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“This Is Serious”: Facebook Begins Its Downward Spiral

Facebook was always famous for the sign that hung in its offices, written in big red type on a white background, that said “Move Fast and Break Things.” Every time I think about the company, I realize they have done just that—to themselves.<p>Years ago, long before <b>Mark Zuckerberg</b> became Mark …

Why Happy People Cheat

A good marriage is no guarantee against infidelity.<p>“Most descriptions of troubled marriages don’t seem to fit my situation,” Priya insists. “Colin and I have a wonderful relationship. Great kids, no financial stresses, careers we love, great friends. He is a phenom at work, fucking handsome, …

Relationships

What Does It Mean To Be Charming?

Recently, I had lunch with my colleague David. Afterwards we went to pick up his dry cleaning. Walking into the dry cleaners was like walking into …

Lunch

Why Was an Italian Graduate Student Tortured and Murdered in Egypt?

The target of the Egyptian police, that day in November 2015, was the street vendors selling socks, $2 sunglasses and fake jewelry, who clustered under the arcades of the elegant century-old buildings of Heliopolis, a Cairo suburb. Such raids were routine, but these vendors occupied an especially …

Foreign Policy

Why are people still racist? What science says about America’s race problem.

Torch-bearing white supremacists shouting racist and anti-Semitic slogans. Protesters and counter protesters colliding with violence and chaos. A car driven by a known Nazi sympathizer mowing down a crowd of activists.<p>Many Americans responded to this weekend's violence in Charlottesville with …

Equality

Questions for Me About Dying

A few months back, I was invited to take part in a program for ABC television called “You Can’t Ask That.” The premise of the show is that there are taboo subjects about which it is difficult to have an open and honest conversation, death being one of them. The producer of the program explained …

Mind

How to Take Down Kim Jong Un

Stop saying there are no good options on North Korea. Here’s how we can end the threat once and for all—without firing a shot.<p>At my Senate confirmation hearing a few years ago, I made a promise to the panel deciding my fate: never to use the phrase “there are no good options.” After all, if there …

North Korea

10 Habits That Change Boys Into Men | Inc.com

The demise of our culture will result from the demise of its men if something isn't changed quickly. Far too many men remain directionless, devastated and scared children.<p>Male suicide rates have increased to three to four times higher than the female suicide rate. Men are twice as likely as women …

Self-improvement

How worried should we be about artificial intelligence? I asked 17 experts.

“We should take seriously the possibility that things could go radically wrong.”<p>Imagine that, in 20 or 30 years, a company creates the first artificially intelligent humanoid robot. Let’s call her “Ava.” She looks like a person, talks like a person, interacts like a person. If you were to meet Ava, …

Artificial Intelligence

4 Ways to Find More Meaning in Life

There’s no shortage of tips about what brings happiness, but what gives your life <i>meaning</i>?<p>“Meaning in life” is one of those things everybody insists …

Happiness

From Blair to Brexit: How Britain Changed Between the 1997 and 2017 Elections

May marked the start of the short campaign for Britain’s next general election, set for June 8. But it also marked the anniversaries of two towering …

Bitcoin

The neuroscience argument against “living in the present”

There are plenty of advice columns, self-help books, and loosely spiritual twenty-somethings devoted to extolling the virtues of living in the present. The advice is intended as an antidote to life spent scrolling absentmindedly through twitter or planning next weekend, while failing to appreciate …

Mindfulness

8 Powerful Habits Of Profoundly Influential People

Influential people have a profound impact on everyone they encounter. Yet, they achieve this only because they exert so much influence inside, on themselves.<p>We see only their outside.<p>We see them innovate, speak their mind, and propel themselves forward toward bigger and better things.<p>And, yet, …

Self-improvement

Are markets about to topple and crash: five key measures

World stock markets are expensive by almost any metric – and the biggest of all the major markets is registering the highest readings.<p>American shares make up more than half the global stock market. Since the beginning of 2016 their value has risen by almost 30pc, with around half of that rally …

Meet the 'Mayllennials' - the young voters falling for Theresa May's schoolmarmish charms

A middle-aged couple discussing who takes the bins out? It may not be the usual mark of a politician’s appeal to young people, but a cheery TV interview picking over the domestic life of Theresa May and her husband, Philip, this week has apparently cemented her status among a new group of fans: …

6 Weeks to Great Abs

The Best Ab Exercises, The Right Program<p>The Problem with Ab Workouts<p>Most ab training is a smorgasbord of "functional" exercises or a hapless diet of …

Workouts

Don’t let ‘globalisation’ become a dirty word, Boris Johnson says

The Foreign Secretary has launched a defence of economic globalisation, arguing that opposition to global free markets “makes no economic sense”.<p>In a …

Revealed: The ‘secret’ Netflix codes to unlock new shows and movies

A batch of secret Netflix codes are allowing thousands of users to unlock a range of extra shows and movies.<p>With over 86 million subscribers, …

34 Homes That Inspired Us in 2016 Photos

What makes a house a home? Is it a living room with an ocean view or a kitchen ideally conceived for entertaining, a modern layout that allows for an airy, open flow or discrete rooms that lend historical charm? <i>AD</i> editors have seen plenty of gorgeous, pin-worthy residences over the last year, but …

Here Are the Must-Stream Movies of November 2016

Plan your autumn marathons accordingly.<p>While multiplexes will be the primary source of movie excitement for the next two months–thanks to numerous Oscar-hopeful releases and big-ticket blockbusters like <i>Rogue One</i> and <i>Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them</i>–the streaming services aren't simply taking …

Brad Pitt

6 Stoic Rituals That Will Make You Happy

<i>This post originally appeared on bakadesuyo.com</i><p>People have enormous respect for ancient wisdom. They just don’t read it. Funny thing is, we’re more …

Happiness

How to survive (and thrive) when life punches you in the face

A few weeks ago, one of my students posted this in my Facebook mastermind group (<i>emphasis mine</i>):<p>Let me start by saying that I applaud this woman for having the courage to step up, share her story, and ask for help so she can overcome this and move forward again. It’s actually pretty damn hard to …

Soccer

Are You an Ambivert?

A new personality type has emerged that puts the old introvert vs. extrovert debate to rest. Find out if you're an ambivert.<p>I'm sure you've been asked many times whether you're an introvert or an extrovert. For some people, it's an easy choice, but for most of us, it's difficult to choose one way …

Psychology

17 Books To Read If You Want To Become A Billionaire

Success is magnetic. As a species, we’re constantly studying how it happens, why it happens, who has achieved it for themselves, and how we can …

17 Kitchen Skills You Should Master by the Time You're 30

<i>By: Julianne Feder</i><p><i>Credit: Cole Saladino/Thrillist</i><p>When you're younger, it's perfectly acceptable if your kitchen skills are limited to hitting a couple buttons on the microwave or asking mom what's for dinner. By the time you're 30, though, it's time to step it up by mastering a few legitimate …

Knives

How to Get and Stay Motivated Every Single Day

How can you be motivated if you don't know where you're headed?<p><i>How do I get motivated every single day? originally appeared on Quora--the knowledge-sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Matthew Jones, life coach and personal-growth expert,</b> …

Motivation

A Paris brand has fashion’s elite scrambling for its $800 hoodies

For more than a year, a small, Paris-based label has been rapidly bubbling up in the talk of fashion insiders. Now, Vetements—the name simply means “clothes” in French—is no longer a secret. Just a few seasons old, it already sells to 135 stores around the world.<p>Its biggest successes are hoodies, …

75 corporate slang phrases that drive people crazy at work

You can fall prey to "corporate Babblespeak" — business buzzwords that have become so overused, they've not only lost their original meaning, they're also <i>misinterpreted</i> by office skeptics.<p>The problem is, in a highly political workplace culture, overused office-speak can quickly sound like toddlers …

Leadership