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Chile battles devastating wildfires: 'We have never seen anything on this scale'

The world’s largest firefighting aircraft has flown in from the US, alongside help from France, Peru and Mexico, as fires continue to ravage Chilean lands<p>The world’s biggest aerial firefighting aircraft has joined beleaguered firefighters in Chile as they battle the worst wildfires in the country’s …

Chile

Social Security

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The one skill that made Amazon’s CEO wildly successful

As a child, Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos spent his summers fixing windmills and repairing equipment on his grandparents’ ranch in Texas. Though …

Innovation

How I built a seven-figure business without employees

There is a lot to be said for those rare few that possess the ability to create huge companies with hundreds or thousands of employees that are all just ecstatic to be at work. It is exceptionally difficult and equally as impressive, which is why they end up taking up space on the front page of a …

Small Business

If we live in one of multiple universes, here's how we could find out

The existence of parallel universes may seem like something cooked up by science fiction writers, with little relevance to modern theoretical physics.<p>But the idea that we live in a "multiverse" made up of an infinite number of parallel universes has long been considered a scientific possibility — …

Quantum Mechanics

3 signs it's time to switch jobs

<i>Leadership Insider is an online community where the biggest names in business and beyond answer timely career and leadership questions. Today’s</i> …

Employment

12 Crazy Amazing Facts About The Clitoris

I recently checked out an amazing art exhibition all about the clitoris, called "CLITERACY." Now, the clitoris doesn't usually get a lot of press. It's usually upstaged by the vagina, which is usually left in the dust by the attention that the penis gets.<p>So, to walk into an art exhibit all about …

Ohio State, SEC lead Division I FBS attendance rankings for 2014

The SEC has 13 schools in the Top 30 for average attendance in 2014.<p>Ohio State not only finished as the No. 1 team on the field in the FBS, it also …

The best exercise for each muscle, according to science

You’re busy. We’re busy. We’d love to give you the <i>perfect</i> workout that’ll save you time and give you the most bang for your buck; so we consulted the …

Einstein's Theory of General Relativity

In 1905, Albert Einstein determined that the laws of physics are the same for all non-accelerating observers, and that the speed of light in a vacuum …

Tesla's Powerwall by the Numbers

When Tesla Motors allowed other companies to use its patented technology and later announced the building of the Gigafactory, I had a feeling that …

'Impossible' Space Engine May Actually Work, NASA Test Suggests

It's really starting to look as if an "impossible" space propulsion technology actually works.<p>Researchers at NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston …

Want millennials back in the pews? Stop trying to make church ‘cool.’

<i>Rachel Held Evans is a blogger and the author of “Searching for Sunday: Loving, Leaving, and Finding the Church.”</i><p>Bass reverberates through the auditorium floor as a heavily bearded worship leader pauses to invite the congregation, bathed in the light of two giant screens, to tweet using …

Christmas Eve

How to Exponentially Improve Your Performance

But thanks to the (newly discovered) plasticity of our brains, we can raise that bar higher than ever—and consistently reach it. How? By pushing …

NASA is going to purposely crash a $446 million spacecraft into Mercury at breakneck speeds

Although the spacecraft has brought many interesting traits of Mercury to light — like the fact that the planet is shrinking five times faster than previously thought — it's time is quickly coming to an end:<p>That means the spacecraft is quickly losing altitude and is being pulled toward Mercury by …

Astronomy

Is Everyone a Project Manager?

If you have a business card, or an email signature, it may say something like marketing manager, financial adviser or lawyer.<p>But there may be two key …

Project Management

Our government is a dysfunctional mess. Here are 4 ways to fix it

D.C. is a disaster, but former journalist and campaign pro Michael Golden tells Salon there’s reason for hope<p>One of the more important realities of American government is so prosaic that its discovery can be something of an anticlimax. Because the truth is that while it’s a serious error to treat …

Political Science
Big Data

How to Grow Your Business from a Small Team to an Inc. 5000 Dream | Inc.com

One of the greatest dreams and milestones for a start-up is to make the prestigious Inc. 5000 list. With the April 30th deadline looming, I reached out to these past winners to bring you their valuable tips and words of wisdom. Whether or not you seek to make the list, these insights will help you …

Business Strategy

The habits behind successful, creative, productive people

Gretchen Rubin has a slight frame, a fast mouth and an energetic zeal when talking about her new book, for which she was once again part researcher and part guinea pig. <i>Better Than Before</i> in many respects picks up where her earlier body of advice, <i>The Happiness Project</i>, left off. This time, she …

Reality TV

Time Management Secrets Anyone Can Use

If you’re reading this article instead of doing your work, chances are good that you have trouble managing your time efficiently. You’re not alone. According to a survey by Salary.com, 90% of workers waste at least a half hour each workday, not including lunch or scheduled breaks. While computers …

Time Management