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Around The World, Women Entrepreneurs Are On The Rise

Women entrepreneurs lead one in five startups around the globe. The ratio of female founders to male soared 30% over the last year and a half, reports Gust, the Manhattan-based global platform for early-stage investing, which collects data on more than 200,000 companies, angel investors and venture …

Google's Favorite Psychologist Has Some Advice About Motivation

Psychologist<p>He says "the greatest untapped source of motivation" is focusing on how our work contributes to other people, as opposed to the obvious levers of self-interest.<p>This is coming from the youngest-tenured and best-rated professor at Wharton. According to Google's "people analytics" head …

Walmart Vs. Amazon: It's About To Get Interesting

In the case of Walmart Vs. Amazon, it’s about to get interesting.<p>Let’s put aside the much discussed news leak that Walmart is considering using its own shoppers as delivery people, providing some kind of incentive to drop off online orders on their way home from the store.<p>It’s not likely to happen, …

Paid To Fail: Bankrupt American Airlines CEO Slated For $20 Million Severance

When I first read the headline that Honorable Judge Sean Lane had objected to the $20 million proposed “bonus” payment slated for outgoing AMR CEO Tom Horton, I was encouraged that finally, someone had pulled a (Judge) Rakoff, and objected to a settlement based on the moral principles of Justice, …

Photographer David Orias Makes the Pacific Ocean Look like Rainbows and Gold | Colossal

<p>Photographer David Orias relies on slow shutter speeds, precision camera movement and the rich light of dawn or dusk to capture these amazing images …

See Asia’s Most Creative Advertising Work

An animated viral smash about death and a solar stunt were among the top winners at last week’s annual Asia Pacific Advertising Festival in Thailand, celebrating the best creative work from across the region.<p>From 3,507 entries, jurors, led by Graham Fink, CCO of Ogilvy & Mather China, gave out …

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Get Your Head In The Game With Tresemme’s Hairdo How-Tos

Are you stumped about how to do those hairdos that certain women seem to be able to whip up effortlessly at the start of yoga class? Here’s a site for you.<p>When it comes to hair, most women are stuck in a rut. Same hair color, same style, same always. While the possibilities might seem endless, the …

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Articles about superior logic on Dwell.com - Dwell

There's nothing better than a good night's sleep – especially after the hustle and bustle of the holiday season – so why not put...<p>The British designer's elevated exploration of marble—seen in a series of exquisite lighting pieces—makes its U.S. debut at The...<p>Wood and masonry come together in this …

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The First Paintings Of 14 Famous Artists

Before they hit the Louvre, they were just like us. Okay, except they painted brilliant works of art.

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SAC executive Michael Steinberg charged over insider trading

US authorities have arrested Michael Steinberg, a portfolio manager at SAC Capital and the most senior executive to date to be questioned in the …

Bee deaths stir up renewed buzz

This past winter has been exceptionally rough for honeybees — and although it's too early to say exactly why, the usual suspects range from pesticides that appear to cause memory loss to pests that got an exceptionally early start last spring.<p>Friday marked the start of an annual survey that asks …

Dozens of Atlanta Teachers Indicted in Cheating Scandal

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>A grand jury has indicted 35 school administrators and teachers for their alleged part in the …

Changes coming fast for Supreme Court

With the old guard disappearing into retirement, and a new breed of cases coming to the fore, the Supreme Court is entering a period of dramatic change: By the end of 2014, only one judge – Chief Justice Beverley McLachlin – will have spent more than a decade on Canada's top bench.<p>The centres of …

How North Dakota Reached Its Extreme Abortion Tipping Point

Winston Ross reports from Fargo on how state lawmakers passed four of the nation’s most restrictive bills.<p>As they do each year on Good Friday, a …

New N.Y. gun law's opt-out forms overwhelm clerks

Tens of thousands of New York gun owners want to keep their names out of public records.<p>ALBANY, N.Y. — County clerks around New York say tens of thousands of pistol permit opt-out forms are flooding their offices as a state deadline nears for their completion.<p>But the counties have received no state …

Pope's foot-wash a final straw for traditionalists

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis has won over many hearts and minds with his simple style and focus on serving the world's poorest, but he has devastated traditionalist Catholics who adored his predecessor, Benedict XVI, for restoring much of the traditional pomp to the papacy.<p>Francis' decision to …

China’s internet is better than yours

A new paper shines some light on the “next generation internet” China is building—and it’s far ahead of anything any other country has at the moment. The improvements aren’t just superficial faster broadband fluff either. They are deeply important changes to the very backbone of the system.<p>The …

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