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Crushing an egg into your coffee sounds disgusting — but it makes an amazing-tasting drink

Crushing an egg (shell and all), whisking it with freshly ground coffee, and boiling the mixture sounds gross. The result looks terrifying, too — like a hideous swamp creature gurgling in your pot.<p>However, the umber-red-colored drink that results, called "egg coffee," is almost free of bitter …

Brexit: Behind Closed Doors

Yes, I know – how arrogant of me, a non-Brit, to comment on Brexit from Britain’s perspective. Bear with me though – I’ve lived and paid taxes in Britain for over 12 years, married a Brit and employ many people at SyndicateRoom, the company I founded in, you’ guessed it, Britain. And with the …

United Kingdom

Britain is being led to an epic act of national self-harm over Brexit

Every day in Britain, 14,000 trucks come from and head to the European Union. If there is no Brexit deal with the EU, is every one of those trucks going to be inspected as they bring vital food and goods into the UK to see that the right tariff is being charged and correct regulation observed? If …

United Kingdom

20 misused words that make smart people look dumb

We’re all tempted to use words that we’re not too familiar with.<p>If this were the only problem, I wouldn’t have much to write about. That’s because …

Britons suffer 'historical amnesia' over atrocities of their former empire, says author

Britons suffer “historical amnesia” over the atrocities and plunder committed by their empire, Indian MP and author Shashi Tharoor has said.<p>Dr …

Get Smarter in 2017. Here Are 5 Places to Educate Yourself Online (for Free) | Inc.com

What do you want to learn more about this year? Nanotechnology? Virtual reality? Bitcoin? How to protect democracy?<p>According to neuroscience professor Ken Kosik, adult education, or specifically engaging in challenging new learning experiences, encourages brain plasticity. And plasticity is …

Learning

This Goldman Sachs flowchart tells you everything you need to know about how Brexit should play out

With the year coming to an end, everyone is starting to think about 2017 might hold for the world.<p>Two of the biggest story lines of 2016 — Brexit and President Trump — will continue in the new year and Goldman Sachs has produced a comprehensive yet concise flowchart showing how the Brexit process …

Goldman Sachs

Morning Yoga Poses That Will Wake You Up

If you want to establish a consistent yoga practice, one of the first steps is to find the time of day that works best for you and make sure to be on …

Yoga

First Brexit, Now Trump: When Will We Finally Take Globalisation Seriously?

Don't worry, Trump won't be able to put much of his extremist rhetoric into practice. There are too many checks and balances in the U.S. political …

The myth of self-control

Psychologists say using willpower to achieve goals is overhyped. Here’s what actually works.<p>As the Bible tells it, the first crime committed was a lapse of self-control. Eve was forbidden from tasting the fruit on the tree of knowledge. But the temptation was too much. The fruit was just so …

Psychology

Ceta talks: EU hopes to unblock Canada trade deal

<b>The European Parliament president says he is optimistic that a free-trade deal between the EU and Canada can be signed soon despite last-minute obstacles.</b><p>Objections by a Belgian region, which opposes the deal, "are for us Europeans to solve", Martin Schulz said.<p>He was speaking after meetings in …

CETA

20 physicists who revolutionized our understanding of the world

Physics is everywhere. It's in the most distant reaches of the cosmos. It's in the supermassive black holes raging in the center of galaxies and in the tiny fundamental building blocks that make up life on Earth. It's even in the seemingly empty space around us.<p>And every now and then a physicist …

Brexit was nothing compared to what's coming

But over the next couple of years, it's going to get a whole lot worse. As economies worsen, there will be more social unrest, more angry people, and crazier politicians. Somebody will try to come along on a white horse to save us all, but she usually makes it worse.<p>Are we at a point right now …

Brexit’s damage to startups has already begun

“Slightly devastated” was my typical British understatement of how I felt immediately following the Brexit vote last month. As a British man living in Berlin who has run an international e-commerce company since 2009, I understand the value of open borders to conduct business and embrace an agile …

Customer Service

CREDIT SUISSE: Forget what everyone else says — all signs point to Brexit Britain being in a recession

In fact, according to Andrew Garthwaite and his team at Credit Suisse, all signs are pointing towards Britain being in a mild recession and we should all be preparing for the worst (emphasis ours):<p>"We think consensus is too optimistic on UK growth for 2017. Our European Economics team expect the UK …

Brexit is a tragedy that reads like a satire

One should have thought that in the production of Richard III at Islington’s Almeida theatre on the night the referendum results were declared, the cast would have relished the following exchange:<p><i>Richard: What news abroad?</i><i><br>Hastings: No news so bad abroad as this at home.</i><p>As we were reeling from the …

Tea Party

British stocks lost £125 billion after Brexit—or 15 years worth of EU contributions

British markets tanked on Friday morning following the country’s historic vote to the leave the European Union and the prime minister’s announcement that he would resign within months.<p>The amount of money that was wiped out on Britain’s FTSE 100 alone hit £125 billion ($171 billion) at its lowest …

European Central Bank

The career advice no one tells you

Most people have “okay” jobs. We go to work, do what we have to do from 9 to 5, come back home, maybe hang out with friends, and do it all over again the next day. There’s nothing wrong with this.<p>But some people perform at a totally different level. They’re the people who land executive level …

Employment

RBS cries 'sell everything' as deflationary crisis nears

RBS has advised clients to brace for a “cataclysmic year” and a global deflationary crisis, warning that major stock markets could fall by a fifth and oil may plummet to $16 a barrel.<p>The bank’s credit team said markets are flashing stress alerts akin to the turbulent months before the Lehman crisis …

Stock Markets

This is The Biggest Threat To China’s Stock Market

Mark Twain is attributed with saying that history may not repeat itself, but it certainly does rhyme. What we are seeing this week in terms of the …

17 Elegant Appetizer Recipes for a Holiday Cocktail Party

When it comes to planning a cocktail party, the first thing to consider is, of course, the booze. Our drink calculator and guide to cheap—but tasty—liquor should have you covered when it comes to the cocktails themselves. But as a responsible host, you also need to provide your guests with some …

Why is China's stock market falling and how might it affect the global economy?

What has happened in China?<p>China’s stock market has fallen sharply over recent weeks despite measures by officials in Beijing aimed at calming investors’ jitters and shoring up global confidence in the country’s slowing economy.<p>Shares in China had soared 150% in the 12 months to mid-June as …

Stock Markets

Ramadan: a guide to the Islamic holy month

Muslims around the world are preparing for the Islamic holy month of Ramadan. From waking up in the early hours for a quick bite and sip of water, to the waiting – date in hand – for the seconds to tick by until the call to prayer at sunset, why do Muslims fast and what is Ramadan?<p><b>What is …

Islam

15 Christmas Dinner Ideas That Are a Little Fancy and Very Festive

Christmas is like clockwork: Thanksgiving passes, and all of a sudden your to-do list gets longer, with menu planning, gift shopping and wrapping, and Christmas tree-decorating. But just because Christmas comes around every year doesn't mean your menu has to. Are you tempted to cook the same …

Christmas Dinner

20 Most Overlooked Movies of 2014

From The Immigrant, boasting an Oscar-worthy turn by Marion Cotillard, to a post-apocalyptic take on class warfare in Snowpiercer, all the movies you …

How Low Can Oil Go?

Six months ago, I wrote a detailed report warning about the bubble in crude oil and why it was likely headed for a bust. That was on June 9th, when light sweet crude oil was trading at $102 per barrel; in less than two weeks, the crude oil bubble reached its peak, and plunged to just $66 today – a …

Made in California: Fender an instrument of change in guitar industry

Deep inside a cavernous factory in Corona, some legendary rock names gather nonchalantly along a wall.<p>There's Eric Clapton next to Jeff Beck, with Mark Knopfler only inches away — not the actual musicians, but the bespoke guitar necks that those performers prefer bolted to their Fender …

San Francisco

The 30 Best Movies of 2014 (So Far)

With Oscar season just around the corner (literally -- we can see it peeking out, all gilded and glittery and begging for attention), we thought we'd run down 10 more of the best movies of 2014. (For those of you playing along at home, this is our third such rundown in three such quarters.)<p>This is …

Deep thrills: Crazy cave trampolines in Wales | CNN Travel

This Is How ISIS Makes $3 Million A Day

U.S. intelligence officials revealed last week that they believe the Islamic State, also known as ISIS, is reaping as much as $3 million a day in revenue, making it one of the wealthiest terrorist groups in history.<p>The group desperately needs the money, for as one U.S. official recently told NBC: …