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Under heavy European pressure, Britain accelerates toward a departure

LONDON — Britain on Monday accelerated its possible date with destiny outside the European Union, bringing forward the selection of its new prime minister by a month in a move that may help assuage European demands for a more rapid withdrawal.<p>By picking a new leader in September rather than …

Europe

EU referendum results: David Cameron to resign, markets tumble

<i>Go here to follow CNN's coverage of the UK referendum live.</i><p><b>London (CNN) —</b> The United Kingdom's historic Brexit vote to leave the European Union triggered the resignation Friday of British Prime Minister David Cameron and wreaked havoc on global markets.<p>There was a mixture of jubilation and tearful …

United Kingdom

5 Easy Online Tools to Create Awesome Infographics

You don’t have to be a graphic designer to create compelling and unique infographics.<p>Creating an infographic that tells a story in a simple and …

Infographics

Google will teach you to write Android apps

Learning to make your own Android apps isn't easy, especially if it's your first time programming anything. Do you find a tutorial and hope for the best? Sign up for classes at the local college? Google might have a better way. It's introducing an Android Basics nanodegree (available in a week-long …

5 Ways to Break Bad Habits That Harm You (And Replace Them With Good Ones)

From biting our nails to eating junk food, we all have bad habits. Some of us have figured out how to break these bad habits, while others continue …

98 Best Motivational Quotes to Make You More Successful | Inc.com

Motivational quotes can make a surprisingly big difference, lifting your spirits when you're down and encouraging you to even greater heights when you've hit a plateau.<p>That's because success is an outcome. Becoming successful--however you choose to define "success," since everyone's definition …

Motivation

5 Harmful Thought Patterns Keeping You From Reaching Your True Potential

Researchers have proven that the way you think directly correlates with what you achieve in life.<p>What you achieve in life is directly proportional to the thoughts you allow to roll around in your mind. And know this: You are in control of your mental content. In fact, the most successful people …

Will Power

Former State Department adviser says 6 forces will change the way we live and work over the next 20 years

As Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's senior adviser for innovation and subsequently a senior fellow at Columbia, Alec Ross has logged "well over a million miles" in his travels across 41 countries.<p>He's studied the development of emerging technologies and their applications around the world, and …

Computer Science

Success In The Real World: 7 Daily Behaviors Conscientious People Avoid

I walked out into the middle of the street without looking both ways, forgot to pay parking tickets, lost debit and credit cards regularly and, when I became self-employed, convinced myself everything would just work out.<p>My “I’ll just make it” mentality is characteristic of my generation: …

Self-improvement

Federal Reserve Officals Don't Trust U.S. Economic Data

Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen has declared that the U.S. central bank’s interest-rate decisions will depend on how the economy performs.<p>But Fed …

Economics

Blu Homes launches 16 new prefab home designs, including new tiny homes

As a dynamic force in the prefabricated green building industry, Blu Homes has consistently been pushing the boundaries of prefab home design for …

Prefab Homes

Schools are finally teaching what kids need to be successful in life

Research shows that teaching kids things like perseverance and self-control can improve their health, academic achievement, and happiness in life.<p>But teaching character, or social and emotional learning, has proven dicey. The science was sometimes squishy, the curriculum often felt driven by those …

University of Pennsylvania

64 places you can learn to code online for free

This way, you can discover what you like (and more importantly don't) before financially investing in a certain set of courses.<p>However, there are so many free resources, classes, and books to pick from! It's easy to become overwhelmed. (Ever hear of too much of a good thing?!)<p>To make things easier, …

Programming

The 1% hide their money offshore – then use it to corrupt our democracy

From US billionaires to City barons, the super-rich are buying political influence as never before. Our politicians now work for them, not for us • The questions David Cameron still faces over his tax affairs • We mustn’t let this Panama Papers anger go to waste<p>Over the past 72 hours, you have seen …

Corruption

38 Startup Pitch Decks From Companies That Changed The World

To celebrate the launch of my book The Art of Startup Fundraising, I thought it would be interesting to put together a blog post with a good amount …

Obama admits worst mistake of his presidency

<b>(CNN) —</b> President Barack Obama said the worst mistake of his presidency was a lack of planning for the aftermath of the 2011 toppling of Libyan dictator Moammar Gadhafi.<p>"Probably failing to plan for the day after what I think was the right thing to do in intervening in Libya," he said in a Fox News …

National Security Council

Samsung's exciting new idea could succeed where Google Glass failed

Google's failed failed first attempt at wearables sounded very exciting at first, though it soon became apparent Glass would not be the hit product the company may have envisioned. Not only was it an expensive prototype during its limited release, but it was also met with huge privacy-related …

Tesla Said to Update Model S, and Raise the Price

Just days after the historic and wildly successful unveiling of its mass-market Model 3 electric sedan, Elon Musk’s Tesla is preparing to announce …

Tesla