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  • Gen 16 2019

    Elon Musk and the Life of a “Superhero”

    Elon Musk on how the life of a business and scientific superhero is ringed with danger. The Daily Devil’s Dictionary regularly looks to Elon Musk for inspiration because of his status as a hyperreal superhero in the world of technology and his special place in the global celebrity economy. Wired dropped a bombshell last week when it offered a view of Elon Musk’s...

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  • Nov 14 2018

    Europe Is Caught in a Wheel of Xenophobia

    The assimilation policy of integration, actively practiced across Europe, is one of the main prerequisites of xenophobia. The latest measurements in Europe show that after a sharp spike in xenophobia and radicalism in 2015 caused by the migration crisis, the situation has improved slightly, but in some respects it has become even worse. In 2017, for example, Hungary, Poland and Slovakia re...

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  • Nov 14 2018

    Which Rules Does Mohammed bin Salman Follow?

    In the new rules-based disorder, every leader has the power to define the rules they prefer. The Daily Devil’s Dictionary explains. Since Donald Trump’s election and his performance as US president, many commentators, including members of Trump’s own team, have expressed regret about the weakening of what was traditionally and even officially called the &ld...

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  • Nov 14 2018

    Welcome to the Ultimate Escape Room

    For some, the slowness with which the international community is addressing climate change is yet more proof that humans have outlived their evolutionary usefulness. The midterm elections are over and the Democrats have regained the House, but the rest of American political reality remains intact. Meanwhile, the campaigns barely touched on the most important issues of our time: war, climate cha...

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  • Ott 16 2018

    Virtual Exchange Brings Students and Refugees Closer

    Can a virtual exchange program bridge the gap developing between the two sides of the Mediterranean? Since 1987, when the Erasmus project started, 9 million people have taken part in it, according to data collected by the European Commission. It might be considered as the most successful European project in terms of participation in the last 30 years. The real turning point came...

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  • Set 28 2018

    Brexit: The Countdown Has Begun

    The window to agree on an exit deal between Britain and the EU is closing. The United Kingdom is due to leave the European Union on March 29, 2019, but because of the necessary ratification procedures of an agreement, the plan was to reach a deal by the EU summit starting October 18. Although this deadline has been extended to mid-November, there is still worry that no deal would be r...

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  • Ago 08 2018

    Lethal Aid and the Syrian Chessboard

    Distributing lethal aid to Syrian rebels will escalate the international proxy war. Following a string of high-profile victories by Syrian government forces, the Obama administration announced that it would begin sending "lethal aid" to rebel factions. Washington is attempting to save face by justifying its decision with the insufficiently substantiated claim that...

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How Fintech Is Eating The World

Via https://www.forbes.com

What Modern Science Can Learn from Indigenous Knowledge

The assumption is that what works in wealthy countries can work anywhere. Advancements in the science of building design for earthquake resilience are enabling the development of high-ris...