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Brooklyn Outfitters Launches Outdoor Gear Line with Locally-Made Packs

1/11<p>PeopleTowels Winners Lead<p>And now for the moment you've all been waiting for! Last month we announced the talented finalists who made it through …

Outdoors Gear

Essential Secrets of Psychotherapy : Change or Acceptance?

Let's start with a simple word association experiment: When you think about <i>psychotherapy</i>, what is the <i>first word</i> that comes to mind to describe what …

Psychology

Changing capitalism for a changing planet

With global population rapidly marching toward 11 billion and with it the demand for food, health services, energy and security, we need to reexamine …

How extreme fear shapes what we remember

Many of us will experience a significant trauma in our lives, says Lesley Evans Ogden. Yet could there be ways to avoid reliving the memories?<p>It was no ordinary honeymoon. After boarding their flight in Canada on the evening of 23 August 2001, newlyweds Margaret McKinnon and her husband were …

The Brain

Measuring This Brain Region Could Predict Depression And Anxiety Years Before It Hits

We all encounter challenges and obstacles in life, such as divorce, death, illness and unemployment. But while some people are highly resilient and able to cope with these stresses, others struggle deeply, and may experience anxiety and depression as a result.<p>So why is it that some of us thrive in …

Depression

The 24-Minute Morning Routine That Will Make You an Entrepreneurial Rock Star

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Time is one of your most coveted and scarce resources as an entrepreneur, so maximizing pockets of time in your day through a productive routine is crucial.<p>Probably the most important period of your day is when you first wake up. Your …

Time Management

America: The best place to put your money

If you slept through the past five years, you missed a helluva ride for the American stock market.<p>Not only did U.S. equities trounce their depressing performance from last decade, but they left all other major markets in the dust.<p>Since the end of 2009, the S&P 500 has generated annualized total …

Liquid Light finds use for polluting CO2 gas

Innovative startup headed by modern-day alchemist Emily Cole plans to convert greenhouse gas into useful plastic products<p>There’s just a hint of modern-day alchemy about Emily Cole and her company, Liquid Light. Their goal is to take carbon dioxide – the abundant, odourless pollutant largely …

Tea Party’s embarrassing irony: How its ideal nation rejects basic American beliefs

<b>Rand Paul (AP/Stephan Savoia)</b><p>Tea Party heroes like Rand Paul want a “democracy” in which politics’ biggest questions may never be debated<p>Elias Isquith<p>June 21, 2014 1:30pm (UTC)<p>Of U.S. political culture’s many hypocrisies, few are more jarring than Americans’ ambivalence about democracy itself. …

Germany and France warn NSA spying fallout jeopardises fight against terror

Germany and France are to spearhead a drive to try to force the Americans to agree new transatlantic rules on intelligence and security service behaviour in the wake of the Snowden revelations and allegations of mass US spying in France and tapping of the German chancellor Angela Merkel's mobile …

Kerry holds urgent talks as US-Saudi rift deepens over Middle East policy

A deepening diplomatic rift between Saudi Arabia and the US burst open on Tuesday after secretary of state John Kerry acknowledged that Washington's key strategic ally had serious misgivings about US foreign policy in the Middle East.<p>Kerry held urgent talks with his Saudi counterpart in Paris on …

Let’s all laugh at Ann Coulter, right-wing performance artist

<b>Ann Coulter (AP/J. Scott Applewhite)</b><p>Really, laugh — her right-wing shtick is the same high-level performance art as Stephen Colbert<p>Chris Sosa<p>October 24, 2013 11:45am (UTC)<p>Before the publication of her book “Mugged: Racial Demagoguery From the Seventies to Obama,” I was slated to interview Ann …