Tamara Petersen-Teter

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Muslim 'angels' ease American's prison days in UAE

<b>(CNN) —</b> It was 3:30 in the morning when Robert Alan Black was escorted into Khalifa jail.<p>An American in Abu Dhabi, he found himself frightened even though the other prisoners were sleeping. Movie scenes from "Midnight Express" and "Brubaker" swirled through his head.<p>He sat at a table in the common …

Crime

At 90, She's Designing Tech For Aging Boomers

In Silicon Valley's youth-obsessed culture, 40-year-olds get plastic surgery to fit in. But IDEO, the firm that famously developed the first mouse for Apple, has a 90-year-old designer on staff.<p>Barbara Beskind says her age is an advantage.<p>"Everybody who ages is going to be their own …

Design

Google’s Eric Schmidt Predicts The Disappearance Of The Internet

Google may have played a significant role in establishing the Internet as we know it, but according to its executive chairman Eric Schmidt, the future of the world’s most advanced information network is for it to disappear.<p>Responding to a question about the future of the web during a panel at the …

How to survive a disaster

In a catastrophic event, most people fail to do the one thing that would save their life, says Michael Bond.<p>At seven o’clock in the evening of 27 September 1994, the cruise ferry MS Estonia left Tallin with 989 people on board, heading for Stockholm through the Baltic Sea. It never got there. Six …

Baltic Sea

Psychology: the man who studies everyday evil

Why are some people extraordinarily selfish, manipulative, and unkind? David Robson asks the scientist delving into the darkest sides of the human mind.<p>If you had the opportunity to feed harmless bugs into a coffee grinder, would you enjoy the experience? Even if the bugs had names, and you could …

Psychology

Why People Think I'm Super Productive

Your life doesn’t have to be rigidly structured to be productive.<p>It’s funny, because many readers seem to think I’m a super productive, ultra focused, uber disciplined guy.<p>I’m not.<p>I get lazy, I sneak snacks when no one is looking, I sleep in sometimes, I take naps, I binge read on the Internet when …

Amazing Infographic Shows The Moments In Which 177 Of The World's Most Creative Minds Peaked

Are you past your creative prime? Visual journalist Oliver Uberti plotted the lives of 177 artists, composers, poets, scientists, and software developers from the year 1300 to today and discovered you very well might be.<p>Uberti chose a signature work for each and used black dots to represent when …