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Here Are The Questions Mark Zuckerberg Still Needs To Answer

As the Facebook CEO testifies before Congress this week, he can no longer rely on empty platitudes.<p>Tomorrow, when Mark Zuckerberg sits in the hot seat opposite a bipartisan bevy of lawmakers in Congress, we may finally get some real answers. Or, at least that’s what we’re all hoping. Because, up to …

Privacy

How Trump Consultants Exploited the Facebook Data of Millions

<i>(After this story was published, Facebook came under harsh criticism from lawmakers in the United States and Britain. Read the latest.)</i><p>LONDON — As the upstart voter-profiling company Cambridge Analytica prepared to wade into the 2014 American midterm elections, it had a problem.<p>The firm had secured …

Cambridge Analytica

How concept sprints can improve customer-experience innovation

The concept sprint is a fast five-day process for cross-functional teams to brainstorm, define, and model new approaches to business issues. Here’s …

The dangerous downsides of perfectionism

Many of us believe perfectionism is a positive. But researchers are finding that it is nothing short of dangerous, leading to a long list of health problems – and that it’s on the rise.<p>In one of my earliest memories, I’m drawing. I don’t remember what the picture is supposed to be, but I remember …

Single, Unemployed and Suddenly Myself

I was 37, single, unemployed and depressed because in a couple of months I was going to be moving out of my studio apartment on East 23rd Street in Manhattan and in with my mother in Sheepshead Bay, Brooklyn. Since taking a buyout at my Wall Street firm, I had devoted myself to two activities: …

CNN’s town hall on gun violence was unlike anything that’s ever been on TV

An American teenager asked a US senator directly to his face if he’d stop accepting money from the National Rifle Association after the latest horrific school shooting. The senator waffled, so the young man asked the question again, and again, until eventually the senator provided a tepid …

Guns

7 tough lessons people often learn too late in life

Life lessons are full of wisdom because they often have to be learned the hard way. However, the hardest part about that process is realizing that sometimes not every opportunity lasts forever. You finally "get it" long after the fact.<p>If possible, it's best to learn these things sooner rather than …

The Problem is Toxic Masculinity, Not Mental Illness

February 19, 2018 by Ed Brayton<p>One of the disturbing things that happens after every mass shooting is that virtually everyone, right and left, …

As I Began to Love Myself

<i>A poem read by Charlie Chaplin on his 70th birthday (April 16, 1959), originally written by Kim McMillen:</i><p>As I began to love myself I found that …

‘Time traveller’ claims he’s from the year 5,000 and he has photographic evidence

<b>A ‘time traveller’ who claims he visited the year 5,000 has issued a chilling warning to humanity.</b><p>The traveller, who is only known as ‘Edward’ and …

How NRA Advertising Changed The Second Amendment–And American Gun Culture

The NRA’s brand messaging over the last four decades shows just how political the organization has become.<p>The day after Stephen Paddock killed 58 people, and injured almost 500 others in Las Vegas, news emerged that the National Rifle Association had postponed a political ad buy in Virginia, meant …

Guns

Talking to Boys the Way We Talk to Girls

At a Father’s Day breakfast, my 5-year-old son and his classmates sang a song about fathers, crooning about “my dad who’s big and strong” and “fixes things with his hammer” and, above all else, “is really cool.”<p>Now, there’s nothing wrong with most of these qualities in and of themselves. But when …

Labor Board Rules Google’s Firing of James Damore Was Legal

Google did not violate federal labor law when it fired James Damore, a lawyer for the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) concluded in a …

How DNA Testing Botched My Family's Heritage, and Probably Yours, Too

My grandfather was caramel-skinned with black eyes and thick, dark hair, and until he discovered that he was adopted, he had no reason to suspect …

Genealogy

How to Train a Puppy to Become a Therapy Dog

Puppy kisses may be one of the best therapies for us, and therapy dogs offer a very specific service. There is no age or breed requirement and a …

Therapy Dogs Can Help Kids Coping With Cancer, According To Science

There's honestly no limit to the uncomplicated kindness of a dog. Perhaps most especially, a trained therapy dog. While these special animals have …

Therapy Dogs

Therapy Dog Brought in to Provide Comfort During Larry Nassar Sentencing

The organization, which is an advocacy center where children go to be interviewed about their abuse, says they've seen more people return for …

Therapy dogs ease suffering in the I.C.U.

Specially trained therapy dogs in the intensive care unit can substantially ease the physical and emotional suffering of patients, say …

Medicine

Special Dog Helps Comfort Students After School Shooting

"The emotion in the air is palpable. I'm thankful we took the time to come."<p>Kermit the therapy dog normally lives in Austin, Texas, where he helps …

This Artist Created A Show Just For Dogs, And They Loved It

"Tails were wagging like crazy."<p>You might think dogs don’t care about art. But maybe that’s just because art isn’t created with dogs in mind.<p>Dominic Wilcox is changing that. The British designer’s canine-centric exhibition, commissioned by U.K. insurance company More Than, ran from Aug. 19–20 in …

The future of video is vertical, texted & emotional

<b>This week saw Econsultancy's Future of Digital Marketing conference take place in London.</b><p>One of the speakers was Nic Newman, former journalist, …

Social Media

What Motivates People to Share on Facebook? (Infographics)

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Infographics

Two Grad Students Use Science To Bust The Dinner Hoax Of The Century

There aren't a lot of people who have dined on meat from the Pleistocene, prehistoric humans notwithstanding. That's why accounts of the 1951 Annual Dinner of the Explorers Club, a society of scientific adventurers, all agree that the organizer of the night, Wendell Phillips Dodge, threw the dinner …

Hilarious Short Film Tells 47 Dark Little Stories in 8 Minutes

These surreal mini-stories tackle the relationships between humans and the natural world.<p>Some of the stories in Réka Bucsi's <i>Symphony No. 42</i> are so short that you might miss them if you happen to sneeze at the wrong time, but each one is a fully-formed story nonetheless. They often tackle the …

Trauma prompts brain to focus on survival, not 'peripheral details'

Where were you, on the morning of Sept. 11, 2001, when you learned that a passenger jet had slammed into the North Tower of the World Trade Center? …

Science Confirms: Women With Tattoos Have Higher Self-esteem

A dysfunctional family is more than disagreement or constant arguments. Anything from plain neglect, to abuse and even verbal and physical violence …

Self-help

Scientists Say They've Figured Out Why Exercise on Its Own Won't Make You Lose Weight

This is why diet is so important.<p>Anyone who's spent hours slaving away on the treadmill will know that more exercise doesn't always equal more weight …

Fitness

This video powerfully reminds the ad industry that women are not objects

A new campaign is tackling how women are depicted in ads — and it's using a simple Google search to start the conversation.<p>On Nov. 18, 2015, ad …