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How What You Believe Affects What You're Like When You're High

For decades, connoisseurs of psychedelics have said that "set and setting"—your state of mind and your environment—influence how you experience drugs. And they're right.<p>Psychedelic connoisseurs are usually well versed in "set and setting," or the the idea that both your state of mind, beliefs, and …

Cairn Energy's Indian Tax Dispute Shows The Value Of ISDS Provisions In Trade Treaties

There’s the most horrific misundertanding about the Investor State Dispute Settlement (ISDS) provisions in international trade treaties such as the TPP and TTIP. On the one hand we’ve got those further to the left screaming that this is the institution of an entirely secret set of courts which can …

'Why I Stripped Off To Reclaim My Body'

Life<p>by Contributor | 15 06 2015<p>Alex Cameron photography at www.alexandracameron.co.uk<p><b>As the trend for posing naked for empowerment gathers pace, Emma</b> …

What happened to the women who graduated from IITs in the 90s?

Last year, India passed landmark legislation to fix the abysmal sex ratio in corporate boardrooms—all publicly traded companies needed to put at least one woman on their board. It was a radical law, given that about two-thirds of listed companies in the country had no woman on their boards in June …

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European Travel

Can you solve it: are you smarter than a Hong Kong six-year-old?

Hello guzzlers.<p>Welcome to the second instalment of my new puzzle series.<p>Last time I asked you about Denise and her birthday. Today it’s a totally different style of problem<p>In colour!<p>Look at the image above. Which is the odd one out and why?<p>You want more?<p>Okay, here’s a second puzzle. It’s from the …

Hong Kong

Gold prices set to drop amid upbeat US data and downbeat Asian demand

Gold prices are set to drop next week as strong US economic data and weak demand in leading consumers China and India could together dent the metal's …

Schlumberger adds to UKOG’s claim about Horse Hill, saying there could be 270m barrels per sq mile, but environmentalists say extraction is unpopular<p>Speculation of an oil boom around Gatwick airport is back on the City’s agenda after an independent report reinforced optimism that a small prospector …

Oil

Microsoft Tipped To Offer Low-Cost, Bing-Supported Windows 10 Build

As with Windows 8, so it will be with Windows 10, at least when it comes to builds of Microsoft’s operating system that lean on Bing to monetize. Bing is best known as Microsoft’s search engine, but it is also the company’s larger search layer that it applies against its own applications.<p>A leaked …