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Disney fires Guardians of the Galaxy franchise director after offensive tweets

James Gunn has been fired as director of the Guardians of the Galaxy franchise after a series of offensive tweets have resurfaced.<p>The 51-year-old film-maker had been behind the first two Marvel hits and was working on the script for the third. Tweets of his from 2008 and 2009 were discovered by the …

Comic Books

Dan Coats and Rod Rosenstein Defy Trump

From public speeches to hushed private conversations, this year’s Aspen Security Forum has been dominated by a single question: Why is Donald Trump so insistent on meeting with Vladimir Putin? Five days after the Trump-Putin summit in Helsinki, the annual gathering of dozens of current and former …

Donald Trump

This Stunning Story of Kindness on Southwest Airlines Shows: Always Talk to Strangers on Airplanes

This is an incredible lesson on why you should always be nice to other airline passengers.<p>Many of us spend a lot of time on airplanes. So, imagine you're a passenger on Southwest Airlines.<p>You find an open aisle seat in Row 14. You stow your bags and settle in. You get comfortable. And then, the …

Southwest Airlines

Republicans Have an Alger Hiss Problem Named Mariia

The arrest of an alleged Russian spy has conservatives running for cover. Here’s what they should do instead.<p>Alleged Russian spy Mariia Butina was arrested just a few days short of the 70th anniversary of the last major accusation of Russian infiltration in America’s political system: when on Aug. …

Political Science

George Michael took his own life after four failed attempts, boyfriend claims

George Michael's boyfriend has claimed the singer committed suicide after making four previous attempts to take his own life. Fadi Fawaz, who found Michael dead at his Oxfordshire home in 2016, said the singer died at the age of 53 on Christmas Eve, the birthday of his late mother.<p>An inquest found …

George Michael

From Project Houston to Bruce McArthur's arrest: a timeline of what we know so far

Six months after Bruce McArthur's arrest, unsealed warrant information and exhibits from his earlier assault case have revealed new details about the …

Crime

Midlife crisis? It’s a myth. Why life gets better after 50

Beware midlife! You will be prone to sudden, disruptive upheaval. Around the age of 50 your productivity, creativity and adaptability begin their inexorable decline. With them, happiness ebbs. Your best years are behind you. Naturally, your job, marriage and shattered aspirations are to blame. If …

Middle Age

CIA: China is waging a 'quiet kind of cold war' against US

ASPEN, Colo. (AP) — China is waging a "quiet kind of cold war" against the United States, using all its resources to try to replace America as the leading power in the world, a top CIA expert on Asia said Friday.<p>Beijing doesn't want to go to war, he said, but the current communist government, under …

Cold War

A wellness expert says *this* is the next big thing

<i>If you want to know what’s next in wellness, Susie Ellis is a *very* good person to ask. She’s the chairwoman and CEO of Global Wellness Institute,</i> …

Happiness

Can Hannah Gadsby’s Nanette Bring Queer Storytelling the Attention It’s Due?

<i>This post is part of</i> <i>Outward</i><i>, Slate’s home for coverage of LGBTQ life, thought, and culture.</i> <i>Read more here</i><i>.</i><p>Critics have praised Hannah Gadsby’s …

LGBTQI

What if people were paid for their data?

“DATA SLAVERY.” Jennifer Lyn Morone, an American artist, thinks this is the state in which most people now live. To get free online services, she …

Artificial Intelligence

Doctor Visits You Need to Make at Every Age

If you want to prevent illness, it’s important to get the right screenings at the right time—but when is the right time. We cull through the …

Cancer

The Mental Trick That Can Help You Ruthlessly Prioritize Your Goals | Inc.com

Not long ago, I had dinner with a promising entrepreneur. We discussed his startup, and I offered plenty of advice.<p>I hope he chooses to follow one particular suggestion: ruthless prioritization.<p>No matter who you are, you can't do more than three things well - let alone recall more than three …

Time Management

칸막이 없는 사무실은 좋지 않다

칸막이 없는 사무실은 좋지 않다 2018년 7월 20일 | By: veritaholic | 과학 | No Comment<p>칸막이 없는 사무실에서 다른 사람이 계속 신경쓰인다면 그건 당신 잘못이 아닙니다. 이달 초 왕립학회 철학회보 B(Philosophical …

Mulling a White House Bid, Eric Holder May Be Overestimating the Value of Obama Nostalgia

And away we go:<p>Ryan’s anonymous sources, it’s worth noting, are exclaiming the same thing that Holder himself has been saying for months, which gives …

Donald Trump

Donald Trump Is No Patriot

It’s not clear he even understands the distinction between self and country upon which the idea of patriotism rests.<p>In 1945, George Orwell distinguished between “nationalism” and “patriotism.” Nationalism, he argued, is the belief that your nation should dominate others. It “is inseparable from the …

Donald Trump

What to do when you think your life sucks

When life sucks, it’s hard to be around perpetually perky people. My college room mate had unrelenting positivity and I frequently responded with …

Self-help

My Mother and Her Scammer

She was fooled by a group of expert criminals. The rest of us were fooled by her.<p>The voice mail was from my mother’s longtime stockbroker, in the private-client department at Charles Schwab. “We’ve had some requests for large cash withdrawals from her account,” she said, and asked me to call her …

Siblings

How to be smarter than people smarter than you

<i>Are you ready for this big secret?</i> Read.<p><i>— — —</i><p><i>Thanks for taking your time with this post! If you liked this, please hit the —</i><p><b>Just kidding.</b> I have more …

Money

Want to Think Like a Leader? Research Says to Do this One Thing

The answer to "What makes a great leader?" can be found in the question.<p>If you want to be a successful leader, research shows there's a winning approach you can take -- and it may not be what you expect.<p>Most people are familiar with the idea of self-affirmations and the power of positive thinking. …

Leadership

The Industrial Era Ended, and So Will the Digital Era

In a famous scene in the 1967 movie <i>The Graduate</i>, a family friend takes aside Dustin Hoffman’s character, Benjamin Braddock, and whispers in a conspiratorial tone, “Plastics….There’s a great future in plastics.” It seems quaint today, but back then plastics really were new and exciting.<p>If the movie …

Innovation

The Scooting Life: Are Electric Scooters Worth the Trouble?

Let’s get one thing out of the way: battery-powered scooters, which, in recent months, have littered the sidewalks of American cities, are fantastically ugly. Though the tires are a little thicker, and there’s wiring and, usually, a digital speedometer, they’re modelled after the flimsy kick …

San Francisco

The Strange Prophecies in Norman Mailer’s “The Armies of the Night”

“On a day somewhat early in September, the year of the first March on the Pentagon, 1967, the phone rang one morning and Norman Mailer, operating on his own principle of war games and random play, picked it up.” So begins Norman Mailer’s “The Armies of the Night,” and, as I read it almost fifty …

Literature

Parenting In The Age Of Screens: Here's What The Experts Do

<i>A version of this piece ran in February 2018.</i><p>Parents today struggle to set screen time guidelines.<p>One big reason is a lack of role models. Grandma doesn't have any tried-and-true sayings about iPad time. This stuff is just too new.<p>But many experts on kids and media are also parents themselves. So …

Parenting

My Dead

<i>This is the second story in this summer’s Flash Fiction series. You can read the entire series, and last summer’s Flash Fiction stories, here.</i><p>Her name was Beth. We didn’t know each other. We took her car and headed to Missouri from Chicago. I remember that by the time we’d gone a few miles south on …

Military

7 Things You'll Notice the Happiest People Always Doing

Here are seven habits of the happiest people, which will make the rest of us perpetually jealous if we don't hop on the wagon and join them.<p>So much has been written about the burgeoning happiness movement within the ever-expanding field of positive psychology, it's hard to keep up.<p>What scientists …

Happiness

She Said Was Raped; Now She's In Jail After Telling Cops It Was A Lie

The unusual prosecution has been praised by men's rights groups, but Nikki Yovino's confession has raised questions about how police treat women who report rape.<p><b>On June 5</b>, Nikki Yovino went to jail. She had maintained for the previous 20 months that she was raped by two Sacred Heart University …

Title IX

Will Donald Trump be Triumphant, Tetchy or Torpedo?

FIRST came the fiasco of the G7’s summit last month in Charlevoix, Canada, when President Donald Trump refused to sign the final communiqué amid …

Geopolitics

Why England’s Offense Only Looks Threatening

Perhaps it would have been easier on everyone in England’s 2–0 win against Sweden in the World Cup quarterfinals if we had cancelled open …

Soccer

This is how to overcome social anxiety: 5 powerful tips backed by research

Your mind races. Your palms sweat. The words don’t come out of your mouth right, if they come at all. We’ve all been there at one time or another. …

Self-help