Richard Branson is not an ordinary CEO; his staff love and respect him because he always wants to make them happy. “You need to give your people the freedom to get creative, to come up with their own ideas and run with them,” the Virgin founder said in a 2013 interview with Entrepreneur.
Prescriptions for anti-depressants have soared over the past several decades. More and more people take Prozac, Zoloft and other popular antidepressants like they are candy in an attempt to feel better, but in reality, they do not need them.
Australian-born Rupert Murdoch has reportedly taken $4.5 billion AUD worth of cash and shares from his media empire in Australia virtually tax-free in the last couple of years. The billionaire’s Australian businesses had supposedly paid income tax of just ten per cent of operating profits.
A new battery created at Stanford could revolutionize personal technology. It can fully charge a smartphone in one minute, it lasts thousands of cycles and it is safer than the existing commercial models. Although it lacks capacity for the time being, its creators claim it’s a work in progress.
Independent U.S. journalist Nir Rosen noted that “the hundreds of thousands of dead Iraqis are not better off, […] the children who lost their fathers aren’t better off, […] the hundreds and thousands of refugees are not better off” in the wake of a war that has lingered on.
The brain has the ability to medicate itself, some medical specialists believe. Its “inner pharmacy” can improve Parkinson’s disease and can affect conditions such as depression, pain, anxiety, schizophrenia, irritable bowel syndrome and more.