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Chinese University Bans Christmas for Being 'Kitsch' Western Holiday

BEIJING — A university in northwestern China has banned Christmas, calling it a "kitsch" foreign celebration unbefitting of the country's own traditions and making its students watch propaganda films instead, media said on Thursday.<p>The state-run Beijing News said that the Modern College of …

China

Study: 420 Million People Around The World Are Addicted To The Internet

According to the study, which we first saw on Motherboard, researchers estimate that 6% of the world's population is addicted to the internet.<p>The world's population is roughly 7 billion people, so that makes for about 420 million people addicted to the internet.<p>Importantly, not everyone in the …

Psychology

Could Hong Kong limit mainland visitors?

<b>At a time when many countries around the world are clamouring to ease visa restrictions on big-spending Chinese tourists, the government of Hong Kong has begun looking at ways to limit their numbers.</b><p>This week, Chief Executive CY Leung surprised reporters by confirming that officials had indeed …

Hong Kong

Associated Press News

Chelsea Clinton Is Pregnant

Chelsea Clinton is expecting her first child, the former First Daughter announced Thursday.<p>Clinton, speaking at the “Girls: A No Ceilings …

Evernote And Moleskine Team Up To Create Smart Business Notebook

The notebook is geared toward workers jotting down notes in meetings.<p>Evernote and Moleskine are at it again. The two companies have partnered up to create a special notebook for Evernote users geared toward enterprise customers.<p>The primary difference between the Evernote Business Notebook and the …

5 Incredibly Effective Ways to Work Smarter, Not Harder | Inc.com

Regular readers know I definitely believe in the power of hard work. As Jimmy Spithill, skipper of Team Oracle USA, says, "Rarely have I seen a situation where doing less than the other guy is a good strategy."<p>But we can all work smarter, too. And clearly we all want to, as evidenced by the …

Time Management

New Thai Satellite Images Show 300 Objects Possibly Related to MH370

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>One day after France announced it had satellite images showing 122 objects that could be related to …

King reveals insights about Candy Crush Saga on the game’s first birthday

Advertisement<p>5 Comments<p>Credit: King<p><i>Candy Crush Saga</i>, the game that has become synonymous with addictive freemium gameplay, has turned a year old …

Apple Exec Phil Schiller: Samsung Hurt iPad, iPhone Sales

By Malathi Nayak<p>SAN JOSE, Calif., Nov 15 (Reuters) - A top Apple Inc executive testified on Friday that Samsung Electronics Co Ltd undermined his company's marketing efforts, reputation and business by selling devices that copied the iPhone and iPad.<p>Apple marketing chief Phil Schiller appeared as a …

Russia agrees to back U.N. Security Council resolution on Syria

September 26, 2013|By Paul Richter and Shashank Bengali<p>Secretary of State John F. Kerry attends a Friends of the Syrian People meeting… (Andrew Burton / Getty Images )<p>UNITED NATIONS -- Russia agreed Thursday to back a United Nations Security Council resolution that demands Syria relinquish its …

Middle East