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The hug that will go down in history

On Tuesday night, former President Bill Clinton spent more than 40 minutes, and covered four decades, attempting to humanize his wife, Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton.<p>A day later, President Obama did it in three seconds, with a hug that will go down in history.<p>Addressing the …

Los Angeles

Reading SDXC Card. (Solved - Drives Fix Inside)

Author<p>Posts<p>January 20, 2016 at 7:09 pm #23164<p>Participant<p>Posts: 50<p>I cannot get my x98 Plus to read a Sandisk 64gb SDXC card I just bought, tried …

6 Inventions That Are Changing the World Right Now

The European Patent Office has identified this year's class of inventions that are shaping the future today.<p>X-rays and magnetic resonance imaging have allowed doctors to glimpse beneath our skin for sometime, but imagine having a real-time view in unprecedented detail to check soft tissues for …

Apps can teach you all about the stock market, but be careful

Grant Regimbal, 19, has a favorite smartphone game. It isn't Angry Birds or Candy Crush.<p>It's Robinhood, an app that lets you quickly buy and sell …

Stock Markets

MAULDIN: The Fed will be back at the zero bound

A fixed-income market in which the only fixed element is an interest rate fixed at zero is not something that would arise naturally. It exists only because someone twisted nature into a new shape.<p>And as we all know, it's not nice to fool with Mother Nature. She always takes her revenge.<p><b>The Old Days</b> …

Interest Rates

DENT: The stock market will start to crash by February, if not sooner

We recently learned that existing home sales in November crashed 10.5% from the month before.<p>Guess when the last time was when we saw these levels? The housing crisis of the mid- to late-2000s!<p>I also recently shared a chart showing a cataclysmic 82% drop in the ratio of new home sales to the U.S. …

Amazon Invades India

Photograph by Benjamin Lowy for Fortune Magazine<p><i>How Jeff Bezos aims to conquer the next “trillion-dollar market.” The inside story.</i><p>In the blistering …

How China’s strict content controls led to an innovative e-commerce platform

At Café Ruhe in Beijing's swish Shuangjing district, a small placard is glued to the table in front of each seat. "Order So Easy," it says.<p>Next to the text is printed a black and white code. Barely bigger than a postage stamp, it's a portal to a new world flourishing in China, where a wave of …

6 Sleep Habits Of Productive People

For starters: They don’t need alarm clocks, stick to their bedtimes, and don’t sleep with their smartphones.<p><i>Editor’s Note: This article is one of the top 10 habits to adopt to be better at your job in 2016. See the full list here.</i><p>You may feel super productive by pulling all nighters, but you’re …

7 Life Lessons That Entrepreneurs Can Learn From Opposition Politician Dr Chee Soon Juan

<i>This article originally appeared on Vulcan Post.</i><p>Dr Chee Soon Juan has quite a colourful history when it comes to Singapore politics. Holding rallies …

5 Powerful Reasons To Have More Confidence In Your Public Speaking

Contrary to what many people feel, public speaking is a classic example of a function learned through practice. Great speakers are made not born. As are just plain old good ones. And, of course, it’s an invaluable management and career skill.<p>I can speak from experience on the subject, having had …

Amazon’s $5 Dash Button Already Hacked To Do Other Stuff Beyond Giving Amazon Money

Need something to spark a bit of creativity this week? How about a super clever hack for Amazon’s $5, single-purpose Dash buttons?<p>The Dash buttons were originally meant to serve as a quick way to reorder household goods you order often (Order a lot of laundry detergent? Stick a Dash button on your …

What the Most Successful People Do Before Breakfast

Mornings are an underutilized tool to aid productivity.<p>Let me explain.<p>We’re often at our peak in the mornings. This is why Mark McGuinness suggests …

40 Financial Rules For 40 Year-Olds

Every decade of life has its financial challenges and opportunities.<p>In your 20s, you feel invincible.<p>Your 30s brings on a whole new set of responsibilities including career and family.<p>However, your 40s are especially important because you are closing in on retirement.<p>Making a huge money mistake in …

Trainer Jonathan Brooks Says Russell Wilson Treats 'Every Day as if It Was His Game Day'

When it comes to practice habits, Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson knows the importance of escaping one's comfort zone. Here are his trainer's observations.<p>On Sunday night, Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson will play in the Super Bowl for the second straight season. But he almost …

3 Ways to Become Super Productive

Do you feel like there are never enough hours in the day? Read this to make the most of your time.<p>You may feel like there's never enough time in the day. Jumping from task to task, you work from dawn to dusk only to be disappointed by your progress. When you try to relax, you're subconsciously …

How Patrick Chung Prepped for His Comeback Season

For New England Patriots safety Patrick Chung, the Super Bowl will be the final game of a redemptive season. Here's how it all began with his offseason approach.<p>When you love a football team, the way many NFL fans do, you can spend the offseason arranging the players on your favorite squad as if …

Three Things that Sales and Marketing Leaders Need to Learn from Each Other

Sales and marketing always have the same objective: grow the business. But their roles require focusing on different problems. But that doesn't mean the two disciplines shouldn't learn from each other.<p>There are endless ways to describe the stereotypical relationship between sales and marketing: …

9 Secret Life Hacks of the Rich and Famous

By learning the habits of those who have found fame and fortune in their lives, you can find fame and fortune in your own life, too.<p>Fame and fortune are both mysterious and fickle. What is it that makes one person wealthy and famous, while the rest of his or her friends or colleagues are left …

10 things LinkedIn won’t tell you

<b>1. We say social network, you say jobs site</b><p>Shares in LinkedIn US:LNKD surged nearly 50% Monday after Microsoft MSFT, -0.61% said it would buy the …

Stand up! Sitting really does makes us sick

Modern Americans are used to tracking all manner of health behaviors, from calories consumed to steps taken. It’s time to add another to the list: …