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Princess Diana: Her life and legacy

Princess Diana remains a beloved figure 20 years after her untimely death. See more photos of the British icon and the legacy she left behind.

Being Active on All Social Media Platforms Won't Grow Your Business Faster. Instead, Pick 1

Driving yourself crazy trying to keep up each and every social media platform? Just stop it!<p>Recently a new branding client called me in a panic saying, "We have to get on Snapchat. It's the hottest thing. We can't miss the boat." I gently pointed out to the client that their core customer was women …

Impeachment Fast Facts

<b>(CNN) —</b> Here's a look at the process of impeachment, a misconduct charge that leads to a trial to determine whether a public official is guilty of abuse of power or other offenses. A conviction leads to removal from office.<p><b>Process in the United States:</b><br>The impeachment clause in Article II of the US …

Uber Drivers Are Employees Not Contractors, British Court Rules

Will the decision affect Uber's employment lawsuits here in America?<p>An employment court in London has ruled that Uber must treat its drives in the United Kingdom as employees, not contractors.<p>Uber has been fighting legal battles in several geographic locations over its business model that treats …

Spurned Kit Kat Lover Demands Lifetime Supply of Candy Bars From Nestle

The iconic Kit Kat bar is a simple creation of four crispy wafers enrobed in chocolate — so if one of those essential elements were to go missing, the resulting candy would be awfully disappointing. And, according to one UK woman, even emotionally distressing.<p>According to the <i>Daily Mail</i>, 20-year-old …

12 unusual, strange and downright bizarre hotels | CNN Travel

(CNN) — When it comes to travel, most of us usually look for hotels that are conveniently located, affordable and comfortable. But sometimes, we want something out of the ordinary.<p>Need inspiration? These 12 eccentric hotels highlighted by TripAdvisor provide an unforgettable sleep:<p>1. Inntel Hotel …

The 50 richest people on earth

The wealthiest 50 people in the world control a staggering portion of the world economy: $1.46 trillion — more than the annual GDP of Australia, Spain, or Mexico.<p>That's according to new data provided to Business Insider by Wealth-X, which conducts research on the super-wealthy. Wealth-X maintains a …

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3 Powerful Tips to Help You Read 100 Books This Year

No excuses! Even the busiest entrepreneur can manage to read like Bill Gates or Warren Buffett.<p>What's the secret to thinking like a CEO? According to Jessica Mah, co-founder of InDinero, it's simple -- just read 100 books a year. She's not the only one insisting that, if you want to be super …

10 Financial Choices You'll Regret in 10 Years

Avoid these bad moves.<p>Life is full of financial decisions, some simple, some complex, but all with the potential to make a real impact on your life. …

The best music to listen to while reading – or is it sacrilege?

Tune into our crowdsourced playlist of great background music for your reading – or don’t, as some of you hate the idea of mixing both arts. Where do you stand?<p><b>Tune in again next week, where we’ll couple books with specific songs</b><p>When we asked what music you listen to while you read, your …

How to exercise smarter

If you’re serious about your exercise plan, you need to smarten up.<p>Before you head to the gym, here are seven fascinating insights from science to help motivate you and get more from your exercise, plucked from the BBC Future archive:<p><b>1. Why exercise boosts IQ</b><p>Consider this: children who walk to …

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What If You Bought All 292 Million of the Possible Powerball Combinations?

A very weird thought experiment<p>At the time of this writing, the Powerball jackpot is up to $1.5 billion. The cash grand prize is estimated at $930 million.<p>In a Powerball draw, five white balls are drawn from a drum with 69 balls and one red ball is drawn from a drum with 26 balls. If you match all …

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7 Tips to Improve Your Memory

Learning ability is probably the most important skill you can have.<p>Take it from Peter Brown, Henry Roediger, and Mark McDaniel, authors of <i>Make It</i> …

7 Ways to Go From a Boss to a Leader

Many people view the terms “boss” and “leader” as interchangeable — but they are vastly different. To determine which one you are, I encourage you to …

The world's most colorful cities have no need for an Instagram filter

Most cities are colorful: They have different districts, interesting people, and unique stories. But let's drop the metaphor and focus on real …

How Billionaires Hit It Big: The Path To One Billion Dollars

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F1 Revenue Accelerates Past FIFA's To $16.2 Billion

Revenue at Formula One has raced to a total of $16.2 billion over the past 15 years outstripping its closest rival the FIFA World Cup of soccer according to new research.<p>The window of comparison between the two is significant as it it covers the period from the appointment of FIFA’s embattled …

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Supreme Court Rules For Woman Denied Abercrombie & Fitch Job Over Headscarf

<b>Updated at 1:30 p.m. ET</b><p>The Supreme Court has ruled 8-1 in favor of a young Muslim woman who was denied a job at Abercrombie & Fitch because she wore a headscarf.<p>Samantha Elauf had applied for the sales job in Tulsa, Okla., in 2008 and was recommended for hire by an interviewer. But Abercrombie has …

10 of the Best European Train Trips

Our ten favorite European trains don’t necessarily offer the fastest journeys—just the most memorable. All aboard!<p>Much of European train travel is about efficiency and comfort—punctually leaving and arriving and having a cozy seat or sleeper compartment in which to devour the latest issue of the</i> …

Hungarian PM Orban wants to bring back death penalty

Hungary wants to reintroduce the death penalty. It may seem a surprising move for an EU member state but that’s exactly what Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban wants to do even though capital punishment is not permitted under EU rules.<p>Many politicians say any member state that wants capital …

13 ways to stop drinking soda for good

You know soda's not exactly good for you—but at the same time, it can be hard to resist. Its sweet taste, pleasant fizz, and energizing jolt often seems like just what you need to wash down your dinner, get you through an afternoon slump, or quench your thirst at the movies.<p>But the more soda you …

Demand for Apple Watch could use up third of world’s gold

We’re still waiting for the final pricing details on the Apple Watch, but if recent reports that Apple plans to sell one million gold Edition units a month are true, Apple Watch could wreak havoc on gold prices and do who knows what to the global economy.<p>Josh Center at TidBits has done some math on …

This Harvard grad couldn't find a job on Wall Street so he launched his own startup — it's now worth $600 million

That wasn't the case for Daniel Saks, the 29-year-old cofounder and co-CEO of AppDirect, a cloud marketplace and management platform.<p>When Saks got his master's degree from the Harvard Extension School in 2009, he tried to get a job at a bank like Goldman Sachs or Morgan Stanley, but he never …

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