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Tři otázky profesora Sowella

Konzervativní myslitel Thomas Sowell dosáhl letos věku 86 let. Včera, 28. prosince 2016, oznámil světu, že přestává psát. Jeho dílo však zůstává …

Jak Obama Ameriku obohatil - Neviditelný pes

Zbývá mu už jen necelý jeden měsíc prezidentování, právě ještě pospíchá s rozhodnutími jako například s právě vyhlášeným zákazem získávat ropu a plyn …

The best books of 2016 list you get when you combine 36 “Best Books of 2016” lists

Slavery. Racism. Urbanism. Disease. While 2016 may not have been a banner year for liberal democracy in the world at large, it should definitely go down as a woke time in book publishing.<p>For dedicated bibliophiles, the low thrum of literary FOMO that bubbles up around May has by mid-December …

Books

AP EXPLAINS: What is Boxing Day and how did it get its name?

In Britain and other countries like Australia and Canada, the day after Christmas is a secular national holiday known as Boxing Day. Here's a brief look at some theories about how the holiday got its name and how people celebrate it:<p>NO NEED FOR BOXING GLOVES<p>While no one seems to know for sure how …

Here's what 15 of the most popular brand names really mean

After a few good hours of shopping, you head to Panera to meet a friend for lunch. You Venmo her for the meal and then you both decide dessert is in the cards: Next stop, Häagen-Dazs.<p>All these brands are staples in our lives. But do you have any idea what their names actually mean? We're here to …

Ralph Lauren

Edward Hopper’s Iconic Painting Nighthawks Explained in a 7-Minute Video Introduction

If any one painting stands for mid-twentieth-century America, <i>Nighthawks</i> does. In fact, Edward Hopper's 1942 canvas of four figures in a late-night …

Konzervativní kabinet snů - Neviditelný pes

<b>Nový americký prezident Donald Trump, muž bez konzervativní minulosti, sestavil vládu, která potěší leckterého konzervativce</b><p>Donald Trump, který …

Interest rates are rising in the US, but in other places they're still below zero — here's what that means

It's only the second time in a decade. On Wednesday December 14, the Federal Reserve hiked its benchmark interest rate by a quarter of a percent to the range of 0.5% to 0.75%. That number doesn't affect most Americans directly. It's a target for the rate charged when banks lend money to each other …

Economics

Čtvrteční glosy 15. 12. 2016

Zpráva:"Věříme, že naše zodpovědnost vůči společnosti překračuje hranice bankovního světa a že lidem můžeme sloužit i jako kompas, který je bezpečně …

Sean Hannity: The real political hacks are Dems who suddenly care about cybersecurity

Sore loser Democrats continue to push the idea that Russia helped President-elect Donald Trump win the election.<p>These alt-left liberals desperately keep playing up a narrative that Russian hacks helped Trump with his electoral victory over Hillary Clinton, despite conflicting views on the issue of …

SPOLEČNOST: Dal mi účtenku, ale já ho stejně nahlásím - Neviditelný pes

Virgil: The Left’s Long March, Enabled by Corporate America

In 1934, when the Chinese communists were defeated and driven out of the cities, Mao Zedong led his surviving forces on The Long March to safety in …

100 Notable Books of 2016

<i>The year’s notable fiction, poetry and nonfiction, selected by the editors of The New York Times Book Review. This list represents books reviewed since Dec. 6, 2015, when we published our previous Notables list.</i><p><b>Fiction & Poetry</b><p><b>ALL THAT MAN IS.</b> <i>By David Szalay. (Graywolf, $26.)</i> Szalay writes with …

The Surprising Health Benefits of Cheese

Cheese lovers everywhere cheer.<p>It’s easy to lump in cheese with cake, bread, and other waistline offenders. Not so fast, though: Although some dairy products might pack on pounds, many cheeses are actually good for you in moderation, as part of a balanced diet. (Read: This isn’t permission to eat a …

Lee Miller: the woman in Hitler’s bathtub

Lee Miller’s life was as extraordinary as her photos. A Twenties fashion model who became a Surrealist and later the only female combat photographer in Europe during the war, she documented the liberation of Dachau and Buchenwald concentration camps. She later married the Surrealist artist Roland …

How to know if dairy is causing your bloating

It’s a fact of life: bloating happens, and sometimes for seemingly no reason. Even if you usually eat a healthy diet, you may suddenly have to deal with a puffy stomach. If you regularly deal with bloating, it’s understandable that you’d want to figure out the culinary culprit.<p>Some people cut out …

All You Need to Know About Isabella Rossellini, the World’s Most Uncategorizable Star

V.F. contributing editor David Kamp shares some insights gleaned from an afternoon conversation with the former face of Lancôme turned freewheelin’ gal.<p>A neat trick, exuding mystique and down-to-earth affability at the same time. Isabella Rossellini’s silent-movie-star features and milky complexion …

Co musíte vyřešit po smrti blízkého, abyste předešli problémům

Od pohřbu je sotva pár dní a na stole se začínají vršit složenky a upomínky. Je třeba přepsat elektřinu, zrušit mobilní číslo a internet, zaplatit …

What You Need to Know About the Wisconsin Recount

The Wisconsin State Board of Elections has decided to move forward with a recount effort pushed by 2016 Green Party candidate Jill Stein. As …

Best books of 2016 – part one

Culture,Books,Fiction,Essays,Poetry,Biography,History,Business and finance,Crime fiction,Ali Smith,Teju Cole,Yuval Noah Harari,Olivia Laing,Sara Pascoe,Kate Tempest,Sarah Crossan,Graeme Macrae Burnet,Hisham Matar,Rachel Cusk,Sebastian Barry,David Szalay,Zadie Smith<p>From Zadie Smith’s Swing Time to …

Study suggests cheese may help you live longer

A recent study published in the journal Nature Medicine reported that eating cheese — specifically the aged kind containing the compound spermidine, as found in blue cheese — was linked to a longer life in mammals when tested on mice.<p>“The mice do not only live longer when we supplement spermidine …

BIG BEN: Nebezpečnost iluze bezpečnosti - Neviditelný pes

17.11.2016<p>Mezi zdejšími odborníky na bezpečnost jsem pouhý už několik desetiletí pilný reportér nebezpečnosti. Konkrétně nebezpečnosti dlouhodobé …

KOMENTÁŘ: Amok amerických liberálů - Alexander Tomský

Malounko chybělo a konzervativní revoluce by se nekonala! Jeden statistik spočítal, že by Clintonové stačilo jen o 144 000 hlasů víc ve třech státech …

Newt Gingrich: Seven questions for the New York Times

On Sunday, the publisher and the executive editor of the New York Times published a letter to the paper’s readers, promising to “rededicate” the paper to its “fundamental mission”. That mission, they said, is to “report America and the world honestly, without fear or favor, striving always to …

Problém české ekonomiky: Odliv kapitálu je mimořádně velký

Zisky se tak v Česku neinvestují ani nepromítají do vyšších mezd českých zaměstnanců. Zemi tak může v budoucnosti hrozit nedostatek prostředků pro …