T Wadle

76 Flips | 4 Magazines | 10 Likes | 2 Following | 6 Followers | @twadle | Keep up with T Wadle on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “T Wadle”

The Next Crash

September 15 will mark the tenth anniversary of the collapse of Lehman Brothers and near meltdown of Wall Street, followed by the Great …

Economics

The 100 best science fiction movies of all time, according to critics

At its best, science fiction can present a captivating, inventive picture of societal trends and flaws.<p>The Metacritic data we compiled here to track the most critically acclaimed sci-fi movies of all time traces a lineage of great films from Stanley Kubrick's "2001: A Space Odyssey" through the Tom …

San Francisco

'Lies My Teacher Told Me,' And How American History Can Be Used As A Weapon

When I was a high school junior in New Orleans taking AP American history, my teacher assigned us a paperback book. Slim in contrast to our hulking required textbook, it was a funny, compelling, even shocking read. <i>Lies My Teacher Told Me</i>, by James Loewen, explained how history textbooks got the …

Southern States

25 Dad Jokes That Are All Funny, No Filler

Jokes are funny, but dad jokes are funnier.

Jokes

Gifts for the Geek: Our Holiday Book Picks

<b>For the science fiction lover who won’t stop talking about “Star Wars: The Last Jedi”:</b><p>Book 1 of the Red Rising Saga<p><i>Red Rising</i> and its two sequels …

Books

8 Sci-Fi Books You Need to Read ASAP

Not too long ago, if someone asked me if I liked sci-fi novels my immediate answer would be no. However, after reading the books on this list and …

Books

Best Cheap Wines that Taste Good

These bottles are perfect for anyone with expensive taste but an aversion to being broke.<p>It’s a fact that you can’t judge a wine by its price. At the …

Whitefish

The 6 Biggest Challenges You'll Face Growing a Company (It's Harder Than You Think)

Explosive growth sounds great, but it has tons of challenges. Your focus needs to shift when your company moves to this stage.<p>It is during the rapid growth phase of a company where a product turns into a real business. Many companies do not survive this transition for a variety of reasons. Six key …

5 personal money numbers everyone should know to check their financial health

You might know your weight and your (pre-tax) income. But how much do you really know about your full financial situation? Your salary and monthly …

How to Defrost Your Car Windshield in Less Than a Minute

If you live in a place where it snows for three or more months out of the year, you know that defrosting car windows is not just a slight …

What philosopher Hannah Arendt would say about Donald Trump

Donald Trump is not a totalitarian, but his creation of a social movement is very dangerous - and the left is enabling it, explains Roger Berkowitz, …

The moral foundations of fascism: Warring psychological theories struggle to make sense of Hitler, Mussolini and you-know-who

<b>(AP)</b><p>An abstruse but bitter debate in social psychology sheds crucial light on Donald Trump, and the history behind him<p>Paul Rosenberg<p>December 4, 2016 5:00pm (UTC)<p>The week before the 2016 presidential election, Francis Wilkinson wrote a piece for Bloomberg View headlined "The Moral Foundations of …

These are the best books Bill Gates read in 2016

The world’s richest man is studying up on tennis and electrical grids this year.<p>Bill Gates, philanthropist and cofounder of Microsoft, has kept up his reading and book reviewing. Today he released an annotated list of his favorite books from 2016. They include David Foster Wallace’s essays on …

The Victory of ‘No’

The GOP’s unprecedented anti-Obama obstructionism was a remarkable success. And then it handed the party to Donald Trump.<p>On January 29, 2009, the whittled-down and beaten-up Republican minority in the House of Representatives gathered for a strange celebration of defeat.<p>The Democrats had just …

Tea Party

The economics of populism just doesn’t add up

An unlikely mix of populism and conservatism has abruptly shaken up financial markets.<p>For decades, globalization and free trade supported companies and boosted stock prices. After the 2008 crisis, slow growth and inflation led central banks to inject record amounts of stimulus into markets. This …

The Best Mountain Bike Trail in Each US State for Beginners - Page 5 of 6

South Dakota: Kiwanis<p>The 4-mile Kiwanis trails in Mitchell, South Dakota are flow trails beginners and intermediate riders alike will enjoy. This …

Best Cerebral Sci-Fi Movies that Will Blow Your Mind

The best cerebral sci-fi movies are so intellectually challenging because, while the reality they portray isn't yet possible, it certainly isn't …

Science Fiction

12 Highly Bingeable Urban Fantasy Series

By now. you’ve probably finished your Netflix <i>Luke Cage</i> binge. Undoubtedly you feel bereft, adrift, and without anything new to fill your brainspace. …

Books

The World's Happiest Man Wishes You Wouldn't Call Him That

What if we told you there was a man who had unlocked the secret to human joy? That despite all the pain and suffering and bad news out there, a monk on a mountaintop in Nepal has discovered a kind of template for How to Be Happy. In fact, so wise and ebullient is Matthieu Ricard that he's been …

London School of Economics

22 Sci-Fi Movies You Don't Have To Be A Nerd To Enjoy

They're all future classics.<p><i>Note: Submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity.</i>

Science Fiction

Greatest of All Time | Peter T. Struck

Audio brought to you by curio.io, a <i>Lapham’s Quarterly</i> partner<p><b>L</b>ast fall, <i>Forbes</i> magazine was all atwitter as Tiger Woods closed in on becoming “the …

15 TED talks that offer career advice you've probably never heard before

But often some of the most valuable advice is the stuff that doesn't get repeated ad nauseam.<p>Thankfully, unconventional thinking is at home on the TED stage, and there are plenty of talks that feature some insightful, if not counterintuitive, career wisdom.<p>Here are some of the best talks:

What’s new on HBO (September 2018)

The end of summer is approaching, but HBO has lots of reasons for you to stay inside and wait out the remaining heat in the comfort of an …

Die Hard

This incredible 3000-mile urban cycle path will link Maine to Florida

Construction of an ambitious urban cycle trail is underway that will link Maine to Florida when it is complete.<p>The East Coast Greenway project was first conceived in 1991, with the idea of joining existing trails via new links, with the entire path moving through one continuous traffic-free route. …

5 Fidelity Funds You Can Hold Until You Die

Fidelity mutual funds are among the best on the market today, and these excel in the long term<p>Fidelity Investments is one of only a few mutual fund …

The 10 Best Sci-Fi and Fantasy Books of 2016 So Far

From silkpunk to Big Data dystopia, the year's best SF/F (so far).<p>Four magical Londons or four women who meet during a violent rebellion? Sleeping …

Here are some tax-efficient strategies you can use to transfer wealth within your family

<b>Using the Educational/Medical Exclusion</b><p>Individuals can pay an unlimited amount for someone else's tuition or healthcare directly to the education or healthcare provider, without using up any of the donor's annual exclusion or lifetime applicable exclusions from gift or generation-skipping transfer …

40 Best Science Fiction TV Shows of All Time

40<p>‘Humans’ (2015-Present)<p>This British import that showed up on AMC last the summer was drowned out by buzzier shows; we're hoping the upcoming second …

Tools You Will Want in an Outdoor Emergency

Tools You Will Want in an Outdoor EmergencyWhen preparing an emergency kit for the car or camper, or for a compartment in your backpack, keep in mind …

17 Camping Gear Fails You Never Want to Make Again

We've all done some stupid stuff while camping. Let's learn from our mistakes.<p><b>Not bringing warm enough clothes:</b> This is the number one mistake I see. Inevitably, someone has failed to realized that the mountains are colder than the city or that the desert can be, too. Or, they think, “45 degrees? I …