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Whistleblower: ‘I knew people would misuse this.’ They did - to attack climate science | Dana Nuccitelli

Fake news propagates through the conservative media to the halls of Congress where science is under attack<p>This weekend, conservative media outlets launched an attack on climate scientists with a manufactured scandal. The fake news originated from an accusation made by former NOAA scientist John …

One simple practice that will dramatically increase your emotional intelligence

This is often a good thing. Think about it: Good reflexes can help you avoid a car accident or jump to a friend's aid without hesitation.<p>But we get into trouble when we let emotions rule those reactions. For example, how do you typically respond when:<p>You read an email that implies you dropped the …

The Question You Should Ask Yourself When You're Losing Motivation

<i>The Entrepreneur Insiders network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in America’s startup scene contribute</i> …

11 Things You Need to Sleep Better at Night

So you can wake up feeling more refreshed and alert.<p>What would you do for better-quality shut eye? Pay a million dollars? Name your first child after someone? Okay, maybe you wouldn't go that far — and that's fine, because you don't have to. These accessories are all intended to help you sleep more …

Michael Caine Once Smoked A Joint And Learned A Hilarious, Yet Undignified Lesson

When you think of cinema legend Michael Caine, you think of a lot of things, from <i>The Italian Job</i> to <i>Batman Begins</i> and everything in between. What you <i>don’t</i> think of, though, is marijuana. Michael Caine is too cool to be associated with such things, but it turns out he actually had a weed encounter …

Hubris takes them all down: This is why every president makes the same dumb mistakes

<b>(AP/Charles Dharapak/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)</b><p>We fight on both sides of wars. We think we can identify good terrorists and moderate rebels. We are always wrong<p>Mike Lofgren<p>January 10, 2016 10:59am (UTC)<p>From DEEP STATE: The Fall of the Constitution and the Rise of a Shadow Government<p><b>ISIS: Iraq War 3.0</b><p>…

POWER RANKINGS: Here's who has the best chance at being our next president

And heading into the new year, two candidates have firmly entrenched themselves as the front-runners in their respective parties.<p>On the Republican side, Donald Trump finds himself in perhaps his strongest position yet, leading all national polls and surveys of the early states of New Hampshire, …

Government

7 mental shifts that helped me become a millionaire by 22

In the last 12 months, I've generated a million dollars in commissions in one of the most competitive industries on the planet, where my average competitor is at least double my age with 10 times the tenure in the business.<p>I have a master's degree from a prestigious university, which I received …

Self-improvement

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The Ten Most Important Books To Expand Your Brain

Books suck. No question about it, almost everyone who writes a book is a crappy writer.<p>And this is a good thing.<p>It’s because the writer spent his …

Depersonalisation disorder: the condition you’ve never heard of that affects millions

Jane Charlton was not herself when she woke one day in April 2002, but it was more terrifying than any ordinary morning grogginess – and it did not shift for the best part of three years.<p>“It was a feeling of being fundamentally wrong in your own body,” Charlton says, attempting to describe what has …

The end of capitalism has begun

Without us noticing, we are entering the postcapitalist era. At the heart of further change to come is information technology, new ways of working and the sharing economy. The old ways will take a long while to disappear, but it’s time to be utopian<p>The red flags and marching songs of Syriza during …

20th Century

6 sample questions employers ask to assess your personality

These tests are used to gauge traits such as competence, work ethic, and emotional intelligence.<p>We reached out to Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic, Ph.D., CEO of Hogan Assessment Systems and a professor of business psychology at University College London, to find out more about these personality …

Employment

Gratitude: the latest self-help trend that could change your life

What if you could de-stress and double your energy with just two little words? Anna Hart says 'thank you' to the new self-help trend taking the world by storm<p>When was the last time you popped a cork to celebrate something? In my decade as a journalist, I’ve never once gone out with friends to …

The ugly war on gay rights: When “religious freedom” becomes “freedom from laws”

<b>(AP/Alonzo Adams/Reuters/Steve Nesius/WDG Photo via Shutterstock/Photo montage by Salon)</b><p>With gay marriage legal, Ted Cruz wants to undermine the Constitution in the name of “religious liberty”<p>Simon Maloy<p>July 3, 2015 9:59am (UTC)<p>When the Supreme Court decision in Obergefell v. Hodges came down and …

10 Effective Ways To Make You A Faster Learner

It’s a depressing adage we’ve all heard time and time again: <i>An increase in technology does not necessarily translate to an increase in …

Economics

5 of the most batsh*t offensive things GOP candidates have said about single mothers

<b>Scott Walker, Ted Cruz, Rand Paul, Jeb Bush (Reuters/AP/Sara Stathas/Kevin Lamarque/Stephan Savoia/David Manning)</b><p>Jeb Bush’s endorsement of “Scarlet Letter”-style shaming is only the tip of the iceberg<p>Jenny Kutner<p>July 3, 2015 7:00pm (UTC)<p>There are a lot of Republicans running for president in 2016, …

Jeb Bush

78 years ago, a journalist studied 500 rich men and boiled down their success into 13 steps

At the peak of Andrew Carnegie's career, he crossed paths with an impressive journalist named Napoleon Hill, who he trusted to document — and share with the world — the strategies that turned him into one of the wealthiest and most successful businessmen of all time.<p>"It was Mr. Carnegie's idea that …

Self-improvement

JetBlue Launches Direct Flights From New York to Cuba

JetBlue became the first major U.S. carrier on Friday to launch direct flights between New York City and Havana, Cuba, since the White House eased …

How ISIS’s ‘Attack America’ Plan Is Working

The terrorist group’s sophisticated social-media campaign is reaching its audience in the United States. What it does next has law enforcement …

This One Simple Thing Can Make Your Life Much Better

Many people have written to me saying they love all the research on bettering themselves but need that first step on how to shoehorn it in to their …

University of Pennsylvania

A SpaceX competitor just released plans they've been developing in secret for years that could revolutionize spaceflight

The warehouse belongs to one of Europe's leading aerospace companies, Airbus, and on June 5, the company unveiled design plans for a reusable Ariane rocket, made by the French-based company Arianespace.<p>Arianespace is a big competitor of the American company SpaceX, and SpaceX's promise for …

Space Travel

United Airlines CFO: Airbus A380 superjumbo 'doesn't work' for us

In an interview with Flightglobal's Edward Russell, United Airlines CFO John Rainey said the mammoth Airbus jet "doesn't work" for the airline's network.<p>Instead of the A380, United has concentrated its resources on cheaper and smaller wide-body jets, such as the Boeing 787 Dreamliner and the Airbus …

Men Are Misinformed About Sex - Here Are 5 Myths, Debunked

<i>(Photo: Getty Images)</i><p>Let's face it: Sex is on our minds all the time. We live it, breathe it and will do almost anything to get it. A man's sex drive is an innate, natural force. With sex and desire playing such important roles in our lives, you'd think we would all have a better grasp on it. …

The Best Way to Fly New York to London

Several airlines have attempted success at operating an all-business class route or an entire premium class airline. Remember EOS, MaxJet, and SilverJet? MGM Grand, and Midwest Express with its all first-class planes and warm cookies baked on board? Or Singapore Airlines' 18-hour non-stops between …

Texas gov poised to roll back 140-year-old open carry gun ban

The near-certain signing into law of an open-carry gun measure will send Texas back to the days of the Wild West – at least legislatively.<p>The bill, passed by the state Legislature and expected to earn Gov. Greg Abbott’s signature within the next week, would reverse a 140-year-old ban on carrying …

US museum must call Hiroshima and Nagasaki 'war crimes', say Japanese

Plans in United States for national parks to commemorate the Manhattan Project atomic bomb programme draw condemnation in Japan<p>A Japanese group is demanding that literature and displays in national parks in the United States being set up to commemorate the atomic bomb programme describe the attacks …

What marijuana really does to your brain

<b>(Shutterstock/Pe3k)</b><p>Opponents of legal cannabis say it leaves you fried, but research shows it can actually improve your mental health<p>LAURA DONOVAN<p>June 4, 2015 8:00am (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on ATTN:.<p>Those opposed to marijuana sometimes argue that the substance fries your brain, but …