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Chinese authorities demolish well-known evangelical church

BEIJING (AP) — Authorities in northern China's coal country have demolished a well-known Christian mega-church, underscoring long-standing tensions …

China

The most outrageous numbers of 2017

Number inflation was rampant in 2017, as the figures that dominated news stories just got bigger and bigger. Data stored, stuff bought, years lived, the great scoreboard of human existence clicked over with digits never seen before as the world population edged ever closer to 8bn.<p>Many of the …

Space

Moving to Scuttle Obama Legacy, Donald Trump to Crack Down on Cuba

WASHINGTON — President Trump on Friday will move to halt the historic rapprochement between the United States and Cuba set in motion by former President Barack Obama, delivering a speech in Miami in which he plans to announce he is clamping down on travel and commercial ties with the island nation …

Is Singapore’s “miracle” health care system the answer for America?

The Singapore model shows how liberal and conservative ideas can fuse.<p>When liberals talk about their health care utopia, they have scores of examples to choose from. Some name France’s high-performing multi-payer system (No. 1 on the World Health Organization’s rankings, in case you haven’t heard). …

To Get Paid What You're Worth, Master This 1 Thing

Here's the one thing you can do to always be in demand, and always paid at a premium.<p>Over the years, I've consistently fielded the same question: How do I get paid what I'm worth?<p>It is a good question. It's one we should all ask more often.<p>How do I get paid what I'm worth?<p>It's No Secret: Master One …

Grading Obamacare: Successes, Failures and ‘Incompletes’

<i>We’ve updated this article with the news that Republicans abandoned a vote to repeal the Affordable Care Act. As House Speaker Paul Ryan acknowledged, Obamacare is still “the law of the land.”</i><p>Did Obamacare work?<p>It’s worth reflecting upon after President Trump and House Republicans failed on Friday …

6 Types of Businesses You Can Start With Almost No Cash

Have a craft creation to sell? Good at home repair? Resale transactions? Voila! You can become an entrepreneur-on-the-cheap.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you’re like millions of Americans, you dream of starting your own business. But of course, there are dozens of …

Small Business

5 Ways to Inspire Creativity and Build Strong Character in Your Children, According to a Top Psychologist

Conformity is dangerous. Here's how to teach children to think for themselves.<p>Whether it's doing things because "they've always been done that way" or because "everyone else is doing it," conformity can be very dangerous.<p>My wife and I work hard to instill the right values in our two small children. …

What Books Would You Recommend Someone Read to Improve their General Knowledge of the World?

Inspired by a reader’s question to me, I thought I’d ask our followers on Facebook and Twitter for an answer to the question: <b>What books would you</b> …

Books

Pantheism And Paganism: African Modern Day Prophets' Source Of Power!!!

Abigthanks to the laziness of our journalists and academics, we have up to now not been able to get to the bottom of this new African craze of what …

13 things successful people do right before bed

Successful people understand that their success starts and ends with their mental and physical health, which is almost entirely dependent upon their getting enough sleep.<p>That is why good bedtime routines are a key ritual for so many of them.<p>Here's what many successful people do right before bed:

Success

7 Tips to Consider When Trading in Your Desk Job for Full-Time Entrepreneurship

Brought to you by Entrepreneur Network<p>More often than not, entrepreneurs don't start out as entrepreneurs. They're everyday people who have day jobs and others who depend on their income. In this video, Patrick Bet-David gives a few personal tips that helped him transition when going full-time as …

Entrepreneurship

5 easy ways to plan your day to make more money

If you're self-employed or your pay depends on your productivity, it's important to consider how you're currently planning your day and what you should do differently.<p>Having freedom in your schedule is a beautiful thing, but it can also be a double-edged sword. On the one hand, you have superior …

Employment

6 Books That Should Be on Every Entrepreneur's Reading List

Every book, try to get one takeaway.<p><i>What books should entrepreneurs read? originally appeared on Quora--the knowledge-sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by James Altucher, entrepreneur, angel investor, and best-selling author, on Quora:</b><p>I'm …

9 Reasons Why You Need to Stop Dreaming and Start Building

The ideation stage is like quicksand; the longer you sit there, the harder it is to get out.<p><i>How do I stop being a wantrepreneur? originally appeared on Quora: The best answer to any question.</i><p><b>Answer by Evan Asano, Founder and CEO of Mediakix, a leading influencer marketing company. Evan (@EvanAsano)</b> …

Entrepreneurship

The best (and worst) ways to spot a liar

Forget body language or eye movements. There are much better ways to identify the deceitful.<p><i>This story is part of BBC Future’s “Best of 2015” list, our greatest hits of the year. Browse the full list.</i><p>-<p>Thomas Ormerod’s team of security officers faced a seemingly impossible task. At airports across …

Body Language

7 Amazing Things That Happen to Your Body When You Give Up Soda

The Coca-Cola company has identified the culprit behind America’s weight problem. And it wants to put the blame on….you.<p>The world’s largest producer …

10 beliefs highly successful people share

Incredibly successful people share a number of perspectives and beliefs.<p>Here are some of those beliefs ... no. Wait. Before you comment that my point of view is shallow and materialistic, read this to see why I feel <i>this</i> is the only definition of success that matters. (Hint: success has nothing to …

20 successful entrepreneurs share the most important lesson they learned in their 20s

Mistakes are unavoidable, but the truly successful learn from these setbacks and move on all the wiser.<p>We asked entrepreneurs, including a few "Shark Tank" investors and the cofounders of popular retailer Warby Parker, to share the most important lesson they learned in their 20s.<p>Here's what they …

Entrepreneurship

German increasingly popular as a foreign language

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The 8 Biggest Mistakes Language Learners Make (And How to Fix Them!) - Fluent in 3 months - Language Hacking and Travel Tips

Full disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. ?<p>If I asked you to name some language learning mistakes, what would you say?<p>Bad pronunciation? …

Being Multilingual: Finding your multilingual name

What's in a name? If your name doesn't translate well abroad, you can always enter the world of multilingual identities.<p>In contrast to questions like …

How Body Language Can Define a Leader

Photo courtesy of istockphoto/AjFilGud<p>In a tough market, job applicants must take every available opportunity to stand out to employers. In addition, …

“You’re raising your kids bilingual, right?” Well, no …

<b>(Trish233 via iStock)</b><p>Because my husband is Japanese, it seems like a no-brainer. Sometimes it’s not that simple<p>Janice P. Nimura<p>April 26, 2015 1:30pm (UTC)<p>It comes up all the time. “Your husband is Japanese? And are you raising your children bilingual? What a gift that is.” And I say no, actually, …

Language Learning

How to Save Money When You’re Broke

How do you save money when you do not make enough? How do you build up a nest egg when you have very little money to spare? How do you pay off debt …

Savemoney