International

When Russian Officials ‘Nightmare’ Your Business, You Can Lose Everything—Even Your Life

If a well-connected rival wants somebody’s law practice or tech startup, there’s a fair chance he can get it. Here’s the latest twist on these assaults. https://www.bloomberg.com/news/features/2018-01-29/when-russian-officials-nightmare-your-business-you-can-lose-everything-even-your-life?srnd=premium

Science & Technology

‘Zombie’ bacteria hint life on Earth began deep underground

Earth is teeming with life miles beneath the surface, scientists have discovered, leading to speculation that our distant ancestors may even have evolved deep underground. https://www.telegraph.co.uk/science/2018/12/10/earth-teeming-strange-underground-organisms-may-planets-first/

Culture & Health

What Straight-A Students Get Wrong

The evidence is clear: Academic excellence is not a strong predictor of career excellence. Across industries, research shows that the correlation between grades and job performance is modest in the first year after college and […]