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Why do British charities want to shut down private schools in Africa?

They are putting ideology before education<p>Why would anyone who claims to care about the world’s poorest children try to shut down their schools? It’s strange and sad, but several British charities, in cahoots with some British unions, are making a concerted effort to close down hundreds of schools …

Africa

Great Managers Aren’t Born, They’re Trained

More than two million people in the United States will be stepping into leadership roles for the first time over the next few years—and we can only …

Leadership

2 Trainers Tell Us Why Kettlebells Are Way Better For Fat Loss Than Dumbbells

It's easy to get stuck in a routine of movement when you're working out regularly. As much as you love working out with dumbbells and the barbell, there are so many other things you could be doing at the gym to improve your fitness. We spoke to two different trainers about why the kettlebell should …

Exercise

Scientists have figured out how to listen to the earth and unlock Africa’s hidden riches

Africa was once at the centre of the world – literally. It was the landmass at the centre of Pangaea, a super continent that broke up into smaller plates about 200 million years ago.<p>Today, Africa sits on the second largest of these plates and her physical landscape is not a permanent fixture. It’s …

Geology

Amazon Spent Years Learning What It Takes to Do Great Work. These 4 Steps Contributed Most to Its Success

"Skill is overrated," says Jeff Bezos. These four things are not.<p>Yesterday, Amazon founder Jeff Bezos published his annual letter to shareholders, and it's got some great advice for anyone who is striving to do great work.<p>After commending Amazon employees for their commitment to excellence, and …

Self-improvement

Trump blasts 'breeding' in sanctuary cities. That's a racist term.

<b>(CNN) —</b> What exactly did President Donald Trump mean by "breeding" when he tweeted Wednesday about cities that will not cooperate with the federal government to deport the undocumented.<p>This is Donald Trump. He meant exactly what you think.<p>The tweet, offered Wednesday morning, argued that …

Donald Trump

MIT just discovered a way to mass-produce graphene in long rolls

Scientists used to make graphene-based membranes in small batches in a laboratory. But a new breakthrough at MIT enables researchers to spool out …

Nanotech

5 Fascinating Things Your Blood Type Can Tell You

Most of us don't spend too much time thinking about our blood type unless we are in our doctor's office, but our blood type is a component of our …

Medical Research

Theresa May will struggle to overturn Brexit defeat on custom union in the Lords, Michael Gove says

Environment Secretary Michael Gove has acknowledged that ministers may struggle to overturn a House of Lords defeat on the Government’s flagship …

United Kingdom

Want to Improve Your Communication Skills? Stop Saying These 25 Words.

Stop saying these words in the office. You'll improve your communication skills and your coworkers will thank you.<p>For thousands of years, our most powerful tools to change the world and our surroundings have been our words. That’s still true today.<p>From the lines you hear on TV, the commentary you …

Communication Skills

Pilot Keeps Calm After Mid-Air Explosion

Glass generating electricity put into mass production

A form of glass which generates electricity has put into mass production in Sichuan's capital, Chengdu after 8 years of research and development.<p>File …

Clean Energy

This Lesson From Benjamin Franklin in Building Generational Wealth Still Holds Up More Than 200 Years Later

He did it with just 2,000.<p><i>How much do you need to be worth to have generational wealth? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by John Roberson, Stock Trader; Masterpiece Tax Advisors, on</b> …

General Motors

May’s ‘Bespoke’ Brexit Deal Will Cost UK Nearly Double Boris Johnson’s £350m A Week, New Study Warns

It will COST us £615m in higher borrowing and lost trade<p>PA Wire/PA Images<p>Theresa May’s ‘bespoke’ Brexit deal will cost the UK nearly double the …

United Kingdom

Is This the Single Most Persuasive Word in the English Language?

Not because of what the word means, but because of what the word means you will do.<p>I know a number of extremely successful people, and while in many ways they're very different, they all share one thing in common: They're exceptionally good at persuading other people.<p>After all, that's what leaders …

Self-improvement

How to Stay Mentally Strong When You're Dealing With a Psychopath at Work

Working alongside a toxic person will take a toll on your psychological well-being. These strategies can reduce the damage.<p>When people think of a psychopath, they often conjure up images of serial killers. And while most serial killers likely are psychopaths, many more psychopaths aren't murderers. …

Psychology

Photos of KFC Fried Chicken as Fiery Explosions

Here’s something that’s strange yet creative. KFC Hong Kong wanted to promote its Hot & Spicy fried chicken, so the ad agency Ogilvy & Mather Hong …

Cooking

Google’s astounding new search tool will answer any question by reading thousands of books

Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada<p>Imagine if you could gather thousands of writers in a circle to discuss one question. What would optimist Thomas L. Friedman say about intervening in Syria, for example? Would chaos theorist Santo Banerjee concur?<p>Google now has a way to convene that kind of …

British Columbia

Mud near this small Japanese island could change the global economy

<b>(CNN) —</b> A small island in the Pacific Ocean is the site of a huge discovery that could change Japan's economic future. How huge? One economist called it a "game changer." The researchers who helped find it said it had "tremendous potential."<p>It's mud. A whole bunch of mud -- an estimated 16 million …

Rare Earth

Ten Things To Remove From Your Resume -- Immediately

Dear Liz,<p>I was contacted two weeks ago by a headhunter, “Adam.” He wanted to talk to me about a job opening he’s working on with a well-known employer in our town.<p>I talked to Adam by phone and then I sent him my resume. Unfortunately, it didn’t work out. Adam told me a few days later that the …

Employment

Starbucks Witness: Implicit Bias Exists and White People Need to Speak Up When They See It

When two black men were arrested at a Philadelphia Starbucks on Thursday for simply sitting there, being black, and minding their business, people in …

Justice

Spain's Best Kept Secrets- 15 Most Beautiful Villages and Towns of Spain

The beauty of Spain lies in its sleepy, forgotten corners. This is where the real drama unfolds- mesmerizing sights and timeless heritage. If you’ve …

European Travel

Brexit Countdown: the horrifying cost of not being in a customs union with the EU

Theresa May’s decision to rule out a customs union with the EU will cost the UK £24billion over the next 15 years.<p>The PM could build 40 new hospitals …

United Kingdom

Here Are 7 Brilliant Insights From Noam Chomsky on American Empire

Click here for reuse options! As Trump strikes Syria for the second time, here are seven powerful quotes on the evils, atrocities and ironies of the …

Geopolitics

Who Are Diamond and Silk? A Look at 2 Pro-Trump Social Media Stars

They have feuded with Facebook, been defended by Senator Ted Cruz and were mentioned by Mark Zuckerberg in remarks before Congress. They are Diamond and Silk.<p>Diamond and Silk are African-American sisters, Lynnette Hardaway and Rochelle Richardson, who became known during the 2016 presidential …

Donald Trump

Bathroom hand dryers spraying poop on your hands, study finds

A recent study found bathroom hand dryers are pretty gross.<p>A study by the scientists at the University of Connecticut found hand dryers in men's and women’s bathrooms blew bacteria onto hands including fecal matter.<p>The study, published in the Applied and Environmental Microbiology Journal, stated …

Microbiology

Tory Heaven: the forgotten 1948 novel that predicted a Conservative dystopia

Marghanita Laski’s razor-sharp satire offered a vision of a brutal Tory government.<p>In April 1948, as he looked about him at Derry & Toms department …

Literature

15 Body Language Hacks That’ll Instantly Make You More Impressive At An Interview

Being successful is not something everyone can achieve. Not for the lack of trying, of course. Sometimes, it's just the way you walk, talk or behave. …

Public Speaking

13 places with the bluest water in the world

Sometimes all it takes to re-center and refresh your mind and body is a good day (or week — who are we to limit you) staring off into a tranquil blue sea.<p>To help you find your inner peace, and catch a few waves and rays while you're at it, we've put together a list of some of the bluest waters in …

National Parks

8 Keys to Coming Off as the Expert in Whatever You Sell

Solve their problem instead of simply selling them something.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The most successful salespeople in the world don’t come across as salespeople at all. Instead, they carry themselves as experts in their industry who can solve key challenges …

Selling