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These Maps Reveal What People Around The World Really Care About

In its 2010-2014 wave, the World Values Survey asked residents of 52 countries how important they consider family, friends, leisure time, politics, work, and religion.<p>WVS is the largest "non-commercial, cross-national, time series investigation of human beliefs and values ever executed." It dates …

Failed congressional candidate says Oklahoma rep was killed years ago, replaced with lookalike

A failed Oklahoma congressional candidate says his Tuesday primary race against a sitting congressman was a sham---because it is common knowledge the lawmaker is dead and has been replaced with a body double.<p>Tulsa World reports that Rep. Frank Lucas soundly defeated Timothy Ray Murray and one other …

Bill and Hillary Clinton musical coming to NY

Fans already got <i>You’re Welcome, America: A Final Night with George W. Bush</i>; now the Clintons are getting their moment in the New York stage spotlight.<p>…

15 Ways The World Will Be Awesome In 2050

But when you consider ongoing social and economic progress and all of the coming innovations in science and technology, there's plenty of room for optimism.<p>We've pulled out some of our favorite ideas about the future of our world.

9 Companies That Will Pay Most Of Your College Costs

Starbucks isn't the only company to offer to pay for most, if not all, of the tuition costs to send its employees to college. Here's a look at some other companies that offer to pay anywhere from $5,000 per year to 90% of tuition costs for their employees.

College & University

Why Was Hillary Clinton Laughing About Helping Suspected Child Rapist?

As a lawyer in the 1970s, Hillary Clinton defended a child rapist. Is it disturbing that in a taped interview recorded years later she is heard …

Why 'Under God' Was Added To The Pledge Of Allegiance

But the 31-word passage has evolved over time. Most people don't realize the phrase "under God" wasn't included until Flag Day in 1954 — 60 years ago today.<p>Here's what went down.<p>In 1892, Francis Bellamy, a minister from upstate New York, reportedly wrote the Pledge as an expression of fealty to the …

Pledge of Allegiance

A 13-Year-Old Boy Protested At The World Cup Opening Ceremony But You Didn't See It

Werá Jeguaka Mirim protested on behalf of the country's indigenous population.<p>Werá apparently hid the banner inside the pocket of his white uniform. His father, a writer, told the site he was surprised by the gesture: "I myself did not know he was going to [do that]. He is calm, quiet, not shy."<p>He …

Brazil

The Sleep Schedules Of 27 Of History’s Greatest Minds

The science of sleep and its glorious effects on creativity, productivity, and sanity gets a lot of press these days. That said, the sleep habits of some of your favorite writers, musicians, and artists may surprise you a little.<p>The bedtimes and rising times of history’s greatest minds are …

Alaska town mourns passing of feline mayor

Stubbs the cat faithfully served his constituents for 20 years.<p>In 2014, I had a chance to snuggle with the mayor of Talkeetna, Alaska. He was …

Brits Celebrate Phin Lyman, The Boy Virgin Who Says He’ll Wait for Love

An 18 year-old has become an overnight sensation for his declaration against casual sex. Is it a publicity stunt? Or are his motives as pure as… …

7 WTF Campaign Ads You Can’t Unsee, From Castrators to Alligator Wrestlers

Babies in pearls. Gators in bondage. Hogs squealing for a damn good reason. Forget persuading voters. These politicians’ insane spots are all about …

11 Financial Books Every Young Person Should Read

Those of you who are seeking investing enlightenment are not going to find much of it on the web.<p>I suggest you log off, power down your computer, and read some books. Take your time. The months you spend perusing this list will be well spent.<p>I'd recommend reading at least the first four books …

Photos: Inside Mark Seliger’s Facebook Portrait Studio at the 2014 Vanity Fair White House Correspondents’ Party

For an event attended by many of the nation’s most powerful people, including the leader of the free world himself, the annual White House Correspondents’ Association Dinner can be a bit . . . chaotic.<p>Things are somewhat less manic at the <i>Vanity Fair</i>/Bloomberg party, where many of the most prominent …

The White House

Here’s 100 Years of Proof That Girls Are Better Students Than Boys

Boys may very well be in crisis when it comes to the classroom, but if so, that’s the way it’s al­ways been.<p>In 2006, <i>New­s­week</i> magazine de­clared it, …

Education

U.S. Tests Teens A Lot, But Worldwide, Exam Stakes Are Higher

High school students in the U.S. take lots of standardized tests. There are state tests, new Common Core-aligned field tests, and an alphabet soup of others like the PISA (Program for International Student Assessment) and NAEP (National Assessment of Educational Progress) exams, the SAT, ACT, AP …

Raunchy campaign ad costs Boehner challenger his job at Christian university

A Tea Party candidate challenging House Speaker John Boehner got a few chuckles, and a lot of Internet views, with a recent raunchy campaign ad about "electile dysfunction" -- but the spot has cost him one of his day jobs.<p>J.D. Winteregg, one of two candidates running against Boehner in the …

10 (insane) things I learned about the world reading Ayn Rand’s “Atlas Shrugged”

The only thing that matters in life is how good you are at making money — and other gems<p>Over the past year, I've been reading and reviewing Ayn Rand's massive paean to capitalism, <i>Atlas Shrugged</i>. If you're not familiar with the novel, it depicts a world where corporate CEOs and one-percenters are …

53% Think Neither Political Party Represents the American People

Sign up for free daily updates<p>Voters continue to believe Democrats have more of a plan for the future than Republicans do, but most again say neither …

Polling

Oregon county puts stop to incinerating aborted babies for electricity: ‘we are outraged’

NewsAbortion<p><i>See LifeSiteNews' report from Wednesday that first brought this story international attention and was featured on the Drudge Report:</i> …

Will there be a trillionaire in the 21st century?

When <i>Forbes</i> began tracking the wealth of the richest 400 Americans in 1982, it only took $75 million to make the low end of the list. Today, $1 …

Economics

Salvador Dalí’s Rare 1975 Illustrations for “Romeo and Juliet”

The greatest literary classics tend to attract a plethora of visual art and graphic tributes. But the highest convergence of text and image happens when an influential artist reimagines an influential piece of literature — take, for instance, Picasso’s 1934 drawings for a naughty ancient Greek …

This Week’s Hot Reads: April 21, 2014

A dystopic vision of our technological future, a bracing new analysis of capitalistic inequality, and a meditation on history and memoir.<p><b>By Alena</b> …

10 Habits Of Highly Creative People

Writers' block? Go take a nap.<p>Composer Erik Satie walked roughly 10 kilometers from Arcueil to Paris every morning. Saul Bellow rode his mountain bike. Novelist Haruki Murakami keeps a famously intense running schedule, which he described in the <i>Paris Review</i>:<p><b>Whether it lets the mind wander, improves</b> …

Creativity

Who Watches More Porn: Republicans Or Democrats?

Let's take a look at the body politic, shall we? Turns out that porn is a highly accurate predictor of presidential politics.

Sexuality

7 Things Really Persuasive People Do | Inc.com

While many people don't like to sell, most find themselves having to persuade someone at some point. Persuasion is not just for salespeople and their prospects. You may try to persuade an employee to perform better, or perhaps you want to persuade your boss to take on your brilliant idea. Often the …

Body Language

Hillary Clinton dodges a shoe thrown by audience member - video

A woman throws a shoe at Hillary Clinton as the former US secretary of state delivers a speech at a hotel in Las Vegas on Wednesday. Clinton dodges the shoe and jokes about the incident with the audience. The shoe-thrower did not explain her actions and has been taken into custody

Campaign Finance and the Nihilist Politics of Resignation

Most Americans want to take money out of government but don't think it's possible. Here's a plan for overcoming our defeatism.<p>In the wake of the Supreme Court’s latest outrage, <i>McCutcheon v. FEC</i>, striking down aggregate limits on campaign contributions, reformers are asking an urgent question: Can …