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3 Productivity Hacks That Will Completely Change the Way You Work

Starting work is painful. That never goes away, but you can get better at facing it, just like you can get better at playing the piano or julienning carrots.<p><i>What tips or hacks have saved you the most time or energy in your life? originally appeared on Quora--the knowledge-sharing network where</i> …

5 Questions Everyone Should Ask Themselves Daily to Achieve Success | Inc.com

Constant improvement is not easy. Whether it is a skill, or a positive quality, or a way of life you are looking to cultivate, staying on the positive side of the growth curve takes work.<p>My entire life, I have been immersed in worlds that have taught me how to continuously seek mastery and reinvent …

Motivation

Time, gentlemen: when will the last all-male clubs admit women?

Just before one o’clock on a Tuesday lunchtime last summer, about 30 men and three women were mingling at the bar of the Garrick Club in London’s theatre district. The broadcaster Jeremy Paxman was leaning back on a low sofa, chatting with a young man (in this context, young means under 50). …

Tony Blair

Syria: Isis advance on Aleppo aided by Assad regime air strikes, US says

The US has accused the Syrian government of providing air support to an advance by Islamic State militants against opposition groups north of Aleppo.<p>Fighters opposing the Syrian president, Bashar al-Assad, have made the same claims since Sunday, when Isis began advancing towards the town of Azaz …

Middle East

Laverne Cox wrote a thoughtful response to Caitlyn Jenner’s Vanity Fair cover

<i>Vanity Fair</i> tweeted a preview of its July cover yesterday, featuring the Olympic gold medalist and reality star previously known as Bruce Jenner. …

Groundbreaking Transgender Celebrities (PHOTOS)

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Celebrity Gossip

Warming From Greenhouse Gas Can Be Felt in Just Months, Scientists Say

Global warming is often thought of as a slow, gradual process that plays out over decades, but a new study by climate scientists at the Carnegie Institution for Science says the impact from burning fossil fuels can be felt in a matter of months. Carnegie's Xiaochun Zhang and Ken Caldeira compared …

In Defence Of Prancing, Effeminate Men

As a camp gay man, I don’t blame Russell Tovey for his remarks about effeminate men, but the wider problem of gender conformity. Let all men be free to prance endlessly.<p>The skirt was mustard-yellow, shiny, with underlays of netting that puffed it up and, crucially, made it excellent for twirling. I …

Pro-Russia fighters have withdrawn weapons, says Ukraine president

The Ukrainian president, Petro Poroshenko, says pro-Russia rebels have withdrawn a significant amount of weaponry from the frontlines in eastern Ukraine, three weeks after a ceasefire deal was struck.<p>Attacks have fallen significantly, but accusations of continued violence on both sides show the …

Russia

A reporter pretended to be a jihadi bride to expose how ISIS lures women

"Anna Erelle" (not her real name) talked to The Sunday Times of London about how she got involved with a top ISIS militant. It's unclear whether the Times independently verified her story.<p>Erelle told the Times that she created fake social media accounts and posed as "Melodie" online to find out …

University of Oregon uses rape survivor’s medical records against her in lawsuit

The case reveals a dangerous loophole in students’ privacy rights<p>Survivors of campus sexual assault can have a difficult time finding justice at the institutions that are supposed to protect them. This much we already know. But a recent lawsuit against the University of Oregon highlights what could …

ISIS defector describes how 'Jihadi John' ran executions

"Turkish man say, 'Put this camera there, change place there,' but John [was] the big boss," the defector in Turkey said of Mohammed Emwazi, the 26-year-old Londoner featured in videos sent out by the Islamic State, also known as ISIS or ISIL. "All time, all time say to all 'fastly, fastly, fastly, …