Charlie Sheen’s misadventure with a false cure for HIV/AIDS

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Charlie Sheen and the danger of false cures

By Michael Shermer, Scientific Americanon,  July 1, 2016

When basketball legend Magic Johnson announced in 1991 that he had tested positive for HIV, it was a death sentence, and he promptly retired from the Los Angeles Lakers. Fans mourned his coming demise, but to everyone’s astonishment, Magic’s life continued in relative normalcy. A quarter of a century later he is an active entrepreneur, business leader, philanthropist and advocate for HIV/AIDS prevention.

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Is burnout simply the result of working too hard? Josh Cohen argues that the root of the problem lies deeper than that

Find out more in the Economist’s 1843magazine

Burnout 1843magazine

Burnout 1843magazine

Burnout 1843magazine

Burnout 1843magazine

Burnout 1843magazine

Burnout 1843magazine

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The future

The future is delivered in a well-measured dose of 140 letter characters. I am writing this post, respecting this constrain. Just like ‘him’.

The first dark president

The first dark president

Obama’s Last News Conference

Just watched Obama’s Last News Conference. I’m left with only one thing to say:

Obama’s Last News Conference

Obama’s Last News Conference

The Swiss Time Zone

A full-page illustration for Calcalist, on the subject of the present and the future of the lucrative  of swiss watch market.


The swiss time zone

In a Post-Truth World, College Students Hold the Key to Change


America’s public universities are transforming themselves into the front line in the fight against mass deportation, becoming some of the staunchest defendants of the disenfranchised. Yet their faculties are often smeared as agents of an aloof intelligentsia, and students as members of a coddled elite.

Read the full article in The Village Voice here

Missing pensions

As people jump from job to job, they may forget about a 401(k) account or pension benefit. Here’s how to find it

For the full article in the Wall Street Journal, click here