Steven Janove

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Nelson Mandela’s letters detail his 27 years as the world’s most famous political prisoner

As a Times correspondent in South Africa during the final violent spasms of the apartheid regime and the jubilant election of the country’s first black president in 1994, I noticed something odd about Nelson Mandela’s speeches.<p>Mandela would get thunderous cheers when he took the stage. Even from a …

South Africa

The Art of Manscaping - How to Remove Unwanted Body Hair

Manscaping – A top-to-toe guide to body hair removal<p>We’re bound to say it, but when it comes to transforming yourself from an Ape to a Gentleman …

This is how to be charming: 5 secrets from research

Being charming. Is there a more enviable quality? We’d hate charming people if we didn’t love them so much.<p>I’ve covered how to be sexy and cool but …

The Tides Are (Finally) Starting to Turn Against Trump and Trump-ism: Saturday's Good News

Another crazy week, but lots of good news to report as we work our way through these dark times. Lots of reason for hope.<p>Before I get to it, I made a …

The Preciousness of Time

When he was diagnosed with ALS in 1963, Stephen Hawking was given a few years to live. He lived for another 55 years, making huge contributions to …

Stephen Hawking

10 Top Cancer Experts Reveal What They Do to Prevent the Deadly Disease

Cancer is the second leading cause of death among men. Here’s how you can reduce your risk<p>Cancer is the second leading cause of death among guys in this country. And while there have been lots of medical advancements towards treating some kind and boosting survival, there is still lots of work to …

Taming Destructive Emotions

<b>In your new book, Destructive Emotions, you write that “recognizing and transforming destructive emotions is the heart of spiritual practice.” Can</b> …

This simple technique can help you to take in more of what you read

Whether it's Facebook content, Bill Gates's favorite book, or the latest critical business report, most of us enjoy reading or have to do quite a bit of it through the day. But in the rush to do everything in less time, you might be missing a crazily simple way to commit more content to memory:<p>Just …

As he investigates Trump's aides, Robert Mueller's record shows surprising flaws

When he was named special counsel in May, Robert S. Mueller III was hailed as the ideal lawman — deeply experienced, strait-laced and nonpartisan — to investigate whether President Trump’s campaign had helped with Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election.<p>The accolades squared with …

16 Questions To Ask On A First Date, According To Marriage Therapists

Do you make your bed in the morning?<p>If you’re an introvert ― or just hate small talk ― few things are more stress-inducing than a first date. Keeping conversation flowing freely is no easy feat.<p>To help you figure out what to talk about ahead of time, we asked therapists and psychologists who work …

It's almost impossible to understand how unfathomably massive our universe truly is

by Aeon November 6, 2017 Sci-Fi Visions 11057<p>Michael Strauss<p>As an astrophysicist, I am always struck by the fact that even the wildest …

Universe

Why the White House Dreads a Flynn Indictment

Unlike the Paul Manafort case, charges against the former national-security adviser would touch the White House itself and could ensnare the president.<p>In the indictments sweepstakes ahead of last week’s first moves by special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia probe, Paul Manafort was the odds-on …

At least nine people in Trump’s orbit had contact with Russians during campaign and transition

After questions emerged about whether campaign foreign policy adviser Carter Page had ties to Russia, President Trump called him a "very low-level member" of a committee and said that "I don't think I've ever spoken to him."<p>When it was revealed that his son met with a Russian lawyer at Trump Tower, …

Donald Trump

The Myth of Robert E. Lee And The "Good" Slave Owner

According to the Lost Cause mythology ginned up after the Civil War, Robert E. Lee was a benevolent slave owner who really fought for states’ rights. …

The Houston Stadium Grift Comes Home to Roost

Joel Osteen, the money changer who runs his own Houston temple, was the subject of withering criticism earlier this week after refusing to open his …

Extreme Weather

Elie Wiesel: A Life in Pictures

Literary Prizes

Why Do Democracies Fail?

A new book points to the importance of strong conservative parties—and warns about the consequences when they fall short.<p>Why do democracies fail?<p>It’s suddenly a very urgent and important question. Daniel Ziblatt’s new book arrives just in time to deliver a powerful and supremely relevant …

Donald Trump, would-be peace-broker, fundamentally misunderstands the history of Islam

This weekend, US president Donald Trump is traveling to the Middle East to deliver a speech about Islam. My bet is that within the first half of that speech—written by the Muslim-baiting Stephen Miller—he’ll brag about his <i>yuge</i> election victory, possibly leak some intelligence, and offend the entire …

Islam

Donald Trump Knows Just How Bad the Russia Investigation Can Get

It’s all a mess, but one that was predictable with the election of a needy and juvenile man who won’t read more than a page of bullet points.<p>What …

The end of Trump

<b>(AP/Richard Shiro/Salon)</b><p>Nothing will happen until a majority of the House decides on bringing a bill of impeachment<p>Robert Reich<p>May 19, 2017 11:10pm (UTC)<p>This post originally appeared on Robert Reich‘s blog.<p>The question is no longer whether there are grounds to impeach Donald Trump. It is when …

Donald Trump

Paul Shaffer and Bill Murray / Happy Street

Paul Shaffer got Bill Murray to lay down vocals on "Happy Street", the single for <i>Paul Shaffer and the World's Most Dangerous Band</i>'s self-titled …

Bill Murray

Inglourious Basterds and the Elements of Suspense

Get ready, because this video essay on Quentin Tarantino's <i>Inglourious Basterds</i> and creating suspense goes deep. Citing a study of the psychological …

Samsung The Frame TV

Most modern TVs dominate the space around them, becoming a focal point of the room no matter how svelte their design. The Samsung The Frame TV aims …

Samsung

These 3 profound lessons from a Japanese Zen Master will blow your mind

It can be hard to find meaning and purpose sometimes. We spend so much time working and being busy that we forget to stop and look inside ourselves …

Nine Ways to Oppose Donald Trump

Over the past few weeks, a number of anguished friends and acquaintances, and even some strangers, have got in touch with me to ask what they might do to oppose Donald Trump. Being a fellow sufferer from <i>OATS</i>—Obsessing About Trump Syndrome—my first instinct has been to tell people to get off social …

Paul Ryan

Mod Tablet 3 w/ Tile

Story<p><b>Introducing the Mod Tablet 3, the last organizer you'll ever buy</b><p>After countless prototypes, at least two small explosions and heaps of user …

Electric Objects EO2 Art Display

A great piece of art can do wonders for any room in your house. But finding the right piece and committing to it long term isn't an easy task. EO2 by …

Art