Rebecca Leach

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100 podcasts that will make you smarter and more successful

Flickr/Garry KnightPodcasting is a great way to learn and be inspired. It's a new use of technology that hearkens back to the original social medium, storytelling.<p>If you have an interest in entrepreneurship, tech, leadership, business, creativity, or just learning and expanding your mind, here are …

AP: Global supermarkets selling shrimp peeled by slaves

SAMUT SAKHON, Thailand (AP) — Every morning at 2 a.m., they heard a kick on the door and a threat: Get up or get beaten. For the next 16 hours, No. 31 and his wife stood in the factory that owned them with their aching hands in ice water. They ripped the guts, heads, tails and shells off shrimp …

Top 10 Compact Cameras for Travelers

Upgrade your travel photos with these lightweight cameras that pack a punch.<p><i>Tom O'Brien is a mechanical engineer and the photo engineer for</i> National Geographic <i>magazine. He designs and builds custom equipment for the photographers of the magazine. You can follow him on Instagram @Mechanicalphoto.</i>

Cameras

Universal basic income could arrive in Europe faster than you think

The theory behind a basic income scheme is that the government largely abolishes the costly, complicated, bureaucratic welfare state, where payments and transfers are based on status, personal circumstances, or the qualifications of the applicant. Then the pot of welfare money is simply divided …

Income Inequality

100 Podcasts That Will Make You Smarter, Better, and Wiser | Inc.com

Podcasting is a great way to learn and be inspired. It's a new use of technology that hearkens back to the original social medium, storytelling.<p>If you have an interest in entrepreneurship, tech, leadership, business, creativity, or just learning and expanding your mind, here are 100 podcasts that …

Entrepreneurship

The scientist who discovered one of the universe's most important forms of matter hasn't received the Nobel Prize for a disturbing reason

After a two week hiatus (we had our usual modulo(10) outtakes reel, then a week off for Thanksgiving), Crash Course Astronomy is back on the air!<p>This week, I take a look at dark matter.<p>Well, not a "look" <i>per se</i>, since you can't really see it. But it's there! Here's how we know.<p>Writing this one was …

Inside Mong La, the Myanmar Town Where You Can Buy Drugs, Sex, and Endangered Animals

Mong La is a 5,000-square-kilometer fiefdom in the Golden Triangle that is infamous for the flagrancy of its sin-based industries like prostitution, gambling, and the selling of endangered animals.<p>Every day, thousands of Chinese visitors cross the border to Mong La in northeast Myanmar. And it's …

A Real Look at What a Nutritionist Eats in a Day

Spoiler alert: It's not all steamed carrots and water.<p>Confession: I think about food all day long.<p>As a registered dietitian and the nutrition …

Why asparagus makes pee smell funny, and other amazing facts about everyday foods and spices

By digging deep into the molecular chemistry of everyday foods and spices, Cambridge-based chemistry teacher Andy Brunning has the answers.<p>And you don't have to be a chemistry-expert to understand them.<p>Brunning heads the popular science website Compound Interest and recently published the book "Why …

“The Hunting Ground” filmmakers on why sexual assault is treated differently from other crimes: “Were you drunk when you claim the television was stolen?”

Salon talks to “The Hunting Ground’s” Amy Ziering and Kirby Dick about their polarizing documentary<p>"The Hunting Ground" has become a prominent part of the national conversation on campus sexual assault since it premiered at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival in January, with nearly 1,000 screenings at …

100 Dalai Lama Quotes That Will Change Your Life

The Dalai Lama, his holiness is a world leader that is committed to promoting positive values such as , forgiveness,self-discipline, tolerance, …

This Is the No. 1 Ritual You Need to Do Every Day

You read a lot on the internet about rituals that can help you be better in the morning or leap over tall building with a single bound. Maybe some …

Survived and Punished: How Criminalization and Incarceration Punish Abuse Survivors

“Our criminal justice system should treat people fairly,” said President Obama this week during a panel discussion on incarceration hosted by the …

Reverse Dieting | 6 Tips For Repairing Your Metabolism

Reverse dieting is a fantastic way of building your metabolism in the off season while still enjoying some foods that may have previously been …

12 Under-Reported News Stories From Across The Globe You Need To Know More About

The age of the 24-hour rolling news channel is one in which it would seem almost impossible to miss a beat on world events in which governments …

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The 20 best countries to visit in your lifetime

The awards are based on the ratings and feedback of more than 128,000 readers — the highest level of participation in the magazine's history.<p>Other Readers' Choice Awards include the world's best cruise lines, hotels, spas, and airlines, all of which you can check out here.<p>Keep scrolling to see a …

This is not a democracy: Behind the Deep State that Obama, Hillary or Trump couldn’t control

Foreign policy never really changes regardless of who holds the White House. This is why exceptionalism always wins<p>There are two ways to consider the White House’s announcement last week that, no, American troops will no longer withdraw from Afghanistan as previously planned. You can look back over …

The Future Of The Democratic Party Will Be Decided By The Supreme Court

Matt Yglesias published a widely shared piece arguing that the Democratic Party is in “deep trouble” Monday morning. The piece is excellent and you …

Government

The 5 Cheapest Ways to Fly to Europe

There’s never been a better time to book, as a bunch of airlines—many you've probably never heard of—are competing for your business.<p>When you're looking to travel to Europe, it's always smart to comparison-shop for tickets. We've compiled a list of under-the-radar airlines that are safe, and most …

History of Slavery: What I learned from a year studying slavery.

Last November, I went to the library and took out a shelf of books, getting ready to plan our first <b>Slate Academy</b> podcast series, on the history of …

‘Climate Change’ — Massive El Nino About to Hit California

Our ancestors knew something about the weather that today’s climate alarmists don’t — if you don’t like it, wait a while and it will change:An El …

Everything you need to know about the mysterious cosmic phenomenon astrophysicists call a 'white hole'

So what in the universe is a white hole?<p>It's imagination day, and we're going to talk about fantasy creatures. Like unicorns, but even rarer. Like leprechauns, but even more fantastical!<p>Today, we're going to talk about white holes. Before we talk about white holes, let's talk about black holes.<p>And …

17 Of The Most Underrated National Parks In America

Move over, Yellowstone.

The complete guide to never quitting anything again

The truth is, most people can become good at almost anything.<p>However, most of us quit before we reach the finish line. Why?<p>“The most intimate digital technology festival on the planet”CNBC liked TNW Conference that muchFIND OUT WHY<p>Frustration and lack of persistency is one of the biggest reasons …