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Tesla just transformed the Model S into a nearly driverless car

The most fun thing about driving a Tesla Model S might be not driving at all. The electric car company has unveiled a new software update that will allow its Model S cars to automatically steer, change lanes, and park on their own.<p>But don’t call the Model S an autonomous car—it’s not quite there …

Autonomous Cars

10 Haunting Documentaries That Are Stranger Than Fiction

Featuring serial killers, brutal maulings, and unsolved mysteries, documentaries can be far creepier than anything George Romero has ever …

How Dancers Think When They Dance

by <b>David Kohn</b> | photo by <b>Toni Gauthier</b><p><b>Neuroscientists haven’t really explored</b> how movement and thought interact, largely because it’s hard for anyone …

The 10 Best True Crime Documentaries On Netflix Right Now

<b>Last Updated: December 1st</b><p>In case you were somehow unaware:<p>The world isn’t just made up of good guys and bad guys.<br>• People in jail didn’t necessarily commit the crimes for which they were convicted…<br>• but <i>some</i> of them did.<br>• Criminal activity isn’t innate and doesn’t happen in a vacuum.<br>• The economy …

Entertainment

5 social entrepreneurship must-reads

Social entrepreneurship is on the rise and has become increasingly popular in the last three decades. Social entrepreneurship is seen as a new way of …

Entrepreneurship

How South Korea became the first country to start international adoptions

It was the early 1950s, at the height of the Cold War. The Korean conflict was coming to an end and the peninsula was divided. There were more than 100,000 war orphans, not to mention the thousands of biracial GI babies who were deemed unacceptable to Korean society.<p>Some of the earliest efforts …

North Korea

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NATIONAL<p>It was just Valentines! What word could be more meaningful than LOVE, in the many splendored ways. How many? Let's watch.<p>"We have the right …

New Research: If You Want To Scale Impact, Put Financial Results First

Entrepreneurs who lead for-profit, social enterprises face a unique challenge: they must simultaneously create financial value for their investors and social value for those they seek to serve. Having two missions, however, sometimes creates conflicts that can slow companies’ growth.<p>Endeavor …

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An Oral History of the West African Village That Has Been in South Carolina for Four Decades

Oyotunji is an unlikely outpost of the Yoruba religion, a place where people can live lives devoted to worshipping their ancestors and honoring their culture.<p>The king on his throne. All photos of an ancestor worship ceremony at Oyotunji by the author<p>At the tail end of the 1960s, elements within the …

Black History

11 things we learned about social enterprise in international development

As donor governments cut aid budgets, here’s what the experts say about the role of social enterprise in filling the gap<p>Read the live chat in full<p><b>1. The scale of social enterprises varies globally</b><br>Bangladesh has the powerhouses of Brac and Grameen. “It’s the home of microfinance and Brac’s social …

Conscience

What Happens When A Black Man And A White Woman Speak For Each Other

Darius Simpson and Scout Bostley begin to speak into their individual microphones -- but then they stop, switch mics and start talking again.<p>In the video below from the 2015 College Unions Poetry Slam Invitational, the two Eastern Michigan University students perform their spoken word poem "Lost …

Poetry Slam

Rachel Dolezal and White Parasitism: New Media Frenzy; Old Colonial Violence

The emotion that Rachel Dolezal evokes in me is visceral disgust. The thought that Rachel Dolezal evokes in me is as if I am confronting every single …

Feminism

11 documentaries that will make you smarter about business

From a film on Wal-Mart's business practices to one on aspiring sommeliers, each will simultaneously entertain and educate you about business.

Dot-com
Entrepreneurship

Taking the Pulse of Investment in Social Enterprise (SSIR)

Social investment markets are growing around the globe and—as efforts like the G8 Social Impact Investment Taskforce indicate—they are increasingly …

Five Tips On Becoming A Successful Social Entrepreneur

You're reading Entrepreneur Middle East, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>We know that success doesn’t come overnight. All entrepreneurs know too well. For The Venture’s global report, <i>Redefining Success in a Changing World</i>, more than 550 social entrepreneurs were surveyed about how …

Entrepreneurship

5 Reasons Creative Geniuses Like Einstein, Twain and Zuckerberg Had Messy Desks – And Why You Should Too

<i>On the day Einstein died, Time photographer Ralph Morse eschewed the crowds of reporters and other photojournalists gathered at Princeton Hospital,</i> …

Creativity

Is Post-Racialism an Implicit Bias?

On March 9, a 15-year old Brooklyn teenager was viciously attacked by a group of girls inside a local McDonald's. Video of the incident shows five or six girls repeatedly punching and kicking the victim, even stomping on her head as she is huddled in a ball on the floor. Both the victim and her …

Stereotypes

The science of why cops shoot young black men

Looking for news you can trust?<br>Subscribe to our free newsletters.<p>“You’re not, like, a total racist bastard,” David Amodio tells me. He pauses. …

Academia’s gender gap persists

New research suggests that women remain grossly underpublished, even as the number of female authors has increased<p>`I don’t think most of us need any more generalizations or anecdotal evidence about the gender gap in our culture, since we know it’s there, and most of the time we’re trying to find …

If Prince George were born in Sierra Leone

A new documentary examines the lottery of childbirth — and the odds stacked against women in the developing world<p>Excitement reached a fever pitch Monday as one of the most anticipated babies of modern times made his debut as His Royal Highness Prince George of Cambridge. However, the new third in …