Aaron Herbst

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20 Quotes from Tim Keller’s New Prequel to ‘The Reason for God’

The following 20 quotes caught my attention as I read Tim Keller’s important new book, <i>Making Sense of God: An Invitation to the Skeptical</i> (Viking) …

The Free-Time Paradox in America

The rich were meant to have the most leisure time. The working poor were meant to have the least. The opposite is happening. Why?<p>"Every time I see it, that number blows my mind.”<p>Erik Hurst, an economist at the University of Chicago, was delivering a speech at the Booth School of Business this June …

How Steve Jobs Saved Nike (and Apple) With 1 Simple Piece of Advice

Why going after every opportunity can kill your business.<p>When Nike named Mark Parker its CEO in 2006, one of the first things Parker did was call Apple CEO Steve Jobs for advice. At the time, Nike was trying to fit its digital strategy into its line of hundreds of thousands of products.<p>Steve Jobs …

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Neil Gaiman on Why We Read and What Books Do for the Human Experience

“Truth is not in what happens but in what it tells us about who we are.”<p>The question of why we read and what books actually do for us is as old as the written word itself, and as attractive. Galileo saw reading as a way of having superhuman powers. For Kafka, books were “the axe for the frozen sea …

Meet the musical genius behind the 'Game of Thrones' soundtrack who watches each season before anyone else

"Game of Thrones" can be an emotional show, and most fans would probably admit to shedding a tear every now and again. But I may have taken this passion a step further when listening to the "Game of Thrones" season six soundtrack on my way home from work one day.<p>I had just emerged from the bleak …

The Minecraft Generation

Jordan wanted to build an unpredictable trap.<p>An 11-year-old in dark horn-­rimmed glasses, Jordan is a devotee of Minecraft, the computer game in which you make things out of virtual blocks, from dizzying towers to entire cities. He recently read “The Maze Runner,” a sci-fi thriller in which …

A New Study Claims People with Higher IQs Don't Require Large Social Circles

Sure, nerd.<p>While the average person is happier with a large friend circle, new research reveals those with higher IQs are better off with a small one.<p>Evolutionary psychologists Satoshi Kanazawa of the London School of Economics and Norman Li of Singapore Management University are the authors of …

The conflict between science and religion lies in our brains

The conflict between science and religion may have its origins in the structure of our brains, researchers at Case Western Reserve University and …