Art

How To Figure Out When And Where You’re Most Creative

How To Figure Out When And Where You’re Most Creative

Creative space Getty. What time should you write, draw, paint or compose? And when should you reflect on a big project versus taking action? Those are good questions for any writer, artist, musician, performer or creative professional to ask. Entrepreneurs can also benefit because starting or growing a business is one of the most creative acts anyone can undertake. Some creatives and entrepreneurs are larks . They prefer working on their big ... Full story

Education

Here’s My Plan For Your Student Loans

Here’s My Plan For Your Student Loans

- Share to facebook - Share to linkedin. Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg (Photo by Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images for Hudson River ... [+] Park) Getty Images for Hudson River Park. Mike Bloomberg just released his new plan for your student loans. Here’s what you need to know. Student Loans: Bloomberg Plan. Bloomberg (D-NY), a 2020 presidential candidate, released his higher education plan today. His plan, which was first reported by ... Full story

Economics

China takes major steps to prop up coronavirus-hit economy

China takes major steps to prop up coronavirus-hit economy

(Reuters) - Chinese policymakers have implemented a raft of measures to support an economy jolted by a coronavirus outbreak that is expected to have a devastating impact on first-quarter growth. FILE PHOTO: People wearing face masks walk in front of an Apple store at a shopping mall, as the country is hit by an outbreak of the new coronavirus, in Beijing, China February 18, 2020. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins. The People’s Bank of China (PBOC) ... Full story

Entertainment

How you can connect to friends who are depressed

How you can connect to friends who are depressed

When I lived with severe depression and social anxiety, I found it extremely difficult to talk to strangers. Yet the one conversation that uplifted me more than any other occurred in the dining hall of the mental health wing of a mountain-town hospital. I met a woman who told me that a few days earlier, she’d driven her Jeep Wrangler to the edge of the Grand Canyon. She sat there, revving the engine and thinking about driving over. She ... Full story

Health

Heart doctors 'held back stent death data'

Heart doctors 'held back stent death data'

Doctors working on a clinical trial for treatment of heart disease held back key data, Newsnight has been told. The Excel trial tested whether stents were as effective as open heart surgery at treating patients with a heart problem called left main disease. The data suggested more people fitted with stents were dying after three years. It was eventually published - but only after treatment guidelines that partly relied on the trial had been ... Full story

Law

The doctors and lawyers giving advice on TikTok

The doctors and lawyers giving advice on TikTok

Media player Video. The BBC meets a fertility doctor, a psychiatrist and an immigration lawyer in the US who are all using the app to help combat misinformation in their fields. Video by Shrai Popat Go to next video: What is TikTok? MOST WATCHED. Why you can trust BBC News Full story

Living

Wayfair Gave Its Employees A Sour Valentine’s Day  Hundreds Of Layoffs

Wayfair Gave Its Employees A Sour Valentine’s Day Hundreds Of Layoffs

Wayfair is one of the many tech-based startups that emulate the model of Uber, Lyft, WeWork and ... [+] other unicorns. The business plan for Wayfair, along with other tech-oriented, venture capital-backed companies, is to aggressively pursue growth without worrying about earning profits. (Photo by Suzanne Kreiter/The Boston Globe via Getty Images) Boston Globe via Getty Images. Wayfair, the online furniture retailer attempting to be the Amazon ... Full story

Politics

Rod Blagojevich Trying To Sell Presidential Commutation To Cellmate For $2.8 Million

Rod Blagojevich Trying To Sell Presidential Commutation To Cellmate For $2.8 Million

All the latest politics coverage from The Onion, America's finest news source. Full story

Sport

Why did Trump just pardon a former owner of the 49ers? In part because he wants to win Ohio.

Why did Trump just pardon a former owner of the 49ers? In part because he wants to win Ohio.

When my family moved to Howland, Ohio, when I was a freshman in high school, I quickly learned that while the region in northeastern Ohio was formally Cleveland Browns territory, there was a big, loud San Francisco 49ers subculture. The reason for this was twofold. In part, it was a function of how good the Niners were at the time. In larger part, though, it was a function of the team’s owner: Edward DeBartolo Jr. Howland is a bit east of the ... Full story

Technology

Dell sells RSA to consortium led by Symphony Technology Group for over $2B – TechCrunch

Dell sells RSA to consortium led by Symphony Technology Group for over $2B – TechCrunch

Dell Technologies announced today that it was selling legacy security firm, RSA for $2.075 billion to a consortium of investors led by Symphony Technology Group. Other investors include Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan Board and AlpInvest Partners. RSA came to Dell when it bought EMC for $67 billion in 2015. EMC had bought the company in 2006 for a similar price it was sold for today, $2.1 billion. The deal includes several pieces including the ... Full story