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Puerto Rico's Debt Crisis Could Change Everything

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur Middle East, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>What’s worse than being a small island anticipating a tropical storm? A small island that is also dealing with a massive debt crisis, which could …

Caribbean

Congress’ Summer Fling With Marijuana

How Congress turned on the DEA and embraced weed.<p>It’s not easy being the DEA these days. After an unprecedented losing streak on Capitol Hill, the once-untouchable Drug Enforcement Administration suffered last week what might be considered the ultimate indignity: A Senate panel, for the first time, …

Cannabis

Wal-Mart is taking its 'Made in America' initiative to the extreme

Years ago, the company had 18 competitors in the United States. Today, there are only three left, says John Avgoustis, head of marketing and sales.<p>"Walmart and others were a fundamental force in getting many companies to go the way of the dodo," he said.<p>Avgoustis was among some 2,000 executives …

Made in America

A psychologist reveals the best ways to maximize your sleep — and the No. 1 mistake everyone makes

Everyone wants to get better sleep. But sleep trouble is incredibly common.<p>And feeling tired the next day isn't the half of it. By not getting enough sleep you're reducing your IQ.<p>Via Brain Rules: 12 Principles for Surviving and Thriving at Work, Home, and School:<p>And losing "beauty sleep" really …

Jet Lag

Lessons From "The Dress": The Ambiguity of Visual Perception

<i>This article originally appeared on Pascal’s Pensées. Click here for the original article from author Pascal Wallisch or continue reading below:</i><p>The …

Why our brains see the black and blue dress as white and gold

Have you seen this dress? Depending on whom you ask, it might be black and blue or white and gold.<p>Tumblr/Swiked<p>The debate, which started after a photo of the dress was posted on Tumblr, has raised some obvious scientific questions about why people are seeing the dress in different colours. Experts …

The Brain