Jeremy Khaw

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Why veteran-owned businesses will outpace their counterparts in 2018

A new Chase Business Leaders Outlook study reveals that veteran-owned businesses will report stronger profits in the next 12 months than their non-veteran counterparts. This points to larger findings that veterans’ hard-won experience can be tapped to launch and run successful businesses and it’s …

Small Business

7 Ways to Get People To Like You From an FBI Behavior Expert

Meeting new people can be awkward. What should you say? How can you make a good impression? How do you keep a conversation going?<p>Research shows …

Self-help

Everything You Thought You Knew About Running Shoes Is Wrong

Anyone who has shopped for running shoes in today’s world knows the almost paralyzing number of choices available — once you’ve sorted through brands and colors, there are countless different technological specs, sole materials (foam, gel, even air), and arch support types. But what if all of these …

How Americans preserved British English

Americans today pronounce some words more like Shakespeare than Brits do… but it’s in 18th-Century England where they’d really feel at home.<p>It makes for a great story: when settlers moved from England to the Americas from the 17th Century, their speech patterns stuck in place. That was particularly …

Language

Russian submarines are prowling around vital undersea cables. It’s making NATO nervous.

BRUSSELS — Russian submarines have dramatically stepped up ­activity around undersea data ­cables in the North Atlantic, part of a more aggressive naval posture that has driven NATO to revive a Cold War-era command, according to senior military officials.<p>The apparent Russian focus on the cables, …

Russia

I Used Sun Tzu's 'The Art of War' to Lower My Internet Bill

"All warfare is based on deception."<p>At around $65 per month, my internet bill is too high. I've tried to get it reduced in the past, but Xfinity's army of customer service agents have outwitted and outmaneuvered me time and again. Admittedly, my tactics have been unsophisticated. My resolve, weak. …

So Your Kitchen Sponge Is A Bacteria Hotbed. Here's What To Do

Back in August, a study came out about bacteria in kitchen sponges that sent home chefs into a frenzy.<p>But when we looked carefully at the study, we realized much of the news coverage about it was incorrect.<p>The study, published in <i>Scientific Reports</i>, undertook a thorough investigation into how many …

Cleaning

Freaky Spiders Engage in Threesomes to Avoid Being Cannibalized

On a fall night a couple years ago, arachnologist Matthew Persons canvassed his yard in central Pennsylvania, on the prowl for wolf spiders. Peering …

Making Steam: The Life And Times Of A U.S. Navy Chief Engineer

LCDR David Taylor gives us an unprecedented insight into what it took to keep America's Navy steaming full speed ahead, and what it would take to …

China's Military Could Leave U.S. Navy Dead in the Water With New Sea Drones

China is looking to guard its territorial claims in the Asia-Pacific from what it considers U.S. aggression, and Beijing's latest maritime tool could …

Scientists Think They’ve Discovered The Issue That Causes Childhood-Onset Schizophrenia

Scientists believe they have found the driving issue behind childhood-onset schizophrenia. The brain’s glial cells ensure communication between …

10 maps that explain Russia's strategy

In fact, they are the first place to start thinking about a country's strategy, which can reveal factors that are otherwise not obvious.<p>The 10 maps below show Russia's difficult position since the Soviet Union collapsed and explain Putin's long-term intentions in Europe.<p><i>This article was originally</i> …

Mach 3 Ammo Will Make Navy Guns Much More Lethal

Five-inch guns on cruisers, destroyers will destroy everything from ballistic missiles to enemy ships.<p><b>• The Navy built super-fast ammo to use in futuristic railguns.</b><p><b>• But the railguns aren't on ships yet, so the Navy is adapting the ammo for traditional guns.</b><p><b>• It could make destroyers much more</b> …

The man hired to have sex with children

<b>In some remote southern regions of Malawi, it's traditional for girls to be made to have sex with a paid sex worker known as a "hyena" once they reach puberty. The act is not seen by village elders as rape, but as a form of ritual "cleansing". However, as Ed Butler reports, it has the potential to</b> …

Pocket money: Boys get 13% more than girls, survey finds

<b>Boys received 13% more weekly pocket money than girls in the past year, a survey suggests.</b><p>Halifax's annual pocket money survey, which involved more than 1,200 children and 575 parents, found on average children got £6.55 - the highest level since the credit crisis began in 2007.<p>But while parents …

Harvard Scientist Engineers Bacterium That Inhales CO2, Produces Energy -- A 'Bionic Leaf'

The chemist who gave us the artificial leaf has genetically engineered bacteria to absorb hydrogen and carbon dioxide and convert them into alcohol fuel.<p>When Harvard Professor of Energy Daniel G. Nocera announced he was working with bacteria last year, other scientists cautioned it would be …

University of Chicago

Oberlin activist students want conversations instead of exams, no below-'C' grades

Also, the college should pay them when they protest stuff<p>Life is hard for Oberlin College's activist undergraduates. Protesting against the injustices of society takes so much work and energy that they have little time for less important chores — like studying and taking tests.<p>And the elite Ohio …

College & University

The Protection of Lawful Commerce in Arms Act: Facts and policy

Hillary Clinton has castigated Bernie Sanders for voting for a federal statute that she says provides “absolute immunity” to firearms manufacturers. According to Westlaw’s news database, she made the claim on May 15 (reported in the Guardian on May 16); shortly before the April 5 Wisconsin primary …

This Infamous Ex-CFO Compared Apple to Enron

Enron has been pretty much synonymous with fraudulent accounting, scandal, and plain bad business since it went bankrupt in 2001. Apple (aapl), …

More educated Asians are coming to America

In 37 states, a country other than Mexico is now the most common country of origin for newly arrived immigrants, according to a <i>Stateline</i> analysis of census data.<p>The numbers reflect a steep decline in Mexican immigration since 2005 and point to a swift and dramatic shift toward Asia — especially …

There Were Different 'Straight Outta Compton' Trailers for Different Races

In promoting the movie <i>Straight Outta Compton</i>, the biopic released last year telling the story of seminal gangsta rap group NWA, Universal pictures …

7-Eleven customer shoots, kills hatchet-wielding attacker

<b>(CNN) —</b> A customer drinking coffee at a Seattle 7-Eleven Sunday morning drew a pistol and shot dead a hatchet-wielding man who went after him and the store clerk, authorities said.<p>Investigators haven't yet identified the suspect, who's believed to be in his 40s and was wearing a mask when he …

The SEC's Blind Eye On Corruption

It appears the SEC’s right hand does not know what its left is doing.<p>In its implementation of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, the U.S. corporate watchdog recently proposed a new rule to explicitly allow resource extractive businesses to <i>exclude</i> public disclosure of …

These jobs get you the most right swipes on Tinder

In November, Tinder introduced the ability to include job and education information on Tinder profiles pulled from Facebook.<p>Now, the company's …

Top 10

Tennessee Powerball winners: No big changes to lives

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The small-town Tennessee couple that bought one of three magic tickets splitting the world-record $1.6 billion Powerball …

New Research Shows How the Liver Fights off Sugar Cravings

It’s been known for decades that the liver helps to regulate sugar intake. But researchers have recently discovered the organ’s secret weapon in the …

Late WWII US veteran is 1st soldier honored for saving Jews

But Master Sgt. Roddie Edmonds would have none of that. As the highest-ranking noncommissioned officer held in the German POW camp, he ordered more than 1,000 Americans captives to step forward with him and brazenly pronounced: "We are all Jews here."<p>He would not waver, even with a pistol to his …

This Michigan Restaurant Offers Lonely Diners a Free Meal on Thanksgiving

In the tiny Detroit suburb of Northville, George Dimopoulos is known for his unlikely Thanksgiving tradition.<p>Every year for the last decade, he has invited people who are homeless or alone on Thanksgiving Day to his restaurant, George's Senate Coney Island for a meal — free of charge.<p>Outside …