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Before-and-after pictures show how climate change is destroying the Earth

In late September, the British government pledged £5.8 billion ($8.8 billion) to tackle the problem in developing countries, and many other governments worldwide are also pouring money into solving the problem.<p>A steadily-warming planet affects the environment in different ways.<p>Rising global …

Climate Change

Pictures of the Week 9.17.15

Washington D.C.

The innovation game

WHICH is the world’s most innovative country? Answering this question is the aim of the annual Global Innovation Index and a related report, which …


5 Of The World's Best Places To Buy A Second Home In The Sun

Which overseas property markets should have your attention this shiny new year? The world is alive right now with markets in crisis and markets benefiting from the strong dollar (and the weak euro).<p>Specifically, here are five places where you could get a great deal on a second home in the sun, a …

Real Estate

The World In Transition

The way people think about the world will undergo a radical change in 2015, as assumptions that have held steady for years are overturned. In the economy and technology, especially, the year will bring a series of statistical landmarks.<p>The most remarkable shifts are geo-economic. America will …

Queen Elizabeth II

The nine most important economic charts of the week

Oil’s falling, the US is balling and the rest of the world’s economies seem to be crawling this week.<p>1. Oil Prices<p>Yes, they’re still falling. Both are down more than 40% for the year.<p>2. Oil Outlook<p>The International Energy Agency cut its 2015 oil consumption outlook again, as it’s done almost every …


The 25 Best Inventions of 2014

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10 Ideas That Are About To Revolutionize Medicine

No, we're not talking about robot surgeons, implantable memory-augmentation devices, or doctors wearing Google Glass. The game-changing innovations on this list are more than distant dreams or inventions no one really knows what to with yet. Most should be available as early as 2015.<p>Every year, the …