21stCenturyWire
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And, it should not surprise anyone that Tayyip Erdoğan himself very much likes to cultivate an Hamidian image for himself and that his many followers eagerly participate in this cunning PR exercise equating their beloved leader to the Ottoman Sultan who died as a captive in the Palace of Beylerbeyi on the Bosphorus (10 February 1918). Rehabilitating Sultan Abdülhamid II: Necip Fazıl Kısakürek Abdülhamid II came to the throne in 1876, even introducing a Constitution (or Kanûn-ı Esâsî ) symbolising the apotheosis of the Ottoman reform movement known as the Tanzimat (or Re-Ordering, 1839-76). This First Constitutional period came to an abrupt end in two years' time when the Sultan shut down the Kanûn-ı Esâsî and abrogated parliament (or Meclis-i Umumî) , ushering in a period that has been termed Hamidian autocracy (1878-1908). In 1883, the French journalist Gabriel Charmes (1850-86) coined the termpanislamisme“ to describe the Sultan's subsequent policy of consolidating his hold over the remaining Arab provinces of the Empire, in view of the increasing loss of European territories in the West.
Fast Company
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It wasntbut the irony was that the book I was supposed to write about was about imposter syndrome, or that crippling sense of self-doubt that women often feel in the face of challenge, which in this case was the very thing that was making it impossible for me to complete the task at hand. Imposter syndrome wasnt coined as a term until the 1970s, but its safe to assume women have always felt it: that nagging feeling that, even after youve just done something great, maybe you actually dont deserve the praise. Imposter syndrome affects minority groups disproportionately: women, racial minorities, the LGBT populationor as Valerie Young, the author of a book on the topic, The Secret Thoughts of Successful Women , explains, people who have the pressure of accomplishing firsts.
Politico
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They've even coined a phrase to express their frustration, according to one congressional source: “It’s Paul Ryan’s world and we’re all just living in it.” “Everyone has always said he’s this policy genius, who is the future of the party when it’s, ‘Actually, you gave us a half-baked bill that the Senate hates, conservatives hate and moderates hate,’” the source continued. “We think that’s probably going to be his hardest thing to come back from; we lost faith in him as a policy maker.” Ryan's office did not respond to a request for comment. But the speaker’s defenders argue he has held countless meetings to discuss his bill with rank-and-file members. Ryan has said the tensions within his conference are the result of “growing pains,” as the GOP adjusts to governing as opposed to opposing a Democratic president. No one is talking about ousting Ryan now.
Politico
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In the 1977 paperUS House Members in their Constituencies ,” which later became a book, he coined the termhome style” to describe the resources congressmen spend in their districts, the way they justify their voting records and most centrally, their manner of self-presentation. The congressmen Fenno interviewed told him getting reelected was a matter of earning trust, and earning trust was a matter of demonstrating qualification, identification (geographically, culturally and otherwise) and empathy. “House member politicians believe that a great deal of their support is won by the kind of individual self they present … to their constituents,” a presentation which, “more than most other people, they consciously try to manipulate,” Fenno wrote. “Contextually and verbally [the politician] gives them the impression that ‘I am one of you.’” (When the Washington Post asked Perez about his cursing, he mentally connected it to his hometown and its reputation for straight talk.
BBC One East
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to do, that he's there to, I know it's the coined phrase, to Make America Great Again. Something's got to change. I don't think it's right that our state has to imprison.
The Event Chronicle
2 days
This is the Holy Grail of generalized processing. This is a BIG deal. On the benefit side this type of technology, if perfected, would make amazing discoveries. It would nearly enable pure bio-artificial intelligence, an alchemical machine. Calling it an exponential improvement does not even cover it. It is a game-changing platform. Dr. Farrell and I have had some discussions discussing why it seems so empty out in space (a turn of phrase coined by Fermi). It seems to us that every civilization with similar physics must pass through a period of incredible danger where we are just teenagers playing with household chemicals and threatening to blow up the house. This is the exact period that we are in; equal measures promise and peril. The scientist in me is impressed with the clarity and vision in the work; in fact I predicted it in 1998. The human in me, thinking like a science-fiction writer, sees the gloop pouring out of the Apple II-sized DNA computer, nanotechly 3d-printing itself into a giant office building that self-connects to the internet and every wifi port controlling everyone and everything with demonic coolness.
Politico
4 days
It’s not a bad instinct to be a fighter,” Buchanan says of Trump. “But sometimes you have to hold back.” Conservatives loved it, especially on the heels of Nixon calling them “the great silent majority,” a phrase Buchanan had coined. The entire sequence remains one of Buchanan’s career highlights—“it was a sensation,” he says of Agnew’s speech—and he says it holds important lessons for Trump. For starters, the president needs a strong and reliable surrogate. “Nixon would give Agnew all the lines he wanted to say, but couldnt say because he was the president. Trump needs somebody like that—he’s doing it all by himself,” Buchanan says. He smirks. “Is Mike Pence going to do that?” Moreover, Buchanan argues, calling out media bias has consistently worked in the 48 years since Agnew’s speech—and still does. “What we did was call into question their motives and their veracity.
Techradar - Reviews
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It is difficult not to be amazed by the strides made by laptop manufacturers over the past few years when it comes to improving the general aesthetics and the size of notebooks. Indeed, this has happened to such an extent that Ultrabook-sized laptops have become the norm, making the term all but superfluous (interest in the term, according to Google searches, hasnt been this low since it was first coined in 2011). Toshibas Portg series represents the companys top of the range ultra-portable models. The X20W-D-10V is the 2-in-1 convertible candidate, which the Japanese manufacturer claims is the thinnest and lightest 12.5-inch business laptop with an Intel Core processor. Well just stick to very light and very thin. The Z20t is its detachable alter ego with the Z30 series being the more traditional model with a fixed screen.
South China Morning Post
4 days
Lion Rock spirit was a term that emerged during the 1970s, referring to the can-do attitude of Hong Kong people, specifically the baby boomer generation in a period when the economy was growing. The term was coined after the RTHK television series Below The Lion Rock, which first aired in 1972 and ran until 2016. It featured stories about the citys industrious working people. The series took its name from Lion Rock in Kowloon Country Park, which has become symbolic of Hong...
CNN United States News
5 days
Mark Cuban is, like Donald Trump, a flashy and controversial billionaire. He's also, to my mind, one of the most savvy analysts of Trump and the president's appeal out there.
BBC News 24
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The tone is a lot more positive than I have heard for several years, perhaps going back to the financial crisis. It wasn't long ago that Christine Lagarde, the IMF managing director, coined the phrase the new mediocre. She was worried we were in for a period of protracted, sluggish performance with little prospect of much improvement in living standards
The Event Chronicle
5 days
The idea of the aura acting like a fluid—or flowing—as well as being permeable has remained consistent throughout history. Franz Mesmer, for whom the termmesmerism” was coined, suggested that both animate and inanimate objects were charged with a fluid, which he perceived as magnetic, through which material bodies could exert influence over each other, even at a distance. Baron Wilhelm von Reichenbach discovered several properties unique to this human energy field, which he called the odic force, and would later be ascribed to the subtle body.He determined that it shared similar properties to the electromagnetic field, which had previously been investigated by James Clerk Maxwell, one of the fathers of electricity. The odic human energy field was composed of polarities or opposites, as is the electromagnetic field. In electromagnetism, however, opposites attract.
PC Pro
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Its made through a kind of 3D printing, although NASA feels that term doesnt quite do it justice, so has coined the term 4D printing. “We call it ‘4D printing’ because we can print both the geometry and the function of these materials,” said Raul Polit-Casillas, a system engineer at NASA’s jet propulsion lab. “If 20th-century manufacturing was driven by mass production, then this is the mass production of functions.” See related How SEMC plans to rule the world of mobile eSports with Vainglory How to get American Netflix in the UK: Get US Netflix shows on your TV, PC, PS4, Xbox One and more The 12 best upcoming games in 2017: Destiny 2, God of War and, quite possibly the new Call of Duty game What does he mean by “mass production of functions”? Simply that NASA can alter the functionality of the fabric as it prints it. “I can program new functions into the material I’m printing,” explains Casillas.
PC Pro
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Its made through a kind of 3D printing, although NASA feels that term doesnt quite do it justice, so has coined the term 4D printing. “We call it ‘4D printing’ because we can print both the geometry and the function of these materials,” said Raul Polit-Casillas, a system engineer at NASA’s jet propulsion lab. “If 20th-century manufacturing was driven by mass production, then this is the mass production of functions.” See related Reuters built an algorithm to battle fake news on Twitter Donald Trump: The man that made the world take fake news seriously Apple vows to take on fake news, but it doesnt know how to just yet What does he mean by “mass production of functions”? Simply that NASA can alter the functionality of the fabric as it prints it. “I can program new functions into the material I’m printing,” explains Casillas. “That also reduces the amount of time spent on integration and testing.
TIME - News
7 days
By now, you don't have to be a smoker to know that April 20 is considered by many to be a sort of national holiday for cannabis culture. Some have suggested that the date comes from 420 being a code among police officers for marijuana-smoking in progress, while others say that there's a connection to 4/20 being as Nazi dictator Adolf Hitler's birthday. But the most credible story about the origins of the illicit observance involves neither of those ideas. Instead, it involves five high school students who, back in 1971, would get together at 4:20 p.m. to smoke marijuana by a statue of chemist Louis Pasteur at San Rafael High School in Marin County, Calif. Known as the Waldos Steve Capper, Dave Reddix, Jeffrey Noel, Larry Schwartz, and Mark Gravich they would say 420 to each other at some point during the school day as code to meet for a smoke.
TIME - Top Stories
7 days
By now, you don't have to be a smoker to know that April 20 is considered by many to be a sort of national holiday for cannabis culture. Some have suggested that the date comes from 420 being a code among police officers for marijuana-smoking in progress, while others say that there's a connection to 4/20 being as Nazi dictator Adolf Hitler's birthday. But the most credible story about the origins of the illicit observance involves neither of those ideas. Instead, it involves five high school students who, back in 1971, would get together at 4:20 p.m. to smoke marijuana by a statue of chemist Louis Pasteur at San Rafael High School in Marin County, Calif. Known as the Waldos Steve Capper, Dave Reddix, Jeffrey Noel, Larry Schwartz, and Mark Gravich they would say 420 to each other at some point during the school day as code to meet for a smoke.
The Sun Daily
9 days
The term metaphysical poets was coined by the critic Samuel Johnson to describe a loose group of 17th-century English poets whose work was characterised by the inventive use of conceits, and by a greater emphasis on the spoken rather than lyrical quality of their verse. Some of the love poems by Donne are considered harsh and cynical and yet others are ecstatic and celebrate love as supreme. Among his famous works The Good-Morrow stands out as Donne's best known poem. Love here is seen as intense and absolute that isolates the lovers from reality, giving them an experience which is unparalleled. My favourite is the last stanza from the poem: My face in thine eye, thine in mine appears, And true plain hearts do in the faces rest; Where can we find two better hemispheres, Without sharp north, without declining west? Whatever dies, was not mixed equally; If our two loves be one, or, thou and I Love so alike, that none do slacken, none can die.
Mashable
12 days
First came ghosting and breadcrumbing and benching, and now we have... cushioning? Cushioning, in case you're not familiar, is the practice of buying yourself a little insurance while you're in relationship. You chat or otherwise string along a few people called "cushions" so you have something to fall back in if you get dumped. Ugh. At this point it's actually amazing how many words we've invented for being an a-hole. This particular term was coined earlier this year when a few girls talked to Babe about the art of cushioning, and it's been picking up steam ever since. Here's the thing, though: the act of cushioning isn't new at all. It's just a fancier word for an ancient practice better known as cheating. It's one thing if you're at the very beginning of dating someone and you're not sure where it's going. But if you're spending serious time with a partner and worse if he or she thinks you're monogamous giving others the sense that you're still interested is dishonest and unfair to everyone involved.
SiteProNews
13 days
Steve Rayson points this out in a recent Content Marketing Institute article in which he points out that an online quiz with 8,000 shares and 5,500 views still managed to get no links. That’s right – zero. While shares are helpful, sharing alone isnt enough to build authority, boost conversions, and help drive traffic to your site. Although sharing should always stand out as an important part of your content strategy, you can’t build your hopes on it and it alone. As a part of the content amplification process, shares arent a relevant success metric. Instead, you’ll need to focus on gaining links and shares if you want to succeed. Content Shock 101 Before we start talking about the secrets of high-performing content, let's talk about the termcontent shock and why it matters here. Popularized in Mark Schaefer’s BusinessGrow.com article , “content shock” is an exclusive key term that Schaefer coined for the first time.
Collective Evolution
13 days
So, by Trump not intervening in Syria, he's clearly going against the wishes of some very powerful people who control, as Eisenhower coined, the military industrial complex. ( source ) But Trump's decision is hardly surprising, given his clearly anti-establishment stance on vaccinations, Big Pharma, corrupt science, mainstream media, and more. He is opposing some very powerful people in a lot of ways. Indeed, a lot of his connections are questionable, as are those of his administration, but one point remains crystal clear: He is not a complete puppet, and he is not in favour of several dark agendas that the administrations prior to him were and are trying to carry out. There is no doubt in my mind that Hillary would have intervened in Syria, a move which, the evidence suggests, was the real reason for the chemical weapons attack.
Abduzeedo
14 days
Art Direction: Ghost in the Shell Solograms and Posters abduzeedo Apr 12, 2017 I have not seen Ghost in the Shell yet, but it's definitely on the list of movies I want to see despite the not so good reviews. One of the reasons is the look and feel of the movie. The post modern, futuristic look full of neons and crazy stuff. For this post we share a little bit of of the art direction behind it from a post shared by Ash Thorp and Christoffer Bjerre on their Behance pages. The sequences and images in the reel represent a compilation of work created for the Ghost in the Shell live action film, which includes everything from animation tests to final assets implemented in the film. SOLOGRAMS Early on in the film’s development, I met with Rupert to discuss some of the creative direction. He expressed his desire to paint the city with neon lights in a new form that he coined as “Solograms”, which are solid holograms.
The Week
14 days
Ella Woodward rejected the clean eating label earlier this year and removed the word from her website. "It has become too complicated. It has become too loaded," she told the Daily Mail . "When I first read the term, it meant natural, unprocessed. Now it doesn't mean that at all. It means diet. It means fad." The Hemsley sisters have also sought to distance themselves from the movement, echoing Woodward's complaint. "It is a media-coined term," Jasmine Hemsley told the London Evening Standard . "We have never, ever used the phrase 'clean eating'." UK News diet Health Clean eating
Collective Evolution
14 days
' Little do those soldiers know that their country(s) and the powerful group of people who run them are creating a conflict and using that conflict to blame other groups, all for the purpose of justifying military action. This has been the trending thought on what just happened in Syria, when Donald Trump made the announcement that Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad launched a horrible chemical weapons attack on innocent civilians. Using a deadly nerve agent, Assad choked out the lives of helpless men, women and children. It was a slow and brutal death for so many. Even beautiful babies were cruelly murdered in this very barbaric attack.” ( source ) His statement echoes those made by many past presidents, always pointing toward a threat greater than themselves. President Eisenhower coined the term military industrial complex, while JFK called it a system which has conscripted vast human and material resources into the building of a tightly knit, highly efficient machine that combines military, diplomatic, intelligence, economic, scientific and political operations.
Daily Mail - USA
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