Motivation no issue for Simeone

    Diego Simeone has explained if he can’t motivate his Atletico Madrid players for their Champions League semi final he should leave the club. Los Rojiblancos trail their city neighbours 3-0 from last week’s first leg at the Bernabeu before hosting them in the final European fixture at the Vicente Calderon on Wednesday for a place […]

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    HIV life expectancy ‘near normal’ thanks to new drugs

    Young people on the latest HIV drugs now have near-normal life expectancy because of improvements in treatments, a study in The Lancet suggests. Twenty-year-olds who started antiretroviral therapy in 2010 are projected to live 10 years longer than those first using it in 1996, it found. Doctors say that starting treatment early is crucial to […]

    Startups to compete for $100K investments from new Columbus Smart City Accelerator

    Columbus’ Smart City initiative is launching a startup accelerator, seeking applicants for 10 awards of up to $100,000 each to apply new technologies to old industries – such as self-driving cars in transportation or 3D printing in manufacturing – and make mid-sized cities run more sustainably and efficiently. Singularity University, an innovation consultant that trains […]

    3 responsibilities of an entrepreneur that are not about business

    Image : shutterstock An entrepreneur has miles to go before he or she goes to sleep. Each day for them is a sort of uphill climb or tricky navigation through the tough and unforgiving marketplace. However, entrepreneurship is not all about business. It’s also, for a large part, about positively influencing and inspiring the community […]

  • Tennessee reports TNReady success after first year problems

    About 600,000 Tennessee students successfully completed TNReady testing this year, with few, if any, issues reported statewide. And about 30,000 of those students successfully took the TNReady online portion — also with few problems reported. This year’s success marks the second year of TNReady testing and is in contrast to problems last year that left only high […]

    Dodging Illicit Cash, Pakistan Startups Turn to VCs for Funding

    Faraz Khan Photographer: Asim Hafeez/Bloomberg (Bloomberg) — After banks in Pakistan turned down loan applications for his fledgling advertising company seven years ago, Faraz Khan found plenty of private investors willing to back his vision — with a catch. A lot of the cash was illicit and accepting it would have turned his Gizelle Communication […]

    3 ways to stay motivated to achieve your goals

    Setting your goals is the first and most fundamental step. However, what comes after that step is more important. To set your well-set plan into motion, you need the motivation to get up and get working towards the same goals on a daily basis. You are bound to face a number of predictable and unpredictable […]

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    The Land of the Black Parrot

    Islands top my bucket list. Remote ocean islands, cut away from the mainland for millennia, unique ecosystems with extraordinary plants and animals: Charles Darwin unwrapped the peculiar natural history of the Galapagos; Socotra, 340 km off the coast of Yemen, harbours otherworldly Dragon trees; Australia’s egg-laying mammals are as intriguing as New Zealand’s flightless parrots; […]