Joshua Ng

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Carly Simon: 'Adultery doesn't have to mean divorce’

In her first British interview to mark her new memoir, Carly Simon talks men, marriage and infidelity to Elaine Lipworth<p>It’s eight o’clock on a wintry Manhattan morning outside ABC Television Studios. A crowd of middle-aged women has gathered on the pavement, waiting for filming to start on the …

Warren Beatty

How To Become A Genius

Whether you’d like to admit it or not, you probably have an average IQ. Luckily, there’s a lot you can do to increase your intelligence.<p>You probably think you’re pretty smart. Most people believe they’re smarter than the average American, according to a study from YouGov. Yet when it comes to IQ, …

The Brain

3 Things Every Startup CEO Should Remember To Stay Humble

Whenever I feel that my title is making me egotistical, I use these three reminders to bring me back to earth.<p>It's interesting that in a startup, you can go from a recent college graduate to a CEO overnight. Forget climbing the ladder, instead go straight to the top. Sounds like a pretty good deal …

Leadership

Prison Born

What becomes of the babies of incarcerated mothers? Research suggests that having nurseries in prisons leads to lower recidivism rates for moms and better outcomes for their kids.<p>Alyssa mayer was four months pregnant the day a police officer showed up at her motel room in Kingston, New York. It was …

How ISIS’s ‘Attack America’ Plan Is Working

The terrorist group’s sophisticated social-media campaign is reaching its audience in the United States. What it does next has law enforcement …

Google Futurist Ray Kurzweil thinks we'll all be cyborgs by 2030

At the Exponential Finance conference on June 3, he predicted that humans will be cyborgs by 2030, according to CNNMoney.<p>"Our thinking then will be a hybrid of biological and non-biological thinking," Kurzweil said. "We're going to gradually merge and enhance ourselves. In my view, that's the …

The robots are here — and you should be worried

Anxiety has been building around the second machine age and its implications for our economic future, and it may have reached a tipping point.<p>Just last week, Silicon Valley venture capitalists and executives published an open letter on the digital economy, calling for public-policy changes and new …

Finance Goals For Your 20s | The Art of Manliness

You’ll sometimes hear these days that 30 is the new 20, and the importance of moving towards career, relationship, and finance goals in your twenties …

Personal Finance

These Photos Tackle An Uncomfortable Question: What If There Are Just Too Many People On Earth?

Population control is taboo. But it wasn’t always that way–and a new book, showing images ranging from a mall on Black Friday to a shepherd in Mongolia, could open up the conversation.<p>In the world of solutions to environmental problems, one topic rarely gets any discussion: Birth control. By 2050, …

Timeless Tintype Portraits of Celebrities at the Sundance Film Festival

For the second year in a row, celebrity photographer Victoria Will put down her DSLR and used a century-old technique to capture dramatic tintype portraits of celebrities at the Sundance Film Festival. Similar to last year's batch of portraits, these images are both hauntingly beautiful and utterly …

What I Learned While Not Sleeping All Night in a Rainstorm

Lying wide awake listening to the sound of rain drops pounding on my tent, I was beginning to freak out. As an experienced car camper, I wanted to …

Finally I Hear a Politician Explain My Country Just the Way I Understand It

"America is not some fragile thing." Words to live by.<p>I've been in transit or offline all of today and didn't see President Obama's Selma speech in real time. I'm catching up with it now, very late at night, and had a reaction different from the good job/bad job assessment I can't help giving (as a …

Political Science

The Gangsters of Ferguson

Darren Wilson was innocent. If only the city's cops offered their own citizens the same due process he received.<p>Yesterday the Justice Department released the results of a long and thorough investigation into the killing of Michael Brown by Officer Darren Wilson. The investigation concluded that …

This 24-Year-Old High School Dropout Is Tackling A Problem Every Startup Hates To Deal With

That experience led her to do something more serious for her next business. She leased servers out of a few data centers and created a fully managed hosting service for small businesses, which she describes as a "cheaper version of Rackspace." She had about four part time employees and generated …

10 Must-See Videos on Business, Creativity and Success

13 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>On the unpredictable road of entrepreneurship, it can be immensely helpful to receive guidance and advice from those who have traveled those roads already.<p>Their experiences, distilled into teachable information, can help the …

Leadership

Elon Musk's Hyperloop Makes The Bullet Train Look Like A Steam Locomotive

But compared to the so-called "Hyperloop" concept that Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk introduced last year, the bullet train might as well be from the age of steam propulsion.<p>Three hours? Try 35 minutes.<p>Musk says the Hyperloop would cost $7.5 billion to build, versus $68 billion for the high-speed …

Photographer Explores Different Lifestyles by Integrating into Strangers' Families

One decision can alter a person's life forever. Czech photographer Dita Pepe explores this idea in <i>Self Portraits with Men</i>, a fascinating series that reimagines the divergent paths her life would have taken if she had chosen different partners. In portraits that transcend class, age, and culture, …

The most scary thought experiment ever carried out?

Our picks of the week from around the web, including messing with minds, the secret of Minecraft and the fascinating history of autocorrect.<p>Medical research: Treat ageing<br>Luigi Fontana et al | Nature | 23 July 2014<br>Does getting old have to mean getting sick? Not if medicine raises its game and learns …

Pixar Cofounder Ed Catmull on Failure and Why Fostering a Fearless Culture Is the Key to Groundbreaking Creative Work

<i>“Make New Mistakes. Make glorious, amazing mistakes. Make mistakes nobody’s ever made before,”</i> Neil Gaiman urged in his commencement-address-turned-manifesto-for-the-creative life. <i>“The chief trick to making good mistakes is not to hide them — especially not from yourself,”</i> philosopher Daniel …

NYC's Met museum is offering 400,000 works of art as free downloads

The NYC Metropolitan Museum of Art is making some of its gigantic collection of masterpieces available for you to use in your next project. The Met just marked almost 400,000 digital images of its works as Open Access for Scholarly Content (OASC), which is bringing some pieces to the web for the …

5 Incredibly Effective Ways to Work Smarter, Not Harder

Small changes. Big results.<p>Regular readers know I definitely believe in the power of hard work. As Jimmy Spithill, skipper of Team Oracle USA, says, "Rarely have I seen a situation where doing less than the other guy is a good strategy."<p>But we can all work smarter, too. And clearly we all want to, …

Time Management

14 Recipes to Gorge On This Mardi Gras

<i>Holidays based around eating are ones we would never dream of skipping. Number one on our list this month is Mardi Gras. Here is an updated version of last year's celebratory round-up, with a few tantalizing additions that will really make you hungry:</i><p>You wouldn't know it from the sloppy tourists …

I Got My Dream Job As An Actress On A Disney Cruise — Here's What It Was Really Like

It was her dream job, and one of her first professional acting gigs.<p>Now a newly minted equity actress embarking on the national tour of Seussical: The Musical, Raye (disclosure: a friend of mine from college at Penn State University) dished to Business Insider about what it was like to live and …

The 2014 Sony World Photography Awards

The Sony World Photography Awards, an annual competition hosted by the World Photography Organisation, has recently announced its shortlist of winners. This year's contest attracted more than 140,000 entries from 166 countries. The organizers have been kind enough to share some of their shortlisted …

CBRE Urban Photographer of the Year – winning images

This year's competition received over 12,500 photos, a record number, with entrants hailing from 118 countries from the Chilean coast to the deserts of Saudi Arabia. The theme for the competition was 'Cities at Work', challenging entrants to capture the essence of urban life at different times …

Enough Great Photography Links to Give You Another Week of Inspiration

It's been a great week in the world of photography with some terrific photographs and features being published by some truly gifted artists and …

Richard C Sarafian obituary

Vanishing Point was one of a crop of existential road movies in the early 1970s – the others included Two-Lane Blacktop and Electra Glide in Blue – which quickly gained cult status. Its director, Richard C Sarafian, who has died aged 83, never made another film that struck such a resounding chord …

Marked Up Photographs Show How Iconic Prints Were Edited in the Darkroom

Want to see what kind of work goes into turning a masterful photograph into an iconic print? Pablo Inirio, the master darkroom printer who works at …

Rare Photos of Migaloo the Albino Humpback Whale

For whale watching enthusiasts, sighting a massive aquatic mammal as it leaps out of the sea and recedes back to its underwater habitat is a thrilling experience. However, few can say that they've spotted one whose body is entirely white. For those lucky enough, they may have witnessed a passing …