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Voter dissatisfaction and Philippine politics | Philippines

Filipinos have voted in elections that are set to have a profound effect on their future.<p>Rodrigo Duterte, a maverick mayor and self-confessed killer known as "the punisher", is leading the race to be voted president.<p>His supporters say he is a man of action who will tackle three big voter concerns: …

Asia

Why Syria is the canary in the coal mine for a new era of world conflict

Islamist rebel fighters ride on a motorbike along a deserted street in Idlib city April 6, 2015. REUTERS/Ammar AbdullahIt is sheer coincidence that Paris was struck by terrorists on the eve of a key climate conference known as COP 21. To some, the attacks may appear like an unfortunate distraction …

Middle East

When to Start Cooking Vegetables in Cold or Hot Water

There’s more to cooking vegetables than tossing them in a pot. Some cook more evenly when heated up gradually, while others should be put directly …

Food Preservation

How to Eat Annandale, Washington DC's Ultimate Koreatown

As any kimchi-lover can tell you, the best Korean food in Washington, DC isn't in DC. It's in Annandale, a city a mere 13 miles from metro DC but, culinarily, a world away. Like Falls Church, Annandale's excellent food is a natural consequence of its dense Korean population. Restaurants here aren't …

Korean Food

8 Stretches Your Tight Hips Are Begging For

Tight hips seem to be a common problem for almost everybody — from runners to cyclists, from deskbound bloggers to dancers. Give this area a little extra love with this sequence of eight hip-opening stretches to increase your flexibility, reduce discomfort, and prevent injury. Try the series in the …

Yoga

7 Important Exercises You're Probably Neglecting

Ankles are often neglected when it comes to your strength-training routine, but they shouldn't be. Strong, flexible ankles are an important foundation, helping prevent injury whether you're running back and forth on the tennis court or running to catch the bus. The good news is just a few minutes a …

Should You Get an MBA?

At least once a month an ambitious and hard-working person in their 20s asks me, “Should I get an MBA?” I earned my MBA from Stanford’s Graduate School of Business in 2000, and since 2007 I’ve been an Instructor and an internal coach back at the GSB, helping hundreds of students develop their …

5 Tips for Off-the-Cuff Speaking

If it’s true that many people fear public speaking more than death, it’s equally true that businesspeople are condemned to a thousand small deaths in client pitches, in boardrooms, and on stage. And that death can turn slow and torturous when you are asked to speak unexpectedly with little or no …

Pitcher Drinks: Sparkling Grapefruit Sangria With Lillet Rosé

When the temperature starts to inch up, there is little chance you'll find me inside, working at my bar mixing drinks one by one. When it gets hotter than an oven, I muster my strength and pull together a pitcher of something that will serve a crowd (or serve me over and over again) without having …

How The Best Leaders Set Context

<b>The Way You Start A Conversation May Determine The Outcome You Get</b><p>Imagine being part of this interaction.<p>You walk into the kitchen holding the checkbook. Your spouse is preparing dinner and you ask, <i>“</i>What’s this check for $300 you wrote last Thursday?”<p>Impatient for answers, you glance down at the …

What's Next Collects Together Coding Resources, Projects, and More

You've got a ton of options for learning how to code, but if you're looking for a bit of direction, What's Next is a resource that collects together …

Act Like a Leader Before You Are One

If you want to become a leader, don’t wait for the fancy title or the corner office. You can begin to act, think, and communicate like a leader long before that promotion. Even if you’re still several levels down and someone else is calling all the shots, there are numerous ways to demonstrate your …

Best- And Worst-Performing Cloud Computing Stocks Jan. 13 To Jan.17 And Year-to-Date

The five highest performing cloud computing stocks year-to-date on the Cloud Computing Index are Qualys (NASDAQ: QYLS), Juniper Networks (NYSE:JNPR), Riverbed Technology (NASDAQ:RVBD), Workday (NYSE:WDAY), and VMWare (NYSE:VMW). A $10K investment in Qualys shares made on January 2th of 2014 is …

Your 'High-Earning Years': Salary Secrets For Your 20s, 30s And 40s

When we’re younger, we probably think that we’ll make more money when we’re older. Job seniority comes with promotions—and raises—right?<p>As it turns out, your money arc is shorter than you think. According to an analysis from PayScale.com, women’s pay peaks at age 39, and, according to their median …

Six Ways To Be An Amazing Public Speaker

If your list of career resolutions for 2014 doesn’t include, “Improve public speaking skills,” maybe it should. Public speaking can help you make contacts, get funding for a new enterprise or promote a cause you care about. And if you do it well, people will pay you a speaker’s fee, which can be an …

Does The NSA Have Better Engineers Than Facebook Or Google?

<i>Answer by Kevin Borders, I used to work at NSA, on Quora,</i><p>I have worked at both the NSA and Microsoft. On <i>average</i>, the engineers at the NSA are not as good. In addition to poor HR, which was mentioned in another answer, here are the top reasons why good engineers who already work at government jobs …

Cybersecurity and Cyberwar excerpt: What real pirates can teach us.

<i>This piece is</i> <i>excerpted</i> <i>from</i> Cybersecurity and Cyberwar: What Everyone Needs to Know<i>, by Peter W. Singer and Allan Friedman, published by Oxford</i> …

Business Tricks 20-Somethings Aren't Using | Forbes

31 Delicious Low-Carb Breakfasts For A Healthy New Year

It's time to kick that bagel-a-day habit.

Look Your Tallest and Most Gorgeous With These Exercises

Source: POPSUGAR Photography<p>If you're sticking to the same old workout routine, you might be neglecting important parts of your body. The result? …

The Surprising Common Ground Of Female Founders From The Middle East To Silicon Valley

Since the start of the Arab Spring, conversations surrounding radical change in the Middle East have been peppering U.S. dinner conversations from New York to San Francisco, particularly among the business and investing sets. The more risk, some said, the more of a chance for opportunity. “I have …

Your Success is Linked to 4 Types of People

Your success in the workplace is inextricably linked to your collaborations with other people. You must therefore know who will help and who will hinder your relevancy and sustainability in the workplace. There are four primary types of people (characters) you must always identify:<p><b>1. The Leader</b><p>The …