Isabelle Pelve

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How to Succeed Despite Your Bad Boss

Working under a bad boss is something many of us experience at least once in our careers. Don't let it derail you.<p>A supervisor who routinely acts …

New compound kills cancer without harming healthy cells

Scientists have developed a small molecule that directly triggers suicide in cancer cells without harming healthy cells.<p>In the journal <i>Cancer Cell</i>, …

Cancer

What Makes a Genius?

Some minds are so exceptional they change the world. We don’t know exactly why these people soar above the rest of us, but science offers us clues.<p><b>The Mütter Museum in Philadelphia</b> houses an array of singular medical specimens. On the lower level the fused livers of 19th-century conjoined twins …

Creativity

Eight words that changed the way we think

The exact origins of words are often difficult to place. But sometimes they are the inventions of ground-breaking pioneers – from Chaucer to JK Rowling.<p>Every word conceals a story, a secret history. Behind the syllables we use every day lurk countless forgotten tales. “If you know the origin of a …

Literature

Special Feature: The Runner’s High | Runner's World

The author, shown above in Moscow in 1984, was often inebriated as a teen. / Photograph courtesy of Caleb Daniloff; above photo collage by Runner’s World/Getty Images<p>I first got drunk at 12 years old.<p>Young perhaps, but it was Soviet Moscow, where my dad was stationed as an American journalist in …

Drug Addiction

A Retiree Discovers an Elusive Math Proof—And Nobody Notices

Author: Natalie Wolchover. Natalie Wolchover Science<p>Date of Publication: 04.02.17.<p>Time of Publication: 7:00 am. 7:00 am<p>As he was brushing his teeth …

Mathematics

The last crane: On parenting a dying child

When I was a new mother, I focused on firsts — the first smile, the first step, the first day of school — and all the countless, tiny triumphs in between that are the reward of motherhood.<p>Even so, those years were hard. Sleep deprivation and the relentlessness of caring for two small children made …

Freight Train

The Management Myth

Most of management theory is inane, writes our correspondent, the founder of a consulting firm. If you want to succeed in business, don’t get an M.B.A. Study philosophy instead<p>During the seven years that I worked as a management consultant, I spent a lot of time trying to look older than I was. I …

Business Administration

The economics of beard popularity in the US

We may have reached “peak beard.”<p>You may think people grow beards because of their fashionability or warmth, but author and professor Stephen Mihm says there might be another reason. In a New York Times piece, he makes the case that in Western countries, trends in beard popularity often closely …

Jack Dorsey

The History of Green Dye Is a History of Death

Happy St. Pat’s!<p>You may be planning to wear green this St. Patrick’s Day. Green, the color of kissing the Irish! The color of money! The color of… horrible, horrible death.<p>At least when it came to green dyes through the Victorian age.<p>In 1814, a company in Schweinfurt, Germany, called the Wilhelm …

Buckingham Palace

The Story of Multiple Sclerosis and Its Major Milestones

You each have your own story of how MS has weaved its way into your or your loved one's life and how that has affected your relationships, beliefs, …

Medical Research

12 Podcasts That Will Make You a Better Leader | Inc.com

Podcasts continue to grow in popularity as a convenient way to stay on top of all kinds of topics. As a result, the field is becoming steadily more crowded--a recent check of iTunes showed more than 100 podcasts with the word <i>leadership</i> in their title. Some are focused on special interests like …

Self-improvement

The Bittersweet History of Chocolate

For most people, chocolate is purely tasty — but some of its history can be hard to swallow.<p>One reason to explore that history launched this week …

Dessert

The art of conversation, explained by the only artist to get eight US presidents to sit still

Anyone seeking to meet the great artist Everett Raymond Kinstler should be prepared to talk. The art of the conversation is as much a part of his toolkit as his well-worn paints and brushes. An hour into my interview with the 90-year old painter, I realized he had been asking all the questions. …

India

If You Don’t Know Much About Iraqi Cuisine, Start Here

When I ask Philip Juma about his childhood in London, he tells me about his father’s 'Muslawi’ food. It’s a term his father used to describe the food of his ancestral homeland in northern Iraq. <b>Juma’s father came to London from Mosul in 1971 when he was just 20 years old.</b> As he settled down, married …

Sampha: the voice of generations

<i>You can buy a copy of our latest issue here. Taken from the spring 2017 issue of Dazed:</i><p>Sampha Sisay is, by his own admission, a relatively unassuming figure. “On my day-to-day, I don’t necessarily feel the intensity of something,” says the 28-year-old singer-songwriter in a voice so soft it’s …