A TRAIT THAT THE MOST INCOMPETENT BOSSES SHARE

If you told us you’ve never vented about an insufferable boss, we’d call you a liar. Even if you love your current boss, chances are there’s at least one leader in your employment history whose memory fills you with frustration. According to research, the most incompetent of bosses all share one common, perhaps unexpected trait. […]

THE HOUSE ON THE ROCK : THE SPECIAL HOUSE THAT CLINGS TO THE ROCK

Perched on top of a small, rocky island in Narragansett Bay, near Jamestown, Rhode Island, the United States, is a three-story, cedar shingle mansion built by Philadelphia socialite Joseph Lovering Wharton in 1905. Wharton had built the house as an act of defiance after the government seized his land and summer home that he had […]

BANANAS HAVE DIED OUT ONCE BEFORE , DON’T LET IT HAPPEN AGAIN

You probably take bananas for granted. In the United Kingdom, one in four pieces of fruit consumed is a banana and, on average, each Briton eats 10 kg of bananas per year; in the United States, that’s 12 kg, or up to 100 bananas. They’re in danger of extinction. Bananas are one of the oldest […]

TOP 7 LESSONS EVERY MILLIONAIRES TEACH YOU

A sudden surge of wealth has lifted many Americans into the category of millionaire status. Fidelity Investments says that as of the end of the first quarter of this year, 157,000 people who are enrolled in Fidelity workplace savings accounts had $1 million or more. What are these folks doing right that has allowed them […]

THE VILLAGE OF ILLEGAL GUN MANUFACTURERS

DARRA ADAN KHEL : THE VILLAGE OF ILLEGAL GUNS   Darra Adam Khel is a small village in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province of Pakistan, located between the city of Peshawar and Kohat. An unkempt village of two storey wood and adobe buildings among the sand stone hills, Darra Adam Khel’s economy is driven by only […]

WORLD’S FIRST PLASTIC FREE AISLE OPENS IN NETHERLAND’S SUPERMARKET

Shoppers in the Netherlands will get the chance to visit Europe’s first plastic-free supermarket  in what campaigners claim is a turning point in the war on plastic pollution. The store in Amsterdam will open its doors at 11am when shoppers will be able to choose from more than 700 plastic-free products, all available in one […]

PHILIPPINES TO SHUT THEIR POPULAR TOURIST ISLAND TO CUT POLLUTION

The possible closure of a major coastal tourism magnet in the Philippines for environmental cleanup will hurt business, but for a cause that helps everyone longer term, experts say.   President Rodrigo Duterte said via the presidential website in March he would place Boracay Island under a “state of calamity.” The island may be shut […]

CHINA HITS BACK US WITH TARIFFS ON US IMPORTS

China has imposed tariffs of up to 25 percent on 128 US imports, including pork and wine, after US President Donald Trump raised duties on foreign steel and aluminium imports earlier in March. The tariffs affecting some $US3bn of imports kick in on Monday. Beijing said the move was to “safeguard China’s interests and balance” […]

PIZZA HUT NOW LET’S YOU ORDER PIZZA FROM YOUR SHOES

There is no better place to cook up tech innovation than through pizza delivery. In short order, we’ve gone from calling in orders by telephone (which feels prehistoric now), to sending them online, to texting them, to filling them via emoji. Pizza Hut has concocted a fresh way to get your favorite pie to your […]