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World War III With China

How it might actually be fought.<p>Cross-posted from TomDispatch.com<p><i>This piece has been adapted and expanded from Alfred W. McCoy’s new book, In the Shadows of the American Century: The Rise and Decline of U.S. Global Power.</i><p>For the past 50 years, American leaders have been supremely confident that …

Basic Math to Get Rich By Investing in Stocks

It was a bumpy road, with a lot of pain. How many owners, who didn't understand GAAP or the nature of equity investing, sold after seeing their …

Investing

60 of the best Android apps from 2015

This year was full of excellent app releases for Android and we found tons of tools to trick out your device for work and play.<p>If you’re looking for some quality apps for your new phone or want to breathe new life into your old one, our list of the best apps from this year has you covered.<p><i>Prefer</i> …

Apps

The Civil War In Color

Source: The Daily Mail<p>The American Civil War took place between 1861 and 1865 after rifts between the slave-owning, anti-federalist South and the and …

Robert E. Lee

Walking City: An Evolving Video Sculpture Morphs in Response to Architecture | Colossal

<p>Anyone who follows Colossal knows that digital animation and motion graphics are a rarity here, but this clip is a solid exception. Created by …

Top 11 Energy & Environmental Infographics of 2013

From major offshore discoveries to major advancements in solar power, the global energy sector saw fast-paced development in 2013 that put some new …

Overweight People In Developing World Outnumber Those In Rich Countries

People are getting fatter around the world. And the problem is growing most rapidly in developing countries, researchers reported Friday.<p>"Over the last 30 years, the number of people who are overweight and obese in the developing world has tripled," says Steve Wiggins, of the Overseas Development …

Yahoo’s Geek Goddess

As one of Google’s highest-ranking women, Marissa Mayer became a Silicon Valley superstar, but inside the search giant her dazzle sometimes wore thin, with colleagues rebelling against her imperious style. In the wake of Mayer’s jump to run the struggling Yahoo, Bethany McLean asks whether she will …

Will It Fly?

The Joint Strike Fighter is the most expensive weapons system ever developed. It is plagued by design flaws and cost overruns. It flies only in good weather. The computers that run it lack the software they need for combat. No one can say for certain when the plane will work as advertised. Until …

7 Clever Gadgets That Will Change Your Life

Clever devices to make your life easier.<p>These smart tech devices do things you might never have thought possible — or even imagined — until now.

Cars of Futures Past – GM Firebird Concepts

<i>Harley Earl poses with the Firebird concepts in 1958. All photos courtesy General Motors.</i><p>In the car-obsessed 1950s, showing off technical capability …

Heartwarming Elephant Photography

A couple of weeks ago we've featured a fantastic set of giraffe photographs, and people really liked it. Nature is fulfilled with lovely animals, so …

Wildlife

9 Vegetarian Casseroles Even Meat Eaters Will Love

Take veggies, add cheese and your favorite starch (pasta, polenta, rice), and you're in one-dish dinner heaven.<p>Another Reason to Love the Tiny Little …

Cooking

Magnificent sixes

TVR

5 industries that are hurting America

In these cases, corporate America no longer sees itself as owing anything to this country<p>There are more than five ways, of course. There are numerous <i>product</i> ripoffs, as described in a recent article byLynn Stuart Parramore, who identified textbooks and bottled water and print cartridges as a few of …

Which Management Style Will China Adopt?

The three nations that, in one way or another, lead the global economy at the moment are the United States, Germany and China. They lead it in very different ways.<p>For the United States and Germany, strong multinational corporations and technological innovation are the driving factors. In the case …

You Used to Get One Life. Now You Get Two. #NotDeadYet

The most important difference between the world today and 150 years ago isn’t airplane flight or nuclear weapons or the Internet. It’s lifespan. We …

Content economics, part 3: costs

Felix Salmon<p>« Previous Post<p>In praise of across-the-board bonuses<p>Next Post »<p>The bond market’s fear of Summers<p>11 comments<p>Comments are closed.<p>Reuters<p>http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/2013/08/19/content-economics-part-3-costs/<p>Editorial costs rise steadily as sites get bigger and more …

The Magic of Metaphor: What Children’s Minds Reveal about the Evolution of the Imagination

<i>“Children help us to mediate between the ideal and the real,”</i> MoMA’s Juliet Kinchin wrote in her fascinating design history of childhood. Indeed, children have a penchant for disarming clarity and experience reality in ways profoundly different from adults, in the process illuminating the workings …

Here’s What Really Happens When You Extend a Deadline

In June, the Obama administration pushed back the deadline for employers with fifty or more workers to provide health insurance for their employees by a full year — until Jan 1, 2015. Admittedly, the implementation of anything as complex as the Affordable Care Act is going to take time, and those …

Modern House Nearby Lake Michigan With a Sense of Verticality by Joseph Trojanowski

This neat and elegant home, with a sense of verticality was designed by Joseph Trojanowski, in one of Chicago’s tranquil neighbourhoods. The property …

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China and India: The scramble for business in Africa

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/business/1000000/1000052_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1518391711_b1fbc8d3cc11bc41ab902c099aa58075<p><b>Throughout Africa - at building sites, on the street, and at ports and airports - the Chinese presence is growing.</b><p>Competing for a slice of the …

China

The Last Mystery of the Financial Crisis

It's long been suspected that ratings agencies like Moody's and Standard & Poor's helped trigger the meltdown. A new trove of embarrassing documents …

Finance

On The Verge: inside Pixar Animation Studios with Monsters University

Readers' Best Potty Training Advice & Tips

<i>I Potty Trained My Son and All I Got was This Lousy T-Shirt</i>. Just kidding - I got a toilet-trained son! Two summers ago my then 3-year-old was …

Parenting

RVCJ Media

Good Thoughts About Life

"FRIENDSHIP is born at that moment when one person says to another. "What! You too? I thought I was the only one." - C.S. Lewis

Not Even Silicon Valley Escapes History

A revolution began here. And this is what is left over.<p>The precise center of Silicon Valley when it was the most important manufacturing region on Earth is now home to Super Space Self Storage.<p>I was able to map this location thanks to Richard E. Schmieder, who drove 6,000 miles around Silicon …