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The 9.9 Percent Is the New American Aristocracy

The class divide is already toxic, and is fast becoming unbridgeable. You’re probably part of the problem.<p>1.<p>For about a week every year in my childhood, I was a member of one of America’s fading aristocracies. Sometimes around Christmas, more often on the Fourth of July, my family would take up …

Income Inequality

The keto diet, explained

Is eating a lot of fat really the best way to lose weight?<p>It’s why people are putting grass-fed butter in their coffee, downing ketone drinks, and replacing their cereal and pasta with eggs and avocados.<p>The ketogenic diet has become a Silicon Valley obsession and the diet du jour that supposedly …

Diabetes

U.S. Colleges Are Separating Into Winners and Losers

Schools that struggle to prepare students for success losing ground; ‘The shake-out is coming’<p>Concord University in West Virginia and Clemson University in South Carolina were both founded shortly after the Civil War. During the 20th century, each grew rapidly. Now, the two public universities that …

College & University

Josh Kushner's Complex World: How Jared's Liberal Brother Runs A Billion Dollar Fund In Trump Era

As the world’s attention on November 8 turned to New York City, where both candidates awaited the results of the U.S. presidential election, one of Manhattan’s most connected people, Thrive Capital founder Joshua Kushner, boarded a flight to San Francisco.<p>In a few hours, his brother and best …

Startups

She is venerated around the world. She has outlasted 12 US presidents. She stands for stability and order. But her kingdom is in turmoil, and her subjects are in denial that her reign will ever end. That’s why the palace has a plan.<p><i>Support our journalism by becoming a member or making a one-off</i> …

England

A 'Hamilton'-Themed Gift Guide For The #HamFan In Your Life

"The Hamilton Mixtape" is finally available. But there's so much more out there to give.<p>“The Hamilton Mixtape” has arrived. And most fans have likely bought or streamed the record in its entirely since the midnight release on Dec. 2. So, assuming the “Hamilton” devotee in your life already has this …

Millions Have Dyslexia, Few Understand It

<i>Part 1 of our series "Unlocking Dyslexia."</i><p>"It's frustrating that you can't read the simplest word in the world."<p>Thomas Lester grabs a book and opens to a random page. He points to a word: galloping.<p>"Goll—. G—. Gaa—. Gaa—. G—. " He keeps trying. It is as if the rest ­­of the word is in him …

Teaching

How Domino’s Pizza Reinvented Itself

I spent the last 18 months researching and writing a book on how organizations and leaders can do extraordinary things, even if they operate in pretty ordinary fields. You don’t have to be a programmer in Silicon Valley or a gene splicer in biotech to unleash exciting innovations and create huge …

Don't Want To Retire At 30? How To Retire On Time, With Enough Money

<b>Day 7: Check in with your retirement savings.</b> <i>This post is part of FORBES’</i> <i>30 Days of Money.</i><p>Two types of Millennial retirement stories tend to capture the public imagination. On one end are accounts of the frugal-genius who retired at 30 after paying off a Mount Everest of debt in a year. My …

Retirement

Trump's Muslims Plan: Inflammatory? Definitely. Unconstitutional? Maybe

Donald Trump has faced a torrent of criticism after releasing a policy proposal that would ban all Muslims from entering the United States.<p>His fellow Republicans haven't held back: Marco Rubio called it "offensive," and Jeb Bush called it "unhinged." A number of others — politicians, pundits, …

American, US resident extremists defect in Somalia

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — The defections of two fighters, an American and a U.S. resident, from Somalia's Islamic extremist rebels highlight tensions …

These are the 7 easy steps a teen used to hack the director of the CIA

The hacker and his group posted documents online, including a list of email addresses allegedly from Brennan's contact file. They also said they'd obtained other documents, like a letter from the Senate asking the CIA to stop its use of "harsh interrogation techniques" (basically, torture), and a …

The real story behind China’s alleged conquest of African farmland

The year is 2006. Deep in the African bush, drums beat while dancing women lead a delegation of Chinese officials to a set of soft armchairs lined in rows inside a large tent. Outside, a brass band strikes up the national anthem of Mozambique as newly elected President Guebuza steps up to a …

We've Missed the Entire Point About GMO Food -- A Farmer Explains Why

When it comes to the subject of GMO (Genetically-Modified Organism) food, it's hard not to have an opinion. You might be skeptical or inquisitive, outraged or indifferent; perhaps more often than not, you feel a little of each. Still, there's growing consensus on the issue. A recent poll states …

Forget smart fridges – here’s the kitchen tech you really want

Smart fridges are a cliche of the internet of things, a perfect example of an unnecessary, expensive technology that’s been talked about more than it’s been used.<p>Yet, kitchens seem the perfect place for gadgetry: look at the catalogues for home stores, there’s specific devices for everything from …

Kitchens

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Nepal 'noodle king' finds recipe for riches

Binod Chaudhary turned noodles into a multi-million dollar business, becoming the first Nepalese citizen to make it into the Forbes magazine richest people list.<p>Chaudhary tells how he found the recipe for his fortune in one of the world's poorest, war-ridden nations.<p>Al Jazeera's Subina Shrestha …

Mapping The Microbes That Flourish On Fruits And Veggies

Deadly microbes like salmonella and E. coli can lurk on the surface of spinach, lettuce and other fresh foods. But many more benign microbes also flourish there, living lives of quiet obscurity, much like the tiny Whos in Dr. Seuss' Whoville. Until now.<p>Scientists at the University of Colorado have …