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FTC opens investigation into Facebook after Cambridge Analytica scrapes millions of users’ personal information

The Federal Trade Commission has opened an investigation into Facebook following reports that a data analytics firm that had worked with the Trump campaign had improperly accessed names, “likes” and other personal information about tens of millions of the social site’s users without their knowledge.<p>…

Autonomous Cars

The Most Popular Airbnb in Every European Country

Sometimes, European hotels can be too expensive, too cookie-cutter, too... hotel-y. When we're looking for that "home away from home" feel with a dash of luxury—or maybe a dash of the bizarre—we turn to Airbnb for lighthouses in Croatia, castles in Ireland, private islands in Scandinavia, and some …

European Travel

Analysis: What guides Vatican diplomacy?

Vatican City, Jan 10, 2018 / 02:00 pm (CNA).- At a traditional new year's meeting between Pope Francis and diplomats to the Vatican, the pope painted …

Catholicism

Ramen Carbonara for a Rough Morning

A good carbonara is a thing of beauty: a tangle of noodles slicked with a creamy cheese-forward sauce, little nuggets of salty pork cheeks. The sauce …

Italian Food

This App Will Turn You Into a Grammar Wizard

Be a more productive writer in 2018 with Grammarly.<p>Save yourself from grammar-induced embarrassment and invest in a tool that will serve as your personal editor. Developed by linguists and language lovers, Grammarly Premium is an innovative writing app that examines and corrects hundreds of …

Retirement planning: Here's how much money you should have saved at every age

When it comes to savings, Americans are falling short. Nearly 70% of adults have less than $1,000 in their savings accounts.<p>Retirement funds are looking equally bleak. In fact, about half of US families have zero retirement account savings.<p>"Particularly the younger generation likes to think, 'I'll …

Retirement

Digital residency pays off big for Estonia

Estonia is expected to get a 100-to-one-euro return on investment for its e-Residency program, which lets anybody start a business from afar. It is …

Icos

The best games of 2017

It had just turned April when we declared that 2017 was a great year for video games. The post-holiday quarter is usually fairly quiet for new releases, but in 2017 it brought us legitimate contenders for game of the year in <i>The Legend of Zelda:</i> <i>Breath of the Wild</i>, <i>Horizon Zero Dawn</i> and <i>Persona 5</i> -- …

The 1 Masterful Trait of People With High Emotional Intelligence | Inc.com

Emotional intelligence has been hotly debated as a predictor of success for decades.Yet in leadership practice, there's no question: You need EQ to lead people successfully.<p>While there are various tenets of EQ that make leaders shine, one that every person in charge of people should develop is</i> …

Emotional Intelligence

Ten Basic Facts about the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

In all the discussion about this decades-long conflict and the quest for a solution, some basic facts are too often missing, neglected, downplayed, or skewed.<p>Not only does this do a disservice to history, but it also contributes to prolonging the conflict by perpetuating false assumptions and …

Israel

AI creates fake celebrity porn for Redditors to fap to

Artificial intelligence is a game-changer. Never in the history of human existence has there existed a technology with the power to wipe out cancer, end traffic accidents, and perhaps even formulate an actionable plan to reverse climate change. And fortunately for us, some of the smartest people in …

The modern-day version of a thousand-year-old philosophy can help anyone be more confident

Ever feel like you're not good enough? Something bad happens and your brain plays a YouTube highlight reel of every mistake you've ever made. Your confidence crashes and your self-esteem flatlines.<p>You're not alone. People have been feeling like this as long as there have been people. It's an old …

Self-help

This Neighborhood in Canada Looks Like Something Straight Out of a Holiday Movie (Video)

Across the world, towns and cities are festooning their streets with lights, decking their halls with holly, and hosting all kinds of holiday …

A Complete List of Classic Poems Everyone Should Know

Poetry That Shapes English Through the Ages<p>Here’s a list of essential classics everyone should know. These old poems form the tradition of the …

13 signs you're smarter than you realize

Psychology

Revealed: The 20 cheapest European cities for an autumn break

Most Magical Christmas Markets Around the World

This time of year, cities around the world embrace the festive and jolly spirit with glimmering lights, handmade décor, and regal Christmas trees. …

Putin outlaws the use of VPNs throughout Russia

MOSCOW (AP) — A law banning the use of virtual private networks, or VPNs, and other internet proxy services has come into effect in Russia.<p>MOSCOW (AP) — A law banning the use of virtual private networks, or VPNs, and other internet proxy services has come into effect in Russia.<p>The law, the latest …

Privacy

26 time-management tricks I wish I'd known at 20

Time-management skills can take a while to learn.<p>Étienne Garbugli, a Montreal-based product and marketing consultant, the author of "Lean B2B: Build Products Businesses Want," and the creator of a course to help entrepreneurs find their target market, distilled the lessons he wishes he'd known when …

Time Management

The 14 Best European Cities for Solo Travelers

Europe is one of the best places to go for a solo trip—the flight isn’t too long, there’s great tourist infrastructure, and the people are friendly. …

European Travel

The war against Pope Francis

His modesty and humility have made him a popular figure around the world. But inside the church, his reforms have infuriated conservatives and sparked a revolt. By Andrew Brown<p>Pope Francis is one of the most hated men in the world today. Those who hate him most are not atheists, or protestants, or …

Christianity

Eight habits of highly emotionally intelligent people

When emotional intelligence first appeared to the masses, it served as the missing link in a peculiar finding: people with average IQs outperform …

6 Smart Things Super Productive People Do to Get More Things Done Every Day | Inc.com

Ever wish you had more than 24 hours in a day to get more things done? I'm with you. In the struggle to be more productive amid so many distractions, we need tools and techniques that work to our advantage without us working ourselves to death.<p>While these may not involve the benefit of technology …

Time Management

The Most Powerful Passports in the World, Ranked

With affordable flight deals, new airlines, and innovative hotels popping up all over the world, traveling is more accessible now than ever before. …

South Korea

Your attitude is more important to your success than your IQ

When it comes to success, it's easy to think that people blessed with brains are inevitably going to leave the rest of us in the dust. But new research from Stanford University will change your mind (and your attitude).<p>Psychologist Carol Dweck has spent her entire career studying attitude and …

Self-improvement

15 books Malcolm Gladwell thinks everyone should read

A 2015 New York Times article poked fun at how often he blurbs books and recommends them on social media.<p>The bestselling author has published multiple books and articles exploring human behavior from all angles; he also recently launched a hit podcast.<p>We dug through years of his tweets, book …

Books

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Scientists Are Finally Set to Mass-Produce The Active Compound Found in Magic Mushrooms

Psilocybin for everrrrybody!<p>For nearly 60 years scientists have known the chemical responsible for magic mushrooms' psychedelic reputation is a …

Magic Mushrooms

Spelling Reform: Double-s Words - German Language - Eszett

Is it daß or dass?<p><b>A unique feature of the German alphabet</b> is the <b>ß</b> character. Found in no other language, part of the uniqueness of the ß — aka …

Language