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A Neuroscientist Reveals The Most Important Choice You Can Make in Life

Choose wisely.<p>According to Moran Cerf, a neuroscientist at Northwestern University who has been studying decision-making for over a decade, the …

'Should I eat it?': Tragic last words of teen rugby player before he swallowed slug and became quadriplegic

The tragic last words of a teenage rugby player who became a quadriplegic after swallowing a slug as a dare have been revealed.<p>Sam Ballard, then 19, …

8 surprising things ultra productive people do every day

When it comes to productivity, we all face the same challenge — there are only 24 hours in a day. Yet some people seem to have twice the time; they …

How to Kill Democracy in Four Easy Steps: Lessons on the Gestapo at 85

The screams could not be heard from the street. The building, Prinz-Albrecht-Strasse 8, had previously been the Berlin School of Industrial Arts and …

World History

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella's Clear And Consistent Vision Rallies Employees Around A Common Purpose

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella read a book that changed his outlook on leadership and business. The book was <i>Mindset</i> by award-winning Stanford psychologist Carol Dweck. In the 2006 book Dweck explores the habit of having a “growth mindset:” the belief that our potential is not stagnant. We can learn …

Satya Nadella

China plans to hit US with tariffs following Trump trade sanctions

Chinacould slap tariffson $3 billion worth of US goods in the latest move to increase trade tensions between the two countries.<p>The country's Commerce Ministry said Friday that the proposed trade sanctions would target US-made products ranging from pork to steel pipes.<p>The decision came just hours …

U.S. accuses China of stealing patents in WTO complaint

GENEVA (Reuters) - The United States launched a complaint against China at the World Trade Organization on Friday, part of a package of trade measures announced by President Donald Trump on Thursday over China’s alleged theft of U.S. intellectual property.<p>FILE PHOTO: A labourer works inside an …

Infographics Show How the Different Fields of Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics & Computer Science Fit Together

Ask anyone who's pursued a career in the sciences what first piqued their interest in what would become their field, and they'll almost certainly …

The director of the FBI says the whole of Chinese society is a threat to the US — and American college campuses have been infiltrated

When Chinese President Xi Jinping visited Washington on Sept. 24, 2015 on a state visit, hundreds of Chinese students lined the streets for hours, carrying banners and flags to welcome him.<p>It was a remarkable display of seemingly spontaneous patriotism. Except it wasn't entirely spontaneous.<p>The …

37 Philosophers You Really Should Know About (None Of Them Are Men)

Every one of these women is inspiring.

Feminism

China floods Africa with needed dollars, stoking US concern

DJIBOUTI (AP) — The new electrified rail line snakes through the African desert, charting a course from a port along the Djibouti coast to Addis …

China’s Ugly Exploitation of Africa—and Africans

HONG KONG—This week, U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is visiting five nations on the African continent—Chad, Djibouti, Ethiopia, Kenya, and …

China

NPA to prosecute Zuma on 18 charges, 200 witnesses lined up for trial – report

Former president Jacob Zuma faces several charges of fraud, racketeering, corruption, money laundering and tax evasion.<p>According to Sunday Times, the …

The five priorities South Africa's new administration should focus on

Times of political transition bring turmoil and uncertainty. But if the country’s national security is not threatened, minds can focus on what an …

South Africans could only watch as the country underwent a seismic power shift

For nearly two weeks, South Africans watched out for any clues that would tell them just who was in charge of their country. They watched as motorcades of luxury cars and blue-light security vehicles darted between official homes. They eagerly shared leaks over WhatsApp from closed-door meetings of …

Sarah Huckabee Sanders is the right mouthpiece for a truth-twisting president

<i>I want to apologize to Times readers — and to Sarah Huckabee Sanders — for a description that was insensitive and failed to meet the standards of our newspaper. It also failed to meet the expectations I have for myself. It surely won’t be my last mistake, but this particular error will be</i> …

Donald Trump

‘You like that?’: St. Louis cops savagely beat handcuffed filmmaker while wife watched, suit says

Police leaders had initially boasted about owning the streets.<p>On St. Louis’ most restless night of protests for some time, interim police chief …

Psychologists studied 5,000 genius kids for 45 years — a short film reveals its key findings

The "Study of Mathematically Precocious Youth," or SMPY, has tracked 5,000 of the smartest children in America — the top 1%, 0.1%, and even 0.01% of all students — for 45 years. It's evolved from the lone SAT to include other IQ tests and college entrance exams.<p>A new short film from Vanderbilt …

The Future of the Digital Economy Lies in Behavioral Analytics

In the ever-changing digital economy, companies that have the ability to mine data, provide updates in real time, and create a consolidated view of analytics across departments have a significant competitive advantage. Organizations are beginning to recognize the valuable insights that analytics …

Big Data

Finland figured out the secrets to designing perfect schools — and the US can never replicate them

But one that it can't replicate — due to old-school mindsets about what education is supposed to look like — is how Finland designs its schools.<p>Finnish schools are increasingly adopting the mindset that flexible, open learning spaces are better than walled-off classrooms, and that mixing students …

Education

The Most Beautiful Public High School in Every State in America Photos

Photo: via Wikimedia<p>For most students, summer has ended and schools across America are back in session (to the delight of some, to the chagrin of others). So what better time to take a closer look at the thousands of schools across the United States? While many high school buildings might be rather …

Fortune 500 CEOs and top execs reveal what to do in your 20s to set yourself up for an awesome career

Current and former Fortune 500 executives, as well as other business leaders, have given some great career advice on Business Insider's podcast, "Success! How I Did It."<p>From Sheryl Sandberg to Steve Ballmer, we pulled the best advice they gave for 20-somethings who have big business ambitions.<p>And …

Sheryl Sandberg

How to Raise Goats on Your Small Farm

Goats can be a great animal to add to your farm. They're easy to handle and produce lots of delicious and healthful milk as well as low-fat meat. …

The Best College in Every State

See how your school stacks …

Don't listen to the rich: inequality is bad for everyone

A world where a few people have most of the wealth motivates others who are poor to strive to earn more. And when they do, they’ll invest in …

Top 10

Agtech startup Prospera, which uses AI and computer vision to guide farmers, harvests $15M

Tel Aviv-based startup Prospera has raised a $15 million Series B to expand the scope of its technology, which uses computer vision and artificial intelligence to help farmers analyze data gathered from their fields. The round was led by Qualcomm Ventures, with participation from Cisco Investments, …

Shocking Study Finds Traumatic Neurological Disorder in 110 of 111 Donated NFL Player Brains

No one ever said playing football was good for your brain. By this point, most sports fans have heard that those who suffer repeated concussions …

Boston University

14 million US businesses are at risk of a hacker threat

Large corporations spend hundreds of thousands, often millions, of dollars oncybersecurity, but when it comes to small businesses, many owners aren't …

I Am Blown Away By How This Genius CEO Is Growing Her Business

A technical genius is trying her hand at starting a company. It's off to a great start because its technical innovations are solving a major pain point for large companies. It's sales are taking off but can its CEO sustain that growth?<p>Liz Maida -- who I interviewed this month after being contacted …

Donald Trump Jr. might be a conspirator. But he's probably just ignorant.

If you have strong political opinions, you might prefer not to do business with a highly recommended plumber whose truck is festooned with bumper stickers promoting political views you detest. You might prefer that plumber, though, to one whose views are more agreeable but doesn’t know how to use a …