast, a missed train, or even just a spilled coffee can make you wish you could crawl back into bed. How can you change your mood when you’ve started your day off on the wrong foot? How do you stop annoyances …

Self-help

50 priceless gifts your children will treasure for life (that don’t cost a cent)

What are the best gifts to give your children?<p>The latest smartphone? A new laptop? A fun vacation?<p>There’s nothing wrong with giving children material …

Self Control

Getting Apple CarPlay and Android Auto in your car is easier than you think

A third-party car stereo is all you need<p>It's taken a minute, but this is the year when Apple's and Google's in-car solutions for smartphone integration finally started to show up. You can now go out and buy a car that has support for CarPlay or Android Auto, plug in your phone, and drive away. But …

Android Auto

Brazil Caesareans: Battle for natural childbirth

<b>Brazil has the highest rate of Caesarean sections in the world.</b><p>Eighty-five per cent of all births in private hospitals are Caesareans, while in public hospitals the figure stands at 45%.<p>The World Health Organization says Caesareans should only be carried out when medically necessary. It suggests no …

Time I

10 Things To Do To Change Your Life Forever

<i>“Change is the law of life. And those who look only to the past or present are certain to miss the future”</i><br>~ John F. Kennedy<p>The one constant thing in …

JPMorgan uses its might to cut costs in credit card market

NEW YORK (Reuters) - JPMorgan Chase & Co. is cutting prices for a group of its credit card customers and getting Visa Inc to shoulder at least some of the burden of the lost revenue, underscoring how the largest U.S. bank's size can help it hang onto business in fiercely competitive markets.<p>At …

FinTech

U.S. developing sanctions against China over cyberthefts

The Obama administration is developing a package of unprecedented economic sanctions against Chinese companies and individuals who have benefited from their government’s cybertheft of valuable U.S. trade secrets.<p>The U.S. government has not yet decided whether to issue these sanctions, but a final …

Cybersecurity

China share turmoil: How it affects the rest of the world

<b>A slump in Chinese shares has prompted stock markets across Asia, Europe and the US to fall sharply. Why is this so significant?</b><p>What's behind the fall in China?<p>The wider story is that China's economic growth is slowing and there are concerns that the transition to a slower and more sustainable rate …

Stock Markets

Is the game up for China’s much emulated growth model?

From Brazil to Thailand, debt-driven development has ended in tears. A more inclusive strategy must emerge<p>Whatever happened to emerging markets? Brics, Mints, whatever global investors call them: For a while it appeared as if countries such as Brazil, India and Turkey had secure and buoyant …

Stock Markets

The Fed looks set to make a dangerous mistake

Will the Federal Reserve’s September meeting see US interest rates go up for the first time since 2006? Officials have held out the prospect that it …

Economics

Opinion: Markets’ selloff reveals how you’ll react if stocks fall further

When the Dow Jones Industrial Average moves more than 500 points in a day, it’s testing your mettle as an investor.<p>If you’re a buy-and-holder, it is …

Investing

Viewpoint: Are Amazon's feedback tactics unusual?

<b>Allegations about Amazon's workplace culture have generated a furore this week. But many of the things Amazon has been accused of have been tried before, writes Peter Fleming.</b><p>One of the more interesting excursions that reality TV has made into the workplace is the series Undercover Boss. A chief …

Reality TV

Polygraph Expert Shows How to Beat a Lie Detector Test

Readers' photos on the theme of run

For last week’s photography assignment in the Observer New Review we asked you to share your photos on the theme of run via GuardianWitness. Here’s a selection of our favourites. You can also share your photos on this week’s theme on ‘trace’ by clicking the button below

Delhi

4 Tips for Doing Photography on a Budget

Several times in the past few months people have asked me how to get into photography without spending a lot of money. I must admit the idea of …

Cameras

Understanding Aperture for Beginners

Aperture is just one setting that makes up your exposure, but once you understand it you can drastically change how your image looks. In this video …

Landscape Photography

How To Raise A Happy Child While Disciplining Less In 5 Simple Steps

More Than Two Thirds of Americans Are Overweight or Obese

Most Americans are overweight, according to a new study looking at overweight and obesity rates in the United States.<p>In a report published in <i>JAMA</i> …

Diabetes

Hong Kong

China is building the most extensive global commercial-military empire in history

In the 18th and 19th centuries, the sun famously never set on the British empire. A commanding navy enforced its will, yet all would have been lost if it were not for ports, roads, and railroads. The infrastructure that the British built everywhere they went embedded and enabled their power like …

China

The G-7 Summit in Pictures

Protest

The Bloomberg Job Skills Report: What Recruiters Really Want

The Bloomberg Recruiter Report: Job Skills Companies Want But Can’t Get<p>Business schools are supposed to produce graduates who have the abilities …

Employment

Gazprom profits hit by weak rouble

<b>Russia's largest energy company, Gazprom, has reported a big drop in annual profits after being hit by the fall in the value of the rouble.</b><p>The company reported a net profit of 159bn roubles ($3.1bn: £2bn) for 2014, down 86% from a 1.14-trillion-rouble profit the year before.<p>Last year's fall in oil …

Oil

Millennials, more jobs and high-end buildings will push average US rent higher

Living in an apartment? Expect your rent to go up again.<p>Renting has gotten increasingly expensive over the last five years. The average U.S. rent has climbed 14 percent to $1,124 since 2010, according to commercial property tracker Reis Inc. That's four percentage points faster than inflation, and …

India's inflation rate falls to three-month low

<b>India's inflation rate fell to a three-month low last month, official figures have shown.</b><p>Inflation as measured by the Consumer Price Index (CPI) fell to 5.17%, down from February's figure of 5.37%.<p>Better weather has meant agricultural harvests have been more controllable, stabilising the price of …

Economics

Falling iron ore prices 'to wipe A$25bn off Australia revenues'

<b>Australia expects the plunging price of iron ore - its biggest export - to reduce revenue forecasts by A$25bn (£13bn; $19bn) over the next four years, Treasurer Joe Hockey has said.</b><p>He told the Australian Financial Review (AFR) that his May budget would be based on the anticipated price of iron ore …

Australia

Federal Reserve officials split over interest rate rise

<b>Officials at the US's central bank were split about when to raise interest rates, latest minutes released by the Federal Reserve have revealed.</b><p>Interest rates in the world's largest economy have been kept at close to 0% since late 2008, at the start of the financial crisis.<p>Now, officials must …

Economics

Child Psychologist David Carey on putting positive discipline into action

<b>All children’s behaviour, including misbehaviour, is a form of communication. All human life is movement towards some sort of goal or purpose.</b><p>When we …

10 best modern-era Doctor Who episodes

Doctor Who is back. We remember the 10 best episodes since 2005<p>10. The Day of the Doctor (2013)<p><b>Starring</b> Matt Smith, David Tennant, John Hurt, Jenna Coleman, Billie Piper, Jemma Redgrave, Ingrid Oliver, Joanna Page, Tom Baker, Nicholas Briggs<p>The 50th anniversary of <b>Doctor Who</b> was met with huge …

There is no car like the president's armored limo — aka 'The Beast'

Designed from the ground up by the Secret Service, President Barack Obama's $1.5 million "Cadillac One," aka "The Beast," is a moving fortress impenetrable by bullets and bombs. The president has 12 identical limos in rotation and, when not in use, they're parked in the basement of the Secret …

Secret Service