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Money Can Buy You a Bigger Brain

A new study finds that children raised in poverty have less developed brains, implying that the advantages gleaned from wealth run deeper than “fancy …

How To Craft A Social Selling Routine In 30 Minutes (Infographic)

Social selling is crucial for impelling purchasing decisions – so where do you begin to create a social selling routine? And why do you need one to …

Every Leader Must Delegate Well: 4 Tips to Become Effective

I've observed time and time again that so many new (and some not so new) managers struggle with delegating. They've never been taught that it means more than giving your subordinates "stuff off your to do list."<p>I hope you'll read and take action on the tips here, because if you're in management and …

A 17-Year-Old Invented This Smart Device That Makes Clean Water And Power At The Same Time

The H2Pro turns dirty water and sunlight to clean water and power. What were you doing when you were 17?<p>Around the world, many of the 783 million people who don’t have clean drinking water also don’t have access to electricity. A new design from an Australian high school student aims to solve both …

10 Ways To Teach Your Customers To Buy From You

When it comes successful social selling and meeting your sales quota, being more like a car mechanic, instead of a car salesman, might be the key to …

3 Surprising Benefits Of Retargeting

As retargeting becomes more widely used and better understood, its reputation is improving. Marketers are learning to avoid creeping people out …

10 European Destinations For 2013 (PHOTOS)

If you're the kind of traveler that is constantly looking for the next big thing, that searches for undiscovered territory and wants to explore Europe, Lonely Planet has you covered.<p>Their editors, worldly authors, and local experts have united to create a master list of 10 European destinations to …

10 Must-See Places During a Trip to China

In recent years, China has made an incredible leap onto the international tourism stage and is currently one of 2013's most popular destinations. While most attention is being directed at China's rapid modernization as symbolized by the glittering metropolis of Shanghai, China is still an ancient …

One Week in Prague and Budapest

Before summer slinked its sunshine and idleness into oblivion, we decided spontaneously, mid-month in August, to do a one week trip to Budapest and Prague. Why these two cities in Europe? Well we had only a week available, and I wanted to see Eastern Europe since I had read so much about its being …

Where To Go Next in Europe

<i>By: Jordan Simon</i><p>Everyone knows the great capitals of Europe - London, Rome, Paris, Berlin: steeped in history and culture, rich in architecture, cuisine, and so much more. Unfortunately, the experience usually comes at a cost, whether in inflated prices or jostling crowds of fellow tourists. Yet …

10 Places to Go While They Are Still Cheap: 2014 Edition

Do your travel ambitions eclipse your bank account? We've got just the fix: destinations around the world that offer plenty of cheap ways to stay, play, and eat. Whether you're on the prowl for a perfect beach or a city bursting with culture, these cities and countries deliver big but cost little. …

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The world's best secret islands

Looking for a romantic spot that's (almost) all yours? Here’s a list from our brand new <i>Best in Travel 2011</i> guide to reignite your love affair with desert islands, with picks from across the globe.<p>1. Torres Strait Islands, Australia<p><i>Image by Killer White Fluff</i><p>As far as you can go in Oz without …

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How to travel in Europe

Fifty sovereign states. 10,180,000 sq km. 738,200,000 people. The word ‘Europe’ does little to convey the diversity found within, which can make it a bewildering place to travel. So here’s a handy guide to your transport options:<p>Car<p><b>Budget:</b> medium-high (London-Prague petrol from EUR360 return, plus …

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25 Places To Party Before You Die

"Our website is not about exploiting destinations," David S. Miller, a senior editor at Matador Network, told Business Insider. "Matador and our brand has always been about traveling in a respectful way and trying to connect with local people."<p>Which is why when they decided to take on the project, …

Revealed: Proof That B2B Email Marketing Actually Works

If you need more evidence that email marketing works in the B2B industry, this infographic by Position² will surely have you convinced. Position² …

Miners spend $17 million a day for a shot at $4.4 million of bitcoin

The price of a single bitcoin, now sitting at $899, is derived from many mysterious sources: supply and demand, potential future business value, animal spirits. One factor is less widely understood: The price of bitcoin depends on the price of electricity.<p>Bitcoin are produced by “mining,” having …

Bitcoin

China shouldn’t care that 94% of US consumers can’t name a single Chinese brand

Chinese companies are some of the world’s largest—China Mobile is the world’s biggest mobile phone operator by subscribers and Industrial Commercial Bank of China is the second-largest bank in terms of market value. Nonetheless, only 6% of US consumers and about 14% of British ones can name a …

China

The Tricky Business Of Taxing Bitcoin

Buttressed by an Internet craze, the price of bitcoin has skyrocketed this past year from $17 to over $1,200. Pundits expect significant price volatility in 2014 as well.<p>While the Federal Reserve gave tacit approval, stating “virtual currencies like bitcoin have legitimate uses and should not be …

Gold Is Falling Out Of Bed Again

Sad gold. Another ugly day. It's getting closer to falling below that $1200 level, and dropping below its worst levels of the year.

Bitcoin banned from Chinese banks amid fears of laundering

Regulators say individuals are still free to use the virtual currency at their own risk<p>Chinese regulators have banned financial institutions from using Bitcoin, warning that the virtual currency could be used for illegal activities and speculation. China's central bank, the People's Bank of China, …

7 Powerful Facebook Statistics You Should Know About

Sure, knowing when to post on Facebook is important, but it’s not the be-all and end-all of running a Facebook page with maximum impact and engagement.<p>One of the things we focus on most at Buffer is the best time to post to Twitter and Facebook. This is because we want to help you get more …

Egypt Sentences Women and Girls to Prison for Public Protesting

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Egyptian authorities arrested two pro-democracy activists who played a significant role in the 2011 …

A minimum wage in Germany will be a big deal for Europe—and for economics professors

After an all-night bargaining session, early this morning Germany’s two largest political parties announced a provisional deal to form a coalition government. This comes two months after Angela Merkel’s Christian Democrats recorded a resounding victory in the federal election, but fell just short …

Economics

Riomaggiore, Italy Is The Most Beautiful Place In The World Right Now

You've heard of the Cinque Terre, those five Italian fishing villages that tourists often hike through one at a time. The one that starts the chain is called Riomaggiore, and if it were up to us, we might stop there and never continue to the rest.<p>There are many reasons to love Riomaggiore. Firstly, …

China’s soon-to-be tallest skyscraper developer is building affordable housing in New York

China has some of the least affordable housing in the world—it’s now home to seven out of 10 of the world’s most expensive housing markets. As a result, thousands of poor urbanites, many of them migrant workers, squeeze into slum-like villages or group apartments. According to the last census, 17% …

Housing

Facebook Is Making It Impossible To Hide In Search

It might be hard to believe now, in the age where every social connection and Facebook comment can be surfaced instantly, but it's true: Once upon a time, Facebook members could be invisible when people searched for their name. Users could have normal profiles, and friends could tag them in photos, …