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The 10 Steamiest Shows You Probably Don’t Know About

There’s a lot of talk about how we’re in the age of peak TV, but no one ever mentions the steamy side of things. Sure, there’s more television than …

The Meditation Cure

A basic practice of Buddhism turns out to be one of the best ways to deal with the anxieties and appetites bequeathed to us by our evolutionary history<p>Much of Buddhism can be boiled down to a bad-news/good-news story. The bad news is that life is full of suffering and we humans are full of …

Meditation

Italy on a budget: live la dolce vita at affordable restaurants, hotels and spas

Italy is a nation that loves a bargain, so follow the locals’ example and explore great-value food options, low-cost hotels and cheap – or free – beaches and spas<p>Italians really know how to stretch their euros on holiday. They may have a reputation for living the <i>dolce vita</i>, but they really, <i>really</i> …

Italy

Be 'very afraid' about globalization's next phase

2016 has been a wake-up call in the U.S., U.K. and beyond on the pain felt by many people from global trade. But this could be just the beginning.<p>"What comes next in globalization? Be very afraid," says economist Richard Baldwin, who worked on trade negotiations for President George H.W. Bush and …

Economics

Silicon Valley heavyweights will be advising Donald Trump

Elon Musk, chairman and CEO of SpaceX and Tesla, and Travis Kalanick, CEO and co-founder of Uber, are officially joining Donald Trump's advisory …

Donald Trump

Here Is What Donald Trump Wants To Do In His First 100 Days

At the end of October, Donald Trump spoke in Gettysburg, Pa., and released a plan for his first 100 days in office.<p>The plan (below) outlines three main areas of focus: cleaning up Washington, including by imposing term limits on Congress; protecting American workers; and restoring rule of law. He …

Immigration

Investment banks to mattresses: Here are 13 companies complaining that the US presidential election is impacting business

Based on executive commentary during their firm's quarterly conference calls, a lot of CEOs and CFOs have a sharp eye on the contest between Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Hillary Clinton.<p>As we've noted before, companies typically find a seemingly non-economic event — Brexit, the weather, and …

Markets

Oil majors experiment with technology to weather crisis

Oil majors including Statoil, Shell and Chevron are experimenting with various technologies, from drones and drill design to data management, to drive down costs and weather a deep downturn.<p>Crude prices have more than halved since mid-2014, forcing companies to cut billions of dollars in costs. …

Try This 21-Day Better Breakfast Challenge

Eating a balanced plate first thing gives you an energy surge to kick off your day and helps keep your hunger in check. “What you eat for breakfast …

Breakfast

GE Is Looking for Partnerships With These Firms Along China's 'New Silk Road'

General Electric (GE) expects increased partnership with Chinese infrastructure firms along China’s ‘New Silk Road,’ which aims to link Asia with …

Silk Road

Global Oil Markets War, No Winner Yet In Sight

Oil market wars may seem like an unusual title for an energy article, but that’s exactly what’s been happening in global oil markets for more than two years.<p>On one side, you have OPEC, led by de facto leader Saudi Arabia. OPEC’s oil production has dropped as a share of total global oil output and …

Oil

Pressed Roast Turkey, Pesto, and Provolone Sandwiches | Recipes

Lay the bread slices on a clean work surface, and spread 1 1/2 teaspoons of the pesto over one side of each slice of bread. Divide the cheese evenly …

4 Ways Every Business Needs To Use Artificial Intelligence

The field of artificial intelligence got its start at a conference at Dartmouth in 1956. Optimism ran high and it was believed that machines would be able to do the work of humans within 20 years. Alas, it was not to be. By the 1970’s, funding dried up and the technology entered the period known as …

Artificial Intelligence

People who felt marginalised drove Brexit vote, study finds

Joseph Rowntree Foundation research shows EU referendum was deeply divided on economic, educational and social lines<p>People who felt that they had been pushed to the margins of society, on low incomes and living in low-skilled areas, were the driving force behind Brexit, according to research from …

United Kingdom

I Went on a Vacation to Mexico With a Man I'd Never Met

Exploring the new "travel dating" trend.<p>When I first told my friends I was spending the weekend in a Mexican mansion on a date with a stranger, they thought I was insane.<p>"Diana, this sounds a lot like prostitution," they said with raised eyebrows and concerned stares.<p>Indeed it did, and that's …

Relationships

Jobs Data to be a Big Deal for Record-High Stocks

Wall Street will fixate on a wave of U.S. economic data next week, crested by payrolls data on Friday that could sway expectations about the timing of future interest rate hikes and spark volatility in record-high stock prices.<p>Fresh data about employment and consumer confidence could help investors …

Exxon's Forecast Becomes A Legal Target

The effort by New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman to bring Exxon to account for failing to value its assets properly in its long-range projections given the risk to its business from climate change is a stunning display of ignorance, both of history and economics. He believes the company’s …

Fossil Fuels

Science Says You Aren't Lazy -- the Perception of Time Is Messing Everything up

A slower view of time could be contributing to higher rates of workplace stress among millennials.<p>Stress and the workplace appear to be inseparable bedfellows in the contemporary environment, with nearly 80% of workers saying they experience stress on the job and 50% admitting they need help …

The Workplace

Setting Your Mind in the Right Direction: 5 Mindsets of Successful People

We all know that becoming a successful person requires changes in our daily habits, cultivation of some superior skills and learning to behave …

Everyone is underestimating Walmart's ability to crush Amazon

On a dollar-for-dollar basis, it's easy to understand why: Walmart's online sales were $13.7 billion in 2015, compared to Amazon's $107 billion.<p>But if Walmart buys Jet.com, which it's reportedly considering, it could become Amazon's worst nightmare.<p>Here's why:<p><b>1. Walmart has a massive customer …

eCommerce

21 Genius Travel Hacks We Learned from Instagram

Whether you’re prepping for a weekend getaway, a destination wedding or a legit beach vacay, Instagram is often the first place you head to get inspo on where to eat, what to see and, most importantly, how to travel with a little less stress. Wait, what? Yup. Your fave social network is here to …

DIY

World's Top 20 Countries Tighten Scrutiny Of Shaky Chinese Economy

China’s quickly expanding economy helped inspire the Group of Twenty nations to start holding leadership summits in 2008. Heads of state from the world’s most economically influential countries along with European Union officials met then to brainstorm ideas as markets, jobs and companies worldwide …

China

Deal Alert: San Francisco to Southeast Asia from $373 RT

<i>Airfare deals are typically</i> <i>only</i> <i>available on limited dates. We recommend that you use Google Flights to find dates to fly, then book through an online</i> …

5 Important Traits that Persuasive People Possess - Small Business Trends

Don’t you wish you could get everyone to do what you want?<p>I know you have. We all have.<p>No matter who you are, your life would be much easier if …

Self-improvement

8 Cancer-Causing Foods You Should NEVER Eat! - David Avocado Wolfe

Shares 119<p>We all know of one or two people who, despite doing all the right things and being incredibly healthy, still wound up with …

Schlumberger: In A League Of Its Own

Unlike most of its peers, Schlumberger remains a strong cash flow generator even at the trough of the cycle.<p>The company believes that the cycle has …

10 Ways you can model the success of millionaire entrepreneurs

Share9<p>Tweet<p>Share33<p>+12<p>Shares 44<p>It’s no secret that millionaires have different habits, qualities, and ways of thinking than the average person. Those …

Social Selling In the New World of B2B

In the new world of social media, it seems that every business is encouraged to Tweet, Pin, post, blog, use Periscope, create content for Vine and …

Selling

Five bedtime drinks to help you sleep better

We’ve all been there – tossing and turning all night, unable to switch off no matter how tired we are. Then anxiety hits as you worry about how on …

Sleep