Ali Johnston

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Best Trips 2014

TravelBest Of<p>National Geographic Traveler presents the New Year's must-see places. From Argentina to Oz, the final lineup reflects what’s authentic, culturally rich, sustainably minded—and, of course, superlative in the world of travel today.

National Parks

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The Psychology Of Why Being Really, Really Weird Can Get You Hired

Lady Gaga and foundational psychological theory help unlock the ways a little eccentricity can land you at the top of the “hire” pile.<p>Do us a favor and look at the below set of words:<p>apple<br>• truck<br>• necklace<br>• tomato<br>• glass<br>• dog<br>• rock<br>• umbrella<br>• butter<br>• spoon<br>• Lady Gaga<br>• pillow<br>• pencil<br>• chocolate<br>• desk<br>• banana<br>• bug<br>• soup<br>• milk<br>• tie<p>Which …

Moon Mining Rush Ahead?

A commercial space company wants the U.S. government to give it lunar mining rights.<p><b>The Man Who Sold the Moon? A private space company's chief, Robert Bigelow of Bigelow Aerospace Inc., called for the Federal Aviation Administration to allow property rights for lunar mining, at a Tuesday NASA</b> …

Guantánamo 12 years on: how the media is missing the point

Two recent stories about Guantánamo from two of the US's most respected news organisations highlight just how little attention the American press has paid to the facts about the extralegal prison – which was authorised 12 years ago today – and the general lack of understanding about the core legal …

Alastair Campbell: I hate what Dacre and Murdoch have done to journalism

One of the most powerful critiques of modern journalism came from the Guardian's Nick Davies. In his book Flat Earth News, he detailed specific acts of press distortion, manipulation and lying. But more, he made a convincing analysis that the corporatisation of the media is what has led to its …