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The Atlantic’s March Cover Story: Franklin Foer on Paul Manafort and the Fall of Washington

Oligarchs, shady deals, foreign money—how Manafort helped contaminate Washington and corrupt U.S. politics<p>Washington, D.C. (January 28, 2017)—Paul Manafort has become a central villain in perhaps the central scandal of our times. But before he was charged with conspiracy and money laundering, and …

Beautiful Animation Shows What It's Like to Be Homesick in a New Country

Animation

7 Successful Ways to Establish Trust and Generate More Conversions | Inc.com

Trust is a key component of any relationship, whether it's between spouses, an employer and employee, or in this case, a company and its customers. By cultivating trust with your site visitors, your brand becomes less of a logo and more of a personable entity. Your site users may even come away …

The Creepiest Urban Legend in Every State

<i>Welcome to Urban Legends, a month-long collection of articles dissecting persistent myths, unexplained phenomena, shared nightmares, and tales so</i> …

Horror

Trump pardoned a man who staged his own assassination attempt and sent a teenager to jail for it

US president Donald Trump’s decision to pardon Joe Arpaio has focused a spotlight on the 85-year-old former sheriff. During his six terms as an elected law enforcement officer in Maricopa County, Arizona, Arpaio earned a reputation as a publicity-hungry politician who flouted civil liberties …

Can Real Life Compete With an Instagram Playground?

About three months ago, Beyoncé dumped a batch of Mother’s Day posts into her Instagram feed. They featured the then-pregnant singer and her daughter …

The 45 oddest quotes from Donald Trump's secretive Wall Street Journal interview

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> On July 25, President Trump sat down for an interview with The Wall Street Journal. The paper wrote a few stories on the 45-minute chat and released a handful of excerpts. What they didn't do was release the full transcript of the interview -- which has become common practice …

The Best Astronomy Pictures of the Year Are Absolutely Incredible

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The Basics of Good Design - ThatDay | design + branding

9 rules professional designers stick to<p>In my last post, I explained the 10 Most Used Design Terms including typography, branding, and layout terms. …

How To Master The Secret Art Of Getting Inside Your Boss’s Head

Helping your manager shine could be the key to accomplishing your own goals faster. Here’s how to do it with out looking like a suck-up.<p>When it comes to job security and getting ahead, few things can go as far as being the employee who makes your boss look great. Anticipating what those in charge …

Do These 5 Emotionally Intelligent Things Within 5 Minutes Of Meeting Someone

Being instantly likable isn’t rocket science, but this checklist takes practice to master in the short space of a first impression.<p>What’s the point of networking if not to get other people to like you? Sure, you need new contacts to see you as interesting, competent, professional, and potentially …

Amazing Pictures From 20 Years Of Nonstop Robots On Mars

NASA has had rovers studying the Red Planet since July 4, 1997.<p>July 4 marks the twentieth year that NASA has had a robot working on the surface of Mars.<p>In 1997, the Mars Pathfinder landed on the planet and explored the surface for three months, analyzing the Martian atmosphere and climate and …

NASA

Trump Administration to Teachers: You Must Use a Transgender Student’s “Preferred Pronouns”

<b>Article by: Joe Carter</b><b>The Story:</b> The Trump administration recently issued a letter stating that teachers and students could be investigated for a …

Why Did God Allow the Fall?

<b>Article by: James Anderson</b>It’s a question that puzzles new converts and terrifies Sunday school teachers. Indeed, it’s a conundrum most of us have …

A Crack in Creation review – Jennifer Doudna, Crispr and a great scientific breakthrough

It began with the kind of research the Trump administration wants to unfund: fiddling about with tiny obscure creatures. And there had been US Republican hostility to science before Trump, of course, when Sarah Palin objected to federal funding of fruit fly research (“Fruit flies – I kid you not,” …

Genetics

The Trade Deficit Isn’t a Scorecard, and Cutting It Won’t Make America Great Again

Donald Trump believes that a half-trillion-dollar trade deficit with the rest of the world makes the United States a loser and countries with trade surpluses like China and Mexico winners.<p>“They’re beating us so badly,” he has said. “Every country we lose money with.”<p>The reality is different. Trade …

Economics

Trump National Security Team Blindsided by NATO Speech

They thought the president would commit to the principle of collective defense. They were wrong.<p><i>Subscribe to The Global POLITICO on iTunes here. | Subscribe via Stitcher.</i><p>When President Donald Trump addressed NATO leaders during his debut overseas trip little more than a week ago, he surprised and …

Donald Trump

The Question Churches Can No Longer Ignore

If a woman in your congregation faced an unplanned pregnancy, to whom could she turn for support?<p>I’ve been a part of the church for my whole life, …

Cosmic Discoveries Fuel a Fight Over the Universe’s Beginnings

Not long after the Big Bang, all went dark. The hydrogen gas that pervaded the early universe would have snuffed out the light of the universe’s …

Black Holes

Gaze Upon Jupiter’s Enormity in This Amazing Fly-By Video

Jupiter is immense. The fifth planet from the sun has a diameter of 89,000 miles, and could easily envelop every other planet (and Pluto). The gas …

30 Best Unique WordPress Themes For Awesome Websites 2018

The primary benefit of the online market is freedom. Long gone the days of commercial caravans that would struggle to traverse the world’s trade …

The 10 Best Sites To Find Completely Free Stock Photos

Free CC0 stock photos have become a huge commodity on the web. They’re easier to find than ever before and it’s quite possible there are millions of …

5 expensive logos and what they teach us

It’s difficult to know, most of the time, how much big companies really spend on logo designs and redesigns. Few firms are willing to share figures, …

4 different ways to create a website mockup

There are lots of ways to create a website mockup. It's true there is no 'best' approach, but depending on certain UI and UX designers' styles and …

The pseudoscience that prepared America for Steve Bannon’s apocalyptic message

Steve Bannon, Donald Trump’s White House strategist, has been getting a lot of credit in Washington for the apocalyptic ideology dominating the new administration.<p>The former alt-right media impresario, hobbyist film financier, and Goldman Sachs banker isn’t shy about sharing his ideas. And, because …

27 Incredible Pictures From The First "Star Wars"

To celebrate the 40th anniversary of Star Wars: Episode IV — A New Hope, we've brought together some of the best Star Wars pictures from the late '70s.

Final cut: films condensed into a single frame – in pictures

Jason Shulman photographs entire movies with ultra-long exposures, creating impressionist photo masterpieces in the process

Final Cut

Do You Have Any Idea What Other People Think of You?

A thought experiment: What do your partner’s friends really think about you?<p>Tasha Eurich — an organizational psychologist and author of a new book,</i> …

How Online Shopping Makes Suckers of Us All

Will you pay more for those shoes before 7 p.m.? Would the price tag be different if you lived in the suburbs? Standard prices and simple discounts are giving way to far more exotic strategies, designed to extract every last dollar from the consumer.<p>As Christmas approached in 2015, the price of …

eCommerce

39 Photos of Animals in Action

Lions, tigers, bears, and eagles—we've curated a selection of stunning wildlife photographs to inspire the nature photographer in you.<p>Nature photography is part of the fabric of National Geographic. We’ve been showcasing inspiring images from around the world for more than a century. Every year we …

Nature