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In the world today, big governments are virtually useless

By Prof George W. Kanyeihamba A study in sizes and styles of world governments has tended to show that in governance small is beautiful and big is useless and wasteful. The governments of China , USA, Russia, and India may be the largest, representing as they do, the biggest populations and nations of the world. They may also… Read More »

World Of Warcraft Helped This Man Grow An 8-Figure Business

Credit: Getty Royalty Free Eden Amirav was Israel’s national undefeated champion at World of Warcraft. He has also established and sold one seven-figure business and founded another eight-figure business. For the uninitiated, World of Warcraft has grossed nearly $10 billion in revenue since 2004. It’s also a fiendishly addictive video game that encourages players to sink hundreds of… Read More »

iPhone X vs Pixel 2 XL vs Galaxy Note 8: The Best Camera Phone in the World?

HIGHLIGHTS The iPhone X does an excellent job with videos and in portrait mode The Galaxy Note 8 lets you adjust the blur effect in portrait mode The Pixel 2 XL captures the best detail in still photography The camera in a smartphone has become a crucial part of any shopper’s buying decision. Whether you’re a photography enthusiast… Read More »

Trump’s tricky talks: five world leader meetings to watch at the Apec summit

Donald Trump arrives in Da Nang on Friday, a seaside resort chosen by Vietnam to hold the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (Apec) conference. The resort will be filled with other world leaders and offers up the possibility of some unpredictable meetings. Russian president Vladimir Putin Trump’s relationship with the Russian president is a colossal issue in Washington. Any meeting will… Read More »

Sexual Abuse Stories From Around The World Pour Out On Social Media

Celebrities and everyday people continued flooding social media with personal accounts of sexual assault and harassment Monday, responding to calls to break the culture of silence around such abuse. The massive global response was triggered by the allegations against Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein, who is accused of rape and abuse dating back decades. People shared stories and offered… Read More »

Don’t pin your hopes on military generals saving the world from Trump Joe McLean

Chaos continues to reign at the White House, with Steve Bannon its latest casualty. Despite the best efforts of the new chief of staff, John Kelly – a retired United States Marine Corps general – to impose order, the real source of the chaos is the president himself. That’s bad enough for domestic politics, but given the deteriorating situations in Afghanistan… Read More »

The city that makes the most expensive boats in the world

Wandering along the beach in Italy’s Viareggio you could be forgiven for thinking it’s simply a holiday resort. Yet the umbrella-lined, sandy beaches dotted with tourists mask another role, one at the heart of the shipping industry. This unassuming seaside city is where some of the world’s largest and most exclusive vessels are made. Its speciality is the… Read More »

Mosul mosque where Islamic State took world stage lies in rubble

The leaning minaret of Mosul’s Grand al-Nuri Mosque survived conquests by the Mongols and the Ottomans, neglect under Saddam Hussein, and air raids during the Iran-Iraq War and the U.S. invasion in 2003. But after three years of Islamic State rule, it is now little more than a pile of stones at the center of a shattered city.… Read More »

London attack: Macron and Turnbull lead world condemnation

French President Emmanuel Macron has led the global condemnation of Saturday’s terror attack in London which left seven people dead. Four French citizens were among the dozens of people injured in the attack. Mr Macron spoke by phone with UK Prime Minister Theresa May, and said France was “more than ever at Britain’s side”. Meanwhile, Australian PM Malcolm… Read More »

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg Urges Harvard Graduates to Build a World of ‘Purpose’

Mark Zuckerberg returned Thursday to Harvard, where he launched Facebook and then dropped out, telling graduates it’s up to them to bring purpose to the world, fight inequality and strengthen the global community. “Change starts local. Even global changes start small – with people like us,” the Facebook CEO said. He shared stories about graduates such as David… Read More »