Last spring I picked up “Your Money or Your Life,” by Joe Dominguez and Vicki Robin, because I heard it had recently helped one man make a fortune. Originally published in 1992, the seminal personal finance
We used to think moving on from a hunter-gatherer lifestyle meant improvement. Not any more, argues this excellent study of the earliest states James Scott comes clean with his readers from the start.
Imagine catastrophe. The end of civilisation. This complex, intricate modern world of ours is finished. Don't worry about why. Maybe it was swine flu or nuclear war, killer robots or the zombie apocalypse.
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"Even Kim Jong Un is like, dude, have some self-respect." Seth Meyers thinks even North Korea’s dictator would be embarrassed by the ego-stroking that went on during Donald Trump’s first full cabinet After
Mission unaccomplished, 15 years later: The misuse of American military power, the Middle East in chaos |
The standard triumphalist version of the last 100 or so years of our history might go something like this: In the twentieth century, the United States repeatedly intervened, just in the nick of time, save
Robert Mercer, who bankrolled Donald Trump, played key role with ‘sinister’ advice on using Facebook data The US billionaire who helped bankroll Donald Trump’s campaign for the presidency played a key
Architect and graphic designer Mahmoud Tammam has translated his love of word manipulation into a delightful series celebrating language. Based in Alexandria, Egypt, the creative started the project as