Bookshelf: Confessions from Correspondentland

A few pages into his memoir Confessions from Correspondentland, we learn that Nick Bryant got his first notoriety by breaking into Piers Morgan’s office. Morgan, then the editor of British tabloid and Rupert Murdoch vehicle News of the World (which was shuttered after a phone hacking scandal), had previously put … Read More

How a Facebook Comment Ruined a Life, and More

The Facebook Comment that Ruined a Life – Dallas Observer Approximately one hour after Justin Carter posted a sarcastic comment on a Facebook thread, his life began to ­unravel. The first reaction occurred behind the scenes, in another country. The 18-year-old Carter had no way of knowing that, while he … Read More

St. Louis’ Success, a Writer’s Failure, the Silicon Valley Backlash

St. Louis as Great as Ever at Game 1,000 – Tampa Bay Times “He wasn’t drafted. His first team gave up on him. He’s listed at 5 feet 8, but he must have been wearing skates when they measured him. He’s a decent skater, but not a burner. His shot … Read More

Interview with Mitch Parker, CEO of MP Private Capital

Every man needs a plan: you have your career goals, your work-out routine, and your growing stack of cash you’ve set aside for retirement. After all, you aren’t one of the forty per cent of Canadians who don’t save, right? Of course, you can’t just let that money wilt at … Read More

Beat Their Poker Face

Any poker professional (or extremely devoted amateur) must master his expression. Unfortunately, it’s your hands that might give your hand away. In a new study published in Psychological Science, Stanford University’s Michael Slepian found that even the most stone-faced poker player can be beaten by watching his hands. Slepian and … Read More

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