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America’s Superpower Status Is in Trouble, and Politicians Don’t Seem to Care

In ancient Greek mythology, Zeus condemned a lesser god, Atlas, to hold the heavens on his shoulders, an image captured in a monumental bronze statue …

Clinton claims historic victory in Democratic primary

NEW YORK (AP) — Claiming her place in history, Hillary Clinton declared victory Tuesday night in her bruising battle for the Democratic presidential nomination, becoming the first woman to lead a major American political party and casting herself as the beneficiary of generations who fought for …

5 Quotes to Create a Positive Mindset During Negative Times

Let's say it's been one of those days...<p>You know what I'm talking about.<p>One of those days where you've been happily living your life when out of nowhere you trip and stumble. You run out of your favorite moisturizer. Numbers go wrong. People are cranky. Your ex contacts you and hurls abuse. Someone …

Bullshit your analyst told you.

Actually, you pay them… so technically they sold you.<p>Not long back, Cards Against Humanity sold 30,000 boxes of Bullshit on Black Friday. On the …

Quoted

“It’s still a little weird. If it’s an event and I get there when all the on-time people get there, I’m like, ‘These are not my people,’” <i>—Sarah Elizabeth Richards, on learning to manage her chronic lateness.</i><p>“A completely homogenous bowl of soup,” <i>—how Greger Larson, a geneticist, describes the genes</i> …

Companies once thought they’d make big money off big data–now it’s their biggest liability

Let’s just say it: In the future, successful data companies will not own any data. The data economy is the engine of growth for all digital businesses. However, the landscape is changing. We are heading for a data crunch. Data has huge economic value but it is becoming businesses’ biggest …

Personal Data

In Legal Sphere, Data Isn’t Big, It’s Narrow and Knowable (Perspective)

<b>Editor’s Note:</b> <i>The author of this post is the chief executive and founder of an alternative legal services provider.</i><p><b>By Mark Harris, CEO, Axiom</b><p>Have you …

Big Data and Social Marketing – A Match Made in Heaven

Many advertisers are turning to social media over other advertising channels. According to research from Invesp and AdWeek, brands are expected to …

Marketing

So, what’s the big idea?

WHETHER the subject is health, traffic control, consumer shopping, security, robots or self-driving cars, the Big Data Expo held last month in the …

China

The trouble with big data? It’s called the ‘recency bias’

There’s a counter-intuitive downside to collecting vast amounts of information about economics and human behaviour: it can mean we ignore the lessons of history.<p>You may be familiar with the statistic that 90% of the world’s data was created in the last few years. It’s true. One of the first …

Algorithms

HI COME BACK TO TUMBLR :(

<b>» SFB says:</b> I’m almost tempted to do so just to spite Rich Tullo, who I’ve been arguing with on Twitter for a couple of days. <i>(His shut-it-down</i> …

Tumblr

Hackers Hijacked the World's Most Followed Twitter Account

Katy Perry, the queen of Twitter in terms of sheer number of followers, lost control of her account on Monday night.<p>A person (or persons) hijacked …

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The Newest McDonald's Location Only Serves 1 Thing and It's GENIUS

It's a dream come true.<p>It's almost like McDonald's has taken an <i>Inception</i>-level look inside our dreams because the chain has brought to life an idea we've been lusting over for a very long time. With the opening of a new location in Sydney, Australia, the Golden Arches is ushering in a new concept: …

Dude, Awesome Lack Hack

The LACK side table from IKEA, priced at $9.99.<p>I’ve discovered over time that not everyone loves IKEA as I do. While their furniture generally looks …

IKEA

How to save your vision if you stare at screens all day

If you work in front of a computer all day, you're familiar with that irritated, fuzzy, and tired feeling your eyes have by the end of the afternoon. Everything starts to get a little blurry and sometimes your head aches. This cluster of symptoms is known as eye strain or computer vision syndrome, …

In Chile, Solar Power Outgrows the Grid, So They’re Giving it Away

In a cautionary tale illustrating the complex challenges of integrating renewable energy into the electrical grid, spot electricity prices in Chile …

A brief history of Donald Trump and Muhammad Ali

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Donald Trump on Saturday was quick to praise sports icon Muhammad Ali following his passing, which ended a relationship between the two that spanned decades.<p>"Muhammad Ali is dead at 74! A truly great champion and a wonderful guy. He will be missed by all," Trump tweeted.<p>T<br>rump …

Donald Trump

This Story About Babies Who Were Switched at Birth Is Bonkers

What an ordeal.<p>The <i>BBC</i> reports that the couple who was given the wrong baby at an El Salvador hospital has finally been allowed to return to the United States.<p>In May of 2015, Mercy Casanellas, an Salvadoran woman who lives in Texas with her British husband, Richard Cushworth, returned to her native …

Muhammad Ali: boxer died of septic shock

The death of Muhammad Ali, the three times heavyweight champion of the world, set off a torrent of tributes from sporting stars, civil rights campaigners and ordinary fans on Saturday reflecting how the silver-tongued boxer transcended barriers of race and expectation.<p>He died with four of his …

Portland Is a Sustainable Utopia—How It Happened

Yves here. We so often feature stories about what is wrong, because in our view, you need to have an accurate diagnosis before you can come up with …

Sustainability

Suzanne Corkin, who studied the mind of a man with no memory, dies at 79

In 1953, a surgeon in Hartford, Conn., was searching for a way to ease the debilitating epileptic seizures of one of his patients, a young man named Henry Molaison. The surgeon, William Beecher Scoville, extracted two finger-sized portions from the temporal lobe on each side of the brain.<p>The …

The Brain

Harrison Barnes Agrees to Contract with Dallas Mavericks

Forward Harrison Barnes was a key factor in the Golden State Warriors' run to a second consecutive NBA Finals appearance, but he has decided to move on.<p>On Monday, Barnes agreed to terms with the Dallas Mavericks.<p>Continue for updates.<p>Barnes Announces Decision to Sign With Mavericks<p>Monday, July …

Basketball

Handout or no? Swiss mull $2,500 monthly income for all

GENEVA (AP) — Would you accept about $2,500 from your government every month, no questions asked?Swiss voters get a choice Sunday in a referendum …

Economics

5 Things Successful Business Owners Do Differently

Success means different things to different people, but most of us can agree that to achieve our own version it's essential to create a platform that allows us to stay in the game. Here are five things high achieving business owners do differently.<p>1. They create opportunities.<p>Most entrepreneurs are …

7 Signs Your Boss Is Toxic

It’s not you—it’s them.<p>They Disconnected You From Your Values.<p>According to the study, the number one reason people felt their work was meaningless …

Old Spice Just Made Its Weirdest Commercial Yet, and That’s Saying Something

It's been more than six years since Old Spice advertising started getting very peculiar indeed, with help from Isaiah Mustafa and, particularly, …

Feature: Is Crash Bandicoot Coming to PS4? 10 Reasons to Believe He Is

By our reckoning, the three year Crash Bandicoot conversation is about to come to a conclusion, and this saga can end one of two ways: the iconic …

How to Get Your Team to Be More Creative

<i>The Leadership Insiders network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in business contribute answers to timely</i> …