Ryan Emerson

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How to Take Down Kim Jong Un

Stop saying there are no good options on North Korea. Here’s how we can end the threat once and for all—without firing a shot.<p>At my Senate confirmation hearing a few years ago, I made a promise to the panel deciding my fate: never to use the phrase “there are no good options.” After all, if there …

North Korea

How do atheists celebrate Christmas?

<b>(CNN) —</b> Hemant Mehta loves the Christmas season.<p>He loves getting together with family and friends. He loves giving gifts. He loves the upbeat spirit and the crowds shopping on Chicago's Michigan Avenue. He even has a tree.<p>There's just one catch: Mehta is an atheist.<p>But that's no reason not to enjoy …

Religion

The Universe Really Is Weird: A Landmark Quantum Experiment Has Finally Proved It So

Only last year the world of physics celebrated the 50th anniversary of Bell’s theorem, a mathematical proof that certain predictions of quantum …

Quantum Mechanics

Spectacular Historic Infographics Now Available As Posters

The Library of Congress is a venerable treasure trove of historic cartography, 19th century infographics, and other data visualization from days of yore. Only a fraction of the more than 5.5 million maps and 80,000 atlases in the library’s collection are available online, and what is available can …

Why Bad People Make The Best Leaders

Want to build a great leader? Don’t start with a good person. Start with a <i>bad</i> person–then chisel, sandpaper and polish as necessary.<p>Most of the modern leadership development industry is based on a myth. It’s a feel-good myth, spread by consultants and academics and “gurus,” about how the best …

Fired Fed Reserve Employee Secretly Recorded Hours of Meetings — Now She’s Unveiling the So-Called ‘Ray Rice Video for the Financial Sector’

When the New York Federal Reserve fired Carmen Segarra, it’s unlikely they realized she was taking 46 hours of recordings of meetings between the Fed and Goldman Sachs. The secretly recorded tapes are apparently damaging enough that it’s being called the “Ray Rice video for the financial sector” by …