Karen Guldan

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5 Unbelievable Kitchen Makeovers

Awful befores; inspiring afters<p>These complete transformations are a reminder that just about anything is possible. Check out how these five blah befores become show-stopping afters. This piece originally appeared on elledecor.com.

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Are Atheists the New Mormons?

Atheists are holding their annual convention in Salt Lake City, but things have been surprisingly cordial. Maybe these uniquely American groups have …

Inside Hollywood’s ‘Twink’ Pool Parties

Wild nights of no clothes and lots of alcohol: one attendee reveals what went on at X Men director Bryan Singer’s infamous pool parties.<p>In gay …

Fringe Factor: Ladies Love the Wage Gap

Equal pay would just make finding a husband so much harder, Mike Huckabee likes his chances in North Korea, and a Fox News host wants no minimum wage.<p>…

The Quick and Dirty on Data Visualization

Displaying data can be a tricky proposition, because different rules apply in different contexts. A sales director presenting financial projections to a group of field reps wouldn’t visualize her data the same way that a design consultant would in a written proposal to a potential client.<p>So how do …

Bonuses Should Be Tied to Customer Value, Not Sales Targets

Why would you eliminate sales targets as a way to evaluate, motivate, and reward your sales staff?<p>That is perhaps the most frequent question I’ve received since 2011 when GlaxoSmithKline changed the link between the bonus pay of our pharmaceutical sales professionals in the United States and the …

Why climate deniers are winning: The twisted psychology that overwhelms scientific consensus

<b>Sarah Palin, Rush Limbaugh (Reuters/Jonathan Ernst/AP/J. Scott Applewhite/Tomas Rebro via Shutterstock/Salon)</b><p>There’s a reason why overwhelming evidence hasn’t spurred public action against global warming<p>Paul Rosenberg<p>April 19, 2014 1:45pm (UTC)<p>In the run-up to Earth Day this year, two major reports …

This May Be Rogue Parishioners' Last Easter In Closed Church

Nearly a decade has passed since the doors of the Saint Frances Cabrini Catholic Church were shut and its holy water dried up.<p>With the Archdiocese of Boston strapped for cash, it was one of dozens of churches in the area to be closed and sold off. At the time, the archdiocese was in the throes of …

White Folks Can Talk About Race

Brit Hume is wrong. Of course white people can talk about race without being called racist. They just need to be smarter about it.<p>Fox News senior …

Got A Hobby? Might Be A Smart Professional Move

Maybe you paint, keep a journal or knit. Or maybe you play bass in a punk rock band.<p>Whatever hobby you have, keep at it. A little study published this week suggests that having a creative outlet outside the office might help people perform better at work.<p>Psychologists from San Francisco State …

The Quantified Other: Nest And Fitbit Chase A Lucrative Side Business

Last year Karl Dalal walked more than 1.5 million steps around Houston, each step tracked by the Fitbit Zip that was clipped to his clothes. “I wear it religiously,” he says. “And so does my wife.” A big reason he cared enough to keep it on was that someone else was tracking those steps, too: his …

The Private Lives of Public Bathrooms

How psychology, gender roles, and design explain the distinctive way we behave in the world's stalls<p>When Oprah Winfrey served on a Chicago jury in 2004, she couldn’t go to the bathroom attached to the jury room unless her fellow jurors sang to drown out the noise. One of the songs they sang was …