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23 Teeny Tiny Party Favors You Can DIY

Whether you’re picking out party favors for a summer wedding or spring party, there’s no going wrong with ones that are itty bitty in size. They’re compact, easy to carry and a great idea, especially when it comes to making a bunch for a large group. Plus, there’s just something about …

JPMorgan CEO Jamie Dimon says he learned one of the greatest leadership lessons from the former CEO of a $33 billion fast food company

But the reality, he says, is that "people have to learn to work together. Sometimes it's more about heart than it is mind."<p>Dimon, an investor in KFC and Taco Bell parent company Yum Brands— which has a market cap of around $33 billion— said he learned the key to working well with others from former …

Germany generated so much renewable energy last week it was paying consumers to use electricity

It looks like a future dependent on renewable energy could indeed be possible, as Germany demonstrated on (Sunday) 8 May when it generated so much …

San Diego to become largest U.S. city to run on 100% renewable energy

San Diego is not waiting for Washington to get its act together on climate change. The southern California city is moving forward with an ambitious …

They should all be tried: George W. Bush, Dick Cheney and America’s overlooked war crimes

What the CIA did to Abu Zubaydah was barbarous. That his torturers have gone unpunished is an American tragedy<p>The allegations against the man were serious indeed.<p>* Donald Rumsfeld said he was “if not the number two, very close to the number two person” in al-Qaeda.<p>* The Central Intelligence Agency …

Saudi Arabia looks to UK, France and China for help building homes | Reuters

DUBAI (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia’s government has authorized the housing ministry to seek the assistance of Britain, France and China in building hundreds of thousands of homes to ease a shortage of affordable housing in the kingdom.<p>The housing minister and his deputy were given the power to sign …

5 Brilliant Business Ideas to Inspire Your Next Company

Want to start a new venture, but don't know what's most ripe for disruption? Check out these fast-growing industries to help come up with your next company.<p>As an entrepreneur, there are seemingly endless business possibilities when you're trying to build the next big startup. You can always open up …

U.S. Postal Service

Gwadar Port Project Reveals China's Regional Power Play

GWADAR, Pakistan — A 30-by-45-foot Chinese flag draping the port authority building here projects an unmistakable message: Pakistan and China are now self-declared "iron brothers" and "all-weather friends."<p>Underpinning this relationship are some $46 billion in Chinese investments and loans to build …

China

How this man made $125 million in a year

That’s because the now 46-year-old Iranian American, who has been the chief executive of Expedia Inc. since 2005, just raked in a whopping $125 …

Expedia

Wood-And-Glue Skyscrapers Are On The Rise

And they could help fight climate change<p>Thanks to advances in wood construction, the next generation of skyscraper might be made of spruce, not steel. Architects are designing wood buildings that ditch concrete and metal in favor of a more environmentally friendly material—one that could help fight …

3 Things You Should Stop Doing to Turn On Your Creative Brain

These are pretty routine activities for most entrepreneurs--and they're not helpful.<p>If you read any of my articles you would know that I don't believe that some people were born more creative than others. I don't believe that introverts are more creative than extroverts, or vice versa. In fact, …

Creativity

Treatments for cancers and Alzheimer's on the verge of a breakthrough

Greater understanding of genetics and characteristics of diseases are driving the development of new medicines<p>The practice of medicine can be hit-and-miss: however good a drug is, it is unlikely to work well on everybody with that condition, whether it’s breast cancer or depression. But new …

Cancer

The New World Order Is Ruled By Global Corporations And Megacities—Not Countries

As cities and companies gain in influence and the power of nation-states decreases, the world is undergoing a seismic transformation.<p>Ask yourself, honestly: If Uruguay or Guinea-Bissau disappeared off the face of the Earth, would you really notice? Now what about if Google disappeared from your …

How To Build A Global, Scalable Company - This Entrepreneur Has A Formula For It

Over the past few years, the discussion in Israeli tech has shifted. No more talk about innovation that leads to small exits, where both entrepreneurs and investors settle for less. Less talk about products that tackle very specific problems that result in smaller market opportunities. A lot more …

Startups

ALLAH, WHO IS HE?- As found in the Koran, the Hadith, and ancient history

<i>Allah, Divine or Demonic?</i><p><b>ALLAH, DIVINE OF DEMONIC?</b><p><b>The journey of a pagan god<br>from Babylon to Mecca</b><p><b>Written By: Stephen Van Nattan</b> <b><br>© Copyrighted with the</b> …

Biofuels, plastics and drugs: is this the future of our farms?

Climate change and poor returns on wheat and dairy drive rural revolution in ‘future-proof’ agriculture<p>Farmer Rob Pickering last week planted nine hectares of flood-prone land in Lincolnshire with an African plant called miscanthus, or elephant grass. By selling the fast-growing crop as biofuel for …

Northern Europe

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Here's Why India Is About to Become the World's Most Important Economy

China’s days as the globe’s most exciting economy are numbered.<p>That’s because while China’s workforce has already begun to shrink, in part as a …

Microsoft is betting on this one technology for its future

<i>This story was delivered to BI Intelligence Mobile Industry Insider subscribers. To learn more and subscribe, please click here.</i><p>Microsoft is making strides in the smartphone department, but the tech giant is banking on a different area for its future.<p>The company debuted Windows 10 Mobile in …

If you want to start your own business, these online courses could help you get it off the ground

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Flickr/Apps for EuropeBuilding a business in 2016 presents a whole new set of challenges that weren't present in previous generations. …

Former Flight Attendant Reveals Major "Airline Secrets" in Blog Post

So, uh, don't ever drink the airplane coffee.<p>Kelly Payne is a travel blogger now, but she spent "a number of years" in the airline industry, first as a flight attendant and then as a reservations agent. In a blog for the Huffington Post titled "11 Airline Secrets From an Airline Insider," Payne …

Five underrated countries you need to visit

From a medieval African trading town to a Mediterranean island nation, these overlooked outposts are worth a look.<p>With each welcoming more than 50 million international visitors each year, France, the United States and China dominate the list of most popular countries for travellers. But are the …

This Billionaire’s Secret to Running a Successful Business

As the chief executive and sole owner of Landry’s Inc., the restaurant corporation that includes Morton’s, Golden Nugget Hotel and Casinos, …

God Is Not Dead — but Our Ability to Be Aware of God Might Be

TIME’s 1966 cover story—which provocatively asked “Is God Dead?”—was and remains an ethnocentric proposition with …

Faith

Ocean farmers are using technology to start an economic revolution and save humanity

I’m a fisherman who dropped out of high school in 1986 at the age of 14. Over my lifetime, I’ve spent many nights in jail. I’m an epileptic. I’m asthmatic. I don’t even know how to swim. This is my story. It’s a story of ecological redemption.<p>I was born and raised in Petty Harbour, Newfoundland, a …

Aquaculture

The Irish inventor poised to become a billionaire - and maybe even change the world

Inventor John Quinn's game-changing green energy breakthrough could earn billions and create thousands of jobs, writes John Reynolds<p>Today, the …

Carbon Emissions

How Burglars Commit Crime and Take Advantage of Cities by Hacking Architecture

'A Burglar's Guide to the City,' written by Geoff Manaugh, takes a look at our everyday urban environments through the eyes of the criminals aiming to hack them.<p>As a kid, I always fantasized about booby-trapping my house with elaborate tripwires and swinging paint cans to outsmart potential thieves …

A History of Islam by Ryan Reeves

In AD 622, Muhammad and his followers took flight from Mecca to Medina—an event known as the <i>Hijra</i>. This date is seen as the beginning point of the …

Deep learning will be huge — and here’s who will dominate it

Artificial intelligence* is developing much faster than we thought. Just last month, Google’s DeepMind AI beat Lee Sedol, a legendary Go player, at his own game in a defining moment for the industry. What enabled this win is a relatively new AI technique called deep learning, which is transforming …