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Former Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens: repeal the 2nd Amendment

John Paul Stevens argues that this is the best way to disarm the NRA.<p>Former US Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens says that March for Our Lives organizers should add a new proposal to their list of demands: repealing the Second Amendment.<p>In a New York Times op-ed, Stevens argued that for most …

What I Saw Treating the Victims From Parkland Should Change the Debate on Guns

They weren’t the first mass-shooting victims the Florida radiologist saw—but their wounds were radically different.<p>As I opened the CT scan last week to read the next case, I was baffled. The history simply read “gunshot wound.” I have been a radiologist in one of the busiest trauma centers in the …

Guns

Union outcry as automation eats up 400 oilsands jobs – and it’s just the beginning

As Suncor Energy prepares to shed 400 jobs to prepare for the implementation of driverless ore-hauling trucks, the union representing workers at the …

January 2018 Recommend Reading for Serious Photographers

From how-to guides to retrospectives on famous photographers to collections of iconic images, there's plenty of photography books to explore.But just …

Photography

A Nobel Prize-winning economist thinks we’re asking all the wrong questions about inequality

America is trying to come to terms with its economic inequality. Does inequality spur growth or kill it? Is it a necessary evil—or necessarily bad? Angus Deaton, an economics professor at Princeton, and the recipient of the 2015 Nobel Prize in economics, is asked questions like these all the …

Re-apprendre à penser

En l’espace de quelques mois il est possible de changer de vie ou de job. Cela implique une nécessaire prise de recul, sur ce qui compte pour nous, …

President Trump: Replace The Dollar With Gold As The Global Currency To Make America Great Again

Inside President Trump’s otherwise “standard Trump stump speech” at CPAC was nestled what might be a most intriguing observation:<p>Global cooperation, dealing with other countries, getting along with other countries is good, it’s very important. But there is no such thing as a global anthem, a global …

Trump’s Repeal of Bipartisan Anti-Corruption Measure Proves He’s a Fake

On October 13th of last year, in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, Donald Trump gave a desperate speech at a desperate moment. A week after the surfacing of …

As Moscow Advances, U.S. Allies Look Warily to Trump for Clarity

The coup was planned for election day. Wearing fake police uniforms and armed with assault rifles, more than a dozen Kremlin-linked plotters were …

Want to understand what Trump and Bannon are up to? Look to the Russian Revolution of 1917

The key to a successful insurrection, Vladimir Lenin wrote three days before the Bolshevik Revolution of 1917, was the seizure of the telephone and telegraph. Every Soviet child, including myself, learned this dictum in the fourth grade.<p>In the 21st century, I never thought I’d have reason to …

Political Science

Donald Trump, the family separation crisis, and the triumph of cruelty

Trump's immigration crackdown is an exercise in government cruelty.<p>When the history of the Trump years is finally written, one of the president’s signature policies, one of his lasting achievements and legacies, will be the deliberate use of armed force to separate immigrant mothers and fathers …

Why I wouldn't vote for Kevin O'Leary—and neither should you

Kevin O’Leary might have launched a career in politics, writes Arlene Dickinson, but he’s still the same old shark we see on TV<p>Last week I wrote that …

7 Parts of the Job Every Entrepreneur Hates (and How to Never Do Them Again)

As an entrepreneur, you'll have access to a huge number of resources to help you delegate, outsource or automate the tasks you don't want to do.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You went into business for yourself -- to be your own boss and to control your own destiny. …

Small Business

OLBlog

The main serial killer of startups and SMEs is a bad execution. A business without a plan is like a ship without navigation systems. Eventually, it …

9 apps every college student should be using

As fall approaches, the weather cools off, Pumpkin Spice Lattés make their much anticipated return, and college students head back to campus.<p>One of the most useful back-to-school supplies might be something students already keep in their back pocket: a smartphone. A well-stocked app suite helps …

Apps

Rodale Wellness Is Now Books for Better Living - Books for Better Living

<p>Rodale Wellness has found a new home with Books for Better Living, and we’re excited to welcome you all to our community! With our health and …

What I wish I knew before taking out student loans

That's how much student loan debt Americans have accumulated, and how much debt gets added with every second that ticks by.<p>To many people, this amount is nothing more than an outrageous number to balk at - an anomaly shared on the nightly news.<p>But for others, their share represents so much</i> …

College & University

10 Tips For Writing An Effective Business Plan For Its Startup - OLBlog

<b>Writing a Business Plan</b> (BP or business plan) can seem daunting if you’ve never done before. Writing a business plan can help you determine if your …

What is an API? In English, please.

Before I learned software development, API sounded like a kind of beer.<p>Today I use the term so often that I have in fact recently tried to order an …

Design principles behind user interface

There’s no magic equation to superb interface design, but when you see it, you know.<p>Most can recall a moment when they encountered brilliant UI (user interface). Maybe it was the first time your tiny iPhone screen powered on and greeted you with a grid of pleasantly organized square application …

How To Read People: 5 Secrets Backed By Research

We’d all like to learn how to read people like Sherlock Holmes. And research shows understanding things like body language is even more powerful than …

Psychology

Science may explain why some people have deeply sensitive personalities

At the age of six, Jack Craven started telling his mother he wanted to die. “God made a mistake when he made me,” he would say. “Why can’t I just die?” His mother, Lori Craven, says she didn’t even know that kids his age could think such things: “Can you imagine your child saying that?”<p>Jack, now …

Autism

Scientists found something strange when they looked at the brains of stoners

Marijuana's official designation as a Schedule 1 drug— something with "no accepted medical use" — means it is pretty tough to study.<p>Yet numerous anecdotal reports, as well as some studies, have linked marijuana with several purported health benefits, from pain relief to helping with certain forms …

IQ

4 DIY Marketing Tips for Empty-Wallet Entrepreneurs

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I love asking emerging entrepreneurs if they have a lead generation strategy. The typical response is: “We are bootstrapping, we <i>can’t afford strategy</i><i>!"</i><p>#WhatYouAreReallySaying: “We don’t know what to do to build a strategy, and we don’t …

How We Grew Our Web Traffic By 5,000% In 3 Months (With Zero Advertising)

<i>554.</i><p>That’s how much monthly website traffic we had to our website three months ago.<p>Hard Fork?Hard Fork.HARD FORK<p>20 visitors a day may sound encouraging if you’re starting a personal project, but when your goal is to build a successful business with a team counting on you…<p>Well, you’re probably …

Imbalance of power: Huge financial sector warps U.S. economy

I have this friend who is always gleeful when she catches me saying something pompous or dumb. As soon as I arrived for a visit with her in San Francisco last Saturday, she began giving me grief about something I wrote in a column last week. Getting a ride from Uber, I had declared, "would make me …

Economics

Getting Started with Python Programming and Scripting in Linux - Part 1 - Part 2

Basic Operations with Python<p>As it is to be expected, you can perform arithmetic operations (feel free to use as many parentheses as needed to perform …

The Psychological Quirk That Explains Why You Love Donald Trump

The popularity of the GOP front-runner can be explained by the Dunning-Kruger Effect.<p>Many commentators have argued that Donald Trump’s dominance in the GOP presidential race can be largely explained by ignorance; his candidacy, after all, is most popular among Republican voters without college …

Voting

Detechter

Analyze your UI made in Sketch.

You have finished your app screens in <b>SketchApp</b> and ask yourself “Will my design work for my target group of people?”. <b>But how to measure your design</b> …