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How to Cure Anxiety Disorders and Depression: A New Answer

Curing Anxiety Disorders and Depression <br>... <i>A New Answer</i><p>Anxiety is part of being human, we all have it. And to get anxious in certain situations is …

The Islamic World Is at War With Itself, Not the West

Samuel Huntington miscalculated. Despite the immediate horror of the <i>Charlie Hebdo</i> affair, the coming century will be defined not by a clash of civilizations between the so-called Islamic World and its neighbors but by a <i>fissure</i>--whereby fault lines within the Greater Middle East break and bleed as …

The Real Story of How America Became an Economic Superpower

Adam Tooze's study of the two world wars traces a new history of the 20th century.<p>Very rarely, you read a book that inspires you to see a familiar story in an entirely different way. So it was with Adam Tooze’s astonishing economic history of World War II, <i>The Wages of Destruction</i>. And so it is …

19 Signs You're Literally Addicted to Your Partner

The symptoms are surprisingly common.<p>Although it can be unhealthy to fixate on another human being — particularly when the feeling isn't mutual — the human brain is wired to develop this kind of dependency.<p>"When you [first] fall in love, you can feel ecstatic like with initial drug or alcohol use," …

Google’s Translate App Can Now Use Your Camera to Translate the World in Real Time

If you’re ever in a situation in which you need to understand some text in a foreign language, getting a translation is now as free and easy as …

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Boko Haram emerges as brutal Islamic State of Africa

Boko Haram, with its chilling brutality, radical Islamic ideology and unstoppable seizure of Nigerian territory is quickly emerging as the Islamic State of Africa.<p>While much of the world has focused on the terror attacks in Paris and the Islamic militants' capture of swaths of Syria and Iraq, Boko …

Africa

One County Provides Preview Of China's Looming Aging Crisis

A decade from now, about 2025, experts predict that China's population will peak — reaching as high as 1.4 billion — and begin to steadily decline. Some of them are predicting that a shrinking, aging population could lead to a national crisis.<p>One way to peer into the future is to visit a county in …

Up close with Google's new and improved Project Ara prototype

Google has come a long way since it first publicly demoed a "working" Ara Prototype during Google I/O last summer. That device was big and didn't …

Prototypes

The Dos and Don'ts of LinkedIn

Because, really, what ARE the rules?<p>You rely on LinkedIn a lot, right? Us too, but here's an arresting professional thought: We're doing it wrong.<p>Like, <i>are</i> you supposed to accept all the invitations you get, or does that mess with the algorithm of your network (or something)? Is there a way to …

Employment