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The brain’s miracle superpowers of self-improvement

We used to believe our brains were hardwired at birth. Now we believe we can will them to change. Is that true? Will Storr analyses the truth and hokum about 'neuroplasticity'.<p>For years she had tried to be the perfect wife and mother but now, divorced, with two sons, having gone through another …

The Brain

Jack Dorsey is about to be named the permanent CEO of Twitter

Looks like Jack Dorsey will be able to have it all.<p>The Twitter cofounder and interim CEO is expected to be named permanent chief executive of the social networking firm, reports Recode’s Kara Swisher and Kurt Wagner. The announcement could come as soon as tomorrow. Twitter declined to …

Social Media

Elon Musk’s Tesla Model X launch was a marketing and PR disaster

Elon Musk is a genius. He’s a business icon. He’s a massive force for good on our planet, and he’s one of the most impressive people of this century, having founded PayPal, SpaceX, SolarCity, and, of course, played a leading role in building Tesla, perhaps the most innovative car company on the …

“This Changes Everything” aims to be the climate change documentary for people who hate climate docs

Not long after Naomi Klein began the research for her book, “This Changes Everything,” her husband Avi Lewis set about making a documentary based on …

Cycling across the country will change your life

It's a rite of passage that not many experience, but it gives you a whole new perspective.<p>Michael Riscica is a young architect with a blog that I …

British Columbia

18 things you should do immediately to best prepare for the next five years

<i>This question originally appeared on Quora: What Can People Start Doing Now That Will Help Them A Lot In About Five Years?</i> <i>Answer by David Cannon, Founder, Solutionbank.org.</i><p>There’s already a lot out there, but I couldn’t resist writing a note to my 23-year-old self:<p>If you do anything, do this first …

Entrepreneurship

The 16 Best True-Crime Movies, Ranked

Sure, they may be a bunch of lowlifes, thieves, and murderers, but we owe the criminals who inspired our favorite true-crime movies a twisted debt of gratitude. After all, it was the true-crime genre that kicked off a revolution in American filmmaking half a century ago that continues to this …

Movies

Evernote’s Phil Libin joins General Catalyst to help founders focus on product

Evernote’s executive chairman Phil Libin has landed another job: venture capitalist. He will be joining General Catalyst Partners on Monday as a partner, and will provide mentorship to founders, encouraging them to focus exclusively on their product.<p>News of Libin’s involvement with General Catalyst …

This was one of the moments Steve Jobs realized he could change the world

One of those old interviews was shared by venture capitalist Chris Dixon on his blog Friday, under the title, "It all blossomed out of this tiny little seed."<p>The video is part of a documentary filmed in 1985, the year Jobs was ousted from Apple to found a new computer company called NeXT.<p>In the …

Apple II

18 Incredibly Useful Market Research Tools

<i>This post originally appeared on the Buffer blog.</i><p>You may have heard it said that understanding your audience on social media is one of the keys to success with social media marketing. (We may have even said it ourselves a time or two!)<p>Makes a lot of sense. The more you know about your audience, the …

The 2015 Sony World Photography Awards

The Sony World Photography Awards, an annual competition hosted by the World Photography Organisation, just announced its shortlist of winners. This year's contest attracted 173,444 entries from 171 countries. The organizers have been kind enough to share some of their shortlisted images with us, …

“She’s Beautiful When She’s Angry”: The feminist revolution that shaped our world

All the anger, joy and turmoil of the ’60s-’70s feminist explosion comes alive in a vivid historical documentary<p>“We thought we had won a great victory,” muses the pioneering feminist writer Kate Millett, thinking back to the one-day Women’s Strike of August 1970, which marked the 50th anniversary …

7 secrets from the Sony hack: Scripts, salaries, employee romances and more

I've spent the last few days poring over the nearly 40GB of data hacked and leaked from Sony Pictures Entertainment's (SPE) internal computer …

Vietnam National Drama Theater hits city stage

English-language drama hits city stageNguyen Quy Jane Eyre, a drama adapted from a well-known novel by Charlotte Bronte, was performed in English by …

Photos show life in Ha Noi 100 years ago

Images of culture and daily life in Vietnam 100 years ago are now on show in the capital city. Titled Objective Vietnam, the event presents 55 …

Many Vietnamese brands in M&A target of giants

A lot of Vietnamese brands have appeared on the domestic market in recent years. However, experts have warned that since the brands have been built …