Phillip Matthews

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Putin’s Revenge

Humiliated by the 1990s, Russia’s strongman is determined to win Cold War 2.0. He may be succeeding.<p>Twenty years before Vladimir Putin began his ingenious campaign to influence the U.S. presidential election, his predecessor as Russia’s president stood on a dark street near the White House. In his …

Bill Clinton

Why bees could be the secret to superhuman intelligence

A tool inspired by swarming insects is helping people predict the future - making groups of people smarter than their members are by themselves.<p>Louis Rosenberg thinks he has found a way to make us all a lot smarter. The secret to this superhuman intelligence? Bees.<p>Rosenberg runs a Silicon Valley …

Artificial Intelligence

Traces of Times Lost

How childhood memories shape us, even after we've forgotten them<p>The slippery baby in the plastic blue tub cringes when her daddy, holding a drippy orange washcloth, leaks a bit of water in her face. He is bathing her for the first time. “Make sure you get the folds in her neck, where milk hides,” I …

Why Is Change So Hard?

With the year drawing to a close, we're soon going to hear the much-dreaded question: "So, what are your New Year's resolutions?"<p>Because a New Year …

Employment

16 damaging behaviors of unsuccessful people

Everyone wants to achieve success, but it seems perpetually out of reach for some of us.<p>Sometimes, that's just the work of unfortunate external circumstances. However, in other cases, we're just our own worst enemies.<p>There are a few subtle (and some not-so-subtle) behaviors that can conspire to …

Blinded by the Dark (Energy)

It outweighs everything else in existence, it governs the fate of the Universe and it cannot be explained by known physics.<p>Dark energy is the name …

​12 “eureka” moments for small homes

Don’t be too concerned if your dwelling is a bit on the limited side in terms of space – you’re in good company, as that is what most of us call …

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A 10-Minute Workout For Your Abs That Doesn’t Involve A Single Crunch Or Plank

If you're looking for a workout for abs that'll actually make a difference, your form plays a big role. See, crunches and planks—the standard abs …

More savage than Caravaggio: the woman who took revenge in oil

Artemisia Gentileschi turned the horrors of her own life – repression, injustice, rape – into brutal biblical paintings that were also a war cry for oppressed women. Why has her extraordinary genius been overlooked?<p>Two women are holding a man down on a bed. One presses her fist against his head, so …

Artists

The dangers of being gay in the Middle East

Just after it became known in June that the attacker of Orlando's Pulse nightclub had pledged allegiance to ISIS, Egypt's foreign ministry …

Middle East

Sir Elton John: Jesus would have supported gay marriage

Jesus would have been a supporter of gay marriage, Sir Elton John has claimed.<p>The musician, who plans to marry his civil partner David Furnish next year in a "very quiet" ceremony, said that rules preventing gay clergy from marrying and requiring Catholic priests to be celibate were "old and stupid …