Richard Bean

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5 things you will probably regret when you're older

A recent study from Columbia University found that we're bogged down by more than 70 decisions a day. The sheer number of decisions we have to make each day leads to a phenomenon called decision fatigue, whereby your brain actually tires like a muscle.<p>A new study from the University of Texas shows …

Columbia University

The 7 Most Intriguing Philosophical Arguments for the Existence of God

Nietzsche is famous for saying that God is dead, but news of The Almighty's demise may have been greatly exaggerated. Here are some of the most …

America's decline in wages can be traced to the George W Bush era

What if a re-reading of the data reveals the Reagan and Clinton years actually boosted the wages of blue collar and middle income households?<p>One of the statistical touchstones for left-leaning economists is the run of figures showing that US workers have suffered three decades of flat wages. There …

Economics

State Of The Union Text: Read Obama's Full Remarks

President Barack Obama delivered the 2015 State of the Union speech on Tuesday in front of a joint session of Congress, laying out his policy vision for the next year.<p>Read his full remarks as prepared for delivery below:<p>Mr. Speaker, Mr. Vice President, Members of Congress, my fellow Americans:We …

A new era in U.S.-Cuba relations

<b>Havana (CNN) —</b> Cuba was for years the "Red Menace" at the very gates of the U.S.A.<p>Relations across the Florida Straits turned so bad, that the two countries pushed the entire world to the brink of nuclear war.<p>Exploding cigars to blow up Cuba's rebel leader Fidel Castro or toxic potions to make his …

Obama tax plan: Middle-class credits, increases for rich

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> In his upcoming State of the Union speech, President Barack Obama will call on Congress to simplify a tax code he deems overly complicated and weighted toward wealthy Americans, administration officials said Saturday.<p>The moves -- likely to meet resistance from Republicans in …

Income Inequality

The 9 Most Electrifying Energy Stories Of 2014

By Jessica Leber3 minute Read<p>Very soon, it could cost less to install rooftop solar panels than to pay your utility bill in many U.S. states. And so …

Roads

The Only 5 Exercises You'll Ever Need

If you're the type spending hours at the gym—chest fly, back row, biceps curl, repeat—it's time to reconsider your routine. Find out how to get …

How to Enter a Room with Confidence and Authority | The Art of Manliness

“You never get a second chance to make a first impression.” –Will Rogers<p>Charlie Dresow knew when he entered the courtroom that every eyeball would be …

Unarmed Self-Defense from the Mad Men Era | The Art of Manliness

As I was browsing through some old magazines the other day, I came across a fantastic issue of <i>Popular Science</i> from 1962 that contained a feature on …

Provision and Manhood | The 3 P's of Manhood | The Art of Manliness

“Manhood…as a call to action, can be interpreted as a kind of moral injunction to provision kith and kin.”<p>If the imperative to protect is the most …

How to Poop Like a Samurai | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s Note: This a guest post from Will Black.</i><p>So you have started shaving with a safety razor like your handsome granddad and taking James Bond …