Emma Cheung

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Welcome to the age of anger

The election of Donald Trump as president of the United States is the biggest political earthquake of our times, and its reverberations are inescapably global. It has fully revealed an enormous pent-up anger – which had first become visible in the mass acclaim in Russia and Turkey for pitiless …

Political Science

The List Of 2016's Best-Selling Books Features Historic First

As Christmas hurtles towards us like an oncoming train, we're sure that you're on the lookout for something to give that proves you've read a book …

6 Costly Legal Mistakes Made by Startups

Launching a startup is undeniably an exciting time. Not only are you finally your own boss, but you also have a chance to become one of the most …

Small Business

WATCH: Dakota pipeline protesters sprayed with water cannons in freezing cold, 167 injured in police crackdown

Rights groups condemned the harsh law enforcement response to #NoDAPL indigenous protesters at Standing Rock<p>For months authorities in North Dakota have harshly cracked down on protesters challenging the Dakota Access pipeline but over the weekend this reached a new level of violence, when police …

6 Cognitive Biases That Are Messing Up Your Decision Making | Inc.com

Over millions of years of evolution you'd think your brain would have gotten pretty good at thinking. But the truth is natural selection hasn't been nudging our brains to be ever more rational. It's been nudging them to keep us alive. Those aren't always the same thing.<p>If our brains were bad at …

Critical Thinking

Don't Worry. Don't Wait. Write.

You’re busy. I’m busy. We’re all overwhelmed, stressed, and frustrated — and in this hurricane of life, our writing is often put last. The danger of …

Creative Writing

Donald Trump touched on nearly all of his themes in his final campaign rally — and declared independence

Hitting on many of the themes common throughout the hundreds of prior Trump rallies, the Republican presidential nominee bellowed to a packed, late-night audience in Grand Rapids, Michigan, early Tuesday morning — Election Day — that "today is our Independence Day."<p>"Today the American working class …

'Failed regime': North Korea declares Barack Obama has been consigned to 'cesspool of history'

As the United States prepares to go to the polls, North Korea has given its verdict on the presidency of Barack Obama - claiming that a leader it once described as a "wicked black monkey" has led the nation to the brink of collapse.<p>In what state media described as a white paper examining the crises …

Why I, and millions like me, will vote for Donald Trump

Today I will happily cast a vote for Donald Trump. According to the conventional narrative in Europe, that means I must be racist, isolationist, an idiot or all three, right?<p>Wrong. Trump has won me over with a campaign focused on breaking away from the corruption and incompetence that has …

Learning In The Age Of Digital Distraction

Maybe the smart phone's hegemony makes perfect evolutionary sense: Humans are tapping a deep urge to seek out information. Our ancient food-foraging survival instinct has evolved into an info-foraging obsession; one that prompts many of us today to constantly check our phones and multitask.<p>Monkey …

Teaching

Report: German military intelligence finds 20 Islamists in Bundeswehr

The German government is planning security checks on all Bundeswehr applicants from July 2017 after 20 Islamists were uncovered in the army, a report …

6 Scientific Theories That Reveal Humanity's Narcissism

As a child, you may have laughed at people of previous centuries who believed the Sun revolved around the Earth. The egocentrism that put us at the …

Neurons from stem cells replace damaged neurons, precisely rewiring into the brain

As shown in this <i>in vivo</i> two-photon image, neuronal transplants (blue) connect with host neurons (yellow) in the adult mouse brain in a highly …

Neuroscience

Vampire awareness in October 2016

When Best Buy, the American multinational consumer electronics corporation, declared 30 October 2008 “National Vampire Awareness Day,” they were …

Dress Your iPhone & MacBook in Marble With These Covers

Uniqfind is currently offering these minimalistic Apple covers in blush and vanilla marble finishes.<p>Created specifically for Apple products, each …

‘The woman is a disaster!’: Camille Paglia on Hillary Clinton

A wide-ranging interview with the iconoclastic professor<p>Talking to Camille Paglia is like approaching a machine gun: madness to stick your head up and ask a question, unless you want your brain blown apart by the answer, but a visceral delight to watch as she obliterates every subject in sight. …

33 Authors Gave Us Their Best Advice On Writing

"Write the book that you're desperate to read. Fall in love with your characters. Finish the day's writing at a point where you want to know what happens next. And keep writing every day."<p><b>01.</b> As Kandinsky says, "Everything starts with a dot." Sometimes the hardest thing in writing a story is where …

Creative Writing

Colorized film and photos of a deadly Antarctic Expedition in 1912

In 1912, Herbert Ponting captured remarkable film and images of Captain Robert Falcon Scott's ill-fated Terra Nova Expedition. Amateurs and pros have …

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How Lucid Dreaming Can Improve Your Motor Skills

Mental training is arguably as important as physical fitness. That argument is gaining strength as a growing body of literature unravels the …

The Psychological Case for Dressing Way Up (or Down) for Work

At a talk at the James Beard Foundation last week, Tim Gunn — former fashion-design professor, forever fashion icon, only reality star that doesn’t …

Psychology

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Parliament is eroding freedom of speech and equality under the law

What does the great “gay cake” controversy tell us about our country and its laws? Within the space of 50 years we have gone from a place where it was illegal to be homosexual to one where it is now unlawful to refuse to bake a cake extolling the virtues of gay marriage on political or religious …

The 12 Must-Watch Movies That Expire From Netflix in November

There's a lot happening in the world right now. Hide away from it all next month with these must-see movies.<p>The baseball playoffs are in full swing, the movie award season is ramping up, and an impending presidential election between two exceedingly polarizing candidates is also in its final days …

Movies

8 Ways to Stand Out as a Leader in your Company

There are those people who are put in charge of companies and given the title of President or CEO. In an entrepreneur world, often the President and …

Leadership

10 Weekend habits of highly successful entrepreneurs

Share168<p>Tweet<p>Share250<p>+18<p>Shares 426<p>Successful entrepreneurs know that good habits don’t start on Monday and end on Friday. Entrepreneurs expect to …

Time Management

Nanowrimo Prep: The Index Card Method and Story Structure Grid

THE INDEX CARD METHOD<br>by Alexandra Sokoloff<br>It's just half a month to Nanowrimo. Are you REALLY ready to write?<br>If you're not 100% sure what your story …

Writing

Study: Marijuana Use in Early Life May Affect Brain Function, IQ

Many of us, as well as our parents and grandparents, have been waiting for this moment: a day when marijuana becomes legal. But if legalization of …

Lawson study find pot use lowers IQ, increases risk of depression, bipolar and schizophrenia

Just months after London researchers found the two major chemicals in marijuana serve dueling roles towards mental health -- one good and one bad -- …

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