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Trump debuts in last place in political scientists’ “Presidential Greatness Rankings”

The US’s 45th president has had a rocky start to his term as Commander in Chief. A group of more than 170 scholars from the American Political Science Association released a survey today (on Presidents’ Day, the national holiday celebrating those who have held the office), which aims to calculate the “greatness” of every US president.

An artist wants the public to debate consent—by taking pies to the face

A man approached Jennifer Rubell, an American conceptual artist, and asked if he had her consent. She didn’t respond.

Marvel’s ‘Black Panther’ is a broad mix of African cultures—here are some of them

Wakanda may not have been real, but the Black Panther costume designer Ruth Carter and Hannah Beachler, the film’s production designer, both drew on very real tribes and cultures to represent the various peoples that form part of the nation of Wakanda.

Kentucky Fried Chicken in the UK somehow managed to run out of chicken

If there’s one thing you expect to be there when you enter a Kentucky Fried Chicken restaurant, it’s fried chicken.

China and Europe love SpaceX’s new Falcon Heavy rocket. Does NASA?

When SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy rocket debuted this month, China’s aerospace community was mostly envious, noting that their equivalent rocket, the Long March 9, would not be ready for another decade.

Samsung wants to build drones that you control with your eyes

These days, it feels like screens are everywhere. Samsung might be about to take that to a higher level.

Britain’s tea habit has a plastic problem

There are few things less controversial in Britain than a cup of tea, or a “cuppa” as it’s affectionately known.

The return of measles in Europe is “a tragedy we simply cannot accept”

The number of measles cases has rebounded in Europe in 2017, after setting a record low in 2016. The continent recorded some 21,000 cases last year, according to the World Health Organization, which is nearly four times as many cases as in the year before that.

You are not a digital marketer…at least not yet

There are no shortage of books to help you become a modern or innovative marketer. At the same time, there is a scarcity of useful, actionable and thought-provoking content to actually help you excel.

I spent a year devising a data-driven approach to behaving ethically. Here it is.

When he was 20 years old, Benjamin Franklin (patron saint of entrepreneurs) wrote down the 13 moral principles he wanted to embody.

The laziest skincare routine for people who DGAF

It was 2am on a Saturday night—er, Sunday morning—and I was in a cab with my friend. We were going home, thankfully, not to another club like we would have done at a younger age.

Kenya is a hot new destination for second homes among the world’s wealthiest investors

The world’s wealthiest people have found a new place to hunt for second homes: Kenya. Kenya’s capital, Nairobi, as well as its coast and the countryside near Mount Kenya are listed as hotspots in a new report by real estate consultancy Knight Frank (pdf).

Our treatment of animals is stalling human progress

In Steven Pinker’s new book out this month, Enlightenment Now, the Harvard professor catalogs reams of data to show that the world has actually gotten much better over time, despite what you hear on the news.

What’s new in curling? High-tech brooms, buff bods, and doping allegations

You might assume that little has changed in the world of curling, a winter sport tracing back to medieval Scotland.

4 Money Lessons We Can Learn From Past Presidents

Every February, Americans celebrate the presidencies of George Washington and Abraham Lincoln on the third Monday of the month.

Guess What? Your Bank Rewards May be Taxable

Banking rewards, incentives, and bonuses are often touted as one of the best ways to get "something for nothing." For example, a bank may offer you $300 to open a new checking account and set up direct deposit.

Why a Deferred Annuity May Be a Smarter Buy Than Long-Term Care Insurance

Many people look forward to the latter years of their life. Most expect to retire and live at a relaxed pace that allows them to savor moments they may have missed while living as a worker-bee.

6 Ways to Bounce Back After a Work Mistake

You messed up at work. We've all been there. Whether it was a small error or a huge mistake, the foremost thought in your mind is, "What can I do to fix this?

8 Things That Are Cheaper to Replace Than to Fix

Before you hire a handyperson to fix what's broken, consider the cost. The truth is, some things are cheaper to send to the scrap heap and replace with new or refurbished models, than to repair.

The “karmic connection” between The Beatles’ George Harrison and Ravi Shankar

There is no easy explanation for such vastly dissimilar people as George (Harrison) and Ravi Shankar instantly connecting with each other, almost as if their relationship was preordained.