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The exact same sentence from your boss can mean ‘yes,’ ‘no,’ or ‘maybe’ depending on the country where you work

In the world of international business, you need to know your words will be understood by people from countries ... or it could spell disaster.
The author working with students in Kuala Terrenganu, Malaysia.

In 2 years of living and working in Malaysia, no one ever told me ‘no’ — and it took me months to understand why

The most challenging part of moving to a new country can often be adapting to its communication style.
Martin Shkreli listed the album on eBay in September.

Federal prosecutors want to seize the Wu-Tang Clan album that Martin Shkreli paid $2 million for

Federal prosecutors reportedly want to seize the former pharmaceutical executive Martin Shkreli's one-of-a-kind Wu-Tang Clan album as part of an assets seizure.

You might have more control over aging than you think — here are 5 things you can do to slow it down

A Nobel Prize-winning biologist explains how you can take control of your shortening chromosomes and slow down the aging process.

An indoor plant expert reveals a simple trick to keep your houseplants from dying

There’s an easy move that keeps houseplants alive that ’99%’ of growers don’t follow. And it could be killing your plants.

Japan has become a ‘demographic time bomb’ — here’s the truth about what that means

Japan is dealing with what economists call a "demographic time bomb." The country has coped with this in creative and sometimes extreme ways.

Beyoncé was the highest-paid female musician in the last year with $105 million — here are the others

Beyoncé's hit album "Lemonade" and her subsequent world tour for the album have made her the highest-paid female musician in the last year, according to Forbes.
Jay-Z with Roc-A-Fella Records signee Kanye West in 2004.

How Jay-Z’s ‘absolutely contagious’ entrepreneurial spirit turned him into a mogul worth over $800 million

Jay-Z's entrepreneurial efforts now reach across many industries, including restaurants, sports management, music streaming, and venture capital.
More than just a cute face?

Dog owners are less likely to die, according to a study of 3.4 million people

A massive 12-year study found that people who own dogs have a lower risk of death from heart diseases — especially those with hunting dogs.
Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi

Uber’s new CEO says he’s ditching a practice that turned employees into ‘a–holes’

Uber's new CEO Dara Khosrowshahi gave a progress report on revamping the company's culture and said policies like "toe stepping" are now officially out.