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Watch the Funniest News Bloopers of 2014

Check out the craziest broadcast blunders of the year – from F-bombs to earthquakes to an angry Samuel L. Jackson<p>Another year, another onslaught of …

Pulp Fiction

The seven habits of highly confident people

<i>This post originally appeared at LinkedIn. Follow the author here.</i><p>Confidence is crucial to a happy and fulfilling life. It influences your success in leadership, how you engage with your team, and at work in general. It influences how you build your business, how you are in your family life, …

Self-improvement

Top 4 tech habits you need to break right now

Get some peace of mind by breaking some bad habits and developing some good ones along the way.<p>It's a brand new year, so why not start it off right by ditching the shackles of old habits and trying some new things to make your tech life easier? We know that old habits die hard and that's why we've …

Die Hard

A Diva Is Born: Every One of 2014's Amazing Ariana Grande Rumors

In 2014, lifelike ponytail Ariana Grande went from "that girl from Nickelodeon" to one of the biggest divas on the planet. Allegedly. Throughout the …

What to do before selling or donating your phone

Selling or giving away your phone this season? Prep your device properly with this handy game plan.<p>Before you retire your trusty old phone in favor of something shiny and new, think twice about tossing it away blindly. In addition to all the precious digital content and media your phone …

Android News

The darkweb's nihilistic vigilante sees the light

Operation Onymous last month did more than shut down hidden websites selling drugs.<p>The operation, led by the FBI and Europol, took down a swathe of Tor sites including one of the darkweb’s most notorious sites, Doxbin. It was where users and admins posted the names, addresses, social security …

The Wonderful, Wordless World of Emojis ;-)

Real Life Diet<p>Jokes. Music. Chicken breast.<p>By Luke Darby1 day agoView More<p>Dating<p>Polyamory is so 2017.<p>By Sophie Saint Thomas8 hours agoView More<p>Travel …

The Drug Revolution That No One Can Stop

Designing your own narcotics online isn’t just easy—it can be legal too. How do we know? We did it.<p><b>AT MIDDAY ON A THURSDAY</b> this past April, a radio …

Why the dollar will spoil the 5% GDP party in 2015

All of a sudden, the U.S. economy appears to be cashing in.<p>On Tuesday, the government reported that GDP rose 5% in the third quarter. That is 1.1 …

Five tips for building your social media brand

<i>This column is part of Globe Careers' Leadership Lab series, where executives and experts share their views and advice about leadership and management. Follow us at</i> @Globe_Careers<i>. Find all Leadership Lab stories at</i> tgam.ca/leadershiplab<p>This New Year's Eve, as you celebrate with friends and reflect …

The Best Jobs For Every Personality Type

Does your job fit your personality?<p>The Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) personality test, which measures preferences like introversion and extroversion, has been part of business culture for decades. Today about 80% of the Fortune 500 and 89 of Fortune 100 companies use it to analyze the …

4 Things Millionaires Have in Common, Backed by Research

<b>What do millionaires do differently?</b><p>Are they harder workers? Do they have brains that can bend spoons? Do they exhibit Bond Villain levels of cunning?<p>…

The secret to the Uber economy is wealth inequality

Of the many attractions offered by my hometown, a west coast peninsula famed for its deep natural harbor, perhaps the most striking is that you never have to leave the house. With nothing more technologically advanced than a phone, you can arrange to have delivered to your doorstep, often in less …

San Francisco

5 Moves to Work Your Abs From All Angles

A perfectly toned tummy is reason enough to add more core moves to your workout routine. Additionally, a strong mid-section is the essential …

The 'Graywashing' of CIA Torture

The brutal interrogation program was far less defensible than its moderate critics seem to realize.<p>As the Senate report on CIA interrogations courses through the national media this week, the once-popular notion that the Bush administration never <i>really</i> tortured anyone, or engaged only in …

Afghanistan: The Making of a Narco State

After 13 years of war, we haven't defeated the Taliban, but we have managed to create a nation ruled by drug lords<p>Helmand Province in southern …

Afghanistan

Employers ignore almost everything on your application–except this

It’s the holiday season, and millions of people are about to get a flood of unsolicited career advice from older relatives.<p>Most of it will be useless.<p>You don’t need to be told that a resume should be clear, uncluttered, and typo free. (A good summary of common, deal-breaking mistakes comes from …

Employment

Janay Rice, in her own words

<i>Editor's Note: This is Janay Rice's story, as told to ESPN's Jemele Hill. On Wednesday, Nov. 5, Jemele interviewed Janay for three hours at the home</i> …

Relationships

Turning Customers Into Cultists

Why many companies now take their cues from religious sects<p>In the third week of September, thousands of people organized themselves into neat lines that snaked along the city blocks of New York, Seattle, London, and dozens of other cities around the world. Sleeping in cardboard boxes, or keeping …

2014's Best Hotels in The World

Boutique-hotel experts Mr & Mrs Smith have announced their best hotel award winners for 2014.<p>Boutique-hotel experts Mr & Mrs Smith have announced their best hotel award winners for 2014. <i>Via HarpersBazaar.co.uk</i>

How successful people stay productive

<i>This post originally appeared at LinkedIn. Follow Travis here.</i><p>TalentSmart has tested more than a million people and found that the upper echelons of top performance are filled with people who are high in emotional intelligence (90% of top performers, to be exact). The hallmark of emotional …

Emotional Intelligence

6 Ways to Improve your Work Life Right Now

Here's six pieces of advice culled from six different self-help books. It's easier than you think. Trust us.<p>1. Be Calmer Under Pressure<p><b>The tip:</b> "When you're stressed your shoulders automatically rise without you even noticing. Simply dropping them will make you calmer physically, and that will have …

Self-confidence

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