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The Federal Reserve is bracing for deflation for the first time since the 1930s

Deflation is a scary proposition for central bankers and investors alike, and the fact that the Fed is including it in this year's stress tests is both reassuring that the tests will be so thorough, but it's also a scary omen that Janet Yellen and Co. think deflation could be on the horizon.<p>The …

Why time can’t move backwards; Physicists Explain

We can’t avoid the passing of time. Time is what keeps things from happening at once. Time always tick forward, but why not backwards? Why do we …

Boards Aren’t as Global as Their Businesses

There’s a growing consensus that companies need strong, independent boards full of qualified directors if they are to sidestep risks and seize opportunities in our complex and dynamic international economy. Being generally “impressive” is no longer enough—investors and corporate watchdogs expect a …

Stop Being So Positive

We’ve all heard a great deal about the power of positive thinking. Organizations encourage it among their employees in an effort to boost performance and engagement, and it’s a key tenet of “managing yourself” well; affirmative messages about perseverance, resilience, and vision adorn many an …

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Corporations vs. Canada: The threat of treaty shopping

With an eye to next year's federal election, the Harper government has begun to sprinkle tax-relief treats across the country.<p>Small businesses got theirs last week with a break on employment insurance premiums.<p>Sometimes, however, what governments don't do can be as telling as their actions.<p>The …

The Rise of Gender Capitalism (SSIR)

Across a wide spectrum of society there is growing recognition of the central role that women play in the world economy. Books such as President …

Stanford University

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Seven-day lean detox

VOGUE HOMMES GROOMING<p><b>Choose from three expert-designed weight loss regimens, for a balanced and energizing detox to suit your lifestyle.</b><p>PLANT's …

Healthy Eating

The return of Kashmir

Newfound peace comes to a divided paradise, where life’s pace is set by echoing calls to prayer and the gentle paddling of colourful canoes in glistening Dal Lake.<p>In India, miles of concrete dominate the crowded urban landscape. But in the remote northern region of Kashmir, the summer capital of …

100 Global Social Businesses

This SocialBusiness.org top list explores global social businesses, from strategic creativity events to electric transportation services. Of course, …

Homebase

Find the Crown of the Scorpion

Here’s another cool asterism, or noticeable pattern of stars. The Scorpion’s Crown consists of just 3 stars.<p>The constellation Scorpius the Scorpion …

Astronomy

6 Summer Salads You'll Actually Crave

<b>1. Black Bean, Corn & Avocado Salad with Chipotle-Honey Vinaigrette</b><p>With black beans, sweet corn, crisp bell peppers and creamy avocado, this is one of those crowd-pleasing, make-ahead recipes that everyone loves. You can serve it as a side dish, salad or dip. The vinaigrette is similar to the …

The World's Largest Collection Of Neon Signs Is Ridiculous And Amazing

Meet "the Godfather of Neon" and wander through his florescent paradise.<p>Looking through pictures of neon church/graveyard God’s Own Junkyard, we don't think we've seen this many illuminated signs since the climactic forest-of-neon-lights-death-scene in Baz Luhrmann's <i>Romeo &Juliet.</i> However, instead …

Q&A: The 5 Ingredients Needed for Life Beyond Earth

A NASA scientist lists the essentials that extraterrestrial life must have to exist.<p>Back when astrogeophysicist Christopher McKay got his doctorate in 1982, the hunt for extraterrestrial life was confined to the solar system. The obvious places to look were the planets and moons that seemed most …

World’s most beautiful canal cities

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Top 10 Summer Sunsets

Let nature's greatest light show cap the perfect end to a warm summer day.<p>From the National Geographic book <i>Four Seasons of Travel</i><p><b>Halekulani Resort, Honolulu, Hawaii</b> <br>www.halekulani.com <br>It’s a Hawaiian classic. Take a seat on the veranda. Let the breeze coming off the water, a mai tai (a house …

How many of you enjoy this feeling as well?

Ignore the noise about Avigilon

Investors are clinging to the suspicion that there's something amiss at Avigilon Corp., even as the evidence points to the contrary.<p>Avigilon is precisely the same growth business it was before an unexpected management departure sparked a selloff driven by pure speculation. The company, which …