Aaron Gering

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The Republican base’s “patriotic” treason: The shocking new poll that exposes the dangerous extremism of the American right

<b>George W. Bush delivers a speech aboard the aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln, May 1, 2003. (Reuters/Larry Downing)</b><p>A chilling new poll reveals just how sympathetic Republicans would be to a military coup<p>Heather Digby Parton<p>September 15, 2015 8:58pm (UTC)<p>Last week, as the nation observed the …

Political Science

10 things you can learn in 10 minutes that will change your life

In fact, more than two-thirds of employees reported being overloaded at work, according to Cornerstone's 2014 State Of Workplace Productivity Report. And 84% think the overload won't be letting up anytime soon — it's increasing.<p>In light of this reality, you're probably searching for the best …

20 cognitive biases that screw up your decisions

And you might think you approach all those decisions rationally.<p>Yet research suggests there are a huge number of cognitive stumbling blocks that can affect our behavior, preventing us from acting in our own best interests.<p>Here, we've rounded up some of the most commonly cited biases that screw up …

Despite the Risks, Entrepreneurship Will Always Beat a 9-to-5 Job

4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>For the many individuals who have ever thought about starting their own business, chances are there was one thing that stopped them: the risks.<p>In my industry especially, I talk often about the risk/reward relationship of …

Entrepreneurship

Our coming theocratic hell: Look out, the right’s “religious freedom” push is just the beginning

<b>Charlton Heston as Moses in "The Ten Commandments"</b><p>Draw the line from Hobby Lobby to Indiana: Religion has dangerously infected our legal system. It’s getting worse<p>Jeffrey Tayler<p>April 9, 2015 8:59pm (UTC)<p>By now, it’s clear that Indiana’s Religious Freedom Restoration Act was crafted to empower …

Religion

The Do's And Don'ts Of Creativity

“Creativity is seeing what everyone else has seen, and thinking what no one else has thought.” – Albert Einstein<p>Creativity is one of the most intrinsically rewarding endeavors we engage in. Creativity requires a combination of innovation, inspiration, and a tremendous amount of hard work. It allows …

Creativity

5 Fake-Productive Things You’re Doing That Are A Waste Of Time

You’re not as busy as you think you are. Chances are you’re wasting your time with these behaviors. Here’s how to reclaim your day.<p>Most of us want to squeeze more time out of each day. But once you’ve organized, listed, time-blocked and eliminated distractions, what else is there to do?<p>Plenty, says …

We Live in an Age of Irrational Parenting

If you fancy yourself a normalish, reasonably rational parent, you probably read, with equal parts horror and fascination, about the recent travails …

The end of white Christian America is nigh: Why the country’s youth are abandoning religious conservatism

White Christians are now a minority in 19 states. America’s growing racial diversity only tells part of the story<p>There’s been a lot of media attention recently to the changing demographics of the United States, where, at current rates, people who identify as “white” are expected to become a …

She took a year off from her marriage to sleep with strangers. What could go wrong?

<b>THE WILD OATS PROJECT: One Woman’s Midlife Quest for Passion at Any Cost</b><p><b>By Robin Rinaldi</b><p><b>Sarah Crichton/Farrar Straus Giroux. 287 pp. $26</b><p>Get ready for “The Wild Oats Project.” And not just the book. Get ready for “The Wild Oats Project” phenomenon — the debates, the think pieces, the imitators and …