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Drone images of India, South Africa offer bird’s-eye view of rich-poor divide around world | Style Magazine | South China Morning Post

A series of images captured from satellites in the Earth’s atmosphere has highlighted the social imbalance on Earth.<p>Of course, differences in social …

Napoleon Bonaparte: facts about his life, death and career

Napoleon Bonaparte (1769-1821) is considered to be one of history's greatest military leaders. He rose to prominence during the French Revolution …

World History

9 of the most difficult interview questions – and how to answer them

Seriously, job interviews are difficult enough. So why this whole trend in asking questions that stump candidates? I love a thought-provoking …

Career Development

NEWS JUST IN: The Lost Boys Of Bird Island writer found dead

Cape Town - Mark Minnie, the co-author of the controversial book, The Lost Boys of Bird Island, has reportedly been found dead on the outskirts of …

Port Elizabeth

This Math Problem Will Make You Question Everything You Ever Knew About Algebra

Math isn't everyone's best skill — and even those who are good at it are questioning everything after trying this algebra problem.<p>The question originally went viral in Japan, after a study discovered that only 60 percent of 20-somethings could actually solve it. Are you already feeling frustrated …

Mathematics

Anderson/Djokovic Oust Canadian Phenoms | ATP World Tour | Tennis

It’s not often that the two most recent Grand Slam finalists compete on the same court in their very next match. But on Monday, that’s exactly the …

Tennis

How to Win Every Argument

In his 1936 work <i>How to Win Friends and Influence People</i>, now one of the bestselling books of all time, Dale Carnegie wrote: “I have come to the …

Stop Acting Like You're Going To Live Forever

Everyone knows someone who always appears to be frantically busy. Too busy sweating the small stuff. Too busy to take on new opportunities. Too busy to enjoy themselves.<p><b>“Busy” is not an indicator of success. “Busy” means ineffective time-management or poor prioritization.</b><p>The attitude of “it will be …

Time Management

Schumacher's Enzo Is For Sale Again

The legend's supercar only has 5,197 miles on the clock.<p>An Enzo Ferrari once owned by seven-time Formula 1 world champion Michael Schumacher has come …

Michael Schumacher

U.S. intelligence documents on Nelson Mandela made public

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Thousands of pages of U.S. intelligence documents on Nelson Mandela were made public on Wednesday, revealing that Washington continued to monitor the South African anti-apartheid hero as a potential Communist menace even after he was released from prison, a group that sued …

Revealed: How 'Putin's spy agency' hit-squad 'including a woman' carried out whirlwind 30-hour Novichok mission to poison the Skripals

This is the extraordinary 30-hour assassination mission to Salisbury that Britain believes was carried out by members of Putin's feared military …

Nerve Agents

How a Suspected Russian Agent Allegedly Used Guns, Sex and Billionaires to Peddle Influence

A woman charged with carrying out a years-long conspiracy to work covertly in the United Stated as a Russian agent was ordered to remain jailed by a …

The Romanov Family Died a Century Ago. It’s Time to Lay the Myths About Them to Rest, Too

On Tuesday in Yekaterinburg, Russia, a large industrial city in the foothills of the Ural Mountains, a gathering of hundreds of thousands of pilgrims …

Coca-Cola on building brand loyalty

Some products and brands remain popular over a very long time, while at the same time innovating and developing new tastes. We caught up with Tracey …

Russia is considering taking in 15 000 white farmers

The world’s largest country, Russia, which remains relatively underpopulated for its size, is reportedly considering welcoming thousands of white …

Pensioner drives 20-year-old Toyota from Cape Town to London

Julia Albu's 7,500-mile trip took a year, but the 1997 car survived unscathed.<p>An 80-year-old South African woman has driven a 20-year-old Toyota …

What makes a great leader, explained in eight counterintuitive charts

A couple of years after starting my most recent company, I had a scary realization. I noticed that by the time the business had grown to a hundred employees, my day-to-day role had gone from “guy who decides and builds things” to “guy who manages other people who decide and build things”—and I had …

Inside the Springbok Factory: How one school has produced 46 South Africa internationals

Olympic 400m champion Wayde van Niekerk, Olympic swimming champion Ryk Neethling, former South Africa cricket captain Hansie Cronje, and 46 Springboks - all from the same school.

7 Characteristics of Remarkably Awesome Job Candidates (Make Sure Your Next Hire Has What It Takes)

Hiring great people can make your business great too. So why not hire great people?<p>When you have a job vacancy to fill and you start the recruiting process, you'll naturally want to hire people who have the skills and experience required to start working right away and without a lot of extra …

28 Successful Executives Share the Best Advice They Received From Their Dads

A father's example and advice can inexorably affect the lives of his children.<p>A father's example and advice can inexorably affect the lives of his children. Here's how more than two dozen successful leaders say their dads affected their trajectories.<p>1. Surround yourself with great people.<p>"The best …

Want Really Happy Customers? Surprise Them With Remarkably Great Service

If you want really happy customers, you've got to do something to wow them. Here's how.<p>When you've got happy customers, chances are you'll have a successful business too. Most of them will talk about just how much they care about their customers. Surprisingly, research reveals that only one-third …

EXCLUSIVE: Evicted millennial, 30, calls cops on his father for 'refusing to let him into the basement to look for his missing Lego' as he FINALLY moves out of the family home

It took eight years, four letters from his parents, and a court order but 'failure to launch millennial' Michael Rotondo has finally moved out of his …

The Back Pain Repair Manual

Don't rely on the Advil bottle anymore.<p>If you’ve ever, like me, relied on an Advil bottle to get you through a weekend project, you know how frustrating back pain can be. You don’t need to be a bricklayer to feel beat up. Being handy is tough on the body.<p>"Gravity is always pulling down, making our …

Warren Buffett Says if You Hire Somebody Without This Trait, 'You Really Want Them to Be Dumb and Lazy'

No, it's not intelligence. But it should be a non-negotiable in building strong teams and companies.<p>Billionaire investor and philanthropist Warren Buffett has been dazzling us with wisdom for nearly half a century.<p>As one of the most successful value investors in the world, the Oracle of Omaha …

The Art of Servant Leadership

​<p><i>SHRM has partnered with</i> Security Management Magazine <i>to bring you relevant articles on key HR topics and strategies.</i><p>Servant leaders are a …

Rulers of the world: read Karl Marx!

A GOOD subtitle for a biography of Karl Marx would be “a study in failure”. Marx claimed that the point of philosophy was not just to understand the …

Karl Marx

You Got Promoted to Be the Boss of Your Former Team. Now What?

Here's how to navigate the transition from peer to boss.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In a perfect world, promotions would come with congratulations and acceptance from new employees ready to follow your every decision and hang on your every word. These employees, …

Leadership

Maria Sharapova reveals pep talk before asking Rafa Nadal to practice

An impromptu practice session between Maria Sharapova and Rafael Nadal in Rome got a lot of attention this week, but the Russian revealed she almost …

The unrecognised contradictions of transformation

South Africans are strongly united in our belief that a just South Africa requires much less corruption and much more transformation. What is seldom …

The Art of Servant Leadership II: How You Get Results Is More Important Than the Results Themselves

Overview<p>The Art of Servant Leadership II: How You Get Results Is More Important Than the Results Themselves by Art Barter<p>Not many industry …