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Why We Hurt Each Other: Tolstoy’s Letters to Gandhi on Love, Violence, and the Truth of the Human Spirit

In 1908, Indian revolutionary Taraknath Das wrote to Leo Tolstoy, by then one of the most famous public figures in the world, asking for the author’s support in India’s independence from British colonial rule. On December 14, Tolstoy, who had spent the last twenty years seeking the answers to …

Janet Jackson Tells Fans She Didn’t Want Instagram Accounts Suspended

Janet Jackson addressed her fans after some of them found their Instagram accounts were suspended or their uploaded media content removed. Several …

Alleged theft by FBI agent places prosecutions in jeopardy

<b>Los Angeles (CNN) —</b> For two years, investigators decoded text messages, conducted surveillance and leaned on informants to unravel a drug trafficking network that allegedly distributed heroin and methamphetamine in a city park and California prisons.<p>The painstaking work resulted in a sweeping …

Notes on the End of Restaurant Tipping

The news this week that Danny Meyer will eliminate tipping in his restaurants shook up—or, at least, made slightly tremble, like a good panna cotta—people who like to eat out in New York. Although arguments for the abolition of tipping have been around for a while, and Meyer is not even the first …

VW says newer motor may also have had trick software

BERLIN (AP) — German automaker Volkswagen said Thursday that the U.S. cars identified as having been fitted with software to cheat on emissions tests …

Automotive Industry

German state files criminal complaint after VW file disappears

Staff report that documents on carmaker’s emissions scandal have vanished from chancellery of Lower Saxony<p>The Volkswagen scandal has taken a new twist, as a file on the case mysteriously disappeared from the state chancellery of Lower Saxony, where the company has its headquarters.<p>Lower Saxony …

On saying "no": creativity, self-care, privilege, and knowing your limits

Austin "Steal Like an Artist" Kleon has posted a fantastic meditation on the idea that "creative people say no" -- the idea that you have to say no …

Read Joe Biden's Speech About Not Running for President

Vice President Joe Biden announced that he will not run for president in a Rose Garden appearance Wednesday.<p>Here is a running transcript of his …

Five questions on Hillary Clinton and the Benghazi committee

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Hillary Clinton

Review: Trey Anastasio, 'Paper Wheels'

<i>Note: NPR's audio for First Listens comes down after the album is released. However, you can still listen with the Spotify playlist at the bottom of the page.</i><p>In his main job as the guitarist and lead singer of Phish, Trey Anastasio has long been part of an unusual yearly ritual: the Halloween …

It's Strange (Ft. K.Flay)

An Education in Personal Finance

Everyone needs an education in personal finance. It’s one critical subject missing from classroom curriculums. When the transition from childhood to adulthood begins, personal finance—money management, investment advice, understanding the merits of a 401K—becomes essential to our development.<p>The …

Personal Finance

Annoyed by Loud Chewing? The Problem Is You

If a loved one’s lip smacking bothers you, you need to learn to cope, therapists say; Don’t try to change a chewer<p>Christine Robinson was looking forward to a date night with her husband, Robert. She grilled flatbread veggie pizza, opened a bottle of Cabernet and lighted some candles.<p>Her husband …

Wall Street

Inside the creation of the Microsoft Surface Book

No one saw it coming: The Surface Book, history’s first Microsoft laptop (or notebook, if you prefer). And has there ever been a more apt setting for …

5 Balance and Stability Workouts: The Country’s Best Studios for Centering Yourself

To what lengths will you go to feel centered? Actor <b>Joseph Gordon-Levitt</b> learned the gravity-defying art of high-wire walking (in addition to cultivating a believable <i>and</i> alluring French accent) to play the incomparable <b>Philippe Petit</b> in the new film <i>The Walk</i>, in wide release Friday. Petit is the …

The Next 10 Years Of Automation And What It Might Mean For The Job Market

After decades of subtle developments that largely went unnoticed by much of the working world, artificial intelligence (AI) has taken center stage in the last 2-3 years as a “hot” technology.<p>From Google’s surge of acquisitions (DeepMind, Boston Dynamics, etc.), to increased venture capital …

Artificial Intelligence

Mom Creates Dreamlike Art Using Just Her iPhone And Kids

These images will transport you to a world somewhere between magic and reality.<p>Don't ever say an iPhone can't be used for good things.<p>Ali Jardine, a mother of two, photographs her children with an iPhone and uses editing apps to create breathtaking pieces of art. The pictures are a powerful …

Fairy Tales

Trying to Lose Weight? 3 Foods That Help You Stay Full Longer

<i>By Laurel Leicht , Glamour</i><p>When you're out to eat, ordering a vegetable soup is a way healthier move than reaching into the bread basket. But it's not just about the calories you'll save. Hot liquids can also help you feel more full, so you'll actually eat less by the time your entrée comes. Since …

Nutrition

How Colleges Stop Depressed Students From Returning To Campus

Students deemed too risky for campus are put on medical leave that can end up being permanent. How can schools balance students' rights with campus safety concerns?<p>Early in the morning on Oct. 10, 2014, Dave woke up to the Northwestern University campus police knocking on his dorm room door. They …

100 Percent Is Overrated

People labeled “smart” at a young age don’t deal well with being wrong. Life grows stagnant.<p>At whatever age smart people develop the idea that they are smart, they also tend to develop vulnerability around relinquishing that label. So the difference between telling a kid “You did a great job” and …

Self-improvement

BET Awards 2015 highlights: Kendrick Lamar, Bad Boy & more

The 15th annual BET Awards were a total treat on Sunday night, with a special tribute to Janet Jackson, a Bad Boy Records reunion, and show-stopping …

12 Incredible American Mansions That Are Open to the Public

What used to be homes for the rich are now playgrounds for history lovers and architecture buffs.<p>What used to be homes for the rich are now playgrounds for history lovers and architecture buffs.