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Sean Spicer "The Briefing: Politics, The Press, and The President"
The must-read political book of the year hits shelves today. Sean Spicer’s, The Briefing, will set the record straight on the memes and moments that transpired during his unique path and time as Press Secretary. Spicer’s two decades in American politics has given him first-hand access to the inner-workings of Washington from just about every vantage point and now he is pulling back the curtain for the rest to see. The Briefing gives readers a peek into who he is as a person, his time before and after the White House and answers the questions everyone has been asking. Learn more
Paulson and Bair: What Veterans Of The Last Financial Crisis Have To Say About The Next One
“The thing that concerns me the most is some of the rhetoric and some of the amnesia in terms of what we went through,” Former U.S. Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson said. Separately, former Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. Chairman Sheila Bair, said she also fears that the deregulatory wave taking hold of Washington could plant the seeds of the next crisis, creating a freewheeling debt binge that topped thousands of companies and led to millions of foreclosures. “This is the same kind of thing we were seeing in 2005 and 2006,” Bair said. Learn more
Dr. Sanjay Gupta: Forget Science (For Now); Living Longer Is In Your Hands
Over the past century, modern medicine has helped increase life expectancy in the United States by more than three decades. And over the next few decades, we may better define “longevity genes” and the relevance they have to our lives. For the time being, though, both the quality and quantity of our lives are very much in our own control. When it comes to our longevity, we would be well-served to focus on nurture more than nature. Learn more
Paul Nicklen’s New Book Shows How Stunning Animals In The Arctic And Antarctic Really Are
In his upcoming book, ” Born to Ice ” — which is being published by teNeues and will be released in North America in October — Nicklen has collected photos from the polar north and south. The images are meant to “convey the surreal beauty and magic of the extraordinary and endangered ecosystems that are so close to my heart. We must act now to save the diversity of life in the polar regions of the Arctic and Antarctic and enact positive change for our planet,” Nicklen wrote on Facebook. Learn more
Twitter Appoints Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala And Robert Zoellick To Board Of Directors
“Ngozi and Bob are distinguished leaders with unparalleled global perspective and policy expertise,” said Omid Kordestani, Executive Chairman of Twitter. “I’m honored to join a company as purposeful as Twitter,” added Mr. Zoellick. “Twitter has made meaningful progress in expanding and encouraging global dialogue and creativity on its platform, and I’m privileged to work with the rest of the Board to continue the strong momentum underway.” Learn more
Shubham Banerjee: The World’s 50 Smartest Teens—2018
Most of these students are traditional inventors — that is to say, they create the kind of products or processes you’d imagine an inventor creating. Robotics? Check. Cures for illnesses? Yes. Medical and economical lifesavers? Absolutely. Each of them saw a problem that troubled them enough to cause them to use their time, energy, and resources to discover — and in many cases implement — a solution. Yes, these teenagers are inventors, but perhaps more accurately and more importantly, they are problem solvers. Learn more
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