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The Top 7 Books Every CEO Must Read

I am often asked what books I recommend for CEOs, and executives who aspire to become CEOs. There are so many to choose from. Over 250,000 business books are in print. Laid on top of each other, that's nearly four miles high. Obviously, narrowing it down to a select few is no easy task. However, …

Opinion: Hillary Clinton's disappointing book rollout - CNN.com

John Kerry, a gun and a few dead geese: Kerry 2004's presidential campaign staged a photo-op in Youngstown, Ohio, where the then-senator (right) went hunting dressed in full camouflage. At the time, Kerry adviser Mike McCurry told CNN that voters needed to get a "better sense of John Kerry, the …

Kim Il-sung ordered doctors to make him live to 120

Outlandish medical treatments that were concocted for the North Korean leader had a limited effect<p>Kim Il-sung, the founder and "Eternal President" of <b>North Korea</b>, ordered his doctors to find a way to make him live to the age of 120, according to his former personal physician.<p>In 1979, Dr Kim So-yeon …

Gold bars worth $1.1m found in plane toilet in India

<b>A stash of 24 gold bars worth more than $1.1m has been discovered in the toilet compartment of a commercial plane in eastern India.</b><p>Cleaners found the haul in two bags on board a Jet Airways flight at Kolkata airport, officials said.<p>India is one of the world's main gold consumers and imports are …

The Evolution of Bitchiness

Women engage in indirect aggression and slut-shaming, even in clinical research studies. Why?<p>One day in Ontario, 86 straight women were paired off into groups of two—either with a friend or a stranger—and taken to a lab at McMaster University. There, a researcher told them they were about to take …

The Great Snapchat Mirage

We don't know a single useful number about the hottest company in tech. Why Snapchat may be much smaller than it sounds.<p>Every few months, since late 2012, Snapchat has released a new number to the public. This number is touted as an important, defining metric — it is intended as a sort of Snapchat …

Signs of 'sudden' cardiac death may come weeks before, study finds

Signs of approaching "sudden" cardiac arrest, an electrical malfunction that stops the heart, usually appear at least a month ahead of time, according to a study of middle-age men in Portland, Oregon.<p>"We're looking at how to identify the Tim Russerts and Jim Gandolfinis - middle aged men in their …