M. Gillogly

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The woman who rode Australia's longest trekking route – a photo essay

From a young age, Alienor Le Gouvello developed a passion for travelling and adventure. Her previous expeditions include a horseback trek in Mongolia at age 22 and a sidecar motorbike expedition from Siberia to Paris. Le Gouvello, originally from France, was working with an Indigenous community in …

‘Migrants are more profitable than drugs’: how the mafia infiltrated Italy’s asylum system

Crime families have cashed in on the ‘refugee industry’. By Barbie Latza Nadeau<p>Joy, a young Nigerian woman, was standing in the street outside the sprawling, overcrowded Cara di Mineo reception centre for asylum seekers in central Sicily, waiting for someone to pick her up when I met her. It was …

Profit

Inside One of America’s Last Pencil Factories

A pencil is a little wonder-wand: a stick of wood that traces the tiniest motions of your hand as it moves across a surface. I am using one now, making weird little loops and slashes to write these words. As a tool, it is admirably sensitive. The lines it makes can be fat or thin, screams or …

Jersey City

Trump is about to put his mark on the US nuclear arsenal

<b>(CNN) —</b> The Pentagon is putting the finishing touches on the first comprehensive review of US nuclear forces in nearly eight years. It's shaping up as President Donald Trump's signature nuclear weapons initiative in the face of a growing North Korean nuclear threat.<p>The review, which may allow Trump …

Military

100 Notable Books of 2017

<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.</i> <i>4</i><i>, 201</i><i>6</i><i>, when we published our previous Notables list.</i><p><b>Fiction & Poetry</b><p><b>AMERICAN WAR.</b> <i>By Omar El Akkad. (Knopf, $26.95.)</i> This haunting debut novel …

Books

Is it unethical to have kids in the era of climate change? A philosophy professor explains

A lot of people are already worried about climate change—and now David Wallace-Wells has warned us that it’s even worse than we think, and much closer at hand. “Absent a significant adjustment to how billions of humans conduct their lives,” he writes, “parts of the Earth will likely become close to …

Carbon Dioxide

Try Making Someone Else's Day. This 1 Sentence Will Show You How

Be a force of positivity and growth for your employees with 1 powerful sentence and 13 tips.<p>We might not realize it, but our self-esteem and self-confidence are under assault every single day.<p>I recently conducted research that revealed a shocking 93 percent of employees have experienced some sort …

8 Conversational Habits of Smart Communicators (It's Not What You Think)

Studies say we retain only about 25 percent of what we hear. Lets change that now.<p>The digital era is causing a slow degeneration in our ability to verbally communicate. Specifically, the part of verbal communication that doesn't require words -- active listening.<p>This affects all generations, not …

The 6 Best Cities to Start a Business Right Now

Location isn't everything, but it still matters.<p>Silicon Valley, New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Seattle, Austin and more have well-established and booming startup scenes complete with big companies and investors to impress. But all of those cities have another thing in common. They are pricey and …

5 Ways to Instill a Company Culture Even When Your Workforce Is Virtual

A strong culture grows from working toward shared goals, even when you aren't in the same room.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Company culture is without a doubt one of the top job benefits for employees. Free snacks and good vacation time make a difference, but how you …

So Much News, So Little Time - Obama on Wall Street, Ann Coulter & a Senate Briefing: The Daily Show

Core strength is key to flexibility, stability

Sure, it’s nice to have six-pack abs. They look marvelous and they may even be useful if you’re a linebacker or an actor with a starring role in the …

7 traits of successful people that require no talent at all

Being on time, being passionate, and being prepared all make the list.<p>This got me thinking of similar traits that are not only easy to implement, but are absolutely free — and can make some serious changes in your life.<p>1. Being virtuous<p>Set your standards and morals high in your personal and …

Success

US: Turkey gave about 20 minutes notice before Syria strikes

WASHINGTON (AP) — Turkey gave coalition forces about 20 minutes notice before launching airstrikes on Kurdish troops in Syria this week, potentially …

Middle East

How Nature Documentaries are Fake: A Filmmaker’s Perspective

When you watch nature documentaries like the BBC’s famous <i>Planet Earth</i> series, do you take for granted that everything you’re seeing is 100% real? We …

So, "Cloud Bread" Is A Thing And It’s Actually Delicious

All you need are three ingredients.

14 Things to Do Before You Take a Picture

It can be easy to pull our cameras out of our bags and start shooting, leaving the fate of the shoot to our post-processing skills and imagination …

The Free Way to Become Rich

Dear friend,<p>I will share with you a secret on how to become rich — for free.<p>1. Don’t lose money<p>First of all, the biggest mistake we have in trying to …

Personal Finance

10 Real-Life Habits of the Coolest Bosses Most of Us Only Dream About

For the lucky ones, working for such a boss can be a dream come true. It was for me.<p>I remember it like it was yesterday. Fourteen years ago, a former CEO I reported to stuck this little dagger into me: "Marcel, I hate to say it, but you're just not a culture fit for this company."<p>Ouch. But looking …

The 1 Toxic Personality Trait No Business Should Tolerate

Here's why one insecurity-driven characteristic undermines everything your company is trying to achieve.<p>Passive-aggressive behavior is toxic just about any way you slice it. By definition, people use it to express a variety of negative emotions without being direct. For example, a …

These amazing photos document the iconic Summer of Love in San Francisco

100,000 hippies descended on San Francisco in 1967. Jim Marshall captured it all.<p>The summer of 1967 in San Francisco was a magical time and …

San Francisco

Get Tack Sharp Images Without A Tripod

Tripods are essential tools for images that require slower shutter speeds like images in low-light or images capturing motion blur. But what do when …

Skip the Hard Parts & Still Make Almond Croissants at Home

Fresh almond croissants baked start to finish are a project fit for a freak out-of-season snow day (or several).<p>But there's an Ina Garten-how-easy-is-that-esque solution for pulling sugar-slapped, almond-oozing pastries from the oven before your guests/children/hunger pangs wake up: <b>Buy the</b> …

3 yoga poses to wake up your body

Practicing yoga first thing in the morning is the perfect way to set the tone for your entire day. Even a short yoga sequence can get your blood pumping, your breath solid and your mind clear and ready for the day ahead. Here are three quick and easy poses that will wake up your body and prepare …

Yoga

How I Photograph

Dear friend,<p>I want to share some practical tips on <i>how</i> I photograph:<p>1. Don’t listen to me<p>First of all, I am a pretty lazy photographer. I spend most …

To feel rested when you wake up, go to bed at this exact time

<b>Instead of thinking about how many hours to sleep, working with sleep cycles could be the key to a restful night.</b><p>So here’s the sleepy conundrum. The …

5 dreamy gadgets that will help you sleep better

If you're having trouble getting some zzz's or simply trying to get better quality sleep each night, look no further. As science has evolved, so have …

Action Figures Come To Life In Stunning Images By Japanese Photographer

Japanese photographer Hot.kenobi plays with his action toys and uses photography to tell their entertaining stories. Osaka-based Hot.kenobi creates a …

Tigers, leopards and wild dogs found living in surprising harmony in Indian reserves

<b>A new study finds 3 carnivores that usually avoid each other at all costs have found smart ways to peacefully co-exist.</b><p>There may be no more classic …