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6 Timeless Quotes on Creativity From Pablo Picasso

Despite his rocky beginning, Picasso, whose birthday is Oct. 25, became one of the most influential artists of the early 20th century, and has a lasting legacy that pushes our creative boundaries today.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>This column originally published on</i> …

Pablo Picasso

Economic signs good but Romanians want an end to corruption

Romania’s economy has been undergoing something of a boom – although corruption is said to do significant damage, and there have been warnings that political uncertainty is now posing a new threat, following the largest protests since the end of communism.<p>Strong private consumption, fuelled by more …

World's Pledges To Reduce Carbon Emissions Aren't Enough To Tackle Climate Change, UN Warns

"It's not too late," one scientist says, "but it's getting late fast."<p>Countries around the world are pledging to cut their carbon emissions ahead of next month's climate meeting in Paris, part of a desperate team effort to stave off catastrophic climate change. But even if these promises are kept, …

NY attorney general wields powerful weapon in Exxon climate case

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A near century-old statute that gives New York state prosecutors unusually broad authority to prosecute securities fraud could prove a powerful weapon as Attorney General Eric Schneiderman probes Exxon Mobil Corp (XOM.N) over whether the oil firm mislead the public and …

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Russia slams Charlie Hebdo cartoons mocking plane crash as 'sacrilege'

French satirical cartoons depicting the Sinai plane crash have drawn fierce criticism from Russians. One official even went so far as to call them …

Germany's Schaeuble says optimistic about EU reform deal with Britain

BERLIN (Reuters) - German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble said on Friday he believed European powers could reach a deal with Britain on its demands for reforms to the European Union, with terms that would still allow for deeper integration of euro zone members.<p>An employee at the European …

Angela Merkel

Cameron vows to make fast broadband available to every home in UK

Government plans ‘universal service obligation’ to ensure people living in remote areas guaranteed at least 10Mbps<p>Everyone in the UK will have a right to get access to fast broadband under plans announced by David Cameron on Saturday.<p>Around 95% of homes are due to have access to superfast broadband …

Four scientific tips for bigger arms

Contrary to gym folklore, big arms are not the result of thousands of dumbbell curls. Nor does salvation lie in the lessons of 'bro science' tips …

Chaos in the Alps as massive snowfall traps 15,000 cars

Heavy snowfall in the French Alps has trapped 15,000 cars, left more than 2,000 people - mainly British - stranded at Chambery airport, and shut roads throughout Savoie<p>Skiers trying to make their way to and from French Alps resorts were plunged into chaos on Saturday night as 15,000 cars were …

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The 5 Stages of Becoming a Successful Thought Leader

The idea of becoming a thought leader is a nebulous and confusing concept to grasp. Every leader’s approach is different, and there’s no secret formula to success.<p>Becoming a thought leader doesn’t happen overnight. It takes time — not to mention a willingness to share the “secrets” of your success …

North Korea blames US for internet outage, calls Obama a reckless 'monkey'

North Korea believes it is being punished for a crime it did not commit. KCNA, the North's state-run media outlet, has published an official statement from an unidentified spokesperson that accuses the US of shutting down the country's internet access earlier this week.<p>"The United States, with its …

Ceremony In Afghanistan Officially Ends America's Longest War

U.S. troops and their NATO allies in Afghanistan have formally ended what became America's longest war, furling their flag 13 years after a 2001 invasion to topple the country's Taliban regime in the wake of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks.<p>In a symbolic ceremony meant to mark the transition in the …

Search for missing AirAsia jet suspended

Indonesia has suspended the search for a missing AirAsia plane that disappeared in bad weather en route from Indonesia to Singapore, in the third crisis for a Malaysian carrier this year.<p>Notes From The Field: Al Jazeera's Veronica Pedrosa in Thailand<p>The only public indication of the grim wait for …

Spectre: the new James Bond film

Daniel Craig and Sam Mendes are returning for the latest Bond film, which will be called Spectre.<p>The title came as part of a live announcement made …

Russia Is In Crisis And Putin Is Fighting To Survive It

But despite differences between the economic and security elite, it seems unlikely that financial instability, at its current level, will be enough to produce a political revolution in Russia similar to the one that undid the Yanukovych government in Ukraine in February 2014. However, the desire to …

North Korea Internet Outage Accusations Not Worth Response, Official Says

The White House on Saturday refused to deny North Korea's accusations that the United States shut down the country’s Internet in retaliation for its alleged hacking attack over the movie “The Interview,” with an administration official saying the claim wasn’t worthy of an answer.<p>"That’s exactly …

Missing plane likely at 'the bottom of the sea,' Indonesian rescue official says

Indonesia's top rescue official says authorities believe the missing AirAsia jet is likely at the bottom of the sea, based on radar data from the plane's last contact.<p>"(Because) the coordinate that was given to us and the evolution from the calculation point of the flight track is at sea, our early …

Snow, ice sweep Europe, stranding drivers

LONDON (AP) — Snow and icy weather swept through parts of Europe on Saturday, stranding drivers overnight and leaving thousands of homes without …

Arsène Wenger seeking consistency as Arsenal move towards top four

There was something notable about the way Arsène Wenger highlighted consistency as being the quality Arsenal require more than any other if they are to climb into the Premier League’s top four. There was authority and certainty in his voice, a tangible sense that he has been here and seen it all …

The NYPD Says Farewell to Officer Ramos

12.27.14 12:00 PM ET<p>John Minchillo/AP Photo

Pope Francis’s edict on climate change will anger deniers and US churches

He has been called the “superman pope”, and it would be hard to deny that Pope Francis has had a good December. Cited by President Barack Obama as a key player in the thawing relations between the US and Cuba, the Argentinian pontiff followed that by lecturing his cardinals on the need to clean up …

Raising The Roof: Tesla Opens The Era Of The Upgradeable Car

Fulfilling a promise CEO Elon Musk made back in June, Tesla unwrapped an after-Christmas present for owners of its original Roadster sports car yesterday. A series of three upgrades — to the battery pack, the tires and the aerodynamics — that the company calls “Roadster 3.0” will increase the …

The Secret Dead Of Russia's Undeclared War

His mother knows. She knows that Mr Tumanov, a 20 year-old junior sergeant in the Russian army, was killed in eastern Ukraine, torn apart in a rocket attack on August 13.<p>Yelena Tumanova, 41, learned these bare facts about her son's death from one of his comrades, who saw him get hit and scooped up …

The Most Amazing Science And Technology Images Of The Year

We've rounded up 2014's most mind-blowing images for your viewing pleasure<p>Each week at <i>Popular Science</i>, the staff scours the web for the most amazing images from the realms of science and technology. We liked this year's weekly gallery images so much that we compiled our favorite visualizations, …

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