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The Most Beautiful Place to Visit in Every Country in Southeast Asia

The two months I spent in Southeast Asia while backpacking were a little overwhelming, because there was just so much to look at, all the time. When …

South-east Asia

Five must-visit ‘soto’ restaurants in Jakarta

Often dubbed the land of <i>sate</i> (satay) and <i>soto</i>, Indonesia has many restaurants or street food vendors offering these two types of dishes. <i>Soto</i>, a …

Texas

Bill Gates Reads 50 Books Per Year. But Only These 6 Leadership Books Made His List of Recommendations

Of all 186 books Bill Gates has ever recommended on his personal blog, six leadership books get special attention.<p>In a 2016 interview at the <i>New York Times</i>, Bill Gates said that reading is still the "main way that I both learn new things and test my understanding." He told <i>The Times</i> he reads about 50 …

7 surprising books that will make your life better

I read a lot of books. I reference at least one book a week in these blog posts but I have to read a lot more than that — usually 4 to 5 times as …

Nobel Prize

10 Things You Should Never Say to Your Child About Food

As parents, we all say things to encourage our kids to eat healthier. Yet, in our modern, food-centric environment, even well-intentioned comments can be translated into negatives that hinder eating.<p>So, here are 10 common "food statements" parents often say to kids, how kids are likely to translate …

Nutrition

Top 10 business stories of 2013

From the Cyprus crisis to coked-up bankers, the horsemeat scandal and the sad death of a young German student, it was another dramatic year in the business world. Based on the number of visits to each page, here are theguardian.com/uk/business top 10 stories of 2013.<p>1. Aldi confirms up to 100% …

What is Android?

Android has evolved a lot over the years and has quickly become the dominant mobile platform across the globe. While most of us know exactly what Android is, and how to use it, there are still a number of folks that are new to Google’s mobile OS, finally ditching that old-school mobile phone or …

Android News

The Crazy Logistics of Holiday Deliveries, In One Timelapse

Monsanto’s scary new scheme: Why does it really want all this data?

<b>(Nejron Photo, Fotokostic via Shutterstock/Salon)</b><p>As biotech giant pays huge sums for data analysis about farms, many are terrified about how it might be harnessed<p>Lina Khan<p>December 29, 2013 7:00pm (UTC)<p>Imagine cows fed and milked entirely by robots. Or tomatoes that send an e-mail when they need …

Turkey And Iran Accused Of Oil-For-Cash Sanctions Scheme

An unfolding corruption scandal in Turkey has revealed transactions that may have allowed Tehran to circumvent harsh U.S. and E.U. sanctions.<p>A …

10 Movies You Should Have Seen in 2013

Photo: Courtesy of Warner Bros. Pictures<p>There is nothing better than sitting back and having a marathon in your own living room over the holidays. As the year winds down, the list of must-sees piles up. We selected the best of the year's releases to appease every taste whether you prefer sci-fi …

The 50 best Android games of 2013

2013 was a very good year for Android games, as more developers recognised the potential of Google-powered smartphones and tablets. From action and puzzle games to sports and strategy, Android was well-served with impressive and inventive games to suit all tastes.<p>Trends? As on Apple's iOS, the …

ListenUp

Gothenburg, Sweden's Jose Gonzalez is known for his comforting vocals and stripped-down acoustic sets that buzz with energy. It's been a few years since Gonzalez released new solo material, so we were happy to see his latest release "Stay Alive" pop up on the internet as part of the soundtrack for …

Robin Williams

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How Walmart's Low Wages Cost All Americans, Not Just Its Workers

<b>Bloomberg View:</b> Yesterday, we looked at the benefit to McDonald's of having its workers subsidized by state and federal aid. Today, its Wal-Mart’s turn. Recall our discussion last month on the related subject of "How McDonald's and Wal-Mart Became Welfare Queens." We learned that employees of these …

I Want an American Baby! Chinese Women Flock to the U.S. to Give Birth

The soon-to-be Chinese father was getting ready to go to America. His wife, due to give birth to their son any day, was already there. Like any …

Don't Bet Against Aaron Levie

The improbable but beautifully executed pivot. The prescience about technological change. The insight about what users want and need. Aaron Levie, the 28-year-old CEO of the billion-dollar cloud-computing company Box, just keeps getting it right.<p><i>Editor's note: Box went public Friday, opening at</i> …

Thailand's Bubble Economy Is Heading For A 1997-Style Crash

Thailand is part of the overall emerging markets bubble that I have been warning about in recent years, along with Indonesia, Malaysia and other Southeast Asian countries.<p>The emerging markets bubble started in 2009, when China launched a bold stimulus-driven economic growth strategy to counter the …

Battle of the plug-in hybrids: Accord, Volt and Fusion Energi

The Honda Accord covered my 11-mile morning commute to downtown Los Angeles, downhill on the 110 Freeway, without burning a single drop of gas. In the evening, I made it halfway back before the gasoline engine tapped the tank.<p>In all, the plug-in hybrid version of one of America's favorite sedans …

Electric Vehicles

Why Old-School SMS is Still a Powerful Mobile Marketing Tool

<i>Eric Lazar is VP of Mobile CRM for ePrize, focused on educating brands on how best to capture the mobile user, drive revenue, and build relationships that start on mobile. Prior to his current role, Lazar spent more than 10 years in broadcast television sales management, most recently at Sinclair</i> …

The 40 Must-Have Android Apps for the Power User

For the longest time, Android was an operating system that eschewed visual flair in favour of giving flexibility and power to the user, and since third party developers took their cues from the OS itself, their apps tended to be complex and unabashedly ugly.<p>Somewhere along the way, right around the …

There’s one key difference between kids who excel at math and those who don’t

• Different kids with different levels of preparation come into a math class. Some of these kids have parents who have drilled them on math from a young age, while others never had that kind of parental input.<br>• On the first few tests, the well-prepared kids get perfect scores, while the unprepared kids …

Kids

BlackBerry faces dogfight as firm returns to its corporate roots

Chris Farrer is preparing to place a big order for smartphones. That used to be a simple task for the manager of telecommunications at Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers: buy more BlackBerrys to run on the firm's BlackBerry server. This time it's different.<p>Like other organizations around the world, the …

Teacher small face: On beauty in South Korea

Last month I had my eyes measured by a 15-year-old boy. “Teacher, big eyes,” he said as he came toward me with a ruler. In a moment of awkward …

Terry Richardson: the go-to guy for half-naked photographs of Miley Cyrus

<b>Name:</b> Terry Richardson<p><b>Age:</b> 48.<p><b>Appearance:</b> One of those creepy guys with glasses and a moustache who hangs around young women in order to snap photographs of them without their clothes on.<p><b>Careful. Isn't that libellous?</b> Nope. It's exactly what he does. You see, he's a fashion photographer noted for …

21 Glorious Photos of Double Rainbows Around the World

<b>Toroweap, Grand Canyon, Arizona</b><p>For many photographers, taking a picture of the elusive double rainbow is a rare and unexpected treat. Not only do you have to be at the right place at the right time, you need to have your camera on hand so that you don't miss nature's colorful show. As photographer …

Grand Canyon