Abdullahi Ibrahim

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Why a Facebook cofounder thinks tech companies are destroying employees’ personal lives for nothing

I wish I had slept more hours, and exercised regularly. I wish I had made better decisions about what to eat or drink — at times I consumed more soda and energy drinks than water. I wish I had made more time for other experiences that helped me grow incredibly quickly once I gave them a chance.<p>You …

Tech Industry

US crude oil prices hit lowest since 2009, eliminating thousands of jobs

Consumers may cheer the lower prices at the pump, but jobs are being lost in the energy industry across the world<p>America’s oil boom is faltering, and with US crude oil prices hitting lows unseen since 2009 this week, experts believe the fall may continue taking thousands of jobs with it.<p>Consumers …

Oil

Google is doubling down on biotech

The company is turning the team that develops smart contact lenses and other healthcare initiatives into a full-fledged, standalone company rather than a lab project.<p>The life sciences group will "graduate" from the Google X labs and become its own separate company under the new Alphabet corporate …

Emerging Technology

When You Give a Tree an Email Address

The city of Melbourne assigned trees email addresses so citizens could report problems. Instead, people wrote thousands of love letters to their favorite trees.<p>"My dearest Ulmus," the message began.<p>“As I was leaving St. Mary’s College today I was struck, not by a branch, but by your radiant beauty. …

Making Handplane Irons Out of River Sand

A reminder that this planet came with just rocks, water, grass and trees. Everything else, we made<p>When Toshio Tokunaga needs irons for his selection …

In the election numbers game, the odds are stacked against Cameron

With fewer potential paths to No 10 than Ed Miliband, the Tory leader needs a lot more to change in the next 20 days than his Labour opponent does<p>Labour and the Conservatives are still virtually tied in the polls. The Guardian’s latest average of polls has David Cameron’s party on 33.7% and Labour …

TV debate: Miliband condemns PM's failure to 'turn up for job interview'

Labour leader attacks David Cameron’s decision not to appear in Thursday night’s BBC debate between leaders of five challenger parties<p>Ed Miliband has accused David Cameron of applying to be prime minister and then failing to turn up for the job interview before Thursday night’s BBC leaders’ debate …

Liquid engineering: Meet the man who builds houses with water

<b>(CNN) —</b> Would you build a house with water?<p>Hungarian architect Matyas Gutai believes that water is the perfect material for keeping a house at a comfortable temperature.<p>And while that doesn't mean that he can do away with traditional materials like bricks, cement, and plaster, his system promotes a …

6 Steps to Becoming a Lifestyle Entrepreneur

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The Internet has been used by academia since the 1980’s, but in the last fifteen years it has become what we know today. Today, 2.5 billion people log onto the Internet every day, and it's estimated that the number will double in the next …

Entrepreneurship

Why Saying This Four-Letter Word Can Transform Your Productivity

A neurochemical shift happens in your brain when you say “done” at the end of even the smallest tasks.<p>Perfectionists are often reminded that “done is better than perfect.” But it turns out there’s another reason we should all try to create more “done” moments in our workdays.<p>Saying the word <i>done</i> can …

Meet the designer behind Prince Harry's Chelsea Flower Show garden

Garden designer Matt Keightly received the royal honour of creating Sentebale's Chelsea garden<p>It’s like meeting the Duke of Wellington preparing for the Battle of Waterloo. Standing knee-deep among ranks of plants and shrubs, 30-year-old garden designer Matt Keightley is sketching out tactics for …

Prince Harry

You’re praying to the wrong God: What organized religion gets wrong about prayer

<b>Kevin Spacey as Francis Underwood in "House of Cards" (Netflix)</b><p>Here’s how science and spirituality might find common ground — and learn something about the universe<p>Nancy Ellen Abrams<p>April 5, 2015 12:00am (UTC)<p>Excerpted from “A God That Could Be Real: Spirituality, Science, and the Future of Our …

10 Success Habits That Will Dramatically Improve Your Business

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In order to achieve success, you need to adopt the habits that will drive you to the top. Successful people strongly believe in something and are driven to manifest it. Their path is so strong that it keeps them true to their ideas and …

Self-improvement