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The best quotes from 2015 celebrity commencement speeches

Graduating college is an exciting achievement, but the four-hour ceremonies can be a bit of a buzzkill—that is, unless a famous person is on hand to …

Create a Website That Self-Destructs When Google Indexes It

You know we’re dealing with something unusual when we write about a site that we can’t actually link to anymore. Unindexed was an experiment by Matthew Rothberg that created a website which continuously searched Google for itself.<p>When the site finally discovered itself in the search results, it was …

How to Tell a Great Story

We tell stories to our coworkers and peers all the time — to persuade someone to support our project, to explain to an employee how he might improve, or to inspire a team that is facing challenges. It’s an essential skill, but what makes a compelling story in a business context? And how can you …

Soldiers, selfies and a military coup: The unusual state of tourism in Thailand

In most capital cities, waking up to images of armed soldiers, military vehicles and blockades on the streets -- as the army gears up for what it would later declare a coup -- might be cause for alarm.<p>But Bangkok isn't your average city.<p>Since 1932 -- the year Thailand became a constitutional …

Turkish miner who survived says company to blame

SAVASTEPE, Turkey (AP) — Miner Erdal Bicak believes he knows why so many of his colleagues died in Turkey's worst mining disaster: company negligence.<p>…

Personal Finance & Planning | Charles Schwab

At Charles Schwab, we encourage everyone to take ownership of their financial life by asking questions and demanding transparency.<p>Our <b>Insights & Ideas</b> bring you information that fosters that ownership, because we believe that the best outcomes in life come from being fully engaged.