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10 Days To Winning @ Work<p>Get my free <i>10 Days to Winning @ Work</i> email course to learn the best strategies for saving time, communicating brilliantly, …

16 Incredibly Beautiful Aerial Pictures Of The American West

America the beautiful is even more stunning at 15,000 feet.<p>Niaz Uddin's pictures, taken from extraordinary heights, capture breathtaking bird's-eye perspectives of the American West. BuzzFeed News spoke with Uddin about how he got started in aerial photography and what motivates him as an …

Fact-free conservative media is a symptom of GOP troubles, not a cause

Donald Trump has been helped by a conservative-media environment in which there is no penalty for being wrong all the time, for being openly bigoted, or for being obviously doomed to failure in a general election.<p>I just want to note that the Republican Party cannot be fixed through the taming of …

Special effects are going old-school

The year 2015 may be remembered as when movies officially rekindled their love affair with practical effects.<p>While the digitally rendered dinosaurs of “Jurassic World” ruled the box office this summer, there was ample evidence that Hollywood has renewed its reverence for doing things old-school, …

I survived the deadliest day in Everest’s history, and I’m still surviving it

Promotional posters for the new <i>Everest</i> movie recently appeared in New York City subway stations, and these days I travel to and from work with a strange lump in my throat.<p><i>Everest</i>, which opens in wide release in the US today (Sept. 25), is based on the true story of how eight people died in a storm …

Mountaineering

The invisible network that keeps the world running

Inside the humungous, algorithmically controlled matrix that supplies most of what you own<p>It's been just over 45 years since the Apollo Moon landings, and some would have it that we are failing to build big anymore; that we've since become too fascinated with the small, too impressed by our tablet …

What Exactly is American Cheese?

When we think of American cheese, we think about that ooey-gooey goodness melted in a fresh-off-the-skillet grilled cheese. Those individually …

Utah by Dirt: Seeking the Secrets of the Desert

Adventure<p>Hot, harsh, arid wastelands, nothing but sand, sky, and rocks. Majestic, sweeping landscapes, teeming with a life that seems it shouldn’t be, and more things to see, experience, and explore than one could imagine to fit in a lifetime. These are two ways to describe the desert, neither …

Hiking

The awesome dad move that smashed sports’ boys’ club: Stephen Curry’s MVP parenting

<b>Stephen and Riley Curry (AP/Ben Margot)</b><p>Hoops sensation brings daughter to post-game media session. Sports writers hate it. Sports writers are loathsome<p>Steve Almond<p>June 1, 2015 10:59pm (UTC)<p>It is hard to explain to casual basketball fans just how astonishing it is that Golden State Warriors point …

Basketball

Beaches, sun and Vindaloo

Thinking of spending Christmas in India? With a hot and tropical winter climate, India’s best beaches, a famous party culture, and a Christian population that celebrates the Christmas season with feasting and festivities, Goa should be high on your list of winter travel destinations. As the charter …

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Teaching Smart People How to Learn

Any company that aspires to succeed in the tougher business environment of the 1990s must first resolve a basic dilemma: success in the marketplace increasingly depends on learning, yet most people don’t know how to learn. What’s more, those members of the organization that many assume to be the …

Management

Parents Who Take Their Kids on Planes Don't Owe Anyone an Apology

Recently there was an adorable news story about parents flying with their new baby and giving out a “goodie bag,” including earplugs, to passengers …

Parenting

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Chelsea transfer news: AC Milan want to end Fernando Torres loan deal

Chelsea striker's two-year loan deal is under threat with AC Milan hoping to send Spaniard to Atletico Madrid<p>AC Milan have held discussions over how they can dump on-loan flop Fernando Torres and hope to swap him with Atletico Madrid’s Alessio Cerci.<p>Torres joined Milan from <b>Chelsea</b> on a two-year …

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The Little-Known Story of How The Shawshank Redemption Became One of the Most Beloved Films of All Time

A dud at the box office when it opened 20 years ago this week, The Shawshank Redemption now perennially tops IMDb’s favorite-movies list—the ultimate in “guy cry” cinema. A story of studio maneuvering, big paychecks deferred, and well-earned roof suds.<p>The odds of a successful jailbreak are never …

Does the human eye prove that God exists?

Darwin was baffled by it; Christians see it as evidence of the divine. Will science ever unlock the secrets of the human eye?<p><b>When the body of Dr Yoshiki Sasai,</b> an eminent Japanese biologist, was discovered in August this year, his death was widely mourned across the world of <b>science</b>. Not just for …

Not Another Donald Sterling Moment

Getting more affluent white people to buy tickets to a professional basketball game is not the cause for which civil-rights pioneers suffered and …

IT as revenue generator: McKinsey Global Survey results

Executives expect IT’s importance for earnings growth to increase dramatically in the next five years, according to our seventh annual survey on …

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10 Bar Bets You'll Always Win

You might win these bets, but depending on your watering hole of choice, you might get your smarmy ass tossed out on the curb too.<p>In the 1960s, …

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The International Basketball Federation Is Forcing Sikhs To Take Their Turbans Off

#LetSikhsPlay is a response to Indian players Amrit Pal Singh and Amjyot Singh being denied the right to wear their turbans during Asia Cup games.<p>Last Saturday night in Wuhan, China, moments before the beginning of the Asia Cup's India vs. Japan game, referees told Indian players Amrit Pal Singh …