Chris Salvenmoser

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The secret to a meaningful life is simpler than you think

Some people seem to spend their whole lives dissatisfied, in search of a purpose. But philosopher Iddo Landau suggests that all of us have everything we need for a meaningful existence.<p>According to Landau, a philosophy professor at Haifa University in Israel and author of the 2017 book <i>Finding</i> …

University of London

The Iran Deal Will Limp Along Without America—for Now

Now that President Trump has pulled the U.S. out of the agreement, can Europe salvage it?<p>In a move to derail an agreement he has frequently dubbed “insane,” “horrible,” and “the worst,” President Trump announced Tuesday that he is withdrawing the U.S. from the Iran nuclear deal, known as the Joint …

South Asia

Inside The Ecosystem That Fuels Amazon’s Fake Review Problem

A vast web of Amazon review fraud lives online, and it's designed to evade the company’s efforts to thwart it.<p><b>One morning in late January</b>, Jake picked up the box on his desk, tore through the packing tape, unearthed the iPhone case inside, snapped a picture, and uploaded it to an Amazon review he’d …

eCommerce

30 places in Europe you must see in your lifetime

Why is the world at war?

Syria, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Yemen, Afghanistan, Ukraine – the globe is scarred by violence<p>We live in a world of trouble. Conflicts today may be much less lethal than those that scarred the last century, but this brings little comfort. We remain deeply anxious. We can blame terrorism …

Democratic Republic of the Congo

Why everyone's talking about Peckham right now

In 2000, the Peckham Library became the first (and to date only) library to win British architecture's highest accolade, the Stirling Prize. Seven …

47 documentaries on Netflix right now that will make you smarter

And with binge-worthy titles like Netflix original "Jim & Andy: The Great Beyond" and Oscar-nominated "Last Men in Aleppo" a click away, you can get a lot of great nonfiction viewing any night of the week.<p>You'll learn a lot more about the world, but don't worry — you'll also be entertained.<p><b>Here are</b> …

Winter Olympics 2018: the 10 best moments from Pyeongchang

From Ester Ledecka’s double-discipline golds to Lizzy Yarnold’s skeleton heroics our writers pick their favourite moments<p>It was audacious enough that the 22-year-old Czech entered ski and snowboard competitions – a decision that made Winter Olympic history– but then, incredibly, she won a shock …

Winter Olympics

60 Books We Can't Wait To Read In 2018

Bring on the new year, and a new TBR pile stacked with fresh reads.<p>HuffPost<p>As 2018 approaches, there’s a lot to look forward to: the end of a hellish …

13 Experts Explain Why Diets Don't Work And What To Do Instead

These experts have two goals: to help people have better relationships with food, and to dismantle the diet-first mindset.<p>But there are registered dietitians whose approach to working with clients doesn't include dieting or weight loss at all. In fact, some of them outright reject it as a way to …

What Makes Us Click: How Online Dating Shapes Our Relationships

It's peak online dating season.<p>According to Match.com, late December through Valentine's Day is the busiest time of the year for dating apps and sites. It's sometimes called "cuffing season" — a nod to the idea that people want to find a serious relationship during the cold months.<p>According to a …

Japan's Endless Search for Modernity

What the anniversary of the Meiji Restoration tells us about the country’s uncertain future.<p>Since the morning of January 3, 1868, Japan has struggled to answer one question: What does it mean to be modern and Japanese? It was on that date that a group of mid-level samurai and imperial courtiers …

Japan

Tens of thousands of people have protested in Iran. Here’s why.

Anti-government protests in Iran, where demonstrations of political unrest are rare, have left at least 20 people dead — and do not appear to be subsiding.<p>Since Thursday, tens of thousands of protesters have formed the largest outpouring of government opposition since the volatile 2009 presidential …

South Asia

Ten Most Significant World Events in 2017

Last year a lot of people were asking if 2016 was the worst year ever. (It wasn’t.) I haven’t seen anyone making similar claims about 2017, but that …

Waking Up Podcast #71 — What is Technology Doing to Us?

<b>Tristan Harris</b> has been called the “closest thing Silicon Valley has to a conscience,” by <i>The Atlantic</i> magazine. He was the Design Ethicist at Google …

Stanford University

These Photos Prove How Wild Burning Man Really Is

National Geographic photographer Aaron Huey went to Burning Man and all he brought back were these awesome photos.<p>Burning Man, an annual event in the desert of Nevada, describes itself as a "temporary metropolis dedicated to community, art, self-expression, and self-reliance." What started in 1986 …