Jonathan Jagessar

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The Leather Boots That You Can Actually Wear Forever

Dr. Martens are classics for a reason.<p><i>Welcome to The Esquire Endorsement. Heavily researched. Thoroughly vetted. These picks are the best way to spend your hard-earned cash.</i><p>The right boots transcend time, trends, and places. Getting a solid pair that will last you a long time makes your wardrobe …

Subculture

D&D’s latest adventure is state of the art tabletop design

Waterdeep: Dragon Heist is concise, complex, and complete<p>Dungeons & Dragons is experiencing a spectacular renaissance. Some credit Twitch and YouTube, others the broader “actual play” movement of performative play. Whatever the reason, the 5th edition of the <i>Player’s Handbook</i> has been locked on the …

Barnes & Noble

A Father Took His 10-Year-Old Fishing. She Fell in the Water and Drowned. It Was a Tragic Accident — Then He Was Charged With Murder.

Last summer I got an email from a man whose reputation, and voice, preceded him. His name is Eric Nadel, and as the veteran commentator for the Texas …

Fort Worth

The 8 Best Beginner Telescopes to Buy in 2018

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Telescopes

China Is Loaning Billions of Dollars to African Countries. Here's Why the U.S. Should Be Worried

Chinese debt has become the methamphetamines of infrastructure finance: highly addictive, readily available, and with long-term negative effects that …

Africa

We are thinking about Bitcoin energy usage in all the wrong ways

Global warming is certainly one of the humanity’s greatest challenges. For decades, public opinion has held heavily industrialized nations accountable for the damage done to our planet. In the quest to preserve Earth, it has become <i>en vogue</i> to critique Bitcoin mining for its high energy use and …

Bitcoin

The Race Is On to Mine the Deep Sea—But Scientists Are Wary

Environment<p>Some of the biggest deposits of iron, copper, and rare-earth elements are in the middle of the Pacific. They come at a cost.<p>Closer than the moon, yet less well-mapped than Mars, the Earth’s seafloor is home to otherworldly creatures befitting a science fiction movie. Their remote habitat …

Seafloor

The Best Exercise To Stimulate Your Brain Has Been Found

When your new year's resolutions fitness goals start to slip, science has some much-needed motivation to stick with your running resolution.Two …

Exercise

Appeals Court: Navy Sonar Must Better Protect Whales

U.S. news<p>Environmental groups are praising a federal appeals court decision that called for tighter restrictions on the U.S. Navy's use of sonar that harms whales and other marine life.<p>A three-judge panel of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco ruled unanimously late Friday that …

Use this Harvard Law checklist to prepare for any negotiation

When it comes to workplace conflict, many of us sabotage ourselves. Instead of preparing for difficult conversations—which requires dealing with uncomfortable emotions and complex strategies—we avoid the issue until we’re forced to confront it, face-to-face. Emotions like anger and fear then get …

Expropriating land without compensation is impossible—take it from Zimbabwe

South Africa will now begin to reclaim land taken from black people near a century ago without payback to the current owners, dividing public sentiment along fears of a “land grab” and cries for justice. On Feb. 27, lawmakers overwhelmingly voted in favor to amend the constitution to allow land …

What Do These Climate Change Lawsuits Have In Common? Trial Lawyers

4:40 PM 07/20/2018<p>The city of Baltimore announced Friday it sued more than two dozen oil and gas companies for damages allegedly brought about by …

Local, county and state governments are suing oil companies over climate change

<b>An oil platform off the coast of Brazil (Wikimedia)</b><p>Communities need to protect their people and property from climate change and oil companies are footing the bill<p>Patrick Parenteau<p>July 17, 2018 9:00am (UTC)<p>This article was originally published on The Conversation.<p>Thanks to climate change, sea …

5 Tactics to Win a Negotiation, According to an FBI Agent

It was 1998 and I was standing in a narrow hallway outside an apartment on the 27th floor of a high-rise in Harlem. I was the head of the New York …

10 Eye-Catching Business Card Designs That Will Leave A Lasting Impression

Three Colorful Pastel Business Card Layouts by Guuver<p><b>Even in today’s digital age,</b> a unique business card that stands out from the crowd can make a …

Graphic Design

DSLR Camera & Mirrorless Camera Reviews & Comparison: Ultimate Buying Guide to the Best 4K DSLR or Mirrorless Camera for Sale

The market for DSLR and mirrorless cameras is steadily growing to the point where soon all new devices whose manufacturers want them to be considered …

The Best Cameras Under $1000 (Compact, DSLR, Mirrorless And Action Cams)

Image: iStock<p>Smartphone cameras keep getting better and better but if you really want to kick your photography up a few levels, they can only take …

Cameras

7 Foundational Cookbooks on the Foods of the Islamic World

Author Anissa Helou shares her seven essential reads that define the varied cuisines of North Africa and the Middle East<p>It became clear to me early …

Cooking

Speculative biology: understanding the past and predicting our future

In 1981, a remarkable book was published: After Man: A Zoology of the Future, by Dougal Dixon. As a child of the eighties, growing up in a science fiction bubble where daleks, vogons and the fighting machines of the War of the Worlds were at least as concrete to me as anything happening in the real …

St Andrews

Families sue EU over climate change

Ten families are taking the European Union to court in an effort to reduce carbon emissions.<p>Last week, ten families filed a legal action in European …

European Union

An expanding universe and distant stars: tips on how to experience cosmology from your backyard

For people like me, light years, the expanding universe and the Big Bang are part of daily language.<p>You might perceive these as distant and abstract …

Universe

Hard Cases and Hard Data: Assessing Corpus Linguistics as an Empirical Path to Plain Meaning

by Stephen C. Mouritsen<br>13 Colum. Sci. & Tech. L. Rev. 156 (Published Feb. 15, 2012)<p><b>Abstract</b><p>The Plain Meaning Rule is often assailed on the grounds …

Linguistics

Law and Language (Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy)

1. Historical introduction<p>Systematic efforts to use philosophical insights about language to solve problems in philosophy of law are relatively …

Warning sounded over China's 'debtbook diplomacy'

Academics identify 16 countries loaned billions that they can’t afford to repay<p>China’s “debtbook diplomacy” uses strategic debts to gain political leverage with economically vulnerable countries across the Asia-Pacific region, the US state department has been warned in an independent report.<p>The …

To get conservative climate contrarians to really listen, try speaking their language

It’s a well-studied fact that facts don’t speak for themselves. This is especially apparent with climate change. Some brilliant studies in the past …

Climate

The Results of a 100,000-Person Quantum Experiment Seem To Violate Einstein’s Theory of Local Realism

The largest participatory experiment in quantum physics is helping physicists better understand the nature of reality by eliminating free will from the equation.<p>When you close your eyes, you don’t assume that the world is no longer there simply because you can’t see it. Similarly, everything we …

17 Backyards That'll Make You Green With Envy

You'd never go back inside your house if you had these.

Landscaping

25 Skills LinkedIn Says Are Most Likely to Get You Hired in 2018 — and the Online Courses to Get Them

All online courses are affordable and will make your resume a standout.<p>With the introduction of far-reaching and robust technology, the job market …

31 Life-Changing Products On Amazon You’ll Wish You’d Known About Sooner

FOMO is one of the weirder, more annoying side effects of social media usage (that and getting friend requested by your parents). But it can also …

This Fantasy Series Will Change Your Mind About Genre Fiction

<i>"For some crimes, there is no fitting justice—only reparation."</i><p>Forget what you think you know about fantasy novels: N.K. Jemisin’s Broken Earth trilogy takes Euro-centric fantasy, with its kings, courts, and dragons, and shakes things up from the inside—not unlike the earthquakes that plague the …