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Zimbabwe will print $200 million worth of its own version of US dollars

Zimbabwe is introducing its own version of US dollars to deal with its worsening cash crunch. John Mangudya, governor of the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe, said the bank will introduce “bond notes” of $2, $5, $10, and $20, which will hold the same value as their US dollar counterparts, according to a …

Africa

7 Tiny Daily Habits That Can Lead to Huge Success

The way I think about personal development and designing the life I want to live is very similar to the way I think about investing.<p>Imagine that …

Eye Doctors Want To Shut Down This Online Vision Exam Startup

Opternative allows you to get a glasses prescription without leaving your desk. Optometrists aren't happy about it.<p>The eyeglass prescription process is the latest health care service to be disrupted — and now optometrists are waging an all-out war against a startup that lets people do vision tests …

Lower Yourself in Love Like Jesus

The key to enduring suffering in service to others is putting on the humility of Christ. In this lab, John Piper walks us through the birth and death …

Workers trapped in collapsed Pakistan factory plead for help on mobile phones

LAHORE, Pakistan (Reuters) - Rescuers at the site of a collapsed factory in Pakistan continued to dig through the rubble on Thursday, as the death toll rose to at least 21, officials said, describing the latest tragedy to spotlight poor safety standards in South Asia.<p>Rescue officials said 102 …

Lahore

An Easy, Intuitive Tool For Making Sense Of Your Data

Tableau’s new Vizable app transforms spreadsheets into information you can actually use and understand.<p>Tableau, the Seattle-based software firm that helps major businesses make sense of their data, is now bringing its data visualization expertise to the everyday user. Their new app, Vizable, …

Data Visualization

Better journalism is key to better public health - Vox

Most people who read health journalism with a critical eye would say it's in bad shape. For evidence, look no further than your local newspaper (if one still exists), or go to your favorite website and learn about "the 10 ways to bust your belly fat for good." Coffee will help you live longer on …

Journalism

15 Eating Habits That Make You Live Longer

<i>By Dan Buettner</i><p>For more than a decade, I've been working with a team of experts to study hot spots of longevity -- regions we call Blue Zones, where many people live to 100 and beyond. They are the Greek island of Ikaria; the highlands of Sardinia; the Nicoya Peninsula in Costa Rica; Okinawa, …

Articles about 5 home office design ideas on Dwell.com - Dwell

There are many materials used today in and around the home, but one of the most frequently used and requested materials by...<p>With more and more people beginning to telecommute and work remotely from home, the home office is getting more attention than...<p>On a daily basis, we feature homes that stand …

Home Offices

21 Vegan Barbecue Staples That'll Make Any Cookout An Herbivore's Delight

Just because you don't eat meat products doesn't mean you have to suffer through a vacuous frozen veggie burger while everyone else at the summer barbecue chows down on hot, delicious grill food.<p>You, dear vegan, deserve the very best. And, as it happens, the very best cookout foods are often vegan. …

Healthy Eating

Vegan Jackfruit Pulled "Pork" Sandwiches

Step 1<p>Preheat your oven to 400 degrees<p>Step 2<p>Drain and rinse the jackfruit. Cut the core from the edges (it's okay to leave a little). Using your …

The World’s Juiciest Veggie Burger

I hope you all had a wonderful holiday weekend! I sure did. A little beach, some fireworks, and a lot of food! Plus some yummy blog cookings. I …

California: Sonoma valley wine route: top 10 guide

Napa may grab the headlines but the roots of Californian wine are in nearby Sonoma valley, where family-owned vineyards, farm-to-table restaurants and charming hotels make it an area ripe for exploring<p>About an hour north of San Francisco, Sonoma valley is Sonoma County’s most concentrated …

Wine

Articles about 5 remarkable kitchens on Dwell.com - Dwell

The kitchen has evolved significantly over the years, and new advancements in technology and materials continue to push the space...<p>One of our New Year's resolutions? To read more.<p>A kitchen nook can be one of the hardest working, unsung heroes of a home—and its function goes far beyond just hosting …

Kitchens

Faith vs. Fact

<b>Jerry A. Coyne</b> is a Professor in the Department of Ecology and Evolution at the University of Chicago. He received a B.S. in Biology from the College …

University of Chicago

Why the kids of Asian immigrants excel – and what it teaches us about stereotypes

In Canada, statistics show that second-generation children of immigrants outperform their native-born peers. But that's not the full story. Some ethnic groups do very well when it comes to education attainment and professional occupations, while others struggle. Why do kids with parents from places …

High School

The Joy of Getting Unstuck

I’m busy.<p>Like you, I’ve got a hundred things going on between family and church and work and all the in between. Let me be the first to say that all …

Faith

Preach the Gospel to Yourself

<i>No one is more influential in your life than you are. Because no one talks to you more than you do.</i><p>So observes Paul Tripp — and in doing so, he …

iTunes

Poverty Is a Moral Problem

William Easterly, professor of economics at New York University, is one of the most prominent iconoclasts in the field of international aid. In 2006 …

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

Six Lessons in Good Listening

Listening is one of the easiest things you’ll ever do, and one of the hardest.<p>In a sense, listening is easy — or <i>hearing</i> is easy. It doesn’t demand …

Old Testament

When the Bible Is Hard to Understand

Years ago Noel Piper recommended a way to read the Bible that helped her, and, as I eventually discovered, helped me as well. She introduced a …

Faith

10 Ways to Love Your Neighbor

For a while, I've been aware of an organization called Apartment Life. I asked them to share a bit about what they do.<p>Apartment Life seeks to effect …

Son of God

Watching <i>Son of God</i> is a bit like listening to a pretty good tribute band doing a set list of Top 40 hits you have heard most of your life. The …

2014 Could Be The ‘Tipping Point’ For Female Founders, Says Y Combinator’s Jessica Livingston

Y Combinator held its first ever Female Founders Conference Saturday afternoon at the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, California. In opening remarks, Y Combinator co-founder Jessica Livingston said that the sold-out gathering is “the most over-subscribed event” in the famed startup …

The Murmurations of Starlings

When starlings flock together, wheeling and darting through the sky in tight, fluid formations, we call it a murmuration. These murmurations can range from small groups of a few hundred starlings in a small ball, to undulating seas of millions of birds, blocking out the sun. I thought today would …

Shirley Temple’s Life in Pictures

Imagno / Getty Images<p>Shirley Temple was the biggest movie star of the Great Depression, known for having 56 perfect golden ringlets. This 1933 photo …

Finding the Fatherless: A Call to Fill the Gap

It was my sophomore year in college. I sat frustrated in the office of our campus minister, Chad. I don’t exactly remember what I was frustrated …

Teens

The five biggest time wasters for CEOs

I constantly hear from executives that they have way too much work to do and can never seem to catch up and actually get their job done. After years of watching this behavior and analyzing the root causes, I’ve found that there is plenty of time to get things done if people stop doing the wrong …

CEOs

Ex-psychiatric patient speaks of repeated abuse

<b>A woman who says she was raped more than 50 times while at an NHS psychiatric hospital has told BBC Radio 5 live such institutions are an "open playing field for predators".</b><p>Catherine told the Victoria Derbyshire programme about being an in-patient at Little Brook Hospital, Kent, several times in 12 …

Mental Health