Pete

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The stigma of being an atheist in the US

<b>Atheists in the US are rallying together, launching a new TV programme and providing support for those who go public with their beliefs.</b><p>"Sometimes things need to be said, and fights need to be fought even if they are unpopular. To the closeted atheists, you are not alone, and you deserve …

Quartz - India

Potty training might just break me

I read all the books. Oh, I was so smug. And then came the hell that would imperil our home — and my sanity<p>In my life, I have grilled politicians, broken bread with criminals, waded through floodwaters and stood perilously close to fires. I was in labor for <i>four</i> <i>days</i> with little more than a strong …

Photographer Explores Beauty Through Facial Symmetry

Both Sides Of is a series by photographer Alex John Beck that explores the definition of physical beauty. Each image in the British-born, New York-based photographer's collection is a composite offering two sets of symmetrical faces. One image takes the left half of the subject's face and mirrors …

The young Swede who wants to transform e-commerce

<b>While most of Carl Waldekranz's classmates went travelling when they graduated from their high school in Stockholm, he decided to set up an advertising agency instead.</b><p>Just 19 years old at the time, and with no experience in the advertising world, the Swede found a cheap office and launched his …

After Snowden: How vulnerable is the internet?

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1048000/1048952_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524689846_82ea6d5b9c5cfa7123e03f99962e6d93<p><b>The internet was designed to be free and open. Eight months after Edward Snowden's first leaks of classified information, is that still the case?</b><p>The …

10 Scientifically Proven Ways to Be Incredibly Happy

Try one. Try them all. They work. Science says so.<p>It's easy to think of happiness as a <i>result</i>, but happiness is also a <i>driver</i>.<p>One example: While I'm definitely into finding ways to improve personal productivity (whether a one-day burst, or a lifetime, or things you should <i>not</i> do every day), probably …

Happiness

Why marketing isn’t marketing anymore

<i>Bruno Aziza is a big data entrepreneur and author.</i><p>When it comes time to hire a head of marketing, many of the tech entrepreneurs I’ve worked with and advised imagine bringing on someone who’s a master of SEO and A/B testing, who will drive millions of new visitors to their website. They may see a …

Do You Have the Entrepreneurial 'X Factor?'

3 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There's a mysterious "X factor" shared by entrepreneurs around the world. Fledgling entrepreneurs reach for it, while the successful seem to wear it effortlessly. But what is this elusive entrepreneurial element? Is it a learned …

Entrepreneurship

The Hidden Ecosystem Of The Walmart Parking Lot

Stick around outside a Walmart long enough and you’ll notice that a lot of people actually live there. In a new series, photographer Nolan Conway documents these parking lot nomads.<p>Pull into a Walmart parking lot late at night and you’ll probably run into a few RVs that didn’t quite make it to …