Tech’s Latest Innovation Looks A Lot Like a Social Club

January 15, 2018

… challenge, of course, is that like most of these groups, Neo is no meritocracy. It hasn’t bubbled up organically, to create a true representation of what the people in it will need. Like many of Silicon Valley’s constructs, it’s made in the vision of one very wealthy, super-connected, extremely well-meaning tech guy. Its future success will depend on its ability to expand beyond one man's vision. Related Video Business The Untold Story of Magic Leap, the …


5 Qualities Malignant Narcissists Look For In Their Victims And How They Use Them Against You

January 14, 2018

… they are given a chance to flourish in the context of a healthy relationship (and when moderated by appropriate self-care), but with a malignant narcissist, they used against you. 1. Conscientiousness. Perhaps one of the most overlooked qualities narcissists look for is the ability to be conscientious. Conscientious individuals are concerned about the welfare of others and they follow through on their obligations to others. Since they make decisions based on their conscience, they are likely to …


Jeff Sessions Unleashes Federal Prosecutors On Legal Marijuana

January 9, 2018

… Department of Justice to enforce the laws of the United States, and the previous issuance of guidance undermines the rule of law and the ability of our local, state, tribal, and federal law enforcement partners to carry out this mission,” said Sessions. “Therefore, today’s memo on federal marijuana enforcement simply directs all U.S. attorneys to use previously established prosecutorial principles that provide them all the necessary tools to disrupt criminal organizations, …


Disney just bought everything from ‘The Simpsons’ to ‘X-Men’

January 7, 2018

… analyst Rich Greenfield noted that Comcast still owns a chunk of Hulu and has the ability to block Disney from turning that service into its own version of Netflix. Disney could buy out Comcast, though Comcast might want to hang on so that it can block Disney from transforming Hulu. Disney’s vertical integration — in this case adding distribution to content — follows on similar moves by other massive media companies in recent years. Comcast bought NBCUniversal. AT&T is …


This woman’s nose could be the key to spotting Parkinson’s early.

January 2, 2018

… researchers are hopeful that what they’ve learned from Milne’s amazing nose could help other patients by catching the disease earlier than ever. Science is powerful, but it sometimes takes paying attention to the small things in order to make big discoveries. As Perdita Barran, professor at Manchester University, told the Telegraph: “It is very humbling as a mere measurement scientist to have this ability to help find some signature molecules to diagnose Parkinson’s. It …


What I Expect To See From Politicians Come 2018

January 1, 2018

… we deserve. With journalists and news outlets covering every square inch of Capitol Hill providing updates on any prevalent topic, any room for less than transparent behavior should be getting smaller by the day. Citizens have never been more privy to the same analysis and information regarding any hot topic that lawmakers receive as they are in 2017. More now than ever casual observing citizens can plainly see surface level interactions in Washington. There’s far less of an ability to …


Heather Heyer’s Mom: I Have To Hide Her Grave From The Nazis

December 31, 2017

… ability to know how truly, deeply loved she is. It was meant as a spontaneous message of love and pride to her child. Time has transformed it into something more tragically moving. You dont expect your kid to pass away, get killed. Like that, she says. Bro says the National Institutes of Health called two days after her daughter died to ask if they could have Heyers brain for research. Bro gave her consent (its not like she could use it). A NIH representative called back shortly afterward to …


Is This Marine Veteran the Next Doug Jones?

December 31, 2017

… Lambs background gives him the ability to speak to the opioid crisis in Pennsylvania, which claimed the lives of more than 4,000 people last year. When he was assistant U.S. attorney from 2014 to 2017, Lamb focused heavily on prosecuting drug dealers out of the Justice Departments Pittsburgh office. The campaign has also noticed spiking enthusiasm in recent weeks as voters, including union members, have been excited about actually having a Democrat they can vote for in the district. The …


I Think Bannon Made an Ass of Himself: Republicans Rejoice in Breitbart Chiefs Alabama Humiliation

December 31, 2017

… that Trump would take a Jones upset very, very hardnot least, the aide said, because it would rob the president of the ability to goad his predecessor, Barack Obama, over getting involved on Jones behalf. (Obama didnt touch the race until its final days, when he put out a robocall on behalf of the Democratic contender.) As much as he would have been a governing ally for the president, Moore was also an avatar for a distinctively Trump-era style of politics. Bannon, in particular, considered …


Whats Its Like To Be An INFJ, In Other Words, A Living Paradox

December 28, 2017

… wise not to mess with them. INFJs are often among the world’s changemakers. Famous INFJs are said to include Nelson Mandela, Martin Luther King Jr., Mother Teresa and Oprah – you get the picture. Their compassion for others drives their need to help the world and save it. But sometimes, INFJs also bear a remarkable ability to save themselves from toxic situations. To put this ability into context, remember that INFJs are natural targets for toxic predators like malignant narcissists, …


Hedge Funds Prepare to Trade Against Bitcoin

December 22, 2017

… turns out both of them can’t be right.” For more: Novogratz says crypto will be biggest bubble of lifetime The ability to short the currency is “an important part of the ecosystem,” said Novogratz, who recently began to raise $500 million to invest in cryptocurrencies. Novogratz, a bitcoin believer in the long term, has said short trades can be risky. “There is a lot of froth,” he said at a cryptocurrency conference last week in New York. “This is …


Online Dating Is A Hunting Ground For Narcissists And Sociopaths: How To Protect Yourself In The Modern Dating Age

December 19, 2017

… perhaps the biggest ‘scam’ is when a narcissistic predator ‘cons’ his or her target into an abusive relationship, while presenting himself or herself as the ideal partner. This is easy to do online, as emotional predators can ‘morph’ into whatever identity they need in order to hook new victims and also ‘mirror’ their victims by finding out more about them through social media, as many apps now offer the ability to link to social media profiles. …


Paul Ryan Wants You To Have More Babies, While He Makes It Harder To Have Babies

December 18, 2017

… ability to write off most of your state and local taxes. That means of your money will be taxed by the federal government, which means less money in your pocket. And let’s take a closer look at that declining birth rate. Multiple news stories about Millennial birth rate dropping below replacement. My wife & I delayed until our economic position was “stable”(ha!) We personally know 15+ ” millennials, educated professionals, who for mainly economic reasons …


Huntingtons breakthrough may stop disease

December 14, 2017

… eight children – all young adults, each of whom has a 50-50 chance of developing the disease. Worse-and-worse The unstoppable death of brain cells in Huntington’s leaves patients in permanent decline, affecting their movement, behaviour, memory and ability to think clearly. Peter, from Essex, told me: “It’s so difficult to have that degenerative thing in you. “You know the last day was better than the next one’s going to be.” Huntington’s …


The Invisible War Zone: 5 Ways Children Of Narcissistic Parents Self-Destruct In Adulthood

December 10, 2017

… cortex, the center of our executive functioning, decision making and judgment. This can affect our ability to regulate our emotional responses as well as plan, focus and organize. The good news is, healing can help to mitigate some of these effects. Brains can also be rewired in the other direction – meditation, for example, has been shown by studies to produce the opposite effects in the same areas of the brain that trauma affects. Yet the brains and psyches of children are so malleable …