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Top 10 traditional cheap eats in Istanbul's Bazaar District

Many of the merchants, artisans, porters and local shoppers who spend their days in Istanbul Old City’s world-famous bazaars are committed chowhounds. Having taste-tested their way through the district, they are the best possible guides when it comes to identifying the district’s freshest, fastest …

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Top 5 Castle Hotels in the World

Sleep like a king (or queen) at these regal properties across the planet -- literally! From Medieval-style English manors to an Indian palace in the middle of a lake, GAYOT's Top 5 Castle Hotels give guests the royal treatment.<p>Sleep like a king (or queen) at these regal properties across the planet …

World Leaders

FBI to look into suspicious bid for Avon: WSJ

(Reuters) - The Federal Bureau of Investigation is probing the suspicious buyout bid for cosmetics company Avon Products Inc (AVP.N) by purported acquirer PTG Capital Partners, an agency official said on Friday.<p>The Avon Products headquarters is seen in midtown Manhattan area of New York, June 21, …

Death sentence for Dzhokhar Tsarnaev brings relief to many in Boston

Convicted Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev must pay with his life for the suffering he unleashed at the race finish line two years ago, a federal jury decided Friday, delivering a major victory to the government in the biggest U.S. terrorism prosecution of the post-Sept. 11 era.<p>After 16 …

John Legend Needs You To Know Why This Young Man Is Dead

So much of our nation's bigoted past and present is justified with the word tradition: It’s how the privileged rationalize unequal treatment, an easy …

Obama: War in Syria will not end before I leave office | DW | 16.05.2015

Speaking with Saudi television broadcaster Al-Arabiya on Friday, US President Barack Obama covered a wide range of topics including security …

Rubio cashed out retirement before presidential run

DENVER (AP) — Sen. Marco Rubio cashed out most of his retirement savings while preparing to launch his bid for the Republican presidential …

Paul Krugman: Jeb Bush’s “vile cowardice” on Iraq typical of GOP’s “fraternity of failure”

<b>Paul Krugman (Reuters/Brendan Mcdermid)</b><p>Admittance is easy — have a long history of getting everything wrong and refusing to admit it<p>Scott Eric Kaufman<p>May 15, 2015 12:30pm (UTC)<p>Likely Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush has spent the better part of the last week trying desperately to run away …

How to Be More Productive and Eliminate Time-Wasting Activities by Using the 'Eisenhower Box'

Eisenhower had an incredible ability to sustain his productivity not just for weeks or months, but for decades. And for that reason, it is no surprise that his methods for time management, task management, and productivity have been studied by many people.<p>Dwight Eisenhower lived one of the most …

Time Management

Indonesia's Virginity Test For Female Army Recruits Criticised By Human Rights Campaigners

International pressure group Human Rights Watch have condemned the Indonesian military's "virginity testing" of female army recruits.<p>The "humiliating …

What Role Do Indigenous Peoples and Forests Have in a Sustainable Future?

The Damar Forests of Indonesia (Photo: UN Forum on Forests/Fendi Aspara)<p><i>By Erna Solberg, Prime Minister of Norway and Co-chair of the UN Secretary General's Millennium Development Goals Advocacy Group</i><p>In April 2015 over a quarter of a million people flocked to the National Mall in Washington, D.C., …

US court orders release of three anti-nuclear activists

<b>A US federal appeals court has ordered the immediate release of three anti-nuclear activists, including an elderly Catholic nun, the group's lawyer says.</b><p>Attorney Bill Quigley says he hopes they will be released within days.<p>Last week, sabotage convictions against Sister Megan Rice, 85, Michael …

Teachers using pens and paper in the classroom “not fair” to students, Microsoft official says

Pens and paper have no place in the modern classroom. And chalkboards? They should be banished from our schools too.<p>That’s what Lia De Cicco Remu, …

Three Reasons To Apply To A Business Accelerator Program

In a recent post, I debated the merits of our company, VerbalizeIt, joining an accelerator program and questioned what types of entrepreneurs and businesses are right for incubators.<p>Ultimately, we made the right decision to join the ranks of the TechStars Class of 2012 in Boulder, Colorado.<p>But, is …

Ben Carson Versus Marbury v. Madison: The GOP Presidential Candidate Questions Judicial Review

As the nation barrels into the 2016 presidential race, voters want to know where candidates stand on controversial United States Supreme Court cases …

Ben Carson

How Unconventional, Experiential Learning Is Reshaping Higher Education

“More caffeine, please!” My inner voice craves. I stare attentively at the same macroeconomic graph with X, Y, and Z axes on the projector screen for the <i>nth</i> time. In class the next day, the professor provides another interpretation of her theory. “Has she any real-world work experience?” I ask …

Entrepreneurship

Too Many Black Students Suspended Leads Oakland Schools to Stop Punishment

Board members of California's Oakland Unified School District unanimously voted on Wednesday to cease suspending students for what they call "willful …

10 mini habits that will make you more successful at work

Aristotle famously said, "We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit."<p>And I completely agree: success rarely comes from a single sweeping change or action, but rather from the culmination of small actions over time. So adjusting your daily habits to prime you for …

Lawsuit Asks Tennessee To Stop Standing In The Way Of Ex-Felons' Voting Rights

A lawsuit filed earlier this year in Tennessee alleges that the state’s election officials are ignoring court orders to restore voting rights for former felons.<p>The state, which has one of the most restrictive felon disenfranchisement laws in the country, allows circuit courts to restore the full …

Bernanke trains his guns on Elizabeth Warren

Ben Bernanke spent eight years as chairman of the Federal Reserve, and during that time he faced withering criticism from both the right and the left.<p>…

Recession Indicator Flashes: Should You Be Worried?

Is the U.S. economy flashing a warning sign? Industrial production sank in April, defying low expectations of a flat reading. It was the fifth …

Thich Nhat Hanh Talks Violence and How Buddhists and Judeo-Christians are Connected

In an interview on PBS, Thich Nhat Hanh discusses the connection between Buddhism and Judeo-Christian religions, violence, and mindfulness.<p>This …