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How to Bring Brazil's Economy Back to Life

As Brazilians went to the polls on Oct. 5 to choose their new president, Aécio Neves, the Brazilian Social Democratic Party (PSDB) presidential …

Don't Want To Be Targeted By Target? There's An Opt Out.

If the idea of Target tracking your shopping habits to figure out which coupons to send you (and to predict whether you’re preggers) freaks you out, you should know that there’s an opt-out.<p>“At Target, we put our guests first. This means delivering great value, relevant offers and a superior …

Argentina central bank governor resigns amid economic woes

<b>Argentina's central bank governor Juan Carlos Fabrega has resigned after less than a year in office.</b><p>He will be replaced by Alejandro Vanoli, who analysts say is more in tune with the economic policies of President Cristina Fernandez.<p>Argentina is facing a raft of economic problems including high …

Exercise Is ADHD Medication

Physical movement improves mental focus, memory, and cognitive flexibility; new research shows just how critical it is to academic performance.<p>Mental exercises to build (or rebuild)attention span have shown promise recently as adjuncts or alternatives to amphetamines in addressing symptoms common …

Stunning Time-Lapse Footage Shows Undulatus Asperatus Clouds Rolling Like Waves Over Lincoln, Nebraska

A stunning time-lapse video captured by Alex Schueth shows an undulatus asperatus cloud formation rolling like waves over Lincoln, Nebraska. …

Time-lapse Photography

How to Build Your Brand Through Storytelling

Garnering increased sales, adding new clients and achieving a higher level of success is what brand building is all about, and building a brand is done a bit differently today that it was in yesteryear. For example, brand building used to be primarily about telling a customers facts about your …

Quit Gushing: Richard Branson's Unlimited Vacation Is a Trick

He is more than a business pioneer—he’s an entrepreneurial guru and a leadership rock star. Searching the web for articles by or about Sir Richard …

The Workplace

Adventurous Mountaineers Scale the Alps for Incredible Photos

Although these stunning images might look like the work of Photoshop magic, photographer Robert Bsch (or Robert Boesch) captured these campaign photos for the Swiss mountaineering brand Mammut by carefully coordinating an entire team of mountaineers on the snowy Alps. Racing against time and …

Mountaineering

#BBCtrending: Old versus young on China's buses

<b>An elderly Chinese man, who claims he was not offered a seat by younger passengers, stood in front of a bus for two hours to stop it moving.</b><p>The man was spotted standing in the road and waving his arms in front of the bus in Baoding, a city not far from the capital Beijing. "No-one leaves," he was …

Brazil releases 'good' mosquitoes to fight dengue fever

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The Joker Broker: Doing Business with the World’s Foremost Vendor of Nonexistent Oil

Francisco Javier González Álvarez’s life is shrouded in secrecy, but we know this: He was born December 3, 1949, in La Laguna, in the Canary Islands, off of Spain. The next 45 years are a bit of a blank—nothing to indicate he would become the world’s...<p><i>All illustrations by Penelope Gazin</i><p>Arturo Díaz …

Money Laundering

How to Use Technology to Get Through Your Reading List

The internet is full of brilliant articles you haven't read. So is your read-it-later app of choice, whether it's Pocket, Readability, Instapaper or …

Apps

Exclusive - Jimmy Choo to pledge industry-beating growth in expected IPO

PARIS (Reuters) - Luxury shoe brand Jimmy Choo will seek to woo investors with a share market flotation prospectus promising industry-beating annual sales growth of more than 10 percent on the back of aggressive expansion plans in Asia and elsewhere, a source close to the deal told Reuters.<p>A model …

Huge, Terrible Menus Are Hurting McDonald's And Olive Garden

The days of a restaurant menu that reads more like a chapter book may soon be coming to an end.<p>As foodie-ism invades American culture, diners are looking for restaurants that excel at one thing instead of offering dozens of mediocre dishes. Fast-casual chains like Chipotle and Shake Shack, which …

The wrath of Warren Buffett: How Benjamin Moore almost broke his promise

Not long after Berkshire Hathaway acquired Benjamin Moore in 2000, Warren Buffett appeared in a video that was sent to the company’s thousands of …

Sales Pipeline Management: How To Unclog Your Sales Pipe

The sales pipeline is a way for you to envision the abstract concept of the sales process; basically, your prospective sale flows through the steps from new contact, to prospect, to lead, and so on until it emerges as a completed sale on the other end (like water through a pipe).<p>Of course, things …

Luna Washing Ball Cleans Your Clothes from Laundry Basket

<b>Luna Washing Ball</b> transforms your laundry basket into a washing machine, well, that’s the dream, more space and less effort to fabric care. It’s a …

55 Jobs of the Future

“There is no future in any job. The future lies in<br>the person who holds the job.” – George W. Crane<p>One of my primary complaints with higher education …

Transfer deadline day: Radamel Falcao deal caps record summer

<b>Radamel Falcao's loan move to Manchester United was the major deadline day signing as Premier League summer spending hit a record £835m.</b><p>The Colombian striker's £6m switch, Daley Blind's £13.8m move to United and their sale of Danny Welbeck to Arsenal for £16m helped set the new landmark.<p>Overall …

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4 charts that help explain weak consumer spending

Slide 1 of 5<p>WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) — There’s all sorts of plausible-sounding reasons why consumer spending, which fell in July, wasn’t so hot.<p>The …

Economics

South American food chains use Florida as US gate

MIAMI (AP) — When El Corral Burgers opened its first U.S. restaurant near Miami last year, Colombian-Americans came in droves to get a taste of …

5 Ways The Internet Of Things Will Make Marketing Smarter

The Internet of Things (IoT) may sound like a business buzzword. In reality, it’s a technological revolution that will impact everything we do—a gigantic wave of new possibility poised to alter the face of technology.<p>First, some background: IoT is the interconnectivity between things using wireless …

5 Ways Writing a Book Can Help Your Business

4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>With self-publishing becoming easier, more and more entrepreneurs are able to reap the rewards of writing about their business. Putting pen to paper – or fingers to keyboard – can instantly give you credibility, position you as …

Writing

To Be A Boss, You Must Think Like A Boss

A lot of people like to be the boss, to have their own business. But very few make it. The rest become workers.<p>How can you be part of the first group? What does it take? Certain mentalities prepare you to be a successful entrepreneur.<p><b>1.Don’t be stuck in a comfortable routine</b><p>Many people get caught …

SalesforceVoice: 25 Productivity Hacks From Sales Experts

As competition increases in nearly every industry, it has become more important than ever for sales professionals to be at the top of their game. This has created an obsession with enhancing productivity and reaching peak performance levels every day.<p>However, productivity is far from a …

Google tests drone deliveries in Project Wing trials

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/technology/1104000/1104301_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524622431_43a3de118a21618fa1198d5c7b636cb3<p><b>Google has built and tested autonomous aerial vehicles, which it believes could be used for goods deliveries.</b><p>The project is being developed at …

Brazil's economy falls into recession, latest figures show

<b>Brazil has fallen into recession, just a month before the general election, latest figures show.</b><p>Economic output, GDP, fell by 0.6% in the three months to June, worse than analysts had predicted, and revised figures for the first quarter of the year also showed a fall of 0.2%.<p>A recession is usually …