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Learning languages very quickly — with the help of some very basic Data Science

I have moved to Sweden 6 months ago with my girlfriend. It is a great country for expats like us, because almost everyone does speak really good …

Language Learning

The downside of diversity

A Harvard political scientist finds that diversity hurts civic life. What happens when a liberal scholar unearths an inconvenient …

News about marketing, apps, mobile video, mobile-driven tech

This comes after a tweet from the reality TV star in February caused Snap's stock to drop $1.3 billion.<p>The mobile-first video service for millennials …

Choose Your Own Adventure

1,500-year cycle in the Arctic Oscillation identified in Holocene Arctic sea-ice drift

Letter | Published: 11 November 2012<p>Dennis A. Darby<br>• , Joseph D. Ortiz<br>• , Chester E. Grosch<br>• & Steven P. Lund<p><i>Nature Geoscience</i> <b>volume 5</b>, pages 897–900 …

Google Scholar

Trump is no fascist. He is a champion for the forgotten millions | John Daniel Davidson

Obama promised solutions but let the people down. Is it any surprise that they voted for real change?<p>Amid the ongoing protests against President Trump, calls for “resistance” among Democratic politicians and activists, and the overheated rhetoric casting Trump and his supporters as fascists and …

Donald Trump

Songs of Innocence and Experience: “The Tyger”

Tyger Tyger, burning bright,<br>In the forests of the night;<br>What immortal hand or eye,<br>Could frame thy fearful symmetry?<p>In what distant deeps or …

How to Respond to Four Common Salary Negotiation Questions

You want to be prepared for your upcoming salary negotiation, so you plan to research the standard pay range and practice asking for what you want. …

Employment

Leftism is a mental illness - Anne Marie Waters

I recently posted a tweet stating: “I’m beginning to think it’s true. Leftism is a mental illness”. It appears to have riled a few people, so might …

A fascinating map of the world’s most and least racially tolerant countries

<i>Update: A professor who studies race and ethnic conflict responds to this map.</i><p>When two Swedish economists set out to examine whether economic freedom made people any more or less racist, they knew how they would gauge economic freedom, but they needed to find a way to measure a country's level of …

Map shows world's 'most racist' countries (and the answers may surprise you)

• Jordan and India named the world's least tolerant countries<br>• U.S., Britain, Canada and South America are among the least racist<br>• Survey asks people if …

Xenophiliac

The technical definition is sexual attraction toward the unknown, or that which is different.<p>Those who identify as Xenophiliacs typically feel sexual …

The 7 Best Meditation Apps to Download in the New Year

Relaxation is probably the first thing on your mind after the flurry and hurry of the holiday season. It may be the most wonderful and festive time …

Meditation

Forgive me, techies, but here are the seven reasons why Silicon Valley likes Trump

Deregulation and more favorable tax treatment of repatriated funds are high on the list.<p>I have to admit that I am cringing even as I key this in, but there are some very good reasons why many in tech are actually welcoming the incoming administration of Donald Trump.<p>I spent the last few weeks …

Silicon Valley

Stoicism Reveals 4 Rituals That Will Make You Mentally Strong

Grit. Resilience. Mental toughness. We hear a lot about them these days. But maybe we shouldn’t. Why?Because there have been good solutions to the …

17 useful Google products and services you didn't know existed

Most of us have heard of Google's well-known and much-loved tools — Gmail, Google Earth, Google Maps, and many more. Those products and services are used by millions of people around the world every day.<p>What many people don't know, however, is that Google actually has a bunch of other features and …

Apps

How to do what you love and make good money

The problem:People with a well-paying job ask my advice because they want to quit to become full-time artists.But full-time artists ask my advice …

The 10/10/10 Rule For Tough Decisions

Social Media Is Killing Discourse Because It’s Too Much Like TV - MIT Technology Review

If I say that social media aided Donald Trump’s election, you might think of fake news on Facebook. But even if Facebook fixes the algorithms that …

Arctic Undergoing Rapid Ice Melt That Could Speed Global Warming: Study

The Arctic, the northernmost polar region characterized by cold winters and vast sheets of white ice, is "undergoing rapid, sometimes turbulent …

Three scientists investigating melting Arctic ice may have been assassinated, professor claims

Cambridge Professor Peter Wadhams suspects the deaths of the three scientists were more than just an ‘extraordinary’ coincidence<p>A Cambridge Professor has made the astonishing claim that three scientists investigating the melting of Arctic ice may have been assassinated within the space of a few …

‘Next year or the year after, the Arctic will be free of ice’

Scientist Peter Wadhams believes the summer ice cover at the north pole is about to disappear, triggering even more rapid global warming<p>Peter Wadhams has spent his career in the Arctic, making more than 50 trips there, some in submarines under the polar ice. He is credited with being one of the …

Global Warming

Seven climate records set so far in 2016

Climate change,Greenhouse gas emissions,Weather,World news,Environment,UK news,Coral,Marine life,Wildlife,Great Barrier Reef,Sea ice,Polar regions<p>From soaring temperatures in Alaska and India to Arctic sea ice melting and CO2 concentrations rising, this year is smashing records around the world

Global Warming

100 Million Goddamn Trees Are Dead

California drought update: It’s still bad. How bad? According to the U.S. Forest Service, 102 million goddamn trees have now died in the state since …

Forests

Melting Arctic sea ice could be about to start uncontrollable global climate change, experts warn

The rapid melting of the Arctic sea ice could be about to bring about catastrophic events across the world, scientists have warned.<p>The effects of the …

Why God Will Not Die

Science keeps revealing how much we don't, perhaps can't, know. Yet humans seek closure, which should make religious pluralists of us all.<p>In a bookstore 40 years ago, having fallen away from the Roman Catholicism of my youth and young adulthood without adopting any replacement for it or resolving …

Laudato si' (24 May 2015) | Francis

ENCYCLICAL LETTER<i> <br>LAUDATO SI’</i> <br>OF THE HOLY FATHER <b><br>FRANCIS</b> <br>ON CARE FOR OUR COMMON HOME<p>1. <i>“LAUDATO SI’, mi’ Signore” – “Praise be to you, my Lord”.</i> In the …

Foreign Debt

FastStats

• Number of nursing homes: 15,600 (2014)<br>• Proportion of nursing homes with for-profit ownership: 69.8% (2014)<br>• Number of licensed beds: 1.7 million (2014)