Michael McHaffie

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Yes, there should be a second Brexit referendum

LONDON — In the last couple of months, a great divide has opened up between the government and its people. A slim majority of Brits now support staying in the EU and holding a second referendum, according to two recent opinion polls. But even as Britain increasingly favours an historic U-turn that …

Northern Ireland

Saudi Arabia just unveiled a futuristic "mega city" 33 times the size of NYC

Middle Eastern Mega City<p>Saudi Arabia is the world’s largest oil exporter, but falling oil prices have made it more difficult for the country to pay …

Transparent Solar Cells Like This Could Deliver 40% of America's Power

Here's how they work.<p>Solar energy is off the charts. Not only is uptake skyrocketing, but solar is now the cheapest form of new energy in dozens of …

Tesla makes quick work of Puerto Rico hospital solar power relief project

Tesla CEO Elon Musk noted on Twitter that Tesla’s solar team could indeed outfit Puerto Rico with power facilities that could be used to generate and store power reserves when the existing grid isn’t available, as it has been after the U.S. territory faced the devastation of hurricane Maria. Now, …

6 Ways to Invest Your Time Like a World-Class Leader

One question has fascinated me my entire adult life: what causes some people to become world-class leaders, performers and changemakers, while most …

You Should Make This Lemony Chicken Soup Even If You Aren’t Sick

No runny nose necessary.<p>Homemade soup is always better than that stuff you can buy in a can, <i>always</i>. And this lemony chicken soup is no exception to …

Cooking

This 2-Move, 10-Minute Workout Is All About Sculpting Yo Booty

We need to be honest right off the bat: this workout is intense. It's short and just two moves, but man, your lower body is going to be <i>on fire</i>. Grab a medium-size kettlebell (I used 26 pounds), set the timer for 10 minutes, and let's go!<p>The Workout<p>These are the only two exercises you'll …

Workouts

Trump’s refusal to take responsibility is a deep moral failure

If Trump won't take responsibility for a grieving widow's loss, what will he take responsibility for?<p>President Trump doesn’t take responsibility. For anything.<p>He didn't take responsibility for the death of Sgt. La David Johnson, a Green Beret killed during a counterterror operation on the border …

22 Bad Habits to Give Up If You Want to Be Successful

What does it truly take to be successful?<p>People love to depict success as a single colossal goal; a mountain they have to surmount. But the truth is, that mountaintop doesn’t even exist if you can’t succeed at the small tasks that are right in front of you. Success isn’t the result of one home run. …

David Fincher’s extraordinarily dark crime drama Mindhunter is brilliant – but you won’t want to binge-watch it

Netflix's new series is not for the faint of heart<p>David Fincher’s extraordinarily dark crime drama Mindhunter poses a question that will be explored …

The Brexit secretary could barely bring himself to look at the opposition as he reported back on negotiations<p>Same time, same place, same speech. The humiliation is now almost complete. Five times David Davis has come back to the Commons to report on the progress of his talks with Michel Barnier, …

United Kingdom

Eminem unleashes on Trump: The 11 fiercest lines

<b>(CNN) —</b> In what is perhaps the fiercest and the most exhaustive attack against Donald Trump in hip-hop, Eminem "came to stomp" Tuesday night, calling the President everything from "Donald the b----" to a "racist grandpa" in an explosive 4.5-minute freestyle rap.<p>The Detroit rapper challenged his …

Donald Trump

13 High-Protein One-Pot Soup and Stew Recipes

Growing up, my mom was very, very into soups and stews. She'd make them all year long, whether it was scorching hot or freezing cold outside—some …

Silicon Valley's LSD habit is exploding, and now a 27-year old is offering how-to tutorials over Skype

Paul Austin's favorite way to open a TED talk is by telling his audience that he took LSD that day.<p>Austin, 27, bills himself as a professional microdosing coach. After personally experimenting with the regimen — which involves taking tiny, "sub-perceptual" doses of LSD or another psychedelic for up …

I went on the Tom Brady diet and workout plan and it changed my life — here's what it was like

I tried the intense diet and fitness regimens that 40-year-old NFL quarterback Tom Brady touts in his new book "The TB 12 Method." A combination of workouts focused on "pliability," or adding flexibility to muscles through a series of workouts with resistance bands. Brady also stays away from …

6 Healthy Crock-Pot Recipes For Women Who Have Literally Zero Time

Ah, the slow cooker. This staple of the ’70s housewife has become one of our most trusted kitchen gadgets—especially when it comes to eating healthy. …

The Single-Move Shredder That Torches Fat Fast

​This workout is the definition of simple but deadly.<p>I call this workout The Single-Move Shredder and it's the definition of simple but deadly.<p>Since there's nothing worse than promising a short, simple workout but taking forever to explain it, here's the quick download:<p><i>The single move is the total</i> …

Fitness

8 Business Books Entrepreneurs Must Read to Dominate Their Industry

Whether you're a rising executive or someone just starting out, these great books can help you reach your goal.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Every time you pick up a book -- or download one to a device -- opportunity knocks at your door. A good book represents a …

Unblock All just slashed their price on their lifetime subscription to $39

We all have our favorite video streaming subscriptions like Netflix and HBO Go. Unfortunately, they all have regional restrictions from one degree to another.<p>Some services, like Netflix, have vastly different libraries depending on where you live. Other streaming services just simply aren’t …

27 of May 2017's best streaming debuts on Netflix, Hulu, Amazon, HBO, and more

Who needs beautiful spring weather when there’s so much great stuff to watch?<p>In most parts of the country, May is when spring really unfurls her full beauty, beckoning us to emerge from our homes and step into the fragrant sunlight. Don’t be fooled. There are far too many great movies and TV series …

Entertainment

Britons 'pretty gloomy' about the future, global poll finds

The British are among the most gloomy people in the world, with two in five being pessimistic about the year ahead.<p>We are particularly anxious about being safe, owning a home and the state of healthcare, according to a comprehensive global study conducted by Ipsos MORI.<p>People living in Britain were …

United Kingdom

FTSE in biggest one-month fall since November | Reuters

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain’s top share index dipped on Friday as disappointing results weighed on banking heavyweight Barclays (BARC.L), with UK blue chips sealing their biggest one-month fall since November 2016.<p>A man walks through the lobby of the London Stock Exchange in London, Britain August …

Trick Yourself Into Spending Less Money With These 5 Hacks

<i>When it comes to your finances, do you take a head-on or head-in-the-sand approach? If you identify with the latter, then the good news is you're not</i> …

Personal Finance

Dawn of Andromeda, the Galactic-Scale RTS, Is Headed to Steam This May

The Great RTS of Galaxies Is Making It off Steam Early Access<p>Great 4x titles are few and far between. Not many can facilitate massive scale on top of …

How have you used Netflix this long without knowing these 10 tips and tricks?

Study after study attribute the increased number of households without a cable or satellite TV subscription at least in part to Netflix is a …

Tories have targeted the young. Go to the ballot box and take revenge

The result of every general election has drastic repercussions. The last Labour government lifted millions out of poverty. Under the Conservatives, much of this progress has been undone. Only the very wealthy are cushioned from cuts to public services and the erosion of basic employment …

Elections

Documentary About GoldenEye on N64 in Production

GoldenEra will examine one of the most influential console shooters ever.<p>An Australian-made documentary seeking to explore and discuss the history …

Outlook for Kenyan Economy Dimmed by Severe Drought

World Bank says potential violence around elections , global rise in oil prices could also have an impact on East Africa’s biggest economy<p>NAIROBI, Kenya—Kenya’s economy, a rare bright spot on a continent battered by plummeting commodities prices, will expand at a slower rate in 2017 at the back of …

UK retirees less willing to move abroad after Brexit vote, poll finds

The prospect of retiring to the sunny hills of Provence or the playas of Spain is less attractive since the EU referendum, with older voters concerned their healthcare would no longer be covered post-Brexit, a survey has found.<p>The research shows that 41% of over-50s who were previously considering …

United Kingdom

10 Steps Everyone Must Take to Get Rich

These moves will be your foundation for establishing positive financial habits that will move you closer toward your goal.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The millennial generation is at the point now where they’re starting to think hard about how to build long-term …