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Driven to his death: Mystery of motorcyclist body on M4

David Evans had been working the Christmas Day shift monitoring CCTV at a power station on the south Wales coast.<p>In a gesture of seasonal goodwill, a colleague had told him to leave early and get home to his family; he'd take over from here.<p>As Mr Evans, 49, set off on his Honda CB 500 motorcycle …

Wales

Inside The World’s “Most Humane” Prison

Denmark’s new prison has a grocery store, workshops, and lots of glass. It looks more like a college campus–and that’s the whole point.<p>Can a prison be humane? In socially progressive Scandinavia, perhaps. The Danish Prison and Probation Service and architecture firm CF Møller have designed what …

Suspended – Medium

20 essential Mac keyboard shortcuts to save you a click

Power to your fingertips.<p>The right keyboard shortcuts can save you a huge amount of time. Whether you're browsing the web or editing a document, these commands will cut the precious moments you spend reaching for the mouse and sifting through menus. Over hours, days, and weeks, that saved time …

Operating Systems

Your Team Is Brainstorming All Wrong

When your team is tasked with generating ideas to solve a problem, suggesting a brainstorming session is a natural reaction. But does that approach actually work?<p>Although the term “brainstorming” is now used as a generic term for having groups develop ideas, it began as the name of a specific …

Who needs brainstorming? Brainwriting gets way more ideas, this prof says

There’s a better way than a brainstorm to get creative thinking out of your team, says Leigh Thompson, professor at Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University. She teaches teamwork and negotiation to aspiring company leaders and explains techniques that she says are scientifically …

Answer These 7 Questions Before Starting Your Side Business

Take stock of the assets you have and create a realistic plan to define your purpose, gather resources and develop market insights.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Are you sure you can build a successful side business? It's smart to start thinking along these lines while …

Entrepreneurship

This Entrepreneur Teaches Millennials How to Quit Their Jobs and Start Their Lives

Daniel DiPiazza's new book is a commonsense approach to the business of having a great life.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you know that starting a business has become trendy. Everybody on social media seems to be talking about …

Entrepreneurship

How to Be Constantly Creative

In his book <i>The Art of Learning</i>, author and the subject of <i>Searching for Bobby Fischer</i> Josh Waitzkin describes the secret to becoming one of the …