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Dubai recipe for economic success looks stale as markets slump

DUBAI (Reuters) - In Dubai’s posh Jumeirah Beach Residence district, luxury apartment rents are down about 15 percent from a year ago - a sign, some fear, that the wealthy emirate’s recipe for economic success is getting stale.<p>Aerial view of Dubai from the Deira old Dubai side in Dubai, UAE July 9, …

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Home And Workspace – A Multi-Purpose Space

Located in Taipei, Taiwan, this space is the new headquarter of Taipei City-based architects and interior designers Ganna Studio. What’s most unusual …

12 Research-Backed Practices for Enjoying Life Regardless of How Much You're Stressed at Work

Trust the science. You can stay unruffled despite all the hassles.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Research shows most of us are feeling more overwhelmed and stressed out than ever before. Stress affects us not only psychologically but also physically. Feeling stressed …

Readiness for Future of Production Report 2018 - Reports - World Economic Forum

This report analyses and presents the results of the first edition of the Readiness for the Future of Production Assessment, which measures how well …

Teaching

Explainer: What is a blockchain?

Where it came from, what it does, and how you make one.<p>What is it?<p>A public1, permanent2, append-only3distributed4ledger5.<p>What’s that?<p>A mathematical …

Peer-to-peer

Using these words can give away your social status, according to an anthropologist — and you’ll never hear a royal say them

Language is a minefield, and everyday habits can be an instant giveaway, revealing the speaker's social class. That's according to Kate Fox, a social anthropologist who picked out terms that a true upper-class Brit or royal would never use.<p>Her 2004 book, "Watching The English: The Hidden Rules of …

Who’s to blame when driverless cars have an accident?

The news that an Uber self-driving vehicle has killed a pedestrian in the US has made headlines around the world.<p>It’s a reminder that the era of …

Autonomous Vehicle

13 Signs of High Emotional Intelligence

In 1995, psychologist and science journalist Daniel Goleman published a book introducing most of the world to the nascent concept of emotional intelligence. The idea--that an ability to understand and manage emotions greatly increases our chances of success--quickly took off, and it went on to …

Emotional Intelligence

Yes, bacon really is killing us

Decades’ worth of research proves that chemicals used to make bacon do cause cancer. So how did the meat industry convince us it was safe? By Bee Wilson<p>There was a little cafe I used to go to that did the best bacon sandwiches. They came in a soft and pillowy white bap. The bacon, thick-cut from a …

Sandwiches

Blockchain Goes East: Opportunities In China

<i>By Cindy Yu</i><p><i>As cryptocurrencies dominate global headlines, China is consistently quashing the hype within its borders. But as Beijing ratchets up its</i> …

Blockchain

The Fed could trigger a personal debt crisis

Each time the Federal Reserve raises interest rates, which is normally the sign of a booming economy, it could hurt millions of vulnerable debt-heavy …

Bond Market's Debt-Ceiling Alarm Bell Is Ringing Loud and Clear

In the $2 trillion Treasury-bill market, where the U.S. government turns for short-term funding, investors are showing they’re plenty nervous about …

It's Looking A Lot Like 2008 Now...

Economic and market conditions are eerily like they were in late 2007/early 2008.<p>Remember back then? Everything was going great. Home prices were …

Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies – what digital money really means for our future

<b>What is a cryptocurrency? Is it like bitcoin?</b><br>In a word, yes. Bitcoin was the first cryptocurrency, and is still the biggest, but in the eight years since it was created pretenders to the throne have come along.<p>All of them have the same basic underpinnings: they use a “blockchain”, a shared public …

Cryptocurrencies

Mapping International Trade

Trade deficits and protectionism are making headlines across the globe but how exactly does the flow of international trade look like? The global …

Globalization

10 Secrets Only Professional Closet Organizers Know

Three pros share their keys to success. Implement these strategies at home to transform your closets.

31 Ways to Make Over Your Closets

Closets can be the bane of your existence. Steal some ideas from those pictured here.<p>1 of 32<p>Use Proper Hangers<p>Proper clothing care calls for …

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Did Jesus Predict Muhammad? A Biblical Portal Between Christianity and Islam

Part 1:<p>The time has come for Christians and Muslims to make peace between our communities. Christians and Muslims already make up more than half of the global population, and these numbers are expected to grow in the coming decades; according to the Pew Research Center, by 2050, two thirds of …

Jesus' Secret Revelations? Copy of Forbidden Teachings Found in Egypt

The oldest known copy of a text claiming to be Jesus' teachings to his brother James has been discovered in an ancient Egyptian trash dump, scattered …

16 mental models for founders and leaders

Think of mental models as the operating systems (OS) that run in the background of your brain. They’re always running—and you’ve put them together, either consciously or subconsciously, from your experiences and information.<p>Mental models give you a perspective or a frame of mind with which to view …

Saudi Prince Who Wooed West Finds Few Friends in Tough Times

For more than a quarter-century, Saudi Arabia’s Prince Alwaleed bin Talal has been making investments and building relationships in the West. He …

Saudi Official Says Graft Settlements Could Recover $100 Billion

Saudi authorities estimate they may be able to recover between $50 billion and $100 billion from settlement agreements with suspects detained in an …

UPDATED: Scientists Discover a Giant Void Hidden in The Great Pyramid of Giza

A secret kept for 4,500 years.<p>For millennia, a towering wonder – the Great Pyramid of Giza – was the tallest human-made structure on Earth, and as …

Cassini's Saturn Mission Goes Out In A Blaze Of Glory

<b>Updated at 12:30 p.m. ET</b><p>Controllers at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory sent a final command Friday morning to the Cassini spacecraft orbiting Saturn. Not long after, accounting for the vast distance the message traveled, the order was received, putting the craft into a suicidal swan dive in which …

China Will Collapse From Economic Wasting Disease Long Before We Are Caught In 'Thucydides's Trap'

<b>Hoplites Fighting In Ancient Greece</b><p>Source<p>The rise of China as an economic and military power has been seen by some as a direct threat to the hegemony …

50 strict rules the Royal Family has to follow

Not married? No tiaras for you.<p>Not married? No tiaras for you.

5 maps that explain the new Middle East

Nation-states are the defining feature of the modern political era. They give people a collective identity and a pride of place… even when their borders are artificially drawn, as they were in the Middle East.<p>However, transnational issues like religion and ethnicity often get in the way of the …

AP Explains: Qatar's ties with Iran and Islamist groups

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The political crisis engulfing Qatar stems from accusations by its Arab neighbors that it supports terrorism. …