Viktoria Moroz

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WATCH: Author Sidney Blumenthal: Trump’s demanding loyalty “like a Mafia boss”

Journalist and former Clinton adviser says, “I would not rule out Trump attempting to fire Robert Mueller”<p>Former presidents Abraham Lincoln and Bill Clinton did not demand loyalty the way President Donald Trump has, said Sidney Blumenthal, a former adviser and confidant to both Hillary and Bill …

There's a New Kind of Moisturizer, and Sephora Can't Keep It in Stock

If I have little patience for marketing gimmicks, it's because as an editor, I'm plagued by <i>so</i> many on a regular basis. (Sorry, but I'm still not …

Skin Care

Hacker Lexicon: What Is an Attack Surface?

Amid so many recent high-profile hacks and data breaches, security experts are fond of pointing out that there's no such thing as perfect security. …

Cybersecurity

Trump’s Most Chilling Economic Lie

A so-called trade war with China would be an absolute disaster for the United States and its citizens.<p><b>Donald Trump</b> has threatened to upend the post-World War II geopolitical order. What he finds most vexing about that order is the rise of China. Today, China is the largest trading economy in the …

The Best Pore-Minimizing Products to Try Now

Pores. We've all got 'em. And while experts agree unilaterally that there's really no way of shrinking them for good, there are primers and products that cover, blur, and minimize the appearance of dusky divots right on the spot. Here, we've rounded up the best of the bunch to purge those tiny …

What the World Might Look Like in 5 Years, According to U.S. Intelligence

Even America's own government analysts see the American Era drawing to a close.<p>Every four years, a group of U.S. intelligence analysts tries to predict the future. And this year, in a report released just weeks before Donald Trump assumes the presidency, those analysts forecast a massive shift in …

Geopolitics

Here's The Makeup That'll Make You Look Filtered In Real Life

Get ready to glow.<p>It’s next to impossible to wake up like this:<p>But, we’ll be damned if we don’t try.<p>Thankfully, the beauty industry understands this struggle and we’re not left to our own devices. They are readily producing items that make us look #flawless.<p>We’ve rounded up some of our favorites …

Can democracy survive the fourth industrial revolution? Should it?

“Democracy is on its way,” concluded Dick Morris in 2001, in an article entitled “Direct democracy and the internet”. Five years earlier, John Perry Barlow, the founder of Electronic Frontier Foundation, published a “Declaration of the Independence of Cyberspace”. It began with suitably …

Political Science

Americans Settle Down in Trumpistan, Brought to Us by the FBI

In this dark new age of ever accelerating outrages, we can’t forget the outrageous decision that put us here in the first place.<p>The WTF moments …

Is income inequality always a bad thing?

Income inequality is on the rise. Many economists and analysts take it as given that inequality does economic harm. But for something that has become conventional wisdom, there is surprisingly little evidence to make a definitive case that income inequality is bad for the economy.<p>First, the facts: …

Brace yourself: the most disruptive phase of globalization is just beginning

To properly understand globalization, you need to start 200,000 years ago.<p>Richard Baldwin skillfully takes on this daunting task in a new book, starting all the way back with the hunter-gatherers. For too long, he says, traditional analysis of trade has been too narrow, he argues.<p>The economist, who …

20+ of the most beautiful places in Italy

IF THERE IS ONE COUNTRY that has so many beautiful spots that it just seems like it’s bragging, it’s Italy. Roughly the size of Arizona, the Italian …

The Debasing of American Politics

The Economist: “The recording of him boasting about grabbing women ‘by the pussy’, long before he was a candidate, was unpleasant enough. More …

Amplification of Cretaceous Warmth by Biological Cloud Feedbacks

That’s the title of an article in <i>Science</i> today (available here with subs.) I’m giving a talk this morning so don’t have a lot of time to comment on …

Central Bank Digital Currencies: a Revolution in Banking?

Several central banks, including the Bank of England, the People’s Bank of China, the Bank of Canada and the Federal Reserve, are exploring the …

The twisted morality of climate denial: How religion and American exceptionalism are undermining our future

Despite overwhelming scientific consensus, Americans remain split on climate change. Here’s why<p>James Inhofe, the senior Republican senator from Oklahoma and author of "The Great Hoax: How the Global Warming Conspiracy Threatens Your Future," has recently become chairman of the Senate’s Environment …

Big Bang, Deflated? Universe May Have Had No Beginning

If a new theory turns out to be true, the universe may not have started with a bang.<p>In the new formulation, the universe was never a singularity, or …

Physics

Kathleen M. Mangan

Posted by in Beyond the Guidebook onMay 1, 2014<p>In ancient times, Ireland’s dramatic western seacoast was thought to be the edge of the world. Now a 1,500-mile touring route, the Wild Atlantic Way, connects more than 150 “discovery points” worth experiencing along the way. Here are some of the most …

Russia says will react if U.S. imposes new sanctions | Reuters

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia will take counter measures if Washington imposes new sanctions on Moscow over the Ukraine crisis, Russia’s Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov said on Saturday.<p>Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov looks on at the start of two days of closed-door nuclear talks …

Emerging markets dive following contagion from Russia

The collapse of the Russian rouble and worries about the US Federal Reserve have hit developing markets<p>A sell-off that has engulfed emerging markets accelerated on Tuesday after investors balked at the crisis in Russia and dumped currencies, bonds and stocks across the developing world.<p>Brazil’s …

MH17 investigation: Ukraine's Petro Poroshenko promises quick resolution

The Ukrainian president, Petro Poroshenko, has spoken of the solidarity between his country and Australia and has vowed to expose those responsible for the Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 tragedy.<p>Poroshenko pledged to bring the probe into the disaster to a prompt close so the world could know the …

Who loses if Russia implodes?

No one wins if Russia's economy falls apart.<p>Its trading partners -- countries and businesses -- are watching with concern as Russia scrambles to tackle a deepening economic crisis, sparked by plunging oil prices and punishing international sanctions.<p>The ruble has been in free fall and is already …

Despite aggressive rate hike, Russia on the brink as ruble plummets

Frantic Russians are crowding foreign exchange windows, real estate offices and big-ticket retailers in search of dollars, euros, property, jewellery, cars, appliances and other assets that seem more likely to retain their value than the dwindling cash in their bank accounts.<p>Deep worries over the …

This ‘iPhone 7’ concept shows just how much better the iPhone can get

The iPhone 6 is one of the world’s best smartphones but there’s always room for improvement. As we’ve noted before, one area where Apple could …

Ruble crisis could shake Putin's grip on power | Reuters

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia failed to halt the collapse of the ruble on Tuesday, leaving President Vladimir Putin facing a full-blown currency crisis that could weaken his iron grip on power.<p>A 6.5 percentage point interest rate rise to 17 percent overnight failed to prevent the currency hitting …

Asia comforted by strong Wall Street, confident Fed | Reuters

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Asian shares rallied on Thursday after U.S. stocks enjoyed their strongest session this year when the Federal Reserve sounded upbeat on the economy and promised to be patient in removing policy stimulus.<p>The jitters of recent days also calmed a touch as Russia managed to stabilise …

Ukraine and Russia take center stage as leaders gather for G20 | Reuters

BRISBANE Australia (Reuters) - A showdown between Western leaders and Russian President Vladimir Putin is likely at the G20 summit in Australia starting on Saturday, following fresh reports of Russian troops pouring into eastern Ukraine.<p>Ukraine has accused Russia of sending soldiers and weapons to …