Stephan Laubscher

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What Life Is Like Growing Up In A Cult

Between meetings and readings, we ran around, laughed and played games just like other children, but I often seethed with rage and frustration. Would …

'S***hole countries': 61 beautiful destinations Donald Trump has insulted

Since becoming President of the United States of America last year, Donald Trump has had a fraught relationship with numerous countries around the …

Britain's Next Megaproject: A Coast-to-Coast Forest

The plan is for 50 million new trees to repopulate one of the least wooded parts of the country—and offer a natural escape from several cities in the north.<p>Northern England is set to get a whole lot greener. On Sunday, the U.K. government unveiled plans for a vast new forest spanning the country …

This 2-Word Quote From Writer Kurt Vonnegut Will Change the Way You Work

You're always going to be in the process of becoming who you want to be, so you may as well learn to enjoy it.<p>When it comes to insights about work, there are tweaks and there are game changers. Which isn't to diminish tweaks. Sometimes, the perfect scheduling hack or productivity ritual can …

Kurt Vonnegut

Eminem unleashes on Trump: The 11 fiercest lines

<b>(CNN) —</b> In what is perhaps the fiercest and the most exhaustive attack against Donald Trump in hip-hop, Eminem "came to stomp" Tuesday night, calling the President everything from "Donald the b----" to a "racist grandpa" in an explosive 4.5-minute freestyle rap.<p>The Detroit rapper challenged his …

Donald Trump

World's Newest Ridiculously Big Radio Telescope Has Made Its First Discovery

That was FAST.<p>A little over a year since its completion, China's 500-metre Aperture Spherical Telescope (FAST for short) has just made its first …

Astrophysics

10 Things Incredibly Likable People Never, Ever Do (and Why You Love Them for It)

What you do can make you extremely likable, but so can what you don't choose to do.<p>Some people are incredibly likable because of the things they do. Some people are incredibly charismatic because of the things they do.<p>And some people are incredibly likable because of the things they <i>don't</i> do.<p>If you …

Self-improvement

How to avoid overthinking at night, reveals a leading mindfulness expert

Reclaim your sleep with these top tips<p>We've all had those night's when you can't quite manage to switch off and your thoughts keep running through …

Mindfulness

The 10 Commandments of Emotional Intelligence

These 10 rules will help you make emotions work for you, instead of against you.<p>Emotional intelligence is the ability to identify emotions (in both yourself and others), to recognize the powerful effects of those emotions, and to use that information to inform and guide behavior.<p>It begins with …

Emotional Intelligence

Ten books every teacher should read

In the last decade, a wealth of books has brought together ideas to help teachers have the greatest impact on student learning. Here are just a few<p>Plato’s Republic, Rousseau’s Émile and Dewey’s Democracy and Education – there’s a strong case to be made, as Dennis Hayes has, that these are the only …

One of the Best Leaders in History Lived 1,800 Years Ago...and His Quotes Are Still Inspiring Today

These lessons in leadership have stood the test of time. Look at lessons from the past and see how they can apply to your growth as a leader.<p>Marcus Aurelius was the emperor of Rome from 161 AD to 180 AD. During his time as the leader of Rome, he was the most powerful person in the world. Though …

Leadership

20 Truths About Billionaires That Nobody Understands

Lifestyle > Billionaires<p>The world has billions of people but only a few billionaires.<p>Next Article<p>Why Becoming a Billionaire Was 'No Big Deal' to This Entrepreneur<p>Next Article<p>John Rampton • Entrepreneur VIP<p>Entrepreneur and Connector<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their …

Charlie Munger

The US is the biggest loser on the planet thanks to Trump’s calamitous act

His withdrawal from the Paris climate agreement belittles his country, but could galvanise the world<p>Life here in the US feels surreal lately, like a very bad reality TV show, thanks to Donald Trump. In no case is this more evident than the president’s decision – and the process and theatre around …

'Wonder Woman' has biggest opening weekend ever for a female director with $100 million

Patty Jenkins' highly anticipated, critically acclaimed "Wonder Woman" made history over the weekend by winning the domestic box office with an estimated earning of $100.5 million, according to boxofficepro.com. That makes it the biggest opening ever for a female director (beating out Sam …

Film Industry

United States of Secrets

Season 32: Episode 12<p>FRONTLINE goes behind the headlines to reveal the dramatic inside story of the U.S. government’s massive and controversial …

23 Struggles All Ambitious People With Depression Know Too Well

All of the dreams, none of the motivation.<p>By the way: Relatable posts are fine and good, but nothing beats getting the help you need. SO, here are some quick resources, just in case:<p>* You learn more about starting therapy here, since pretty much <i>everyone</i> can benefit from talking to a professional.<p>* …

Vital but invisible early lessons that last a lifetime

At the core of a happy, healthy adult is the resilience they learn as a child. Can this be taught, asks psychiatrist Holan Liang<p>Knowing the extent of our influence as parents can make our task all the more daunting. The endless rise of new parenting methods we hear about in the media can add to our …

SpaceX sticks 11th rocket landing after launching first used Dragon capsule

Five ground landings attempted and five ground landings achieved<p>Another one of SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rockets successfully landed back on Earth this evening after launching cargo and supplies to the International Space Station. This time, the rocket touched down at the company’s landing site at Cape …

This Machine Just Started Sucking CO2 Out Of The Air To Save Us From Climate Change

Climeworks carbon capture device will take the gas from the air and sell it or store it in the ground. Now we just need a few hundred thousand more–as quickly as possible.<p>Sitting on top of a waste incineration facility near Zurich, a new carbon capture plant is now sucking CO2 out of the air to …

How to Take Better Pictures

Dear friend, I wanna share with you some secrets on how to take better pictures. I. See your photography as art. First of all, I actually don’t like …

Street Photography

Climate researchers shot down Trump's EPA administrator in the nerdiest way imaginable

"We test this claim here."<p>With these words, climate scientists shot down a dubious claim from the controversial administrator of the Environmental …

Solar power reaches a record high as it surges past nuclear and coal

The bank holiday heatwave has started with a new record for solar power generation which blazed to a quarter of the electricity mix on Friday afternoon.<p>The nation’s solar panels scorched the previous record set last month by generating 8.7GW of power, more than nuclear and coal power combined.<p>Solar …

Renewable Energy

All Extremely Confident People Give Up These 13 Habits

Real confidence is built through hard work and excellent habits.<p>Real confidence is not narcissism.<p>Although the two often get confused, people with narcissistic tendencies need everyone to think that they're special. They have a need for admiration and a sense of entitlement that's rooted in …

Self-help

New Zealand space launch has nation reaching for the stars

New Zealand has never had a space program, but it could soon be launching commercial rockets more often than the United States.<p>That's if the plans of …

New Humble Bundle Nabs Some of the Best Nebula Award Winners for Hours of Scifi Obsession

Humble Bundle has just made friends with anyone looking for a stash of amazing and award-winning scifi and fantasy to add to their collection. The …

Wind turbines are neither clean nor green and they provide zero global energy

We urgently need to stop the ecological posturing and invest in gas and nuclear<p>The Global Wind Energy Council recently released its latest report, excitedly boasting that ‘the proliferation of wind energy into the global power market continues at a furious pace, after it was revealed that more than …

Renewable Energy

Once you learn these 7 hard truths about life, you’ll be much stronger

Life isn’t easy. We all encounter tough times that are hard to swallow and never seem fair.<p>The truth is, life is neutral. It has no bias and simply …

Self-improvement

SpaceX is building the world’s most powerful rocket, and it is nearly ready to fly

The Falcon Heavy has been on Elon Musk’s mind for years: A rocket bigger than anything else currently in operation, only outstripped by the moon rockets of the Apollo program.<p>Too many years, in the minds of his critics. He’s been plotting the rocket since 2005, when he first mused about strapping …

Space Travel

The 'dogs from the cellar' is a perfect metaphor to explain how your childhood still influences your relationships today

Brach shares a bunch of simple but brilliant insights into the way we handle difficult emotions— and how we can handle them better.<p>But there's one sentence I've kept coming back to because it just makes so much sense:<p>"Because we are responding to an accumulation of past pain, our reactions are out …

Psychology

8 Things Successful People Do When They Don't Like Someone

Tip #6. Pick your battles.<p>Unless you’re a genetic anomaly, it’s likely you will meet people you don’t like throughout your lifetime. Whether it’s …