Rachel B. B.

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Are Hunter-Gatherers The Happiest Humans To Inhabit Earth?

There's an idea percolating up from the anthropology world that may make you rethink what makes you happy.<p>The idea is not new. It surfaced in the popular consciousness back in the late 1960s and helped to galvanize a growing environmental movement.<p>And now several books are bringing it back into the …

Anthropology

15 Social Entrepreneurs and Their Crazy Ideas (Rainer Höll, Ashoka DE) | DLDsummer 16

GREAT Social Enterprises and Social Investment in the UK

Study: Millennials Have A High-Degree of Trust When It Comes to Attitudes About Healthcare

Millennials have a high-degree of trust when it comes to attitudes about health care, while Gen Xers are the most skeptical, according to national …

These Are the Year’s Top Trending Travel Destinations, So Far

When researching an upcoming trip, many of us are turning to social media for inspiration and intel. In fact, Pinterest reports that it has experienced a 37 percent increase in travel-related searches since last year. With all that quantifiable action, it’s no wonder the virtual bulletin board has …

Sharm el-Sheikh

24 apps you need on your phone right now

Deciding which apps to download from the thousands available on the App Store or Google Play can be stressful — especially if you just bought a new phone. Even if you've had your phone for years, you may not be using apps that are worth your time.<p>INSIDER found 24 apps that will make your life …

Apps

8 Reasons to Skip Thailand and Head to Myanmar Instead

There are a million and one reasons to visit Thailand, and you've no doubt read them all: beautiful beaches, mouthwatering cuisine, staggering landscapes, and ancient culture. However, the word is out and millions of visitors—from backpackers to families—are flocking to Thailand's cities, beaches, …

Vegetables

Here's the email you should send to everyone you know when you're looking for a new job

As in: I'm single, but I'd like to be in a relationship. Or: I have a job, but it's not really fulfilling, and I'd like a different one.<p>On a rational level, everyone knows this is ridiculous. In all likelihood, the person you're talking to is dealing with their own life imperfections, and will …

This is How Top Bloggers Get 90% of Their Traffic

Get your SEO strategy figured out, then go crazy creating content.<p>6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When it comes to driving traffic to your blog, one of the most common mistakes people make is spending too much effort on things that barely move the needle. The …

Marketing

The gender pay gap starts with your college major

The gender pay gap in the United States starts early — with what you choose as your college major.<p>Majors that tend to lead to higher-paying jobs are …

10 Signs You're a Follower Instead of a Leader

Leaders don't create more followers they create more leaders.<p>Anyone is capable of becoming a leader, but not everyone is cut out for leadership. That doesn't mean they're less capable of making an important contribution, just that they bring a different set of skills to the table.<p>There's nothing …

Leadership

25 of the Most Inspiring Books Everyone Should Read

Take it from these CEOs, founders, and other high-achieving leaders.<p>Whether you turn pages, tap a tablet, or listen to audio, a good book can be a perfect relaxation aid, tutor, or source of inspiration. Here are quotes from more than two dozen executives who name their favorite book and explain …

Mission Impossible

Is Snapchat the new Facebook?

As Snapchat plans the most eagerly anticipated technology IPO since its older rival floated in 2012, Rupert Neate examines the two companies’ striking similarities<p>Snapchat hopes its planned flotation in New York will value the five-year-old photo-sharing app company at up to $25bn (£20bn) and turn …

3 Ways to Build A Mobile App With No Tech Skills

The challenge may sound insurmountable, but here are paths forward for even the least tech savvy.<p>4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>With mobile being one of the most lucrative industries today, many startups are launching their own applications despite having no …

Profit

Get Smarter in 2017. Here Are 5 Places to Educate Yourself Online (for Free)

Knowledge is power.<p>What do you want to learn more about this year? Nanotechnology? Virtual reality? Bitcoin? How to protect democracy?<p>According to neuroscience professor Ken Kosik, adult education, or specifically engaging in challenging new learning experiences, encourages brain plasticity. And …

Albert Einstein

The Indonesian viral YouTube rapper who says he’s for real

You probably don’t know Rich Chigga. Or at least you didn’t, and neither did some of the biggest rappers in the game until last week, when Rich Chigga’s “Dat $tick” was played to the likes of Ghostface Killah, Cam’ron, Desiigner, and Tory Lanez (amongst others) for a reaction video that swiftly …

Brexit to hit eurozone growth, says IMF

<b>The International Monetary Fund has cuts its economic growth forecasts for the eurozone in the wake of the UK's vote to leave the European Union.</b><p>The eurozone is expected to grow by 1.6% this year and 1.4% in 2017. Before the referendum the IMF had predicted growth of 1.7% for both years.<p>The IMF …

What does the slogan 'Black Lives Matter' mean now?

<b>The phrase "Black Lives Matter" was already hotly debated - and that was before it was reportedly used by the suspect who is thought to have killed five police officers during a sniper attack in Dallas.</b><p>Over the past three years, a powerful hashtag and movement has grown up to protest against police …

World's First Off-Grid ReGen Village Will Be Completely Self-Sufficient Producing Its Own Power and Food

ReGen Villages, a completely self-sufficient village that can power and feed itself, is rising across Europe—and hopefully, one day, around the world.<p>…

Sustainability

These New Stan Smiths Take Minimalism to the Max

Barneys introduces its super-clean take on the classic.<p>How many Stan Smith versions does the world need? There's the original kind, the Pharrell kind, the Raf Simons kind, the Primeknit kind, and more in development we probably don't even know about. But the truth is, with a sneaker as classic and …

Brexit: a disaster decades in the making | Gary Younge

On the day after the EU referendum, many Britons woke up feeling that the country had changed overnight. But the forces that brought us here have been gathering for a very long time<p>One week ago, against the advice of its political establishment, Britain narrowly voted to leave the European Union. …

Boris Johnson

Muhammad Ali: A Life in Pictures

Trainers

East and West Africans are in favor of open borders, but the rest of Africa isn’t

This year’s Africa Day message from African Union Commission chairperson Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma affirms the organisation’s commitment to political and economic integration among member states. It cites the free movement of people, goods and services as among its flagship projects for 2016.<p>But a …

Africa

It’s Not Just Hollywood — Everything So White, Say Aziz Ansari, Kerry Washington

Comedian and actor Aziz Ansari says he's not going to stop trying to make TV more diverse.<p>Fresh off a Peabody Award win for his Netflix hit <i>Masters of</i> …

Comedy

Five of the best meditation apps

Boost your mindfulness and try to rise above digital distractions with these apps to carve out time for peaceful reflection<p>The first rule of mindfulness might be to switch your smartphone off. From checking emails at bedtime to constant, needy push notifications from mobile games, our phones can …

Apps

Hodor's Real-Life DJ Career Is Hotter Than Ever After That Tragic Game of Thrones Shocker

When one door closes, another one opens. (Too soon?)<p>That certainly seems to be the case for <i>Game of Thrones</i> star Kristian Nairn, who portrayed the …

This Chinese laundry ad is racist, but it's hardly the first

A lot of Americans are mad about a Chinese commercial. "We found it," proclaimed a BuzzFeed headline. "The most racist commercial of 2016."<p>In the below commercial for laundry detergent, a Chinese woman is doing her washing when a paint-spattered black man approaches her. As he gets closer, she …

Infants Understand More Than You Think, Study Shows

By the time she is 20 months old, your baby can use a spoon and a fork. She can throw a ball. She can find your favorite lipstick and feed it to the …

Parenting

The Art of Writing a Thank You Note After an Interview

If you were Googling “thank you note after interview” in the hopes that someone on the world wide web would tell you they’re outdated and relieve you of your duty, you’re in the wrong place. Like it or not, thank you notes are a must. Whether it’s an informational interview or traditional job …

14 Early Signs Which Are Warning You of High Blood Sugar (and foods which will help you reverse it)

Do you fell constant hunger? Have you put on weight event though you have cut on calories intake? Do you experience frequent stomach problems? If the …