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Be Remarkable, Be Indispensable, Get Permission, and Oh, by the Way, Your PowerPoint Sucks! | Inc.com

How does one article accurately capture the man, the myth, and the legend that is Seth Godin? After more than two decades of trailblazing entrepreneurship, 18 best-selling books that have been translated into more than 35 languages, and his recent induction into the Direct Marketing Hall of Fame, …

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Technology<p>Which?'s latest laptop review highlights the gulf in pricing between everyday and premium laptops.<p>Our latest digital camera batch include …

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Britain Is Experimenting With a Glowing, Seemingly Self-Aware Bike Path

One day in the life of Mikhail Khodorkovsky

The last time I interviewed Mikhail Khodorkovsky, I came away fearing for his life. Russia’s one-time richest man was standing in the defendant’s …

The world needs a rocket tax to solve the “Gravity” space junk problem

Alfonso Cuarón’s space adventure <i>Gravity</i> debuted this weekend to record-setting box office numbers, as audiences flocked to see the tale of two US astronauts (played by Sandra Bullock and George Clooney) who are threatened by a cloud of orbital debris.<p>(Warning: mild spoilers ahead)<p>The scenario in …

This Government Shutdown Won't Be Our Last

0<p>SHARES<p>As you well know by now, in reaction to the provisions of the Affordable Care Act, President Barack Obama’s signature health care law, the GOP …

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How Buddhist ritual helped me ride out the storm of OCD – Matt Bieber | Aeon Essays

Our society likes to portray obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) as a cute quirk, a goofy, if irritating, eccentricity. It is not. For the person …

Stanislav Petrov: The man who may have saved the world

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1013000/1013975_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524745531_d48539bf83b6c9e097db78b964881eff<p><b>Thirty years ago, on 26 September 1983, the world was saved from potential nuclear disaster.</b><p>In the early hours of the morning, the Soviet Union's …

The Tiny Model Jets At This RC Air Show Are Still Incredibly Thrilling

Putting those cheap RC toys you can find at a department store—and even the model kits from a hobby shop—to shame, these incredibly detailed scale …

Air Shows

Revealed: Qatar's World Cup 'slaves'

Dozens of Nepalese migrant labourers have died in Qatar in recent weeks and thousands more are enduring appalling labour abuses, a Guardian investigation has found, raising serious questions about Qatar's preparations to host the 2022 World Cup.<p>This summer, Nepalese workers died at a rate of almost …

What Google Will Look Like In 10 Years

Google wants to wipe away disease and fill the roads with self-driving cars. Here's the product that will allow them to do that.<p>The image above is arguably the most recognizable page on the internet. Take a nice long look at it. Commit it to memory. Because there's a good chance your kids will …

Oracle Team USA caps stunning comeback to win America's Cup

SAN FRANCISCO Skipper Jimmy Spithill and Oracle Team USA won the America's Cup on Wednesday with one of the greatest comebacks in sports …

Sailing

Kenya shopping mall attack: Four-year-old British boy freed and given Mars bar after telling armed militant 'you’re a bad man'

A four-year-old British boy survived the Kenya shopping mall attack after telling an armed jihadist ‘you’re a bad man’, according to the boy's uncle …

Extremism

Can Mayors Really Save the World?

What happens when you mash up 3D printing and Amazon’s same-day delivery?

They say waiting to get something is often more enjoyable than actually getting it.<p>That's not how Jeff Bezos sees it. In the last few years, the Amazon.com founder has been in relentless pursuit of a lag-less future, one where you barely have enough time to utter the word "shipping" before your …

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'Walkie-Talkie' skyscraper melts Jaguar car parts

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/england/1007000/1007483_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524700973_96bd98b515ba29131092fad30831fde4<p><b>A new London skyscraper dubbed the "Walkie-Talkie" has been blamed for reflecting light which melted parts of a car parked on a nearby street.</b><p>Martin …

Virgin spaceship passes technical milestone

What looks like being the world's first commercial space plane has just passed another technical milestone.<p>Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo has just flown faster and higher than ever before on its journey to take ordinary, fare-paying customers 70 miles above the earth.<p>The first passengers should be …

Costa Concordia salvage operation: Time-lapse footage

Time-lapse footage shows the Costa Concordia being righted off the coast of Tuscany.<p>The ship capsized in January 2012, killing 32 people.<p>The operation took approximately 18 hours, using cables and metal boxes filled with water to roll the ship on to a platform.

The Dramatic Rise of Life Without Parole, in 3 Charts

Even After 5 Kids Were Mowed Down on a New York Sidewalk, Nothing Much Changes

Why the U.S. Needs to Fall Out of Love With Homeownership

Violence Is Contagious

What goes around really does come around.<p>In June, a new study came out on how conflict has affected adolescents in southern Israel. As time went on, the researchers found, kids exposed to rocket attacks and terrorism weren’t much more anxious or depressed than their peers. But they were more …

Losing Is the New Winning

How we came to fetishize failure<p>Now is the time for all good men to fail. Good women, too. Fail early and often, and don’t be shy about admitting it. Failing isn’t shameful; it’s not even failure. Such is the message of a growing body of self-help and leadership literature. “Why hide deficiencies …

Martin Luther King: I Have a Dream revisited

<b>To mark the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King's I Have a Dream speech, BBC Radio 4 asked notable figures to record a recital of the celebrated text.</b><p><b>Listen to it in full below, and see striking images from a period of American history which became a tipping point for social change.</b><p><b>Listen to</b> …

What Makes Employees Work Harder: Punishment or Pampering?

Bad news: Monitoring devices -- and, more gruesomely, massive layoffs -- really do seem to make us more productive<p>You're a boss. You have a bunch of employees you consider under-motivated, unproductive, and, well, sorta lazy. You wonder: How do I make them talk less? Focus more? Try harder? Think …

Bo Xilai scandal: Key players

<b>The death of British businessman Neil Heywood in the Chinese city of Chongqing in November 2011 sparked the biggest shake-up to hit the Communist Party in decades and exposed high-level political divisions.</b><p>The case led to the dismissal of Chongqing party boss and former high-flier Bo Xilai, who was …