Jennifer Loveland

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Wikipedia, the Last Bastion of Shared Reality

The culture wars are coming for the best utopian project of the early internet. Can it survive the informational anarchy that’s disrupted the rest of media?<p>The ever-widening maelstrom surrounding tweets by Sarah Jeong, the latest hire by the <i>New York Times</i> editorial board, may consume all the atoms …

Journalism

The 5 Causes of Suffering According to Buddhism And How You Can Overcome Them

We all encounter mental roadblocks in life. To feelings of self-doubt to anxiety and depression, mental hindrances can be extremely tough to deal …

Meditation

Europe’s heatwave is forcing nuclear power plants to shut down

Nuclear power is one of the world’s biggest sources of carbon-free electricity. But it has an Achilles’ heel: it needs lots of water to operate.<p>That’s bad news right now. Europe’s heatwave—which led to wildfires in Greece and Sweden, droughts in central and northern parts, and made the normally …

Nuclear Energy

Scientists Have Uncovered a Disturbing Climate Change Precedent

During the rise of mammals, Earth's temperatures spiked in a scary way that the planet may experience again soon.<p>They were strange days at the beginning of the age of mammals. The planet was still hungover from the astonishing disappearance of its marquee superstars, the dinosaurs. Earth’s newest …

Climate Change

The Biggest Mistake You're Making When Generating Ideas

10 strategies that go way beyond "big ideas."<p>When you hear the word "innovation", you probably picture thought leaders like Elon Musk (Tesla), Steve Jobs (Apple), or Sheryl Sandberg (Facebook/The "Lean In" movement.) You also likely think about the ability to generate big, bold, brilliant …

Innovation

Employers Eager to Hire Try a New Policy: ‘No Experience Necessary’

Inexperienced job applicants face better odds in the labor market as more companies drop work-history and degree requirements<p>Americans looking to land a first job or break into a dream career face their best odds of success in years.<p>Employers say they are abandoning preferences for college degrees …

Employment

How Close Are We, Really, to Curing Cancer with CRISPR?

Followers of science and health news, particularly those with a terminal illness, may get the impression that the dawn of a new, disease-free era is …

Genetics

12 Under-the-Radar Greek Islands You Need to Visit Before the Tourists Arrive

While some Greek islands are struggling with overtourism, these hidden gems are still low-key island paradises--for now.<p>You’re probably familiar with …

The Latest Female CEO in the Fortune 500 Breaks a New Barrier

Agribusiness company Land O’Lakes has named Beth Ford its new president and CEO, appointing her to the top job at a challenging and tumultuous period …

Agriculture

Dads Pass On More Than Genetics in Their Sperm

Eat poorly, and your body will remember—and possibly pass the consequences onto your kids. In the past several years, mounting evidence has shown …

Genetics

New study links Alzheimer's disease with liver function and diet

Scientists have presented new research pointing to the liver as a potential culprit in the onset of Alzheimer's disease. Presented at the Alzheimer's …

Dementia

A massive study found a link between pregnancy and Alzheimer’s disease

A woman’s reproductive history may influence her risk for dementia later in life, new research suggests.<p>Scientists are desperate to understand what contributes to a person’s risk for developing Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias. Prominent theories have focused vascular disease like high …

Alzheimer's Disease

How crowdsourcing is helping to improve the troublesome last mile of e-commerce delivery

As the steady rise of e-commerce pushes logistics companies and their retail partners to deliver more parcels, faster, speedy delivery is becoming a major competitive advantage.<p>And no company has capitalized on this opening like Amazon, which has made a name for itself in fulfillment with its Prime …

eCommerce

Alzheimer's risk 10 times lower with herpes medication

New results could change the face of Alzheimer's treatment; the herpes simplex virus is found to play a vital role in the condition, and antiherpetic …

Dementia

India’s phenomenal mobile manufacturing boom in one chart

Indians aren’t just talking non-stop on mobile phones, they are also making them like never before.<p>Over the last four years, the country has seen a massive boom in the number of mobile manufacturing units under the Narendra Modi government—in fact, a 60-fold increase, if electronics and information …

These 3 Industries Are Ready to Be 'Disrupted.' Are You Going to Be the One to Do It?

Key warning signs that your business is ripe for creative destruction.<p>Founders pour blood, sweat, and tears into their startups. Often, it pays off when they're able to "disrupt" their industry, taking on pre-existing inefficient methods, industries, institutions and marketleaders.<p>Netflix killed …

Scientists Just Found a Novel, Cheap Way to Use CRISPR Gene Editing to Fight Cancer

CRISPR is by all accounts a fascinating technology. Its headline feature is that it can literally be used to slice, dice, and otherwise manipulate …

Even More Evidence for the Link Between Alzheimer’s and Herpes

Several new studies have rejuvenated a long-dismissed idea that links the common brain disease to the viral infections.<p>In 1907, the German psychiatrist Alois Alzheimer published a description of a 50-year-old woman who suffered from memory problems, hallucinations, and delusions. In the woman’s …

Dementia

The Brilliant Ways Kimberly-Clark Uses Big Data, IoT & Artificial Intelligence To Boost Performance

Kimberly-Clark is a Fortune 500 company. It’s personal care product brands, including Huggies, Kleenex, and Scott, touch nearly 1 of every 4 people each day in 175 countries. Through Kimberly-Clark Professional the company offers products and solutions to create healthier, safer and more productive …

Artificial Intelligence

No single birthplace of mankind, say scientists

The origins of our species have long been traced to east Africa, where the world’s oldest undisputed <i>Homo sapiens</i> fossils were discovered. About 300,000 years ago, the story went, a group of primitive humans there underwent a series of genetic and cultural shifts that set them on a unique …

East Africa

The New Story of Humanity's Origins in Africa

Several new discoveries suggest that our species didn’t arise from a single point in space. Instead, the entire continent was our cradle.<p>There is a decades-old origin story for our species, in which we descended from a group of hominids who lived somewhere in Africa around 200,000 years ago. Some …

East Africa

Drone delivery and internet balloons just became real businesses at Alphabet

Wing and Loon, two projects from Alphabet’s “moonshot lab,” have officially taken flight.<p>Wing, which delivers packages with autonomous drones, and Loon, which delivers internet through weather balloons, are the latest companies to spin out of X, Alphabet’s home for projects that fall outside of …

Google Glass

The "Big Bang" of Alzheimer’s: Breakthrough study uncovers genesis of the disease

Impressive new research led by scientists at UT Southwestern, has discovered the earliest point in a neurodegenerative process that is thought to …

Dementia

European exporters shift trade and supply chains to avoid higher US tariffs

BEIJING — European companies that export from China are changing the global flow of their goods to avoid higher American tariffs, a business group said Tuesday, as the impact of the U.S.-Chinese trade war spreads.<p>Tariff hikes are "hitting immediately the bottom line" of companies that rely on the …

Economy

10 Essential Stops on Iceland’s Ring Road

The real beauty of Iceland can't be found in a day tour.<p>Many people come to Iceland as a stop off between North America and Europe. They may spend a …

How Airbnb Proved That Storytelling is the Most Important Skill in Design

It's a method that has helped the company design many of its breakthrough innovations.<p>Want to know the secret to Airbnb's success and world-class user experience? You might want to turn to the Disney movie Snow White.<p>But before I can explain why, let me introduce you to Tom Wolfe.<p>"Not Seeing is …

3 Non-Obvious Leadership Traits That Develop a Toxic Culture

You might think some of your behaviors as a leader are for the greater good. But here's why you're wrong.<p>Leaders often are so focused on how to grow and improve. They put most of their attention on developing new strategies that will allow the organization to perform better. However, leaders want …

Madeleine Albright: ‘The things that are happening are genuinely, seriously bad’

Trump is actually really smart – evil smart, is what I think<p>Madeleine Albright has both made and lived a lot of history. When she talks about a resurgence of fascism, she says it as someone who was born into the age of dictators. She was a small girl when her family fled Czechoslovakia after the …

Political Science

Sorry Bernie Bros But Nordic Countries Are Not Socialist

As the American left embraces a platform that continues to look more and more like a socialist’s dream, it is common for those on the right to counter with the example of Venezuela as the nightmare of socialism in reality. A common response from the left is that socialism (or democratic socialism) …

Middle-class

Companies Scrambling To Figure Out Trump Trade Rules

The Trump alarm has sounded once more. It’s all-hands-on-deck time again.<p>Multinational companies learned that they now face some $34 billion in tariffs, effective immediately. This is beyond threats now. This is real. Some call it Day One of the U.S. x China Trade War.<p>“(We are) disappointed that …