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Sikh community asks for hate-crime probe after man is told ‘go back to your own country’ and shot

The 39-year-old Sikh man was working on his car in his driveway in Kent, Wash., just south of Seattle, when a man walked up wearing a mask and holding a gun.<p>According to a report in the Seattle Times, there was an altercation, and the gunman — a stocky, 6-foot-tall white man — said, “Go back to …

Washington State

The 5-day garage gym workout program

<b>Duration</b> 30<p><b>Exercises</b> 4–7<p><b>Equipment</b> Yes<p>For most of us, just <i>cleaning</i> out the garage would be a great workout. Between pulling everything down from …

Yazidi MP and 'Isil's most-wanted woman' banned from entering US to collect award

The only female Yazidi MP in Iraq’s parliament, who mobilised the world against Islamic State’s assault on her people, is unable to travel to the US to accept a human rights awards under Donald Trump’s visa ban.<p>Vian Dakhil was set to receive the Lantos Human Rights Prize at the US Capitol in …

Human Rights

What ISIS Really Wants

The Islamic State is no mere collection of psychopaths. It is a religious group with carefully considered beliefs, among them that it is a key agent of the coming apocalypse. Here’s what that means for its strategy—and for how to stop it.<p>What is the Islamic State?<p>Where did it come from, and what …

Religion

Indexology Fall 2016

The new tech talent you need to succeed in digital

In today’s rapidly changing digital landscape, companies that understand their talent needs and know how to meet them have a competitive edge. Here’s …

How People Really Feel About the Economy

Hey, the week is almost over! Finish strong with our morning train reads:<p>Bernanke: How do people really feel about the economy? (Brookings)<br>• Short interest in largest corporate bond ETF hits record level (Financial Times) <i>see also</i> Junk Bonds’ Big Short (Bloomberg Gadfly)<br>• Why was austerity once so …

Wall Street

Austin's Mayor Is Keeping Ridesharing Weird

Austin’s Mayor Is Keeping Ridesharing Weird<p>Steve Adler is telling Uber and Lyft not to worry about obeying city laws, while also cozying up to their …

Google: Payday Loans Are Too Harmful to Advertise

The search engine’s new policy will hurt companies pitching high-interest loans, but how will it affect borrowers?<p>Imagine you find yourself in a bit of a financial crisis: Rent is due but your car broke down a few weeks ago, eating up few hundred dollars. Now you’re short. You know your family and …

Finance

Get More Bonus Points Using This Free Tool to Check Store Categories

We devote thousands of hours of research to help you get Big Travel with Small Money. You support us by signing-up for credit cards through partner …

Death Is a High-Tech Trip in Japan's Futuristic Cemeteries

Japan's techno-cemeteries replace tombstones with LED Buddhas and conveyor belts.<p>Yumiko Nakajima, a woman in her 70s, is selecting her grave. But instead of choosing a hunk of stone in a regular, outdoor cemetery, she has her sights set on a glowing blue glass Buddha statue inside Ruriden—a small, …

The Raspberry Pi 3 Is Built for the Internet of Things

Founder Eben Upton explains that including Bluetooth and wireless LAN for the first time "changes what you can do" with the Pi.<p>The Raspberry Pi Foundation announced the latest in its range of credit card-sized computers, the Raspberry Pi 3, on Monday.<p>Thanks to new additions such as built-in …

C&W On Shopping Centers: 5 Industry Takeaways From Q4

National Retail View count:<p>February 23, 2016<p>Some reports say it's dying. Others say it's thriving. To gain some <b>empirical intel</b>, we dug through …

eCommerce

Visualizing the Clinton Emails

Visualizing the Clinton Email Network in R<p>•<p>This isn’t a post about politics. I do have opinions about the now infamous e-mail server (which will no …

Data Visualization

Gartner shakes up annual ranking of business analytics tools

This year's Magic Quadrant report from Gartner on business intelligence and analytics platforms reflects a shifting market for BI reporting tools and …

Zika Virus: 8 Other Mosquito-Borne Diseases That Can Do Some Serious Damage

Since the first confirmed case of the Zika virus was discovered in Brazil back in May 2015, pregnant women have been told to avoid travel to South …

Nutritionist Recommends Ways to Get All the Protein You Need, Minus the Meat

<i>There are plenty of reasons to eat lower on the food chain, but you don't need to sacrifice your protein intake. Nutritionist Julie Upton, MS, RD, of Appetite For Health is here to help with recommendations of high-protein foods minus the meat.</i><p>More than half of all Americans are trying to pump up …

Want a Flat Belly? This Smoothie Will Help Get You There

Forget doing another set of crunches at the gym. Sip on this deliciously sweet smoothie packed with ingredients that fight belly fat and reduce bloating — all for under 300 calories.<p>The Greek yogurt in the recipe provides a good amount of calcium and protein, both of which can aid in weight loss. …

Recipes Archives

Sweet Memories: Eating Sweets Forms Memories That Control Eating Habits

<b>Eating sweet foods causes the brain to form a memory of a meal, according to researchers at Georgia State University, Georgia Regents University and</b> …

Global Economy | Themes | Global Research - Centre for Research on Globalization

<b>Fox in the Hen House: Why Interest Rates Are Rising</b><p>The Fed is aggressively raising interest rates, although inflation is contained, private debt is …

News Archives

INFORMS 2018 Government & Analytics Summit<p>The first annual INFORMS Government & Analytics Summit was held on May 21 in Washington, D.C. INFORMS …