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FIFA ethics committee member Damiani hit by revelations in 'Panama Papers'

Juan Pedro Damiani, a Uruguayan member of FIFA‘s ethics committee, has become the focus of investigation himself after explosive revelations in the so-called ‘Panama Papers.’<p>Damiani, one of South American football’s most senior officials and president of Penarol, risks a charge of conflict of …

Corruption

Why Do We Repeat the Past in Our Relationships?

<b>“We repeat what we do not repair.” —Christine Langley Obaugh</b><p>"Why would a person marry someone just like their father or mother if their parents were …

Hillary Clinton and the 'vampire squid': is Wall Street really a deadly threat?

Demonisation of Clinton’s Goldman Sachs speaking fees aside, Wall Street isn’t in great shape and its influence over country and politics is declining<p>In the 2016 presidential campaign, Wall Street and the banks have emerged as Public Enemy Number One.<p>That Hillary Clinton accepted $675,000 from …

Wall Street

3tags.org

A Complete List of Donald Trump’s Business Disasters

As debate moderators introduce every other candidate by their political credentials (Governor, Senator, what have you), Donald Trump comes to us only …

Donald Trump

A Bloody Tale of How Mexico Went Catholic

The ancient rites of the Aztecs, the brutality of the Inquisition, and the savagery of anti-clericalism all combined to give the Mexican church a …

Mexico

Albert Einstein's fascinating rise

Albert Einstein at his desk in 1929.Getty Images<p>On Thursday, a team of physicists heard and recorded the sound of two black holes colliding 1.3 billion light-years away, and in doing so opened a new era of astronomy.<p>Thursday's discovery helps validate a prediction Albert Einstein made a century ago.<p>…

Researchers release open source code for powerful image detection algorithm

A UCLA Engineering research group has made public the computer code for an algorithm that helps computers process images at high speeds and "see" …

Autonomous Cars

The head of trading at Morgan Stanley just confirmed Wall Street's worst fear

Ted Pick, the global head of sales and trading at Morgan Stanley, just confirmed Wall Street's worst fear: It has been a horrible first quarter in trading.<p>Pick was speaking at the Credit Suisse financial-services forum.<p>"The year started out OK. It started out OK for everyone," he said.<p>More …

The hedge fund manager who nailed the subprime crisis says China's problem right now is 4 times as big

The letter, seen by Business Insider, warns that China has a problem much bigger than the subprime crisis in 2008.<p>Bass was one of the hedge fund managers who correctly predicted and profited from the mortgage crisis in 2008.<p>The problem in China, according to Bass, is the banking system and its …

9 sneaky psychology tricks companies use to get you to buy stuff

And marketers may not be scientists, but they've mastered the art of using your psychology against you. By exploiting your vulnerability to different style of propaganda, companies can trick you into buying more stuff and paying more for it.<p>We've scoured the research on some of the strategies …

Three Mistakes to Avoid When Describing Your Current Job in an Interview

If you’re anything like me, your job is not this easy to explain. And that can make answering interview questions with hiring managers overly …

Employment

How to survive a global disaster: a handy guide

Whether it’s a natural disaster, bioterrorist attack or pandemic, experts reckon society as we know it will collapse within 13 days of a catastrophic event. So what do you do next?<p>On 22 June, 2001, Tara O’Toole and Thomas Inglesby of the Johns Hopkins Center for Civilian Biodefense Strategies, …

Oxford University

Mexico’s Explanation For The Missing 43 Students Simply Can't Be True, Forensic Experts Say

Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto’s administration continues to cling to its discredited story.<p>The bodies of Mexico’s missing 43 students were not incinerated at a trash dump in the town of Cocula, as President Enrique Peña Nieto's administration has maintained since November 2014, according to …

Mexico

NSA's chief hacker gave a remarkable talk on what you are doing wrong online

A big reason why they are good, the NSA's Robert Joyce explains, is due to the fact that most people will be satisfied with their networks being 97% secure. "That's what we need ... that first crack, that first seam," he said, in an unprecedented talk on network security last month at the USENIX …

Security

Raccoon tries to catch the subway at Spadina station

Move over groundhogs, a Toronto raccoon just stole your day.<p>TTC riders spotted a raccoon trying to hop on the southbound subway at Spadina station …

My morning commute with the Toronto subway raccoon

By 6:30 a.m., the streetcar platform at Spadina station is only just stirring to life. There's usually a small crowd waiting with me to catch the 510, my usual ride to work every morning. Today the crowd was a bit bigger, a bit livelier – and furrier. But none of us expected our fellow commuter …

How to Deal With a Narcissist: 5 Secrets Backed by Research

You must be tired of them. They’re everywhere. Narcissists. And if you think there are more of them than ever, you’re right. Research shows we are …

Science Says There Are 4 Types of Introverts: Which One Are You?

Being an introvert isn’t a bad thing — sure, small talk might not be your favorite activity, but you’re definitely a pro at making your alone time rock. Thanks to Susan Cain’s bestseller <i>Quiet</i>, the whole world learned what many of us already knew: Introverts are awesome. Wellesley Psychology …

These Quirky Illustrations Will Be All-Too-Familiar To People In Love

This is what it's like to love someone warts and all.<p>When you fall in love with someone, everything about that person becomes endearing -- including their quirks and shortcomings.<p>Landysh, the Russia-based artist behind the online doodle site Lingvistov, explores this idea in her new illustrated …

Relationships

This is why you’re burning out: Science proves being on call is just as stressful as working

Physiology, psychology make it harder for you to unwind if there’s even the possibility of your having to punch in<p>We would all appreciate a healthy work-life balance, but even those of us who try to unwind outside the office are frustrated by the gentle chime of email at all hours. To our delight …

Mexican authorities want to question Sean Penn over El Chapo secret meeting

Details of how Joaquin Guzman was captured thanks to meeting with Hollywood star emerge as Mexican authorities prepare to extradite drug baron to the US<p>Sean Penn was under intense scrutiny on Sunday over a cloak-and-dagger interview with the Mexican drug baron Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman as …

Mexico

Miss Manners: Friends can’t invite every friend to every function

<i>Dear Miss Manners: I was excluded from an event put together by someone I consider a very good friend. I found out about the event only by all the photos on Facebook. I am obviously very hurt by this.</i><p><i>What would your advice be on handling my feelings? Should I ask the hostess why she decided to</i> …

Weddings

5 Weird Gadgets From CES | Inc.com

There's plenty of weird science on display as the annual tech trade show known as CES kicks off in Las Vegas this week.<p>Some of the prototypes and finished products entrepreneurs are unveiling are so bizarre they have to be seen to be believed. Here are five strange devices at the top of our weird …

Gear & Gadgets

2015: une mauvaise année… pour les virus et les microbes

En cette fin d’année 2015, le Dr Alain Vadeboncoeur dresse un bilan plutôt positif des nouvelles concernant les virus et les microbes, graves et …

Santé

What Happens to Your Body on a Juice Cleanse

Ah, the start of a new year! Gym memberships suddenly spike, bathroom scales get dusted off, and friends start discussing which juice cleanse to try. …

​How Ketamine Infusions Saved My Life

Many are calling ketamine the biggest advance in depression treatment in years.<p><i>I'm going to die soon</i>. For months, this is what the voice inside my head told me, repeating over and over. I was plagued by a deep depression, an eating disorder, and drug addiction. I had tried everything from therapy …

Officials: 'Affluenza' teen, mother captured in Mexico, will be returned to U.S.

A teen fugitive who's known for using an "affluenza" defense and his mother attempted to disguise themselves and disappear among the American tourists thronging a Mexican resort city for the holidays, but are now in custody and will be returned to the U.S. after a cellphone used to order pizza gave …

Junk food is tricking your brain: The depressing science behind your binging

<b>(AP)</b><p>Research reveals fats and sweets alter the brain’s satiety-control mechanism, sending our appetites into hyperdrive<p>Ferris Jabr<p>December 27, 2015 12:00pm (UTC)<p>This article was originally published by Scientific American.<p>Matthew Brien has struggled with overeating for the past 20 years. At age 24, …

Neuroscience

Psychologists found that a 'dark triad' of personality traits could help you get ahead in your career

Well, science has some good news for you: These supposedly malignant traits may help you go places in your career, get a raise, and find your way into leadership positions, according to some fresh research.<p>The new study in the journal Social Psychological and Personality Science reveals that your …