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German ministers were reportedly warned of VW test-beating software

German government ministers reportedly turned a blind eye to Volkswagen installing cheat devices to fool U.S. diesel emissions tests, raising the possibility that the mushrooming scandal could cause embarrassment for Chancellor Angela Merkel.<p>Britain's Daily Telegraph, citing a German parliamentary …

VW boss Martin Winterkorn's rise and fall

<b>As chief executive of the world's biggest carmaker, Volkswagen boss Martin Winterkorn enjoyed a prestige that extended well beyond the company's headquarters in the German city of Wolfsburg.</b><p>Last year, Forbes business magazine placed him 58th in its list of the world's most powerful people, …

10 Indicators That Distinguish Leaders From Managers

Being a manager is a job title that comes with an assigned role to be fulfilled, given from the top management. Leadership, on the other hand, is …

12 books you should read to impress your boss

Not only that, it improves your vocabulary, expands your world, and generally makes you a more educated and interesting person to be around.<p>Below, 12 entrepreneurs from YEC suggest books that they themselves have loved and passed on to their employees.<p>Read just one and you'll find yourself ahead of …

Self-improvement

The sharing economy has changed everything, and these 10 companies are at risk

Business Insider last week compiled a list of the biggest winners in the booming sharing economy, based on a report published by Credit Suisse report Friday.<p>The 10 companies listed below are those that could lose out.<p>Carried by shifting consumer preferences for lower cost and eco-friendly …

Here's a breakdown of the speech that won the 2015 World Championship of Public Speaking

On August 15, Saudi Arabian security engineer Mohammed Qahtani won the title of Toastmasters International World Champion of Public Speaking. He survived seven rounds of a competition that lasted six months and included 33,000 competitors from around the world.<p>He and nine other finalists competed …

How to Quit Caffeine | The Art of Manliness

When you look at the vintage advertisement above, it’s hard not to notice some things about it that you wouldn’t see in ads today.<p>For one, you’d of …

Wellness

This is why I quit an incredible job at a top VC firm to become a programmer

Today was my last day at Andreessen Horowitz.<p>I feel deeply fortunate to have worked with some of the smartest people in technology — people like Marc Andreessen, Ben Horowitz and Chris Dixon among others — and to have learned so much from them while serving the a16z mission of helping entrepreneurs …

9 Things Only People Who Live Far Away From Their Family Would Understand

There are many things in life that could separate you from your family. Sometimes it’s a career, school, or the mere desire to travel. When you’re …

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How Toxic Is Your Breastmilk?

Contrary to popular belief in some circles, breastmilk is not the pure and magical serum of the Earth goddess which ensures an eternal life of prosperity and good health to all who partake. That’s unicorn milk — it doesn’t exist. And now a new study seems to claim breastmilk passes so many toxic …

8 Powerful Ways to Mold Children Into Leaders

7 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We all want our children to become leaders.<p>Whether they spend the bulk of their days in the mailroom or the corner office, we want our children to grow to be courageous, passionate, and authentic. We want their actions to …

Emotional Intelligence

The oil industry is acting like the worst is over

The oil industry is acting like the worst is over.<p>This week, oil prices fell to their lowest level in six years.<p>But data from oil driller Baker Hughes and the Federal Reserve this week indicated that oil companies are starting to reverse their behavior of shutting down wells and halting production, …

How Starbucks, Uber and Obama Are Making You Go Broke

<i>By Valencia Higuera, Contributor</i><p>There's nothing fun about being stuck in a financial rut. Your income might only cover the bare essentials, making it difficult to save for retirement or pay off debt. It can feel as if you're spinning your wheels and getting nowhere. So when the price of a service …

The 15 most influential business books of 2015

This year's top business books come from journalists, economists, and academics and explore the opportunities and dangers presented by rapidly changing technology — from the first full-length biography of tech mogul Elon Musk to the ways robots could replace workers in industries around the …

Man Turns Grandma's Van into Mobile Home to Capture Wanderlust

When Travis Burke‘s grandmother bought a 1994 Dodge Ram van years ago, she had no idea that it would kickstart a lifetime of adventure for her grandson. After seeing the van sit unused in his grandma's front yard, Burke, a 28-year-old from Oceanside, California, decided to convert the old vehicle …

Animals at specialist charity will undergo evaluation at Milton Keynes hospital after proving 93% effective in detecting odour of prostate tumours<p>Dogs capable of sniffing out cancer have been approved for use in a trial by the NHS.<p>The charity Medical Detection Dogs has gained approval from Milton …

Cancer

Famifi

Eye shape reveals whether an animal is predator or prey, new study shows

A close look at the eyes of 214 types of animal has revealed a relationship between the shape of the pupil and the animal’s ecological niche<p>The eyes say it all. They answer questions about a creature’s social scale, and its place in the pecking order. The geometry of the eye indicates whether an …

Biology

Why Adidas Partnered With This Nonprofit to Make a Shoe Out of Ocean Waste

Earlier this summer, the German sneaker giant unveiled a prototype of the first-ever shoe upper made of filaments of ocean waste. Here's a quick look at why.<p>Adidas is planning to make waves with a series of eco-friendly partnerships.<p>Speaking at the United Nations event, "Oceans. Climate. Life," in …

Shoes

These Are the 25 Toughest Animals on Earth

Our highly subjected ranking of Mother Nature's meanest, from the black mamba to the living dinosaur that is the saltwater croc<p>In June, we cast our critical eye at America in search of the toughest animals you least want to encounter in the wild. But the world spoke up and we listened. There are …

24 Actually Helpful Tips for Waking Up Early to Work Out

We know not everyone is a morning person. (And even fewer of us are eager to wake up and hit the gym.) But getting up and moving can actually be an …

Fitness

Slate Magazine - Politics, Business, Technology, and the Arts

Cover StoryPruitt Failed to Sabotage the EPA Mark Joseph Stern His successor will be masterful at it.<p>Scott Pruitt Was the Outlandish Epitome of …

Scott Pruitt

One chart shows when in their lives people drink the most

Was it big nights out in your college years? Or later on, every day out to happy hour with colleagues and then at brunch with friends on weekends? How has the trend changed over time?<p>Your drinking patterns change throughout life — affected by friends, jobs, stress, children, money, and more. But …

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Comedy Issue<p><i>GQ</i> goes behind the scenes with the resident genius of <i>SNL</i> to see the sketch-comedy master in her element.<p>By Amy Wallace2 days agoView …

Love to Write? Write Short Fiction, and SELL

Here’s why you should write short fiction… * Short fiction teaches you how to write fiction — fast. (If you like you can turn a short story you love …