Jeremy Bentham

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Ongoingness: Sarah Manguso on Time, Memory, Beginnings and Endings, and the True Measure of a Life Filled with Aliveness

“Perhaps all anxiety might derive from a fixation on moments — an inability to accept life as ongoing.”<p>Some of humanity’s most celebrated writers and artists have reaped, and extolled, the creative benefits of keeping a diary. For John Steinbeck, journaling was a tool of discipline and a hedge …

Macy's

Facebook Must Be Accountable to the Public – Data & Society

A pair of <i>Gizmodo</i> stories have prompted journalists to ask questions about Facebook’s power to manipulate political opinion in an already heated …

Internet

Military Combat Training, Law Enforcement Tactics & Redefining Public Self Defense! Learn to Survive All Attacks!

SCARS exposes the truth about all martial arts & fighting systems!<p>Therefore, we are proud to be the most hated, most misrepresented, most lied about, …

Self Defense and Combat Fighting Skills From the Worlds Most Dangerous Men

"Special Forces Expert Says:"<p>A welcome guest should he return to train with our troops!<p><b>SGT Kenneth Gentry<br>U.S. Army 19th Special Forces Group</b><p>"Spec Op …

A Europe of Donald Trumps?

Last week, as Donald Trump was sweeping the Acela primaries and beginning to campaign in California and Indiana, I was taking a long-planned family trip to England and France. Everywhere we went, people asked about Trump, who is receiving a lot of media attention abroad. What is his game? Who are …

Learn to Love Networking

Rami Niemi<p>“I hate networking.” We hear this all the time from executives, other professionals, and MBA students. They tell us that networking makes them feel uncomfortable and phony—even dirty. Although some people have a natural passion for it—namely, the extroverts who love and thrive on social …

Leadership

Four Great Concealed Carry Guns for Women

Now that women are a driving force behind the burgeoning firearms industry and the ever-expanding number of concealed carry permits in the U.S., it …

Math class needs a makeover

Today's math curriculum is teaching students to expect -- and excel at -- paint-by-numbers classwork, robbing kids of a skill more important than …

Aldisert

Logic for Law Students: How to Think Like a Lawyer<p><i>Ruggero J. Aldisert, Stephen Clowney, Jeremy D. Peterson</i><p>Abstract<p>Logic is the lifeblood of American …

Strengthen Your Grip With These Old-Time Strongman Finger Exercises

If you’re looking to increase your grip strength, these finger exercises will definitely firm up your handshake. All you need is a really heavy …

Muscle

Ian McKellen’s favourite Shakespeare roles on film

It is 400 years since Shakespeare died and, as part of the festivities, Ian McKellen is spearheading a selection of Shakespearean films at the BFI in London that will tour 110 countries, including Cuba, Iraq, Russia and the US, in the most extensive film programme ever undertaken. We will be able …

Claire Danes

The Brainbelt Awakening

The revitalization of former rustbelt areas is bringing new competitiveness to the United States and Europe. Former centers of industry have become …

Could Depression Be an Allergic Reaction?

Most people are still locked into the theory that depression is caused by a chemical imbalance in the brain — a shortage of feel-good …

Best Value Colleges 2016: The 300 Schools Worth The Investment

<i>In the coming weeks, high school seniors, transfer students and their families will make one of the most important personal and financial decisions of their lives: What college to attend? For this reason, FORBES has compiled this newly reimagined Best Value Colleges ranking based on tuition costs,</i> …

Reinhold Niebuhr

<b>Karl Paul Reinhold Niebuhr</b> (/ˈraɪnhoʊld ˈniːbʊər/; June 21, 1892 – June 1, 1971) was an American theologian, ethicist, commentator on politics and …

Why Your Home Wi-Fi Is Lousy

Startups, and Google, race to solve the ‘home-spectrum crunch’<p>If you think your home Wi-Fi is annoying now—flaky, slow, riddled with dead zones—just wait until your streaming 4K TVs are battling phones, laptops, game systems and connected gadgets for the available bandwidth. The future depends on …

Wi-Fi

Secret #1: They focus on minutes, not hours.

Average performers default to hours and half-hour blocks on their calendar. Highly successful people know there are 1,440 minutes in every day and there is nothing more valuable than time. Money can be lost and made again, but time spent can never be reclaimed. As legendary Olympic gymnast Shannon …

What Are Lightworkers and What Do They Do?

What Are Lightworkers and What Do They Do?<p>Updated on December 12, 2017<p>Lightworkers, also known as star seeds, Earth angels, and Indigos, are …

Strange Bedfellows: Obama, fossil fuel industry unite against kids' climate suit

President Obama and the fossil fuel industry at last have found common cause: fighting a lawsuit brought by kids and teenagers over the administration’s alleged inaction on global warming.<p>Though oil and gas interests and the administration often are at warring sides, they’ve joined up to grapple …

Dance yourself happy: the rise of the sober rave

Out with overpriced booze and 5am taxi rides, in with early morning shape-throwing, yoga spaces and ‘greeting angels’. With advocates in Boy George and Fatboy Slim, is the sober rave here to stay?<p>A drink called a summer love cup is shoved into my hand. Containing a colourful spectrum of orange, …

Not All Peaceful: 13 Racist Quotes Gandhi Said About Black People

All quotes are direct quotations from <i>The Collected Works of Mahatma Gandhi</i>. They are taken from his writings and statements during the years he spent …

Beijing Government Scholarships for International Students

Beijing Government is pleased to offer scholarships for international students in 2018-2019 academic session. Scholarships will be awarded to …

The Stupid Things People Do When Their Society Breaks Down

A frequent mistake that many people make when considering the concept of social or economic collapse is to imagine how people and groups will <b>behave</b> …

Great Depression

What Explains the Slowing US Growth Since 1945? Richard A Epstein, Hoover.

3/3/16 (Photo: Anti-relief protest sign, near Davenport, Iowa, 1940, Arthur Rothstein.) What Explains the Slowing US Growth Since 1945? Richard A …

Laissez-Faire

LinkedIn open-sources its WhereHows data discovery and lineage portal

LinkedIn today open-sourced WhereHows, a meta data-centric tool the company has long used internally to make it easier for its employees to discover data the company generates and to track the lineage of its datasets as they move around its various internal tools and services.<p>Now that almost every …