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Why Bad Guys Win at Work

“Not all psychopaths are in prison – some are in the board room,” Robert Hare famously said during his aptly titled lecture, <i>The Predators Among Us.</i><p>Psychopathy is one of three “dark triad” traits, the other two being narcissism and Machiavellianism. It should be noted that, unlike clinical …

Beras Plastik Sudah Sejak 4 Tahun Lalu Diproduksi di Taiyuan

<b>Jakarta</b> - Setelah skandal susu bayi dengan campuran bahan melamin, Tiongkok kembali mendapat perhatian di tahun 2011 karena memasarkan beras plastik. …

12 Motivational Quotes That Aren't for the Weak-Willed

A collection of powerful quotes that don't pull any punches.<p>Sometimes we need someone to give us the hard truth--a dose of pure, distilled honesty--to shake up normal patterns and give us fresh perspective.<p>Here is a collection of quotes that have the same effect as jumping into cold water--they are …

5 Smart Ways to Take the Loneliness Out of Being a Solopreneur

Working for yourself can feel very, very lonely. But it doesn't have to be.<p>Start your own business, and you're likely to get all sorts of warnings. People will tell you how hard it is for a new business to survive, or that you're giving up stability. They may worry about your 401(k). But chances …

See These 10 Beloved Travel Sites Before They're GONE Forever!

You'll be shocked to learn that some of the world's most beautiful—and culturally important!—destinations could be facing extinction.

9 Ways To Reuse Your Old iPhone Now That You've Got The iPhone 6

If you haven't traded it in or sold it just yet, there are tons of ways to repurpose your aging phone.<p>Remember, smartphones are just miniature computers, which means there's a lot you can do with them even if your phone isn't activated or connected to the Internet. Don't let it get dusty in your …

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30 Experiences You Should Have Before You Turn 30

For many it means that you're no longer in the hard-partying, bad decision-making stage of your life, for better or for worse.<p>Before you turn the big 3-0 (or even if you already have), here are 30 things you should do, from adrenaline-pumping activities to experiences that help you grow.<p><i>Did we</i> …

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100 Mystery Novels Everyone Should Read In Their Lifetime

Amazon editors debuted a new list of the 100 mysteries and thrillers that everyone should read in their lifetime, based on reader selections and ratings at Goodreads.<p>From well-known authors like Agatha Christie and Edgar Allan Poe to suspense-genre newcomers, these are the 100 thrillers that will …

Asia's Power Businesswomen, 2014

The 2014 FORBES ASIA Power Businesswomen list, our third, honors a cast of 50 women from industries that range from toolmaking to venture capitalism, from construction to lingerie. Among the newcomers: Alison Watkins, who rises to the top of Coca-Cola Amatil as we go to press, becoming only the …

This Example Of Steve Jobs' Manic Intensity In 1977 Shows Why Apple Became Great

And then there are the intensely focused ones, the companies that are just trying to do one simple thing incredibly well, until they become the best at it. WhatsApp fits into that category.<p>But back in 1977, it was Apple, the company Steve Jobs founded the year before, that represented the …

100 Trips Everyone Should Take In Their Lifetime

And if you're stuck in front of a computer all day, then yours probably is, too.<p>We've updated our bucket list of travel destinations to include reader suggestions and 2014's travel hotspots.<p>From eating pizza in Naples to skiing in Japan, these are the 100 trips everyone should take in their …

5 scientifically proven reasons it's better to be single

Hardly. These are absurd stereotypes of singledom — not the reality.<p>"[Does] getting married result in lasting improvements to mental health, physical health, or any of the other supposed goodies?" asks Bella DePaulo, a psychologist at the University of California, Santa Barbara, and the author of …

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12 Actors Who Got Their Big Break Later In Life

This was the case for Jeremy Renner, who didn't get his big break until "The Hurt Locker" in 2008 when he was 37 years old.<p>He went on to become Hawkeye in 2012's $1.5 billion hit "The Avengers" and is now a household name.<p>And Renner isn't the only late-bloomer when it comes to fame and success in …

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The Case for Injecting Your Vitamins

Could injectable nutrients be the ultimate cure all?<p>Imagine you could flood your body with vitamins and minerals in a single shot? Well, not only is that possible, it may also be a great way to achieve and maintain stellar health, too. "A vitamin IV allows for easier absorption of nutrients," says …

A Weight Loss Plan That Lets You Have Your Cake and Eat It Too

11 Personal Finance Books Everyone Should Read Before Turning 30

But not all advice is created equal. When you're in your 20s, you want easy-to-read books that will teach you the foundations of investing, the best way to budget for major purchases down the road, and how to finally pay off those student loans.<p>To help narrow down the choices and find the best …

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Why The Worst Is Yet To Come For Indonesia's Epic Bubble Economy

The archipelago nation of Indonesia is part of the emerging markets bubble that I have been warning about in recent years (read my EM bubble report). The emerging markets bubble started inflating in 2009 as China embarked on an aggressive credit-driven construction and infrastructure boom that led …

7 Reasons Strength Training is a Miracle Weight Loss Aid

Want to lose weight? Then throw away the pills and powders. Strength training is the miracle weight loss aid you’ve been searching for. Here’s …

10 Questions to Ask Before Traveling With a Friend — Vagabondish

This post may contain affiliate links. Read our disclosure.<p>Although traveling alone has it’s rewards, so does bringing along a friend. Sharing …

Top experiences in Bali: making the most of paradise

Immerse yourself in the colour and sound of a traditional festival, dine on local specialities, snorkel beautiful reefs, watch craftspeople at work, wander through lush rice fields, or just relax and be pampered at a Balinese spa. There's an awful lot to do in paradise and it's not all about the …

The 25 Most Overrated Places On Earth

We wish these places were all that the travel blogs crack them up to be… but they’re not.<p>1. Milan<p>You know Milan as the capital of high-end fashion, so it sounds like there'd be lots to see. But if you can’t afford the Prada flagship, you’re outta luck.<p>2. The Golden Gate Bridge<p>It’s foggy up there. …

Things I Learned Wandering Around Europe for 7 Months

After five years a slave in the consulting world, I booked a oneway ticket to Iceland, and negotiated a seven-month sabbatical. Yes, in that order. These are a few of the things that traveling taught me -- about the universe, about the world, and about myself.<p><i>These things, traveling taught.</i><p>After …

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20 Inspirational Quotes From The Richest Africans

One stop on the road to attaining a billion-dollar fortune is to seek advice at the feet of those who have already attained it. And while it might be difficult to get face time with some of Africa’s richest people, you can learn a lot from their words of wisdom.<p>In the spirit of self-motivation, …

7 Signs You're Working With A Psychopath

There are more out there than we'd like to imagine, and they all tend to exhibit essentially the same traits, says behavioral analyst Lillian Glass, a language expert who's worked with the FBI on unmasking signals of deception.<p>Psychopathy is an anti-social personality disorder where the sufferer …

iPhone Owners Name Their Favorite New iOS 7 Apps

There's 170,000 people on the Apple Reddit forum, and hundreds of them jump in and vote on apps.<p>We've sifted through the last two APPreciation threads where people talked about their favorite new iOS 7 apps.<p>There's bound to be a new app or game in here to delight you, too.

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15 Famous Business Books Summarized In One Sentence Each

Want to read 15 famous business books in under a minute?<p>To save you some time and money, we've made it possible. We boiled down some of the most popular and influential business books out there to their central lessons.<p>For those looking to bone up on some business theory, here are the highlights.

6 Of The World's Cheapest Destinations To Travel To On A Budget

If you want to see the world -- especially while you're young -- but don't exactly have the funds to do so, you're not alone.<p>Between flights, accommodations, food and activities traveling can be <i>really</i> expensive. But a trip doesn't have to leave you totally broke.<p>Some of the world's most beautiful …

The 12 Essential Books On Jeff Bezos' Reading List

In the appendix of Brad Stone's new book about Amazon, "The Everything Store," there's a list of books called "Jeff's Reading List," highlighted by Shane Parrish at Farnam Street.<p>"Books have nurtured Amazon since its creation and shaped its culture and strategy," Stone writes. "Here are a dozen …

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The 30 Smartest Celebrities In Hollywood

Many stars possess a certain flair for academia, and are accomplished authors, politicians, scientists, and businesspeople.<p>From valedictorians to Ivy Leaguers to MENSA members, these celebrities are certified geniuses in their own rights.

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