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10 tough questions we get asked

We are outspoken about our optimism. These days, though, optimism seems to be in short supply.<p>The headlines are filled with awful news. Every day …

The blind alley of J Street and liberal American Zionism

J Street founder Jeremy Ben-Ami speaking at the group’s conference in 2012. (Photo: J Street)<p>Since its founding six years ago, J Street has emerged …

33 Unusual Tips to Being a Better Writer - Altucher Confidential

Back in college, Sanket and I would hang out in bars and try to talk to women but I was horrible at it.<p>Nobody would talk to me for more than thirty …

The Best Books of 2013, Part 1

<i>We asked some of our contributors for their favorite books they read this year. (Most listed new books, but a few picked older favorites.) Here’s the first installment.</i><p>This was the year Seamus Heaney died, so the best book of poems to read in 2013 was “<b>Seeing Things</b>,” my favorite of Heaney’s many …

Climate Change: The State of the Science

Climate Change

The Most Successful Leaders Do 15 Things Automatically, Every Day

undefined<p>Leadership is learned behavior that becomes unconscious and automatic over time. For example, leaders can make several important decisions about an issue in the time it takes others to understand the question. Many people wonder how leaders know how to make the best decisions, often under …

The 10 Greatest Books Ever, According to 125 Top Authors (Download Them for Free)

Earlier this month, we highlighted The 10 Greatest Films of All Time According to 846 Film Critics. Featuring films by Hitchcock, Kubrick, Welles and …

Yes, John Kerry, there can be a single, democratic state in Palestine

US Secretary of State John Kerry is in despair over the all-too-predictable fact that negotiations between the Palestinian Authority (PA) and Israel …

Israel

Tribes with Cities

<i>Yasser Elsheshtawy</i><p>UAE University<p>“Egypt is the only nation-state in the Arab world; the rest are just tribes with flags.”[1] Thus declared Tahsin …

Princeton University

Powerful Portraits of Secluded Cultures on the Brink of Extinction

Before They Pass Away is a powerful documentary series by photographer Jimmy Nelson featuring dozens of cultures around the world whose people live in seclusion and are at risk of fading away. Traveling across five continents, the English photographer manages to embrace the various cultures he has …

Entrepreneurs Are 'Calculated' Risk Takers -- The Word That Can Be The Difference Between Failure And Success

I wish I had the thought that led to the headline, but I didn’t.<p>“Entrepreneurs are not risk takers. They are calculated risk takers,” is something that Leonard C. Green tells his students each semester at Babson College, which has been the number one school for teaching entrepreneurship for as long …

October's Notable iOS App Releases

We’re back with our monthly retrospective look at some of the more notable iOS apps to hit our radar over the past month.<p>So without further ado, here’s a quick snapshot of some of the best.<p>Moment.us<p>What is the right music to listen to on a rainy Wednesday afternoon in London or Chicago? Open the …

100 Filmmakers to Follow on Twitter

We recently compiled a list of 40 Female Filmmakers to<br>follow on Twitter and asked for suggestions of others to add. The response was overwhelming, so …

Transcript of secret meeting between Julian Assange and Google CEO Eric Schmidt

Friday April 19, 2013<p>On the 23 of June, 2011 a secret five hour meeting took place between WikiLeaks publisher Julian Assange, who was under house …

Mohamed Lamine Mediene, The Faceless God of Algeria

The most powerful man in Algeria has no public face.<p>His name is Mohamed Lamine Mediène. Everyone calls him “Toufik.” Another nickname is the “God of …

Camus & Algeria: The Moral Question

Algerian Chronicles<p>by Albert Camus, edited and with an introduction by Alice Kaplan, and translated from the French by Arthur Goldhammer<p>Belknap …

First UK trial of heart failure operation

<b>A pioneering operation to improve the function of failing hearts while they are still beating has taken place in the UK for the first time.</b><p>Patients with heart failure struggle to pump blood around the body and mild exercise can leave them breathless.<p>Surgeons used a form of "cardiac sewing" to …

Robert Plant Discovers Unreleased Led Zeppelin Music

In a recent interview with BBC Radio 6, Robert Plant revealed that he has unearthed some previously unreleased Led Zeppelin recordings. When the DJs …

Guitar

Wall Street's Brightest Minds Reveal THE MOST IMPORTANT CHARTS IN THE WORLD

We asked our favorite portfolio managers, strategists, analysts, and economists across the Street for the charts that they deem the most important right now, and this is what they sent us.<p>A lot of the focus is on the stock market, as many consider it to be at a critical juncture. The withdrawal of …

5 Things Super Successful People Do Before 8 AM

Rise and shine! Morning time just became your new best friend. Love it or hate it, utilizing the morning hours before work may be the key to a successful and healthy lifestyle. That’s right, early rising is a common trait found in many CEOs, government officials, and other influential people. …

Hitler’s Killer Women Revealed in New History

A new book pulls back the veil on the widespread involvement of women in the Third Reich’s most murderous and brutal activities. An exclusive excerpt …

Les théories des mouvements sociaux et la dialectique des niveaux : un cadre d’analyse pour l’étude des évolutions d’Al-Qaïda au Maghreb islamique | Bencherif | Canadian Graduate Journal of Sociology and Criminology

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Stunning, psychedelic images where art and science collide

In his TEDGlobal 2013 talk, Fabian Oefner shares breathtaking images at the nexus of art and science, which beautifully capture unique moments of …

How to Create a Supercut Video

The supercut is an art form which naturally evolved from YouTube, showcasing the creator's obsession with a particular show, film, game, or trope. …

MaKey MaKey Controls a Tesla

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Livres : Messali Hadj à hauteur d’homme

La fille de Messali Hadj, "l'inventeur" du nationalisme algérien, livre un portrait inédit du leader indépendantiste. Un témoignage aussi émouvant …