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The Richest Women In The World 2015

It was yet another record year for women on the new FORBES list of the World’s Billionaires. Of a total 1,826 billionaires, 197 are women, up from 172 in 2014. That’s a nice gain, but women still account for just a small percentage of the list — 11% of the total.<p>Christy Walton, who inherited a …

Bill Gates named world's richest person for 16th time

Forbes identifies a record 1,826 billionaires, worth a combined $7.05 trillion<p>Bill Gates has once again topped Forbes magazine’s annual ranking of global billionaires.<p>It's the second time in a row that the Microsoft founder has been crowned the world's richest person, and the 16th time in the past …

Bill Gates

Long-term use of paracetamol can lead to high blood pressure and stroke

Doctors should consider advising patients to take alternative painkillers over the long-term, scientists warn<p>Long-term use of paracetamol has been linked to an increased risk of gastrointestinal problems, high blood pressure and stroke, researchers have found.<p>Although the risk remains small, …

Biomedicine

Half of human Aids came from gorillas

Scientists identified pre-cursor of HIV virus in gorillas in Cameroon<p>Two of four strains of the virus that can cause AIDS come from gorillas in southwestern Cameroon, an international team of scientists reported in studies published Monday in the United States.<p>The new information means that …

Incredible photo captures weasel riding on the back of a flying woodpecker

The remarkable shot was taken yesterday by Martin Le-May while he was walking with his wife through Hornchurch Country Park in Havering, <b>London</b>.<p>The pair heard “distressed squawking” before witnessing the woodpecker’s “struggle for life” as the weasel clung to its back.<p>The <b>amateur photographer from</b> …

Birds

The Problem With Dolce and Gabbana's Motherhood-Themed Runway Show

Mother’s Day arrived early this year in Italy, where Milan Fashion Week is currently taking place. Sunday’s Dolce and Gabbana show, named “Viva la …

How The Nation's Most-Awarded Restaurant Handles Extreme Customer Expectations

So you think <i>your</i> customers have high expectations, do you? Let me introduce you to perhaps the house of highest expectations in the world: The Inn At little Washington, a double five diamond–and Forbes 5 star–institution nestled in the absolute middle of nowhere in Virginia–in other words, about an …

Tesco shopper asked for ID when buying fruit

A woman buying fruit from her local Tesco was asked for ID in case it "ferments and turns to alcohol"<p>Using one of the self-service machines at her local Plymouth branch, Kate Lancaster was left confused when the till flashed a "requiring ID" sign for her purchase of watermelon and grapes.<p>A member …

What Are the Top 5 Books You Must Read?

I post about a *lot* of books. Most people don’t have the time to read them all but a number of readers have requested a post where I break down my …

7 Key Steps to a Growth Strategy That Works Immediately

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If only half of startups survive more than five years and only one-third make it to 10, what’s the one thing you could do to ensure your company is sustainable? The answer is to create a growth strategy for your business, of course.<p>A …

Business Strategy

The 30 Minute Practice to Jump-Start Your Day

0<p>SHARES<p>Start your day wide awake and full of life with this backbending sequence.<p><b>GO BACK TO</b><i>17 Poses to Jump-Start Your Day</i><p>Cat-Cow Pose<p>Come onto your …

9 Ways You're Sabotaging Your Future By Not Saving In Your 20s

But … why?<p>Over on Quora, a 21-year-old earning an "average salary" explained that he's spending every cent on buying himself a nice life, and asked the community if he should be saving as well. The overwhelming response was yes, he absolutely should.<p>If you don't save in your 20s, users explained, …

Personal Finance

16 Easy Ways To Improve Your Focus

That's less than a goldfish.<p>But we can improve our powers of concentration by, for example, finding clever ways to eliminate distractions, hacking our workflows, or working on our mindsets.<p>To that end, here are a few takeaways from recent Quora threads that tackled attention.<p><b>1. Invest in your …

Productivity

A Design Company Has Invented A Way To Drink Cocktails In Zero Gravity

The group developed "The Zero Gravity Cocktail Project," a 3D-printed cocktail glass suitable for space.<p>"The cocktail is injected through the stem from the bottom of the glass into the bowl," and grooves on the inside help "utilize the physics of surface tension" to keep the liquid from floating …

From ‘Africa rising’ to ‘Africa watching’ | Financial Times

By Javier Blas and Andrew England<p>Africa attracts monikers from international policymakers – and the odd journalist.<p>It was the “Hopeless continent” in …

The right to be forgotten on the internet

2014-05-15T09:45:50.000Z<p>By: Izabella Kaminska<p>John Gapper looks at the European Court of Justice’s ruling this week that Google must remove the …

Measuring equality | Financial Times

Before a measure of inequality can be calculated there are some questions that need to be answered: Chiefly, equality of what? Living standards? …

MBAT Royal Rumble | Financial Times

Last weekend became my new number one MBA experience. HEC Paris hosted the annual MBAT, a sports tournament for business schools around Europe to …

The economic challenges awaiting Modi | Financial Times

If Narendra Modi has as much impact on the real economy as his march to the premiership has had on market sentiment, then things are about to get …

Iraq Debates Law That Would Allow Men To Marry 9-Year-Old Girls

A stroll through the Baghdad Book Fair last month was a lesson in today's cultural norms in Iraq. The books — gold-embossed, neatly arrayed — were almost all religious, and most of the customers were men.<p>But in the middle of the white pavilion, a woman's voice rang out loud and strong. Fawzia …

The Foods That Can Help You Live Longer

The best part? They're totally delicious!<p>Do sushi, vegetables, and green tea make up the modern-day fountain of youth? The Office for National Statistics (ONS) found that out of women living in 21 countries, Japanese women have the longest life spans, with the typical girl born in 2012 expected to …

Drew Barrymore Talks About How We CAN'T Have It All

Her down-to-earth approach is refreshing and realistic.<p>We thought we couldn't love charming, smart, beautiful Drew Barrymore any more. We were wrong.<p>The former <i>Women's Health</i> cover star is on the June 2014 cover of <i>Redbook</i>, and she talked to the magazine about confidence: "I would love to have long, …

Meet The Family Of Four Who Lives Well On Just $14,000 Per Year

Danielle Wagasky, a stay-at-home wife and mother of two, has managed to stretch $14,000 a year to cover her family's needs for the past five years. That's less than a third of the $50,000 median household income in the U.S.<p>And, perhaps a little surprisingly, she wouldn't have it any other …

Personal Finance

A sign of things to come: Check out this old video of Steve Jobs talking with Dr. Dre

10 years before he drunkenly celebrated his company’s acquisition by Apple for a reported $3.2 billion, Dr. Dre actually popped up via iChat at one …

Check Out This Tree Getting A Little Revenge On This Would Be Lumberjack

You gotta love it when nature gets a little taste of revenge, at least when that revenge doesn’t involve someone being seriously injured or worse. Then again, maybe Kurt Stepp posted this footage of his co-worker eating it because he wanted some sort of twisted memorial to his life.<p>I just like how …