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6 Ways Well Organized People Get More Done Every Day

There is a strong correlation between productivity and always knowing where you left your keys.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Disorganization is costly. Whether you're at home or in the office, it's stressful to be always looking for something. Organized people don't …

David Olusoga's look at a forgotten history shows there's always been black in the Union Jack

Black and British: A Forgotten History addresses one of the greatest silences in British historiography.<p>Nineteen eighty-four was a transformative …

Why do stars like Adele keep losing their voice?

“I don’t even know how to start this,” Adele wrote in an online letter to fans on 30 June. The previous night, she had played the second show of a sold-out, four-night residency at Wembley Stadium. These dates, in front of audiences of 98,000, were supposed to be the triumphant conclusion of her …

General Hospital

8 ways to end bad habits

Bad habits; we all got’em. You know what they are. You know you should stop. But . . . it’s hard. In fact, sometimes you feel downright powerless. …

A Country Divided

How it affected me<p><b>It was one of the largest migrations the world has ever seen - with a</b><b>t least 10 million people on the move.</b><p>Seventy years ago, in August 1947, British colonial rule in India came to an end.<p>The country was divided into two independent states - Hindu-majority India and …

10 Motivational Habits That Drive Millionaires

Habits seem to rule us but adopt these and prosper.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Have you ever been awed by the motivation of a successful entrepreneur, leader or athlete? I have. It’s not jealousy, either. Far from it. It’s respect for how motivated they are. Even …

Pentagon Program Trained Foreign Torturers & Rapists

Foreign officers who attended top Pentagon schools were later accused of rape, murder, genocide, and coups, according to State Department reports.<p><i>By</i> …

The expert guide to creating a professional Instagram brand

To reach your customers—current and potential—you need to be where they live. That’s increasingly online, on social networks such as Instagram.<p>Users of the photo-sharing app now total 500 million and counting, and they are a global audience. It may not be as big a crowd as that of Instagram’s …

Marketing

We must rethink globalization, or Trumpism will prevail

Rust-belt romantics don’t get it: the middle class is being wiped out too | Aditya Chakrabortty<p>Read more<p>Let it be said at once: Trump’s victory is primarily due to the explosion in economic and geographic inequality in the United States over several decades and the inability of successive …

Globalization

11 key qualities 'intelligent people all share' – how many do you have?

How do you recognise a smart person?<p>A popular Reddit thread has been debating a few of the characteristics intelligent people all share, with the question attracting hundreds of responses.<p>How many do you have?<p>1.<p>"Curiosity. A person who recognises when they don't know something and uses that as a …

Lawn Mowing

The Troubling Reason the Electoral College Exists

As Americans await the quadrennial running of the presidential obstacle course now known as the Electoral College, it’s worth remembering why we have …

Electoral College

British government systematically violating the rights of the disabled, UN inquiry warns

The Government’s welfare reforms and austerity policies have led to “grave and systematic violations” of disabled people’s rights, an inquiry by the …

A history of why you shouldn’t be worried about the Illuminati

More like New World <i>Dis-</i>order, amirite?<p>You know the Illuminati as the clandestine group of satanic crooks corrupting Beyoncé.<p>The idea invokes …

An Inside Look at the National Museum of African American History and Culture

The new Smithsonian museum pays homage to the history and culture of the African American community. Here’s a look behind the scenes.<p>Some 36,000 …

I'm a White Man, and I Don't Owe One Cent In Reparations

One idea that continuously pops up from the left is the idea that a race – namely white people – should pay reparations for wrongs against another …

Sorry, Lily Allen, but you're wrong: people worried about immigration have nothing to apologise for

Three years below me at school, Lily Allen was a stormy presence. Wild hair, exceptional cheek and inborn cool combined with an emotional temperament to produce some memorable scenes.<p>So it’s not surprising to me that she broke down visiting the migrant camp in Calais this week. Anyone with a heart …

Hillary Clinton: The global challenges that would confront America's first woman president

If she wins on November 8, Hillary Clinton will take office better schooled on national security and military matters than any White House occupant …

UK's Brexit vote had no constitutional substance, court hears | Reuters

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain’s vote in a June referendum to leave the European Union had no constitutional substance, according to lawyers leading a bid to force the government to seek parliamentary approval before formally starting the Brexit process.<p>Demonstrators stand outside the High Court during …

European Union

11 African American Inventors Who Changed the World

Dr. Shirley Jackson speaks at a conference in 2011.<p>Dr. Shirley Jackson speaks at a conference in 2011.<p>Can you imagine life without blood banks, …

African-American News

Whose fault is Donald Trump?

Donald J. Trump’s presidential campaign platform has from the beginning been based on racism, religious bigotry, class warfare of the rich on workers, hatred of women, and a whole series of other unacceptable and disgusting planks. Not since David Duke of the Ku Klux Klan ran for the senate in …

Donald Trump

Aleppo then and now: What 5 years of civil war has wrought

<b>(CNN) —</b> Syria has been engulfed in conflict since 2011 when Bashar al-Assad's regime violently suppressed an uprising and opposition rebels took up arms. The situation has deteriorated, drawing in sometimes competing extremist groups, including ISIS.<p>Among the hardest-hit areas has been the …

Middle East

Yahoo Has Reportedly Been Spying on Hundreds of Millions of Its Mail Users

Yahoo (yhoo) last year secretly built a custom software program to search all of its customers’ incoming emails for specific information provided by …

Akon Talks His $1 Billion Chinese Credit Line & How He Gave Electricity to 16 Million Africans

Akon was recently invited on <i>VladTV</i> to share about his overseas endeavors. He shares that he had received a $1 billion Chinese credit line from …

Investing

How WikiLeaks Has Changed: From Whistleblower To Weapon

Experts say the organization appears to have grown more partisan, and more eager to boost impact by pegging releases to events in the news.<p>When last week WikiLeaks released tens of thousands of emails believed to have been obtained by Russian hackers from top Democratic National Committee …

Here's what we now know about Saudi Arabia’s role in 9/11

Sometimes, reality is so absurd that it outstrips anything conspiracy theorists could come up with.<p>More than 13 years after the congressional investigation published its report into the events surrounding the 9/11 attacks, the much-discussed "28 pages" on Saudi involvement in the terrorist assault, …

5 Warning Signs That You Won't Succeed

Have you ever wished you could go back in time and have a "re-do"? As Maya Angelou shared, "Now that I know better, I do better."<p>But, what if you're …

The Investigation of Prince's Death Has Taken a Grim Turn

The DEA is now involved.<p>This week, as investigators look into Prince's tragic death at the age of 57, new details have emerged that appear to paint a tragic picture. Two days ago, investigators told the media that they are focusing on the role that painkillers might have played in the musician's …

Painkillers

A New Way to Map the Spread and Decline of Slavery in the U.S.

The historian and cartographer Bill Rankin visualizes the practice with a fresh approach.<p>Although it was abolished in 1865, slavery in the U.S. is still being mapped by cartographers looking for fresh approaches to the topic<b>.</b> The latest effort comes from the historian and cartographer Bill …

Black History

Let's Have a Real Conversation About Women and Mental Illness | Women's Health

Our first guest, Sara Benincasa, is a talented writer and comedian. Her new book, <i>Real Artists Have Day Jobs</i> (available April 26), is a collection of essays on topics like self-care, depression, and finding good friends.<p>“<i>Real Artists Have Day Jobs</i> is a bunch of fun, sad, funny, silly, smart, …

Here Are 13 of the World’s Most Influential Women You Don’t Know Yet

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