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A travel editor shares the 12 things you should always have in your carry-on

Need me to rush out on a last-minute travel assignment? No sweat. I always keep a few hundred bucks in ready money handy, an up-to-date passport with extra visa pages, and a carry-on kit with these essential items I never leave behind. Ever.

Obama's dirty secret: the fossil fuel projects the US littered around the world

Seemingly little connects a community in India plagued by toxic water, a looming air pollution crisis in South Africa and a new fracking boom that is pockmarking Australia. And yet there is a common thread: American taxpayer money.<p>Through the US Export-Import Bank, Barack Obama’s administration has …

Environment

Here’s why so many smart people don’t believe in evolution

Does seeing the word "evolution" in a headline make you nervous?<p>It makes me nervous. Climate change may be the most politically charged scientific finding of the modern era, but the charged responses to it are nothing compared to people's forceful responses to evolution.<p>Gallup reports that 64% of …

Why Do Humpback Whales Protect Other Species from Killer Whales?

It sounds like something out of a children’s animated film: the whale and the seal, at first put off by their differences, team up and become best …

Animals

World's largest telescope in jeopardy

Puerto Rico's Arecibo Observatory is the world's largest radio telescope. Arecibo is an icon of science. It's where scientists proved the existence …

Analysts Predict $85 Crude Oil By December

After a 50 percent rally in oil prices between February and March, crude has retreated a bit as of late. The upcoming OPEC-Russia meeting in Doha …

AdSemble launches self-serve tools for digital billboard advertising

“We’re not a media company, we’re a tech company” — that’s a common refrain in the advertising and media business, but it looks like AdSemble has been particularly patient in making that transition.<p>The company was founded back in 2008, and as described by founder and CEO Matthew Olivieri, in its …

11 ways to make an extra $1,000 (or more)

Whether you're looking to pay off debt, save more toward retirement or save for a big purchase, there are a lot of ways to make extra money! You can …

Belgian photographer Pascal Mannaerts has captured a series of images of the Tsaatan people, a Mongolian tribe who depend entirely on reindeer

Reindeer

Read This Google Email About Time Management Strategy

A Google employee teaches his colleagues how to block out interruptions and set aside “make time.”<p><i>Editor’s Note: This article is one of the top 10 Leadership stories of 2015. See the full list here.</i><p>I recently wrote an email to our team that posed a simple challenge in time management. The response …

Google proves EVERY job is temporary

Google announce it was “restructuring” its business. In the HR world, that’s code for, “We need to redefine our talent needs, eliminate …

5 Steps Entrepreneurs Should Take Before Seeking Investment

No matter what your goal is, preparation is the key to success. So, before you seek funding from an investor, there are some specific steps you should take to improve your chances of getting money – plus it will put you in a better position for start-up success. Here are the five top things I’ve …

Entrepreneurship

Quit Today, Right Now

It almost exploded. All over the neurologist’s office in Hinkle Fieldhouse in the middle of America. I almost lost my brain.<p>I was born and raised in the Midwest. If you had any athletic ability, you played sports. Sports was a thing. Culture revolved around it. Sports was the culture, actually.<p>I …

What Investors Look For When Evaluating Your Pitch: Flat6Labs CEO Ramez M. El-Serafy

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur Middle East, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>At Flat6Labs, we mainly select the startups based on three main criteria:<p><b>1. THE TEAM.</b> This is, by far, the most important element in our decision …

What My British Win Taught Me About 2016

My British experience — including insights from Mick Jagger — taught me that the Republican Party could end up like Ed Miliband.<p>One of the savviest political observers I’ve come across is Mick Jagger. I was invited to a dinner that included the legendary rocker in London before the British election …

George W. Bush: Freedom To Worship Or Not 'Is Not Your Government's Choice'

Former President George W. Bush defended religious freedom during his commencement address at Southern Methodist University Saturday-- his first commencement address since leaving office in 2009.<p>"You can be hopeful because there is a loving God. Whether you agree with that statement or not is your …

5 Ways to Be the Leader Employees Rally Behind

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you are like most entrepreneurs I know, there just aren’t enough hours in a day to get all your own work done, as well as run the many one-hour meetings each team member seems to demand for decisions and mentoring. I have found it to …

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10 Survival Skills You Need To Know

How to barricade your house, orient a map, and make clean water.<p>How To Signal for Help<p>"If you have a whistle, use a one-two-three, pause, one-two-three pattern. This is more recognizable to the human ear. Mirrors are also important. Nothing in nature can be mistaken for a signal mirror. Same goes …

The Walking Dead

Where Is Oil Heading From Here?

Since my last oil market update, oil has treaded water in a directionless manner as market participants wait for the next catalyst that will either cause a rebound or push oil to fresh lows. Falling global oil rig counts have helped oil to recover from its lowest levels reached in late-January, but …

Stock Markets

8 Ways to Spice Up Oral Sex

Going down is about to get even better<p>You probably have a ton of favorite positions when it comes to sex, but what about foreplay? If your pre-sex routine is feeling, well, routine, it’s time to get creative with your mouth moves. Take a page (or eight!) out of the <i>Men’s Health and Women’s Health</i> …

David Copperfield

Photograph: Mike Blake/Reuters<p>American biologist and technologist Craig Venter whose company Human Longevity Inc plans to create a database of a million human genome sequences by …

Drugs

Russia faces 'perfect storm' as reserves vanish and derivatives flash default warnings

BNP Paribas says Russia no longer has enough reserves to cover external debt and enters this crisis 'twice as levered' as it was before the Lehman crash<p>Russia’s foreign reserves have dropped to the lowest level since the Lehman crisis and are vanishing at an unsustainable rate as the country …

Foreign Debt

The Truth About Full-Time Employment

About fifteen years ago I started consulting. I got two juicy projects right away, and I was over the moon. I had been a corporate Sally since the dawn of time.<p>One of the projects was very cutting-edge for its day. The other one was a more conventional organizational development project. I dug into …