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Why Lithium Is About To Replace Oil

Would you be interested in buying a commodity that will become the basis for the global economy for the second half of the 21st century?<p>How about a …

What is Germany’s dual education system — and why do other countries want it?

The German economy is powered by products sold the world over. The strength of Europe's powerhouse depends on outbound shipments. We take a look at …

Vocational Education

What Is Mindfulness and How Does It Work?

It is readily arguable that the single most significant development in mental health practice since the turn of the millennium has been the …

Mindfulness

Assault is not a feeling. The Aziz Ansari story shows why language matters | Tiffany Wright

After sharing my feelings on the Aziz Ansari story, I was told I don’t understand assault. I do<p>I am not an Aziz Ansari fan. I’ve never watched his standup, I’ve never watched Master of None, and – brace yourself – I have only seen a handful of episodes of Parks and Recreation. But on Sunday, while …

Aziz Ansari

In a fast-warming world, scientists say recent cold wave was exceptionally weird

By Jason Samenow<p>, Weather editor<p>The record-crushing cold that rang in 2018 was like a blast from the past that will become increasingly rare.<p>For much of the Eastern United States, the polar vortex unleashed the coldest start to a calendar year in recorded history. The punishing cold was exceptional …

German conservatives to propose deporting anti-Semitic migrants

German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservative alliance has said it will propose beefed-up legislation to deal with anti-Semitism among migrant …

3 Artificial Intelligence Stocks You Shouldn’t Miss

These three tech companies are using AI to boost growth.<p>Artificial intelligence (AI) is gradually becoming a big part of our lives. From automatic …

Artificial Intelligence

Scotland Is Starting a Universal Basic Income Experiment in 2018

The only way to figure out if it will work.<p>People living in the Scottish cities of Glasgow, Edinburgh, Fife, and North Ayrshire may soon receive an …

The Best Healthcare System In The World Is About Change

Next year will mark the 70th anniversary of the National Health Service (NHS) in the United Kingdom, deemed the best healthcare system in the world by Commonwealth Fund. Its revered status is justified; the NHS provides consistent, high-quality care for families when they need it the most. But …

Tesla Model 3 Long Range First Test

We get the first instrumented test of the electric car that could change the world<p>Tesla’s product unveilings are notoriously wild nights. If you’re with the press, you’re outnumbered by a rooting section of invited owners who show up psyched, chic, and ready to party. Hors d’oeuvres waft by every …

Trump has ushered in America’s darkest hour

By Richard Cohen<p>Columnist<p>If every senator looks into the mirror and sees a future president, then every president looks into that same mirror and sees himself on Mount Rushmore . President Trump, a mess of a man but brimming with self-regard, probably already sees himself up there with Washington, …

Darkest Hour

Here's Everything You Need to Know About Ethereum, The Next Big Cryptocurrency

A crash course on Ethereum.<p>By now, everyone's heard about the meteoric rise of Bitcoin. The cryptocurrency smashed a record-breaking US$8,200 on …

Where Brexit Hurts: The Nurses and Doctors Leaving London

LONDON — Tanja Pardela is leaving London. Her last day is Nov. 26. She wells up talking about it. She will miss jacket potatoes, and Sunday roasts, and her morning commute — past playing fields, small children in school uniforms and a red telephone box — to the hospital where she has been a …

European Union

To expose child prostitution, this London journalist actually bought a 13-year-old girl

His unethical reporting project did help raise the age of consent<p>In 1885, a London reporter arranged to sell a 13-year-old girl into sex slavery then …

The House Just Voted to Bankrupt Graduate Students

Republicans in the House of Representatives have just passed a tax bill that would devastate graduate research in the United States. Hidden in the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act is a repeal of Section 117(d)(5) of the current tax code, a provision that is vital to all students who pursue master’s degrees or …

College & University

Senate Republicans’ tax plan raises taxes on families earning less than $75,000

It’s a workers’ party now.<p>Congress’s Joint Committee on Taxation (basically the Congressional Budget Office for tax policy) is out with a fresh distributional analysis of the Senate version of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, and the news is great if you happen to earn more than $500,000 or so per …

Republicans

The Making of an American Nazi

How did Andrew Anglin go from being an antiracist vegan to the alt-right’s most vicious troll and propagandist—and how might he be stopped?<p>On December 16, 2016, Tanya Gersh answered her phone and heard gunshots. Startled, she hung up. Gersh, a real-estate agent who lives in Whitefish, Montana, …

Rights & Freedoms

Seriously, we’re all going to die: Insect populations are at apocalyptic levels

<b>(AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File)</b><p>The number of flying insects has declined by more than three-fourths since 1989, threatening food supplies<p>Matthew Rozsa<p>October 26, 2017 11:38am (UTC)<p>Flying insect populations are declining to such a degree that, quite literally, an apocalypse may ensue.<p>This is the …

The 25th Amendment Proves Why Trump's Mental Health Matters

The 25th Amendment is the ultimate constitutional "check" — a corrective mechanism for an American president who is physically or psychologically unable to lead. Most important, it grants legal authority to those closest to power — first, the vice president and Cabinet members, then members of …

Mental Health

Bitcoin price soars above $5,000 to record high

Rising price of the cryptocurrency, now worth four times as much as an ounce of gold, has led to warnings of a bubble<p>The price of bitcoin has smashed through $5,000 to an all-time high.<p>The cryptocurrency rose by more than 8% to $5,243 having started the year at $966. Bitcoin has soared by more than …

Cryptocurrency

Why the Vegas Shooter Did It

In today’s fame-obsessed world, mass killings have become a bloody route to immortality.<p>Why did he do it?<p>A week after the worst mass killing in modern American history, the search for the motive behind Stephen Paddock’s murderous spree in Las Vegas has become a national obsession. Remarkably, …

"Holy grail" microchip might surpass the power of the human brain

Photonic Synapses<p>Scientists at the University of Exeter have made a landmark breakthrough in the quest for the “holy grail” of computing: …

Secret Vatican manuscript's mysterious purple spots decoded

About 800 years ago, a teenage soldier named Laurentius Loricatus accidentally killed a man. He spent the next 34 years in a cave in Italy atoning for his crime, burning his face with a hot iron and wearing a hooked chain-mail shirt directly on his skin as penance.<p>Loricatus' story is known today …

Mind-Altering Cat Parasite Just Got Linked to a Whole Lot of Neurological Disorders

"This study is a paradigm shifter."<p>The brain-dwelling parasite <i>Toxoplasma gondii</i> is estimated to be hosted by at least 2 billion people around the …

This Is the Best Type of Exercise for Weight Loss

For decades, conventional wisdom (and Jane Fonda) said cardio was the best exercise for weight loss. Then strength training muscled its way into the …

Few people know about overlapping surgery

Most people aren't aware that surgeons are sometimes involved in multiple operations happening at the same time, and many patients might object to the practice if they knew about it, a recent U.S. study suggests.<p>Researchers focused on what's known as overlapping surgery, when a senior surgeon …

3 Delicious Recipes That Will Boost Your Metabolism

One of the main principles of our Tone It Up Nutrition Plan is eating lean, clean, and green. This means dining on whole, unprocessed foods, and this way of eating has some major body-loving benefits. One of the best perks: a faster metabolism! Three (totally natural!) compounds help rev your …

Colorectal cancer rates climbing among millennials, Gen X

Rates of colorectal cancer, which overall have been declining for decades in the United States, are instead rising sharply among young and middle-aged adults, according to a new study that startled researchers and is sparking questions about whether screening should start earlier than age 50.<p>The …

Cancer

Want a Younger Brain? Forget Sudoku and Do This

Mental age is more in your control than you might think.<p>Nobody wants to lose cognitive function, especially when so much of business--and life in general--depends on being "on top of it" to stay ahead of the competition. But statistically speaking, the reality is, you have to fight to stay sharp. …