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How Moms Can Raise Math Whizzes

Gabriel Garcia, 3, loves his Matchbox cars. Sometimes when he’s playing with them, his mother, Piam, slips in some math practice. “Gabe, how many …

Mathematics

The Truth About Blockchain

Contracts, transactions, and the records of them are among the defining structures in our economic, legal, and political systems. They protect assets and set organizational boundaries. They establish and verify identities and chronicle events. They govern interactions among nations, organizations, …

McKinsey’s secret $5bn fund in spotlight

McKinsey, one of the world’s most influential consulting firms, has built up a secretive $5bn internal investment arm that manages the fortunes of …

Lego Marx

<i>What is the Left again?</i><p><b>Duplo Marxism</b><p>Here is one idea of what Marxism is about: There are two main classes — workers and capitalists — and they are in …

Why Lincoln Hid His Strongest Feelings from the Public

Abraham Lincoln is perhaps the last leader I was expecting to be invoked during last night’s humiliating U.S. presidential debate — a conversation that, like so much of this campaign, demeaned not only the candidates and commentators, but also every other American. Still, when Hillary Clinton was …

Toddler-Proof Your iPhone With This Quick Trick

In a parental pinch, iPhones and iPads make great pacifiers. That’s not to say you should let junior put Apple devices in his or her mouth, but their …

iOS

J.P. Morgan Leads $52.5 Million Investment In This Hot Robotics Company

J.P. Morgan is high on robots.<p>The big bank on Monday led a $52.5 million investment round in a San Francisco robotics startup Anki. Venture capital …

Italy eyes €40bn bank rescue as first Brexit domino falls

Italy is preparing a €40bn rescue of its financial system as bank shares collapse on the Milan bourse and the powerful after-shocks of Brexit shake European markets.<p>An Italian government task force is watching events hour by hour, pledging all steps necessary to ensure the stability of the banks. …

Italy

Brexit Wiped $2 Trillion Off Markets: Standard & Poors

NEW YORK — The $2.08 trillion wiped off global equity markets on Friday after Britain voted to leave the European Union was the biggest daily loss ever, according to Standard & Poor's Dow Jones Indices.<p>It trumped even the Lehman Brothers bankruptcy during the 2008 financial crisis and the Black …

Stock Markets

Thought-Provoking Paintings Explore the Intersections Between Wildlife and Humanity

Artist, illustrator, and designer David Rice forms organic images overlaid with graphic styles to extend his branch of artistic creations. Focusing on natural landscapes and animals as primary subjects, his work is multi-dimensional, revolving around the intersections between nature and humanity. …

Modern Art

5 reasons to choose strategy consulting over financial advisory consulting

Strategy consulting vs. financial advisory consulting – both are consulting. Can they really be that different?<p>We get at least 5 questions a month …

Management

Why every advertiser should know about Drawbridge

FORTUNE — Kamakshi Sivaramakrishnan never planned to go into advertising, much less run a startup. But when the 37-year-old Stanford graduate, with a …

Why Was 5 x 3 = 5 + 5 + 5 Marked Wrong

Viral Math Problem Explained<p>A lot of you have been asking about WHY this viral math problem is marked incorrect. And that’s a great question! <i>It seems</i> …

How to Disrupt Your Day by Improving Your Habits

Breaking out of everyday behaviors can help you discover new ideas and positive habit changes.<p><i>By Jane Porter, writer for Help Scout</i><p>Breaking out of your daily routines can be a powerful way to unlock great new ideas, both personally and professionally.<p>Take, for example, Miles Davis's 1959 album <i>Kind</i> …

Self-improvement

Risk Management Theatre: On Show At An Organization Near You

<b>Translations:</b> 한국말One of the concepts that will feature in the new book I am working on is “risk management theatre”. This is the name I coined for …