Kathryn Hopping

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How Our Minds Were Once Shaped By Poetry

Few now sing the praises of when poetry shaped us. Its history of molding minds is almost lost (it lasted till prose, and its logic, could last). …

Tom Waits: his 25 best songs

Goldie Taylor—The Radical Political Independence of Jackie Robinson

He helped changed the face of baseball—and later the face of American politics.<p>Known first and foremost for breaking the Big League color line, …

Pictures of the day: 2nd March 2016 - Telegraph

Museum of Lost Objects: The Temple of Bel

<b>Few of the excesses of the group that calls itself Islamic State have transfixed the outside world as much as its destruction of Palmyra, the ancient desert oasis city in central Syria. Palmyra's remarkable 2,000-year-old Temple of Bel was demolished in August 2015.</b><p>It looked in many ways like a …

Georgia O'Keeffe at Tate Modern: Exhibition to challenge 'gendered and outdated' readings of flowers as vaginas

Georgia O’Keeffe will be the subject of a major Tate Modern retrospective set to challenge “gendered and outdated” readings that her flower paintings …

Speaking to the Soul: Writing and Prayer

<i>Do not wait; the time will never be ‘just right.’ Start where you stand, and work with whatever tools you may have at your command, and better tools</i> …

EU referendum: What will happen if Britain decides to leave the European Union

The polls were wrong again – though not by very much.<p>They had forecast a narrow victory for Remain, but had also picked up that outers were generally …

Iranian voters 'rush' to polls in first elections since lifting of sanctions

High turnout expected to favour Hassan Rouhani’s reformist-moderate alliance in contest with anti-western hardliners<p>Iranians voted in unexpectedly large numbers on Friday in the first polls since last summer’s landmark nuclear agreement and the lifting of sanctions.<p>The election was a key test of …

J.J. Abrams Says There Will Be Gay Characters In "Star Wars"

"It seems insanely narrow-minded and counterintuitive to say that there wouldn’t be a homosexual character in that world.”<p>His comments reflect previous remarks Abrams made to BuzzFeed News in December, where he stressed his desire for the film to feature a diverse cast.<p>"It was hugely important to …

Attention, Christie: 8 Bruce Springsteen Songs That Scream ‘Don’t Endorse Trump’

“Badlands”<p>"Poor man wanna be rich/Rich man wanna be king/The king ain't satisfied 'til he rules everything." Sound familiar, Governor? Did you think …

Yoko Ono Hospitalized in New York

<b>UPDATE:</b> Yoko Ono has been released from the New York hospital. Sean Lennon tweeted early Saturday night, “Thanks again for everyone’s concern. She’s …

Robert Plant asked The Runaways’ Lita Ford to replace John Paul Jones in Led Zeppelin

The guitarist claims the frontman made the offer in 1975<p>Robert Plant apparently offered to sack Led Zeppelin bassist John Paul Jones and replace him …

As the Los Angeles Philharmonic tours, Gustavo Dudamel seems determined to shake up his audiences

When symphony orchestras tour, they tend to do so incognito. The same-old, same-old standard repertory turns up everywhere, rarely revealing much about the time or town the musicians come from, as if they have something to hide.<p>Gustavo Dudamel returned to Walt Disney Concert Hall on Thursday night …

If You Were A Jazz Tune Running For President, What Would You Sound Like?

Presidential campaigns may inspire people to vote, but they rarely inspire people to compose music. Jazz pianist Marcus Roberts takes up the challenge on a new EP called <i>Race for the White House</i>, which explores the personas of four different candidates from this year's election cycle.<p>One of those …

Donald Trump

Social Media Dos & Donts: A Hip Hop Artists' Guide

With great power comes great responsibility, and this past year showed us more than a few artists were willing to flex, or attempt to flex, this …

China is buying up American companies fast, and it's freaking people out

Chinese companies have been buying up foreign businesses , including American ones, at a record rate, and it's freaking lawmakers out.<p>There is General Electric's sale of its appliance business to Qingdao-based Haier, Zoomlion's bid for the heavy-lifting-equipment maker Terex Corp., and ChemChina's …

China

New portrait of William Shakespeare as 'flesh and blood' man you might see down the pub

A new portrait of William Shakespeare produced for the 400th anniversary of his death claims to be the most accurate representation ever made of the Bard<p>His stature as a playwright is unquestioned. His importance as a symbol of England is widely celebrated and his central role in world literature …

Pathological Lying: A Psychopathic Manipulation Tool

“Deceit is the linchpin of conscienceless behavior.” ~Martha Stout, <i>The Sociopath Next Door</i><p>In the beginning of my recovery, very soon after I …

New Emotional Responses to Narcissistic Triggers

Once you’ve identified typical triggers and learned about how narcissists behave in a very predictable pattern, you are armed with the knowledge to …

After Narcissistic Abuse - There is Light, Life & Love

8 Ways to Protect Yourself From Emotional Manipulation

Here are 8 ways to spot emotional manipulation and protect yourself from it:<p>1. There is no use in trying to be honest with an emotional …

Gaslighting Revisited: A Closer Look at This Manipulation Tactic

If you’re on the receiving end of covert aggression, you might sense in your gut some kind of victimization at play but be unable point to anything …

The 12 Worst Habits For Your Mental Health

<i>By Carey Rossi</i><p>Depression is usually brought on by factors beyond our control -- the death of a loved one, a job loss or financial troubles. But the small choices you make every day may also affect your mood more than you may realize. Your social media habits, exercise routine and even the way you …

Psychopathic violent offenders’ brains can’t understand punishment

Psychopathic violent offenders have abnormalities in the parts of the brain related to learning from punishment, according to an MRI study.

Crime

Psychopaths' brains wired to seek rewards, no matter the consequences

The brains of psychopaths appear to be wired to keep seeking a reward at any cost, new research finds. The research uncovers the role of the brain's …

Psychopathy in women: theoretical and clinical perspectives

1. Cale EM, Lilienfeld SO. Sex differences in psychopathy and antisocial personality disorder. A review and integration. Clin Psychol Today. …

Neurology

How to spot a psychopath

We think of psychopaths as killers, alien, outside society. But, says the scientist who has spent his life studying them, you could have one for a colleague, a friend – or a spouse<p>There are a few things we take for granted in social interactions with people. We presume that we see the world in …