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European banks break ranks over cryptocurrencies

A handful of smaller European banks are breaking ranks with the rest of the sector by giving investors access to cryptocurrencies and advising on …

Top 5 Things to Know in the Market on Monday

© Reuters. Top 5 things to know today in financial markets<p>Investing.com - Here are the top five things you need to know in financial markets on …

US yet to suffer full effect of damaging Trump policies

Illustration: Luo Xuan/GT<p>US President Donald Trump and Secretary of the Treasury Steven Mnuchin have promised an economic miracle. They argue that …

Exclusive: IOC boss to visit North Korea after winter Games - source

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (Reuters) - International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach plans to visit North Korea after the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics, cementing ties with the reclusive state which used the event to restart political dialogue with South Korea.<p>Bach told Reuters in an …

North Korea

This simple technique can help you to take in more of what you read

Whether it's Facebook content, Bill Gates's favorite book, or the latest critical business report, most of us enjoy reading or have to do quite a bit of it through the day. But in the rush to do everything in less time, you might be missing a crazily simple way to commit more content to memory:<p>Just …

Bill Gates

The 'starve and stack' method could help you save $50,000 in 2 years — here's how to implement it in your own life

If you want to change the trajectory of your financial future for the better, 'starve and stack' may be right for you.<p>I've written about what 'starve and stack' is, but in this article I will show you how to execute it.<p>What is 'starve and stack?'<p>'Starve and stack' is centered around the power of …

Retirement

This Is Why Uma Thurman Is Angry

Yes, Uma Thurman is mad.<p>She has been raped. She has been sexually assaulted. She has been mangled in hot steel. She has been betrayed and gaslighted by those she trusted.<p>And we’re not talking about her role as the blood-spattered bride in “Kill Bill.” We’re talking about a world that is just as …

Kill Bill

Clueless about bitcoin? Here’s your cryptocurrency crash course

Cryptocurrencies are a bit like the Kardashians: You’ve probably heard of them, but you may not really be sure why. They’re completely overexposed in …

15 Short Story Collections Everyone Should Read

Great literature in small portions<p>Last December, a short story by Kristen Roupenian called 'Cat Person' went viral. It was a reminder of the power the form can wield, and a great advert for literature in an era dominated by other mediums.<p>Short stories, of course, have the added advantage of being …

Books

How to Build Your Own App If You Don't Know How to Code

<i>In our series</i> Getting It<i>, we’ll give you all you need to know to get started with and excel at a wide range of technology, both on and offline. Here,</i> …

Apps

These 3 Words Will Make You a Time Management Expert | Inc.com

For many of us, time management feels like a magical key to success. We have a to-do list that grows faster than we can work. We invest in systems, books and planners, all in hopes of mastering our time. If we could only find the right trick to stay on top of it and get things done!<p>Meanwhile, we …

Time Management

Super blue blood moon 2018 - gallery

Many parts of the globe caught a glimpse of the moon as a giant crimson globe, thanks to a rare lunar trifecta that combines a total eclipse with a blue moon and super moon. The spectacle, which Nasa has coined a “super blue blood moon,” will grace the pre-dawn skies in the western US as the moon …

Astronomy

Why pay for Office and Photoshop when you can get these alternatives for free?

Top-quality software that costs nothing.<p>We rely on expensive computer programs to edit photos and video, deal with office work, and protect our computers from malware. But they're not our only options. Often, commercial studios will offer the most basic versions of their products free of charge. In …

Software

What I Learned Reading 100 Books Last Year

When I created the goal at the end of 2016, I had just finished my 24-book goal and wanted to up my game for 2017. I decided on 36 books; it made …

Books

The 5 best pieces of advice I got last year from CEOs and execs

Now is the time of year where you're ready to reinvent yourself. 2018 is a fresh start.<p>That means you're likely most receptive to advice right now. Watch out. There's good advice and there's also plenty of bad advice out there.<p>I've been the recipient of both. Usually your inner radar helps you sift …

Thinking About Getting an MBA? Consider the Bicycle First

As logic would have it, there are three types of people reading this.<p>First, there are those with an MBA degree, who have come here either to satisfy …

5 Things We Learned About Activist Investing in 2017

Activist investors - those hedge fund managers who push companies to improve operations, buy back shares and sell themselves - had another busy year …

Activist Investing Predictions For 2018

Here are some of the predictions for 2018 that we’ve heard in recent weeks:<p>Get Our Activist Investing Case Study!<p>Get the entire 10-part series on our …

Activist Peltz to CEOs: We'll work with you

NEW YORK: Billionaire investor Nelson Peltz has a message for America's corporate chiefs; when he calls they do not automatically have to fear for …

Airbnb reached full-year profitability for 2017, and it’s adding a former Amex CEO to its board

It’s a small $100 million in cash-flow profitability, but it sets up the short-term home rental company for an IPO in 2018.<p>Airbnb will show $100 million in cash-flow profitability for the full year in 2017, according to sources close to the situation, as the company said high-profile exec Kenneth …

Profit

Dell Mulls Return to Market Four Years After Going Private

Just over four years since Michael Dell took his namesake PC company private, the billionaire is considering taking Dell Technologies public again in …

Dell

ContentSquare lands $42 million so AI can track how you click, touch, and interact with brands

Understanding precisely how consumers and users interact with your website and apps is paramount to any company’s success. To handle such interactive data, SaaS digital experience insights company ContentSquare announced today that it has raised a $42 million Series B funding round, led by Canaan, …

Artificial Intelligence

Leadership Takes Self-Control. Here’s What We Know About It

Philosophers and psychologists have been discussing the importance of self-control for ages. Plato, for example, argued that the human experience is a constant struggle between our desire and rationality, and that self-control is needed to achieve our ideal form. Likewise, Freud suggested that …

Why You Should Add Ginger to Your Diet ASAP

I've heard time and time again how great ginger is for your health, but how beneficial is it <i>really</i>? To find out whether the root actually yields results or purely sounds healthy, I asked Cynthia Sass, MPH, RD, who replied, "Yes, ginger actually has science-based evidence to back a number of …

Almost every major cryptocurrency is falling

• <b>The six largest cryptocurrencies have all lost value in the last 24 hours.</b>• <b><br>Bitcoin was down 4.6%, Ethereum was down 4.6%, and Ripple’s XRP was down 6.3%.</b><p>The six largest cryptocurrencies, including the flagship bitcoin, have all sunk in the last 24 hours, according to data from Markets Insider, …

20 best recipes under £10 for four people: part 2

<b>Blanche Vaughan’s</b> spinach, marjoram and ricotta sformata<p>Sformata is an Italian dish, similar to a souffle or rather like a baked flan but without the pastry shell – the word <i>sformata</i> means misshapen. Leafy greens like spinach or chard have a real affinity with the soft, fragrant taste of marjoram or …

Spices

26 Secret Places Interior Designers Love To Shop

Interior designers spill their best sources for furnishings and home decor.<p><b>We hope you love the products we recommend! Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales from the links on this page. Oh, and FYI — prices are accurate and items in stock as of time of publication.</b>

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15 Potato Hacks You'll Wish You'd Learned A Whole Lot Sooner

Never met a potato I didn't like.

Sweet Potatoes

Unions Fear Norway Export Drive Will End Era of Cheapest Power

Norway’s vast resources of Europe’s cheapest and greenest electricity has helped its energy-intensive industry gain an edge and produce everything …

What Algorithms Can Learn from Journalism

<i>This post was originally published in AdWeek and is based on a talk Flipboard co-founder and CEO Mike McCue gave at Web Summit in Lisbon in November 2017.</i><p>There’s no doubt that people, companies and even governments are weaponizing social media platforms by paying to game the system: the algorithms …

Social Media