The lending group usually known for its pro-market stance is realizing that growing income inequality can actually undermine an economy. Economists have long argued about the economic effects of inequality.
Against the odds, one Egyptian farm is attempting to grow fish and produce in the Sahara—but is this a real oasis or just a mirage? To the west of the main city of Cairo lies one of many satellite settlements,
For decades, conventional wisdom (and Jane Fonda) said cardio was the best exercise for weight loss. Then strength training muscled its way into the spotlight as the must-do move for revving your metabolism
How do you solve a problem like inequality? Economic policymakers have been grappling with this for a long time, with varying degrees of urgency. The search for solutions has become increasingly serious
Samuele Marcora, the 47-year-old director of research at the School of Sport and Exercise Sciences at England’s University of Kent, doesn’t consider himself an endurance athlete. But he’s fast becoming
"I've worked with hundreds of heroin addicts and crystal meth addicts, and what I can say is that it's easier to treat a heroin addict than a true screen addict," says Dr. Nicholas Kardaras, author of
After the personally calamitous EU referendum result, Cameron had announced that he would step down by the time of the Conservative party conference in October 2016. But when Andrea Leadsom pulled out
KADUNA, Nigeria (Reuters) - Sierra Leone’s deputy high commissioner in Nigeria has been kidnapped in the northern state of Kaduna, a security source and an embassy official said on Friday. An investigator
A study published in the International Journal of Business Administration in May 2016, found that what students read in college directly affects the level of writing they achieve. In fact, researchers
Judy Hesser doesn’t mince words. “I used to pan-fry chicken, but it's a pain in the neck to clean up all that grease.” She’s right! So she doesn’t do it anymore—because decades ago, Judy (you might know
Amazon has doubled its performance in a hot market over the last year, and is pulling away from Apple
Sandvine has released its latest report that shows what percentage of prime-time internet usage in North America is taken up by different services. Streaming video dominates, with Netflix and YouTube in
Mark Zuckerberg just made a big investment in a startup that pays young people in Africa to learn code
Obiora had been looking for work in Lagos, Nigeria, after completing a degree in electrical engineering and a 6-month stint as a local TV anchor. Andela popped up in his Twitter feed. He didn't know much
I remember the first panic attack I had. I was responsible for introducing a panel of speakers—a group of judges, trustees and attorneys. I was so nervous that I forgot one of the speakers’ name. Someone
This is what it's like to get to know your brain post-medication. Photo by Lauren Gucik At age 12, I—the perpetual space cadet who constantly loses my jacket and backpack—am told I have Attention Deficit
Things can get a bit fuzzy after a few glasses of wine, but Brazilian photographer Marcos Alberti has found a way to clearly conserve and catalog the merrymaking effects of the adored alcoholic beverage.
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I’m a fisherman who dropped out of high school in 1986 at the age of 14. Over my lifetime, I’ve spent many nights in jail. I’m an epileptic. I’m asthmatic. I don’t even know how to swim. This is my story.
It’s *finally* that time. We’re consistently feeling the sun on our skin, the stores are full of brightly colored fashions and the neighbors are already grilling. Ready to jump on the outdoor-cooking There’s
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