I spent a week following Benjamin Franklin’s daily routine — 3 years later, there’s an aspect of it that I still do every day

Wikimedia Commons Personal finance blogger J. Money, of BudgetsAreSexy, tried following Benjamin Franklin’s daily routine for a week.  He has since adopted the practice of waking up early, and has woken up between 5 a.m. and 6 a.m. for the last three years.  He’s discovered it’s effective for him — he’s more productive in the […]

Uber narrows quarterly losses, still a long way from profit

(Reuters) — Uber Technologies said on Wednesday it narrowed its quarterly losses from a year earlier, although the ride-hailing company is still a long way from proving it can be profitable as it gears up to go public in 2019. Under the leadership of Dara Khosrowshahi, who became chief executive in September, Uber has juggled […]

Will Congo's Outgoing President Still Pull the Strings?

Joseph Kabila broke a two-year silence on Wednesday by finally indicating that he would not run for re-election in the Democratic Republic of Congo’s long-delayed polls in December. The president’s decision, which was welcomed by opposition politicians and Western governments, opens the door to the first transfer of power in the country in 17 years. […]

Sleeping Too Much but Still Exhausted? Why You Can’t Sleep Well At Night

Can’t get yourself out of the ‘laze zone’? Simple, your aunt would say – you need more sleep. Well, what if you’ve been sleeping more than usual, and still can’t shake off that heavy sense of fatigue?You’re not alone.Scientific research amply showcases that fatigue is rooted in many core factors, and sleep deprivation is merely […]

What Silicon Valley still gets wrong about innovation

GUEST: Silicon Valley well exemplifies the saying “The more things change, the more they stay the same.”  Very little has changed over the past decade, with the Valley still mired in myth and stale stereotype.  Ask any older entrepreneurs or women who have tried to get financing; they will tell you of the walls they […]

French Chef Joel Robuchon Has Died — Here’s Where You Can Still Eat His Food

Star Chef Joel Robuchon Died, But You Can Still Eat His Food Advertiser Disclosure The credit card offers that appear on the website are from credit card companies from which ThePointsGuy.com receives compensation. This compensation may impact how and where products appear on this site (including, for example, the order in which they appear). This […]

Trump says 'Russia is very unhappy' he won in 2016, but he still gets along 'great' with Putin

US President Donald Trump has claimed that Moscow regrets he had won the presidential elections, citing the expulsion of diplomats and his scorn of a Russian gas pipeline to Germany as proof of his tough stance on Russia. Trump was speaking at a ‘Make America Great Again’ rally in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, to support Rep. Lou […]

Myanmar’s state-owned enterprises show how much reform is still needed

NOTHING has been made in the engine factory in Thagaya, in the south of Myanmar, since April last year. Yet around 350 employees still turn up each day. In 2016 government-owned factories like this one made a loss of more than $ 200m. When Myanmar moved from military dictatorship to a form of democracy, its […]