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30 Books You Should Read Before You're 30

The best books aren't static stories, but living entities with meanings that change and grow along with you. That's why we strongly recommend rereading the classics that were assigned to you in high school; you may find that they're nothing like they were before.<p>Still, some books are best …

Frontier Economy Kenya Progresses with Financial Inclusion

• Kenya’s strong growth follows sound economic policies, far-reaching reforms<br>• Major priority is employment for Kenya’s young, rapidly growing …

100 Diagrams That Changed the World by Scott Christianson. From The Earliest Cave Paintings to the Innovation of the iPod

Infographics are cool (and trending) but you know what is cool? 100 most important diagrams that changed the human history, Scott Christianson decide to compile the most awesome diagrams in this book: you think that prismatic circle that you see on photoshop is a creation from Adobe, well Moses Harris did it in 1766, do you remember Dante’s Inferno, well there’s a diagram for that, phases of the moon? Yeah Galileo did it, and of course Da Vinci Vitruvian Man is there too.

Average Texas Football Player Reportedly Worth $578,000

The player compensation debate is slowly but surely coming to a head in college football, and to aid us in that inevitable conversation, the folks at Business Insider have created a metric that estimates what each school's average player is roughly worth.<p>Per the report, which used data from AL.com, …

Iran president ready to engage immediately in nuke talks

In an address to the United Nations, President Obama urges a diplomatic path to solving Iran's nuclear weapons crisis.<p>Iran's newly installed president Hasan Rouhani told the United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday that Iran stands prepared to immediately engage in talks over its nuclear …

Detroit attempts to reach bankruptcy settlement in mediation with creditors

A judge told a courtroom packed with lawyers Tuesday that deals between Detroit and its creditors would be better than years of "horrendous" litigation in the largest public bankruptcy in US history.<p>Eastern Michigan's chief federal judge, Gerald Rosen, opened the first formal round of mediation by …

Boston Tops Ranking of Energy-Efficient U.S. Cities

The list comes as the Senate debates a bipartisan bill on energy efficiency.<p><b>Though legislation to promote energy efficiency remains in a holding pattern in the U.S. Senate, there was a glimmer of good news on American cities' efforts to achieve energy savings on their own.</b><p>According to a new ranking …

Lessons from Germany: Solar Energy Opportunities for Farmers

With the recent public discussion over The Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management (FARRM) Act, the national spotlight has been directed once …

India passes massive program to feed 800 million in poverty

NEW DELHI — India passed into law Monday an ambitious program to provide nearly free food to some 800 million Indians. Supporters hailed it as a long-overdue fix for the nation's rampant poverty, while critics slammed it as a shameless and electoral ploy the country can't afford that will encourage …

Why Tesla is focused on oil-rich Norway as it expands beyond the US

Just off the European E18 highway some 210km south of Oslo lies an industrial park called Brokelandsheia. It is an unassuming cluster of a few hundred workers, a small collection of warehouses, a Statoil gas station and a 24-hour cafe and hotel called Cinderella. Next week, the Cinderella cafe is …

Robert Mugabe prepares for lavish swearing-in ceremony

Zimbabwe's veteran leader Robert Mugabe will be sworn in for a new five-year term today in a massive stadium inauguration that will be boycotted by his election rival.<p>Opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai insists the July 31 vote that returned the 89-year-old to power was rigged and will shun the …

Compleat FoodSkin Flexible Lunchbox Keeps Your Food As Perfect As You Assemble It In The Morning

<b>Compleat FoodSkin</b>, a flexible lunchbox that expands to hold your meal. Cool heh? You can perfectly assemble a sandwich and keep it inside this unit …

Radioactive water leaks at Japan's Fukushima nuclear plant

The operator of Japan's tsunami-crippled nuclear power plant has said that about 300 tons of highly radioactive water have leaked from one of the hundreds of storage tanks there - its worst leak yet from one of the vessels.<p>Tokyo Electric Power Co. said on Tuesday that the contaminated water leaked …

Central African Republic in chaos, says UN chief Ban Ki-moon

<b>UN chief Ban Ki-moon says the Central African Republic (CAR) has suffered a "total breakdown of law and order" since rebels seized power in March.</b><p>He urged the UN Security Council to consider sanctions or to set up a panel of experts to monitor the situation.<p>Seleka rebel group leader Michel Djotodia …