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The Dirty Little Secret about Motivation

photo: some rights reserved by coolio-claireAllow me to end the suspense. Motivation? It can be utterly worthless. Unlike love, it is not all you …

Motivation

Activists arrested in the Louvre sneak a camera into jail

It’s currently #COP21 in Paris, a meeting of global leaders gathered to discuss methods of arresting the world’s biggest problem. Climate change. Oil companies have a presence in the city too, but in an unlikely place – the Louvre. The museum – one of the largest in the world – has sponsorship …

You Need to See These Old-School Photos of Winona Ryder

We may consider Winona Ryder to be one of the eminent beauty icons of our generation, but according to her, that wasn't always the case. "When I started acting in the '80s, my look was the opposite of what was going on in the industry—I was always cast as the ugly duckling," she says. The actress …

Beauty

This profitable startup with no outside investors will be worth $4.4 billion when it goes public

Atlassian, slated to begin trading on the public markets Thursday, set its IPO price at $21 per share, giving it a $4.4 billion valuation, Fortune reports.<p>That's a nice boost from the price range Atlassian had originally projected, which would have given it a valuation of $3.8 billion at the high …

Profit

I’m a financial planner, and here are the 11 best pieces of advice I can give you about money

As a financial planner who specializes in working with Gen X and Gen Y clients, I've come to learn a few basic facts about money.<p>I'll share those with you today in hopes that it provides you some insight to what, from a professional standpoint, you can do to be smarter with your money.

Personal Finance

11 podcasts to listen to if you want to get rich

We compiled a list of informative, free podcasts that will answer all of your money-related questions, and help you understand the nuts and bolts of investing, saving, and spending.<p>Try tuning into one of these on your next commute if you're ready to start successfully managing your money.

Self-improvement

Corporate hacking: a mixture of scaremongering, ignorance and genuine issues

Once the hype died down it turned out that instead of the 4 million customer records stolen, it was under 200,000 – with less than 30,000 of those …

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14 ridiculously amazing desks and workspaces

Wall Art

This documentary is a lesson in judging a book by its cover

Don’t let the nickname fool you: New York native Lucky Torres (née Waleska Torres Ruiz) has <i>really</i> had it rough. A headstrong kid brought up in the state’s crippled foster care system, Lucky did lots of bouncing around between juvenile detention centres, group homes and mental health facilities. Her …

19 Words That Mean Something Different When You Have Social Anxiety

Plans = something you want to cancel.

Google's commercial quantum computer is 100 million times faster than a PC

The quantum computer resoundingly beat a conventional computer in a series of tests.<p>In what could change the era of computers, researchers from …

World Press Photo competition celebrates a powerful and ever-changing medium

A picture, these days, says a thousand words — and travels a thousand miles in an instant.<p>Social media have transformed the field of photojournalism, where anyone with a smartphone can share images from one corner of the world to another. The World Press Photo competition, which turns 60 this year, …

25 Transgender People Who Influenced American Culture

Laverne Cox has used her growing celebrity as a star of the critically acclaimed Netflix series, Orange is the New Black<p>... VIEW MORE<p>Jason …

LGBTQI

The seven tweets that could cost a Chinese human rights lawyer eight years in jail

Before his detention last year, Pu Zhiqiang, one of China’s best-known human rights lawyers, was an outspoken Internet commentator on the Twitter-like microblogging site Sina Weibo.<p>Between 2011 to 2014, the former defense lawyer for artist Ai Weiwei had sent some 20,000 tweets—most of them …

China

A hacker cartel is using a mysterious Flash vulnerability to steal sensitive business data

Kaspersky Lab revealed the campaign in a threat advisory, warning a hacker group, known as Wild Neutron is using the "unknown Flash Player exploit" to infect companies and private web users with a data siphoning malware.<p>"The initial infection vector from the 2014-2015 attacks is still unknown, …

Kaspersky Lab

Hundreds Of People To Inhale Nitrous Oxide Outside Parliament In Protest At New Drug Law

The government intends to ban all psychoactive substances by default. "It should be quite a colourful event," the organiser told BuzzFeed News.<p>The new law will ban most "psychoactive drugs" during this parliament, putting an end to the sale of legal highs common at parties and festivals, such as …

Prosecutors are addicted to the War on Drugs: Inside law enforcement’s rabid defense of mandatory minimums

Federal prosecutors have lashed out at efforts to introduce even meager reforms to the sentencing guidelines<p>Federal prosecutors are fighting a rearguard action to defeat criminal justice reform legislation in Congress, warning that modestly dialing back harsh mandatory minimum sentences for …

Obama Administration

Ending the war on drugs would not end mass incarceration

It seems that no presidential debate this year would be complete without denunciations of the drug laws, which, it is alleged, result in long prison terms for thousands of people, disproportionately African Americans, who are guilty only of low-level offenses, thus fueling “mass incarceration.”<p>At …

Crime

Theresa May Alters Drug Law To Ensure Homeopathy Remains Legal

The home secretary also told the Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs that she isn't willing to provide a tighter definition of what a psychoactive substance actually is.<p>Theresa May has announced that homeopathic medicine will receive a specific exemption from the government's new law banning …

Why The Press Was Wrong About Changing Drugs Laws Based On Human Rights

A landmark report by politicians, calling for a more liberal drug regime based on human rights, had one detail that attracted particular …

Law clears way for drug overdose antidote in schools

When the Illinois General Assembly voted to override Gov. Bruce Rauner's veto of a bill tackling heroin and opiate addiction earlier this month, lawmakers cleared the way for schools to add a new drug to nurses' medicine cabinets: overdose antidote naloxone.<p>"School nurses are first responders in …

Bruce Rauner

Alabama's Chemical Endangerment Laws: Where the War on Drugs Meets the War on Women

On September 23, Alternet published an article by Nina Martin synthesising data from a ProPublica - AL.Com investigation into how an Alabama methamphetamine war law was being used against women who used drugs - even benign ones - during pregnancy.<p>Passed in 2006 in response to growing panic over …

Pregnancy

How Drug Trafficking Conspiracy Laws Put Regular People in Prison for Life

If you rub elbows with big-time drug dealers, you can get sentenced to decades behind bars thanks to laws passed at the height of the drug panic in the 1980s.<p>In 2013, a cow wandered off a North Dakota man's farm. While preparing to search for the wayward animal, the man and his female companion …

Crime