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7 Habits That Will Help You Lead a More Successful and Productive Life

Your habits empower you to achieve your goals just as easily as they can derail you.<p>4 min read<p>This story originally appeared on Due<p>Regardless what path in life you’re on, your habits will dictate your success. They can empower you to achieve your goals just as easily as they can derail you. That …

Time Management

5 Ways to Get Over Your Fear of Public Speaking

We all want to be fearless public speakers. We dream of confidently striding onto the stage to give a speech or presentation, breaking the ice with the perfect joke, captivating the audience with compelling stories, handling the most difficult questions with ease, and exiting to cheers and applause.<p>…

Public Speaking
Language

Once near equals, China and India have radically diverged in the past two decades

When Chinese prime minister Li Peng visited New Delhi in 1991, it was a momentous occasion for the two gigantic, mostly rural, developing countries. Both were adrift and isolated—India struggling in the aftermath of the Soviet Union’s collapse, and China facing criticism of its human rights …

India

Our history books need rewriting

The debate over the need to re-write Indian history textbooks is heating up and, yet again, it is likely to spiral into an ugly political spat. Sadly …

See Decades Of Brand Design History In Seconds Via These Trippy Logo GIFs

You know how if you’re around someone who loses (or gains) a huge amount of weight over a long period of time, you don’t really notice how dramatic the change is, compared to when you don’t see your buddy for a year and he walks in the room 50 lbs thinner? It also works with balding and …

Graphic Design

4 Weird Timesaving Habits of Highly Successful People

A few strange tweaks could be what you need to make your day more efficient.<p>About a year ago, I stopped taking sugar with my coffee.<p>Part of it was due to health reasons--sugar is just bad for you--but there was something else behind this decision. After repeatedly waiting in line at the Starbucks …

Time Management

This animated video about smartphone addiction is the best we’ve seen

This animated video is the best representation of smartphone addiction — and its harmful effects — we’ve seen. It’s definitely not the first of its …

15 colorful landscape photos from around the world | CNN Travel

Expedia Releases Airplane Etiquette Study

<b>EXPEDIA AIRLINE ETIQUETTE SURVEY</b><p><b>% of Respondents Citing Behavior</b><p><b>Etiquette Violators</b><p><b>2014</b><p><b>2013</b><p>1<p>Rear Seat Kicker<p>67<p>38<p>2<p>Inattentive Parents<p>64<p>41<p>3<p>The Aromatic …

Microsoft plans to provide free Internet across India using 'white space' TV spectrum - Tech2

India

Alibaba may have sold products worth $8 bn in a day, but its traders aren't happy - Firstbiz

<b>Beijing:</b> Fresh from pulling off the world's largest IPO, China's Alibaba is set to impress Wall Street with record sales on Singles' Day, the year's …

How to Breathe

Your day is getting hectic, and you’re tired, or anxious, or distracted, or full of doubt.<p>You’re a bit lost, feeling without direction.<p>Take a …

10 awesome Google features you should be using

Google is so ubiquitous it's easy to overlook some of the search giant's coolest tools.<p>It has many tricks and products that you don't need to spend money on. Some of these will make your life easier and others will just blow your mind.<p>Let's take a look at 10 of them.<p><b>Google Flight Search.</b><p>Need to …

China's baddest billionaire builder

By the time the VIP guests arrive, the meeting hall at the Yunnan Zhenzhuang Guest House in the southern city of Kunming is jammed with Communist …

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My Life As a Young Thug

We were beefing with these guys called the Puma Boys. It was 1976, and I lived in Brownsville, Brooklyn, and these guys were from my neighborhood. At …

Young Thug

The Making of McKinsey: A Brief History of Management Consulting in America

<i>Duff McDonald | The Firm, Simon & Schuster | 2013 | 12 minutes (3,000 words)</i><p>The American Century<p>In 1941 Time Inc. publisher Henry Luce coined the …

Miley Cyrus: Confessions of Pop's Wildest Child

She knows what you think about her – and she totally doesn't care<p>In the backroom of a tattoo parlor on North La Brea Avenue in L.A., Miley Cyrus is …

Miley Cyrus

The Spy Who Loved Us

The double life of Time’s Saigon correspondent during the Vietnam War.<p>“Here is Pham Xuan An now,” <i>Time</i>’<i>s</i> last reporter in Vietnam cabled the magazine’s New York headquarters on April 29, 1975. “All American correspondents evacuated because of emergency. The office of <i>Time</i> is now manned by Pham Xuan …

How BlackBerry blew it: The inside story

<i>This investigative report reveals that:</i><p><i>Shortly after the release of the first iPhone, Verizon asked BlackBerry to create a touchscreen “iPhone killer.” But the result was a flop, so Verizon turned to Motorola and Google instead.</i>• <i><br>In 2012, one-time co-CEO Jim Balsillie quit the board and cut all ties</i> …

Finnish shipping company gets floating HQ

The choice to create a floating HQ was based on Arctia's need to have its management team and ground personnel as close as possible to its ships. …

Design

22 Animated Neon Posters From Classic Movies

The hypnotic, sexy, sleazy and tacky neon versions of the all-time classics.<p>Follow the author on Twitter.

The Futility of Comparing Yourself to Others

One of the biggest reasons we’re not content with ourselves and our lives is that we compare ourselves to other people.<p>Picture it: you see photos of …