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Watch the Jaguar XF's World Record-Breaking High-Wire Stunt

Jaguar introduced the all-new, largely aluminum XF sedan today and used the occasion to perform a slightly perplexing feat: The company had a stuntman drive an XF across the waters of London’s Canary Wharf, precariously perched on a pair of cables barely thicker than an inch. Apparently the stunt …

Canary Wharf

Peugeot’s Quartz is our post-apocalyptic monster truck of choice

It’s not often you see a car and instantly start looking round for Tina Turner to strut out in complete <i>Mad Max</i> get-up, but if there was ever a …

Mad Max

Chocolate Chip S'mores Cookies: Ellen in the Kitchen Recipe

Blogger Ellen Attard of Ellen in the Kitchen says it best: "So this isn't really a recipe. It's more like an idea to make s'mores cookies better." That's the kind of forward thinking we need more of in this world. Don't rest on your laurels! A delicious cookie isn't enough. Make it better!<p>So, …

Flexible implant shows promise for paralysed humans

A flexible implant follows prior breakthroughs with paralysed rats, designed for humans with spinal cord injury.<p>Last year, researchers at the Ecole polytechnique federale de Lausanne, Switzerland, successfully demonstrated a system that allowed completely paralysed rats to walk again. Using a …

Neurophilosophy

How Successful People Quash Stress

We all know that living under stressful conditions has serious physical and emotional consequences. So why do we have so much trouble taking action to reduce our stress levels and improve our lives? Researchers at Yale University have the answer. They found that intense stress actually reduces the …

10 Good Financial Rules of Thumb

Rules of thumb can be a good approximate guideline for decisions, and there are tons of money rules that aim to get your finances on track. While …

Has a Harvard Neurologist Discovered the Cure for Insomnia?

<i>This week,</i> <i>Daily Intel</i> <i>profiles five inventors with big ideas that could make life a little bit better and more interesting for everyone.</i><p><b>The night</b> …

15 tips on turning your finances around in 2015

The standard advice to twentysomethings looking to turn their finances around is to skip those $5 lattes at Starbucks and put that money in a bank …

Ferrari Fails To Inform NHTSA Of Three Fatal Accidents

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is fining Ferrari $3.5 million for failing to submit proper safety documentation over the …

General Motors

Charity likely to fold in billionaire Griffin's divorce

As one of the world's richest men, Chicago hedge fund manager Kenneth Griffin has contributed hundreds of millions of dollars to causes around the globe since 1999, including tens of millions to Chicago institutions.<p>But one of the vehicles for his charitable work is likely to fold, a casualty of …

Harvard

7 Hard Truths About Life That People Don't Like to Admit

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>While people generally like to think they're in touch with reality, the truth is that many of us shield ourselves from certain unpleasant facts to make us happier and more productive.<p>Users on Quora recently discussed the question: "What is an …

Self-improvement

Two Southern California men charged in odometer-rollback scheme

A Woodland Hills car salesman and another man were charged with rolling back vehicle odometers in a scheme in which people paid up to $400 to avoid penalties for exceeding mileage limits on leases or to increase auto trade-in values, the Justice Department said Friday.<p>Jeffrey Levy, 62, a former …

The Best Jobs For Every Personality Type

Does your job fit your personality?<p>The Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) personality test, which measures preferences like introversion and extroversion, has been part of business culture for decades. Today about 80% of the Fortune 500 and 89 of Fortune 100 companies use it to analyze the …

Personality

General Motors Reportedly Launching Cars That Detect Distracted Driving

For years, laws have been put into place to discourage distracted driving: no texting while driving, no talking on the phone while driving, the list …

Accelerating Social Impact Through AEIF 2.0

Suyen Barahona is from Managua, Nicaragua. After completing her undergraduate degree, she continued her studies as a Fulbright scholar, completing a Master of Science in environmental studies with a concentration in environmental policy at Ohio University. Upon returning home, Suyen wanted to …

America's most indebted generation? Gen X

Millennials may owe more in student loans than any American generation, but their Generation X elders are actually the most in debt.<p>That’s according …

Man 3-D Prints Backyard Castle, Plans Two-Story House Next

We've been using cement as a building material for thousands of years — but never quite like this. Andrey Rudenko of Minnesota used it in a custom 3-D printer to create a tiny castle in his backyard, layer by layer, and next, he plans to build a two-story house. He's not the first to attempt a …

3D Printing

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Opinion: This house market is falling apart

Most real estate experts believe the U.S. housing market is roaring back. Few have anything to negative to say about real estate. But what if they’re …

Real Estate

Extended warranties may not save you money

Nearly all big-ticket items — from cars to TVs to power tools — come with a warranty.<p>The idea is simple: If a consumer shells out significant cash, they want either the manufacturer or the seller to stand behind the product that's being purchased.<p>In addition to these warranties, however, many …

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Personal-Finance Hack Courtesy of Harvard

Hey, it's OK, you are not alone. Seems like everybody is looking for the easy button, the get-out-of-jail-free card, a set of personal-finance hacks that can get you up and out of wherever you currently find yourself stuck. Yet in the back of your head you have a sneaking suspicion that a lot of …

Your Most Valuable College Class: Personal Finance 101

When you head off to college, you're stepping out of your parents' bubble of influence, preparing for a career and starting to make some of your own …

'Impact Entrepreneurship' Places Importance on Social Consciousness

This story appears in the February 2013 issue of <i>Entrepreneur</i>. Subscribe »<p>On a trip to Africa in 1990, Peter Scott was moved to tears by the deforestation he encountered. Determined to do something, he spent 15 years as a consultant for governments and NGOs in the developing world, designing …

Entrepreneurship

UK fashion social enterprises support recovering addicts, refugees and ageing

From supporting women overcoming eating disorders to teaching new technical skills to refugees, social enterprises are empowering women in their unique circumstances<p>If you are an ageing woman, a refugee or overcoming an eating disorder or drug addiction, finding a job might feel like scaling …

Sustainability

Social Entrepreneurs Fund Scholarships For Young Women In Kosovo

Here’s the story of one heck of a productive college study abroad experience.<p>A year ago, with the help of five scholarships, Ashley VanBuskirk spent the summer between her junior and senior years in college as a reporter in Kosovo. There she discovered how tough–if not impossible–it is for many …