Zach Dravis

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The strategic value of compassion: Welcoming refugees is devastating to IS

<i>Aisha Ahmad is an assistant professor of political science at the University of Toronto, specializing in jihadist financing.</i><p>In the aftermath of the deadly attacks in Paris last week, we have learned that the organizers were "homegrown terrorists" with Islamic State links. They were not refugees. …

10 Haunting Documentaries That Are Stranger Than Fiction

Featuring serial killers, brutal maulings, and unsolved mysteries, documentaries can be far creepier than anything George Romero has ever …

Crime

The Internet May Be Changing Your Brain In Ways You've Never Imagined

"Once I was a scuba diver in the sea of words. Now I zip along the surface like a guy on a Jet Ski."<p>Five years ago, journalist Nicholas Carr wrote in his book <i>The Shallows: How The Internet Is Changing Our Brains</i> about the way technology seemed to be eroding his ability to concentrate.<p>"Once I was a …

Joe Stiglitz Knows How to Solve Inequality, if Anyone Will Listen

Joseph Stiglitz, a Nobel Prize-winning economist, is one of the world’s most influential thinkers in the battle against economic inequality. He’s …

Income Inequality

7 Hobbies Science Says Will Make You Smarter

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>For a long time, it was believed that people are born with a given level of intelligence and the best we could do in life was to live up to our potential. Scientists have now proven that we can actually <i>increase</i> our potential and enjoy …

The Brain

5 brain technologies that will shape our future

The race to decipher the workings of the human brain, and build new economies around it, is on. Today’s great entrepreneurs – people such as Paul …

Alzheimer's Disease

12 Hidden Gifts of Not Pursuing Happiness

<i>“We need much less than we think we need.” —Maya Angelou</i><p>Life is difficult.<p>And so it is only natural for you as a human to gravitate towards happiness.<p>…

Nicotine Changes Marijuana's Effect on the Brain

<b>How scientists study the effects of marijuana on the brain is changing. Until recently marijuana research largely excluded tobacco users from its</b> …

Bernie Sanders asked about Hillary Clinton's hair, absolutely nails it

<b>It has long been cited that women in politics face a disproportionate level of criticism for their appearance.</b><p>When Democratic presidential candidate …

Let me be clear, the federal minimum wage of $7.25 an hour is a starvation wage and it must be raised. #BernieInNV http://t.co/KO4tg7x63r