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4 Maps Crucial to Understanding Europe's Population Shift

Despite economic growth in Central and Eastern Europe, the continent is still migrating to the Northwest.<p>Europe’s population is shifting to the Northwest. The GDP in its more easterly nations seems to be booming, while the countryside and many smaller cities continue to empty at the expense of the …

Brian Williams' Misstep: On Keeping Apologies Real

Few communication challenges can top the public apology, especially when it is forced by indisputable evidence of an embarrassing deed. What can entrepreneurs and leaders learn from NBC anchor Brian Williams and his most recent hit (or miss) in the public apology parade?<p>For those who’ve missed the …

David Letterman

On the Road with the 'Workampers,' Amazon’s Retirement-Age Mobile Workforce

These workers travel the country, sightseeing and staying overnight in RV parks while laboring in low-wage temp jobs—and at least some of them love the lifestyle.<p>In early September, at a campground called Buckeye Mobile / RV Estates on the outskirts of Coffeyville, Kansas, a strong thunderstorm …

RVs

Ben Ainslie's honeymoon distress call answered by Sir Richard Branson

Follow us at @CNNSport and like us on Facebook<p><b>(CNN) —</b> Given his sailing pedigree it's the last thing you would expect, but America's Cup hero Sir Ben Ainslie had to send out a distress call after sailing into trouble on his honeymoon.<p>And who better to answer a knight's call for help than another …

Sailing

Living Drones

Throughout human history, the honeybee has emerged as a machine of agriculture and of war.<p>Winter has descended upon the beehives. The drones have been killed. It's time for the workers and the queen to gather up, hunker down, and rely on body heat to weather the cold. The old will die, the young …

Insects

Inside Beijing's airpocalypse – a city made 'almost uninhabitable' by pollution

The 21 million inhabitants of China’s capital appear to be engaged in a city-wide rehearsal for life on an inhospitable planet. Only it’s not a rehearsal: the poisonous atmosphere is already here<p>The scene could be straight from a science-fiction film: a vision of everyday life, but with one jarring …

Can America’s Desert Cities Adapt Before They Dry Out And Die?

Los Angeles, Phoenix, Las Vegas, and many other western cities are all growing fast–and are all running out of water.<p>Los Angeles traffic is worse than usual as hordes of parched citizens evacuate a concrete tomb that once supported millions of lives. Savvy entrepreneurs are selling bottled water …

The Chinese Century

Without fanfare—indeed, with some misgivings about its new status—China has just overtaken the United States as the world’s largest economy. This is, and should be, a wake-up call—but not the kind most Americans might imagine.<p>When the history of 2014 is written, it will take note of a large fact …

Economics

Newport fugitive arrested on yacht in Malaysia gets 10 years in prison

A former Newport Beach businessman who eluded authorities for more than a dozen years before being arrested living aboard a 58-foot yacht in Malaysia was sentenced Monday to 10 years in federal prison for running an Internet company that bilked hundreds of victims out of $13 million.<p>James Eberhart, …

Richard Branson is launching a cruise line, but will it be smooth sailing?

Last week, Richard Branson's Virgin Group announced the launch of Virgin Cruises to compete against Carnival, Royal Caribbean, and Norwegian Cruise Line.<p>The company said it will offer a cruises experience that is more connected to the ocean and will feature more informal environment that is hip and …

The 25 Best Inventions of 2014

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Inventions

Living on a Sailboat - 175 Square Foot Tiny Home Sailboat Living

Shares 3.2K<p><i>Are you interested in living on a sailboat? Back in August, I published Living In A 200 Square Foot Tiny House – Could You Do It? At the</i> …

The High Cost of Oil

Less than a year after the end of World War II, when Celina Harpe was just seven, she sat beside her grandfather on the steps of his cabin, overlooking the Athabasca River in the northern reaches of Alberta.<p>“It was spring,” she told me recently—the time of breakup, when the ground is still packed …

Canada

See the Philippine City of Tacloban One Year After Supertyphoon Haiyan

Before: A group of boys play with replica guns amongst debris in Tacloban City following the recent super typhoon on Nov<p>... VIEW MORE<p>Chris …

Natural Disasters

Four more NASCAR drivers to exit Chase for the Cup after Phoenix race

AVONDALE, Ariz. — The drama is building just as NASCAR hoped it would as the Sprint Cup Series moves to Phoenix International Raceway this weekend and stock-car racing's championship battle nears its climax.<p>There are eight drivers still eligible in NASCAR's Chase for the Cup playoff and that number …

How Brad Keselowski, Joey Logano Have Broken the Conventional Team Penske Mold

If you've been involved with auto racing for as long as I have, you sort of get used to seeing the name Penske being associated with the sport.<p>Most often you would find it mentioned in the same sentence as the words "winning" or "perfection."<p>Lately, however, it's also being associated with …

Motorsport

Why Oracle Founder Larry Ellison NEEDS To Have The World's Greatest Competitive Team

Ellison didn't get into the boat alongside his US Team Oracle as he did in 2010, but as team sponsor and manager he led the team to its second victory in 2013.<p>That second victory was actually one of the greatest comebacks in sports history, with Team Oracle USA winning eight races in a row to steal …

Sailing

NASCAR power rankings: Joey Logano avoids Texas fisticuffs, remains No. 1

No drama, just results for Joey Logano, who remains atop the rankings for another week.<p>So goes the Chase for the Sprint Cup, which once again saw a postrace scrum and harsh words among guys competing for the championship. Theatrics aside, another recurring theme throughout the playoffs was …