Almost $20 billion in dirty money left Myanmar in five decades
Illicit financial inflows have accelerated in the past few years as the economy has opened up
How ‘affluenza teen’ Ethan Couch got almost two years of jail time
Ethan Couch was ordered to serve 720 days in county jail. Texas law limits stacked jail time to two years when it’s a probation condition.
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23 amazing animals that are almost extinct
It's not too late, but the future looks bleak for these species.
How to Get Better at Almost Anything
Is America's 10-year productivity drought almost over?
Overall, as Goldman Sachs has noted, labor productivity in rich nations "has grown at an average pace of just ¾% since 2008, down from 2% in the three decades before." And in the US specifically, notes IHS Markit, average annual productivity growth since 2010 slipped to 0.5% vs. 2.3% over the 1947‒2010 period. The observed productivity decline has helped drive the idea that the US and other advanced economies are stuck in a "great stagnation."
How some animals survive on almost no water
Six scintillating adaptations for life in the driest places on Earth
How to Cook a Meal (Almost) Entirely Out of Flowers
At a new New York restaurant, Il Fiorista, florals are everywhere — even on the plate. Its team shares tips and recipes for bringing the garden to your own kitchen.
How Backpacking Gear Has Changed Through the Decades
As this year's hikers fuss over their pack list, we take a look back in time to see how they used to be, how things have changed and what's stayed the same.
Why I Almost Failed as a New Freelancer
Are you a new freelancer? Learn from other freelancer's mistakes and avoid these 7 traps new freelancers make. | The No Pants Project Blog
A Supremely Secret Proposal: Rehnquist And O’Connor’s Almost-Love
The late Supreme Court Chief Justice William Rehnquist carried a torch for fellow Supreme Court justice Sandra Day O’Connor when...
Why ‘Almost Family’ Feels Familiar To Netflix Viewers
Why It's Almost Impossible to Default on Student Debt in Australia
Graduates don’t have to start making payments for their college educations until they reach a salary equivalent to $39,152—and they pay no interest.
Why almost everyone gets it wrong about BYOD
Whoever owns the device, mobile use should encourage enablement, but too many organizations fall into control trap
Angela Merkel's government almost collapsed this week
The German government almost collapsed this week. At the heart of it all: a dispute over immigration policy.
Angela Merkel’s Government Almost Collapsed Last Week
The German government almost collapsed this week. At the heart of it all: a dispute over immigration policy On one side was Interior Minister Horst Seehofer, head of the Bavarian Christian Social Union (CSU) Party. His support is crucial to maintaining Chancellor Angela Merkel’s coalition government Seehofer wants Germany to start turning away migrants and refugees at the border. But Merkel is the godmother of the…
How however almost kicked but’s butt: linguistics study
How however almost kicked but’s butt: linguistics study However you’re using the word however, be aware you might be getting it wrong. A new analysis of more than a century of books, newspapers, magazines and online writings has revealed the life and journey of the word however,
Less than 20% of consumers account for almost half of organic sales
Across the board, consumers are embracing natural and organic products more and more, with natural/organic retail sales reaching $81.3 billion in 2012, up 13.5% from the year before.
DC public meeting to discuss crime lasts almost 10 hours
There were a lot of sleepy eyes at the Wilson Building after some D.C. councilmembers stayed until the very end of a hearing on crime that started Wednesday night and lasted until 3 a.m Thursday.