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Kinder and gentler? Trump, on CBS, signals a more conciliatory approach

During his sitdown with Lesley Stahl, a new Donald Trump seemed to be emerging.<p>He spoke more slowly and more soberly, seemingly aware that every word could send shock waves around the world. The bombast was largely gone. It was as if, three days after the election that virtually no one thought he …

Paul Ryan walks a tightrope as shutdown deadline nears

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Paul Ryan wants to prove he's changed things in the House, and that he won't cut the kind of late night, back room deals that former Speaker John Boehner worked out with House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi that infuriated conservatives.<p>But Friday at midnight, federal government …

Walter Benjamin on Information vs. Wisdom and How the Novel and the News Killed Storytelling

“Counsel woven into the fabric of real life is wisdom. The art of storytelling is reaching its end because the epic side of truth, wisdom, is dying out.”<p>I think often, and with billowing concern, about the role of storytellers in helping us cultivate wisdom in the age of information — a task …

15 Photos That Will Make You Fall in Love with the Adorable Ermine

The short-tailed weasel, or stoat, is an adorable little character that always looks like he's always up to no good. The animal goes by the name ermine when it's in its pure white winter coat. In the spring and summer, its fur is a reddish brown. The photo above shows the ermine in Italy's Gran …

This Idea Must Die: Some of the World’s Greatest Thinkers Each Select a Major Misconception Holding Us Back

From the self to left brain vs. right brain to romantic love, a catalog of broken theories that hold us back from the conquest of Truth.<p><i>“To kill an error is as good a service as, and sometimes even better than, the establishing of a new truth or fact,”</i> asserted Charles Darwin in one of the eleven …

Spotlight: Personal Growth Expert Fabio Angeleri

MagMaker / February 9, 2015<p><b>My name is</b> Fabio Angeleri and <b>my medium is</b> personal growth.<p><b>My love of</b> meditation started when I was around 22 during very …

National Book Award fiction long list arrives early

The National Book Foundation's plan to release the news of its fiction long list Thursday morning was foiled by news outlets that posted the list Wednesday afternoon. With the embargo broken, we bring you the list now; it includes a National Book Award winner, two National Book Award finalists, and …

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Tea Partyers’ grave fear: Why they disdain young people — even their own!

Sociologist Theda Skocpol tells Salon what drives the angry right — and what comes after the government shutdown<p>The past weeks’ showdown in Washington, D.C., has shocked and perplexed some observers. Theda Skocpol was not among them. Skocpol, a veteran Harvard professor, is the author of books on …

A Clever Book Kids Need A Flashlight To Read

Reading after dark has lost a bit of its wonder. In the era of tablets, there’s no need for kids to rebel in the nerdiest of ways, stashing contraband flashlights in order to sneak some reading under their blankets after bedtime. iPads have blindingly bright backlights built right in.<p>But a …

The Truth About Marissa Mayer: An Unauthorized Biography

On the morning of Thursday, July 12, 2012, Yahoo's interim CEO, Ross Levinsohn, still believed he was going to be named permanent CEO of the company.<p>He had just one meeting to go.<p>That meeting was a board meeting, to be held that day in a room on the second floor of Yahoo's Sunnyvale, Calif., …