Low-income Americans in search of rental housing they can afford got an early Christmas present Dec. 11 when it was announced that the National Housing Trust Fund will soon open for business. The federal agency that controls America's...Show More Summary
No less a mind than Bertrand Russell, of Principia Mathematica fame, was responsible for this paradox, which opened a hole in math. It's those barbers. The Barber Paradox shows that barbers are not to be trusted. Read more...
Image is everything, right? Well, of course not, but in marketing, it’s huge. Image gets a customer’s attention, and that’s the critical first step. But what incites that first sale? And what keeps them coming back? Consumer trust.
It's a journalists job to ask hard questions and verify facts, that's literally a journalist's only job, and skipping over the legwork to try and break open a story is unethical whether it's out of an abundance of empathy or not.
Will Dana, the managing editor of Rolling Stone, wrote an open letter saying the magazine may have "misplaced" its trust in the source of the much-discussed campus rape story last month. The article, "A rape on campus," described the brutal gang rape of University of Virginia student Jackie at a fraternity house. Show More Summary
What do cancer, cow fertility, and civil rights have in common? How about encrypted email, e-democracy, and educational access? Stumped? Here's one more - what about 3D printing, distributed networks of open source building plans, and...Show More Summary
December 2, 2014 - Now you don't even have live in Estonia to open a business there. A new program lets people purchase e-signatures that enable them to open bank accounts and run a domestic business without being physically present....Show More Summary
This autumn, Manchester Art Gallery presents Stanley Spencer: Heaven in a Hell of War, an exhibition of work by acclaimed British painter, Stanley Spencer, on loan from the National Trust?s Sandham Memorial Chapel. Previously displayed...Show More Summary
Open a new browser tab and check your favorite weather forecast website or app. Right now. How many days in the future does it go? Seven? Maybe even 10? Look at the current forecast for the 7th day out from today. Do you trust it to accurately predict the weather for that day? Why? Or why […]
It’s no secret I’ve been hurt in the past. Patrick Bateman broke my heart and left me with some serious trust issues and therapy bills to show for it, which is why it’s imperative I end up with someone who’s open and honest about his intentions and feelings. Last week, Baby Face proved to me [...]
Be honest now: Do you trust big businesses to play fair when they issue credit cards or loans? Do you trust them to release only safe products, to protect the environment, to follow all financial rules and to act in the best interest of society?
#58 Share Your Stories, Be Open to Connect and Build Trust – The deepest connections are formed when you are appropriately open by communicating who you really are, what you really believe and your struggles in life. When it will help another person and it’s appropriate, consider sharing [...]Show More Summary
“THIS has been a wild ride,” said David Perdue, the Republican winner of Georgia’s open US Senate seat, to 400 supporters in a smart Atlanta hotel late last night. “I’ll work every day to turn your trust into results,” he added, promising...Show More Summary
Dear Shoshana, Trust me, street harassment ends. I've been walking around New York for decades, often wearing black pants and a black t-shirt very much like what you had on for your 10-hour experiment. While I didn't get as much attention...Show More Summary
Paul Braithwaite has been leading the Building Change Trust’s work exploring the issue of open government over the past year, focusing on the international Open Government Partnership initiative and its potential in Northern Ireland. Last week the topic in focus was open budgets, this week it’s the turn of open policy making. A new more...
Today the Society of Wildlife Artists (SWLA) opened its 51st Annual Exhibition at the Mall Galleries in London. This year the "Out of Frame" room will feature the Society’s bird migration project with the British Trust for Ornithology. Show More Summary
Paul Braithwaite has been leading the Building Change Trust’s work exploring the issue of open government over the past year, focusing on the international Open Government Partnership initiative and its potential in Northern Ireland. Here he explores what open government can mean in practice through focusing in on one approach that has been gaining serious more...
When we make important social decisions – which political candidate to vote for, whether to trust someone with our money, whether a person is guilty of a crime – we’d like to think we do so rationally, and solely based on relevant pieces of information. After all, given the high stakes involved,...
SAN FRANCISCO — Engineers at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) have found a way to let clinicians use the pagers they’ve long trusted while also opening up access to sensitive information on iOS devices. Drawing on MuleSoft’s...Show More Summary
Today's comic by Jen Sorensen is Trust goes bust: Here's a collection of elected Republicans or GOP candidates denying climate change on camera in 2014: Senate candidate Joni Ernst of Iowa says she has not seen "proven proof." If we turn out, we win. Show More Summary