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Mark Zuckerberg shows his Morgan Freeman-voiced AI butler Jarvis in action

Zuckerberg and his wife Priscilla also experimented with other voices including that of Arnold Schwarzenegger.<p>Facebook founder and CEO Mark …

C.S. Lewis on Equality and Our Core Misconception About Democracy

“The tempter always works on some real weakness in our own system of values: offers food to some need which we have starved.”<p><i>“The notion of obligations comes before that of rights, which is subordinate and relative to the former,”</i> wrote the great French philosopher Simone Weil shortly before her …

How to Memorably Introduce Another Speaker

As a professional speaker and facilitator for over 20 years, I’ve been introduced more than a thousand times, by countless meeting planners, conference organizers, and team leaders. Nevertheless, most of the introductions have fallen into one of four categories:<p>1) Flattery: “Deborah needs no …

Hillary Clinton Already Knows The Bad Thing You Said

It's no accident that Hillary Clinton throws obscure facts, names, and comments at opponents during debates. She loves opposition research. She delights in it, personally reading every detail and methodically storing it away — part of what makes Clinton, whether in debates, or day to day on the …

Meet the nuclear football

A retired "Football" displayed at the Smithsonian National Museum of American History.Jamie Chung/Smithsonian Institute<p>The so-called nuclear Football is a black leather briefcase that contains top-secret items capable of allowing the US president to authorize a nuclear strike while away from fixed …

Your Cheat Sheet To The Issues That Could Come Up In The Presidential Debate

Lots of issues that affect Americans' daily lives will likely come up at Monday night's first presidential debate.<p>Here's a cheat sheet of what to know about a host of issues of significance, from taxes and jobs to the military and immigration:<p><b>Taxes</b><p>Donald Trumpwants to cut income tax rates while …

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In India, A Rich Food Culture Vanishes From The Train Tracks

Much like armies, train travelers in India march on their stomachs. And this was certainly true when I was a child, growing up in the 1980s, in the southern city of Chennai. My most vivid memories of summer vacations are of overnight train journeys to Hyderabad, to visit my maternal grandparents. …

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