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Karen Paulsen hat schon alles erlebt: die jungen Italiener, die Türen eingetreten haben und Sachen mitgehen ließen. Die koreanischen Messegäste, die …

Airbnb

In Flipboard, Some See a News Aggregator. I See the Future of Storytelling.

Our COO, Kal Amin, shares his thoughts on the future of Flipboard<p>Eight years ago, Flipboard made its debut as an app on the first generation …

Public Relations

A 21-Year-Old Woman Is the Youngest Person in the U.S. to Get a Face Transplant

Her story is incredible.<p>Katie Stubblefield lost her face at 18, when she attempted to take her own life, shooting herself in the face with a rifle. At 21, she received a transplant at the Cleveland Clinic, making her the youngest person in the U.S. to receive a face transplant. Her story, “The …

An Instagrammer's cookbook launch couldn't have gone any worse

Meet Johnna Holmgren, a person with more Instagram followers than you and I combined. She goes by the handle foxmeetsbear, and her carefully curated …

Mushrooms

'A Special Bond.' Identical Twin Brothers to Marry Identical Twin Sisters

(GRASS LAKE, Mich.) — Two sets of 24-year-old identical twins had their first date together, became engaged at the same time and are now preparing to …

Physiotherapy

Too Many Jobs Feel Meaningless Because They Are

As earnings season is upon us, it’s worth asking: Does business create value these days the way it once did?<p>One sign it doesn’t is a significant decline in the formation rate of U.S. firms over the past few decades. Economists Peter Orszag and Jason Furman have argued that investment and innovation …

London School of Economics

Hone your tone of voice. A linguistic perspective on how to talk to customers

As a linguist, I easily obsess over what people are saying. Are they being ironic? Was that a speech error? What’s the real meaning behind the words …

Customers

Trump vs. the Times: Inside an Off-the-Record Meeting

On July 20th, the new publisher of the <i>Times</i>, A. G. Sulzberger, visited the Oval Office at the invitation of President Trump. The meeting was meant to be off the record. As a matter of policy, Dean Baquet, the executive editor of the <i>Times</i>, will not attend such meetings without being able to report …

Fake News

Hospitals know how to protect mothers. They just aren’t doing it.

Every year, thousands of women suffer life-altering injuries or die during childbirth because hospitals and medical workers skip safety practices known to head off disaster, a USA TODAY investigation has found.<p>Doctors and nurses should be weighing bloody pads to track blood loss so they recognize …

Pregnancy

Why Eating Sourdough Bread Might Help People Eat Gluten Again

Sourdough is more than just a bread, offering a variety of unique benefits. Here are some reasons why sourdough may help you obtain a gluten-free …

Ignore calories and BMI. Here are the health numbers that really matter.

Health often seems like a numbers game. What's your blood-sugar level? How many calories are you eating? And are you getting the right percentage of macros (or macronutrients)? The problem is that sometimes we track, count and obsess over numbers that don't matter very much for our overall health. …

Drugs, Cash & Crime Rings Found in Massive Raid - Paraguay's Dangerous Prison

Significant amounts of drugs, contraband, illegal cash and criminal extortion rings were uncovered in Paraguay’s Prison

The 4 Moves That'll Help You Make The Most Out Of An At-Home Workout

All the research and supported evidence on the benefits of exercise don't make a difference if you have no time to spare in your day for a workout. …

Liebe in den Zeiten von Tinder

Die Kunst befasst sich schon seit jeher mit der Liebe. Wie Kunst und Liebe in Zeiten des Online-Datings zueinander stehen, kann man zur Zeit in einer …

“I Was Devastated”: Tim Berners-Lee, the Man Who Created the World Wide Web, Has Some Regrets

Berners-Lee has seen his creation debased by everything from fake news to mass surveillance. But he’s got a plan to fix it.<p>“For people who want to make sure the Web serves humanity, we have to concern ourselves with what people are building on <i>top</i> of it,” Tim Berners-Lee told me one morning in …

The Most Honest Out-of-Office Message

What if you deleted all your emails during vacation and never looked back?<p>Some weeks ago, I emailed a professor to ask for an interview for a story. Seconds later, I got his out-of-office response.<p>“I am out of the office and expect to have only infrequent email access,” the message said. Pretty …

Productivity

The already iconic G7 photo is a Trump Rorschach test

<b>(CNN) —</b> Everyone, by now, has seen this photo from the weekend -- picturing President Donald Trump surrounded by the leaders of other G7 countries.<p>And literally everyone knows the whole "a picture is worth 1,000 words" cliche.<p>What's fascinating to me about the photo above is that it speaks volumes …

How to enjoy an anti-inflammatory diet (which could save your life)

Inflammatory foods could increase the risk of aggressive breast cancer, researchers suggested this week, and a new study points the finger firmly at processed convenience foods and ‘lazy cooking’.<p>It found that women who ate the most inflammatory foods were 39 per cent more likely to develop any …

Nutrition

Kids do not spend nearly enough time outside. Here’s how (and why) to change that.

By Collin O'Mara<p>As the weather turns warmer and the days are longer, many parents are looking forward to spending more quality time with the family. A great place to start is by taking your kids outdoors — a lot. As the parent of a 6-year old and a 10-month-old, I think a lot about how our family …

Parenting

Porn Stars, Flight Attendants, and ER Doctors Tell Us Their Work Nightmares

Turns out porn stars, doctors, and bouncers have very different work-related stress dreams.<p><i>A version of this article originally appeared on VICE Canada.</i><p>Every single time it goes down the same. I’m up on stage, doing my best to DJ to a mostly satisfied crowd, and it’s time to find the next record. …

7 Awesome Games To Keep Kids Occupied in a Restaurant

Those chicken fingers will be there before you know it.<p>Some parents bring their kids to a restaurant by choice (i.e. enforced family time), while …

Die Zucker-Verschwörung

Fast 40 Jahre haben Gesundheitsbehörden gesagt, wir sollten uns anders ernähren. Ihre Warnungen stützen sich auf das, was führende …

This is why successful people are unhappy in middle age — and what to do about it

Writing a book about age and happiness brought many surprises, but none surpasses this: High-achieving professionals seem especially vulnerable to …

Trump lied to me about his wealth to get onto the Forbes 400. Here are the tapes.

By Jonathan Greenberg<p>In May 1984, an official from the Trump Organization called to tell me how rich Donald J. Trump was. I was reporting for the Forbes 400, the magazine’s annual ranking of America’s richest people, for the third year. In the previous edition, we’d valued Trump’s holdings at $200 …

Real Estate

Judge Says Trump and Cohen Can’t Yet Review Materials Seized by FBI

A federal judge in Manhattan indicated on Monday that she was not prepared to grant President Trump exclusive first access to documents seized in F.B.I. raids on the office of his personal lawyer, and said that she was considering appointing an independent lawyer to assist in reviewing the seized …

Less Toys, More Joy: How to Avoid Having Too Many Toys

Toys have a way of taking over.<p>It starts innocently enough. You love your kids. You want to make them happy. But before you know it, you find …

Kids

How to Raise Grateful Kids in an Era of Thankless People

On a Saturday afternoon, you take your three kids to a movie they’ve wanted to see, then to their favorite hamburger spot for dinner, followed by ice …

"Ich bin viel schöner als Frau denn als magerer älterer Herr"

In Dänemark kennt man Madame Nielsen schon lange als Performancekünstlerin. Nun ist "Der endlose Sommer" erschienen, ihr Debütroman, in dem sie ihr …

Asking People From 5 Different Countries: The Biggest Culture Shocks of Japan!

What’s normal in your country seems strange to the rest of the world – that is true for pretty much every place on the planet. Japan, of course, does …