Ingi Eggert

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Me! Me! Me! Are we living through a narcissism epidemic?

From attention-seeking celebrities to digital oversharing and the boom in cosmetic surgery, narcissistic behaviour is all around us. How worried should we be about our growing self-obsession?<p>‘They unconsciously deny an unstated and intolerably poor self-image through inflation. They turn themselves …

Narcissism

The philosopher who studies the experience of coffee

Is coffee much deeper than it appears? David Robson meets a philosopher who certainly thinks so – he's attempting to use the drink to probe the human mind.<p>It’s like I’m drinking the dying embers of a log-fire – smoky and tinged with the tang of creosote. As I concentrate harder, I notice its …

Coffee

Britain’s election: The bigger picture by The Economist - Listen to music

Economics

Why land value taxes are so popular, yet so rare

Watch Jony Ive explain Apple's design process in a rare public interview

• Tech<br>• Science<br>• Culture<br>• More<p>Tech<p>Apple<br>• Google<br>• Microsoft<br>• Apps<br>• Photography<br>• Virtual Reality<br>• Business<br>• Design<br>• AI<br>• All Tech<p>Science<p>Space<br>• Energy<br>• Health<br>• Environment<br>• All Science<p>Culture<p>Web<br>• TV<br>• Film<br>• Games<br>• Comics<br>• Music<br>• All Culture<p>Cars<p>Ride-Sharing<br>• Cars<br>• Mass Transit<br>• Aviation<br>• Rideables<br>• Autonomy<br>• All …

9 Pimm’s Cup Recipes to Toast Wimbledon

Much like the Kentucky Derby, Wimbledon is the perfect excuse to trade your PBRs in for some fancy cocktails. So put on your Lacoste, dig out your cocktail shaker and try out these classic summer Pimm’s cup recipes. We rounded up nine of the best ways to enjoy the U.K.’s liquor of choice. Cheers, …

Hands Down, the Best Burger You’ll Ever Eat

Okay, we realize that’s quite a claim we’re making in the title of this post, but adjectives such as “amazing” and “awesome” just didn’t quite …

Machiavelli: Philosophy In An Hour

Niccolò Machiavelli’s name sends a shiver down the spine. More than 350 years after his death it remains almost synonymous with evil. Yet Machiavelli …

What is Existentialism? History of Existentialism, Existentialist Philosophy, Philosophers

<b>What is Existentialism?:</b><p>Existentialism is more a trend or tendency that can be found throughout the history of philosophy. Existentialism is hostile …

Schopenhauer: Philosophy In An Hour

Arthur Schopenhauer, the ‘philosopher of pessimism,’ makes it clear that he regards the world and our life in it as a bad joke. However, if the world …

Patients Lead The Way As Medicine Grapples With Apps

Christine Porter is hooked on the MyFitnessPal app. In October, after deciding to lose 50 pounds, Porter started typing in everything she eats, drinks and any exercise she gets.<p>"This is my main page here," says Porter. "It's telling me I have about 1,200 calories remaining for the day. When I want …

What Mark Twain Knew About Life (and Business, Love, Work, Travel)

Social norms are a powerful force but, as Mark Twain teaches us, any time you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and …

Does feel-bad TV make us feel good?

In The Fall, a police officer was shot dead in the back of the head in front of his son. In Coronation Street, Karl threw Sunita down the Rovers …

Fears over North Korean dam that 'killed' Kim Jong-il

The structural integrity of a hydroelectric dam in North Korea that is said to have driven Kim Jong-il to his death has been called into question.<p>Images from South Korean satellites show that the floodgates have been opened on the Huichon dam, in Jagang Province, and that the water level has fallen …

Developer Auction Begins Offering Free Intern Placement, Tests Expanding To Designers As It Pushes To Change Recruiting

Developer Auction, the startup that flips recruiting on its head by allowing engineers to put themselves up for bidding from companies in need of talent, is expanding its service to intern placement, as well as experimenting with auctions for designers.<p>The platform is fairly simple. Startups can …

Bon Appétit Magazine: Recipes, Cooking, Entertaining, Restaurants

How to hire good people instead of nice people

Usually, employers rapidly scan the resume of each job applicant looking for relevant education, skills, and work experience. They select 10 candidates for telephone calls, invite three in for interviews, and hire the one they <i>like</i> the best.<p>This is a bad way to hire because at best it gets you <i>nice</i> …

Employment

Top 10 MP3s of the Week (5/24)

Looking for a Memorial Day playlist? It might not get better than this. Then again, if you’re planning on spinning nothing but Marvin Gaye and Billy …

Berlin itinerary

Hit the highlights of Berlin with this three-day itinerary in the German capital.<p>DAY ONE<p>Start your Berlin exploration by seeing the city from above, preferably by booking ahead for an early lift ride up to the dome of the Reichstag. From here, stroll south past the Roma & Sinti Memorial to snap a …

Germany

Your Complete Guide To White Wine [Infographic]

Or, how to get smashed with class<p>So you're about to order a bottle of tasty white wine! Do you want dry, very dry, or off-dry? And what ratio of melon-ness to butterscotch-ness do you want? What about saltiness? Stonefruit-ness? If you don't know, your waiter will look at you through eyes swollen …

Episode 217: The Art Of Living At The Poverty Line

On today's Planet Money, we meet a single mother who makes $16,000 a year — and who managed to fund a vacation at a Caribbean resort with an interest-free loan from one of the world's largest banks.<p>Edith Calzado gets credit cards with teaser zero-percent interest rates — then transfers her balance …

Daniel Dennett: 'You can make Aristotle look like a flaming idiot'

Big thinkers make for big targets and they don't come much bigger, physically and intellectually, than Daniel Dennett. The tall, 71-year-old …

F. Scott Fitzgerald on the Secret to Great Writing: Letters of Advice to a Friend’s Teenage Daughter and to His Own

What is the secret of great writing? For David Foster Wallace, it was about fun. For Henry Miller, about discovery. Susan Sontag saw it as self-exploration. Many literary greats anchored it to their daily routines. And yet, the answer remains elusive and ever-changing.<p>In the fall of 1938, Radcliffe …