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DNA from 4,500-year-old Ethiopian reveals surprise about ancestry of Africans

DNA from a man who lived in Ethiopia about 4,500 years ago is prompting scientists to rethink the history of human migration in Africa.<p>Until now, the conventional wisdom had been that the first groups of modern humans left Africa roughly 70,000 years ago, stopping in the Middle East en route to …

5 Lessons Young Entrepreneurs Mostly Learn the Hard Way

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Starting a business is hard, and the difficulties often are compounded when you’re a young person beginning the entrepreneurial journey. There are many moving parts and resources you need but may not have access to.<p>I’m 34-years-old now …

Entrepreneurship

6 awkward conversation topics for Obama, Xi

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Chinese President Xi Jinping arrives in Washington on Thursday for his first official state visit, and his interactions with President Barack Obama are sure to include some awkward conversations.<p>Xi will be welcomed to the White House at two dinners -- a smaller dinner on Thursday …

China

Do humans stand a chance in Earth’s sixth mass extinction?

Scientists recently suggested that the Earth’s sixth mass extinction has begun. As terrifying as that sounds, surely humans are too smart and too important to get wiped out? Paleontologists have long tried to shed light on this question by looking for general rules that might predict the survival …

Dinosaurs

The Pope’s Real View of Capitalism, in Three Sentences

Pope Francis rankles critics who, seeing his campaigns against poverty and climate change, wish he would drop the economist act and stick to …

Christianity

Earth's 6th mass extinction has begun, and there are no signs that humans will be spared

Paleontologists have long tried to shed light on this question by looking for general rules that might predict the survival of a species.<p>While this is not a straightforward exercise, research so far indicates that the odds are not in our favor.<p>Limitations of diversity<p>Life on Earth can be traced …

Extinction

Tired of the 9 to 5? This is how to start a business for free

<b>(CNN) —</b> You might think that the hardest part about starting your own business is figuring out what new service or product to offer to the world.<p>But after spending months, or even years, meticulously fine-tuning your unique selling point -- the heavy lifting starts. Building a business takes an …

Small Business

How to educate your child to be an entrepreneur

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur India, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>Me and Richard Branson, the boss of mighty Virgin empire, share something in common. We both started our businesses at school. His was a scrappy school …

Entrepreneurship
Middle-class

Here's what the 'Little Boy' atomic bomb dropped on Hiroshima would do to major American cities

The blast, which was the first detonation of a uranium-based nuclear device in history, instantly killed 70,000 people, while the lasting effects of the radiation brought the toll up to 140,000.<p>Hiroshima, a city of 310,000, was almost completely annihilated.<p>The nuclear chain reaction unleashed by a …

Nuclear Energy

Does the language you speak change your view of the world?

Bilinguals get all the perks. Better job prospects, a cognitive boost and even protection against dementia. Now new research shows that they can also …

17 Facts About Time That Will Hurt Your Brain

"Time is an illusion. Lunchtime doubly so."<p><b>1.</b> Time passes faster for your face than for your feet (assuming you're standing up). Einstein's theory of relativity dictates that the closer you are to the centre of the Earth, the slower time goes – and this has been measured. At the top of Mount …

American Philosophy

Is Capitalism Ending?

“Without us noticing, we are entering the post-capitalist era,” writes Paul Mason in the <i>Guardian</i> in an article entitled “The End of Capitalism Has Begun.” “At the heart of further change to come,” he continues, “ is information technology, new ways of working and the sharing economy. The old ways …

Innovation

Physicist Finds COMPUTER CODE In String Theory Equation

James Gates is a renowned theoretical physicist who has devoted himself to the incredibly complex and fascinating mathematics of string theory, …

Former CIA bureau chief: Putin is ‘perfectly willing’ to use nuclear weapons in Europe

Russian President Vladimir Putin is prepared to use tactical nuclear weapons in Europe to stop any NATO expansion, according to an ex-CIA bureau chief.<p>Robert Dannenberg, who was once Chief of the Central Eurasia region for the Central Intelligence Agency, said that "nuclear weapons are not off the …

Russia

How Physics Will Change—and Change the World—in 100 Years — NOVA Next

One hundred years ago, Albert Einstein had only just published his revolutionary new theory of gravity, atomic nuclei were entirely mysterious, and …

10 Most terrifying civilizations in history of the world (With Pictures)

5. Nazi Germany<p>Nazi Germany, also known as the Third Reich, is the common name for Germany during an era where the country transformed from a …

Why We Need Philosophers Engaged In Public Life

Say "philosopher" and most people imagine a bust of Socrates, obscure texts or intellectual tête-à-têtes in the so-called Ivory Tower, away from the muddle of real-life concerns. But three issues this past week made something clear: We need philosophers engaged in public life — and a public willing …

United States

The Physical Effects of Living in Space Could Create a New Human Species

What if one day we encounter aliens, and they are our descendants?<p>Societies living off-Earth sounds like a concept from science fiction. We spend our lives pinned to the planet. In half a century of human space flight, fewer than 600 people have traveled to low Earth orbit, and just 12 have stood …

Space Travel

Allen B. West

The Obama Administration Declares That Muslim Jihadists Can Join American Military Forces To Be Trained By US Soldiers

Written by: Theodore Shoebat<p>Published on: June 16, 2015<p>19.5Kshares<br>• Share<br>• Plus<br>• LinkedIn<p>The Obama administration has now given an invitation to jihadists …

Middle East

Obama commits $4bn to form clean-energy investment clearinghouse

US energy secretary announces new office of technology transitions to help facilitate financing by connecting would-be investors with clean-energy firms<p>With $4bn and a new government office, the White House has unveiled its latest clean energy initiative and cast a subtle new role for the federal …

Obama Administration

"Cornering The Earth" - How The Rothschilds "Controlled At Least One Third Of Global Wealth" Over 100 Years Ago

One week ago we presented the prophetic work of Alfred Owen Crozier who in 1912 penned "U.S. Money vs Corporation Currency" in which, together with …

Chamber of Commerce

Bush: You need boots on the ground to beat ISIS

With George W. Bush’s popularity back on the rise these days and the Middle East deteriorating under current US leadership, it’s no surprise that …

Middle East
South Asia

Varna Man and the Wealthiest Grave of the 5th Millennium BC

In the 1970s, archaeologists in Bulgaria stumbled upon a vast Copper Age necropolis from the 5 th millennium BC containing the oldest golden …