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8 Ways to Develop Long-Term Focus and Achieve Success

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It’s been said that your most valuable form of capital is your mind. Entrepreneurial Personality Types (or EPTs), discovered by Alex Charfen, are naturally capable of widespread success -- but what happens when you’re pushed off track? …

Luxury Lifestyle

8 shocking predictions for life after 2020 from Google's genius futurist

He's so influential that Google hired him to lead its artificial intelligence efforts.<p>Kurzweil is known for making predictions, which are right about 86% of the time.<p>Here are some of his most promising (and terrifying) visions of the 2020s and beyond.

Singularity

Hitler’s Final Days Revealed: Eyewitnesses Recount the Nazi’s Death in Unearthed Footage

The doc The Day Hitler Died, airing Nov. 16 on the Smithsonian Channel, reveals taped interviews with Hitler’s surviving staff that have never been …

Henry Wallace: America's Forgotten Visionary Politician

<b>Henry Wallace with Franklin D. Roosevelt</b><p>Henry Wallace, who died 50 years ago this week (November 18, 1965), was one of the most fascinating and controversial political figures in American history.<p>One of the great "what if?" questions of the 20th century is how America might have been different if …

Middle-class

Paris attacks reaction: Condolences and condemnation

PARIS (AP) — World leaders are reacting to the deadliest violence to strike France since World War II. Some of their comments:<p>WHITE HOUSE:<p>The White House says it has no information to contradict the French government's assessment that the Islamic State carried out the Paris attacks.<p>President Barack …

Francois Hollande

'Three teams' in Paris onslaught as police hunt suspects

A 29-year-old Frenchman was the first to be confirmed among the seven attackers, all of whom died in the assault, while two other men who registered as refugees in Greece have been linked to the atrocities.<p>The Greek line of enquiry, and the discovery of at least one Syrian passport at the scene, …

Terrorism

What Foreigners Believe Is Wrong About America

<b>The echo from most parts of the world is that "America is a country with the very best and the very worst." This article is about the very worst.</b><p><b>Egos.</b> Nobody can't understand the selfish philosophy in America, why a young person or for example an unfortunate lady with a bad start in life is less …

ESPN App - Download on iOS App Store & Google Play

One-tap access to stream live events—including the NBA Playoffs and Finals—up-to-the-minute news, highlights and analysis from the ESPN family of …

Apps
Government

Robot revolution: rise of 'thinking' machines could exacerbate inequality

Global economy will be transformed over next 20 years at risk of growing inequality, say analysts<p>A “robot revolution” will transform the global economy over the next 20 years, cutting the costs of doing business but exacerbating social inequality, as machines take over everything from caring for …

Artificial Intelligence

Why Does the (White) Lower Middle Class Vote Republican?

During the 2008 Presidential election, 51% of white voters who earned less than $50,000<p>a year voted for John McCain. The Pew Research Center reported that, during the 2012 election, the GOP held a 54 percent to 37 per cent advantage over Democrats among whites without a college degree -- which …

Income Inequality

Scientists Have Created 'DNA Scissors' That Can Alter Your Genes, but Should They Use Them?

Biotechnology that can rewrite the genome heralds "a new era of human biology" and raises ethical questions for the medical community, experts in …

Genetics

#TheLIST: The New Places to Honeymoon in 2015

Our picks for the the hottest untapped romantic getaways.<p>A honeymoon is meant to be anything but typical and, let's face it, a little about bragging rights. Tried-and-true standbys may work for any old holiday, but this special trip should be once in a lifetime. For the newly-engaged couple or …

Science, sex and the truth about God and politics

Research shows that less religion means better societal health. Try telling that to conservative Christians<p>Choosing what to think is a right that dominant men prefer to keep to themselves. Thus one of the most effective means of keeping a populace empowered and protecting it from falling victim to …

Religion

Could Europe lose Greece to Russia?

<b>Deepening ties between Greece's new government and Russia have set off alarm bells across Europe, as the leaders in Athens wrangle with international creditors over reforms needed to avoid bankruptcy.</b><p>While Greece may be eyeing Moscow as a bargaining chip, some fear it is inexorably moving away from …

Europe

Photos of the abandoned Olympic Village built for the 1936 games in Nazi Germany will give you chills

The International Olympic Committee granted the German capital the right to host in 1931, just as Adolf Hitler was rising to power.<p>By the time the games rolled around, the oppressive Nuremberg laws were in effect, and the Olympic flag hung alongside banners bearing the swastika.<p>Today, the 1936 …

Olympic Village

IMF announces multi-billion finance program for Ukraine

Western nations have proposed a $40 billion (37.9 billion euros) aid program for Ukraine. About $17.5 billion was expected from the IMF.<p>While in …

Europe

10 Harsh Realities of Family Travel

Traveling with your kids for long, extended periods -- three or more weeks -- isn't always happiness, laughter, and smiles. The experience can wear you down, push you to the brink of blowing up in anger and frustration, and eliminate any shred of patience you might have had with your spouse or your …

Parenting

Second World War heroes ‘had most sex appeal’

Women are more attracted to war heroes than regular soldiers or men who display heroic traits in other lines of work, a study of Second World War …

China's route to riches

<b>This is the billion dollar question. How did a poor communist country transform itself into having the second most billionaires in the world, after the United States, in just over a generation?</b><p>Hurun, which tracks the wealthy, says that they have identified 400 billionaires in China, but there are …

China

Will 'Avoidance' Lead the Supreme Court to Uphold Obamacare?

The fate of the Affordable Care Act may come down to one question: "How doubtful is doubtful?"<p>The Affordable Care Act most likely met its fate on Friday, when the Justices of the Supreme Court met in conference, though we mere mortals won’t know what happened until nearly the Fourth of July.<p>So …

Affordable Care Act

The World's Top Beaches for Perfect Sand

<i>by Krisanne Fordham and David Jefferys</i><p><b>10. Playa Negrita, Vieques, Puerto Rico</b><p>Hawaii's not the only island with beautiful black sand beaches: a small stretch of Puerto Rico's Vieques coast is similarly blessed with inky, jet-black sand. The color of the sand at Playa Negrita can be attributed to …

Puerto Rico

Apple's App Store and iTunes go down

Millions of Apple users are having problems downloading music and apps from iTunes and the App Store as outages spread around the world<p>Millions of Apple users are unable to download music and apps from iTunes and the App Store due a problem with the applications.<p>The crash has generated a wave of …

Berlin's 'no' to reparations prompts Athens threat to seize German assets

Justice Minister Nikos Paraskevopoulos said on Wednesday he was ready to implement a Greek court ruling that 28 million euros ($29.7 million) was …

An open letter to 47 Republican senators from Iran’s hard-liners: We have so much in common.

March 11, 2015<p>Dear senators:<p>Thank you for your letter of March 9 explaining your system of government. We were unfamiliar with the complexity of your …

National Security Council