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CV of failures: Princeton professor publishes résumé of his career lows

Johannes Haushofer bravely posts document listing degree programs he did not get in to and academic positions he did not get<p>A professor at Princeton University has published a CV listing his career failures on Twitter, in an attempt to “balance the record” and encourage others to keep trying in the …

Higher Education

Do we live in a special part of the universe?

We've already talked about how you're living at the center of the universe. Now, I'm not going to say that the whole universe revolves around you… …

14 books that will change the way you think about money

A lot of what holds people back from financial success are their thoughts and beliefs about money — not their job title or salary.<p>It turns out, you're probably already making enough money to become rich, as David Bach preaches in "The Automatic Millionaire"; and you <i>can</i> splurge on a $4 mocha and …

Personal Finance

Here's How Donald Trump's Trade Policy Could Backfire

Donald Trump’s threats to slap steep tariffs on Chinese and Mexican imports may have won him votes in Republican primaries but they would likely …


Free Markets Aren't Free. Who Pays the Price?

Are you fed up with the "free market uber alles" types in the Republican Party, or for that matter, the "free market plus redistribution" types among …


How to inoculate people against Donald Trump's fact bending claims

A potential Donald Trump presidency terrifies people worldwide. His racism, bullying, and enthusiasm for violence are a great concern for …

Critical Thinking