Jaime Cuadra

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Interstellar: The Most Nolan-y Christopher Nolan Movie Yet

Five things you'll see in this and every other Nolan movie.<p><b>Leaving earth for the far reaches of the galaxy,</b> Christopher Nolan may seem to chart new territory in <i>Interstellar</i>, but the director's latest remains in lockstep with his other movies. For the past 16 years, since his feature debut <i>Following</i> …

Construction

Even Today, the Freshness of Your Fish Is Still a Mystery

Plus: Something we can learn from the Japanese about their fish<p>Old timers on Pier 45 in San Francisco can recall when our local King Salmon was split, salted, and packed in barrels, much of it sold exclusively to smokehouses because it was too old to eat fresh. Boats on 9-14 day trips out to sea …

Aquaculture

10 Subtle Cultural Mistakes You May Make Doing Business in China

Any preconceived notion of China by Western businesspeople is a falsification, for China is infinitely more complex a place than can be imagined. <b>Eden</b> …

Gail Reed: Where to train the world's doctors? Cuba.

Has Capitalism Reached A Turning Point?

In the early 16th Century, the movement objecting to the flagrant greed and corruption in the Roman Catholic Church, now known as the Protestant Reformation, got under way in earnest. In 1517 in Germany, Martin Luther posted his “Ninety-Five Theses.” At about the same time in Switzerland, Huldrych …

Moshe Safdie: How to reinvent the apartment building

The Kids of the World Cup

The young players you will see in Brazil will most likely be the stars of tomorrow<p>Here’s a pretty small number for you: 736.<p>Out of all of the …

Soccer

16 Of The Most Profound Jokes Ever Told

In a Quora thread, users answered the question, "What are some of the most profound jokes ever?" Their responses touch on heavier topics like death, philosophy, and religion. Many of the punch lines are comments on how people live or instructions on how they should live.<p>Here are some of our …

Mexico City

Why Goldman Sachs Got it Wrong on Bitcoin

"Bitcoin likely can't work as a currency, but some sense that the ledger-based technology that underlies it could hold promise," concludes a Goldman …

Blockchain

How to plan a round-the-world trip

Itʼs the ultimate trip: circumnavigating the planet, and stopping off wherever takes your fancy. Great for travellers who want to see it all, or who are just plain indecisive. But booking a round-the-world (RTW) trip can be a complex business. Hereʼs our guide to getting started.<p>How to do it<p>The …

Western Australia

Brunei Is About to Implement Sharia Law

The tiny, exceptionally wealthy Southeast Asian nation of Brunei rarely makes headlines, unless one of its absurdly loaded royals names his yacht <i>Tits</i> (which actually happened). But this week Brunei will institute Sharia law on its Muslim...<p><i>A billboard promoting the many talents of the</i> …

Religion

Winners of the 2014 Sony World Photography Awards, Part I

The Sony World Photography Awards have announced the winners of their Open, Youth, and National Award competitions today. The winners were selected from over 70,000 entries submitted by photo enthusiasts and amateurs from across the world. Overall winners and the judging of the final categories are …

15 Famous Landmarks Zoomed Out To Show Their Surroundings

This collection of photographs of majestic landmarks around the world do a great job of just how important framing, perspective and lighting are to a …

48 epic dream hotels to visit before you die

A GOOD HOTEL CAN MAKE or break a trip. The worst hotel in the best place is still going to make retiring after a long day an unfortunate experience. …

The Liberation of Steve McQueen

The Oscar-nominated director of '12 Years a Slave' is ready to put his anger aside<p>A decade and a half ago, the British filmmaker Steve McQueen took a …

Are we sexual omnivores? | Christopher Ryan

Why Google doesn’t care about hiring top college graduates

Google has spent years analyzing who succeeds at the company, which has moved away from a focus on GPAs, brand name schools, and interview brain teasers.<p>In a conversation with The New York Times’ Tom Friedman, Google’s head of people operations, Laszlo Bock, detailed what the company looks for. And …

Employment

The Logic Behind Facebook’s Recent Moves

Recently, two Princeton graduate students released a study predicting the demise of Facebook by 2017, using concepts from epidemiology. No quicker had the media reported the results of the study than numerous rebuttals were posted. A few Facebook data scientists had great fun by posting their …

How Emotionally Intelligent Are You? Here's How To Tell

What makes some people more successful in work and life than others? IQ and work ethic are important, but they don't tell the whole story. Our <i>emotional</i> intelligence -- the way we manage emotions, both our own and those of others -- can play a critical role in determining our happiness and …

The Congressman Who Went Off the Grid

Roscoe Bartlett spent 20 years on Capitol Hill. Now he lives in a remote cabin in the woods, prepping for doomsday.<p>When Roscoe Bartlett was in Congress, he latched onto a particularly apocalyptic issue, one almost no one else ever seemed to talk about: America’s dangerously vulnerable power grid. …

Amazon Turned a Flaw into Gold with Advanced Problem-Solving

<i>“It’s not that I’m so smart, it’s just that I stay with problems longer.”</i><p>— Albert Einstein<p>Several years ago, Amazon was struggling with scaling its e-commerce infrastructure and realizing that many of its internal software projects took too long to implement, a major pain point from a competitive …

The Insanity Of Bitcoin, Explained

There’s no better way to appreciate the trippiness of the digital currency Bitcoin than this hallucinatory animated video.<p>If you’ve been paying attention to the news, you might have heard that digital currency Bitcoin is currently the talk of Wall Street after skyrocketing in value to trade at over …

Bitcoin

Accelerating Change at Microsoft

A recent Wall Street Journal article quotes Steve Ballmer as saying: “the best way for Microsoft to enter a new era is with a new leader who will accelerate change.” Amen to that.<p>Since I didn’t load up on Microsoft stock when Mr. Ballmer took the reins, I have no personal peeve against him. In …

Who Advises the Entrepreneur?

If you’re leading a startup business with potential for high growth, one of the most valuable things you should do early on is to set up an advisory board. Scaling an enterprise is hard work, and you only stand to benefit from drawing on perspectives, experience, and networks that augment your own. …

The Unofficial Goldman Sachs Guide To Being A Man

For that very reason, @GSElevator— in collaboration with John Carney (@Carney) of CNBC.com— presents a fresh, and hopefully thoughtful, look at what it means to be a man today.<p>Stop talking about where you went to college.<p>Always carry cash. Keep some in your front pocket.<p>Rebel from business casual. …

Goldman Sachs

What The Founding Fathers Said About Success Will Change Your Approach To Life

Of all American pastimes, perhaps the most popular is musing about what the Founding Fathers would have thought about this or that issue. But on one issue in particular, there's no guesswork necessary: the Founding Fathers spoke and wrote volumes about what it means to lead a successful life.<p>And …

The Benefits of Negative Feedback

I recently gave a lunchtime “author’s talk” at Children’s Hospital in Boston and, although I thought the talk went well, somebody in the audience didn’t like it at all. On the evaluation form, the person in question wrote a single word in the comment box: <i>CONFUSING</i>.<p>Thank you, whoever you are. While …