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This amazing visualisation shows how the world's ships move goods around the globe

Shipping is vital for the global economy, with roughly 90% of all goods moved across the world by ships.If shipping stops, so does the world economy.<p>Global trade has been the subject of much scrutiny in the past year or so, with Brexit and the Trump presidency both seen by many as threats to the …

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Noam Chomsky on the Trump presidency

<b>(AP/Hatem Moussa)</b><p>“Trump’s antics ensure that attention is focused on him, and it makes little difference how,” says Chomsky<p>Noam Chomsky • David Barsamain<p>October 7, 2017 9:29pm (UTC)<p>This piece originally appeared on TomDispatch.<p><i>[This interview has been excerpted from Global Discontents:</i> …

Political Science

Women in Saudi Arabia will be allowed to drive for the first time — here's what they still can't do

The news was met with jubilation from women's rights activists— the ultraconservative country is known for its repressive guardianship system that renders many aspects of women's lives under the control of their male relatives.<p>Although Saudi Arabia has made some progress toward gender equality in …

Saudi Arabia

70 ways to end an email when 'best' is too boring

When I'm not busy expressing my gratitude for absolutely nothin'? I go with a standard "best" at the end of my messages. Isn't my creativity just astounding?<p>It's not that I don't <i>want</i> to cap off my email with something great. It's just that I often find myself drawing a blank. Are there even any …


La evolución de la confianza en el contexto de la teoría de juegos

Por @Alvy — 28 de Julio de 2017<p><b>The Evolution of Trust</b> de Nicky Case es un entretenido interactivo que explica algunos aspectos de la teoría de juegos …

La disputa diplomática con Qatar amenaza el equilibrio de poder en Oriente Próximo

El respaldo de Trump al frente anti iraní liderado por Arabia Saudí ha avivado las tensiones regionales<p>La maraña de conflictos que se extiende por …


Ad Terram<br>(Letters to Earth)<p>As i stare out into her wonders, she widens her arms & offers me love, i suddenly feel at peace. Terra, I like to call her. I belong here. It is like I have forgotten to know what it was like to have anxiety or undergo depression. To disregard these feelings, is quite a challenge. For I still have my days. But at least now it is confirmed.. I can always come back & rely on Mother Nature for comfort. Because she sees my flawed human self yet reminds me how perfect of a …

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9 Rules To Follow When Wearing A Suit

The suit really is the be-all and end-all of style. It’s something every man should own, and it’s something that instantly makes you look and feel …

Here’s Everything You Need To Know About Brogues

Brogues have stepped a long, long way from the Scottish hills in which they used to frolic. Perfectly perforated, the OG wet-weather farm shoes have …

Men's Fashion

What's The Secret To Success? Ingratiate Yourself With People Of Great Wealth

As the CEO of a rapidly growing fintech company and a frequent contributor to Forbes, I get asked to do a lot of media interviews.<p>The same questions seem to pop up time and time again, but during a recent interview, I was asked a question I had never encountered before.<p>The interviewer asked, “What …

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9 phrases smart people never say

<i>LinkedIn Influencer Travis Bradberry published this post originally on LinkedIn.</i><p>We've all said things that people interpreted much differently than we thought they would.<p>These seemingly benign comments lead to the awful feeling that only comes when you've planted your foot firmly into your …

Emotional Intelligence

11 successful people who get by on hardly any sleep

Sleep deprivation is no joke.<p>Ever moderate fatigue can hit you as hard as alcohol intoxication, according to a helpful chart from the Harvard Business Review.<p>However, many top executives and leaders seem to swear by skimping on shut eye. Some of them might just be part of the "sleepless elite." …









10 maps that explain Russia's strategy

In fact, they are the first place to start thinking about a country's strategy, which can reveal factors that are otherwise not obvious.<p>The 10 maps below show Russia's difficult position since the Soviet Union collapsed and explain Putin's long-term intentions in Europe.