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43 Embarrassing Grammar Mistakes Even Smart People Make | Inc.com

When someone uses grammar incorrectly do you make an assumption about his or her intelligence or education? Like it or not, words, spelling, and punctuation are powerful and can leave a lasting impression on others. But even the most educated people often unknowingly make common writing and …

Language

The Morning Routine That Will Save You 20 Hours a Week

The first 3 hours of your day are your most precious for maximized productivity.<p>The traditional 9-5 workday is poorly structured for high productivity. Perhaps when most work was physical labor it made sense, but not in the knowledge-working world we now live in.<p>Although this may seem obvious …

'Sickening' sex abuse alleged in CAR by UN peacekeepers

The United Nations announced 108 new sexual abuse cases allegedly by international peacekeepers in Central African Republic (CAR) with the vast majority of victims being children.<p>A report by a US-based advocacy group said three girls in CAR told UN staff they were tied up and forced to have sex …

Africa

Racism warning on remake of Jungle Book film

Disney’s new live-action version of the 1967 film will have to take great care not to cause offence, critics say<p>Disney is bringing back <i>The Jungle Book</i> in a live-action remake, but worries over racial stereotyping that plagued the 1967 cartoon original are already making critics fret.<p>The film, which …

Film Industry

The supermarkets take us for mugs. And we let them

Tesco’s ‘farm’ labels play on our confusions about food. We like the idea of local provenance, but want low prices too<p>The voice of Enid Blyton is in there somewhere, telling us, once upon a time, about those happy children of Cherry Tree Farm, frolicking with the lambs in rural paradise, enjoying …

Agriculture

Is the FBI v Apple PR war even about encryption?

What the US intelligence agency is asking the tech company to do may not affect mobile security as much as its CEO Tim Cook wants you to believe<p>The war between Apple and the FBI is a PR war. And it’s one that the FBI has fought well, from its initial selection of the battleground (a fight over …

Privacy

There is now statistical proof that your friends are happier than you

Ever feel jealous of your friends? Do you worry that they're happier, more fulfilled or more successful than you? Bad news: a new equation has found …

How the Impact Bias Affects Your Expectations of Happiness

One of the odd quirks about human psychology is how bad we are at predicting our own future emotional states. We think good news will make us …