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10 Cheapest Cities You'll Want to Live In

The cheapest places to live aren’t necessarily the best places to live. Cities with super-low living costs can suffer from high unemployment, poverty …

How My Job Saved Me

<i>"No tears in the writer, no tears in the reader." </i> --  Robert Frost<p>Before you roll your eyes at the idealistic nature of this title, know this about me -- I'm not one of those people who skips dinner to stay at the office until 9:30 p.m. I'm not the guy who won't shut up about his job in between …

The Weird Thing a Guy Does When He’s Into You

So this is why they insist on a late-night stroll after dinner<p>Men can be <i>so</i> hard to read—especially in the beginning, when you’re trying to suss out if they’re feeling you or not. Here’s one strange sign that may help you figure it out: Men tend to walk slower with you when they’re into you, …

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Hayley: How Will It Feel?

In the days leading up to our wedding, people kept asking me if I was nervous. I kept saying no, but that wasn’t quite true. I <i>was</i> nervous, just not …

Nelson Mandela: Early Life

Credits: Story<p>Photographer — <b>Ardon Bar Hama</b><br>Photographer — <b>Matthew Willman</b><br>Reasearch & Curation — <b>Nelson Mandela Centre of Memory Staff</b><p>Credits: All …

Guardian front page, Thursday 26 September: Revealed: exploitation of Qatar's World Cup 'slaves' http://t.gu.com/pe6eR

Get Good at Change: Life Lesson 101

They say that two things are certain in this life: death and taxes. But there is another aspect to our reality that weaves inexorably through our lives, from our first breath to our last -- the certainty of change.<p>We are constantly and forever changing. From developmental changes (infant to adult …

Five-year mortgage fixes start to rise

Some of the cheapest five-year fixed-rate mortgages have been pulled by lenders, signalling that record-low rates may be drawing to a close.<p>Tesco Bank withdrew the lowest five-year fix on the market last week, at 2.49% with a £1,495 fee at 60% loan-to-value (LTV), while West Bromwich building …

3 Toxic Cosmetics You Should Replace Now

<i>by guest blogger Ava Anderson, natural beauty expert and safe cosmetics advocate</i><p>I always say that it is all about the ingredients, and I recommend using products without harmful ingredients in order to reduce your daily, weekly, yearly, and lifetime body burden of chemicals with known and suspected …

Sales Rule No. 1: Start a Simple Conversation | Inc.com

Many sellers think that the best way to cultivate a prospect or sales lead is to start a sales pitch. Sales pitches consist of two parts:<p>A description of your offering and its benefits.<br>• An attempt to get the customer to either buy immediately or agree to an appointment. (The close)<p>However, sales …

Why Italian Borrowing Costs Have Now Surpassed Spanish Borrowing Costs

Spain is generally seen as the weaker of the two economies (much worse unemployment, a higher deficit, a much more fragile banking system, etc.) so this is surprising. Except the crux of the story is that Silvio Berlusconi continues to threaten to topple the Italian government, which is based on a …

Almost a quarter of men 'admit to rape in parts of Asia'

<b>Almost a quarter of men surveyed in a UN report looking at violence against women in parts of Asia have admitted to committing at least one rape.</b><p>Rape was particularly common within relationships. However, one in 10 men admitted raping a woman who was not their partner.<p>Ten thousand men from six …

Overcoming Fear in 8 Steps

Fear is felt in many forms. We may have a fear of flying, a fear of commitment, a fear of the unknown, or at times, all of the above. By definition, "fear is a distressing emotion aroused by impending danger, evil, pain, etc., whether the threat is real or imagined... " Fear is such a powerful …

Time to get started

“IT BEGINS from now,” tweeted Takafumi Horie, the former boss of Livedoor, an internet firm, two months after emerging from prison this spring. Mr …

US set for Syria strikes after Kerry says evidence of chemical attack is 'clear'

John Kerry advanced what he called a "clear and compelling" case that Syria was responsible for a chemical attack that killed nearly 1,500 people, in a statement on Friday that made clear the US was on the verge of military strikes against the Assad regime.<p>Speaking in a blunt terms, the US …

Fast food strikes go super-sized in clash over wages

The battle to boost the minimum wage escalated Thursday when thousands of workers at hundreds of fast food restaurants in 50 U.S. cities walked off the job to demand decent pay.<p>From San Diego to New York, workers stopped flipping burgers, frying fries, and slathering on secret sauce in what …

Understanding What Your Logo Says About Your Brand

There have been a lot of changes at Yahoo! this past year under the helm of Marissa Mayer. In just one year, the new CEO has narrowed the company’s focus, purchased new properties and this past July has helped Yahoo! take the crown as the most trafficked internet property in the U.S., according to …

Right Brain, Left Brain? Scientists Debunk Popular Theory

Maybe you're "right-brained": creative, artistic, an open-minded thinker who perceives things in subjective terms. Or perhaps you're more of a "left-brained" person, where you're analytical, good at tasks that require attention to detail, and more logically minded.<p>It turns out, though, that this …

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How Obama Lost His Influence in Egypt

The White House’s moves since the Arab Spring have weakened any leverage it might wield now. By Josh Rogin.<p>The Obama administration seems powerless …

Egyptian ambassador to the U.S. on his country's unrest

Graduate Student Fellowships, University of Notre Dame, USA

<b>The Notre Dame Institute for Advanced Study (NDIAS)</b> is dedicated to fostering and supporting integrative scholarship addressing ultimate questions at …

The Stars Who Taught Us How To Wear Red Lipstick

Nothing makes us feel sexier than wearing red lipstick. It's amazing how something that's packaged in a tiny tube can bring about a sense of grandeur. Plus, it's way more affordable than a pair of red-bottom Christian Louboutin heels.<p>Since the 1940s, red lipstick was one of the key symbols of …

Wednesday, August 14, 2013

Egypt's sexual assault epidemic | Egypt

It is the night of July 3, and on the streets of downtown Cairo thousands are celebrating the ousting of Egypt's deposed president, Mohamed Morsi. But below ground, in the police booth of Tahrir Square's metro station, Joanna Joseph is attempting to comfort a young girl.<p>She had been surrounded by …

McDuped: Why American fast food chains are exploiting their workers | Australia

Around the United States, fast food workers have been striking and picketing, demanding a raise from $7.25 to $15 an hour, and the right to organise a union.<p>Many people are asking whether the companies can afford to do this. But the more urgent question is, can the workers afford the status …

How US policy denies life-saving care to women raped in war - Women’s Media Center

How US policy denies life-saving care to women raped in war<p>Angelina Jolie doesn't mince words.<p>“Let us be clear what we are speaking about,” the …

A close call for Bashar al-Assad? | US & Canada

Opposition fighters in the Syrian capital Damascus say they have come closer than ever to taking out Bashar al-Assad, the Syrian president, after firing rockets and mortars at his convoy in the early hours of Thursday morning.<p>The rebels are making some progress in Damascus ... it's like a signal, …

Mugabe says Zimbabwe elections free and fair

Zimbabwe's Robert Mugabe has insisted that the presidential elections were free and fair, in his first public speech since his big win in the general elections last week.<p>He said the re-election of his Zanu-PF party confirmed that Zimbabwe will never be a colony again, in his address to thousands of …

Sumo on the Steppes | Mongolia

In the land of Ghenghis Khan, wrestling is a national sport and a 2,000-year-old tradition. 'Bokh', as it is known locally, features annually at tournaments across Mongolia.<p>The biggest such event is the Nadaam Festival, which sees 40,000 wrestlers compete in provinces across Mongolia. The largest …