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'Time Is Running Out' To Stop Rising CO2 Levels, Says UN

The amount of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere reached a record high last month, according to the UN’s weather agency, highlighting the need to curb …

China to scrap millions of cars to improve air quality

<b>China plans to remove six million vehicles that do not meet exhaust emission standards by the end of the year as a way of improving air quality.</b><p>More than 300,000 vehicles will be decommissioned in the capital Beijing.<p>Recent findings from the state's environmental agency showed that 31% of the air …

A Simple, Elegant Invention That Draws Water From Air

When Italian designer Arturo Vittori and Swiss architect Andreas Vogler first visited Ethiopia in 2012, they were shocked to see women and children forced to walk miles for water.<p>Only 34 percent of Ethiopians have access to a reliable water supply. Some travel up to six hours a day to fetch some …

Turkey orders arrests over Gaza flotilla raid

A Turkish court has ordered the arrest of four former Israeli military chiefs over a deadly 2010 raid by Israeli commandos on a Gaza-bound Turkish aid ship which killed nine unarmed human rights activists.<p>The court in Istanbul will ask Interpol to issue international arrest warrants for the four …

Half of developing world's workers trapped in vulnerable jobs, says ILO

More than half of the developing world's workers are trapped in vulnerable jobs, working for themselves or in unpaid family work, according to a report that calls for better quality employment to drive economic growth.<p>The International Labour Organisation (ILO) also highlights an urgent need for …

Tony Blair: I am not delaying Iraq war report

Tony Blair has said he resents suggestions that he is delaying the publication of the Chilcot inquiry into the handling of the Iraq war, saying it is in his personal interest that the report be published as soon as possible.<p>The former prime minister said he did not know the reason for the delay. "I …

Nigeria says missing schoolgirls located

Army says it has located hundreds of schoolgirls abducted by Boko Haram last month but will not use force to free them.<p>Nigeria's military has located nearly 300 school girls abducted by Boko Haram almost seven weeks ago, the country's chief of defence said.<p>Air Chief Marshal Alex Badeh, Nigeria's …

An FBI Agent Reveals 5 Steps To Gaining Anyone's Trust

I had an opportunity to ask Robin Dreeke a few questions. Robin is in charge of the Federal Bureau of Investigation's elite Counterintelligence Behavioral Analysis Program and the author of "It's Not All About Me."<p>Robin combines science and years of work in the field to offer practical tips to …

The Best And Worst Colors To Wear To A Job Interview

According to 2,099 hiring managers and human resource professionals who participated in CareerBuilder's recently published survey, blue and black are the best colors to wear to a job interview, and orange is the worst.<p>Conservative colors, such as black, blue, gray, and brown, seem to be the the …

14 habits of exceptionally likable people

One thing that will never change in business is the advantage charisma offers. The ability to form lasting relationships built on genuine empathy will always beat out a cold-blooded Machiavellian approach in the long run<p>The writer Napoleon Hill recognized this as a young business journalist and …

Psychologists Discovered How To Make People Like You

It's natural to want to be liked. Now science has unlocked some answers for us on how to make it happen.<p><i>Produced By Matt Johnston.</i><p><b>Follow BI Video: On Facebook</b>

This Simple Technique Can Supercharge Your Productivity

This practice went on to become one of the most written-about and practiced productivity hacks of the past few decades. His "Pomodoro Technique" gets its name from the Italian word for "tomato," because Cirillo used a tomato-shaped kitchen timer as he worked.<p>His time management hack has been …

Time Management

These Are The 2 Most Important Interview Questions, According To One Advertising Executive

According to Hannah Paramore, president of Paramore, a Nashville-based interactive advertising agency, information about when you started your first job and why you left your last one is far more telling.<p>The New York Times' Adam Bryant recently interviewed Paramore about leadership, management, and …

Employment

Here's The Single Biggest Problem For Introverts In The Office — And How To Fix It

Yet a third of us work in loud, distracting open offices. And that's especially a problem for introverted workers.<p>"Everybody functions at their best when they're at their optimal level of stimulation," says Susan Cain, author of "Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking." …

'Expressive Writing' Is A Super Easy Way To Become Way Happier

The British journal Advances in Psychiatric Treatment reports that health outcomes include:<p>Fewer stress-related visits to the doctor<br>• Improved immune system functioning<br>• Reduced blood pressure<br>• Improved lung function<br>• Improved liver function<br>• Fewer days in hospital<br>• Improved mood/affect<br>• Feeling of greater …

Jamaica's rare wildlife – in pictures

The Portland Bight protected area is home to the iconic Jamaican iguana and 20 other endangered species. Its fragile coastal ecosystem and wildlife faces the risk of being lost for ever as Jamaica approves a Chinese company to build a port. Photographs by Robin Moore

8 Things You Didn't Know You Could Do With Google Drive

Google Drive Tips and Tricks<p>1. Crop photos<p>2. Experiment with add-ons<p>3. Check out your Drive activity<p>4. Look at your revision history<p>5. Use …

The Crazy Genius Behind Solar Roadways

Here’s an idea crazy enough that it just might work: Pave the streets with solar-powered panels that have their own built-in heat and LED lights. That’s what Scott and Julie Brusaw hope to accomplish with their ongoing Solar Roadways project, which they just funded through a hugely popular …

11 Financial Books Every Young Person Should Read

Those of you who are seeking investing enlightenment are not going to find much of it on the web.<p>I suggest you log off, power down your computer, and read some books. Take your time. The months you spend perusing this list will be well spent.<p>I'd recommend reading at least the first four books …

Mutual Funds

IMF's Lagarde says bank reforms slowed by fierce industry pushback

LONDON (Reuters) - Progress in completing banking reforms to plug gaps highlighted by the 2007-09 financial crisis is too slow and is being hampered by fierce industry lobbying, the International Monetary Fund said on Tuesday.<p>Britain's Prince Charles talks to the Managing Director of the …

Unearth the Secrets of the Green Kingdom with the ‘Plants’ App from Tinybop | Colossal

<p>You might remember an awesome app mentioned here a few months ago from the creative team over at Tinybop called The Human Body. The educational app …