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How to win an argument, even when you're wrong

I taught him a technique that I have found incredibly powerful. So powerful, you can even use it to great effect, with evil intent.<p>I'm not suggesting that you'd do this, but I do love a good debate. It's possible there may have been times, at a dinner party or two, where I've used this approach to …

These 5 Public Speaking Tips Will Make Your Next Pitch Sound Like a TED Talk

Try these scientifically proven ways to engage your audience.<p>The most popular TED Talks share five qualities that any entrepreneur or speaker can -- and should -- adopt in their very next pitch or presentation. The list below is based on an analysis of more than 500 TED Talks (150 hours), …

Public Speaking

Minds turned to ash

Is burnout simply the result of working too hard? Josh Cohen argues that the root of the problem lies deeper than that<p><b>When Steve first</b> came to my …

Mind

What science doesn’t know about the menopause: what it’s for and how to treat it | Rose George

It is a critical stage of life for half the population, yet women struggling with symptoms are confronted with conflicting advice. Why is so little understood about the menopause?<p>My physio, a young woman called Lucy, was simply making conversation. She wanted to distract me from the serious …

Women's Health

Sunni v Shia: why the conflict is more political than religious

Across the Middle East, sectarianism has always been linked to the battle for power, resources and territory<p>Time was, across the Arab world, that it was simply rude to ask people their religion or sect, even if it was obvious from their name, their accent, from where they lived or worshipped or the …

Middle East

After the Paris attacks: It’s time for a new Enlightenment | Pankaj Mishra

We must move past the tired debate that pits the modern west against its backward other and recover the Enlightenment ideal of rigorous self-criticism<p>The perpetrators of the unconscionable massacre of Charlie Hebdo’s journalists, and the gratuitous killing of French Jews at a supermarket, were the …

Religion