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Reporter Had To Decide If Snowden Leaks Were 'The Real Thing'

Since the beginning of June, Barton Gellman has been reporting on classified intelligence documents given to him by Edward Snowden, a former National Security Agency contractor. As a result of the Snowden leaks, Gellman and reporter Laura Poitras broke the story of the PRISM program, which mines …

The Habits Of Supremely Happy People

Martin Seligman, the father of positive psychology, theorizes that while 60 percent of happiness is determined by our genetics and environment, the remaining 40 percent is up to us.<p>In his 2004 Ted Talk, Seligman describes three different kinds of happy lives: The pleasant life, in which you fill …

4 Things to Make With Cereal Boxes

They're sturdier than paper, easier to cut than corrugated cardboard, and free. Score!<p>Cereal boxes are well sized for holding magazines, comic books, and school supplies. To make a case, cut the top from a box at an angle, then wrap the box with decorative paper and double-sided tape.

Europe's Most Beautifully Precarious Villages

Europe is home to some of the world's most enchanting villages; small, rustic towns where time seems to slow down and travelers can explore narrow streets, ancient buildings, and farm-fresh country taverns to really soak up the local flavor. Europe is also home to some of the most unusual villages …

A Peek Inside North Korea (Photos)

Gallery<p>Award-winning photographer David Guttenfelder’s best shots.<p>09.17.13 5:45 AM ET<p>David Guttenfelder/AP

What is Shadow Banking?

<i>By Stijn Claessens, Assistant Director in the Research Department of the International Monetary Fund, Professor of International Finance Policy at</i> …

Scott E.D. Skyrm » Two Bankruptcies That Created The Modern Repo Market

It happens quite often when reading about the history of the financial markets or about the Federal Reserve. Two company names are often mentioned: …

As a datum speaketh

<b>Notable infographics from The Economist’s archive</b><p>EXACTLY 170 years ago today issue No. 1 of <i>The Economist</i> appeared. Data were at the heart of the …

Guinness World Records 2014 – in pictures

From the fastest sprinter in high heels to the world's smallest donkey, the 2014 Guinness Book of Records presents the latest weird and wacky record breaking events