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Why are Americans giving up their citizenship?

<b>The number of Americans giving up their citizenship has rocketed this year - partly, it's thought, because of a new tax law that is frustrating many expats.</b><p>Goodbye, US passport.<p>That's not a concept that Americans contemplate lightly. But it's one that many of them seem to be considering - and …

What Successful Night Owls Get Done Before Bed

We all know morning people are said to have a business advantage, but what about those night owls? They’ve got a competitive edge, too. Here are their productivity tips for the wee hours.<p>Early birds get all the credit. Research indicates that morning people tend to be more active and goal oriented, …

Sleep

Why We’re More Creative When We’re Tired, And 9 Other Surprising Things About How Brains Work

You may be hardwired as an introvert or an extrovert. But don’t worry, there are ways to change how our brains work.<p><i>Editor’s Note: This is one of the most-read leadership articles of 2013. Click here to see the full list.</i><p>One of the things that surprises me time and time again is how we think our …

The Brain

7 Things Your Social Media Consultant Should Tell You

Anjali Mullany (Fast Company’s social media editor) exposes social media consultants.<p><b>If social media</b> consultants are doing their jobs, they should put themselves out of business. I speak as one of their kind. Before joining <i>Fast Company</i> last spring, I was the social media editor at the <i>New York Daily</i> …

Social Media

Brazil’s Growing Startup Scene Works Inside A Real-Life Metaphor: Abandoned Mansions

This is no typical co-working space. Entrepreneur Daniel Hatkoff’s Sao Paulo startup mansion houses 110 employees of nine companies and is a fitting metaphor for the country’s growing middle class.<p>Silicon Valley’s startup scene has its wealth of office parks; New York, its converted lofts. Sao …

The Top 5 iOS7 Ringtones

<i>by Alan Hanson</i><p>5. Constellation<p>It is twilight. You are living inside of a prism beam. You are slowly falling through a prism beam without worry and …

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EU leader and Ukraine president clash over potential trade agreement

Mexico counts cost of storms

The Top 100 Websites For Your Career

Last year we inaugurated our first-ever list of the best websites for your career. We took nominations from readers and combed through some 700 sites in order to compile our list of the top 75. This August we put out another call for nominations and got a flood of 2,000 comments, emails and tweets …

$5 United Tickets? Priceless, But IRS Still Gets A Piece

United Airlines mistakenly offered fares for $0 for several hours, many tickets costing a total of $5 to $10. United’s booking engine applied the Sept. 11 federal security fee, but didn’t even add taxes. Who can resist a great bargain? It’s even <b>more</b> exciting if you know it was a mistake.<p>And United …

Immigrants lacking papers work legally — as their own bosses

Savvy young immigrants discover the limited liability company as a way to work legally. Some even hire U.S. citizens.<p>September 14, 2013|By Cindy Carcamo<p>Carla Chavarria of Phoenix can't drive in Arizona because she entered… (Cindy Carcamo, Los Angeles…)<p>PHOENIX — At just 20 years of age, Carla …

‘Breaking Bad’ Q&A: Rian Johnson on Directing One of the Last Episodes

Director Rian Johnson became a household name last year with his hit Sci-Fi time-travel film <i>Looper</i>, but it’s his repeated work on AMC’s juggernaut</i> …

TV