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'Handmaid's Tale' protestors march for abortion rights in Argentina

Nolite te bastardes carborundorum, indeed. In Buenos Aires, a group of protesters donned red cloaks and white bonnets like those worn in The Handmaid's Tale series, marching for abortion rights in Argentina on Wednesday. SEE ALSO: Why 'Handmaid's
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'Halloween' fan's Comic-Con tale earns him cheers, and a hug from Jamie Lee Curtis

Movies can teach just as well as they entertain, sometimes even in unexpected ways. That was the message driven home by one San Diego Comic-Con attendee during the show's Halloween panel. He used his time at the mic during the panel Q&A to share
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Who is June speaking to in the voiceover for 'The Handmaid's Tale'?

This article contains spoilers for The Handmaid's Tale Season 2, Episode 11, and speculation about the plot for future seasons. More than any other episode before it, "Holly" made clear that June's voiceovers in The Handmaid's Tale are more than
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'The Pisces' is dark tale about mental health, obsession, and, um, lots of mermaid sex

When you think of mermaids, you probably think of The Little Mermaid's Ariel earnestly yearning to be "a part of your world." What you probably don't think of is a merman dragging himself along rocks and sand to a wagon so that he can be carried to
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A tale from public transport may hold the key to politely retreating from conversations

What's better, to zone out of a conversation stealthily or to be up front about the fact you've stopped listening? SEE ALSO: 7 ways to transform your Netflix account into a movie lover’s dream A Twitter user shared a story Sunday that went
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Changing face of the mob: New narrative of nationalism has created dangerous public emotion

From: Hindustan Times Recommended by: Hindustan times Lynching and mob violence have escalated dramatically. A new narrative of nationalism, rejection of dissent and no compassion for ‘transgressors’ have created a dangerous new public
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Political narratives and development

From: Buisness-standard By Nitin Desai Recommended by: business-standard The narratives that politicians fashion to project their vision of the past, present and future have a profound influence on the trajectory of development.
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Why Google, Ideo, And IBM Are Betting On AI To Make Us Better Storytellers

Sharing emotion-driven narratives that resonate with other people is something humans are quite good at. We’ve been sitting around campfires telling stories for tens of thousands of years, and we still do it. One reason why is because it's an
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The Top Four Mistakes That Make Business Leaders Awful Storytellers

If "storytelling" is a common buzzword in the business world, it's for good reason—narratives make for effective communication. But the practice has become a victim of its own success. Suddenly, it's as though everyone fancies themselves "
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The dominant narrative

Life is filled with nuance. Our ability to perceive things, not so much. We come up with a story (about an organization, a person, a situation) and all the data that supports it, we notice, and the nuance we discount...    

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