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The bloated, arrogant aid industry won't let Africa go without a fight

African economies are now standing tall by themselves - but too much money is invested in the patronising lie that they're helpless without the West<p>Africa is standing up. After centuries of poverty, the world's largest continent is developing fast. Economic growth in Africa will be around 5 per …

Carbon tax was misjudged and made coal uneconomic

The Conservatives need to end the discredited carbon tax as a priority<p>The shock announcement of the early closure of one of Britain's biggest power stations, at Ferrybridge in West Yorkshire – seven years before it needed to be closed – has come as a body blow to Britain's energy security. It comes …

Budapest the cheapest city for alcoholic drinks

Budapest, the Hungarian capital, is the cheapest destination in Europe to buy alcoholic drinks, according to new research by the Post Office.<p>Prices for 10 different drinks, ranging from beer and wine to cocktails and spirits, were analysed in popular tourist spots. The results showed that the …

Top 10 Things to Do in Japan

Travel<p>In a nation as culturally rich as Japan, it can be hard to know how to spend your time there. Here are ten of our favorite things to do.<p><b>Visit Kyoto’s Ancient Sites</b><br>Japan’s capital from 794 to 1868, Kyoto is bathed in history. The most iconic remnant of the city’s imperial past is the …

Japan

Venture capitalists are flocking to Phoenix to invest in the growing ed tech sector

Arizona Commerce Authority This past April, 2,000 people headed to the Phoenician resort in Scottsdale, Arizona, near Phoenix, to mingle at the annual ASU+GSV Summit, an event The New York Times referred to as "the must-attend event for education technology investors."<p>In all, 270 ed tech companies …

Education Technology

Should You Buy A Tesla Battery?

So does it make sense to buy this battery? The answer depends on who you are and where you live. For companies that pay steep demand charges (when …

UC Berkeley

12 Morning Routines That Top Entrepreneurs Execute Daily

Your morning routine needs work. Improve it by learning from these top entrepreneurs.<p>Greatness doesn't happen by accident. Industry leaders don't just roll out of bed, fix whatever they find in the cupboards for breakfast, and then head to the office to tackle whatever pops up in their inboxes.<p>They …

Anderson Cooper: Why “No Plan B” Is The Only Plan

In Getting There: A Book of Mentors, the former holder of a fake press pass shares intimate advice on finding your own path.<p>My father died during heart bypass surgery when I was 10 years old. When I was 21, my 23-year-old brother committed suicide. He jumped off the terrace of our family’s …

How to survive the entrepreneurial rollercoaster

It’s 10:36pm and you finally got a few minutes to spend with your significant other, after a 14-hour day of hustling up business for your startup.<p>You’re going to relax and watch the next episode of House of Cards. Maybe some of Mr. Underwood’s negotiating skills and charisma will rub off on you. …

Entrepreneurship

34 Underrated U.S. Cities You'll Actually Want To Move To

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Portable Electric Grid Will Go Everywhere The Army Goes

What’s power without power?<p>Napoleon’s army may have marched on its stomach, but a modern military force needs more than just food to survive in the field. Electricity powers everything on an army base, so having a power grid is important if troops are going to be able to function inside a country. …

Military

The 6 Team Members Your Startup Needs to Be Successful

Every start-up needs a good idea but to make that idea work you need a great team. Follow along as a small start-up is making it big.<p>There is a troubling statistic that within 3 years, 92 percent of all startups fail. They fail because they don't have the right team.<p>At <b>ResearchConnection,</b> this …

Why A Philadelphia Grocery Chain Is Thriving In Food Deserts

When Jeff Brown opened his first grocery store in a low-income neighborhood in Philadelphia back in 2004, it seemed like a long shot.<p>Most people thought he was crazy to even attempt to make money in a food desert like Southwest Philly, he says. Other grocers had tried and quickly gone out of …

How 7 People Would Spend 24 Hours In Philly

If your knowledge of Philadelphia begins and ends with the “Rocky” montage, get ready to learn that there’s way more to the city than an inspiring 2:28-minute movie clip.<p>To enrich your understanding of Pennsylvania’s largest city and home to the Liberty Bell, we’ve partnered with Visit Philadelphia …

5 Easy Ways to Save on a Trip to Paris

Piles of pastel <i>macarons</i> at Laduree. The steep steps of Montmartre. Masterworks at the Louvre. A long stroll along the Seine.<p>Paris is a city that many travelers pine for, dream about, plan a once-in-a-lifetime trip to. But with so much love comes plenty of high prices. In fact, Paris is one of the …

Air Travel

Private Caribbean island tops luxury list of world's most unique lodges

Earlier this year National Geographic set out to identify remarkable resorts around the world that excel in "sustainability, authenticity and excellence." The 25th lodge to make the cut is a private resort island in St. Vincent and the Grenadines in the southern Caribbean.<p>Petit St. Vincent joined …

Memorial Day Weekend

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Percent of Population Age 25 - 34: 27.7%<br>Millennial Newcomers: 6.9%<br>Unemployment Rate: 4.4%<br>Median Rent: $1,612

8 Cheaper Alternatives to Popular European Destinations

<i>By: Sophie-Claire Hoeller</i><p><i>Credit: Flickr/alcuin lai</i><p>Rome, Munich, the French Riviera -- all European bucket list spots renowned for their history, their culture, and their affinity for chain smoking and tiny cars. But you know else they're known for? Overpriced everything. And hoards of visitors …

European Travel

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How to Fly in the Front of the Plane - on the Cheap, Maybe for Free

NEW YORK (MainStreet) — Don’t kid yourself. Flying in coach is not nearly as nice as flying upfront, where there’s vastly more space, the drinks are …

The most successful Kickstarter projects of all time and where they are today

Just look at the success of the legendary Potato Salad, where a guy tried to raise the funds to make, well, potato salad — and ended up raising over $55,000 and throwing a potato party for charity.<p>In 2014, over 22,252 projects were succesfully funded on Kickstarter, with a total of $529 million …

I'm moving out of New York City, and these are the things I'm checking off my bucket list before I go

I've lived in Brooklyn for more than two years, and I never thought I would leave. But alas — love, year-round room-temperature weather, and something called the "Sushirrito" enticed me to pursue greener (though drier) pastures on the West Coast.<p>Before I move to San Francisco at the end of the …

New York City

How One Entrepreneur Raised A Half Billion Dollars

As an entrepreneur, you have dedicated countless hours, made endless personal sacrifices, and invested many resources into realizing your business dreams. When it comes to securing financial backing for your startup, how can all of these factors play out in a way that appeals to investors? It all …

Nigeria in pictures: Lagos facelift

<b>Nigeria's commercial capital, Lagos, has had a makeover over the last decade, as this gallery from the BBC's Ayo Bello shows:</b>

Facelifts

Stannis Baratheon: King of Westeros, lord of grammar

Season 5 of <i>Game of Thrones</i> is the season of Stannis Baratheon.<p>Having spent the previous four seasons being, to put it bluntly, a boring, uptight, …

5 Kinds of People Who Will Help You Succeed as an Entrepreneur

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Entrepreneurship is, in many ways, about achieving independence. You won’t have a boss anymore. You won’t have a network of supervisors and coworkers to set your schedule or monitor your success. Instead, you’ll become a master of your …

Entrepreneurship

Cheap Flights to Mexico? No Problem

Whether you're headed to Cabo or Cancun, Mexico City or beyond, flights to Mexico aren't always cheap. Where you live and which airlines service that airport play a big part in how much you'll pay for your flight. To help you out, Hopper created a map that shows you the average cost of flying to …

Flying

Business Solutions To Poverty For Under $100

Non-profits are driven to do good and change lives. Non-profits are also learning to think more like businesses. And one market-orientated mantra has become especially important: the customer is king.<p>You might think you have a life-changing, problem-solving product, but if you don’t have a product …