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Historians Have Long Thought Populism Was a Good Thing. Are They Wrong?

Today’s populist resurgence has us rethinking the role these movements play in U.S. politics.<p>T<i>his article is the third in a series on how President Donald Trump changed history—reviving historical debates that have simmered on low heat for years, and altering how historians think about them. See</i> …

Political Science

Rich people choose their friends differently than the rest of us

Who you associate with on a regular basis determines the circumstances of your life.<p>In my extensive research for my book <i>Change Your Habits Change</i> …

Self-improvement

19 Books Bill Gates and the CEOs of Microsoft, Google, PayPal, and Wal-Mart Think You Should Read | Inc.com

What I know about successful people is this: They love to devour books to expand their minds. Bill Gates has stated that he reads about 50 books a year. Mark Zuckerberg? About 24 books a year.<p>But the undisputed king of reading remains Warren Buffett, who spends 80 percent of his day reading. …

Bill Gates

How Ripple Works and Why It's Surging

XRP is the latest cryptocurrency to surge in value. Here's why.<p>Ripple is just the latest digital currency that uses blockchain encryption to gain …

Cryptocurrency

The 100 best nonfiction books of all time: the full list

<b>1. The Sixth Extinction by Elizabeth Kolbert (2014)</b> <br>An engrossing account of the looming catastrophe caused by ecology’s “neighbours from hell” – mankind.<p><b>2. The Year of Magical Thinking by Joan Didion (2005)</b><br>This steely and devastating examination of the author’s grief following the sudden death of …

Literature

First Judeo-Christian Crusade for Jerusalem

The word Crusade is associated with the European Christians of Middle Ages. The declared purpose of the European Crusades was to reclaim Jerusalem from Muslims. Currently, a Judeo-Christian Crusade is underway to consolidate the territorial claims of Israel, a state instituted by the European Jews …

From the archives: Military disgrace took the 'merry' out of general's Christmas

This story was first published on Dec. 24, 2010, in the Montreal Gazette.<p>“The Court Martial ordered on Major-General Proctor assembled on Tuesday at …

Trump administration proposes rollback of tip-pooling rule

(Reuters) - The U.S. Department of Labor on Monday proposed eliminating an Obama administration rule that allowed restaurant employees to keep their tips instead of being forced to share them with non-tipped workers, saying the rule had contributed to pay disparities between servers and other staff …

How One Man Laid the Groundwork for Today’s Crisis in the Middle East

The only person Henry Kissinger flattered more than President Richard Nixon was Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, the shah of Iran. In the early 1970s, the …

The Three Major Trends that Shaped the Global Economy for Decades Are About to Change

Demographics can explain two-thirds of everything, University of Toronto professor David K. Foot famously quipped.<p>And according to Charles Goodhart, …

Is chemistry supervenient upon physics?

Many philosophers of science and physicists take it for granted that "physics" determines "chemistry". Or in terms of the theory of supervenience, it …

The single most effective way to get rich

Contrary to popular belief, you don't have to be an expert about personal finance to get rich.<p>You don't need to use fancy economic jargon or know this year's "hottest stock." You don't have to come from an affluent family, and you don't even have to earn a massive paycheck.<p>For most people, it all …

Tim Robbins: 'I know Republicans who love their children and are not evil'

The sun is low in the sky when Tim Robbins strides into view in the grounds of the amphitheatre in Lyon. He is 56, tall (6ft 4½ inches “with a temper” as he once put it) and his white shirt is unbuttoned. He stoops to greet me beneath a cluster of cherry trees in the sloping gardens and I notice he …

Clint Eastwood

What Are Logarithms?

A logarithm is a mathematical operation that determines how many times a certain number, called the base, is multiplied by itself to reach another …

Mathematics

Related Maps

While New York is full of great coffee, the sea of cafes can be hard to navigate. Here to help is a guide to New York's top coffee shops. This map shares where to find the brightest espresso, the best-made cappuccino, or just a really good drip coffee.<p><i>Note: Restaurants on this map are listed based</i> …

Coffee

The 2-Minute Workout That Works Your Abs From Every Angle

How strong is your core? Find out with this ultimate ab challenge<p>Ripped abs are reason enough to add some core moves to your routine. But a strong torso can also give you the foundation you need to lift more weight with less risk of injury. "Crunches alone won't get the job done, though," says Todd …

Workouts

Off mass-shell: Pythagoras to the LHC, via Einstein and Feynman

A few days ago, I wrote about a measurement of the "width" of the Higgs boson, meaning the width of its mass distribution. It is a bit of a surprise that particles even have a mass distribution; surely a particle should have a particular mass, not a distribution of different masses? The clue is in …

University Challenge: Are these the 20 toughest questions Jeremy Paxman has ever asked?

As Jeremy Paxman hosts the final of University Challenge this Monday, here are 20 of the toughest questions he has asked during his reign as the show's quizmaster. How many can you answer?<p>On Monday night, quiz show devotees will settle down to watch Jeremy Paxman host his 21st University Challenge …

Literature