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What Failure Actually Says About Your Future

Your biggest mistakes might hold the secret to your success.<p>Let's play fortune-teller, shall we? Imagine a businessman barely scraping by every month. Instead of paying rent, he sleeps in the office to save money. Then one day, the board fires him from his own company electing a new CEO to run it. …

Why do good people suffer? You asked Google – here’s the answer | Eleanor Morgan

Every day millions of internet users ask Google life’s most difficult questions, big and small. Our writers answer some of the commonest queries<p>Why do good people suffer? Five words to take you into a dense maze of ideas philosophical, psychological and theological. Where to start? What suffering …

Mental Disorders

Europe Needs a Way to Prevent the Next Greek-Style Debt Crisis

If there was ever a textbook example of how not to handle a sovereign debt crisis, it was Greece. Nearly a decade since Athens first asked for help from its euro zone partners and the International Monetary Fund, the Greek economy is still struggling to recover. Even after a steep restructuring, …

European Union

20 Motivational Quotes to Inspire Your Next Business Idea

There are many voices out there. All you need to do is listen.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As an entrepreneur, manager or leader, the thoughts you have each day matter. Thinking is where the process of launching your next busiess begins and your mind is where work …

Motivation

Jake Tapper said this was one of the most shocking things he’s ever heard from the White House

CNN’s Jake Tapper said that White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said one of the most shocking things he’s ever heard from the White House podium while defending a statement from chief of staff John Kelly Friday.<p><b>Here’s video of what she said that bothered Tapper:</b><p><b>Here’s a transcript of</b> …

The State Of The Global Economy

<i>By Valentin Schmid</i><p><i>The US and global economies are doing fine, but not everything is as good as it looks.</i><p>It could always be better. Growth could be …

CIA uses a secret tool to spy on NSA, FBI and other intel partners

Apparently, nobody's exempt from the CIA's intelligence gathering, not even its own intelligence partners. According to a set of documents published by WikiLeaks, the CIA uses a tool called "ExpressLane" that hides behind a fake software update to collect information from agencies around the world …

Homeland Security

5 Project Management Mistakes That Can Harm Your Business

Adjusting to the unexpected is good. Winging it from beginning to end is not.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>According tomarket research by Technavio, the project management software market will grow steadily between 2017-2020, making it a $1 billion revenue channel …

Project Management

Ginger for arthritis pain: Will it work?

Ginger is most commonly known as a unique, aromatic spice, but it has also long been used in traditional and modern medicines. Ginger may be …

How to Survive Your First Year of Marriage

You’ve walked down the aisle, mailed the last thank-you note, finished your honeymoon, and now it’s just the two of you. What comes next? It may seem like a silly question, but for many newlyweds, the first year of marriage can be surprisingly tricky territory. A recent study, found that “people …

Bank of America

Vitamin C may kill cancer cells

This is the finding by researchers from the Perlmutter Cancer Center at NYU Langone Health.<p>Certain genetic changes are known to reduce the ability of …

Restoring Kabbalah to Mainstream Judaism

A new translation has made the Zohar—Jewish mysticism’s key work—accessible at last. Is that a good thing?<p>About 200 years ago, a Jewish scholar in Germany wrote a work called <i>Judaism in Its Main Streams</i> (or <i>Hauptstroemungen</i>, in German). In doing so, he created a new term, one that had never existed …

Theology

This Science Just In Says You Should Eat These 6 Foods More Often

Recent research finds new benefits for a handful of foods that can help you live longer, stronger and smarter.<p>It can be exhausting trying to keep up with all the new research coming out each week telling you what (or what not) to eat. To streamline the process of sifting the science, here's a …

Foreign Policy Thinker Zbigniew Brzezinski Dies At 89

Zbigniew Brzezinski, the national security adviser to President Jimmy Carter and a noted foreign policy expert and thinker, died Friday at the age of 89.<p>His daughter, MSNBC host Mika Brzezinski, announced his death on Twitter and Instagram:<p>In a Saturday morning statement, former President Obama …

Jared Kushner discussed creating secret communications channel with Moscow – reports

Russia’s ambassador told his superiors that he and Kushner discussed ways to shield White House transition team discussions from monitoring, sources said<p>Jared Kushner and Russia’s ambassador to Washington allegedly discussed setting up a secret communications channel to cloak contacts between …

Donald Trump

Zbigniew Brzezinski

An active, impatient man who evolved a steady, long-term view.<p>I started off on the wrong foot with Zbigniew Brzezinski, which is why I hope I will sound all the more sincere in saying how much I came to admire him, how great a contribution he made to America and the world, and what a loss his death …

Political Science

Uber’s New Fare System Raises Its Cut While Angering Drivers

Uber has acknowledged that an experimental pricing system it introduced last year may result in drivers collecting a smaller portion of some fares. …

What would happen if Earth started to spin faster?

First, let’s talk about how fast the world is spinning now. That actually depends on where you are, because the planet spins fastest around its …

Earth Science

Neil deGrasse Tyson Talks Astrophysics and Space Investing With The Motley Fool

Will we really visit Mars in our lifetimes? And if so, on whose spaceship?<p>A Harvard graduate, with a doctorate from Columbia and a post-doc from …

Investing

The scientific breakthrough that enabled physicists to solve the puzzle of infinity

During the mid 20th century, physicists were grappling with a perplexing puzzle. It seemed that every time they applied equations to explain fundamental properties we see and experience around us — like the mass of a particle or what happens when two particles interact with each other — they always …

Physics

Apple doesn't always expunge deleted notes older than 30 days

The iCloud Notes you delete are supposed to be permanently wiped within 30 days. Gone forever, never to be seen again. Russian security firm ElcomSoft has discovered, however, that Apple has been keeping deleted notes in the cloud for far longer. Its security researchers were able to retrieve notes …

The Surprising Benefits of Being a First Born

Can your birth order actually affect what profession you decide to pursue?<p>According to new research from the University of Texas-Austin and Sweden's Institute for Evaluation of Labour Market and Education Policy, first born children are 30 percent more likely to be leaders, such as politicians and …

Armed Forces

Economists change tune on foreign-buyers tax in Ontario

The Ontario government moved ahead with a foreign-buyers tax after earning the approval of Canada's top bank economists in private meetings that officials say were critical to shaping a new housing policy.<p>The advice received at the closed-door meetings between Ontario Finance Minister Charles Sousa …

What If Marriage Is Overrated?

When I attended the American Psychological Association’s annual conference in Denver last August, the best and most well-attended talk I saw was by …

University of California

The 5 African Countries Where Change Isn't Coming, for Better or Worse

Change is in the air in countries from France to South Korea, both of which see new presidents take office this month. But for the moment, at least, …

How to Keep Marriage Interesting, According to Debra Winger

Debra Winger’s new movie, <i>The Lovers,</i> is about a long marriage that has seen better times. The actor, thrice an Oscar nominee, has been married to …

Here's Stephen Hawking's Epic Response to Criticism on the Origins of the Universe

An Inflated Discussion<p>The players: 36 of the world’s top physicists. The arena: the entire cosmos, sort of. For physicists and cosmologists, the …

Your Brain Can Only Take So Much Focus

The ability to focus is an important driver of excellence. Focused techniques such as to-do lists, timetables, and calendar reminders all help people to stay on task. Few would argue with that, and even if they did, there is evidence to support the idea that resisting distraction and staying …

Charisma is a skill, not a gift — a Stanford psychologist shares 6 ways to build it

In researching my book "The Happiness Track," however, I found that charisma is not so much a gift as a learnable skill you can master.<p>What presence has to do with it<p>If you meet someone at a cocktail party whose eyes are constantly flitting around the room, do they make a good impression? Do they …

Emotional Intelligence

America is 'showing the telltale signs of a failing state'

We have utter disregard for values at home and abroad, the disdain for democracy, the hunger for constraining a free press, the admiration for thugs and strongmen worldwide.<p>We have all the makings of a banana republic. But worse, we are showing the telltale signs of a failing state. Our government …

Donald Trump