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A CEO’s Straight Line From Martial Arts to Leadership

PayPal chief executive Dan Schulman swears by Krav Maga, the intense Israeli self-defense practice<p>Most CEOs start their day strategizing bottom lines or growth strategies over email. Dan Schulman starts his day at the gym, figuring out how to disarm someone with a knife. He credits his daily Krav …

Martial Arts

We Aren’t Built to Live in the Moment

We are misnamed. We call ourselves Homo sapiens<i>,</i> the “wise man,” but that’s more of a boast than a description. What makes us wise? What sets us apart from other animals? Various answers have been proposed — language, tools, cooperation, culture, tasting bad to predators — but none is unique to …


Notable & Quotable: Trump’s Dumbed-Down America

‘Who did the dumbing down? Our public schools? Our universities?’<p>The Weekly Standard’s Andrew Ferguson, writing Oct. 6, on an article about Donald Trump in Vanity Fair by that magazine’s editor, Graydon Carter:<p>One of the weirder aspects of anti-Trump mania is its sniffy tone. And it’s especially …

Donald Trump

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Fragments -- 1/3 -- “You have to leave the city of your comfort and go into the wilderness of your intuition. What you’ll discover will be wonderful. What you’ll discover is yourself.” – Alan Alda #tiny_collective

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The Roots of the Migration Crisis

The Syrian refugee disaster is a result of the Middle East’s failure to grapple with modernity and Europe’s failure to defend its ideals<p>The migration crisis enveloping Europe and much of the Middle East today is one of the worst humanitarian disasters since the 1940s. Millions of desperate people …

Middle East

Street Photography Rules Are Dumb

Image Copyright (c) Jonathan Higbee, 2015<p>One of the unfortunate side effects of the street photography craze is the plethora of people trying to make a living from "teaching" the genre to all the eager newbies. Indeed, some do seem to paying the bills from this endeavor - at least for the moment, …

Bruce Springsteen on Making ‘Born to Run’: ‘We Went to Extremes’

He had one last chance to make it real. Or at least that’s how the story goes. With 1975’s <i>Born to Run</i>, a 25-year-old Bruce Springsteen felt like his …

New Jersey

Have We Reached ‘Peak TV’?

The head of FX thinks a glut of new TV shows “has created a huge challenge in finding compelling original stories.” But might what’s bad for networks ultimately be good for viewers? Atlantic writers discuss.<p>“My sense is that 2015 or 2016 will represent peak TV in America and that we’ll begin to see …

What Went Wrong With ‘True Detective’ Season 2?

Ben Caspere, the murdered man at the heart of <i>True Detective</i>‘s second season, got his eyes burned out with acid. To many viewers who stayed with the …

Rachel McAdams

Trailer: ‘Everybody Street’ Documentary Chronicles NYC Street Photography

There’s no doubt about that fact that street photography is wildly interesting. There’s just so much to it that makes it appealing. Real people, real …

50 Stunning Color Street Photographs

To be honest, it is very difficult for a street photographer to shoot in color, as many may argue b/w does show the soul of a photograph, whereas in …

Street Photography

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Do You Really Want to Know Your Future? A New Freakonomics Radio Podcast - Freakonomics

(Photo: Micah Baldwin)<p>Our latest podcast is called “Do You Really Want to Know Your Future?” (You can download/subscribe at iTunes, get the RSS feed, …