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9 documentaries that will make you smarter about business

• A National Guard soldier home for the holidays died trying to save people in the deadly Bronx fire<br>• The highly anticipated Cotton Bowl began with the …

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

European Travel

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 …

Occupy Wall Street
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 …

Time Management
Silicon Valley

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 …

Small Business

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 …

Business School

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> …

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 …

Natalie Portman

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 …

Women's Fashion

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 …

Apple shares blast to a record high

At this price, Apple has a market capitalization of more than $750 billion.<p>The latest pop in Apple shares comes as the stock has been among the best performers in the S&P 500 this year, rising about 18% this year.<p>At this market cap, Apple is more than double the size of ExxonMobil, the benchmark …


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


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 …

80 people injured in gas explosion in Honduras

A gas explosion at a market in the Honduras capital of Tegucigalpa killed an infant and injured at least 80 people. Civilians could be seen trying to put out flames alongside firefighters in the blazing market.<p>More news on euronews.com

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

PM says ministers will be talking with airlines to ensure that children who are at risk are properly identified and questioned<p>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 …

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

North Africa
Middle East

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 …


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

A Mac lipgloss is named after the official term for someone who is under the legal age to drink, smoke or have sex – and no one seems to notice how weird that is<p><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>…

Will Ferrell

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 …