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All those office perks? They're ruining creativity.

It's a new year and that means new bean bag chairs. Chances are high that someone in your office — the Chief Innovation Officer, perhaps, or the Senior Motivational Poohbah — will decide that your firm is not innovative enough, not creative enough, for the year 2016. Action will be taken. Free …

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Why Protestants Argue Over Whether Muslims Worship the Same God

Last month, a Wheaton College professor, Dr. Larycia Hawkins, was placed on administrative leave for writing on her Facebook page and quoting Pope Francis that Muslims and Christians worship the same God. This week, the evangelical school began proceedings to fire Professor Hawkins, a tenured …

Ex-Wisconsin Lawmaker Who Championed Avery Bill: Making a Murderer Subject's Arrest for Murder Was 'Deflating'

For two years after DNA evidence cleared <i>Making a Murderer</i> subject Steven Avery of a sexual assault 18 years earlier, Wisconsin assemblyman Mark …

A hedge fund has laid out why it is closing — and it is enough to chill investors everywhere

The fund isn't closing because of bad performance. In fact, Nevsky did just fine in 2015, finishing the year up 0.39%.<p>In comparison, hedge funds on average fell 3.49%, according to Hedge Fund Research. Nevsky has also posted annualized returns of 18.4% since inception.<p>Nevsky said it made the …

This Could Be 'One Of The Warmest Christmas Days Of Your Lifetime'

Baby, it's warm outside.<p>Dreaming of a white Christmas? Depending on where you live, you might want to keep dreaming, according to current weather reports.<p>If you live in the eastern or central United States, Friday could be “one of the warmest Christmas Days of your lifetime,” The Weather Channel …

French police want to ban public WiFi during emergencies

The FBI isn't the only law enforcement agency that wants to restrict privacy for the sake of national security. Following the Paris attacks of November 13th, French police and gendarmes have submitted a wish list of security measures for a new bill, according to a document discovered by <i>LeMonde</i>. …

The Seven Most Overrated Things to Do in Washington, DC

Native Washingtonians often draw a distinction between "Washington"—the official city that tourists see—and "DC"—the place where they make their …

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