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9 documentaries that will make you smarter about business

• A comedian says he prank-called Trump and Jared Kushner patched him through — here is the full transcript of that call<br>• Trump was reportedly surprised …

Book Your Next Vacation in One of These 10 Underrated European Cities

21 easy habits to start today that will help you 5 years from now

One Quora thread is full of such contemplations, originally addressed to a 23-year-old physics student but applicable to everybody.<p>Here are the takeaways.<p><b>1. Work on your public speaking skills.</b> It's scary. Even Warren Buffett used to throw up before giving a speech. But it's crucial: As you advance …

Harvard Business School

Tips For Building Wealth From Millionaire Blogger FrugalTrader

In 2006, a young Canadian couple decided they were going to become millionaires by their mid 30's. These are their tips for how to get there:

11 Contemporary Authors Every Christian Should Read

At its core, fiction is about broadening our perspectives and unveiling truth.I enjoy few things more than opening a good novel and getting lost in …

Popular Fiction

What I learned from using a classic productivity technique for a week

The simple time-management method, which Cirillo developed when he was a university student, has become one of the most practiced productivity hacks of the past few decades due to its simplicity and effectiveness.<p>A few years ago, it was named the most popular productivity method by Lifehacker.<p>I …

The Best Cities For Jobs 2015

Since the U.S. economy imploded in 2008, there’s been a steady shift in leadership in job growth among our major metropolitan areas. In the earliest years, the cities that did the best were those on the East Coast that hosted the two prime beneficiaries of Washington’s resuscitation efforts, the …

25 Tools to Make Your Company Look Bigger Than it Is

Appearance is everything with consumers, who may trust large companies more than smaller ones. These platforms, websites, and apps can help.<p>Being a small company has its upsides. You're fast and nimble, and you don't have any bureaucracy mucking up your ability to get things done. However, being …

The key to success in the global workplace is being culturally fluent

It’s time for a paradigm shift in our understanding of culture. At a time when so many businesspeople live and work in multiple cultures, categorizing people based on their passport or birthplace just doesn’t ring true.<p>So says Michael Morris, a professor at Columbia Business School and the lead …

Color Blindness

Two books Warren Buffett says you should read

NEW YORK (MarketWatch) — After you read Warren Buffett’s latest letter to shareholders, he’s got two other reading recommendations.<p><b>“Where Are the</b> …

Investing

20 striking portraits from the Vanity Fair Oscar Party

For A-listers lucky enough to attend the Vanity Fair Oscar Party, a simple photo booth just doesn't cut it.<p>Instead, <i>Vanity Fair</i> had renowned …

22 Contemporary Authors You Absolutely Should Be Reading

These writers are not to be missed.

Burberry is bold and colorful for fall 2015

Burberry Prorsum Fall 2015 is a bold, bright, intricate collection that kept us enthralled from the very first look. Always a well-attended show …

I'm Afraid the Best Thing about the Brit Awards 2015 Was America

When it takes a Kanye West performance for grime to be repped as part of the UK’s musical fabric, something is really wrong.<p>As the winners board inevitably turned into a white upper middle class male coup d’etat at the Brits last night, the giving out of awards quickly began to feel even less …

UK finance sector bonuses to top £100bn since financial crisis

With high street banks poised to reveal their 2014 bonus pots the Robin Hood Tax campaign reveals figures showing ‘unreformed sector is out of control’<p>Bonuses paid out by banks and insurers since the start of the financial crisis are set to top £100bn this year, according to the Robin Hood Tax …

UK retail sales growth plummets in February, weakest since November 2013 - CBI

LONDON, (Reuters) - British retail sales growth almost ground to a halt in February as supermarkets and department stores reported much lower sales, an industry survey showed on Monday.<p>Shoppers are reflected in a window as they carry bags along Oxford street during the final weekend of shopping …

Selling

NASA Thinks There May Be Life on Jupiter’s Moon

David Bowie once speculated about life on Mars, and now NASA scientists are wondering the same thing about Jupiter’s moon Europa.<p>A potential mission …

What is aerotoxic syndrome?

As a Coroner writes to British Airways and the Civil Aviation Authority calling for 'urgent action' about aircraft air contamination, we ask whether we should be worried<p><b>What is aerotoxic syndrome?</b><p>It is an illness caused by exposure to contaminated air in aircraft – known as a “fume …

'Syria-bound' teenagers: airlines must do more, says David Cameron

Airlines and internet companies need to do more to prevent radicalised British teenagers travelling to the Middle East to join Islamic State militants, David Cameron the prime minister has said.<p>Cameron told MPs he was “horrified” by the case of three London girls believed to be on their way to …

Church of England offers jobs below the Living Wage

Conservative MPs brand Church "hypocritical" after it called on employees to pay Living Wage<p>The Church of England has been accused of hypocrisy for demanding that employers pay staff at least the living wage whilst paying its own staff less than that amount.<p>The Living Wage, calculated from the …

France seizes passports of suspected jihadists headed for Syria

PARIS (Reuters) - Authorities in France seized the passports of six alleged French jihadists who were planning to depart to fight in Syria, the first time this anti-terrorism measure has been used, Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve said on Monday.<p>The ability to seize passports and identity cards …

Islam

Isis targets in Iraq and Syria hit by six US-led air strikes since Friday

The US-led coalition staged six air strikes against Islamic State targets in Syria and Iraq in the past 24 hours, the Combined Joint Task Force said on Saturday morning.<p>The coalition carried out 10 strikes between Thursday and Friday.<p>Lured by Isis: how the young girls who revel in brutality are …

5 ways you can work smarter, NOT harder

In today’s overstretched, overscheduled world, we feel like we are constantly reacting and not really in control of our days. So, how can you take …

New Beautifully Dream-Like Photos by Katharina Jung

When we first introduced the work of 20-year-old German photographer Katharina Jung, she was in the midst of a year-long project where she produced an image each week during 2014. Luckily for us, the year has come and gone, and we're pleased to share some of the other fantastic photos that she …

Photography

In what world is naming a lipgloss Underage a good idea?

<b>I recently came across a tinted lipgloss by Mac, on sale in the US and UK, with a pretty shocking name. Can you help me make sense of this?</b><p><i>Zohra, by email</i><p>The above is a very condensed version of Zohra’s correspondence, and I’ll include most of the rest in a moment, but a bit of background first. We …

The iPhone 6's New Camera Could Forever Change Filmmaking

Amidst all the hoopla over the new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus and their motion processors, faster CPUs, and larger screens, it was also announced …

Arsenal Transfer News: Jackson Martinez Deal Cleared by Porto Amid £29m Rumours

Porto have cleared the way for Arsenal to sign Jackson Martinez, the Portuguese side's star striker, admitting they are prepared to sell the Colombian.<p>Jamie Sanderson of <i>Metro</i> quotes the Portuguese giants' club president, Pinto da Costa, speaking about the player, revealing they have agreed with …

Minimalist Vibes with NU Swim

While the northern hemisphere is still experiencing frigid temperatures, the optimistic (and envy-inducing warm weather vacationers) are already on the hunt for a new bathing suit. For those that who are dreading the shopping headaches to come—and are just itching to get into the water—the launch …