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The ‘Anti-Business’ President Who's Been Good for Business

The ‘Anti-Business’ President Who’s Been Good for Business<p>Obama on free trade, regulating banks, and why his daughters won’t work for Wall …

23 Overlooked European Cities You Must Visit In Your Lifetime

(Photo: Getty Images)<p>Everybody loves a European adventure. But when we are going abroad we tend to overlook smaller cities for enduring favorites like Paris, London, Venice and Rome.<p>Once you've visited the classics, it's time to head to one of these underrated cities in Europe.<p><b>1. Cork, Ireland</b><p>Cork …

In Defense of Being Average

There’s this guy. World-renowned billionaire. Tech genius. Inventor and entrepreneur. Athletic and talented and handsome with a jaw so chiseled it …

Berita dalam bahasa Indonesia - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Fair Work Ombudsman mengambil mantan pemilik panti pijat Belconnen ke pengadilan karena dituduh membayar kurang uang oleh pekerja sebesar hampir $ 1 …

8 barriers to overcome when learning to code

While being a mentor for a JavaScript Web development course, I’ve seen many beginner programmers jump into learning with enthusiasm and then immediately hitting a wall.<p>Most of the students usually struggle with the same barriers. But once they learn to overcome them, they get instant benefits:<p>they …

Nobody cares about your code

Nobody cares about your code. It was quite a shocking moment when I learned this in my programming career. I …Continue reading →

Careers

How to Negotiate Nicely Without Being a Pushover

We all want it both ways: to get what we want from a tough negotiation and to walk away with our relationship intact. The good news is that kind of outcome is possible. But how exactly do you drive a hard bargain while also employing soft skills? How do you advocate for what you want without …

When it comes to communicating with your boss, some things are better left unsaid. Here are nine phrases your boss definitely doesn't want to hear.

Everyone occasionally says the wrong thing to the wrong person. After you backpedal furiously and apologize, the matter is usually put to rest and …

The Likely Cause of Addiction Has Been Discovered, and It Is Not What You Think

It is now one hundred years since drugs were first banned -- and all through this long century of waging war on drugs, we have been told a story about addiction by our teachers and by our governments. This story is so deeply ingrained in our minds that we take it for granted. It seems obvious. It …

Drug Addiction

How To Be An Optimist: 10 Habits That'll Help You Look On The Bright Side

It pays to have a sunny disposition.<p>Optimistic people have been shown to have healthier hearts, better stress-management tendencies and lower risk for stroke compared to their glass-half-empty-seeing counterparts.<p>Looking on the bright side is easier said than done, of course. Fortunately, there are …

4 Lifehacks From Ancient Philosophers That Will Make You Happier

<b>You’ve probably heard about Stoics or Stoicism — and most of what you know is wrong.</b><p><b>They weren’t joyless bores. The ancient Stoics were the first</b> …

Decision Making: The #1 Secret Of Astronauts, Samurai, Navy SEALs, and Psychopaths

We all make a lot of bad decisions.<p>With careers:<p>More than half of teachers quit their jobs within four years. In fact, one study in Philadelphia …

A Navy SEAL Explains 8 Secrets to Grit and Resilience

Sometimes you just want to quit. You know you shouldn’t but nothing seems better than crawling back into bed and hiding under the covers. (I am there …

Military

​Keep Mosquitoes at Bay with This Plastic Bottle Bug Trap

No one wants to be eaten alive by mosquitoes, but there's no need to resort to harsh chemicals to keep them at arm's length. Instructables user …

25 Books That Changed The Course Of History

But what about the lives of an entire generation? Can a book change the future?<p>Miriam Tuliao, assistant director of central collection development at the New York Public Library, helped us come up with a list of 25 books that changed the course of history.<p>From the Torah to Orwell's "1984," these 25 …

Literature