Jennifer Scurlock

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10 Maps That Prove the World Is Far From Running Out of Space

Based on data from NASA / SEDAC, this map shows how Italy's population is distributed -- half lives in the densely-packed purple areas (8% of the land), half lives in the sparse grey areas (92% of the land).<p>The map is the latest addition to a long-running string of <i>population maps</i> tweeted out by</b> …

The 100 best films of the 21st century, according to 177 film critics

David Lynch’s narratively non-linear, néo-noir masterpiece <i>Mulholland Drive</i> has been named the best film of the 21st century to date by 177 film …

Steven Spielberg

'Islam for Dummies': IS recruits have poor grasp of faith

PARIS (AP) — The jihadi employment form asked the recruits, on a scale of 1 to 3, to rate their knowledge of Islam. And the Islamic State applicants, herded into a hangar somewhere at the Syria-Turkey border, turned out to be overwhelmingly ignorant.<p>The extremist group could hardly have hoped for …

United Arab Emirates

What are government bonds?

The government has restarted its quantitive easing programme, printing money to buy its own bonds back from City firms. But what exactly are bonds, and why did the Bank run into the trouble buying them this week?<p>Think of them as a type of loan from investors to a government. They are issued by …

6 Places to Find Design Inspiration Early in Your Process

Getting your ideas down on “paper” can sometimes be the most challenging part of the creative process. What good are the thoughts that rattle around …

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Covering the leaders’ speeches at the last election in small towns in the north west and Midlands, I was struck by how often the same incident would be raised by people in the audience, or by minicab drivers you’d meet on the way: How in October 2014, David Cameron had been presented by his …

Europe

Protests erupt over deadly anti-drug policy of the Philippines' new president

Nearly 800 Filipinos have been killed as a result of an extreme anti-drug policy rolled out by newly-elected President Rodrigo Duterte.<p>Since taking power in May, Duterte has ordered the police and military to kill suspected drug dealers and users without due process. The policy has also spurred a …

Asia

Ari Shaffir: Why I ditched my smartphone

<b>A recent report by UK regulator Ofcom claimed that 59% of Brits consider themselves to be "hooked" on their handsets - but not everybody is a slave to their smartphone, reports Zoe Kleinman.</b><p>US comedian Ari Shaffir is 15 minutes late for our interview.<p>"I get lost a lot," he says apologetically. He …

Great Escape: The Best Travel Instagrams Of The Week [10.08.16]

Olá and welcome to another installment of inspiring travel Instagrams.<p>Our digital trip begins in Brazil this week, host to the Games of the XXXI …

3 Little Known Books Every Entrepreneur Should Read - Law of Attraction Blogs - A Spiritual Community

Last year, I caught a lucky break. I was working a dead-end job at a bank and hated every minute of it. Until one day, I sent an email to one of my …