Jenni Osgood

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Could This Be the Year Movies Stopped Mattering?

If you wanted to pinpoint the moment this year when it became clear that moviegoing had devolved from Culture-Conquering Pastime to merely Something …

What Is Mossack Fonseca, the Law Firm in the Panama Papers?

A global leader, the company has become famous for its expertise in creating shell companies—and infamous for its associations.<p>Jürgen Mossack was already a citizen of the world when he first hung his shingle in Panama City in 1977. Born in Germany and raised and educated in Panama, the …

The Panama Papers: Huge Protests in Iceland After Prime Minister Refuses to Resign | VICE News

Iceland's government is in tumult following the release of the Panama Papers, a massive document leak from a Panamanian law firm that has exposed the use of offshore tax havens and shell companies by various heads of state and other prominent members of the global elite.<p>The leak, which includes …

The Guardian view on the Panama Papers: secret riches and public rage | Editorial

Resentment of a financial elite has been simmering for years. Now the biggest-ever leak moves the focus to politicians. Tackling tax avoidance is the only way to restore trust<p>Thousands of companies, millions of documents and terabytes of data. The sprawling trail of secrets nestled within stretches …

After massive 'Panama Papers' document leak, rich and powerful around the world deny wrongdoing

From Vladimir Putin's best friend to the prime minister of Iceland and a revered soccer star, many of the world's rich and powerful on Monday were scurrying for cover after the release of the so-called Panama Papers, possibly one of the largest leaks of secret intelligence ever and one that …

Corruption

Panama Papers expose Pakistan's embattled prime minister to allegations of corruption

The disclosures contained in a massive leak of documents from a Panamanian law firm reverberated worldwide on Monday.<p>In Pakistan, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's government defended his children's ownership of offshore companies.<p>The embattled premier was one of several world leaders named in the …

Pakistan

Panama Papers: Here's What You Need To Know (So Far)

Over the past year, investigative journalists across the world have been sifting through 11.5 million internal files from the Panamanian law firm Mossack Fonseca.<p>The files were leaked to the German paper Süddeutsche Zeitung<i>,</i> which shared the huge trove with the International Consortium of …

Corruption

The Panama Papers Could Lead to Capitalism's Great Crisis

It’s hard to know where to start in tallying up the explosive revelations in the Panama Papers, an analysis of leaked documents from global law firm …

Economics

This Outerwear Brand Is Making Parkas Sexy

Now that another Thanksgiving is in the books, winter is officially upon us. We can expect sub-zero temperatures and extreme wind chills from …

Clothing

Dressing Under the Influence: I Picked Out All My Clothes Drunk for a Week

Sorry, Mom. You're welcome, internet.<p>Most of the stories I do that require me to wear/try/watch stuff end up with me going, "This was the worst idea I have ever had." But this time, when I decided it would be *fun* to pick out a week's worth of outfits intoxicated—which involved drinking a whole …

Clothing

Russia's Syria plan: Just the beginning

<b>The Russian proposal on Syria - it is perhaps an overstatement to describe this yet as a peace plan - represents the first statement of Moscow's view as to what should happen on the political front to bring about an end to the crisis.</b><p>Russia's military intervention has dramatically changed the …

Putin says Russia will not be drawn into new arms race | Reuters

SOCHI, Russia (Reuters) - President Vladimir Putin said on Wednesday that Russia is not going to get drawn into a new “arms race”.<p>Russian President Vladimir Putin chairs a meeting on the defense industry at the Bocharov Ruchei state residence in Sochi, Russia, November 10, 2015. REUTERS/Aleksey …

Syrians express opposition to Russian plan to end conflict

DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — A Russian proposal to end Syria's conflict that would include early presidential elections faced opposition from both sides on …

Today's Style Secret

We're keeping an eye on the red carpet, the It girls and the fashion bloggers who are innovating. Check back daily for the style how-tos.<p>We're keeping an eye on the red carpet, the It girls and the fashion bloggers who are innovating. Keep up with more style tips from 2015 here.

Why There Is No Magic Formula for Increasing Creativity

When starting any ritual, you have to figure out what works best for yourself.<p>Often, people make the case for adopting a particular habit by pointing to a renowned figure who practiced that habit, with great success. For instance…<p>Maybe we should live a life of quiet predictability, like Charles …

Creativity

How to Reduce Deforestation While Growing More Food

<i>By Mark Murphy, Cargill</i><p>Every week it seems another study, article or video details the threats to our planet posed by deforestation.<p>It’s commonly estimated that about 15 percent of global greenhouse gas emissions are linked to deforestation. A major driver of deforestation is agriculture, as …

Is 'face-ism' spoiling your life?

Your face can be your fortune or your downfall - and it's not just a question of beauty. Others may be unconsciously judging your features in ways you don't realise, says David Robson.<p>Imagine you grew up with a non-identical twin. You have the same upbringing, the same IQ, the same education, the …

Psychology

Here’s What Happened When a Guy Put His Failures Up Front In a Job-Hunting Experiment

A warts-and-all approach to job hunting sounds dubious, but it’s something Jeff Scardino is passionate about. He advocated for mostly-warts self-disclosure earlier this year on his website, The Relevant Resume, and now he’s putting his money where his CV is.<p>In his new video, <i>A Relevant Experiment</i>, …

Why Metaphors Beat The Snot Out Of Facts When It Comes To Motivating Action

Douglas Van Praet returns to tackle the magic of metaphors, and explain why they beat facts when it comes to creative persuasion.<p>Metaphors have long permeated creative expression from cave paintings to commercials. And there’s a good reason that Geico is “So easy, a cavemen can do it,” Prudential …