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Five things to know to avoid getting hacked

Cyber attacks are now so common that many people are desensitized about the danger of their personal data falling in the hands of criminals.<p>That’s …

How energy storage could change everything about renewables

In the 1960s classic film, <i>The Graduate,</i> a man barks advice to a young Dustin Hoffmann about his future: “I just want to say one word to you. Just one …

Skilpod micro houses are zero or plus energy homes you can rent in Belgium

1/8<p>Skilpod Micro House Energy Plus<p>Flexibility and energy efficiency make for a perfect combination when it comes to modular architecture. The tiny …

Why Mindfulness Is Overrated

Mindfulness has its upsides, but the human brain isn’t wired to be so attentive all the time.<p>The shower might be the most creative place on Earth. Every day, people stop mid-rinse, struck by a sudden burst of creativity. Yet the idea of “aha!” moments stands in stark contrast to the current …

Mindfulness

How to Transform Your Writing Into Easy Reading

Writing that reads effortlessly takes great pain to create. Here are a few principles for making each word count.<p><i>By Gregory Ciotti, writer at Help Scout.</i><p>"As for how to write well," writes Paul Graham, "here's the short version: Write a bad version 1 as fast as you can; rewrite it over and over; cut …

Writing

Femen's topless condescension towards Muslim women only helps sexism | Susan Carland

Islam doesn’t require women to love misogyny as a religious duty – not that Femen would know. Muslim women are capable of standing up for ourselves<p>In an old parable, some people gather in a dark room in which there’s an elephant. They’re asked to describe it. One, who can touch only the elephant’s …

The Great Jewish Revolt of 66 CE

The Roman Empire in the early 1st century CE was often regarded as the perfect empire. The outstanding military prowess of the Romans was used to …

Higher education’s real censors: What we’re missing in the debate over trigger warnings and “coddled” students

<b>(Kelly vanDellen via Shutterstock/Salon)</b><p>Aggrieved students find books dangerous; neoliberal administrators say they’re useless. I’d take the former any day<p>Corey Robin<p>August 29, 2015 12:00pm (UTC)<p>No one knows the power of literature better than the censor. That’s why he burns books: to fight fire …

Higher Education

Best quotes from censored or banned 'dangerous books'

From Neil Gaiman to Marcus Zusak to Suzanne Collins to Oscar Wilde, we share some of the best ‘dangerous books’ quotes from novels, authors and campaigners defending our right to read any book we want to, as part of our dangerous books weekend we’re running with Amnesty International<p>A surprising …

Books