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'Ebola is man-made', and other crazy conspiracy theories

Is Obama behind the Ebola outbreak? Are planes poisoning us? Is Lady Gaga part of an evil Illuminati plot? The five conspiracy theories you won't believe people believe<p><b>The best conspiracy theories are</b> like enchanting mazes of logic whose thresholds, once crossed, are hard to return from. As …

FAA

7 Questions For Logo Design Legend Ivan Chermayeff

The 82-year-old designer of logos for everyone, from NBC to MoMA, on difficult clients, graphic design’s boom, and his fear of painting<p>If you’ve ever watched Showtime or NBC, visited the Museum of Modern Art or the Smithsonian, read <i>National Geographic</i> or a Harper Collins book, or shopped at Barneys …

Best advice from CEOs: 40 execs' secrets to success

Warren Buffett<p><b>Chairman and CEO—</b><b>Berkshire Hathaway</b><p>Advice for young women: “You do the same thing a male will do. You follow your passions. You find …

Top 10 Qualities of Highly Successful People | Inc.com

If you really want to bring success into your life, you should cultivate yourself just as you'd cultivate a garden for the best yield.<p>The attributes here are shared by successful people everywhere, but they don't happen by accident or luck. They originate in habits, built a day at a time.<p>Remember: …

Self-improvement

The 4 Most Common Negotiation Mistakes — And How To Avoid Them

Cue University of Michigan Ross School of Business professor George Siedel. He's taught negotiation classes around the world, and he recently heard from students saying they used his tactics to secure both of the deals above, he tells us.<p>Siedel is currently teaching 50,000 students in his Coursera …

7 Amazing Pieces of Advice No One Ever Gave You

<i>This post is in partnership with Inc., which offers useful advice, resources and insights to entrepreneurs and business owners. The article below was</i> …

Ed Snowden Taught Me To Smuggle Secrets Past Incredible Danger. Now I Teach You.

Late on the evening of January 11, 2013, someone sent me an interesting email. It was encrypted, and sent from the sort of anonymous email service …

Tech and Science

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Science

Is Life an Illusion?

Do you ever wonder about the meaning of life, and in particular <i>your</i> life? Well, of course you do, but maybe you should ease up on the angst. There are academics who say you don't <i>have</i> a life. You're just an app.<p>This disconcerting idea has been most famously promoted by Nick Bostrom, a philosopher at …