Jeremy Richards

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C.S. Lewis on Equality and Our Core Misconception About Democracy

“The tempter always works on some real weakness in our own system of values: offers food to some need which we have starved.”<p><i>“The notion of obligations comes before that of rights, which is subordinate and relative to the former,”</i> wrote the great French philosopher Simone Weil shortly before her …

Great Scifi Movies You May Have Missed in 2016 (But Shouldn't Have)

It’s a holiday weekend, which probably means you have some down time. What better activity, while you’re digesting that leftover Turkey, than …

Tom Hiddleston

The Spectacle Of Lesbian Sex In Prestige Cinema

The Handmaiden is the latest in a string of critically acclaimed lesbian films directed by male auteurs that reduce queer women's bodies to a beautiful spectacle. (Warning: spoilers ahead.)<p><b>The last sex scene</b> of Park Chan-wook’s new erotic thriller <i>The</i> <i>Handmaiden</i> prominently features a sparkly pair of …

Mainstream Media

The sometimes excruciating realities of childbirth are depicted in Chinese documentary 'This Is Life'

The Chinese documentary, "This Is Life," directed by Chen Weijun, opens with an instrumental "Ave Maria" playing over the sound of crying newborn babies while a camera floats angelically above the fray of a hospital floor. It's the single moment of respite in the film until the end, where the film …

New technology makes solar panels 70% more efficient

Researchers at Technion Israel Institute of Technology recently made a breakthrough in solar cell technology that could boost efficiency of existing …

Clean Energy

The Best Vanguard Funds

Many investors use funds as their primary way to put their money to work, and the Vanguard Group has been a leader in making low-cost funds available for their clients to invest in. In particular, Vanguard is especially well-known for its top-performing index funds, which are among its most popular …

These 7 Free Podcasts Will Save You $100,000 On a Wharton MBA | Inc.com

I had a great experience studying for my MBA at Wharton. I learned about subjects I had never studied at college or picked up in my first job as an account manager at an advertising agency: Finance, accounting, marketing, organizational theory, operations, business law, negotiation strategies, and …

Entrepreneurship

Are There Really More Hate Crimes At Schools Following Donald Trump's Election?

The stories tend to sound the same: swastikas in school bathrooms; gangs of white men in #MAGA shirts harassing women in hijabs; racist sticky notes.<p>Emboldened young supporters of President-elect Donald Trump, we are told, have taken his triumph and turned it into an opportunity to harass, …

Crime

10 Books That Can Change Your Life in One Long Weekend | Inc.com

<i>I want to read 52 books in 52 weeks. Which books changed your life? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Will Chou, Self development blogger who uses science-backed evidence at willyoulaugh.com,</b> …

Productivity

Read This Gorgeous, Heartbreaking Story From the Attack on Titan Anthology Comic

Hajime Isayama’s blockbuster manga about a world beset by giant, naked, human-eating monstrosities is a hit not just in its native Japan, but around …

Why did Americans support Trump? Economic powerlessness

To those with average and low incomes, his simple slogan ‘make America great again’ sounded like ‘make you great again’<p>The US president-elect, Donald Trump, campaigned in part on a proposal to cut taxes dramatically for those with high incomes, a group whose members often have elite educations as …

Economics

10 Foods Highest In Vitamin D That You Should Include In Your Diet

With today's indoor modern lifestyle and poor diet, many of us lack vitamin D. Here's how to add more of the sunshine vitamin to your diet.

Get Your Personal Finances in Order for 2017 by Reading These 8 Books | Inc.com

Just about nobody would say 2016 has been smooth sailing. Between a divisive election, the loss of a host of cultural icons, and seemingly endless international turmoil, it seems like this year has been determined to wear us all down with bad news and hard times.<p>But 2017 can be different. You can't …

Personal Finance

15 Bulletproof Strategies for Achieving Your Goals

Mom used to tell me I could do anything I set my mind to. Mom was right.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Everyone has goals in life. We all want to achieve something, big or small, no matter who we are. Yet, we don't always have the wherewithal to see things through. We …

Motivation

Watch Drake Lip Sync to Taylor Swift in New Apple Music Ad

Remember Apple Music’s commercial featuring Taylor Swift rapping along to Drake and Future’s “Jumpman” that ended with Swift face-planting a …

Taylor Swift

12 new movie trailers you need to watch from this past week

If you thought last week’s trailers were awesome, then grab some popcorn. We have a few exciting clips for you, including the first full trailers for …

Movies

The 7 Books That Explain 2016 | Inc.com

Regardless of your political and cultural viewpoint, 2016 was an astounding year, full of surprises. As I've struggled to understand what's happened and why, I find myself frequently turning to these seven well-written, thoughtful books.<p>Five were published in 2016 and thus are in the running for my …

Great Depression

To Keep Your Data Secure, Think Like a Hacker | Inc.com

Businesses are constantly tasked with protecting, defending and monitoring ever-changing digital threats. As more and more attacks are successful, it is critical that we evolve the way we think about our approach to cybersecurity.<p>No matter the safeguards in place, hackers manage to find a way into …

Cybersecurity

10 Gadgets to Improve Your Focus At Work and More

Have you ever felt tired at work after undergoing few days of continuous work load? We all do. And it’s quite natural to feel that way. But what’s …

5 Habits That Make Your Mind and Body Amazingly Strong

Learn something new every day.<p><i>What are the best ways to stay mentally and physically active throughout the day? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Nela Canovic, Productivity hacker, writer,</b> …

Commuting

Veterans Day 2016: 7 War Movies To Watch On Netflix

On Nov. 11, America will honor military veterans who served in the United States Armed Forces with Veterans Day. While Memorial Day is a designed to …

How Do Dividend Payments Affect My Taxes?

There are two ways to make money from buying stocks. The first is to sell your shares for a price that's higher than what you originally paid, and the second is to hold your shares and collect dividends.<p>Dividend stocks can provide a nice income stream for investors of all ages, but if your …

10 smart money tips that take 10 minutes

Whatever your financial goals — from building a nest egg to flying the coop for a dream vacation — you’re only 10 minutes away from being a step …

Twelve ways to get healthier right now

Illustrations by Joren Cull for The Globe and Mail<p>Get out the calendar<p>Forget New Year’s resolutions. Let’s start a new tradition: monthly goals. Old habits die hard. So why not break your big objective into smaller, more manageable pieces? Aim to change one little thing each month. You could start …

OneHalf

The 13 Best Hiking Trails in the World (Photos)

Summer is finally here! Take advantage of the beautiful weather and hike one of the world’s best trails.