Chris Guillebeau is a writer, entrepreneur, and traveler. His latest book, The $100 Startup: Reinvent the Way You Make a Living, Do What You Love, and Create a New Future, is now a New York Times bestseller.
• XKeyscore gives 'widest-reaching' collection of online data • NSA analysts require no prior authorization for searches • Sweeps up emails, social media activity and browsing history • NSA's XKeyscore
An open letter to Edward Snowden. Dear Edward Snowden, Billions of us, from prime ministers to hackers, are watching a live espionage movie in which you are the protagonist and perhaps the sacrifice. way
Poorly paid and subject to government pressure, China's small but stubborn group of weiquan nonetheless continue to fight for the country's accused. In November of 2012, Li Jinxing saved a man's life.
I started Docstoc in my 20’s, made the cover of one of those cliché “20 Under 20” lists, and today I employ an amazing group of 20-somethings. Call me a curmudgeon, but at 34, how I came up seems so different
Der Manager Thomas Middelhoff leidet darunter, dass er als Totengräber von Karstadt und Quelle gehandelt wird. Nun ist er wieder obenauf: Er gibt megalomane Interviews und hat einen neuen Job. Als der
The reunification of this great nation has been one of the success stories of modern times Well, I think it’s all perfectly wunderbar. Before me on the yellow gingham tablecloth, I can see a foot-high
People who have a lot of papillae—the bumps on our tongue, most of which house our taste buds—often find flavors overwhelming. They're "supertasters," and as such they add cream to their coffee and order
The country has cheaper medical care, smarter children, happier moms, better working conditions, less-anxious unemployed people, and lower student loan rates than we do. And that probably will never change.
What is the mission of a hospital? It is difficult to fathom the dramatic changes that have taken place in hospitals over the past three-quarters of a century. Recently a friend shared with me a 70-year-old
A pair of MIT researchers think they’ve cracked the code behind office meetings, where a good idea can succeed or fail based not on the merits of the idea itself, but how you present it. In their new “Learning
Could the fat years be nearing an end? Vincent Yu/AP In a classic case of procrastination, China has been keeping its massive debt crisis at bay by issuing more debt. However, Fitch's Charlene Chu, a expert
Editor’s note: Michael Wellman is a professor of computer science and engineering at the University of Michigan College of Engineering. At 1:07 p.m. on April 23, a hijacked AP Twitter account falsely an
Prince couldn’t believe it. Not ready for a tour? How was he supposed to sell any records? But when he finished his showcase performance in a small Minneapolis movie theater on January 7, 1979, the Warner
Most people near the starts of their careers aren't typically thought of as leaders in the workplace. Not only do they inhabit a low spot in the office hierarchy and lack experience and skills, but also
I learned that quite quickly while working with my startup—in many instances, if you have the most experience within a certain skill, you'll have to become the 'leader' during some key moments and guide