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Your next car rental could be a Ford. Or... a Ferrari.

May 12, 2014
Want to make a good impression? How about a $2000/day rental car?

How I got smarter this week (in just 105 minutes)

May 12, 2014
The logistics lesson hidden in a movie about food and romance in Mumbai.

Quiz: Americans use HOW much electricity?

May 9, 2014
The average Nigerian uses about 1/5 the energy of the average American.
Posted In: energy, sustainability, Nigeria

Apple + Beats = More Dr. Dre, less earbud?

May 9, 2014
The tech goliath is in talks about a big, big purchase.

Why China and Vietnam are bumping boats

May 9, 2014
China is in conflict over its claim to a vast part of the South China Sea.
Posted In: south china sea

An insider's look into Alibaba and its quirky founder

May 9, 2014
One of the biggest reasons for Alibaba’s success? Its founder, Jack Ma.
Posted In: China, alibaba group, Jack Ma
Sultan of Brunei

Why the Beverly Hills Hotel boycott could backfire

May 8, 2014
The so-called Pink Palace could weaken more than the Sultan of Brunei's will.
Posted In: Sultan of Brunei, protests, celebrities
Boy in South Africa

South Africans disappointed by growing inequality

May 7, 2014
A tale of two economies living in the same country.
Posted In: South Africa, elections, apartheid

The struggles to unionize workers in Bangladesh

May 7, 2014
Labor unions in Bangladesh continue to struggle for expanded worker rights.
Posted In: Bangladesh, Rana Plaza, Retail, garment factories, Labor Unions, factory workers, unions
A demonstrator protests with a Brazilian national flag

Brazil is not ready to host FIFA

May 6, 2014
Brazil's about to host the World Cup and the Olympics...and they're not ready.
Posted In: brazil, soccer, protests