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Tips to Cut the Clutter in Writing

"Clutter is the disease of American writing," says William Zinsser in his classic text <i>On Writing Well</i>. "We are a society strangling in unnecessary …

Creative Writing

5 Marketing Mistakes That Could Crush Your eCommerce Business

There is a huge misconception that eCommerce is easy.<p>People jump into the game thinking that the process is as easy as coming up with a few products to sell, but that is so far from the truth. When it comes to building an online business (of any kind), there are dozens of skill sets required in …

Learn employable graphic design and animation skills with this training

For budding designers, animators, and game developers, the space between “wanting the dream job” and “landing the dream job” can sometimes feel too …

This Artist Recycles Typewriters into Guns

Eric Nado joins the history of type with the history of war in his thought provoking series of typewriter-guns.<p>Typewriters revolutionized the way we write and guns changed the wars we fight, yet it can't be denied that both are artifacts of tremendous cultural impact, despite the dramatic …

Trump’s punishment of the press is a gift to his supporters — and a hint of his re-election strategy

Sean Spicer’s ban on major news outlets is chilling — and is a big wet kiss to Trump’s base, with an eye on 2020<p>During the Obama years, one of the ongoing points of discussion was the White House’s “three-dimensional chess,” based on a scene from the original “Star Trek” in which Mr. Spock …

500 years ago, China destroyed its world-dominating navy because its political elite was afraid of free trade

But by 1525, all of China's "Treasure Fleet" ships had been destroyed — burned in their docks or left to rot by the government. China had been poised to circumnavigate the globe decades before the Europeans did, but instead the Ming Dynasty retracted into itself and entered a 200-year-long …

From Goldwater to Reagan and now Trump. But Americans will fight this latest brand of cartoon conservatism | Heather Richardson

The war against the liberal consensus began as a backlash against Roosevelt’s New Deal. Trump has simply stripped away its genteel veneer<p>‘Greed is good,” Gordon Gekko assured Americans in the 1987 film <i>Wall Street</i>. The slick financier spoke as a new American who rejected the social values of the …

Political Science

How Does Trump's Immigration Freeze Square With His Business Interests?

Even as President Trump takes steps to restrict visitors from some majority-Muslim countries, he and his family continue to do business in some of the others.<p>Ethics experts question whether that might indicate conflicts between Trump's business interests and his role as U.S. president.<p>The executive …

Donald Trump

Before photographs, these amazing illustrations showed us what deep space looks like

Meet Étienne Léopold Trouvelot, the French dilettante artist who gave us Jupiter<p>In the 19th century, science was still an amateur’s game. Any …

The Trump story media dare not utter: They sacrificed democracy for ratings

<b>Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks at a town hall-style campaign event at the former Osram Sylvania light bulb factory, Thursday, June 30, 2016, in Manchester, N.H. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty)</b><p>Democracy can’t survive when media have a sole commitment to profit with little …

The More You Swear, the More Honest You Are

It is a truth universally acknowledged that if you’re <i>really</i> going to express yourself in moments of surprise, frustration, or other injective …

Science of Us: Productivity, Mental Health, & Relationships - The Cut

• LOG IN<br>• REGISTER<p>Social Account<p>Facebook<p>or<p>Sign up with a social account:<p>Facebook<p>Don’t worry. We will <i>never</i> post to your social media account without your …

7 Habits You Need to Give Up to Fulfill Your Potential in 2017

We are the limits to our own achievements.<p>As a coach, the start of the new year is always a great time because it's the time that clients are full of optimism. Ready to set bold new goals, or create inspiring visions for their futures. And while I love to help them set these bold new goals, it's …

Motivation