Isaac Burke

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These Are the 50 Hottest Startups to Work For Right Now

Fine-tune your resume now.<p>Forget everything you thought you knew about the country’s hottest startups. In 2018, you don’t have to be in tech — or …

Startups

I Am Part of the Resistance Inside the Trump Administration

<i>The Times is taking the rare step of publishing an anonymous Op-Ed essay. We have done so at the request of the author, a senior official in the Trump administration whose identity is known to us and whose job would be jeopardized by its disclosure. We believe publishing this essay anonymously is</i> …

Donald Trump

Trump Furious That Woodward’s Book Is Written at Seventh-Grade Reading Level

WASHINGTON (The Borowitz Report)—Donald J. Trump obtained an advance copy of Bob Woodward’s new book Monday evening and was “furious” to discover that Woodward had written it at a seventh-grade reading level, a White House aide has confirmed.<p>The aide, who spoke on condition of anonymity, said that …

Donald Trump

Why Ayanna Pressley’s Upset Win In Massachusetts Isn’t Really Like Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s

When Michael Capuano became mayor of Somerville, Massachusetts (my hometown), in 1990, the post-industrial streetcar suburb a few miles north of …

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

Bob Woodward: Trump's aides stole his papers 'to protect the country'

<b>(CNN) —</b> <i>WARNING: This story contains graphic language.</i><p>President Donald Trump's closest aides have taken extraordinary measures in the White House to try to stop what they saw as his most dangerous impulses, going so far as to swipe and hide papers from his desk so he wouldn't sign them, according to …

Donald Trump

A Debate Over ‘Rational Suicide’

On a March morning in 1989, Robert Shoots was found dead in his garage in Weir, Kan. He had run a tube from the tailpipe of his beloved old Chrysler to the front seat, where he sat with a bottle of Wild Turkey. He was 80.<p>His daughter wishes he had mentioned this plan when they spoke by phone the …

Mental Disorders

This 30-Minute Workout Builds Muscle and Burns Fat in Less Than Half the Time of a Normal Workout

How working with an Army Ranger helped me achieve twice the results in less than half the time.<p>For many years, I exercised for at least one hour a day, five days a week. It seemed legitimate, yet I never felt as fit as I expected given the time I invested.<p>Then I discovered a workout that achieved …

Exercise

18 Proven Ways to Stay Focused That Increase Productivity

The only sure way to get everything done is to do one thing at a time.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Productivity doesn’t happen by accident. Accomplishing all the things you need and want to do requires forethought and planning, along with a continuous supply of …

Time Management

25 incredibly useful things you didn’t know Google Docs could do

Whether you’re a Google Docs newbie or an old pro, you’ll learn something–or several somethings–from this how-to extravaganza.<p>When you’re working in a word processor, every second you save matters. And while Google Docs may seem simple on the surface, it’s practically overflowing with out-of-sight …

Google Docs

How to be human: the man who was raised by wolves

Abandoned as a child, Marcos Rodríguez Pantoja survived alone in the wild for 15 years. But living with people proved to be even more difficult.<p>By Matthew Bremner<p>The first time Marcos Rodríguez Pantoja ever heard voices on the radio, he panicked. “Fuck,” he remembers thinking, “those people have …

Podcasting

John McCain’s Final Letter to America

“We weaken our greatness … when we hide behind walls, rather than tear them down; when we doubt the power of our ideals, rather than trust them to be the great force for change they have always been.”<p><i>On Monday morning in Arizona, Senator John McCain’s former campaign manager Rick Davis, acting as a</i> …

Owe

The Mystery of People Who Speak Dozens of Languages

What can hyperpolyglots teach the rest of us?<p>Last May, Luis Miguel Rojas-Berscia, a doctoral candidate at the Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics, in the Dutch city of Nijmegen, flew to Malta for a week to learn Maltese. He had a hefty grammar book in his backpack, but he didn’t plan to open …

These 3 Email Templates Have Helped Entrepreneurs Raise Millions

Email is still one of the most effective tools for startup fundraising. The question most have is what to send? This series of email templates make it super easy to leverage this free method of communication to raise the money entrepreneurs need to launch and fuel new ventures.<p><b><br>The Power of …

Entrepreneurship

7 PR Tools That Will Help You Earn And Track Media Attention

PR trends will continue to force the industry to evolve, and keeping up isn’t always going to be easy. But building a modern PR plan and taking advantage of the right PR tools can make a big difference. Below are seven tools that can help your team earn and measure media attention in the age of …

Media Industry

How to Grow Cannabis In Your Garden

By Brian Barth<p>The federal government still considers it a crime to grow or possess cannabis, but 30 states have now legalized it to varying degrees. …

Cannabis

A universal way to solve problems, from a mathematical genius

It took Claude Shannon about a decade to fully formulate his seminal theory of information.<p>He first flirted with the idea of establishing a common foundation for the many information technologies of his day (like the telephone, the radio, and the television) in graduate school.<p>It wasn’t until 1948, …

Mathematics

If Trump shot Michael Cohen in broad daylight, here's what Republicans would say | Lawrence Douglas and Alexander George

<b>The New York Times:</b><p>Breaking news<b>:</b> in an eerie echo of Donald Trump’s infamous campaign trail remark – “I could stand in the middle of Fifth Avenue and shoot somebody and I wouldn’t lose voters” – many witnesses report, and CCTV footage obtained by the Times confirms, that early this morning the …

Opinion (UK)

Why Trump Supporters Believe He Is Not Corrupt

What the president’s supporters fear most isn’t the corruption of American law, but the corruption of America’s traditional identity.<p>On Wednesday morning, the lead story on FoxNews.com was not Michael Cohen’s admission that Donald Trump had instructed him to violate campaign-finance laws by paying …

Donald Trump

What Our Sex Sounds Say About Us

The first time I had sex, everything surprised me, but two things in particular: One was that condoms, if opened quickly, can shoot at your face like …

Grunt

Catholic Sexual Abuse Crisis Deepens As Authorities Lag In Response

A two-year grand jury investigation in Pennsylvania resulted in what the state's attorney general, Josh Shapiro, called "the largest, most comprehensive report into child sex abuse in the Catholic Church ever produced in the United States."<p>But the report, released Tuesday, was not the first. In …

10 Lower Body Exercises That Will Save Your Knees

Build strong legs -- without terrible knee pain.<p>Everybody has to squat.<p>The exercise is one of the most basic and functional movement patterns you can do, and it builds total-body muscle and strength like nothing else. But who says you have to do it with a barbell on your back? If you’ve been …

Workouts

Delete old iOS backups to free up tons of space on your Mac

I was shocked to discover that the biggest chunk of data occupying my MacBook's ($1,269 at Amazon.com) limited storage were iOS files. Needless iOS files, to be exact. I was unknowingly storing iPhone ($825 at Amazon Marketplace) backups on my Mac for an iPhone and an iPad ($345 at Amazon …

MacBook Pro

We may finally know why marijuana helps people with chronic gut problems

And it could have implications for other inflammation, too.<p>As John Mayer tells us (and tells us, and tells us), your body is a wonderland. When it comes to microbial life, this holds especially true for your gut. There, hundreds of residential species eat, breed, and excrete waste. Somehow, your …

Research

The Inmate I Took Under My Wing Didn't Survive Prison

I failed to realize that staying out of trouble is as much about mental health as it is about physical safety.<p><i>This article was published in collaboration with the Marshall Project. Sign up for their newsletter.</i><p>The day I saved Dana, I broke my streak. In all my years as a correctional officer, I had …

Blood-Sucking Invasive Tick Species Spreading Across United States

In September of last year, New Jersey-based entomologist Tadhgh Rainey was contacted by the owner of a tick-infested pet sheep. When he went to check …

Pride and prejudice? The Americans who fly the Confederate flag

It was 1957 when little Lindy Luby’s great-uncle showed up at her house near Benton, Mississippi, where the family had lived for generations. He was a justice of the peace in Yazoo City, the gateway to the fertile, brutal lands of the Delta.<p>“Effie, it’s just been a bad day,” the lawman said to his …

Black History

Why Religious Health Care Restrictions Often Take Patients By Surprise

When Angela Valavanis was deciding where she wanted to give birth, she didn’t give the matter much thought. Her obstetrician was affiliated with …

An astronaut photographed the 'blood moon' from the International Space Station, and his pictures are haunting

German astronaut Alexander Gerst, a geophysicist and spaceflight veteran, launched toward the International Space Station (ISS) on June 6.<p>In the short time the European Space Agency astronaut has been in orbit, he's done some stunning photography of Earth and the moon.<p>On Friday, Gerst watched and …

Paris, Chicago and Beyond: How to Have a Luxury Trip for Much Less Than You Think

Luxury travel can be experienced in two ways: by paying top dollar or by paying less. Given the choice, wouldn’t you pick the latter?<p>Of course, the idea of what luxury travel is can differ depending on the person. For some, it means hotels with butlers and fancy sheets and flying first class; for …

Buenos Aires

How Trump Lost Re-election in 2020

<i>Last week, my colleague Bret Stephens imagined</i> <i>a news article on the morning after President Trump’s re-election</i><i>. Today, I imagine a different outcome.</i><p>In the end, it was a lot simpler than it often seemed.<p>Donald J. Trump, who spent much of the past four years as a historically unpopular president, …