Idealism

Japan's historical resistance to Christianity

Jesus and Japan go back a long way, longer than you’d think if you don’t happen to know of a peculiar legend that has the Son of God sojourning — …

Samurai

These Beauty Storage Buys Will Reduce Your Stress On Rushed Mornings

Some call it the smuggest trend on the internet, while others take it as a welcome push to reorganize their personal space. Wherever you fall, …

Beauty

What do idealists want?

Arvind Kejriwal in a still from ‘An Insignificant Man’; Yogendra Yadav and Aung San Suu Kyi.<p>There is an Indian melancholy all through the film <i>An</i> …

Arvind Kejriwal

How to Shoot and Edit Natural Looking Holiday Home Photos

Real estate photography, while not the sexiest of photography genres, is quite accessible and a handy way to earn some cash, especially if your …

Tutorials

To Trust or Mistrust – Part I

When you’ve grown up in an environment where your parents kept secrets or invalidated your perceptions, you learned to doubt yourself. You may become …

Relationships

Breitbart editor: We defended Roy Moore to protect Donald Trump - Salon.com

The editor-in-chief of the ultra-conservative, Steve Bannon-run news outlet Breitbart admitted during a radio broadcast Friday morning that his team's defense of defeated Alabama senatorial candidate Roy Moore was a bid to protect President Donald Trump from the potential fallout from the various …

Donald Trump

Top 11 Ways Men Destroy Their Marriage

It is important to remember that the main goal of marriage should be peace and happiness. So, while this list below may seen daunting, always …

Marriage

Data will change the world, and we must get its governance right

The chancellor’s announcement of a new centre for data ethics is welcome. But we must ensure that it has the power to address the ethical issues it identified<p>Data, data everywhere – but will it make our lives better, or put us at risk? In recent months it has become clear that while the …

Big Data

Manufacturing Jobs Have Disappeared In The U.S. Here’s How High Schools Could Help.

By Gabe Rivin<p>The past often looms large when people talk about Endicott.<p>Endicott was the birthplace of IBM. It was a manufacturing powerhouse. Shoes, …

Bill Gates

What satire looks like in India

What satire looks like in India<p>In May, a picture of Ryan Gosling – not a particularly flattering one – went viral on Facebook for no apparent reason. …

Prince William

This Week in Photography Books: Jason Reblando

My son is studying American history in 4th grade.<p>Benjamin Franklin.<br>The Revolution.<br>“Give me liberty, or give me death.”<p>His little sister, all of five, …

Photography

Humans 2.0: meet the entrepreneur who wants to put a chip in your brain

Bryan Johnson’s company, Kernel, aims to improve mental function and treat disorders by creating a brain interface<p>Bryan Johnson isn’t short of ambition. The founder and CEO of neuroscience company Kernel wants “to expand the bounds of human intelligence”. He is planning to do this with …

Singularity

‘Monsoon Shootout’ review: it’s raining bullets in this familiar cops and criminals saga

Nawazuddin Siddiqui is a big star of the small films now and much of the hype around the eventual release of <i>Monsoon Shootout</i> comes riding on his …

India

Facebook needs to make money by making lives better

December 14, 2017<p>It is probably not a good sign when a company with one of the world’s best-known consumer brands admits to being unsure about the …

Sean Parker

The Black Hood Reveal Was Garbage & So Is 'Riverdale'

This is how pissed I looked at the end of last night’s episode (Photo: Netflix)<p>I used to love <i>Riverdale.</i> I obsessively binged Season 1, fawning over …

TV

The Single Life: The Verdict On New Tracks From Lily Allen, Stonefield, Good Boy More

Music > OPINION<p>The Single Life: The Verdict On New Tracks From Lily Allen, Stonefield, Good Boy & More<p>Stonefield<p>Staff Writer<p>The best of this week's …

Lily Allen

Review: In ‘Youth,’ the People’s Dance Troupe, in Love and War

The Chinese director Feng Xiaogang is not quite the Asian Steven Spielberg, but like the American director, he’s achieved blockbuster successes in a variety of genres. His 2006 film, “Legend of the Black Scorpion,” was a sumptuous, “Hamlet”-derived, martial arts period piece. “If You Are the One” …

The Science of When: Hack Your Timing to Optimize Your Life

Schedule surgeries, earnings calls, and therapy appointments before noon. Score the biggest bucks by switching jobs every three to five years. The …

Physiology

3-Ingredient Coconut Brandy Cream [Vegan, Gluten-Free]

<i>If you enjoy recipes like this, we highly recommend downloading the Food Monster App, it's available for both Android and iPhone and has free and</i> …

Gluten-Free

Patty Jenkins on Picking the Right Project: "You Don't Want to End Up in a Bad Marriage" | Director Roundtable

"It's the biggest advice I ever give young filmmakers is pick the right projects and take it seriously because you don't want to end up in a bad …

Patty Jenkins

What Your Sign Says About How You'll Know You Found the One

If a Sagittarius starts doing this, you'll know.<p>Aquarius: The One Who Needs an Epiphany<p>You can be a bit aloof so you're not completely aware of the fact that your soulmate is standing before your very eyes until it just hits you like a WRECKING BALL. Maybe it's after months or even years of dating, …

Relationships

'My heart breaks for our education system. But mostly it breaks for the burned-out teachers for whom life will never be the same'

Because of work-related stress, another dedicated, giving, loving, resilient, primary school teacher is going on sick leave. A teacher who has worked …

Education (UK)

Why the fuss about Jerusalem as Israel’s capital?

The current PC propaganda ignores hundreds of years of history of the holy land, ignores the rights of the people of Israel, ignores truth.<p>On …

Israel

AI Won't Save Us From Pointless Jobs Unless We Let It

In his amusing but all-too-real essay On the Phenomenon of Bullshit Jobs, anthropologist David Graeber argues that an epidemic of made-up jobs is subjecting grave psychological harm on the populous. “It’s as if someone were out there making up pointless jobs just for the sake of keeping us all …

Basic Income

Frank Ocean hints at a Grand Theft Auto radio station

A now-deleted Tumblr post appears to show Blonded radio as an in-car option<p>A now-deleted post to Frank Ocean’s Tumblr appears to suggest that the musician will be, in some way, joining Grand Theft Auto V<i>.</i> The picture, a screenshot of the music selection screen for the radio on <i>GTA,</i> features Blonded …

Frank Ocean

Extract: 1997: The Future That Never Happened

By Richard Power Sayeed.<p>A man in his forties began throwing red and black ink at the painting. ‘You are all idiots to come and pay for this shit,’ he …

John F. Nash

A Letter to Today’s Undergrads

A Letter to Today’s Undergrads<p>Dear College Students,<p>Your college years are set in a political and social context far different from the one I …

Barack Obama

‘Time’ names Wonder Woman top character of the year

Gal Gadot is IMDB’s No. 1 star of 2017<p>As news outlets and websites begin to look back at the year 2017, there’s one name that keeps coming up: <i>Wonder</i> …

Israel

There's an absolutely precious "Gilmore Girls" wedding detail in "The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel"

If the whimsical Amazon series <i>The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel</i> feels familiar to you, that’s probably for a reason. The new streaming series was created by …

TV

Unibail/Westfield: momentum trade

December 12, 2017<p>European commercial property giant Unibail-Rodamco’s $24.7bn acquisition of Australia’s Westfield shopping malls is the biggest …

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