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Turning A Niche Into A Billion Dollar Opportunity

When Mark Zuckerberg focused his social network initially on Ivy League campuses, it seemed kind of foolish. How could this niche be a billion-dollar opportunity?<p>Yes, of course, he’s now one of the world’s richest persons. And if anything, the college market was ideal for getting early adopters as …

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Paris Muslims complain of ostracism after terror attacks

PARIS (AP) — Riding the Paris Metro to the city's Grand Mosque for prayers, Samia Mahfoudia says people shoot sideways looks at her "almost as if …

Extremism

U.S. and Russia Sending Weapons to Syria Best-Suited for Shooting at Each Other

Those heartbreaking stories of a youngster killed by a parent’s wayward gun can lead one to wonder: what the heck was Dad thinking? Yet something …

Obama proposes capping standardized testing at 2% of classroom time

The Obama administration executed a significant about-face in its education policy Saturday, calling for a cap on the amount of time students spend taking standardized tests.<p>The move comes amid growing opposition from teachers and many parents who assert that high-stakes testing has classrooms …

Here's what it says about your personality if you're constantly checking your phone

But people notice — and they may use that behavior to make judgments about your personality .<p>As it turns out, some recent scientific research suggests that it is possible to draw inferences about someone's personality based on his relationship to his phone. Specifically, emotionally unstable …

Psychology

12 sites that will teach you coding for free

<i>This post is in partnership with Entrepreneur. The article below was originally published at</i> <i>entrepreneur.</i><i>com</i><i>.</i><p>By John Rampton, Entrepreneur<p>There was a …

A Harvard professor reveals a strategy that can help you stop worrying

We all deal with this when life gets challenging.<p>There is a way to overcome worry that doesn't involve alcohol or a straitjacket.<p>The answer is thousands of years old — but now science is validating those ancient ideas. You've probably even heard of it: Mindfulness.<p>Yeah, it's all the rage now. But …

Mindfulness