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Essential Design Thinking Videos and Methods

<i>The following resources are recommended in order to assist you to better understand Design Thinking. These resources, videos, and tools should be</i> …

Design

Iran just overplayed its hand in Syria

The problem for Tehran is that it cannot risk a major conflict with Israel.<p>><br>• ><p>Members of the Iranian revolutionary guard march during a parade to …

This case turns your iPhone into a modular device

The modular phone trend hasn't taken off as fast as companies like Motorola would have hoped, what with devices like the Moto Z and Moto Z Force not exactly being a hit. But, that doesn't mean there aren't others trying to mimic that style, even if they aren't doing it with their own phone. Here's …

Android News

Comfortable and Cozy: 30 Attic Apartment Inspirations

Living in an attic apartment can have its challenges; the lack of space, the low ceiling, and the lofty-feeling can all make the living space feel …

Being black in Britain is like 'living in a different world' says equality commission

Black graduates earn a quarter less than their white counterparts, the inequality watchdog has said, as it warns that being black in Britain can feel like "living in a different world".<p>People from ethnic minorities still face "entrenched" race inequality across many strands of modern life in …

Mark Zuckerberg Makes a Power Grab at Facebook

After Facebook (fb) announced stupendous results Wednesday – revenue up 52%, profits tripled, both measures leaping from already high bases – who …

The coolest tech of 2016 is about to go on display at CES

Want a hint at what gadgets and gizmos are coming this year? The world is about to find out, as innovators gather next week at CES, the preeminent technology expo.<p>CES is where the latest, greatest and not-so-greatest inventions get put on display each year.<p>At this year's CES, the tech industry is …

Virtual Reality

UK's credit rating downgraded to 'negative' by S&P on EU referendum risk

A second major ratings agency has warned that Brexit could harm the UK's economy<p>The UK is in danger of losing its gold-plated triple A grade, leading ratings agency Standard & Poor's has warned.<p>It has downgraded its outlook on the UK's sovereign rating to "negative". It is the only one of the big …

LinkedIn joins Twitter in post-earnings tumble

NEW YORK (AP) — Dumping social media stocks that show any sign of weakness is trending on Wall Street.<p>Shares of LinkedIn Corp. plunged 21 percent in …

Social Media

Nelson Peltz's plan to bust up DuPont doesn't add up

Activist investors can’t go after crappy companies. Bad businesses are really hard to turn around, especially if you are an outside shareholder. If a …

These Photos Of A 2-Year-Old And Her Drug-Addict Parents Started A Huge Controversy

Then a 21-year-old college student, Popova asked the woman, Lilya, if she could take her photograph. That photo spurred a months-long photo project on the lives of the little girl, Anfisa, and her parents, Lilya and a man named Pasha.<p>With the family's permission, Popova stayed with them for several …

Toronto

Cash-strapped Khashoggi?

REMEMBER Adnan Khashoggi, who amassed a fortune in the 1970s and 1980s brokering arms sales to his fellow Saudis? He was never quite the world’s …

What Does A Successful Country Look Like? [English]

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WHEN Vladimir Putin was bribing Viktor Yanukovych, then the president of Ukraine, to turn down a trade deal with the European Union last year, one of …

If Europe votes for the 'Swedish model' on prostitution, women will be at risk

Prostitution is described as the oldest profession. It often feels as if the arguments between those who want it abolished and those who are pragmatic about it continuing have been going on for almost as long. Today, as the European parliament prepares to vote on whether men who buy sex should be …

The Car As You Know It Is Dead

Goodbye, motoring. Hello, mobility. John Edson of Lunar explains why the future of cars is about experience versus ownership.<p>The tech world has been abuzz about the developments of the self-driving car, visions that are supplanting the earlier visions that would have filled the sky with flying …

Maid In Beijing Hotel Caught Cleaning Toilets With The Same Towels Guests Use To Wash Themselves

We all know to eschew the bedspreads in hotels since they are notoriously filthy, but now we have a new thing to worry about while staying in a hotel: towels.<p>A maid at the Beijing Mehood Hotel in Beijing was caught cleaning the toilets, showers, floors, and even tea cups with the same towels that …

Cleaning

What Big Companies Can Learn from Shark Tank

One of the hardest places to get capital to commercialize a great growth idea is within corporate america. Startups can tap the venture capital market. Corporations can go to the general capital markets by issuing stocks or bonds. But let’s say you are a general manager or director/VP level of a …

How China Will Eat Your Lunch

China is like the sun melting the north pole ice cap. Every day, every year, fresh water drips into the sea. It’s gradual, but it’s noticeable.<p>“China is going to eat your lunch. They’re going to make your food more costly to produce. They’re going to make water more scarce,” says Michael …