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How much the average person in 40 different countries takes home after taxes

The salary you negotiate isn't the amount you end up receiving in your paychecks. The primary reason: taxes.<p>It is well known that every country has a different corporate tax rate, but each one also has different tax rates for individuals. CapRelo published a study on tax rates and take home …

MH370 experts think they’ve finally solved the mystery of the doomed Malaysia Airlines flight

All but one of the 239 people on the doomed Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 had probably been unconscious — incapacitated by the sudden depressurization of the Boeing 777 — and had no way of knowing they were on an hours-long, meandering path to their deaths.<p>Along that path, a panel of aviation …

Airplanes

15 Reasons You Should Start Your Own Small Business Today

If you're an aspiring entrepreneur waiting to start your own small business or side hustle, here are plenty of reasons to quit waiting.<p>Want to get really, really rich? Starting your own business is the best way. Want your upside to be unlimited? Starting your own business is the best way. Want to …

Self-improvement

This is why successful people are unhappy in middle age — and what to do about it

Writing a book about age and happiness brought many surprises, but none surpasses this: High-achieving professionals seem especially vulnerable to …

Happiness

Exclusive: India rejects U.S. request on price caps on medical devices - sources

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India has told the United States it won't abstain from capping prices for more medical devices, regardless of pressure to rethink its stance after price controls on heart stents and knee implants spoilt the market for some U.S. firms, sources familiar with the matter …

Caste, greed, and unending need: the story of India’s waste crisis

India seems to be drowning in garbage.<p>From Delhi to Mumbai to Bengaluru, mini hills of untreated organic and inorganic waste can be found even outside high-end shopping malls, tech parks, and eateries. Piles of plastic, paper, bottles, fruit peels, and more accumulate every day on the side of the …

India

Want to be likable? 7 universal secrets to help you

If you want to be more likable then you must remember one thing … You cannot be liked by everyone.<p>You cannot make everyone like you!<p>Any time you …

Body Language

Trillions Upon Trillions of Viruses Fall From the Sky Each Day

High in the Sierra Nevada mountains of Spain, an international team of researchers set out four buckets to gather a shower of viruses falling from the sky.<p>Scientists have surmised there is a stream of viruses circling the planet, above the planet’s weather systems but below the level of airline …

Biology

The Top 8 Home Design Trends in 2018

Maximalism heads back, florals get bolder, and closets become more Instagram-friendly<p>By Jennifer Tzeses<p>It’s nearly 2018. And, as another year …

These 5 Brain Hacks Will Help You Become More Grateful

Developing a gratitude mindset requires more than attitude. Here are 5 ways to make it a reflex.<p>As I wrote my book, "Top of Mind," I spent time studying how brains learn new habits. Specifically, I wanted to explore the science behind training your brain to practice new habits naturally and …

Happiness

Want an Edge Over Your Competitors? Master These 7 Skills Now

You can become a superhero for your business with a little reading<p>May 2018, I know exactly where I'll be - waiting in line for Avengers: Infinity War. When I saw the trailer, all my childhood memories came flooding back. As a child, I loved comics. They were so full of adventure and excitement. I …

Iron Man

QuickE: ‘PadMan’ Trailer Launch; Nawaz Might Play Bal Thackeray

1. PadMan Trailer: Humare Paas Akshay aka Superhero ‘PadMan’ Hai<p><i>“America ke paas Superman hai, Batman hai, Spiderman hai... lekin India ke paas</i> …

Bollywood

19 Easy Meatless Dinners You Can Make in 30 Minutes or Less

I love cooking, but some nights when I get home, I'm way too hungry to spend much time in the kitchen. Standing over delicious-looking, fragrant food …

Healthy Eating

What You Need to Create a Million-Dollar Coaching Business

A successful coach's tips for scaling your coaching business.<p>For most entrepreneurs, growing and scaling their businesses is a key focus. As a solopreneur or small team with limited time and resources, finding new ways to bring in revenue and optimize time being spent is key to long term success. …

Business Strategy

The ultimate house viewing checklist

It takes just eight minutes for house-hunters to know whether a property is right for them<p>It’s easy to fall in love with a property for one or two …

South Coast Container House

Made from four shipping containers, the South Coast Container House proves that good design can overcome a modest budget. The vessels have been …

How to Make Over $100,000 a Month From Writing a Book

Rob Kosberg shares how writing can transform your business.<p>5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>From Tony Robbins to Tony Hsieh, top leaders across industries write books to cement their authority. If done right, writing a book can also generate phenomenal leads …

Writing

How This 30-Year-Old Went From Managing His Family's Grocery Business To Raising $147 Million

From a young age, George Bousis was being groomed to take over the family business, a grocery store started by his Greek-immigrant parents in 1987, the year Bousis was born. Bousis’ father worked 24/7. As kids, Bousis and his siblings would visit their dad at the South-side Chicago store on …

5 Critical Warning Signs That You're Making Bad Decisions

Everyone's entrepreneurial journey is different, but the pitfalls are the same.<p>5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Starting your own business is a labor of love. You’ve made a commitment to go out on your own. Then the hard part starts: figuring out how to …

Entrepreneurship

Slavery Ensnares Thousands in U.K. Here’s One Teenage Girl’s Story.

LONDON — Every Friday morning, as commuters arrived in London Victoria station, a teenage girl would board a train to Eastbourne, a coastal town about 60 miles outside the city.<p>Dressed in her sports uniform and carrying a shoulder bag covered in badges of pop icons, she tried to give the impression …

Crime

It's blooming spring! 22 great UK walks

Shake off the winter blues and enjoy longer, warmer days on one of these great country walks – all with pub stops – chosen by top British nature writers<p><b>20 more UK walks with pub pit stops</b><p><b>Length: 5 miles<br>Time: 2 hours<br>Start/finish: Nettlecombe (OS Explorer 117)<br>Grade: Moderate<br>Refuel: The Marquis of</b> …

Hiking

The dark side of Britain’s gold rush: how corruption crept into our suburbs

The super rich flooded into London after 2008. Illicit wealth has followed<p>Stand outside a north London private school when the bell rings at the end of the day and it soon becomes apparent how much some parts of the capital have changed in only a few decades.<p>Scything through the chill of a January …

Legacy Of Lonely Planet- Himachal Pradesh, India

When we suddenly awake to the realization that there is no barrier, and never has been, one realizes that one is all things mountains, rivers, …

Briefcam's algorithms can spot murderers and monitor bees

Briefcam has helped police find mass murderer Anders Breivik, spot the Boston marathon bombers and make sense of the Brussels attacks. How? By …

A French woman turned her address book of Paris’s best insider spots into a multimillion-dollar startup

It started with a tip about a secret spirits distillery behind a flower shop in the Bastille.<p>For the last eight years, a weekly email called “My Little Paris” has been revealing the city’s hidden gems to millions of Francophiles. Initially self-published by avid flâneur Fany Péchiodat for friends …

Gregarious

10 Smart apps to help manage your hectic life

Share14<p>Tweet<p>Share6<p>+12<p>Shares 22<p>Smartphones have transformed the role of communication devices in our lives. High-end processors and 4G technology of …

India built the world's largest solar plant in just eight months

India may still be using fossil fuels for much of its power needs, but the country is quickly turning to renewable power sources.<p>If you visited …

A Punjabi Chai Walli from Australia and her signature 11-spice tea blend

'Chai latte is not a thing.'<p>“I’m a great lawyer, but I’m also a great chai walli,” said Uppma Virdi, who is certain that her parents did not intend …

10 Everyday routines that could turn you into a better entrepreneur

Share23<p>Tweet<p>Share15<p>+14<p>Shares 42<p>Desire is the key to motivation, but it’s determination and commitment to an unrelenting pursuit of your goal – a …