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Find out what rights your passport gives you with this odd tool

If you often wonder what privileges your nationality grants you around the globe, Passport Index is the only tool you’ll ever need – and it’s oddly fascinating<p>Built by financial firm Arton Capital, it’s a Web-based interactive encyclopedia that will tell you everything you need to know about the …

A Tiny Highway In Sweden Is Now Electrified

Pilot program for fossil-fuel free transport<p>For one and a quarter miles along the E16 highway in Sweden, north of Stockholm, the air above the road crackles with electricity. Using a catenary system similar to that used for trolleys, two diesel-hybrid trucks will drive cargo back and forth, as a …

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Former CEO of a $33 billion company explains how growing up in trailer parks taught him a key lesson about leadership

Growing up in a series of trailer parks across the Midwest, David Novak never envisioned himself as the head of a billion-dollar company.<p>As the CEO of Yum Brands from 1999 to 2015, Novak turned a PepsiCo spinoff into a global leader in the fast-food industry through the brands KFC, Taco Bell, and …

10 Lessons To New Graduates From 10 Successful Entrepreneurs

Learn these crucial lessons from the ones that came before you.<p>As the adage goes, 20 years ago, or even 10 years ago, calling yourself an "entrepreneur" was like wearing a neon sign that said, "I don't know what I'm going to do with my life."<p>Today, "entrepreneur" seems to be the job title every …

Vladimir Putin slams David Cameron over EU referendum

Vladimir Putin has condemned David Cameron for claims that he backed Brexit - and has seemingly taken delight in the Prime Minister's EU referendum defeat.<p>Mr Cameron said last month that he thought the Russian president "would be happy" if Brexit happened and the EU was weakened.<p>Mr Putin has …

As Brexit fallout continues in Europe, Moscow smiles

From other precincts, however, the reactions were far less restrained.<p>"We must express solidarity with the British people, with their right decision …

Meet The Entrepreneurs Building The World’s Startups

The U.S. might be the leader in startups, but entrepreneurship elsewhere is catching up. Here are a few of the world’s rock stars.<p>Over 700 entrepreneurs from 170 countries and territories were invited to the U.S. State Department’s annual Global Entrepreneurship Summit, held this year at Stanford …

Here’s Where Most Companies Go Wrong When Looking for Job Candidates

<i>The Entrepreneur Insiders network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in America’s startup scene contribute</i> …

This Is the Path to Being a Great Leader

<i>The Entrepreneur Insiders network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in America’s startup scene contribute</i> …

How Political Ads Sway Our Emotions Using Classic Filmmaking Techniques

Whether you’re voting Democrat, Republican, or another option entirely, it’s important to understand how all political ads manipulate our emotions. …

A Harvard Psychologist Says This Trait Matters Most: 10 Ways to Make a Great First Impression

Amy Cuddy says people answer one question when they first meet you -- and that answer lays the foundation for a business relationship.<p>Say you meet a new potential customer, a potential employer, or anyone with whom you want to establish a business relationship.<p>Which matters more:<p>Showing that you're …

The facts behind the Russian Rambo story

A story has been making the rounds on social media about a young Russian soldier who died heroically fighting ISIS in Syria.<p>The special forces soldier is said to have called in an airstrike on his own position as it was being overrun by ISIS fighters.<p>Some Russian media have been circulating a …

In Russia, a nice relaxing bath isn't quite that

After a stressful week, a steaming hot bath sounded like a nice diversion.<p>I was in Moscow for a friend's wedding, and things had not been going smoothly. It was my first time in Russia, and not speaking the language, I'd been ripped off by a waiter and two taxi drivers. I'd confused two metro …

China, Russia should work to settle hotspot issues: President Xi

China, Russia should work to settle hotspot issues: President Xi<p>BEIJING, March 25, 2016 (Xinhua) -- Chinese President Xi Jinping (R) meets with …

8 practical ways I’ve built my life and career on travel

I turn 26 this month and have been to nearly 50 countries, worked professionally in over a dozen of those over a period of 3 years, and gone …

Report: Israeli intel prompts Russia to freeze missile delivery to Iran

Hezbollah had managed to smuggle advanced Russian-made SA-22 missiles into Lebanon as well as Yakhont surface-to-sea precision missiles, a violation …

Moscow Sees Heaviest March Snowfall in 50 Years …Bitter Winter Ahead For Europe In March 2016? … -29°C ?

<b>UPDATE: Joe Bastardi also weighs in on March forecast weather here.</b>Schneefan at the German skeptic site wobleibtdieerderwaermung.de here looks at …

Stalin rises again over Vladimir Putin's Russia, six decades after his death

As Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev stood on the podium, a hush fell over the room. It was 25 February 1956 – 60 years ago to the day – and the …

Chechen leader Kadyrov 'threatens whole of Russia', opposition says

Author of report Ilya Yashin tells Guardian he has no doubt Putin protege was behind killing of opposition leader Boris Nemtsov<p>Vladimir Putin’s handpicked leader of Chechnya, Ramzan Kadyrov, is a corrupt and merciless dictator whose growing political ambitions pose a serious danger to Russia’s …

For Russian Farmers, Climate Change Is Nyet So Great

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration says last month was the warmest January on record. That sets off alarm bells for climate scientists, but for the average person living in a northern climate, it might not sound so bad.<p>That's what many people are saying these days in Russia, where …

Russian Company Claims Its Device Can Automatically Detect Snipers

The device can ostensibly also solve your sniper problem with a temporary—or permanent—solution<p>In general, you want to spot a sniper before the sniper spots you. One Russian company claims it's invented a machine that does just that.<p>Moscow state media is reporting that the Russian company …

Merkel ready to lift Russia sanctions if conditions met: party officials

BERLIN (Reuters) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel would like to lift European sanctions on Moscow over the Ukraine conflict sooner rather than later but does not yet see the basis to do so, deputies from her party said on Tuesday.<p>German Chancellor Angela Merkel holds a speech during the …

Kanye West reveals he’s $53 million in debt, asks Mark Zuckerberg for money

It wouldn’t be a true week of Kanye West promotions without some head-scratching moments, including a Bill Cosby endorsement and another Taylor Swift feud.<p>But on Saturday night, prior to releasing his eighth studio album and performing on “Saturday Night Live,” the rapper announced to his Twitter …

Jimmy Carter: US politics corrupted by money – audio

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Russian TV commentator sacked after snoozing during Barcelona match

• Vasily Utkin was watching Barça play Bayer Leverkusen<br>• ‘It just so happened that at the end of the first half, I was talking in my sleep’<p>Some pundits have described the current Barcelona teams as the best of all time but even watching the likes of Lionel Messi and Neymar was not enough to keep …

Vladimir Putin denies setting his dog on Angela Merkel

After years of rumours, Russian leader insists he knew nothing of German chancellor's fear of dogs when he introduced her to his beloved Connie<p>It’s a tale of ruthlessness and intimidation that has dogged one of the most important political relationships of the 21st century almost since it began.<p>Now …

One dead after 'horror film' blizzard in Russia causes 16-hour traffic jam

Freezing conditions which led to dozens suffering from exposure leaves motorists wondering where Russia's snowploughs have gone<p>Survivors of a freezing 16 hour traffic jam that left at least one man dead have complained to Vladimir Putin after they were left to fend for themselves for nearly a …