Go with your gut: Harnessing the power of intution

April 26, 2017

… rational. That can be a problem in some situations, that demands too much information. Plus, its slow. Dr. Gigerenzer adds, When a person relies on their gut feelings and uses the instinctual rule of thumb go with your first best feeling and ignore everything else, it can permit them to outperform the most complex calculations. A gut feeling, Dr. Gigerenzer says, is a judgment that is fast. It comes quickly into a persons consciousness. The person doesnt know why they have this feeling. Yet, …


Trump Wants Clean Water Rule Gone. Now Comes The Hard Part.

April 21, 2017

… rule.Environmental advocates said they plan further efforts to challenge Trumps efforts. Trumps administration is preparing to repeal the rule and replace it with a weaker version, according to arecent Energy & Environment News report, which cited EPA officials. That would require two cumbersome federal rule-making processes.EPA officials did not respond to a request for comment. If theyre going to repeal it, theyre going to have to say why theyre repealing it. You cant just say, Were …


Gen. Allen: Trump should call Turkey’s President back — and say this

April 19, 2017

… public airing, where he’s unambiguous as the President of the United States on his concerns over human rights, on freedom of the press, on the rights of women, on freedom of religion and the rule of law and all the necessary actions to preserve the democratic institutions of Turkey.” Referring to Erdogan, Allen warned that “history tells us that when you accumulate that much authority in one single person, it often doesn’t go very well.” …


Bahia Shehab: 1,000 ways to say no in Arabic

April 18, 2017

(CNN)In 2011, when the revolution swept through Egypt, Bahia Shehab stood on the streets of Cairo with a spray-can in her hand determined to deliver one message: No. A thousand times no. No to military rule. No to violence. No to dictatorship. And no to beating women. On walls across Cairo she spray painted a series of quotes objecting Egyptian authorities. …


Trying to avoid care home fees? Think twice, consumers told – BBC News

April 15, 2017

… cap. So you’re taking away the catastrophic element and I think then the avoidance industry would find things much tougher.” Removal of the fear of the financial catastrophe would also reduce the moral dilemma care fees now pose for people like Susan Steer. “I’m torn about what I feel,” she says. “I don’t like the rule about having to sell to pay for care home fees. On the other hand, I’ve got socialist views so it sounds ludicrous, but it’s …


CNN 10 – April 10, 2017

April 10, 2017

… Friday with a vote of 54-45. One senator was absent. Justice Gorsuch fills the vacancy left by Justice Antonin Scalia, who died last February. If you missed any of our shows last week, we had a couple of in-depth explainers on the Senate’s rules, rule changes and confirmation process regarding Gorsuch. Our April 5th show defined terms like filibuster and the nuclear option. Our April 7th show explained how they actually played out. You can both of them from our homepage, CNN.com/CNN10. …


Treating people like, well, people is key to leadership here’s how

April 9, 2017

… place. Being a leader has never been more human Its true: leadership is hard. The temptation to rule with gold or gun is hard to resist. But old-school methods no longer work. What does? Going back to Carnegie, There is only one way under high heaven to get anybody to do anything. And that is by making the other person want to do it. As it turns out, the key word in that sentence is the same one that gives us so much grief: person. What the people in our lives want is to be treated like …


Syria’s Assad Is Still Attracting Support From Some Leftists And ‘Alt-Right’ Nationalists

April 8, 2017

… in Syria because it helps connect the crisis to Americans memories of oustingsecular dictators, like Saddam Hussein or Muammar Qaddafi, only to leave space for horrific groups like the so-called Islamic State. Defenders of Assads rule use the secular label to argue that he is better than any alternative in Syria, despite well-organized homegrown resistance to the dictator and differences between the situation in Syria and those in Iraq and Libya.Kucinich, a two-time Democratic presidential …


Morocco guide: 10 things to know before you go

March 29, 2017

(CNN)Rainbows of color, spice-market smells, an urban orchestra of sounds: Morocco can be overwhelming at first. Lying 13 kilometers, or 8 miles, from the coast of Spain, the North African country mixes Middle Eastern magic, Berber tradition and European flair. Tourism has more than doubled since 2002, to nearly 10 million visitors in 2011. King Mohammed VI wants to increase the annual visitor numbers to 18 million by 2020. …


How to fight back against the excessive Photoshop that’s bad for body image

March 28, 2017

… who signs the pledge, there are plenty of others who won’t, said Substantia Jones, a photo activist and founder of the Adipositivity Project, a photo series that proudly puts fat on display. What’s to stop clients from going elsewhere? You. “Theyre going to need it to be backed up with dollars, the consumers are gonna rule on this one,” Jones said. That means, if you want the standards to change, you have to buy from brands that strive for realness in their ads and call …


15 Important Life Skills Kids Should Be Taught By The Time Theyre 15

March 17, 2017

… store where an item can be found or instruct your child to go to the restaurant counter and ask for extra napkins. This will give them a feel for the type of people they can approach with questions and in case of emergencies. Just for the record I still stand by the rule of, “Never open the door to strangers.” That one will never change. 12. Forgive and let go Teach kids to resolve disagreements peacefully by keeping a level head during arguments. Encourage your children to focus on …


German School Bans Muslim Students From ‘Provocative’ Praying

March 4, 2017

… identify the names and report any Muslim students found disobeying the ban, and it encouraged other students to remind their Muslim peers of the rule in afriendly manner. The spokesperson didnt elaborate on what made the students prayerprovocative. The note was posted on social media, sparking outcry from some who called the measure an attack on religious freedom. America First is coming to Deutschland, said Dirk Driesang, a member of right-wing populist group Alternative for Germany, in …