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The Lifespan of a Lie – Trust Issues – Medium

It was late in the evening of August 16th, 1971, and twenty-two-year-old Douglas Korpi, a slim, short-statured Berkeley graduate with a mop of pale, …

Psychology

Liberal Democracy Is Under Attack

Autocratic leaders and wannabes, from Putin to Trump, are making political inroads around the world. In recent years, Western liberal democracy has …

Political Science

Indian FTR 1200 Confirmed for Production, Arriving in 2019

The people have spoken and Indian Motorcycle has listened.<p>Indian Motorcycle<p><b>Year Make Model:</b> Indian FTR 1200, arriving in 2019, model year</b> …

Motorcycles

I am raising my daughter to speak three languages. A stranger demanded I 'speak English' to her

I felt her staring at me on the playground as I called out to my daughter.<p>She must be someone’s grandmother, I thought. She must be curious, as people often are.<p>Then she took one step toward me — pink fingernails, dark blond hair — and opened her mouth, e-nun-ci-a-ting each word.<p>“Speak English,” …

Language Learning

The Ultimate Trail Bike Buyer's Guide

If you’re thinking about buying a trail bike and aren’t sure where to start, you’re in luck. While I can’t pick your new bike for you, I can walk you …

Santa Cruz

How to Build Your Perfect Car Camping Box

The camping box is one of the best ways to organize your gear and makes it easy to get up and go. Just throw the box, plus your tent, sleeping bag, and some food, in the car and you have everything you need for a night under the stars. I made my first camping box several years ago after getting …

First Aid

Which Seattle Summer Activities Are Essential?

While Seattle summers are magnificent, they’re also fleeting. There’s a ton to do, but what’s really essential? We’ve graded some of the city’s go-to …

Seattle

Peter Sagan: Roadie, Mountain Biker, And Possibly Cat?

Peter Sagan, surely one of the best riders we’ve ever seen (though arguably not quite as good as Pauline Ferrand-Prevot), has posted this video which …

Mountain Biking

Become a More Productive Learner

Today we consume five times more information every day than we did in 1986, an incredible amount that’s equivalent to a 174 newspapers…a day. That probably includes a lot of Instagram posts, but it’s not only social media. The corporate e-learning space has grown by nine times over the last 16 …

Learning

How I Processed a Backlog of 1,061 Emails to Reclaim My Inbox

Stay on top of your inbox -- without devoting your whole day to email -- with these tips.<p>7 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>A few weeks ago on a Monday morning, I opened my inbox with a tense tightening in my stomach. My inbox a few weeks prior was around 20 …

Productivity

The Best Strength Workout for Mountain Bikers

If you get a kick out of hurtling downhill, single-track mountain biking, you’re not alone. Tough terrain ups the ante on traditional road …

Exercise

This movie about a 1300-year-old family business is the most sublime thing you'll see today

Built in 718 AD, Hōshi is the second oldest ryokan (hotel or inn) in the world and, with 46 consecutive generations of the same family running it, is …

Family Business

The 22 best US national parks to escape the crowds, chosen by experts

It has the glacier-fed alpine lakes, the steep mountain peaks. What it does not have: crowds<p>'It’s the Tetons without the handrails', a local guide once told me<p>This poet’s hike is about magical transformations by the light of the moon, not distance<p>'Climb the mountains and get their good tidings,' …

National Parks

You’re Doing Scrum Wrong, and Here’s How to Fix It

When the Manifesto for Agile Software Development was first published, it was not a process, but a set of guiding principles. Two of the core, …

The 9.9 Percent Is the New American Aristocracy

The class divide is already toxic, and is fast becoming unbridgeable. You’re probably part of the problem.<p>1.<p>For about a week every year in my childhood, I was a member of one of America’s fading aristocracies. Sometimes around Christmas, more often on the Fourth of July, my family would take up …

Income Inequality

What we're reading: The destruction of the American Dream

Two new cover stories in TIME and The Atlantic argue that the United States is increasingly becoming divided into two distinct classes: those whose …

If you want your new hires to succeed, this is how you map out their first 6 months

When our son was in high school, at least once a week he would say, “What is the point of school? I am never going to use [insert subject] again.” …

How to Run a Meeting Without Talking Too Much

Have you ever left a meeting feeling that you dominated the whole thing — and not in a good way? You talked a lot, and in the end, you felt that nobody else had enough time to speak. This is a bad dynamic for several reasons. People don’t want to attend meetings that are just an opportunity for one …

Why "Managing Up" is a Win-Win for Everyone

If you manage employees, especially a dispersed team, you will find these six tips invaluable.<p>Most managers, especially new managers, struggle to find their footing with their own supervisors. It can be tough to ask for something your employee needs or feedback on your own performance. Does this …

Why Technical Experts Make Great Leaders

<b>Amanda Goodall,</b> a senior lecturer at Cass Business School in London, argues that the best leaders are technical experts, not general managers. She discusses her research findings about doctors who head up hospitals, scholars who lead universities, and all-star basketball players who go on to manage …

These 3 Personality Traits Affect What You Earn — but Only After Age 40

We often hear about the power of personality, and how some traits are beneficial for our careers while others are more harmful. For example, we know that being more conscientious (hard-working, driven, reliable, and organized) is associated with better job performance, and that being nice (more …

Understanding the science of camera sensors

When we see a technical video posted online, purporting to explain some scientific concept that has to do with photography, we typically brace …

These rich white bros started an East Coast caste system to continue their domination of America

They copied the idea from India and called themselves the “Boston Brahmins”<p>In 1860, American writer and physician Oliver Wendell Holmes Sr., whose …

What to Consider Before Hiring a Friend

I got an early start in business. By the time I was 17 years old, I was a partner in a fast-growing company, and when I decided to hire a close friend of my father’s, I was thrilled when he agreed to join.<p>But it was awkward from the beginning. This man had known me since I was in diapers. I …

10 secrets to going fast on a mountain bike - MBR

The secrets to going quicker might be easier than you think<p>We all want to go faster, but how do some riders make it look so easy? How can we stay …

How to Ask Great Questions

Much of an executive’s workday is spent asking others for information—requesting status updates from a team leader, for example, or questioning a counterpart in a tense negotiation. Yet unlike professionals such as litigators, journalists, and doctors, who are taught how to ask questions as an …

Psychology

Technical Experts Need to Get Better at Telling Stories

“If only we could tell our stories better,” is a refrain I hear often from people I work with in the science and technology community. And I understand why. In my experience, startup and technical business leaders don’t tell their innovation stories well. This is a huge missed opportunity. When …

Long-Term Success Depends on Learning These 6 Lessons Early in Your Career

From doing what you love to seeking out mentors to continuous learning, the path to success has left many clues for you to follow.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I started my career when I was 18 years old. I knew I wanted to be an entrepreneur. So, I went out and tried …

The Death Treatment

When should people with a non-terminal illness be helped to die?<p>In her diary, Godelieva De Troyer classified her moods by color. She felt “dark gray” when she made a mistake while sewing or cooking. When her boyfriend talked too much, she moved between “very black” and “black!” She was afflicted …

Humankind’s Most Important Material

Glass has changed the world like no other substance, but people usually overlook it. An Object Lesson.<p>To reach you, these words were encoded into signals of light moving about 125,000 miles per second through fiber-optic cables. These lines, splayed out across mountains and oceans, are made of …

Mobile Devices