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Where It Counts, 'Basket-Case Japan' Is Beating The Pants Off The United States

In the spring of 1995 – twenty years ago almost to the day – I published a book about Japan entitled <i>Blindside</i>. Endorsed by such long-time Japan watchers as James Fallows, Sir James Goldsmith, and John Kenneth Galbraith (Galbraith had clocked considerable on-the-spot experience as a senior official …

Economics

Is John Kasich The Most Formidable 2016 GOP Candidate You Don’t Know?

Could Ohio Governor John Kasich’s support of Medicaid expansion sink any presidential ambitions he may harbor?<p>Unless you live in Ohio, or are a …

Want To Retire With $1 Million? Here's How Much You Need To Be Saving Right Now

We recently pointed out that starting to save early for retirement is extremely helpful, and also a useful chart showing how much you should have saved at different stages of your career to ensure a comfortable retirement.<p>To show how these ideas work, we figured out how much money you would have to …

Design & Development News | The Next Web

All stories in Design & Dev<p>Google adds 'Theming' to Material Design to unify designs across applications<p>Google today announced several updates to Material Design, the company's visual design language and set of specifications for applications should look. While rumors persisted up to the event that …

US freezes $458m hidden by former Nigerian leader Sani Abacha

Abacha died in 1998 at age 54 and Nigeria has for years been fighting to recover his money<p>The United States has frozen more than $458 million that former Nigerian leader Sani Abacha and his conspirators obtained through corruption and hid in bank accounts around the world.<p>About $313 million was …

Africa

Obamacare Just Made Americans Richer Without Anyone Noticing

Glenn Beck once said Obamacare would mean "the end of prosperity in America forever." But so far, it turns out President Obama's 2010 health law is actually putting money in Americans' wallets.<p>To be exact, President Obama's 2010 health law was responsible for about three-quarters of a surprising …

First priest to defy Church ban on gay marriage for clergy

Church of England facing stand-off with its own clergy as first priest openly defies ban on gay clerics marrying<p>The Church of England is facing a rebellion within its own ranks over same-sex marriage after a vicar became the first priest to publicly defy its ban on gay clergy marrying.<p>Father Andrew …

Egypt's military leaders unveil devices they claim can detect and cure Aids

Egypt's military leaders have come under ridicule after the chief army engineer unveiled what he described as a "miraculous" set of devices that detect and cure Aids, hepatitis and other viruses.<p>The claim, dismissed by experts and called "shocking to scientists" by the president's science adviser, …

What if Google ran the college application process?

If you have ever been through the college admissions process, or your child has, or, if anybody you have ever known has been remotely connected to it, then you know how crazy it is. In this post, Jon Boeckenstedt, associate vice president for enrollment management and marketing at DePaul University …

A UK Surgeon Successfully 3D Printed And Implanted A Pelvis

It was the first transplant of its kind.<p>The patient, who is in his sixties and has remained unnamed, suffered from a rare type of bone cancer called chondrosarcoma. It affected the entire right side of his pelvis.<p>Often leaving patients appearing completely healthy, chondrosarcoma often goes …

3D Bioprinting

Marijuana is now legal for US banks, too

Soon, legal marijuana businesses may have a better place to put their cash than a safe or a duffel bag: In the bank.<p>The wonders of the US constitution have created a situation where 20 states allow marijuana to be used or distributed, but the drug is still illegal according to federal law. That …

Cannabis

Roadshow

<b>The Renault KWID is a concept multi-purpose vehicle that comes with its very own drone for scouting terrain and traffic conditions.</b><p>Renault has …

Drones

Calif. high court grants undocumented immigrant admission to state bar

An undocumented immigrant who has met the requirements to practice law in California must be given a legal license, the state’s Supreme Court ruled Thursday in a landmark case that could set a national precedent.<p>The California Supreme Court ruled that Sergio Garcia, who first came to the United …

In A Divided San Francisco, Private Tech Buses Drive Tension

<i>Part of a series on</i> income inequality <i>in the San Francisco Bay Area</i><p>If you want to understand the tension between tech workers in San Francisco, who often make six figures, and many of the city's other residents, try standing on the southwest corner of 24th Street and Valencia around 7:30 on a …

This Pen 3-D Prints Live Cells On A Damaged Bone

Everyone from McDonald’s to Apple is jumping on the 3-D printing bandwagon. But it’s only when you see live cells being printed right onto a damaged bone that you finally start to grasp what this technology is capable of.<p>A new “bio pen” will allow surgeons to “draw” layers of cells on damaged bones …

UN slams Israel on West Bank home demolitions

The United Nations has condemned Israel's demolition of 30 Palestinian properties in the occupied West Bank, saying it displaced families for the second time in less than two weeks.<p>"I am concerned about the destruction of Palestinian structures in the Jordan Valley yesterday," UN Humanitarian …

The Case For Building Cities Underground

Forget supertall skyscrapers–a new wave of architects wants to build cities underground.<p>Deep beneath the streets of New York City’s Lower East Side, a new type of green space is coaxed out of the darkness. Delancey Underground, a 1.5-acre space that formerly served as a trolley terminal, has gone …

Mentally Strong People: The 13 Things They Avoid

<i>Editors’ Note: Following the huge popularity of this post, article source Amy Morin has authored a guest post on exercises to increase mental strength here and Cheryl Conner has interviewed Amy in a Forbes video chat about this article here.</i><p>For all the time executives spend concerned about physical …

Minimum Wage Was Once Enough To Keep a Family of 3 Out of Poverty

This Alien Hearing Is the Best Thing Congress Has Done in Months

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>The House science committee carved out two hours of time on Wednesday to discuss the search for …

Fast-food strikes planned for 100 cities

NEW YORK — Fast-food workers in about 100 cities will walk off the job this Thursday, organizers say, which would mark the largest effort yet in their push for higher pay.<p>The actions are intended to build on a campaign that began about a year ago to call attention to the difficulties of living on …

How Republicans And Democrats Ended Up Living Apart

These are politically segregated times.<p>Secession movements are active in several states, generally consisting of residents of rural red counties seeking to separate themselves from the more liberal and urban-centered policies of blue-state leaders.<p>And Democrats and Republicans are much less likely …

You Can Get Richer Pinching Pennies Like Warren Buffett

Many people have tried to emulate Warren Buffett‘s investment style. More may attempt it as they search for the best investing ideas for 2012. But here’s a more attainable goal: Pinch pennies like the Oracle of Omaha. This might turn out to be a New Year’s resolution you can actually <i>keep</i>. And …

The Top 10 Mistakes 20-Somethings Make Regarding Real Estate

You probably think I'm just a bit crazy for including the phrase "20-something" and "real estate" in the same title.<p>Okay, maybe you have a point. At this point in life, many 20-somethings are more interested in when the next game of Call of Duty will start than the best way to start building their …

The Cable Industry is Imploding: What Providers Must Do to Stay Alive

Cable is dying of a slow, drawn out death.<p>It’s not at the hands of Netflix, nor at the hands of fiber optic technology. It’s not even at the hands of the Internet. Cable is strangling itself with its own wires.<p>Before we get to cable’s end, let’s start at its beginning. Cable companies thrive …