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Record numbers of young adults living with their parents

British society is undergoing a significant shift as 1 in 4 young adults now live with their parents according to national statistics released on Tuesday. Those aged 20 to 34 are now more likely to be sharing a home with their parents than any time since 1996.<p>That's 3.3 million UK adults who are …

A Song of Ice and Fire

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A Simple Trick For Finding Your Next Great Idea

The outtake file. Think of it as a recycling center for ideas.<p>Writing a book is a long process involving lots of edits and multiple versions. In the old days of typewriters, you’d literally cut and paste sections of text where you wished them to go. While inefficient, the upside is that you had a …

How to Design Your Startup Office for a Productive Workforce

If you look at some of the latest startup offices, there seems to be a competition to who can have the coolest ping pong tables, kitchen, and big TVs displaying real time data. But are they essential to office productivity and culture?<p>We spoke to some of the hottest startups to hear their …

4 Ways to Organize New Ideas and Drive Innovation

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Your company's next great idea could come from anyone -- an employee, a customer, a vendor, or even a stranger. Everyone involved in your small business helps you drive innovation. They also create chaos. But, with so much input, how do …

10 Great Adventure Trips That Give Back

Adventure<p>Going on an adventure to a new place has the power to change you, but you can also change a place—for better or worse. Make a positive impact with one of these ten trips that are full of adventure and also benefit local communities and conservation.

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We still need to end slavery

The extraordinary new film "12 Years a Slave" immerses us in the reality of historical slavery at a deep level of complexity and nuance. The film is an opportunity to honor all who were held in chattel slavery, treated like property, and subjected to levels of violence, torture, and control that no …

Legalized Prostitution: A Failed Experiment

If only the world of prostitution were that simple. The sad fact is, where there is prostitution there is also sex trafficking, for when the demand …

Girl smuggled into Britain to have her 'organs harvested'

The first case of a child being trafficked to Britain in order to have their organs harvested has been uncovered.<p>The unnamed girl was brought to the UK from Somalia with the intention of removing her organs and selling them on to those desperate for a transplant.<p>Child protection charities warned …

Can a giant plug save New York's subways from the next Sandy?

As a nonprofit news organization, what matters to us is the same thing that matters to you: being a source for trustworthy, independent news that makes people smarter about business and the economy. So if Marketplace has helped you understand the economy better, make more informed financial …

Will we ever bring the dead back to life?

Understanding the processes governing death is helping experts try to halt and reverse it. It’s also challenging our ideas about the nature of death itself.<p>Zach Conrad died on a lovely Sunday afternoon in Philadelphia. It was 3 June 2012, and the 36-year-old financial analyst had decided to take a …

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A Plan to Create Just Two Time Zones in the Continental United States

Daylight Saving Time is a reminder that losing another hour of evening light isn't just annoying—it's an economically harmful policy with minimal energy savings.<p>Editor's Note: This article was first published on Nov. 1, 2013. The original headline was, “Daylight Saving Time Is Terrible: Here’s a …

Can Cargo Drones Bring E-Commerce To Africa?

A growing number of people are asking: Why shouldn’t this idea apply to the continent’s commerce and shipping, too?<p>And what will Africa leapfrog to? …

NASA explains mysterious ocean lights seen by satellite

It sounds like the setup for an episode of "The X-Files." A satellite records evidence of a mysterious cluster of lights in the Atlantic ocean, far from human civilization. Could it be the reappearance of all the lost ships from the Bermuda Triangle? Could it be a secret alien headquarters hidden …

What Twitter’s IPO means

A few hours after Twitter set a price range for its initial public offering, I met up with one of its employees near the company’s new headquarters on Market Street in San Francisco. He put away his iPhone as I approached.<p>“Calculating your net worth?” I asked.<p>“That was earlier,” he said. “Now we’re …

Android 4.4 KitKat unofficially arrives to the Samsung Galaxy Nexus

After all the rumors and speculation, Android 4.4 KitKat finally was unveiled on Thursday with a promised update coming to most Nexus devices within weeks. For Galaxy Nexus owners, it was also revealed that the older Nexus handset wouldn’t be getting its hands on KitKat through an official …

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Gunmen Kill More Than 30 In Attack On Nigerian Wedding

The attack happened on Saturday on the notorious Bama-Banki road when the wedding party, including friends and relatives of the groom, was making its way back to the state capital Maiduguri after the ceremony in Michika, in nearby in Adamawa State, they said.<p>"It was a gory scene," said a driver, …