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To Sound Like a Leader, Think About What You Say, and How and When You Say It

Nancy started her day feeling prepared to brief her executive team on a high-stakes project she had been working on for the past two months. She had rehearsed her slide deck repeatedly, to the point where she had every level of content practically memorized. She arrived at the meeting early and …

The decision-making behind emoji

Emoji, the little icons used to represent everything from human expressions to various foods, are wildly popular around the world as a form of …

Tim Cook

15 maps that will change the way you see the world

Telegraph Travel has mapped the world in many ways – here are some of the most eye-opening.<p>1. Life expectancy<p>This map shows the world according to life expectancy. The results are depressingly unsurprising. Africa is the only continent that contains nations where the average life expectancy is …

Artists and illustrators blast Trump’s immigration policies

In a week of head-spinning news, these images make clear the tragedies being wrought by the Trump administration.<p>Days after Trump signed an executive order to end family separation, in response to immense public backlash, thousands of children remain in custody of the U.S. Immigration and Customs …

Immigration

Who Will Save the Elephants?

Culture<p>There’s a Buddhist proverb, later interpreted by the American poet John Godfrey Saxe, about people and elephants that goes something like this: Six blind men encounter the world’s largest land mammal and decide to investigate. They each arrive at a different part. One runs his hands over its …

Wildlife

Banks clear the Fed's doomsday stress test, but investors await word on their payouts

Banks have cleared the Federal Reserve's latest test of their ability to withstand another economic doomsday, but the real test for investors comes …

Markets

Despite chaos at the border, migrants still hope to find the American dream

If they try to take my son, I won’t let them Maria López<p>The rules keep changing, the deterrents keep getting harsher, but the people keep coming.<p>Thousands of children are still being held in US detention centres or housed with strangers after being forcibly separated from their parents as part of …

Immigration

Related Maps

Germans love their beer, regional sausages, either in the form of currywurst or simply in a bun with mustard, and they love coming together in local taverns for that little feeling of Gemütlichkeit. There are a number of spots around the city that have managed to recreate the German food experience …

Sausages

I Stop Celebrities From Blowing Their Money

<i>After rising through the ranks at a Hollywood business management agency, Kristin Lee founded her own accounting firm,</i> <i>KLBM</i><i>. Today, the 35 year-old</i> …

Mental Health

She Survived the Great Depression—Then, at 91, Became a YouTube Star

<b>Clara Cannucciari became internet famous at 91 years old.</b> She was 66 when video cameras first went on sale and 74 when the World Wide Web was born. She never wanted to be on camera because she didn’t like the way she photographed, so when her grandson, Chris Cannucciari, first asked if he could …

Great Depression

The Country That Wasn’t Ready to Win the Lottery

In a section of Georgetown called Houston, contractors are building out a new oil industry depot, capable of storing needed equipment, fuel, water, …

Foreign Policy

We looked at the major scientific discoveries from five years ago to see where they are now

When scientists announce they’ve made a breakthrough, they usually promise we’ll see the full effects of those discoveries—anything from a better understanding of how the universe works to a drug ready for use in patients—in about five years. As 2017 comes to a close, we decided to follow up on …

Prenatal Development

How A Liberian Refugee Got To Be A Montana Mayor

In a year of anti-refugee sentiment in many corners of the world (and especially in the U.S.), one former refugee and first-time candidate ran for office — and won.<p>Twenty-three years before Wilmot Collins became the mayor-elect of Helena, Mont., he was a refugee from Liberia. He stood in a long …

Student Government

The Nerd King of Home Cooking Sets His Eye on the Restaurant World

This past spring the cook and food writer J. Kenji López-Alt took the stage at Italy’s Teatro Scientifico del Bibiena, in the small city of Mantua, …

Freud in the scanner

A revival of interest in the power of introspection and thought has brought Freud’s ideas back into the scientific fold<i>By M M Owen</i>Read at Aeon

Has wine gone bad?

If you were lucky enough to dine at Noma, in Copenhagen, in 2011 – which had just been crowned as the “best restaurant in the world” – you might have been served one of its signature dishes: a single, raw, razor clam from the North Sea, in a foaming pool of aqueous parsley, topped with a dusting of …

Wine

Can Hemp Clean Up the Earth?

In 2017, Gavin Stonehouse, a graduate student in plant biology at Colorado State University, started cultivating hemp plants in a special soil …

Cannabis

Related Maps

Vegan food doesn’t always get the best rap, but there are some strong options for vegan meals around NYC, spanning Korean dishes to American comfort food to Israeli fare, from sophisticated small plates to casual take-out setups. Even carnivorous types won’t be put off — and just might be …

Vegan

Laurene Powell Jobs is investing in media, education, sports and more. What does she want?

Laurene Powell Jobs — like the inventors and disrupters who were all around her — was thinking big. It was 2004, and she was an East Coast transplant — sprung from a cage in West Milford, N.J., as her musical idol Bruce Springsteen might put it — acclimating to the audacious sense of possibility …

Silicon Valley

Einat Admony Unleashes Couscous Galore on West Village Next Week

Celebrated Middle Eastern food chef <b>Einat Admony</b> will turn her attention to couscous next week, opening the highly anticipated <b>Kish-Kash</b> in the West Village on Monday, June 18. Admony, who also owns falafel hit Taïm and Israeli restaurant Bar Bolonat, is focusing here on hand-rolled and -sieved …

West Village

See a map of the most rat-infested neighborhoods in NYC

Well, it’s that time of year: The map of the most rat-infested neighborhoods in NYC has returned.<p>Right when summer—and subway platforms—start heating …

Staten Island

The elephants, rhinos and lions had been killed. Then came a 21st-century Noah’s ark.

Two decades ago, this patch of Malawian forest was almost emptied of wildlife. The last elephants had been poached. The lions had been caught in snare traps. Other species died off as their range was diced by machete-wielding farmers.<p>Now the animals have returned in a modern-day Noah’s ark — a bold …

Wildlife

The rise of Patreon – the website that makes Jordan Peterson $80k a month

The internet has transformed creative industries. Words, music, video, images and games can be distributed worldwide, instantly and for free, delivering a cornucopia of delights to your screens and mine. The problem is that, historically, it’s not been quite so good at ensuring those same creative …

Jordan Peterson

50 states: 50 doughnut destinations

America's craft doughnut shops and bakeries are always innovating with glaze, icing, fillings and toppings so fans never tire of the treat.<p>We found an independent doughnut shop or regional chain in each state (and D.C.) serving up inventive toppings, flavorful glazes and picture-perfect icing that …

Flavors

How WeWork became the most hyped startup in the world

On a Thursday morning in March, a group of young professionals file through the security gates of a co-working space in Moorgate, tapping their …

WeWork

The inside story of the must-see McQueen documentary

The documentary medium was born for telling the story of Alexander McQueen. After all, who better to play this most outrageous, wild and sensitive of designers than the man himself?<p>It’s certainly the view of that film-makers Ian Bonhôte and Peter Ettedgui have taken in creating their moving …

Royal Family

A Brief, Strange Trip Through the New York of ‘Sex and the City’

“Raise your hand if you’re from New York Ciiiiiitaaaay!”<p>On a dreary Tuesday morning on Fifth Avenue, a blonde woman named Lou in a bright purple …

Sex and the City

Here’s a Collection of Excellent Anthony Bourdain Stories for You to Read

On Friday, the news of Anthony Bourdain’s death at the age of 61 provoked not just an outpouring of love from grateful fans, but a flood of stories …

Anthony Bourdain

The US Again Has the World’s Most Powerful Supercomputer

Plenty of people around the world got new gadgets Friday, but one in Eastern Tennessee stands out. Summit, a new supercomputer unveiled at Oak Ridge …

Machine Learning

Anthony Bourdain, Renegade Chef Who Reported From the World’s Tables, Is Dead at 61

Anthony Bourdain, whose darkly funny memoir about life in New York City restaurant kitchens made him a celebrity chef and touched off his second career as a journalist, food expert and social activist, was found dead on Friday in his hotel room in France. He was 61.<p>His death was being treated as a …

Anthony Bourdain