Jason Heiser

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Donald Trump’s Mommy Issues

He may not have bonded successfully with his mother and that made him the adult—and the politician—that he is.<p>Donald Trump is easily the most psychoanalyzed president of modern times. His decision-making style and behavior have been hotly debated by journalists, voters, politicians, world leaders …

Psychology

The "spin" is just starting, and already Sean Hannity sounds dizzy.

Hee-hee-hee. Not even an hour into being outed as one of three people on the planet lacking the sense to get out of the way of a speeding bus, and …

Trump Enraged After Finding Out He Stood Up to Putin

We always hurt the ones we love.<p>Nothing distinguishes <b>Donald Trump</b> from the Trump administration like <b>Vladimir Putin,</b> toward whom Trump remains inexplicably solicitous despite his advisers’ insistence that Russia is a grave national-security threat. The most generous interpretation of this …

Warren Buffett's 10 rules to get rich

At first I thought the manager of my local Jimmy John's was just a huge Warren Buffett fan. But then I did some research online and I found out that this same plaque can be found in Jimmy John's restaurants all across the country.<p>Why are these plaques in Jimmy John's? Well, that remains a mystery. …

This is how democracies die | Steven Levitsky and Daniel Ziblatt

Defending our constitution requires more than outrage<p>Blatant dictatorship – in the form of fascism, communism, or military rule – has disappeared across much of the world. Military coups and other violent seizures of power are rare. Most countries hold regular elections. Democracies still die, but …

Venezuela

Yes, Star Wars: The Last Jedi Is An Open Letter to the Millennial Generation

Your dreams must die.<p><i>Your dreams must die. You will have to figure out how to make it in this world on your own. No one is going to solve your problems for you. The future starts today.</i><p>If you've seen <i>Star Wars: The Last Jedi</i>, you know many of these statements sound familiar. (If you haven't seen it …

Star Wars

100 Trips Everyone Should Take In Their Lifetime, According to the World's Top Travel Experts

These unique vacation excursions are stunning. 😍<p>No matter how many countries you’ve been to, there’s always somewhere new to discover.<p>But with so …

National Parks

Saudi arrest of Binladin family scion shatters royal entente

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Among those caught in the unprecedented arrests this week of top princes, wealthy businessmen and senior officials …

Russian scrutinised for ties to Trump investigated in Monaco

Dmitry Rybolovlev allegedly violated privacy of Tania Rappo and used political influence against former art dealer<p>A Russian billionaire who has emerged as a central figure in the controversy surrounding the Trump campaign’s possible collusion with the Kremlin is under investigation in Monaco.<p>Dmitry …

There's even more evidence that one type of exercise is the closest thing we have to a miracle drug

Get moving.<p>A wealth of recent research, including a new study published this month, suggests that any type of exercise that raises your heart rate and gets you moving and sweating for a sustained period — known as aerobic exercise— has a significant, beneficial effect on the brain.<p>"Aerobic exercise …

Space geeks tweak NASA images of Jupiter's red spot

The Trumps of Russia? How billionaire Agalarov family ended up in the spotlight

Aras Agalarov and his pop singer son Emin have known the Trumps for years. Now the Donald Jr email scandal has put them in an unwanted spotlight<p>He’s a billionaire construction magnate who likes shiny and expensive things and built a luxury tower block adorned with his own name: it’s not surprising …

Donald Trump

Torch-Carrying White Nationalists Protest Removal Of Confederate Statue

They chanted "All white lives matter” and “Russia is our friend.”<p>White nationalists protesting the removal of a Robert E. Lee statue in Charlottesville, Virginia, stormed two of the city’s parks on Saturday chanting Nazi slogans and brandishing torches.<p>Dozens of protesters led by white nationalist …

CRISPR kills HIV and eats Zika 'like Pac-man'. Its next target? Cancer

There’s a biological revolution underway and its name is CRISPR.<p>Genetically-modified humans: what is CRISPR and how does it work?<p>WIRED …

The Case Against Empathy

Designers love to tout their ability to empathize with users. But too much empathy can kill a company. Here’s what to do instead.<p><i>The following is an excerpt from</i> The Way to Design, <i>a guide to becoming a designer founder and to building design-centric businesses</i>. <i>It was a</i><i>dapted and reprinted with the</i> …

Design

Graphene's Superconductive Power Has Finally Been Unlocked, And It's Crazier Than We Expected

Okay, wow.<p>It's official: graphene has been made into a superconductor in its natural state - which means electrical current can flow through it with …

Graphene

Russia Is Already Winning

If you understand what the Kremlin is up to, the news is grim. But it also gives us a clear path to fight back.<p>The whirlwind of Russian spy news over the past few weeks has forced Americans to confront questions that previously would only have seemed possible in fiction: Did a foreign power …

Scientists discovered an absurdly easy way to seem convincing

Over the holidays it's best to avoid any arguments, whenever possible. But if you can't, you may want to bring some scientific ammunition for your side of the discussion.<p>It turns out that if you want to convince someone that your explanation for something is the best way to explain it, you might …

4 Ways to Control Your Emotions in Tense Moments

Twenty-three years ago, one of my employees — I’ll call him Dale — asked for a private meeting. Dale was serious and bookish and had very strong opinions. His work was fastidious. He rarely socialized with colleagues, but he was impeccable in his commitments to others. And he was skilled at his job.<p>…

Emotional Intelligence

The Great A.I. Awakening

<b>Prologue: You Are What You Have Read</b><p>Late one Friday night in early November, Jun Rekimoto, a distinguished professor of human-computer interaction at the University of Tokyo, was online preparing for a lecture when he began to notice some peculiar posts rolling in on social media. Apparently Google …

Artificial Intelligence

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What 5 Classic Psychological Experiments Can Teach Workplace Leaders

Psychological experiments are great resources for understanding certain patterns of human behavior in the workplace.<p>6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>A seismic shift has taken place in the last 100 years in the way we lead and manage people in the …

Psychology

Want To Bounce Back Better? Here's What Resilient People Do To Get Back In The Game

Science Reveals What You Can Do To Recover From A Reversal<p>Have you ever been totally beaten down by stress? Felt too overwhelmed to function? Believed you'd broken your psychological energy?<p>Six years ago, I broke mine.<p>I was in the middle of an intense season of speaking engagements, business …

Happiness

Russia accused of war crimes in Syria at UN security council session

Accusations centre on widespread use of bunker-busting and incendiary bombs on civilians in rebel-held eastern Aleppo<p>Russia has been directly and repeatedly accused of war crimes at the UN security council in an unusually blunt session, as hopes of any form of ceasefire were flattened by the scale …

7 daily habits that can unlock your creativity, according to science

Even if you don't think you're the "creative type," don't assume you can ignore this skillset, or that you can't become creative too.<p>60% of CEOs polled by IBM agreed that creativity was the most important skill to possess in a leadership role, because can help us solve problems and respond to …

Hate your job? NASA wants you to work on Mars - CNN Style

Written by Georgia McCafferty, CNN<p>This story was originally published in February 2016.<p>US space agency NASA has just released a series of retro recruitment posters that advertise potential positions it may one day need filled on Mars.<p>First commissioned in 2009 for an exhibit at the Kennedy Space …

Space Science

A Harvard Psychologist Says This Trait Matters Most: 10 Ways to Make a Great First Impression

Amy Cuddy says people answer one question when they first meet you -- and that answer lays the foundation for a business relationship.<p>Say you meet a new potential customer, a potential employer, or anyone with whom you want to establish a business relationship.<p>Which matters more:<p>Showing that you're …

Self-improvement

Depressing Paper Suggests Cancer's an Evolutionary Mechanism to 'Autocorrect' Our Gene Pool

We were never meant to live forever.<p>Two scientists have come up with a depressing new hypothesis that attempts to explain why cancer is so hard to …

Elon Musk cheers as Norway moves toward ban on petroleum-powered cars

Norway’s top political parties have reportedly reached a tentative deal that would ban the sale of new gasoline- and diesel-powered cars within the …

Tesla

This Resume For Elon Musk Proves You Never Need to Use More Than One Page

If it works for him...<p>Let’s say you are Elon Musk, one of the most influential entrepreneurs in tech history whose career spans two decades of …