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9 Philosophical Thought Experiments That Will Keep You Up at Night

Sometimes, the best way to illustrate a complicated philosophical concept is by framing it as a story or situation. Here are nine such thought …

American Philosophy

21 lifestyle changes to make if you want to save more money

When it comes to getting rich, the formula is simple: Spend less and save more.<p>That's easier said than done. To save a considerable amount of money, you have to make more than an intermittent effort. You have to make a lifestyle change.<p>What kind? We rounded up 21 lifestyle changes anyone can make …

Personal Finance

Our forgotten slavery horror: The shameful, untold history of America and the Cuban slave trade

As Cuba opens, it’s time to recognize our proxy role in Cuba’s slave trade, and the Monroe Doctrine’s real purpose<p>From the streets of Ferguson to the South Carolina statehouse, the legacy of slavery in the United States has taken on a new urgency in contemporary America. Today, 150 years after the …

Black History

A neuroscience researcher reveals 4 rituals that will make you happier

Actually, don't trust me either. Trust neuroscientists. They study that gray blob in your head all day and have learned a lot about what truly will make you happy.<p>UCLA neuroscience researcher Alex Korb has some insights that can create an upward spiral of happiness in your life.<p>Here's what you and …

Self-improvement

Making a Point: The Pernickety Story of English Punctuation review – hissy fits about apostrophes

Is a full stop really worth four commas? And should everybody avoid the semi-colon? This book from the popular linguist David Crystal will amuse and instruct<p>A couple of weeks ago I saw David Crystal give an after-dinner speech at the august annual conference of the Society of Indexers and the …

Linguistics

The best apps already equipped for iOS 9

iOS 9 is out and, unsurprisingly, app developers are springing to take advantage of its new features.<p>There are already too many to provide a fully comprehensive list of every iOS 9-optimized app out there, but we’ve pulled together a selection of some of the best — to give you a test drive of some …

5 Daily Habits That Lead to a Successful Life

A “successful life” will hold a different meaning for each of us. What makes it a success is determined by the goals, dreams, aspirations you have in …

There's a critical difference between how rich people and average people choose to get paid

In his book "Secrets of the Millionaire Mind," self-made millionaire T. Harv Eker sheds light on how the richest people separate themselves from the average Joe.<p>Their success boils down to specific choices they make on a daily basis that most of us fail to emulate, he writes, and these choices …

Self-improvement

10 Red Hot Hollywood Redheads

Gingers get a bad wrap, but there are several red-haired Hollywood celebs who are doing their part to correct that negative ginger stereotype. They're the stars of huge movie franchises, and some of the best TV shows ever, and our love for them is as deep as their auburn locks.<p>We've all heard that …

TV shows
Identity Theft

CGI Friday: a brief history of computer-generated actors

When actors die or age it’s often up to CGI actors to complete scenes and make sure a movie gets made, we take a look at how they’ve developed over the years<p>It used to be the case that if a lead actor died mid-movie, film-makers had a limited range of options available to them. When Tyrone Power …

Animation

4 Keys to Master Success

I have had the distinct pleasure of empowering leaders and entrepreneurs around the world for success.<p>While many go on to achieve extraordinary …