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Ancient human ancestor find in South Africa deepens evolution mystery

About twice a week, Marina Elliott takes a trip back in time. On those days, the Canadian anthropologist is out of bed by 5 a.m. and on the road by 6, driving to the Rising Star cave complex about an hour northwest of Johannesburg.<p>It's winter in South Africa and temperatures have lately been …

The best NYC Restaurant Week® Summer 2016 restaurants in Brooklyn

Whether lolling in Prospect Park or shopping at the borough’s best flea markets, Kings County residents know there are plenty of things to do in …

Haitian EDM star Michael Brun made a playlist to school you on Haitian dance music

Born in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, the young DJ/producer Michael Brun has found a second home in the dance music world—where he’s been establishing …

Haiti wins hockey world championship ... seriously

One of the most unlikely national teams in sporting history has just won the championship trophy in one of the most unlikely sports to be dominated …

Haiti

What to Suggest Now That Haiti Is Trending Again

The other side of Haiti – in pictures

Haiti, the poorest country in the Americas, is grappling with a political crisis after a runoff presidential vote was abandoned because of violent protests over alleged fraud. The Caribbean nation has been struggling to recover from a devastating 2010 earthquake, but Haitians are slowly rebuilding, …

Caribbean

Ethiopia’s world heritage sites are fueling a tourism boom as Kenya and Tanzania take a hit

For a landlocked country without any fancy ocean-view beach resorts, Ethiopia’s tourism industry is not doing badly. Named the world’s best tourist destination of the year in 2015, Ethiopia says it post a 20.7% spike in tourism dollars last year hitting a record of $3.4 billion.<p>Much of the growth …

Africa

8 All-American Drives With Google Maps

Parents teamed up with Google Maps to create family-friendly road trips to some of the app’s most-searched summer destinations and attractions. With low gas prices and loads of fun places to stop, there’s never been a better way to see the country.<p>Each route is a loop, so you can begin at any point …

Google Maps

Apple CEO Tim Cook: Health Industry is 'Ripe for Simplicity and a New View'

Apple CEO Tim Cook spoke this morning at Startup Fest Europe, a festival geared towards helping startups grow, where he gave some sage business advice and shared some insight into Apple's future plans in the television and healthcare industries.<p>Some of Cook's most interesting comments were on …

Tim Cook

10 Health Companies to Watch - Entrepreneur's Brilliant 100

2 min read<p>This story appears in the June 2016 issue of <i>Entrepreneur</i>. Subscribe »<p>This year's top companies in health are solving the health and wellness problems big and small.<p><b>1. Akili Interactive Labs</b> designs tools that play like video games to treat conditions such as alzheimer's and ADHD.<p><b>2</b>. <b>Care At</b> …

Digital Health

8 Ways to Avoid a Messy Startup Disaster

<i>The Entrepreneur Insiders network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in America’s startup scene contribute</i> …

10 TED Talks to Inspire the Stressed and Lonely Entrepreneur

A researcher who studies human connection, Brene Brown did a TED talk in 2010 about her findings in the areas of vulnerability. When it went crazy …

35 Outstanding Podcast Picks From Entrepreneurs Like You

These favorite podcasts were chosen by the real experts (a.k.a. the entrepreneurs who love to listen).<p>I thought it would be fun to create a list of popular podcasts, but download numbers can be skewed so who's to say what's popular? With that in mind I reached out to my list of peers, clients, and …

personalgrowth

Dining: The Big Easy in Hod Hasharon

Asia Monica celebrates Mardi Gras with a month of Cajun cuisine.<p>><br>• ><p>Asia Monica restaurant. (photo credit: PR)<p>X<p>Dear Reader,<br>As you can imagine, more …

Mardi Gras

'Geek Entrepreneur' Karthik Rajan: How Blogging Builds Your Career

Today I’m sharing the story of a self-described “data guy” from Houston, Texas, with a love of words. Karthik Rajan, an energy, private equity and VC guy, used his newly-found talent in 2015 to create 500,000 views on his LinkedIn posts with 8,535 followers. On this momentum he’s also become a …

Business Development

50 Tax Deductions You Didn't Know About

From home renovation deductions to hobby expenses.<p>Tax deductions reduce your taxable income by accounting for expenses you’ve incurred. The IRS …

Personal Finance

Congress snuck a surveillance bill into the federal budget last night

After more than a year of stalemate, Congress has used an unconventional procedural measure to bring a controversial cybersurveillance bill to the floor. Late last night, Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R-WI) announced a 2,000-page omnibus budget bill, a last-minute compromise necessary to prevent …

European Fashion Startups See High Growth Potential In The Global Online Sales Market

Europe is known for its high-end fashion culture, and technology seems to be making it easier for the world to discover and access those much sought-after items from this region of the world. But there are differences in discovery and online shopping trends from culture to culture throughout the …

fashion

This DNA-Testing Startup Is Making A Comeback

Two years after the FDA cracked down, the Silicon Valley startup is reinstating the health portion of its direct-to-consumer tests.<p>In November 2013, 23andMe suffered a devastating blow: The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) forbade the DNA-testing company from providing health-related information …

Teach This Poem seeks to make poetry accessible to students

One of my favorite digital features is the Academy of American Poets' Poem-a-Day, in which a new poem is delivered, daily, via Web or email. I don't look at it all the time, but fairly often, and I am glad to know it's there.<p>Here's a taste of today's selection, "Forecast" by Camille Rankine:<p><i>An</i> …

Confucius’ Top 7 Tips for a Happy Life

<i>“It is better to play than do nothing.”</i><i>“Men’s natures are alike; it is their habits that separate them.”</i><i>“Only the wisest and stupidest of men never</i> …

'Rivers of acid' in Zambian villages

<b>Zambian villagers are taking a multinational copper mining firm to court in the UK, accusing it of poisoning their water. The BBC's Nomsa Maseko visited the area which has allegedly been polluted.</b><p>Dressed in colourful sarongs and t-shirts, the women of Hippo Pool village collect their water on the …

Amsterdam Travel: Things To Do In Amsterdam

The capital of Netherlands – the beautiful and magnificent Amsterdam – is one of the most intriguing places, full of hidden treasures and secrets …

Free stuff to do in Amsterdam

Here is a list of free stuff to do in Amsterdam: free activities and interesting places to visit.<p>1. Take the ferry to NDSM<p>Behind Central Station is …

The Fanciest McDonald’s In The World Just Opened In Rotterdam

Amsterdam's ARTZUID 2015

There are many criteria by which the greatness of a city might be judged, but the height of its skyscrapers and the number of residents are not among …

Art