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Warren Buffett's right-hand man gave a dark warning about American finance

According to the Berkshire Hathaway vice chairman, we have "a vast gambling culture, and people have made it respectable."<p>Basically, the stock market is a casino, and too many people want to get rich quickly. He said:<p>There's way, way too much of that in America. And too much of the new wealth has …

Charlie Munger

‘Why aren’t we earning enough to live?’ – how The Divide lays bare global inequality

The documentary film reveals the toxic social divisions caused by low pay for US and UK workers<p>Janet, a Walmart shop assistant in Louisiana, is so visibly stressed by working in a very understaffed store that a customer tells her she looks as if she’s going have a heart attack. Rochelle, a care …

16 Fun Facts About GALAXY QUEST

9 fab empowering TED talks that will zoom you towards SUCCESS

Want to find out how successful people become successful? Actually, they share common qualities that have allowed them to do well in their particular …

Motivation

New Year's Eve is your only chance to catch this beautiful comet in your lifetime — here's how to spot it

The visitor is the comet C/2013 US10 (Catalina); most people are just calling it Comet Catalina (the official name has a bit more complicated nomenclature). There are a couple of <i>very</i> cool things about this comet you should know about, but before I get to that part let me tell you how to see …

Astronomy

5 Awesome TED Talks That Will Make You Remarkably Happy

There are plenty of serious TED talks, but these will make you smile.<p>There are lots of TED Talks about serious subjects like medical research, natural disasters, and even rocket science. However, some TED Talks are sure to put a smile on your face. Here are five of my favorites.<p><b>1. Dan Gilbert: The</b> …

Happiness

Physicist Lisa Randall on the Sublime and the Crucial Differences Between How Art, Science, and Religion Explain the Universe

“The universe is humbling. Nature hides many of its most interesting mysteries.”<p>“To lose the appetite for meaning we call thinking and cease to ask unanswerable questions,” Hannah Arendt asserted in her spectacular meditation on the life of the mind, would be to “lose not only the ability to …

Women in Science

Korean Couple’s Five-Month Body Transformations Will Blow Your Mind

A Korean couple are taking Instagram by storm with their phenomenal body transformation photographs. In a short span of five months, they have gone …

Carly Fiorina's corporate speak brings potential problems to GOP 2016 race

As the surging candidate and former tech CEO talks circles around opponents and rises in debates and polls, critics warn against boardroom jargon<p>The word landed at the end of the first sentence Carly Fiorina spoke at the Republican presidential debate last week: “My story, from secretary to CEO, is …

Milky Way Galaxy: Facts About Our Galactic Home

The Milky Way Galaxy is most significant to humans because it is home sweet home. But when it comes down to it, our galaxy is a typical barred …

Big History

7 Scientific Self-Help Books That Will Transform Your Life

I’m one of those weirdos that prefers reading non-fiction books over fiction books any day of the week — especially when it comes to books about …

Self-improvement

Scarred by war: Battlefield landscapes from First World War 100 years on - Telegraph

Birds

CBC's Rex Murphy Takes On Jian Ghomeshi: He Saw Q 'As A Mattress For His Ego' (VIDEO)

Jian Ghomeshi may have been sold as the face of the "new" CBC, but Rex Murphy's stern, unforgiving visage has long been the face of the public …

7 Online Marketing Tips for Entrepreneurs Who Can't Market or Sell

Starting a business, but don't have a sales or marketing bone in your body? Don't worry. Just follow these 7 tips.<p>An entrepreneur can be successful without being a marketer or salesperson.<p>This might sound a bit odd. After all, an entrepreneur goes into business to sell something--to create a …

Marketing

9 Things Rich People Do Differently Every Day

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>What you do today matters. In fact, your daily habits may be a major determinant of your wealth.<p>"The metaphor I like is the avalanche," says Thomas Corley, the author of "Rich Habits: The Daily Success Habits Of Wealthy Individuals." "These habits …

Self-improvement

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If you don’t have video in your content mix, you’re missing out. It’s simpler to make than ever, ...<p>November 1, 2017<p>Want to know how to make …

Skip the resolutions and make these 5 commitments instead

For business owners, every new year is an opportunity to change. But how many of us actually keep our resolutions when the daily grind catches up to us? This year, I suggest you dump those resolutions – and make commitments to yourself instead.<p>I read a great article about commitments by Chris …

Why You Should Never Eat High Fructose Corn Syrup

Renaissance physician Paracelsus famously said, "The dose makes the poison," meaning that even harmless substances can become toxic if you eat enough of them. Many people ask me, "Is high fructose syrup really that bad for you?" And my answer to this question is "Yes," mainly for this very …

Know Where You Stand: A Mix of Modern Scenes and Historical Photos

The work of Dutch historian, Jo Hedwig Teeuwisse, which brought us those haunting pictures in the photo series called <i>The Ghosts of History,</i> was …

Cannes Lions

Images of the Haunting Past

Copyright

Mastering iCloud On Your Mac [Feature]

iCloud is a pretty neat system, working in the background across a ton of different apps without much input needed from us users, except our login name and password. It lets you sync Notes, Reminders, save documents, keep game saved-states, and even manage your music collection<p>Track Your Notes With …

Operating Systems