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How to Choose the Perfect Color — The Feng Shui Way

The meanings of the hues in this ancient practice are fascinating.<p>Choosing a room color is never an easy decision. Do the hues make you happy? Do they work with the size of the room? Do they flatter you? So, yes, you might balk at Feng Shui as yet another consideration in the paint aisle.<p>But when …

People around the world are eating banana peels because they know something that Westerners do not

If you live in the US, you're probably used to tossing banana peels in the trash. But people in other countries, including India, have been taking advantage of their nutritional benefits for decades.<p>While a banana's flesh is soft and sweet, the skin is thick, fibrous, and slightly bitter. To eat …

Nutrition

The Fed may be about to atone for the “mistake” of 1998

2015-12-15T10:04:03.000Z<p>By: Matthew C Klein<p>History never repeats and most analogies are wrong, but there are some intriguing parallels between the …

The Fed Awakens | Reuters

LONDON (Reuters) - After years of waiting, it’s finally here. No, not the new “Star Wars” movie: Fed week.<p>Federal Reserve Chairman Janet Yellen walks after speaking at an event hosted by the Economic Club of Washington in Washington December 2, 2015. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts<p>Barring a shock, the …

Economics

The 10 most popular free online courses for professionals

Your education shouldn't stop when you leave the classroom.<p>Learning new skills is a great way to expand your mind and get ahead in your career — and it's easier than ever with a plethora of online classes just a click away.<p>A good place to start is with this year's most popular Coursera courses from …

Online Education

If you own stocks right now you're risking dollars to make pennies

The Fed has released its latest Z.1 report and, though it's not the timeliest of data, there are a few interesting data points to go over. First, the "Buffett Yardstick," market cap-to-GDP, shows some erosion from very elevated levels as stock prices fell during Q3.<p>The selloff in stocks also …

China has just become a global financial giant | Business & Economy

China has taken another fateful step towards gaining full recognition as a global economic superpower. The International Monetary Fund recently decided, with the United States' support, to admit Chinese yuan, also known as renminbi, into the "special drawing rights" basket of elite currencies along …

China

The China-Pakistan corridor: A fate-changer? | Business & Economy

Over the decades during which I have worked in and written about Pakistan, there have been so many supposed national "turning points" at which the country failed to turn that I have almost ceased to notice them.<p>But when earlier this year the Pakistani Government described China's planned energy and …

Pakistan

Welcome to your simulacrum future – a $674bn opportunity!

2015-12-01T18:20:07.000Z<p>By: Izabella Kaminska<p>Can’t satisfy humanity’s desire for nice houses, good quality jobs, leisure, pastures green, holidays …

LifeinGIS

What Hiring Managers Really Want To Know When They Ask, ‘What Are Your Hobbies?’

But before you start babbling about your lifelong obsession with horses or your newfound passion for baking, consider this: The hiring manager wants to get a better sense of who you are, so it's important to think about which hobbies best showcase your strengths, passions, and skills — and then …