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Two days of earthquakes have set Nepal’s economy back by more than a decade

Over the last two days, Nepal has been rattled by its worst earthquakes since 1934.<p>More than 3,000 people have lost their lives, and villages, roads, highways and ancient buildings have been devastated. The total economic losses from the damage could be between $1 billion and $10 billion, according …

Natural Disasters

Green escapes: spectacular parks near great cities

Burned out by the relentless pace of your city break? These on-the-doorstep parks are perfect when you need to escape from the urban jungle.<p>From sea cliffs south of London to a beach on the fringes of Hong Kong and a fanciful chateau on the edge of Paris, it’s worth taking time out of your hectic …

Hiking

Seven Ways That Even the Smartest Companies Kill Great Ideas

These seven behaviors threaten to stop innovation dead in its tracks.<p>You can't live without innovation. It's why you're in business. But as you grow, innovation also becomes a threat. It threatens to disrupt your existing business model, products, and services. It threatens to upset your customers, …

Innovation

Liked Ex Machina? Check Out the Books and Films That Inspired the Year's Best Sci-Fi Movie

Director Alex Garland shares his influences for your continued A.I. education.<p>Alex Garland forced me to confront my own mortality.<p>Early on a dreary Friday morning, the writer-director of <i>Ex Machina</i> and I sit in an overheated hotel room talking about our future robot overlords. It's intense—bikram …

Singularity

25 Photos That Will Soothe Your Inner Neat Freak

"Organization Porn" is a thing now (seriously) and I totally get it. There's something deeply satisfying about symmetry; random items arranged just so by size, or function, or color; and patterns so perfect they make that little OCD part of you breathe a sigh of contentment and shut the heck up for …

Love Stories

At home with the world's last male northern white rhinoceros

With rhino numbers collapsed due to poaching for their horns, a lot rides on one pampered animal in the Kenyan savannah doing his best to further the species<p>Mohamed Doyo seems to have a dream job. Every evening, he patrols the Kenyan savannah, glimpsing lions chasing down darting Thomson’s …

Endangered Species

Why Saying This Four-Letter Word Can Transform Your Productivity

A neurochemical shift happens in your brain when you say “done” at the end of even the smallest tasks.<p>Perfectionists are often reminded that “done is better than perfect.” But it turns out there’s another reason we should all try to create more “done” moments in our workdays.<p>Saying the word <i>done</i> can …

Time Management

All the Reasons Why Emotionally Intelligent People Are So Happy at Work

Let’s face it, happiness and work do not tend to go hand in hand. A 2013 Gallup study, which reported data from more than 180 million people, found …

4 Examples of Risks Leading to Reward

This story appears in the March 2015 issue of <i>Startups</i>. Subscribe »<p>Ryan Carsonhad spent enough time working for “the man” to know that as an employer, he didn’t want to <i>become</i> the man: the soul-crushing boss employees love to hate. So in launching his Portland, Ore.-based online coding school …

Business Development

7 Reasons You Should Care About Your Personal Branding | Inc.com

Personal branding is especially crucial for the current generation of young workers, who are more likely to move around professionally. Over the course of their careers, many professionals will change industries, transition between completely different careers, and be hired by companies as …

Personal Branding

Inside Google’s Insanely Popular Emotional-Intelligence Course

How one of Google’s original engineers became a self-help guru, and why thousands are on waiting lists for his course.<p>In 2006, Google engineer Chade-Meng Tan decided he no longer wanted to feel like a cog in the great machine, and set out to create a program that would train people to be more …

Emotional Intelligence

7 Effective Ways to Use iPad In Your Teaching

March 27, 2015<br>You have probably already used iPad on your lessons before, and you know that children love everything connected with modern …

Education Technology

7 things hiring managers value much more than your education

But as it turns out, most hiring managers don't really care about where you went to school or the degree you earned.<p>According to Christine Romans, CNN chief business correspondent and author of "Smart is the New Rich: Money Guide for Millennials," skills such as integrity and professionalism are …

Employment
Personal Finance

7 Tax Deductions All Freelancers Need to Know About

The freelance life can be a great one. You make your own hours. You can work from wherever you want. You can walk your dog on your lunch break. Those parts are all great. What’s not great is when it’s tax season and you have a bunch of 1099s sitting in a pile, staring at you menacingly. Until the …

Small Business

Orange Chicken Recipe From P.F. Chang’s | Get the Dish

More restaurant recipes: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b0L6vM4js3k&list=PL8C9956F4F43FEC94<p>There’s something that’s just so comforting about eating …

Kitchenbowl Raises $1M To Help Users Create Easy-To-Follow, GIF-Heavy Recipes

Okay, I’ll admit it: I don’t cook much, and when I do, it’s usually something simple like eggs or pasta. I’d like to be more adventurous, I swear, but every time I try to follow a fancy recipe, I always end up covered in sweat and/or tears.<p>That’s why I’m eager to try out recipes from a startup …

Startups

Sleep better with six minutes of bedtime yoga

<b>(CNN) —</b> Sometimes, sleep eludes us.<p>Maybe our brains won't shut off or we find ourselves tossing and turning all night, unable to get comfortable. Whatever the reason for your lack of sleep, it takes a toll. Studies abound linking sleeplessness with increased risk of serious health problems such as …

Yoga

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, …

Public Speaking

Being True to Ourselves and Forgetting What Other People Think

<b>“Live your life for you not for anyone else. Don’t let the fear of being judged, rejected or disliked stop you from being yourself.” ~Sonya Parker</b><p>The …