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Here's why men die earlier than women

Despite the social inequality women experience, they live longer than men. This is the case without a single exception, in all countries.<p>For instance, in the U.S. in 2015 female full-time workers made only 80 cents for every dollar earned by men, indicating a 20 percent gender wage gap. Yet, life …


I Was a Muslim in Trump's White House

When President Obama left, I stayed on at the National Security Council in order to serve my country. I lasted eight days.<p>In 2011, I was hired, straight out of college, to work at the White House and eventually the National Security Council. My job there was to promote and protect the best of what …

Donald Trump

Boss of the world's largest recruiter: 'One-off education followed by a career will no longer work'

The World Economic Forum's benchmark "Global Risks" report for 2017 says the biggest risk to doing business globally is unemployment or underemployment due to the greater adoption of robots, automation, and artificial intelligence.<p>However, Adecco CEO Alain Dehaze told BI that companies now need to …


A sleep doctor says 4 types of animals represent how people sleep — and these are the ideal daily routines for each

When it comes to health and productivity, it's not just about what you do — eating right, exercising, and working hard — it's also about <i>when</i> you do it.<p>Chronobiology is the study of internal clocks, how they differ among people, and how you can adjust your daily schedule to suit your unique …

Time Management

This black woman rode across America in 1930. On a Harley.

In spite of rampant racism, she was ‘very happy on two wheels’<p>Bessie Stringfield was a legendary force during the ripening of American motorcycle …


Orphaned, married at 15, and now back at school with my kids

<b>Melon Nyamwiza Rwancumangi kept her dream of going back to school alive for 20 years, having dropped out when orphaned in her teens.</b><b>The Ugandan mother is now about to take her O-Levels. She's at the same school as her children and in the same class as her daughter. World Service's Outlook producer</b> …

Ethiopia's tribes – in pictures

Globalisation and development are impacting heavily on the tribes living in the Omo Valley. Human rights groups fear for their future if they are forced to scatter, give up traditional ways of living through loss of land or the ability to keep cattle


The 7 best apps to make you healthier

Whether the first things you do when you get up in the morning are run and make yourself scrambled eggs or snooze the alarm and eat sugary cereal, those are habits. (Ditto healthy snacking, sleeping regularly, and remembering to call your mom once in a while.) And because habits by their nature …