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How to login with Comcast Xfinity on unsupported Apple TV apps

I’ve been catching up with AMC’s The Walking Dead on my iPad because AMC didn’t offer a dedicated Apple TV app until last week. As soon as the Apple …

Venezuela’s leaders shred the constitution to hold onto power

VENEZUELA’S FAILING populist government has responded to the opposition’s landslide victory in a congressional election last month with a crude political coup. The government of Nicolás Maduro first used its majority in the lame-duck National Assembly to pack the constitutional court with new …

South America is staring down an economic abyss

There has been a political earthquake in South America, and it started in China.<p>In just the last few weeks, Argentina and Venezuela's left-wing governments have lost at the polls and Brazil's is looking wobbly. That's what happens when the commodity boom that had fueled your social spending turns …

The most popular TED Talks of all time

If You Can't Overcome These 5 Mental Hurdles, Then Don't Start a Business

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Would I encourage everyone to start a business? No.<p>Starting a business hurts. It requires hard work. Everyone has skills and abilities, but not everyone should invest those skills and abilities in starting a business. Those who possess …

How Elizabeth Holmes' Billion-Dollar Drug Company, Theranos, Won by Playing the Long Game | Inc.com

Steve Jobs had massive ambition, but Holmes's is arguably larger. While revolutionizing consumer technology is formidable, Holmes believes her company will actually save lives. Her diagnostic lab test upstart is aiming to disrupt a $75 billion industry, and to help grow it by another $125 billion. …

Genetic Engineering

The rug has been pulled out from under Latin America

The world's second largest economy is suddenly looking unstable, with economic growth slowing, the stock markets gyrating, and a surprise currency devaluation having taken worldwide markets by surprise. That could be bad news not just for China, but for a lot of countries that depend on exporting …

The Opening

5/10 NY, Manhattan Bridge and Fog

Russian Engagement in Latin America and the Caribbean: Return to the "Strategic Game" in a Complex-Interdependent Post-Cold War World?

April 24, 2015 | Dr. R. Evan Ellis<p>The views expressed here are his own. Dr. Ellis thanks his research assistants, Allen Church and Isaac …

Strategic Insights: From Ideology to Geopolitics: Russian Interests in Latin America

The implosion of the Soviet Union on the eve of December 25, 1991, has been heralded by pundits and Sovietologists as an unprecedented event in world …

Crucial Investment Decisions In Your 50s

Your 50s are often your top-earning years , since by that time you have achieved expertise in your field and may be trusted to make decisions for your company.<p>However, due to competing expenses, your 50s can be tough on your retirement savings. You may be putting your kids through college and/or …

Latin America in 2015: Manufacturing Aces, Commodity Bases and Basket Cases

Economic growth in Latin America hit a major skid in 2014 due to falling commodity prices. Here’s what’s coming for the region in 2015.

Bandon Blood Moon

Moments In Time | Oia Santorini

Appreciation

Patagonian winds- Lago Pehoe

Photo by @shonephoto (Robbie Shone) taken on a smartphone - Below the surface of the ice and in a contact cave on the Gorner glacier in Switzerland, the second largest glacial system in the Alps, scalloped icy-blue walls glisten inside a moulin. Sadly, over recent years I've noticed this ice mass shrink in size.

The Science Of Why You Should Spend Your Money On Experiences, Not Things

You don’t have infinite money. Spend it on stuff that research says makes you happy.<p>Most people are in the pursuit of happiness. There are economists who think happiness is the best indicator of the health of a society. We know that money can make you happier, though after your basic needs are met, …