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CNN anchor Don Lemon's calm, razor-sharp response to Trump's Phoenix rally was perfect

In a minute and a half, CNN anchor Don Lemon was able to clearly and calmly articulate just what was wrong with US president Donald Trump’s Aug. 22 rally in Phoenix, Arizona.<p>Twitter quickly lit up that evening with praise for his off-the-cuff remarks. “What we’ve witnessed is a total eclipse of the …

Donald Trump

Evocative Neo-Impressionist Paintings Spread Over Vintage Photos

<i>En plein air</i> painting style mixes with old-school photography in Joshua Flint’s time capsule visual art.<p>With thick painterly strokes and a fearlessness with color, artist and history aficionado Joshua Flint knows his way around melding the mystery of the past with bright, unexpected jolts of …

4 old books for the new year

We are already inundated with lists of books published in the past year or about to be published. So I'm going to do something different: I'm going …

Books

10 Mind-Blowing Books That People Who Love Thinking Can't Miss

Hating life is a bit of a misnomer it seems: in the media, in education, in every aspect of our lives, we’re shown visions of a perfect world, one …

Self-improvement

10 Mind-Blowing Books That People Who Love Thinking Can't Miss

10 Mind-Blowing Books That People Who Love Thinking Can’t Miss<p>Emily Myrin<p>Copywriter Read full profile<p>P.J. O’Rouke once said, “Always read something …

Books

Guardian first book award shortlist 2015

American coasts and suburbias, sibling rivalry in Nigeria, sculpting muscular poetry, Putin as Simon Cowell, a father, a son and a crow ... Extracts and introductions from all the shortlisted authors<p><b>Extract</b><br>Linda swaddled her newborn Beatrice in the butter-yellow blanket the neighborhood women had …

How to Attract Good Luck: 4 Secrets Backed by Research

Ever had a run of bad luck? It feels like the world is actively conspiring against you.<p>Ever wonder if you can improve your luck? And I don’t mean …

2 Ways to Beat Your Fear of Rejection, Backed by Research

We all deal with fear of rejection. Jia Jiang did too. But he overcame it… thanks to a box of donuts.<p>He explains how this happened in his wonderful …

When It Comes To Learning For The Deaf, 'It's A 3-D Language'

In a small, sparse makeshift lab, Melissa Malzkuhn practices her range of motion in a black, full-body unitard dotted with light-reflecting nodes. She's strapped on a motion capture, or mocap, suit. Infrared cameras that line the room will capture her movement and translate it into a 3-D character, …

Colorectal Cancer after Lower Endoscopy

There’s no question that colon cancer screening saves lives.<p>But the preferred screening method – colonoscopy or the less invasive and less costly …

Forget the headlines – schizophrenia is more common than you might think

Which illness frightens you most? Cancer? Stroke? Dementia? To judge from tabloid coverage, the condition we should really fear isn't physical at all. "Scared of mum's schizophrenic attacks", "Knife-wielding schizophrenic woman in court", "Schizo stranger killed dad", "Rachel murder: schizo …

Epigenetics 101: a beginner’s guide to explaining everything

Epigenetics is one of the hottest fields in the life sciences. It’s a phenomenon with wide-ranging, powerful effects on many aspects of biology, and enormous potential in human medicine. As such, its ability to fill in some of the gaps in our scientific knowledge is mentioned everywhere from …