Robert Mack

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3 Things Powerful People Do Daily

We're all busy, loaded with endless to-do lists. Busyness has even become a badge of honor. But as great as it feels to constantly be getting stuff done, it's getting in the way.<p>Many people say they're too "busy" to focus on growing themselves in their career and life, and yet they're dedicating …

10 independent bookshops you should visit worldwide: our readers recommend

Photograph: Allen Ginsberg/Corbis<p>From left to right: Bob Donlin, Neal Cassady, Allen Ginsberg, Robert LaVinge, and Lawrence Ferlinghetti stand in front of the City Lights bookshop in 1956, owned by the latter …

Allen Ginsberg

Google to exclude 'revenge porn' from internet searches

Search giant to issue forms for people to request removal of links to pictures and video of them as images ‘serve only to degrade victims’<p>Google plans to exclude “revenge porn” from its internet searches in future, limiting the spread of unauthorised nude or sexually explicit photos and videos …

A Tale of Four Cities: Dublin

When in Dublin, don't say: "What's the Liffey?"<p>Yes, dear readers and any offended Dubliners, before this latest trip, my first to Dublin, I had not heard of the magical River Liffey. (I slid by as an English major without reading James Joyce, and this is something I'm correcting.) If you're as …

US shark attacks: two teenagers lose limbs on same North Carolina beach

Two teenagers were seriously injured in two separate shark attacks off the coast of the same North Carolina town on Sunday, terrifying beachgoers and prompting one witness to compare the scene to the movie Jaws.<p>A 13-year-old girl and a 16-year-old boy each lost limbs in the attacks.<p>Map - Oak …

Pumping iron failing to make you leaner? Blame your genes

You're a regular in the gym's weight room, grunting and sweating in hopes of turning fat into muscle and maybe even losing some weight. And yet your goal eludes you.<p>New research on women finds that some are resistant to resistance training. For these women, the new study suggests, a welter of …

Exercise

9 Reasons To Head To Belize For Your Next Vacation Getaway

For non-stateside beach getaways, most Americans typically go with the usual options -- Mexico, the Caribbean or one of the Hawaiian islands. But what if you wanted all the trappings of a faraway beach vacation, just with less tourists? Then you've got to head to Belize.<p>Belize is way less crowded …

Belize

The Gangsters of Ferguson

Darren Wilson was innocent. If only the city's cops offered their own citizens the same due process he received.<p>Yesterday the Justice Department released the results of a long and thorough investigation into the killing of Michael Brown by Officer Darren Wilson. The investigation concluded that …

Justice

A Letter From Black America

Yes, we fear the police. Here’s why.<p><b>Last July 4, my family and I went to Long</b> Island to celebrate the holiday with a friend and her family. After eating some barbecue, a group of us decided to take a walk along the ocean. The mood on the beach that day was festive. Music from a nearby party pulsed …

Justice

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