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"The Longer I Knew Him, The More Convinced I Became That My Boss Was A Psychopath."

The thing I remember most from my first close encounter with a psychopath in business was my utter confusion. He seemed to continually do things that had the real potential to drive away our best workers. He was an odd mix of obsessive micromanager on some things and completely absent on other things.

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‘Coffee Naps’ Might Just Be The Best Way To Get An Energy Kick

Many of us drink coffee as part of our daily routines but fail to really feel any benefits of doing so.

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Uber Could One Day End Up Like Yahoo

Pic: ReutersNEW YORK: Yahoo started as a pioneer and wound up a mere holding company. Uber Technologies could be embarking on the same path.

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10 Twisted Short Stories In Classic Literature That Leaves Us Wondering Who Hurt These Writers?

Edgar Allan Poe

Short stories are rarely written to be direct. Most of the time, they contain effervescent values − that leaves us with a warm and tingling emotion inside our hearts. In certain cases, however, they can be deeply conceptual and rather depressing.

But will one ever fully understand its true meaning?

Here are ten short stories that are written so eloquently yet deliver twisted endings that we readers cannot help but wonder – what massive pain did the authors go through, what horrors had they seen that resorted in their brains ticking that way to produce these nonetheless wonderful masterpieces?

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Help! My 3-Year-Old Is Obsessed With Trump

My 3-year-old daughter is obsessed with Donald Trump.

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Shariah’s Winding Path Into Modernity

A man being whipped in public for violating Shariah laws against homosexuality in May in Banda Aceh, Indonesia. Pic: Barcroft/Getty Images

In June, Americans in about two dozen cities joined a “March Against Sharia.” For these protesters, the Arabic term is a code word for the oppression of women and men in the name of God — horrors like stoning and beheading. Since such brutalities do indeed happen in the name of Shariah, they may have had a point. But there were also points that they missed.

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Why Genghis Khan’s Tomb Can’t Be Found

This is an outsized land for outsized legends. No roads, no permanent buildings; just unfurling sky, tufted dry grass and streaming wind. We stopped to drink salted milk tea in nomads’ round ger tents and to snap pictures of roaming horses and goats. Sometimes we stopped just for the sake of stopping ‒ Ömnögovi Province, Mongolia, is endless by car. I couldn’t imagine tackling it on a horse.

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Back To The Future In Malaysia?

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As Malaysia moves into a new election season, 92-year-old ex-premier Mahathir Mohamad is increasingly seen as the opposition’s best bet to unseat incumbent Prime Minister Najib Razak’s scandal-plagued government.

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'Over-Sexualised' Shaving Advert Gets Banned, Too Many Close-Up Shots Of Women's Crotches

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An advert for bikini line shaving products has been banned by the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA), which found it was likely to cause "serious or widespread offence".

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