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Trump’s Nominee to Lead the FDA Got Paid Millions by the Health Care Industry — Fortune

Dr. Scott Gottlieb, President Donald Trump’s nominee to head the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), is a widely respected physician and prominent conservative health care thinker. He also has some serious financial ties to the industry he’s tasked with overseeing if ultimately confirmed by the Senate. Gottlieb has received millions of dollars in compensation from…

via Trump’s Nominee to Lead the FDA Got Paid Millions by the Health Care Industry — Fortune

Sears Seeks to Kill Bankruptcy Talk as Stock Collapses — Fortune

Sears Holdings shld sought on Wednesday to soothe growing fears it was going bankrupt after a disclosure in its annual report evoking concerns about its survival sent shares plummeting 15%. The owner of the Kmart and Sears chains put out a blog post slamming media reports about the bankruptcy concerns, saying they did not make…

via Sears Seeks to Kill Bankruptcy Talk as Stock Collapses — Fortune

See the Aftermath of the London Attack Near United Kingdom Parliament — TIME

Britain’s parliament was on lockdown Wednesday after an attacker stabbed a police officer and was subsequently shot by police. Around the same time on Westminster Bridge, near parliament, a vehicle struck several people, leaving one woman dead and several others with “catastrophic” injuries, officials said. Until proven otherwise, London police are treating the incident as…

via See the Aftermath of the London Attack Near United Kingdom Parliament — TIME

Charles Darwin and Charles Dickens only worked four hours a day—and you should too — Quartz This is important, but requires a revolution in social structures.

An underlying assumption driving today’s pervasive cult of productivity is that the more hours you work, the more you get done. This seems like a logical enough formula, but it is also leading to an epidemic of job-induced stress and burnout. Regardless, being perpetually “busy” has become a 21st-century status symbol; the option to work…

via Charles Darwin and Charles Dickens only worked four hours a day—and you should too — Quartz

When You Struggle With Your Sexuality Because Of Your Religion — Thought Catalog The powers of (the) faith.

Unsplash / Prasanna KumarIt was a steamy July night in Daegu, South Korea. I was drunk and sweaty and so was he — his lips smashed into mine without warning. His kisses stunned me, and I could feel a rush of butterflies all the way up my spine. He was sloppy, kind of wild, but…

via When You Struggle With Your Sexuality Because Of Your Religion — Thought Catalog

Elizabeth Warren Wants To Delay Neil Gorsuch’s Confirmation Vote Because of the FBI’s Russia Probe — Fortune

In a flurry of tweets on Tuesday evening, Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) called for a delay of Judge Neil Gorsuch’s Supreme Court confirmation vote in light of the FBI investigation into possible ties between the Trump campaign and Russia. Warren claimed Republicans are using the Supreme Court vote as way of distracting from the ongoing…

via Elizabeth Warren Wants To Delay Neil Gorsuch’s Confirmation Vote Because of the FBI’s Russia Probe — Fortune

These Are the 5 Worst Cities for Mobile Phone Users — Fortune Tourists beware!

Mobile carriers have spent billions to expand the reach of their 4G networks, but the gains aren’t spreading evenly across the country. Surveys by network rater Rootmetrics found starkly varying conditions in different metropolitan areas, as carriers’ investments didn’t always match the growth of usage in some places. In its latest rankings, some of the…

via These Are the 5 Worst Cities for Mobile Phone Users — Fortune

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