Stefan M Smyth

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Xi Jinping tests eyelids – and bladders – with three-and-a-half hour speech

Chinese president channelled Hugo Chávez with marathon 65-page sermon setting out vision for Communist party<p>Some call Xi Jinping a Chinese Putin. Others a 21st-century Mao.<p>On Wednesday morning he was China’s Hugo Chávez, testing his comrades’ eyelids – and their bladders – with a three-and-a-half …

China Is Quietly Reshaping the World

The staggering scope of the country’s infrastructure initiative—and what it means for the international order<p>The Pakistani town of Gwadar was until recently filled with the dust-colored cinderblock houses of about 50,000 fishermen. Ringed by cliffs, desert, and the Arabian Sea, it was at the …

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9 Daily Habits That Are Essential for Your Success

Never, ever hit the snooze button.<p><i>What are the best habits that can change your life? 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 Anita Sanz, Psychologist, on Quora:</b><p>As a psychologist, I've …

How to spot a psychopath

We think of psychopaths as killers, alien, outside society. But, says the scientist who has spent his life studying them, you could have one for a colleague, a friend – or a spouse<p>There are a few things we take for granted in social interactions with people. We presume that we see the world in …

6 Ways Well Organized People Get More Done Every Day

There is a strong correlation between productivity and always knowing where you left your keys.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Disorganization is costly. Whether you're at home or in the office, it's stressful to be always looking for something. Organized people don't …

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Pharrell Williams - Happy (Official Music Video)

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What Happens When You Survive Ebola

Memory loss. Irreversible skin and nerve damage. Hair thinning. Arthritis. The lingering effects of Ebola can last a lifetime.<p>Pauline Cafferkey, a …

45 Things Successful Job Seekers Do on Social Media

<i>This post is in partnership with The Muse. The article below was originally published on The Muse.</i><p>If you’re a smart job searcher, you have probably …

A Succesful Launch For NASA's Orion Spacecraft

NASA's unmanned Orion spacecraft has successfully splashed down about 400 miles west of La Paz, Mexico, in the Pacific Ocean after a liftoff, two orbits and re-entry that lasted just under 4 1/2 hours.<p>Orion, which could one day take astronauts to Mars, made a "bull's-eye splashdown" at 11:29 a.m. …

Golf - BBC Sport

Top Stories<p>Show more<p>PGA Tour<p>Wyndham Championship (16-19 Aug)<p>European Tour<p>Nordea Masters (16-19 Aug)<p>LPGA Tour<p>Indy Women in Tech Championship (16-19 Aug)<p>Open de France (6-9 Sept)<p>Audio & Video<p>Show more<p>Features<p>Francesco Molinari was a deserving winner of an epic Open at Carnoustie, writes BBC golf …

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Stuff Magazine

The official subscription site of the world's best-selling gadget and lifestyle magazine<p><b>Stuff is the cutting-edge guide to gadgets, gear and</b> …

Webcam security: What you must do. Now

Unsecured footage from thousands of webcams around the world -- including in the United States and western Europe -- has been accessed and streamed by a website thought to be based in the Russian Federation, British officials say.<p>The website's operator claims to be republishing the feeds -- from …

Inside Niecy Nash's Colorful and Glamorous Los Angeles House

The perfect mix of metallics, African textiles, and color.<p>Actress, author, and television host Niecy Nash's bold personality is reflected in her home design, which has the perfect eclectic mix of metallics, African textiles, and plenty of color. Here, she talks to us about her personal decorating …

25 hidden features from iOS 8, Apple’s new operating system

1. Emergency Health ID<p>Powered by Apple’s new HealthKit, Emergency Health ID allows anyone to access basic and potentially life-saving health information from your iPhone’s lock screen. To set it up, open the Health app, tap Medical ID on the bottom right and add as much or as little information as …

Asus will launch its stylish ZenWatch on November 9th for $199

The field of Android Wear smartwatches is about to grow bigger: Asus will release its ZenWatch on November 9th. Priced at $199, the ZenWatch is one of the more refined products we've seen powered by Google's wrist-worn OS. It'll be sold at Best Buy to start, with Google Play availability following …