Syria’s top antiquities official has said that the world is witnessing the systematic destruction of Palmyra, and that he has lost all hope of the historic city’s treasures being salvaged while Islamic
The Rosetta spacecraft has sent a hauntingly beautiful picture of itself from deep space. It was taken with the CIVA camera situated on Rosetta's landing craft known as Philae. The image was taken on September
Many people claim to be a "lifetime learners," and with good reason. Scientists have warned that you need to keep your brain active if you want to avoid mental decay. But some people seem to learn easier
Dozens of people have been killed in a fire and clashes in the port city of Odessa, as Ukraine’s bloody conflict spread from the east to the south. A trade union building was set on fire, reportedly after
Lasers. Infrared sensors. Parabolic mirror assemblies. These are the technologies that could allow iPhones of the future to project holograms from 3-D screens, according to a new Apple patent application.
The only reason for time is so that everything doesn’t happen at once. —Albert Einstein. When it comes to scientific research, sometimes the biggest obstacle of them all is time. That’s because, as Dr.
After scanning the long list of Benjamin Franklin’s accomplishments, one can only come to one conclusion: The American Renaissance Man probably never had an idle day in his life. In his 84 years he became
Happiness is the only true measure of personal success. Making other people happy is the highest expression of success, but it's almost impossible to make others happy if you're not happy yourself. With
This is a version of an article originally published in the Winter 2014 issue of the White Collar Crime Committee Newsletter, Criminal Justice Section, American Bar Association. For the original article,
Respect is not something you can conjure or demand, no matter how often you sing Aretha’s anthem. Respect is earned. And often the people who are most respected don't have to try to earn it. They simply
This week, Gallup released the latest edition of an annual survey asking Americans what they considered to be the best long-term investment. The No. 1 answer? Real estate! This chart doesn't go back that
It’s not exactly E=mc². But for would-be job hunters, it’s probably a lot more useful. In a Q&A-style interview with Google’s senior vice president of people operations Laszlo Bock, The New York Times’s
Back in 2007, Sean “Diddy” Combs teamed with Jay Z and 50 Cent to create a song titled “I Get Money: Forbes 1-2-3 Billion Dollar Remix.” Less than a decade later, rappers are closing in on ten-figure and
While not exactly surprising, the peer-reviewed study has backed up a theory that some Americans had already assumed to be the case, especially in light of a recent Supreme Court ruling that opened the
On a sliding scale of difficulty, writing a general-interest book about high-frequency trading is slightly harder than making baseball statistics interesting, but easier than animating the role played
He outlines 10 things almost all successful people believe. Here are a few of our favorites: 1. They believe being the first matters less than being the best. "Success is often the result of perseverance,"
Artwork: Mark Dorf, //_path/untitled 13, 2013, archival pigment print It’s a sad truth about the workplace: Just 30% of employees are actively committed to doing a good job. According to Gallup’s 2013