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Give child refugees dental tests to verify age, says David Davies

Tory MP and sections of media accused of vilifying migrants after he suggests Britain’s hospitality is being abused<p>A Conservative MP and sections of the British media have been accused of vilifying refugees by calling for dental tests to verify the ages of child migrants.<p>Images of some of those …

Fed paid record $98.7 billion to U.S. Treasury in 2014

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The regional Federal Reserve banks turned over a record $98.7 billion in profits to the U.S. Treasury in 2014, essentially recycling the earnings the central bank gets from the $4 trillion in securities it accumulated through three rounds of quantitative easing.<p>The figure …

6 Gifts That Will Totally Impress The Travelers On Your List

There are plenty of items to give the travel-obsessed loved one in your life this holiday season. There are those gadgets and gizmos that can make their journeys that much more comfortable, such as the Napwrap or the Knee Defender. Then you've got those items that will streamline their travels, …

By 2020, 90% of World’s Population Aged over 6 Will Have a Mobile Phone: Report

Ericsson has released its latest Mobility Report today, revealing that the ongoing growth of the smartphone market isn’t likely to slow down any time soon thanks to increasing numbers of users coming online in countries like China and India.<p>According to the study, which looks at data forecasts up …

This Is The Scariest Sentence From IBM's Earnings Announcement

CEO Ginni Rometty said this in IBM's Q3 earnings announcement, which revealed tumbling revenue and profits at the company.<p>The statement is troubling because as a global provider of business software and services, IBM is a bellwether of business spending. And a boom in business spending is central …

Watch Jony Ive and Elon Musk talk design and sci-fi transportation

Tired of hearing little more than soundbites from tech luminaries such as Apple's Jony Ive and Tesla's Elon Musk? Today's your lucky day. <i>Vanity Fair</i> has posted its full video interviews with both Ive and Musk, giving you an insight into how the two executives work. Not surprisingly, Ive's chat …

10 Apps You Probably Never Heard Of That Employees Are Sneaking Into Work

With our tablets, smartphones and cloud services, if we need an app, we get it ourselves.<p>This is drastically different than the way work tech used to be: bought by IT, set up by IT, issued by IT and controlled by IT. You didn't like what you were given? Oh well.<p>Interestingly, this has created …

The 22 Websites Every Modern Gentleman Should Bookmark

Unfortunately, just searching "gentleman" isn't going to get you very far. You need to know where to look to get solid information.<p>So we've compiled a list of websites that every gentleman should bookmark and use, including the web versions of men's magazines, style blogs, and e-commerce sites.<p>We …

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5 Free Apps That Make You Seem Smart

When you communicate more clearly, people are more likely to think you're smart.<p>In business, how you write (and speak) is who people think you are. If you have lousy grammar, use tired cliches, spout biz-blab, or dress up five-cent ideas in five-dollar words, people secretly (or openly, if you're …

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Top 20 Technologies that Will Change our Lives: Next Up - Digital Medicine

The global big data market is expected to generate revenue of over $122 billion by 2025. This is resulting in “connectivity” becoming the foundation of life, transcending to a connected home, connected workplace and eventually leading to a connected city. For example, in the home, energy …

The Best Business Book I’ve Ever Read

It’s certainly true that many of the particulars of business have changed. But the fundamentals have not. Brooks’s deeper insights about business are …

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Almost all of the world’s biggest cities will be in Asia and Africa by 2030

Tokyo is the undisputed champion of mega-cities. With a population of 37.8 million, it dwarfs second-place Delhi. The Japanese capital has such a big lead in population that even though it’s expected to lose about half a million people over the next 16 years, it will still be the world’s biggest …

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10 Ways to Add Mindful Moments to Your Day | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

“Failure to maintain focus can leave the mind lost in repeating loops of chronic anxiety… The power to disengage our attention from one thing and …

Costa Rica take a surprising lead over Italy

Just before the break, Bryan Ruiz put Costa Rica up 1-0 over Italy with a terrific header.<p>Costa Rica have taken a surprise lead against Italy, thanks to a terrific header from Bryan Ruiz. Just moments after losing out on what certainly looked to be a penalty, with Giorgio Chiellini panicking and …

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KPCB Internet trends 2014

The latest edition of the annual Internet Trends report includes:<p>1. Key Internet trends showing slowing Internet user growth but strong smartphone, tablet and mobile data traffic growth as well as rapid growth in mobile advertising.<p>2. Emerging positive efficiency trends in education and …

Morukuru Family - Madikwe Game Reserve, South...

<b>Morukuru Family - Madikwe Game Reserve, South Africa</b><p>Set in the middle of a safari park, the Morukuru Family at Madikwe Game Reserve consists of three …

6 Books That Will Change The Way You Think For The Better

Reading what everyone else reads is good for conversation, perhaps, but it's not going to help you to think differently. And if you can't think differently, you're always going to be a one-legged man in an ass-kicking contest.<p>With that in mind, here are 5 books that you've (probably) never heard of …

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