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Best boss in America? CEO raises firm's minimum wage to $70k after reading study on happiness

Dan Price, CEO of Seattle-based payment processing company Gravity Payments, has taken a 90 per cent pay cut to give his lower-paid staff a raise<p>The boss of a technology start-up in <b>Seattle</b> shocked his employees by announcing he was taking a massive pay cut in order to raise the salaries of the …

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10 Simple Qualities That Can Help You Achieve Professional Success and Satisfaction in Life

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The two biggest things people search for are simple: the desire to be happy and the desire to feel satisfied with life. To attain these goals and to achieve great satisfaction and personal satisfaction in your life and career, consider …

Pain Really Is All In Your Head. Emotion Controls Intensity

When you whack yourself with a hammer, it feels like the pain is in your thumb. But really it's in your brain.<p>That's because our perception of pain is shaped by brain circuits that are constantly filtering the information coming from our sensory nerves, says David Linden, a professor of …

How to Trick Yourself into Doing Tasks You Dread

For some of us, checking off each item on our to-do lists provides the endorphin rush we need to make task completion an intrinsic joy. But most of us need a little extra motivation, especially for boring work like recording billable hours, uncomfortable tasks like facing awkward conversations with …

Obama plays dirty politics with the Constitution

Six years into his presidency, and having promised to bring about “hope and change,” Barack Obama's immigration reform shows he is still playing games, writes Matt Lewis<p>At some point during grade school, <b>American</b> children are taught about the separation of powers.<p>The Founders, in their wisdom, pit …

9 Things Powerful People Never Say

Powerful people talk in a healthy way, combining the right blend of confidence and humility. They share authentically with their hearts and inspire others to action. Check out these things powerful people never say so you can become even more powerful.<p><b>1. "Because we've always done it that way."</b><p>You …

Essential security apps for your smartphone and tablet

Hackers would love to weasel their way on to your smartphone or tablet, just like they try to do your computer. That's how they steal sensitive information like account details, passwords, important texts, intimate photos and whatever else possible.<p>Unfortunately for them, mobile gadgets are a bit …

Sweden probes 'foreign underwater activity'

The Swedish armed forces announced a large military operation around islands off Stockholm following reports of suspicious "foreign underwater activity".<p>"We have begun an intelligence operation... involving ships, helicopters and several ground units," Commander Jonas Wikstrom said on Friday.<p>He …

Ebola is highly contagious … plus seven other myths about the virus

The Ebola outbreak has been claiming lives in Africa for many months now, but following the first Ebola death from a case diagnosed outside the continent, coverage – and concern – in the west has stepped up yet another notch.<p>The outbreak is certainly a grave issue for west Africa, a public health …

A Reporter Trapped On The 'Ebola Cruise' Is Tweeting The Truth About It

A reporter is tweeting photos and updates from the Carnival cruise ship that turned around after the captain announced that someone on board might have been exposed to a Texas Ebola patient's fluids.<p>It's a pretty scary situation, but Eric Lupher, of Denver TV station KMGH, says that everyone on …

US 'spy plane' lands after 22-month mission

The US military has landed its robotic space plane, ending a classified 22-month mission that marked the third in Earth orbit for the experimental programme widely believed to be related to spying.<p>The X-37B touched down at Vandenberg air force base in California on Friday, bringing to a close the …

Space plane: Mysterious US military plane returns to Earth

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1116000/1116908_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524616472_4872cf44b669b951e6ffe1a4102efb75<p><b>An unmanned US plane on a top-secret, two-year mission to space has returned to Earth and landed in California.</b><p>The aircraft, resembling a miniature …

Ebola in the U.S.: 1,000 people under some level of watch

Whether by land, sea or air, the fear of Ebola has been spreading at a pace far faster than the growth in the number of people diagnosed with the disease.<p>In recent days, the number of people who have been asked to monitor themselves for symptoms has been steadily growing, especially among …

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Doctors deluged with Ebola fears

Three cases of Ebola have been confirmed in the U.S., but fear is spreading at a much faster pace, experts said.<p>Stevan Hobfall, a clinical psychologist at Chicago's Rush University Medical Center, said that despite reassurances that a mass outbreak — like the one in West Africa — could not happen …

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Here's A Breakdown Of The Ebola Treatments Used So Far In This Outbreak

As the Ebola outbreak rages on in West Africa and begins to slowly spread in the United States, the race for a cure or vaccine for the deadly virus is more pressing than ever.<p>Because of relatively few Ebola patients (2,418 cases in total before this current outbreak) scientists simply didn't know …

This device lets you charge your phone just by walking around or working out

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>Credit: Ampy<p>Yesterday I noted a portable battery charger that needs only 5 minutes to get enough juice for a full iPhone 5 …

Every Leader Must Delegate Well: 4 Tips to Become Effective

I've observed time and time again that so many new (and some not so new) managers struggle with delegating. They've never been taught that it means more than giving your subordinates "stuff off your to do list."<p>I hope you'll read and take action on the tips here, because if you're in management and …

I Got Myself Arrested So I Could Look Inside the Justice System

A former prosecutor fights the law and lets it win.<p>Ten years ago, when I started my career as an assistant district attorney in the Roxbury neighborhood of Boston, I viewed the American criminal justice system as a vital institution that protected society from dangerous people. I once prosecuted a …

Obama: Time to review local police militarization

WASHINGTON (AP) — Calling for a sharp separation between the nation's armed forces and local police, President Barack Obama on Monday urged a …

Liberia declares state of emergency over Ebola virus

<b>Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has declared a state of emergency as the country grapples with an outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus.</b><p>Speaking on national television, she said some civil liberties might have to be suspended.<p>The Ebola outbreak has also hit Guinea, Sierra Leone and Nigeria, …

Dozens hospitalized after concert at Boston arena

More than 30 people were hospitalized in Boston Wednesday night after attending an electronic dance music show featuring Swedish disc jockey Avicii.<p>Boston EMS Deputy Superintendent Mike Bosse told the Boston Herald that 36 people were transported from the TD Garden arena to nearby hospitals by …

A Simple and Useful Guide to Understanding the Conflict in Iraq

<b>An Extremist Group Called ISIS Took Over Multiple Cities in Iraq</b><p><b>Can You Remind Me About Sunnis, Shiites, and Kurds Quickly?</b><p><b>Why Do Sunnis Want an ISIS</b> …