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The Most Powerful Lesson I’ve Ever Learned In Business

How to lead by first principles when everything is at stake<p>One morning in the depths of the 2001/2002 recession, a decision was looming large at a …

Business Strategy

Japan's huge sex problem is setting up a 'demographic time bomb' for the country

The Japanese press has taken to calling it <i>sekkusu shinai shokogun:</i> celibacy syndrome.<p>Basically, the country just isn't that interested in sex — and it could have huge effects beyond its borders.<p>The most recent evidence comes in a survey by the Japan Family Planning Association, reported on in the …

Demographics

This is What You Need to Know About Camera Aperture

One of the most commonly cited reasons that people give for wanting to transition from a point-and-shoot camera to an interchangeable lens system …

Cameras

Exponential Organizations Are The Future Of Global Business And Innovation

Here’s a strange thought: Not very long ago, vertical integration was the cutting edge of global business. Indeed, well into the last century, the companies considered to be at the forefront of innovation were those resting atop the largest and most sprawling networks of operation.<p>Today’s business …

Innovation

The Hulk: The Last Angry Man

T<p>he Hulk is sitting in a half-full subway car on a Monday afternoon, wearing thick-rimmed glasses, not taking up too much space, definitely not …

Comic Books

My Favorite First Novels to Read-Aloud with Kids - Read-Aloud Revival with Sarah Mackenzie

<b>Reading aloud from novels is one of my favorite things to do.</b> I enjoy reading picture books, as well, but there is nothing like a good children’s …

Pilots Explain When to Actually Worry During a Flight

Scared of flying? Read this before getting on your next plane, and calm down<p>When our Southwest flight smacked into heavy turbulence last week, my four-year-old daughter grabbed my right hand.<p>“Don’t worry, Daddy,” she said. “It’s gonna be OK. It’s just a little bumpy.”<p>I withdrew my hand and …

8 Rules for Ditching Sentimental Clutter

Trust us. You'll feel better once you let it go. This article originally appeared on GoodHousekeeping.com.<p>Finally discarding the pile of catalogs that's hiding your dining room table is one thing; getting rid of old photographs, hand-me-downs, or life's other souvenirs is another.<p>"Everything we own …

Tour a "Lived-In" Loft in London's Bustling Soho District

<b>Name:</b> Audrey <b><br>Location:</b> Soho — London, United Kingdom <b><br>Size:</b> 1,152 square feet <b><br>Years lived in:</b> 6 months<p>Located right in the heart of London's bustling …

28 Delicious NYC Toast Dishes To Try

Happiness is a slice of bread, no? Whether it's a tartine, open-faced sandwich or a hearty slice of cult-fave avocado toast, food just tastes better …

Food

5 Tech Trends That Will Hit Every Retail Store By 2020

Showrooming—the practice of shoppers using retail stores to discover products they’d like to buy, then completing their purchases online where they can find better deals—is often cited as a concern of physical retailers. With an enticing mix of low prices, breadth of selection, and convenience, …

eCommerce

How To Organize Drawers for Every Room of the House!

How many junk drawers do you have in your house? Let us guess. There’s one in the kitchen. There’s one in the bathroom. There may be one in your …

Narcissist kid? Blame the parents

Parents who show love and affection raise kids with high self-esteem. But be careful not to overdo it: Parents who put their children on a pedestal raise narcissists. It’s a fine line, but one that can define whether your kid will simply be pleased with herself, or she’ll show derision toward …

Self-esteem

29 Boredom Busters To Keep Your Kids Busy

Because you refuse to hear the b-word.