"The ideas I stand for are not mine. I borrowed them from Socrates. I swiped them from Chesterfield. I stole them from Jesus. And I put them in a book. If you don't like their rules whose would you use?"
—Dale Carnegie (1888-1955) American pioneer in self-improvement
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- VIDEO: Wedgwood pottery loss 'hammer blow' Mon, 01 Sep 2014 13:47:37 GMT
- A public appeal has been launched to try to save the Wedgwood museum pottery collection which is being sold to pay off the firm's pension bill
- VIDEO: Eat, sleep, code: Ten-year-old's routine Sun, 31 Aug 2014 23:18:08 GMT
- Max started writing code when he was six. He told BBC News why he thought more children being taught how to program in schools was a good idea.
- VIDEO: 'Emotional journey' WW1 cavalry ride Mon, 01 Sep 2014 04:43:48 GMT
- A musician from the Household Division tells the BBC about the riding the route taken by a British cavalry unit who held the line against the German advance early in World War One.
- VIDEO: 'Hero' cat saves owner from fire Mon, 01 Sep 2014 14:16:32 GMT
- A tabby cat has been hailed a hero after she woke up her owner to alert him to a fire which destroyed his home in Melbourne, Australia.
- Guardians is top US film of 2014 Mon, 01 Sep 2014 09:03:35 GMT
- Sci-fi blockbuster Guardians of the Galaxy rules the US box office, becoming the biggest film of the year so far.
- VIDEO: Meet Japan's Batman - Chibatman Mon, 01 Sep 2014 00:17:45 GMT
- The BBC's meets Chibatman - a Japanese man who dresses as Batman to make Japanese people smile and who has become an internet sensation.
- Euro manufacturing at 13-month low Mon, 01 Sep 2014 09:06:04 GMT
- Manufacturing growth in the eurozone slowed to a 13-month low in August, according to a closely-watched survey.
- China factory growth misses forecast Mon, 01 Sep 2014 02:13:05 GMT
- China's manufacturing activity misses expectations in August, indicating that the country's economy may be losing momentum.
- Samsung phones to get Nokia maps Mon, 01 Sep 2014 10:23:00 GMT
- Samsung has signed a deal with Nokia to use its Here mapping service on its smartphones and the Gear S smartwatch.
- VIDEO: 'White space' internet developed Wed, 27 Aug 2014 23:18:01 GMT
- David Grossman reports from the Isle of Wight, on the "white space" which could help remote areas access fast broadband.
- Bush sets new album chart record Sun, 31 Aug 2014 19:21:04 GMT
- Kate Bush follows her stage comeback to become the first woman to have eight albums in the chart at the same time.
- Naked photos of celebrities leaked Mon, 01 Sep 2014 09:50:51 GMT
- Naked pictures of celebrities including Jennifer Lawrence are posted online but some stars claim the photos are fake.
- Xenon and argon banned for athletes Sun, 31 Aug 2014 23:53:44 GMT
- Doping experts have yet to find an effective test to uncover athletes using the gases xenon and argon to boost performance, as a ban is introduced.
- African food security on the menu Mon, 01 Sep 2014 15:55:35 GMT
- African ministers and business leaders gather in Ethiopia to consider ways to trigger a green revolution and improve the continent's food security.