Josh Stockhall

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The Worst of the Worst

Judy Clarke excelled at saving the lives of notorious killers. Then she took the case of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.<p>“We meet in the most tragic of circumstances,” Judy Clarke, the lead defense lawyer representing Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, began. She stood at a lectern, facing the jurors, in a dark suit accented by …

Justice

What would you pay to be happy?

The source of our happiness is closer than ever to being located, measured and commodified. Alex Renton meets the ‘psychoeconomists’ and asks, have they created a monster?<p>The happiest man in the world is a 67-year-old Buddhist monk called Matthieu Ricard. He starts his day sitting in a meadow in …

Meditation

NCAA 'concerned' over Indiana law that allows biz to reject gays

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Indiana Gov. Mike Pence's decision to sign into law a measure that could allow businesses to turn away gay and lesbian customers in the name of "religious freedom" has left the NCAA fretting ahead of next week's men's basketball Final Four in Indianapolis.<p>"We are especially …

LGBTQI

The hidden tricks of powerful persuasion

Are we always in control of our minds? As David Robson discovers, it’s surprisingly easy to plant ideas in peoples’ heads without them realising.<p>Are we all just puppets on a string? Most people would like to assume that they are free agents – their fate lies in their own hands. But they’d be wrong. …

Psychology

Opinion: This 15-year-old bear market will be around a while longer

True, it was a long wait. In the intervening years, there have been a couple of wars, two American presidents, three British prime ministers, and six …

Stock Markets

The dollar is crushing other currencies

In the global currency cage match, the dollar is as unstoppable as undefeated UFC champ Ronda Rousey.<p>The greenback is trading at a 12-year high against the euro and 8-year high versus the Japanese yen.<p>This strength is, in many respects, a sign that the economy in the United States is much healthier …

Return on Investment (ROI)

This tool is intended for individual use only.<p>Publication Date: <b>February 13, 2015</b><p>Calculating ROI doesn't have to be stressful or time consuming. Master the fundamentals of ROI and make smarter investment decisions for your company. Whether you are a ROI novice or just need a refresher, HBR's Return …

Content Curation

30 stocks traders are shorting like crazy

But it can be a sure way to avoid burning cash when a company's shares crash, making it worth the bet.<p>Several Chinese online retailers have a significant amount of short interest on this list.<p>And Bill Ackman says he is doing "God's work" by crusading against Herbalife, as more investors bet the …

8 Books for All the Wonderful Weirdos in Your Life

Oh hey, Aunt Gertrude, here's some sexed-up Dickens for you!<p>First she helped us establish the commandments for a kick-ass book club, then she introduced us to her favorite classics and "issues" books. For our final installment from ELLE's February Best Year Ever Coach—professional book group …

India's Vintage Royal Enfield Overtakes Harley-Davidson In Motorcycle Sales

Harley-Davidson is the most popular make of motorcycles in the world but the brand was beaten last year by the globally lesser-known Indian name, Royal Enfield. Royal Enfield’s manufacturer wants to dominate the mid-size motorcycle segment globally.<p>Royal Enfield, owned by India’s bus & commercial …

Motorcycles

Google's co-founders are about to sell $4.4 billion worth of shares

It's basically an extension of a plan that was previously in place but expired at the end of January.<p>As of January 30, 2015, Brin and Page held approximately 44.6 million shares of Google Class B stock and another 44.6 million shares of Class C stock.<p>Under the new trading plan just filed, they will …

Articles about 7 modern backsplashes defy norm on Dwell.com - Dwell

Once a locker for a midnight loo, the bedside table has taken on a far sweeter function—and a score of forms for holding big...<p>Just in time for summer, here are seven modern wood-burning fire pits to inspire your next backyard get-together.<p>The alphabet is as easy as ABC, but for typographer Peter …

The Dangers of Believing That Talent Is Innate

A study of academia shows how being convinced of intrinsic ability may lead to bias and unwillingness to change.<p>In 2011, women made up half the professors of molecular biology and neuroscience in the U.S. but less than a third of the philosophy professors. How come? Is it because men in philosophy …

Princeton University

Capitalism simply isn't working and here are the reasons why

Suddenly, there is a new economist making waves – and he is not on the right. At the conference of the Institute of New Economic Thinking in Toronto last week, Thomas Piketty's book <i>Capital in the Twenty-First Century</i> got at least one mention at every session I attended. You have to go back to the …

GQ's Spring Preview 2014: Do the Continental Photos | GQ

<b>1. The Olive Suit: Italy's Answer to America's Khaki Fixation</b><p>Spring will be here faster than you can say "God, winter blows." And getting your head around how you want to dress in 2014 is the best way to avoid looking the same as last year. For inspiration, let's put down The Official Preppy …

Home Decorating Rules Every Man Should Be Able To Follow

Updating your digs is not a lot different to updating your wardrobe. Depending on if you want to add a couple of key pieces or do a complete …

Influence, Persuasion, & Personal Presentation: Why to Look Your Best | The Art of Manliness

Are you intentionally making mistakes at work to make yourself look incompetent?<p>Are you purposely sabotaging your presentations?<p>Are you setting …

How to be James Joyce, or the Habits of Great Writers

<b>Eudora Welty</b> edited her writing with scissors in hand to cut out and re-pin sections of text. <b>Truman Capote</b> fancied himself a horizontal writer: he …

A Microchip That Mimics the Human Brain

IBM researchers build a chip that simulates a million neurons and more than 250 million synapses. Related: Origami Robot Folds and Crawls by Itself<p><b>A new brain-like microchip has 1 million</b> electronic neurons and more than 256 million artificial synapses connecting. IBM researchers and their …