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Assault is not a feeling. The Aziz Ansari story shows why language matters | Tiffany Wright

After sharing my feelings on the Aziz Ansari story, I was told I don’t understand assault. I do<p>I am not an Aziz Ansari fan. I’ve never watched his standup, I’ve never watched Master of None, and – brace yourself – I have only seen a handful of episodes of Parks and Recreation. But on Sunday, while …

Aziz Ansari

When Bad Stuff Happens, These 3 Things Will Make You Feel Better About it

If life were predictable we'd all be bored, but sometimes the unexpected twists and turns hurt. Here's how I turn things around.<p>I'm pretty sure all of us can recite first-hand accounts of being hit with an unexpected, unwelcome turn of events in life and business. The patent you put your life …

Self-help

QUOTABLE: We're Living in Aldous Huxley's Nightmare, Not Orwell's

This article first appeared in the National Book Review:<p>Andrew Postman has taken to <i>The Guardian</i> to remind us of his father Neil Postman's classic 1985 work, <i>Amusing Ourselves to Death</i>, which predicted a dark -- dare we say Trumpian -- future for America. He says many people have been contacting him …

Big data’s humble beginnings

Joe Apprendi Contributor<p>Joe Apprendi is a general partner at Revel Partners.<p>Clicks. Once upon a time they were the most powerful tool in assessing online ad performance. A humble beginning, but much has changed. The data-driven measurement and predictive analytics technologies that launched adtech …

Data Warehousing

8 resources for finding the perfect word

I once worked with someone who used the word “secure” continually. He would write:<p>• <i>“We need to secure advertisers.”</i> <br>• <i>“Have you secured a printer for</i> …

Public Relations

Using Covey’s Matrix to tame your Time Management Woes

Good time management is something that often sounds easy in theory but in practice can often prove elusive. For managers, the difficulty comes from …

Time Management

Emma Watson's Feminist Book Club: We Are All Learning Together

It’s been three months since Emma Watson launched a global feminist book club on Goodreads. When Watson announced she would be doing this as a part …

Feminism

Bill Gates's Superpower for Business Success

Learn what one "superpower" Bill Gates recommends for you to be successful.<p>Imagine you were sitting in on an intimate conversation with Bill Gates as he and his good friend Warren Buffet spent the day sharing with you and a small handful of other ambitious people the secrets they had gleaned over a …

Self-improvement

Bitch Magazine Turns Twenty

Before betches, basic bitches, and #BBHMM, there was <i>Bitch</i> magazine. Lisa Jervis wrote in her first editor’s letter, in 1996, how the word was not meant as an insult: “A confrontational stance is powerful.” Reclaiming the word “bitch” wasn’t new, however. In 1970, Jo Freeman, then a graduate student …

Feminism

21 Awesome Places to Learn Critical Skills That Will Change Your Life

Never stop learning. Improve your professional and personal lives here.<p>We tend to think of learning a new skill or "going back to school" as something you'd do when looking to change careers, or to upgrade within your current one.<p>But lifelong learning has incredible benefits, both personal and …

Learning

6 Books Bill Gates Thinks You Should Read This Summer

You're going to need a bigger beach bag.<p>Gates' picks last year included book like the Pulitzer Prize winning <i>The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History</i> by Elizabeth Kolbert and <i>Reinventing American Health Care: How the Affordable Care Act Will Improve Our Terribly Complex, Blatantly Unjust,</i> …

National Parks Road Trip: Utah

Discover the Road to Mighty: Zion > Bryce Canyon > Capitol Reef > Arches > Canyonlands<p><b>Gateway Airport:</b> McCarran International, Las Vegas<p>This multiday adventure on remote byways is a journey through the slickrock heart of the American West, linking Utah’s "Mighty Five" national parks—Zion, Bryce …

20 looks at summertime adventure in Quebec

QUEBEC IS SUCH an incredible place for outdoor adventure. From mountain biking through classic East Coast forests — with leaves already starting to …

Top Five Detour Adventures You Need to Know About Between Las Vegas and Denver

As an adventure photographer and writer I am always searching for the "off the beaten track" activities and photo ops while on my travels. You can find me climbing cliffs and waterfalls and asking around for the hidden gem "locals only" spots. So when my 75-year-old father wanted to do a road trip …

How to Use The "O.H.I.O Method" To Beat Your Brain's Secret Coping Mechanism: Procrastination

<b>Procrastination is humanity’s most illogical problem.</b><p>How can people have such good intentions and yet be so totally unable to follow …

There is too much of almost everything

The Wall Street Journal recently ran an article called, Glut of Capital and Labor Challenge Policy Makers: Global oversupply extends beyond commodities, elevating deflation risk. To me, this is a very serious issue, quite likely signaling that we are reaching what has been called Limits to Growth, …

10 egregious myths the religious perpetuate about atheists, debunked

<b>David Brooks (AP/Nam Y. Huh)</b><p>Nonbelievers do not lack a basic moral code — despite what the likes of David Brooks might have you believe<p>Amanda Marcotte<p>April 21, 2015 8:15am (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.<p>In a regular poll conducted by political scientists Robert Putnam and David …

Religion