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How to work less and get more done

This article is reprinted by permission from NextAvenue.org.<p>Maybe you’ve seen these recent headlines: <i>CEO Resigns After Overworked Employee Commits Suicide; France Just Gave Workers the ‘Right to Disconnect’ From Work Email; 52 Percent of Working Americans Are Giving Up Vacation Time.</i><p>Notice the …

Opinion: The biggest threat to your money now? Ignoring the scent of a bear market

The biggest danger facing stock investors now is a severe bear market.<p>Yet you’d never know that from the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. In fact, the possibility of a financial crisis doesn’t even make its list of top 10 global risks, as outlined in the Forum’s Annual Risk Report.<p>I’m …

Financial Markets

The best ways to avoid boredom in retirement

<b>Question: Why do some people get bored in retirement and others don’t? Is there a secret?</b><p><b>Answer:</b> Good question. Let me start by describing what many Americans do in their first year in retirement, give or take a few months.<p>They travel (which includes, in most cases, the long-awaited “dream trip.”) …

Cadillac wants to eliminate the headache of car ownership

Cadillac is diving into the world of premium subscription services with Book — a program that removes some of the minutiae of owning a car. Much like subscription services including Spotify and Netflix, (NFLX) Cadillac Book will let you enjoy the car without having to put in the legwork usually …

2016 declared Earth's hottest year on record

The 40th consecutive year with a global temperature above the 20th century average has just ended, with another record.<p>Consistent with expectations, 2016 has been declared the world's warmest year since reliable record keeping began in 1880, according to US scientists.<p>The global average surface …

Global Warming

Will the new 'Silk Road' be a success?

A freight train arrived at Barking Station in east London, UK, on Wednesday after a 12,000km journey from China.<p>On Wednesday, a freight train arrived in Britain after an 18-day, 12,000km journey from China's Zhejiang province.<p>Its backers hope it will be the first of many, heralding a modern-day …

Silk Road

Why You'll Never Change Anyone's Mind About Politics - VICE

The question of how to change a mind—or get someone to hop the political fence—has likely never been more important, or discussed more frequently, than in today's age. Last year, despite a constant series of bombshells about Donald Trump's evasion of taxes, allegations of sexual assault, racism and …

Bernie Sanders

Impact of job-stealing robots a growing concern at Davos

DAVOS, Switzerland (Reuters) - Open markets and global trade have been blamed for job losses over the last decade, but global CEOs say the real culprits are increasingly machines.<p>And while business leaders gathered at the annual World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos relish the productivity gains …

Robotics

The Career Mistake You Don’t Realize You’re Making

<i>This article originally appeared on Money</i><p>When you’ve got the floor in a meeting, do you notice people looking at the clock or their phones?<p>When …

Body Language

For London's Cabbies, Job Entails World's Hardest Geography Test

Satellite navigation and GPS can't match the street smarts demanded by "The Knowledge" test.<p>LONDON—Steve Scotland had better reason than most for thinking he knew London like the back of his hand. Not only was he a native Londoner, born and bred, but he'd spent years working as a chauffeur in the …

Sunken, 600-year-old Buddha emerges from water in China

<b>Beijing, China (CNN) —</b> A 600-year-old Buddha statue has been discovered in a reservoir in east China's Jiangxi Province after water levels fell during renovation work.<p>A local villager first spotted the head of the Buddha last month when the water level fell by more than 10 meters during work on a …

China

A new study has found that 60 percent of primates are nearing extinction

From gorillas to gibbons, about 60 percent of primates, the closest biological relatives to human beings, are threatened by extinction due largely to human activities, a study has found.<p>"This truly is the eleventh hour for many of these creatures," said University of Illinois anthropology professor …

Biological Species

Freeze-dried food and 1 bathroom: 6 simulate Mars in dome

HONOLULU (AP) — Crammed into a dome with one bathroom, six scientists will spend eight months munching on mostly freeze-dried foods — with a rare treat of Spam — and have only their small sleeping quarters to retreat to for solace.<p>The simulated stay on Mars with a carefully selected crew of …

Space Exploration

The 79 books Barack Obama recommended during his Presidency

Throughout his time in the White Office, President Barack Obama has recommended hundreds of books.<p>For the last two years, for instance, Obama has …

Books

ChemChina seeks U.S. anti-trust approval for Syngenta deal

BEIJING – China National Chemical Corp, or ChemChina, said on Friday it has sought the U.S. anti-trust regulator's approval for its planned $43 billion acquisition of Swiss crop protection and seed group Syngenta AG .<p>"We have��filed an HSR Act with the FTC after good communications with the case …

21st Century

A Year of Accomplishment: How Productivity Experts Reach Their Goals

“Intentionality lies at the heart of productivity.”<p><b>Laura Vanderkam</b> is the bestselling author of multiple books on productivity and time management, …

Productivity

11 of Michelle Obama’s Most Inspiring, Empowering Quotes

As President Barack Obama’s presidency comes to an end, Americans are preparing to say goodbye to First Lady Michelle Obama, who has come to be known …

Success

The best biographies of all 44 presidents — including Donald Trump!

Donald Trump will be inaugurated as the 45th president on Friday. He will be only the 44th man to hold that office. (Hello, Grover Cleveland!)<p>It seems like the right time to revisit the Fix's list -- culled from reader recommendations -- of the best biographies written about every man to ever hold …

Martin Van Buren

Gorillaz Get Political, Anti-Trump on new video, ""Hallelujah Money"

The animated group Gorillaz kicks off 2017 with a track with Mercury Prize winner, Benjamin Clementine, the band's first track in over 5 years. Get …

A Mall Once Worth Millions Has Been Auctioned off for $100

The mall was foreclosed upon in 2015<p>The 1.1 million-square-foot Galleria at Pittsburgh Mills mall was supposed to be a sprawling entertainment and …

Money

Ann Patchett: Ode to the President Who So Plainly Loves

It’s an old story: a wise man walks into the kingdom of an angry and mistrustful king and says, “Go out and find me one truly good man.”<p>The king puts …

Democratic Party

77 Expiration Dates That You Should Know

Certain items in your house practically scream “toss me” when their prime has passed. That mysterious extra white layer on the Cheddar? A sure sign …

Here Are the Four Types of Drunks, According to Science

You know when you’re out with your friends at a bar, and you’ve all had the same amount to drink, yet one friend is giggling uncontrollably, another …

Plan Now, Go Now: Where to Stay in Lake Como, Plus Reasons to Rethink San Diego - Condé Nast Traveler

Plan a trip to Italy's Lombardy lake region or get to know San Diego through its seafood and clifftop hikes.<p>Whether you're trying to figure out a last minute trip or looking a few months ahead, our editors are always working out the logistics for something, somewhere. Here are the itineraries we've …

San Diego

Passenger Spots Northern Lights from Plane Window, Takes Amazing Video - Condé Nast Traveler

Turns out, the best place to see the aurora borealis is on your flight to see the aurora borealis.<p>It's currently prime Northern Lights viewing season. The nights are dark, long, and less cloudy than they will be once spring hits. One photographer on his way to Iceland discovered just that as his …

Iceland

Meet the Youngest American to Visit Every Country in the World - Condé Nast Traveler

Next up? The seven summits.<p>All avid travelers—whether they admit it or not—have a running tally of the countries they've visited. It might take a few minutes to remember them all, but for Lee Abbamonte, a 38-year-old Connecticut native who's turned traveling into a lifestyle, it's far easier. By …

Travel

Natural Selection Is Causing a Decline in Human 'Education Genes', Say Scientists

Is our species on a downwards spiral?<p>The genes that predispose people to attain higher levels of education have been in decline over the past 80 …

Genetics

Abdullah Saeed Throws a Marijuana Mystery Party - VICE

On an all new episode of <i>BONG APPÉTIT,</i> host Abdullah Saeed throws a murder masquerade dinner party with cannabis-infused New Orleans classics prepared by Chef Courtney McBroom.

Marijuana

The Scientific and Personal Benefits of Masturbating - VICE

Last year, my colleagues in the UK ran a story extolling the virtues of not masturbating. The virtues were, um, limited—a bit of increased productivity, seemingly brought on by a reduction in guilt. With the help of Jim Pfaus, a Concordia University neuroscientist who studies sexual arousal, that …

Psychology