Danae Petroulakis

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How To Win Like PayPal Cofounder Peter Thiel: Six Of His Rules For Business Success

Peter Thiel cofounded internet payments pioneer PayPal and big data consultancy Palantir Technologies and was an early investor in Facebook, in which he once held a 10% stake.<p>Still a Facebook director, he is also president of hedge fund Clarium Capital, while his venture capital firms include …

Entrepreneurship

Witness to history: A POW in France | DW | 04.05.2015

"For me, the war ended in Desloch," says Werner Schleef. In March 1945, the young soldier was on a farm in southwestern Germany when he heard the …

The Cheapest European Airports To Fly To This Summer

Cheapflights.com has taken its Airport Affordability Index international! It's great to know how U.S. airports stack up, but 2015 is the year of the strong dollar and great overseas buying power. So we have done another data deep dive and compared the average airfares (round trip and including …

Artificial-Intelligence Experts Are in High Demand

8 Pieces of Wisdom from 8 Enlightened Sages

Buddhaimonia.When it comes to wisdom, our newly connected world gives us click-button access to more than we know what to do with. If you do a little …

Wealth

The Top 10 Clean Foods to Keep on Hand for Healthy Pre-Workout Eats - One Green Planet

Pre-workout eats mean serious business — you’ve got iron to pump, miles to run (or walk!), yoga strength-training poses to do, and high intensity …

Growth Hacking Your Small Business Or Startup

When you’re building a business from your parent’s garage and eating ramen noodles every night, the prospect of spending big bucks on marketing can make launching a successful startup feel completely out of reach.<p>How can you compete with existing companies who have millions of dollars in ad buys? …

Small Business

Bucket List Places You Need To See In The Next Decade

"Where do you see yourself in the next 10 years?" What if instead of a dreaded job interview question, this was asked as a travel challenge? Suddenly the whole world opens up.<p>You had better start thinking, because the world will look very different in the next decade than it does today. For …

How World War II shaped modern Poland

<b>In the first in a series of articles on how World War II changed forever the countries that fought it, Ewa Dwernicki looks at Poland and the human and material destruction that forged the national psyche in the decades that followed.</b><p>The Katyn massacre<p>In Spring 1940 members of the Soviet secret …

The women who are obsessed with Parkour

<b>Parkour is a sport that revolves around moving quickly and creatively over obstacles. It has its roots in military training, but it has a growing following - especially among women. Author Christopher McDougall joined a crew as they made their way through the urban terrain of London.</b><p>On the Thursday …

Parkour

10 Reasons Why Some People Feel Like They Don’t Have Enough Time

Many people today feel like they never have enough time. See why some people feel that way and what you can do to avoid it.

Resonant Leadership: Renewing Yourself and Connecting with Others Through Mindfulness, Hope, and Compassion

Description<p>Publication Date: <b>October 27, 2005</b><p>The blockbuster best seller Primal Leadership introduced us to "resonant" leaders--individuals who manage their own and others' emotions in ways that drive success. Leaders everywhere recognized the validity of resonant leadership, but struggled with how …

This Year At The 'Davos of Education.' Plus, The 16 Most Critical 21st Century Skills

Each year, the Global Education and Skills Forum is held in Dubai. Sometimes called “The Davos of Education,” the event brings together educators, politicians, activists and thought leaders for a few days of focused conversation about the state of global education.<p>The 2015 “New Vision For …

Pedagogy

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Prince Philip will be at Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's wedding: Palace<p>Jetliner with more than 100 on board crashes during takeoff from Cuba<p>Former …

Human Rights

The bailout crisis: Germany’s view of how Greece fell from grace

Athens’ defiance of austerity demands and recalling of wartime atrocities have angered Germans already worried about rising nationalism and economic decline.<p>•Why Greece is content to blame Germany<p>Did he or didn’t he? Last week, the biggest media story in Germany was whether or not Yanis Varoufakis …

Europe

The men who uncovered Assyria

<b>Two of the ancient cities now being destroyed by Islamic State lay buried for 2,500 years, it was only 170 years ago that they began to be dug up and stripped of their treasures. The excavations arguably paved the way for IS to smash what remained - but also ensured that some of the riches of a</b> …

Archaeology

Five Amazing Tours to Feel Like a Tourist in the UK

It doesn't take much to get a new perspective on a city and whether you know it like the back of your hand or are just visiting for a few days, an …

I Heart My City: Anne’s Aix-en-Provence

<b>Anne Elder</b> “fell in love with France somewhere between <i>Madeline</i> and <i>Moulin Rouge</i>.” After studying abroad in Paris, the life-long Francophile migrated south and found a home in <b>Aix–en–Provence, France</b>. When she’s not helping students learn English as a teaching assistant, Anne spends her time keeping …

France

Cookie Dough Cupcakes

Cookie dough is the greatest. Right?! It’s comforting, it’s nostalgic, and it’s slightly dangerous because OH MY GOD WE COULD ALL DIE FROM THE RAW …

Dessert