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How the Philippines saved 1,200 Jews during the Holocaust

<b>(CNN) —</b> Even at the age of 7, Lotte Hershfield knew her world was crumbling.<p>She avoided the benches with the sign: No dogs or Jews allowed. She couldn't attend public schools. And the Nazis and their growling German shepherds raided her family's house, throwing their books into a fire.<p>As a child, …

10 simple behavior patterns of the most successful people

I spent a good part of last year interviewing the most successful people I know. These were ordinary people who've achieved extraordinary success. I eventually turned those interviews into a book.<p>What I discovered is that these people are just like you. They work at their craft. They push to …

Success

The Harsh Reality of Running a Business

<i>The Entrepreneur Insiders network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in America’s startup scene contribute</i> …

15 Motivational Quotes To Help You Keep Going When Times Are Tough

If you think that by reading this article these 15 motivational quotes are going to be the answer to you overcoming the tough times in your life then …

Motivation

Six ways to explore Thailand before it gets swarmed by mass tourism | travel

Although it is one of the hottest travel destinations in Asia, Thailand is all set to gain even more visitors in the coming years. By 2020, the …

Travel: 5 ideal homestays at popular holiday destinations in Konkan

Maharashtra government's plan to promote Konkan tourism gets a thumbs up from the guide a recco of homestays to shack up while there<p>The location …

Tourism

If you want to be like Warren Buffett and Bill Gates, adopt their voracious reading habits

Want to know one habit ultra-successful people have in common?<p>They read. A lot.<p>In fact, when Warren Buffett was once asked about the key to success, he pointed to a stack of nearby books and said, “Read 500 pages like this every day. That’s how knowledge works. It builds up, like compound interest. …

Success

Neuroscience discovers 5 things that will make you happy

So what's going to make you happy? Let's get more specific: What's going to make your <i>brain</i> happy? And let's focus on things that are simple and easy …

3 Productivity Hacks That Will Completely Change the Way You Work

Starting work is painful. That never goes away, but you can get better at facing it, just like you can get better at playing the piano or julienning carrots.<p><i>What tips or hacks have saved you the most time or energy in your life? originally appeared on Quora--the knowledge-sharing network where</i> …

The 5 Best Money Books For Entrepreneurs

When it comes to books on business, marketing and management, entrepreneurs are overrun with choices. But when it comes to books on money, entrepreneurs are underserved. It’s not that money books don’t exist, it’s that they rarely look at money through the eyes of an entrepreneur. So here are 5 …

Entrepreneurship

The Jewish story is under assault

Who are the Jews? A religion? A people? The question has taken on a special urgency in our time. At the heart of the anti-Zionist assault is the notion that the Jews aren't a people but only a faith. That premise is normative throughout the Arab world, and especially in the Palestinian statehood …

Israel

8 Habits of Happy, Healthy, and Successful People

Simple behaviors that are committed to over time can yield enormous results.<p>According to Harvard psychologist Shawn Achor, happiness and success cannot be pursued directly. Instead, these things are organic byproducts of quality habits and vision. As Aristotle put it, "To be excellent we cannot …

How Working Out Keeps Your Brain Literally 10 Years Younger

Researchers compared the minds of people who exercise to those who don’t. Here’s what happened<p>Working out keeps your brain young, suggests a new study from Columbia University and the University of Miami.<p>Researchers asked people over age 40 about their exercise habits and tested their cognitive …

Out of my mind: Netaji will always remain a promise never fulfilled

The release of the secret files concerning Subhas Chandra Bose has again brought the debate about his death back in focus.<p>Written by |<p>When someone …

Hemingway as the Godfather of Long-Form

Ernest Hemingway was one of the great innovators in literary form. His apparent renunciation of stylistic flourishes—the absence of lyrical rhetoric, the spare sketching of context, the paring of narrative voice to short, stark strokes—was the style of no style, an aesthetic obsession so fanatical …

Samuel Delany and the Past and Future of Science Fiction

In 1968, Samuel Delany attended the third annual Nebula Awards, presented by the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America (SFWA). At the ceremony that night, “an eminent member of the SFWA,” as Delany later put it, gave a speech about changes in science fiction, a supposed shift away from …

What are the limits of human vision?

From spotting galaxies millions of light years away to perceiving invisible colours, Adam Hadhazy explains why your eyes can do incredible things.<p>Take a look around the room – what do you see? All those colours, the walls, the windows – everything seems so self-evident, just so there. It's weird to …

Andromeda Galaxy

The 9 Worst Breakfasts for Your Waistline

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Inside 'Project Owl,' the $10 billion IPO that Ferrari just filed

We poked around in the the SEC documents and found the most interesting bits:<p>The IPO is mysteriously code-named "Project Owl" when you pull the filing up in a web browser. And the company itself is currently flying under the radar in the SEC database as "New Business Netherlands NV." It will be …

Emerging Markets

4 Tips on How to Avoid A Boring Life

Why are some people so <b>positive, full of energy and joyful</b> in their life?<p>Do you remember the times when you were bored and thought that your life had</b> …

The 15-Minute Power Yoga Workout for Beginners

“Power yoga for beginners” sounds kind of ironic. After all, it's a style of yoga typically favored by experienced yogis. But don't roll up your mat …

Fed up with the daily grind? These are the top 20 employers for work-life balance

There's more time for fun if you work for one of these 20 companies in the UK<p>The UK has a reputation for poor work-life balance. Britons work some of the longest hours in Europe, with full-time workers putting in an average of 39.2 hours per week - although many are known to work well above 40.<p>A …

Is it better to get 30 minutes of exercise or 30 minutes of extra sleep?

Here's a simple quality-of-life question: If you had 30 minutes of extra unexpected free time in your day, would you use it for sleep or exercise?<p>I asked this last week to friends and colleagues, and they all said the same thing: "Who in the hell has these 30 minutes of free time, and are their …

This Is the Top Predictor of Success in Life

Increase self control to increase success<p>Self control predicts success even better than IQ.<p>From Charles Duhigg’s excellent book The Power of Habit: …

How to Use CSS Hover Effects

June 6, 2013<p>Last month when I posted the Blog Font Style CSS series, Sara from Burnett's Boards asked about changing text color on hover. And then I …

The future of color in Web design

Instead of only focusing on single hues, more projects will take on a styled color palette that mirrors popular culture. Examples include color styles that look like popular filters from the social media sharing site Instagram or colors that when combined have a vintage or period look and …

What Happens After You Win on *Shark Tank*: Stella Valle Jewelry Designers

Ever binged on a few episodes of <i>Shark Tank</i> and wondered what it's like being an entrepreneur going through the experience? It's easy enough to chart what happens to brands post-tank (see here and here), but what does it <i>feel</i> like? <i>Glamour</i> connected with sisters Ashley Jung and Paige Dellavalle, the …

Entrepreneurship

7 successful entrepreneurs on the worst advice they ever received

But sometimes, it's hard for new business owners to decipher which nuggets of wisdom are helpful and which will actually do harm.<p>As a new entrepreneur, you will undoubtedly make wrong turns when you start your own business, but it's better to own your mistakes instead of following bad advice that …