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15 Grilled Burger Recipes for Memorial Day

Walk into any Memorial Day cookout and you're likely to find burgers on the grill—few foods are as synonymous with grilling. At its heart, a great burger is an exercise in simplicity. All you really need is beef, salt, pepper, and fire. Once you've got the base down it's time to start experimenting …

More than 50 health, religious and labor groups urge Congress to reject TPP trade deal

By Catherine Ho<p>, Reporter<p>More than 50 public health, religious and labor groups — including Doctors Without Borders, the Catholic lobby group Network and the Communications Workers of America — are urging Congress to reject the Trans-Pacific Partnership, the 12-nation free trade agreement between …

15 maps that will change the way you see the world

Telegraph Travel has mapped the world in many ways – here are some of the most eye-opening.<p>1. Life expectancy<p>This map shows the world according to life expectancy. The results are depressingly unsurprising. Africa is the only continent that contains nations where the average life expectancy is …

An early look at Elon Musk's Gigafactory, a building that could change the world

1/<p>Here's Tesla's first Gigafactory, just outside Sparks, Nevada.<p>YouTube/Above Reno<p>2/<p>Tesla spent an estimated $4.5 million to build the first phase of …

Tesla

14 books to read on your commute that will make you smarter about business

One way of combining the necessity of getting to our workplace with success is to spend the time reading or listening to books.<p>Here are my suggestions for great business books to read or listen to during your commute.<p><b>1.</b><b>"The</b> <b>E-Myth"</b> by Michael Greber. This is an excellent book about the myths …

Commuting

Why your ethical boss is sometimes a jerk

Being ethical is not always easy and can be mentally exhausting. A new study finds that the fatigue can lead to “moral licensing” in managers, …

Watch 1,400 US workers learn their jobs are moving to Mexico

Carrier, an Indianapolis-based heating, ventilation and air conditioning company owned by United Technologies, announced in a statement on Wednesday that the plant would undergo a three-year transition to Mexico starting in 2017.<p>A man identified as company president Chris Nelson was recorded on …

Car and Driver's Auto Executives of the Year

The industry's top leaders in 2015.<p>It can be oversimplifying things to blame an automaker’s top executives when a company flounders—or to lavish praise on them when the good times roll. The five executives recognized here, however, all stood out on individual merit for their leadership and poise in …

10 Best New Year's Day Egg Dishes

Start your New Year with delicious eggs.<p>It’s New Year’s Day and you need breakfast, or brunch, or whatever meal is appropriate when you finally wake …

"Star Wars" Characters Reimagined with Adorably Matching Cats

Disney animators Griz and Norm Lemay used their latest series of illustrations to combine two of their favorite things: <i>Star Wars</i> and cats. While this may seem like a highly unusual combination, the artists masterfully managed to pick out the perfect feline companion for each of their <i>Star Wars</i> …

This promising Tesla rival imagines a future where you never have to own a car again

"Initially, more vehicles will be sold, that is the current practice at the moment. More cars are sold than are going into these other forms of use," Nick Sampson, Faraday's head of research and development and a former Tesla exec, told Tech Insider.<p>"But over time, we believe the industry will …

The 10 Most Beautiful Snow Castles In the World

With stunning scenery and majestic fortresses, these are the cold-weather climes we actually wouldn't mind visiting.

10 TED Talks That Will Help You Be a Better Parent

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The Most Astonishing Photos That Won Awards In 2015

It's been another year of awe-inspiring and goosebump-inducing photography. Take a look at the best of the best.<p><i>National Geographic Traveler</i> Photo Contest 2015<p>The travel arm of the National Geographic Society received more than 17,000 entries, with one image making it to the top spot: a spectacular …

Logo Design: The Work of Bodea Daniel

We keep going through our weekly journey checking out great logos! We're thinking ahead and we want to find new topics, good ones, to share with you …

PwC: Bigger GDP gains for Malaysia after TPPA

Malaysia stands to gain over $200 billion by 2027, non-participation will yield up to $16 billion loss.<p>KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia’s participation in the …

Anxiety pervades Quebec's dairy farms as TPP talks heat up

Two dozen Brown Swiss cows chomp contentedly at the clover in this pasture 30 minutes southeast of Montreal. The sun warms their chocolate-coloured hides.<p>"It's a nice, calm cow to deal with," says Marie-Pier Gosselin, whose father owns Au grè des champs, a popular milk farm and cheese maker here. …

Mexico economy minister says 'lot of progress' on autos in TPP talks

ATLANTA, Oct 1 (Reuters) - Mexican Economy Minister Ildefonso Guajardo said on Thursday that negotiators meeting on a Pacific Rim free trade deal were very close to an agreement on autos and auto parts but that a final accord would depend on other elements of the trade deal being discussed in …

Economy

Canada auto parts makers back TPP, urge further government support

MONTREAL, OTTAWA (Reuters) - Canada’s Liberal government should commit to a 12-nation Pacific Rim free-trade deal inked by the country’s former leaders, but it also must invest further in local auto assembly, a group representing auto-parts manufacturers said Tuesday.<p>Production Associates inspect …

Automotive Industry

Vancouver city council considering officially opposing TPP deal

Vancouver city councillors, concerned about whether the massive Trans-Pacific Partnership trade pact will put the city at risk from lawsuits by global corporations, say they'll decide next month whether to become the first Canadian city to officially oppose the deal.<p>Councillors asked city staff on …

The TPP In 2 Minutes & Why It’s The Worst Trade Deal You’ve Never Heard Of

From faculty of the NewEarth University School of Consciousness & Spirituality (Part 2 of 2) heart as the...<p>Written by Alanna Ketler Turmeric has …

No mention of climate change in the TPP: Sierra Club report shows “dirty deal” means environmental disaster

<b>(Reuters/Salon)</b><p>The Trans-Pacific Partnership will “fuel the climate crisis” warns the environmental organization in a new report<p>Ben Norton<p>December 2, 2015 7:06pm (UTC)<p>The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) is more than 6,000 pages long, but does not mention the words "climate change" once.<p>This is one …

Fossil Fuels

TPP Deal Finally Revealed

Details of the long-secret Trans-Pacific Partnership are public at last: it will undermine the safety of our food supply, make medicine more …

Intellectual Property

How the TPP could impact regulation of everything from cars to medical devices

The Trans-Pacific Partnership, a mammoth deal the Obama administration finished negotiating last month, doesn't just deal with trade in physical goods. It also establishes a number of new rules governing how countries from Canada to Vietnam regulate the digital economy.<p>Like most parts of the TPP, …

At Paris climate summit, environmentalists lobby against Trans-Pacific trade deal

By Catherine Ho<p>, Reporter<p>Environmental activists are traveling to Paris this week, using the global climate conference as a platform to oppose the Trans-Pacific Partnership, the trade deal they say undermines the summit’s goals.<p><i>[Sign up for The Daily 202, The Washington Post’s new political</i> …

After Paris, We Need More Fellowship, Not More Leadership

I was waiting to be let in for our first university exam when the machine gun went off outside. My classmates and I rushed to the windows and saw the killers escaping while pedestrians hovered around the victims’ car.<p>When the police arrived, we were already sitting our test in silence. All I …

How to Make Sure You’re Heard in a Difficult Conversation

<i>HBR STAFF</i><p>A difficult conversation has to be a two-way street. You’re unlikely to come to a resolution if you don’t hear the other person out. But equally important when addressing a conflict is getting your message across. So after you’ve thoroughly listened to your counterpart, increase the …

3 Timeless Rules for Making Tough Decisions

<i>Jennifer Maravillas FOR HBR</i><p>I perused the restaurant menu for several minutes, struggling with indecision, each item tempting me in a different way.<p><i>Maybe I should order them all . . .</i><p>Is this a silly decision not deserving deliberation? Maybe. But I bet you’ve been there. If not about food, then …

How to Give Tough Feedback That Helps People Grow

Over the years, I’ve asked hundreds of executive students what skills they believe are essential for leaders. “The ability to give tough feedback” comes up frequently. But what exactly is “tough feedback”? The phrase connotes bad news, like when you have to tell a team member that they’ve screwed …