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El cuento del ovillo

Las millones de fotos compartidas en redes sociales intentan convencernos a nosotros mismos, y también a los otros, de que estamos aprovechando la …

Alphabet lets Google be more ambitious, more boring and more crazy at the same time

When Google went public in 2004, co-founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin titled their letter to potential shareholders "An Owner's Manual" -- an homage to the booklet Warren Buffett, the iconic leader of the conglomerate Berkshire Hathaway, gave to shareholders of his company.<p>Now, more than 10 years …

Democracy v Psychology: why people keep electing idiots | Dean Burnett

Photograph: Philip Toscano/PA<p>Politicians always try to appear confident, like Prime Minister David Cameron, pictured here confidently exaggerating the size of his... stimulus …

George W. Bush

Bigar Waterfall Looks Just Like Something Out Of A Fairytale

Sometimes you see a photo of nature and think "well, that just can't be real." This is one of those times.<p>Izvorul Bigᅣテr, or the Bigar Waterfall in Romania looks like something straight out of a fairytale. (We're thinking along the lines of the "Kiss The Girl" scene from "The Little Mermaid", …

Your Competitor Isn't Your Real Competition: Status Quo Is

When customers don’t purchase products or services, many salespeople assume that they’ve lost the sale to their competition. But, in reality, the competition may not be the problem. About 60 percent of qualified leads fall by the wayside because the customer doesn’t find value in purchasing …

14 legendary natural wonders of South America

Tucked in a corner at the borders of Argentina, Brazil, and Paraguay, the 275 falls of Iguazu dwarf Niagara and have to be one of the most amazing …

“¿Qué podemos hacer los africanos para ayudarles?”

Una asociación noruega repite este invierno un estilo de publicidad lleno de ironía, alejado de los tópicos sobre la cooperación, que triunfa en las …

¿Mejor malandros que ‘black-blocs’?

¿Dónde estaban en estos carnavales quienes disfrutan quebrando los símbolos del capitalismo?<p>La riada de millones de brasileños que en este carnaval …

6 Volunteer Vacations to Experience

Yes, staying in a luxury hotel and parking your bum on the beach makes for an enjoyable getaway, but what if you're looking for a trip that's more meaningful?<p>Yes, staying in a luxury hotel and parking your bum on the beach makes for an enjoyable getaway, but what if you're looking for a trip that's …

When It Comes To The Financial World, Know What You Don't Know

We all like to see ourselves a certain way: strong, confident, smart. Which makes it ever so tempting to lie when presented with something that tests our self-image.<p>There I was, attending a symposium on Investment research at the University of Chicago. At the front of the room was a renowned PhD in …

Photography & Travel Product Reviews

Why Did This Woman Walk Away From Earning $600,000?

It takes a lot of courage to quit your job and start a venture of your own. It takes something entirely else to walk away from a finance job that pays you over half a million dollars a year, and create a new media property – teaching yourself Final Cut Pro via Lynda.com, taking sketch comedy …

Six Ways To Spot An Opportunity That Could Improve Your Business--Or Your Life

How to spot an opportunity may be the key entrepreneurial trait, but you can’t do it on an island. You can’t simply wait for inspiration to strike you out of the blue and for you to suddenly realize “what the world truly needs is…”<p>That is not how it works.<p>So, what do you do?<p>You begin, in what you …

Why You Should Never Listen To Ride of the Valkyries While Driving

Time is a slippery continuum. Watching the hands on a clock tick will feel way, way different depending on the situation; trying to frantically write …

Chronographs

Mark One: The World's First Carbon Fiber 3D Printer

Carbon fiber is a wonderful material, strong and lightweight. But building with it is both intimidatingly complex and prohibitively expensive—which …

Carbon Fiber

Are We Ready For The Personal Web?

The modern world can be a dehumanizing place. Long gone is the sweet little old lady at the drugstore counter, replaced by big box retailers, brand logos and barcodes. We’re more often“handled” than serviced, calculated, rather than cared for.<p>That’s about to change in a big way. When I recently …

This Comprehensive Map Traces 463 of the Bible's Contradictions

No matter what your beliefs, it's hard to deny that the era in which the Bible takes place was a more, uh, <i>brutal</i> time, filled with plagues, salt …

Bible

Best and brightest

<b>The Smartest Kids in the World: And How They Got That Way.</b> By Amanda Ripley. <i>Simon and Schuster; 320 pages; $28.</i> Buy from Amazon.com, Amazon.co.uk<p><b>Get</b> …

World Economic Forum

No loopy idea

HALF a century after they were pioneered in France and Japan, could high-speed trains be coming to America? Last year California’s legislators gave …

Los Angeles

O melhor programa da TV | Folha

Meu programa de TV favorito no momento é “The Ronnie Wood Show”, exibido pelo canal BIS. É a versão filmada do programa de rádio que Wood, …

Four Big Company Rules Worth Breaking

<b>Look at the most successful entrepreneurs and you’ll see them break these rules again and again.</b><p>Small is the new big. At least it is when it comes to mindset. That’s what I have concluded after spending a good part of the last two decades working with <i>Fortune</i> 1000 CEOs and the leaders of companies …