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A professional organizer says too many people think of 'organization' all wrong

It’s not a superficial thing. Flickr/josephleenovak I’ve never really aspired to be an “organized” person. To me, the whole thing about making to-do lists, and color-coding your wardrobe, and filing your emails into uber-specific folders has always seemed kind of, well, superficial. I mean, I have more exciting things to do than figure out whether two T-shirts are the same shade ...

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Iran tried its own basic income scheme — and people didn't give up working

Reuters One of the biggest criticisms of basic income, a system of giving people modest salaries just for being alive, is that it discourages people from working. A new report on an ongoing cash-transfer program launched in 2011 in Iran may cast some doubt on the claim. Published by the economists Djavad Salehi-Isfahani and Mohammad H. Mostafavi-Dehzooei, the paper finds ...

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No one wants to buy this $20 million townhouse owned by a real-life 'Wolf of Wall Street'-er

Douglas Elliman Alan Wilzig, the real-life inspiration for a character in “The Wolf of Wall Street,” is having a hard time getting rid of his New York City home.   Wilzig’s Tribeca mansion has been on the market since 2014, when it listed for $44 million. It’s now on offer again for $19.75 million, down from $24.885 million in its ...

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Early data suggests Amazon’s Echo Show could be a hit with consumers (AMZN)

BI Intelligence’s Tech Adoption Indicator leverages BII’s proprietary research panel to bring you quick insight on the potential of newly released products and services. For more data like this, sign up for a membership to BI Intelligence. BII First year sales of the Echo Show — Amazon’s latest Alexa-enabled smart home device — could surpass the entire installed base of previously ...

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11 amazing beauty products you can buy for under $10 on Amazon

You can get high-quality cheap products on Amazon.misuma/iStock The INSIDER Summary: Few people realize that you can buy cheap beauty products on Amazon. The online retail giant shared some of the best beauty products you can buy for under $10 that are available to order with free shipping through Amazon Prime. Cheap products include the L’Oréal Paris Voluminous Butterfly Mascara, John Frieda’s ...

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I unleashed McLaren's new $300,000 supercar on a racetrack and it answered the greatest concern about the car

McLaren McLaren makes supercars. Darn good ones at that. After dipping its toes in the supercar game for a couple of decades, the Woking, England-based outfit decided to dive in head-first seven years ago with the creation of a dedicated road car division — McLaren Automotive. In 2011, the nascent supercar maker rolled out their first offering — the MP4-12C. The MP4 dash ...

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Ex-CIA director: Trump 'violated 2 protocols' if he shared classified intelligence with Russian diplomats

Former CIA director John Brennan testifies before the House Intelligence Committee to take questions on “Russian active measures during the 2016 election campaign” in the U.S. Capitol in Washington, U.S., May 23, 2017. Kevin Lamarque/Reuters Former CIA Director John Brennan told the House Intelligence Committee on Tuesday that President Donald Trump may have violated two protocols governing the disclosure of classified ...

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Uber is paying its NYC drivers 'tens of millions' because of an accounting error that underpaid them for years

Uber An accounting mistake means that Uber has been short-changing its drivers in New York City for years.  On Tuesday, the company announced that it will be repaying drivers “tens of millions” after it took more than its share of the fares customers paid for rides in New York City. On average, most drivers in the city will receive about ...

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Gregg Popovich says he changed Manu Ginobili's role for the Spurs' final game of the season to pay tribute to his 'selflessness'

David Banks/AP The San Antonio Spurs season ended Monday night at the hands of the Golden State Warriors, and speculation about Manu Ginobili’s future immediately began. Ginobili, at 39 years old, will be a free agent this offseason and has said he would consider retirement, though he doesn’t have his mind made up. So, heading into potentially the final game of ...

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