- Mongolia Looks To Stock Trading As Trade With China Sinks
November 29 2013 3:02 PM
As Mongolia's economy slows down, the government is turning to investment in its stock exchange as a means of diversification.
- Thanksgiving vs. Black Friday: How Holiday Sales Took Over Family Dinners And Tradition
November 27 2013 4:42 PM
This video mash-up takes a look at where Thanksgiving consumers traded in their turkeys for discounts.
- What A Table Full Of Foreigners Taught Me About Thanksgiving
November 27 2013 8:28 AM
Ask your friends who live outside the U.S. what they think about Thanksgiving, and you may be shocked by the answers you get.
- Why Not Ditch Butterball For Wild Turkey This Thanksgiving?
November 27 2013 8:27 AM
Wild turkeys nearly vanished from America in the 20th century, but they're back -- and perfect for your Thanksgiving plate.
- How Social Media Altered The Marketing Rivalries Between Xbox One And PS4
November 22 2013 1:38 PM
The differing messages in Microsoft and Sony's advertising for their new gaming consoles were framed by social media reaction.
- Q&A: An Entrepreneur's Guide To Investing In Startups In The Arab World
November 22 2013 7:48 AM
In Schroeder's book, "Startup Rising," the tumultuous Middle East is a potential boon for entrepreneurial businesses investing.
- From Attack Survivor To Shark Advocate: The Curious Case Of Rodney Fox
November 21 2013 3:44 PM
The man responsible for shark-cage diving and the shots of great whites in “Jaws” nearly died in the mouth of his favorite predator.
- How Emirates Airline Became A Giant, And Why It's Here To Stay
November 15 2013 6:44 PM
Created from scratch by the Dubai government, Emirates is growing so fast competitors cry foul. They should get used to a new world order.
- US Citizens To NSA: See You In Court
November 15 2013 6:34 PM
The NSA's surveillance practices are being challenged in a wide range of lawsuits filed since Edward Snowden began releasing documents.
- Missed Connections In Ethiopia; Is Government Stifling Telecoms?
November 15 2013 5:46 PM
Addis Ababa should be one of Africa's brightest tech hotspots, but the government is slowing things down.
- Tourists, Corrupt Cops, And Billions Worth Of Oil: Western Ghana At A Crossroads
November 15 2013 2:07 PM
Will the discovery of major oil reserves be good or bad for Western Ghana? The jury is still out.
- The Potemkin Revolution Of Subcomandante Marcos
November 15 2013 10:44 AM
The Subcomandante Marcos-led movement has given up trying to change the world. Instead, it wants to change things one village at a time.
- Grande Means Medium: The 'Starbucks Experience' In The Hispanic World
November 08 2013 12:23 PM
Starbucks has successfully exported its coffee-culture concept worldwide. But will Colombians embrace the American chain?
- Somaliland’s Oil Minister: East Africa Is The New Middle East
November 08 2013 10:47 AM
A breakaway region of war-torn Somalia may be sitting on an oil bonanza. Among those looking to profit is the former boss of Gulf spill-era BP.
- The Ones Left Behind: Urban Poor Pushed Out As African Cities Thrive
November 01 2013 5:49 PM
Fast economic growth across the African continent can worsen living conditions for slum dwellers.
- Please, Do Not Urinate Everywhere: Searching For Meaning In A Whirlwind Tour Of The World
November 01 2013 1:11 PM
When you hurry around the globe in five and a half days, you find strange things -- and let go of what you thought you were looking for.
- What The Government Isn't Telling You About The Number Of Injured US Veterans [EXCLUSIVE]
November 01 2013 12:43 AM
The nation is nearing a million casualties in its Afghanistan/Iraq wars, but for some reason the U.S. has stopped releasing numbers.
- Can China Save Debtor Local Economies And Avoid A Hard Landing?
October 25 2013 5:05 PM
China's debt-ridden local governments are testing the limits of the "you have to spend money to make money" axiom.
- Rebuilding After Sandy: How Do You Prepare For Future Storms?
October 25 2013 4:57 PM
Can we not just rebuild communities damaged by Sandy, but transform them too?
- How Apple’s Future Depends On Balancing Innovation With Refinement
October 25 2013 2:37 PM
Apple's critics fail to realize that the company can’t survive unless it tempers its innovations with a healthy dose of editing.