Ann Wei Ling

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The Resistible Rise of Xi Jinping

A screen shows a video of Gu Kailai, wife of ousted Chinese Communist Party Politburo member Bo Xilai at the media room for Bo Xilai's trial on …

10 Unconventional Habits to Live Distraction-Less

<i>“Simplicity is ultimately a matter of focus.”</i> — Ann Voskamp<p>Our world has become a constant feed of information, noise, and entertainment. Our phones …

Get it Done: 35 Habits of the Most Productive People (Infographic)

1 min read<p>You know those people who get so much done it seems like they have 30 hours in every day while the rest of us mere mortals have a measly 24? You know, the ones who seem to get more accomplished before breakfast than you do all day?<p>You can actually become one of them. For starters, spend …

Hillary Clinton

13 Mesmerizing Photos That Will Make You Re-Evaluate Your Place In The Universe

There's no picture more humbling than one that shows us how small we are in the universe.<p>On this 25th anniversary, TASCHEN has compiled the most breathtaking deep-space images that the Hubble Space Telescope has ever produced, in a remarkable full-color book, <i>Expanding Universe: Photographs from the</i> …

Where all Silk Roads lead

NOT content with both purifying the Chinese Communist Party which he heads and with reforming his country, China’s president, Xi Jinping, also wants …

China

ICYMI - Singapore could get hotter, wetter from 2070, according to a climate change study. More details: http://tdy.sg/1JJxgBh (Infographic: National Environment Agency)

As centenary commemorations of the 1915 massacre begin we’re asking Armenians to share stories about the impact it had on their families<p>Preparations are under way to mark the centenary of the Armenian genocide. According to historical estimates 1.5 million people lost their lives in state-organised …

48 epic dream hotels to visit before you die

A GOOD HOTEL CAN MAKE or break a trip. The worst hotel in the best place is still going to make retiring after a long day an unfortunate experience. …

Michelberger Hotel

The Michelberger Hotel in Berlin has been on our hipster hotel hit list for a few years now. Finally, we had the chance to go! A Leonard Cohen …

GOOGLE CHAIRMAN: ‘The Internet Will Disappear’

"I will answer very simply that the internet will disappear," Schmidt replied.<p>"There will be so many IP addresses … so many devices, sensors, things that you are wearing, things that you are interacting with that you won't even sense it. It will be part of your presence all the time. Imagine you …

The Science Of First Impressions (And How To Use It To Your Advantage)

If there's one thing I've learned over the past five years of working as a journalist, it's that success can come down to the two seconds after you …

Psychology

Artists Cover A Chinese Street In 13 Tons Of Candy

Graphic artists Craig & Karl have created the world’s sweetest street: in celebration of the Chinese New Year February 19, they’ve covered Chengdu Street, in the capital of Sichuan province in Southern China, with 13 tons of candy.<p>The 14,000-square-foot candy carpet blooms with sugary images of …

Chinese New Year

Civil Service World on Twitter: "What do the words "consultation document" really signify in Whitehall? http://t.co/fbF3PhkQhh"

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As space industry democratizes, tiny Singapore could play a leading role

A cubesat satellite in space.<p>The software industry is nurtured by a stream of shared knowledge. The snazziest apps rely on open-source programming …

A How-To for Carry-On

You may have noticed it: Boy, do those luggage fees add up.<p>So long as airlines continue to jack up the prices on anything not nailed down, consumers are going to do whatever they can to keep expenditures to a minimum. One of the tricks is to cram as much as one can get into a carry-on and still be …

5 Ways Your Work Could Be Affecting Your Life

Studies show that we now spend 47 hours of our 168-hour week working. When you spend that much time doing something, it will affect your life one way or another. Studies also show that only 13 percent of people actually like their work. You might not hate your job, but being at a job you "tolerate" …

9 Tips For Keeping The Weight Off For Good

An estimated 20 percent of overweight and obese Americans have lost weight and kept it off -- which might make you feel alternately inspired and a little underwhelmed.<p>There are a lot of opinions about losing weight, but what many dieters learn firsthand is that it can be just as difficult, if not …

The Most Beautiful Place on Earth

In Monte Carlo recently, we were window-shopping. Not only when we peeked at the displays in the windows of Cartier and Prada, Hermes and Dolce & Gabbana... but everywhere we went, all the time. We'd never witnessed anything like this up close.<p>"Monaco is the most beautiful place on earth," remarked …

Prague Landmarks

European Travel

Fitness Is a Skill, Not a Talent: Here's How to Develop It

As a fitness coach and the co-founder of Fitocracy, I've been exposed to the success stories and fitness challenges of countless people. When they …

Why It's Worth Job Hopping In Your 20s

We're always told that job hopping is bad for a career, but The Atlantic points out that during your 20s, it's actually a really good idea.<p>On paper, …

Economics

How to Be a Better Writer: 6 Tips From Harvard’s Steven Pinker

U want 2B a better writer?<p>Good writing is often looked at as an art and, frankly, that can be intimidating. No need to worry. There are rules — even …

Creative Writing

5 Ways to Make Yourself Work Out When You Don’t Want To

As the days start to get shorter and the temperatures drop, you may be tempted to slack off on your workout routine. After all, it’s also no longer …

Workouts

4 Changes That Will Make Your Resume Incredibly Powerful

<i>This post is in partnership with The Muse. The article below was originally published on The Muse.</i><p>As a job seeker, it’s easy to see hiring managers …

Employment

How to Get People to Like You: 7 Ways From an FBI Behavior Expert

Meeting new people can be awkward. What should you say? How can you make a good impression? How do you keep a conversation going?<p>Research shows …

Self-help

How to Get in Shape Using Psychology: 6 New Tricks From Research

Why is there an obesity epidemic? It’s not because we eat the wrong things or we lack exercise.<p>Research shows that, plain and simple, most of us just …

Nutrition

Top 10 Ways to Be a Better Runner

Running is one of the easiest ways to get a good cardio workout (and it's an important skill for when the Zombie Apocalypse hits). Whether you're …

Avoid Bad or Fake Listings on Airbnb With a Reverse Google Search

Airbnb rentals are generally safe, but an occasional scammer slips through the system. If you doubt a listing is legit, try doing a reverse image …

Google Search

Three Tests That Reveal How Happy You Are At Work

The end of the year can be a time to reflect on your work and career progress. Although every job has its benefits and drawbacks, these three tests …

Move Past Negative Events In Your Life by Writing About Them

Truly awful events in our lives have a tendency to leave their mark. You might feel better as time goes on, but there's still a chance you'll be …

Writing