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Cyclist/Motorist Etiquette, Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross | Talking Cars with Consumer Reports #151

The “Quiet Life” Hypothesis Is Real: Managers Will Put Off Hard Decisions If They Can

In competitive markets, managers have a strong incentive to give their best effort. But economists have long argued that when companies are insulated from competition, their managers may not be motivated to maximize the profit of the firm and instead may choose to enjoy the “quiet life.” Similarly, …

Management

How to Survive the Apocalypse

President Trump threatens to “totally destroy North Korea.” Another hurricane lashes out. A second monster earthquake jolts Mexico. Terrorists strike in London. And that’s just this past week or so.<p>Yes, the world is clearly coming to an end. But is there anything you can do to prepare?<p>That is not a …

Survivalism

Is it worth doing an MBA?

It used to be a must for managers trying to climb the greasy pole. But the return on investment is not as high as it once was<p>“The mark of an MBA,” …

College & University

The 37 best young adult books we ever read

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Amazon / Anaele Pelisson<p>Many of us look back on the "young adult" years of our life and remember both broad brush strokes of volatile …

Manhood | The Economist

Badly educated men in rich countries have not adapted well to trade, technology or feminism<p>KIMBERLEY, a receptionist in Tallulah, thinks the local …

Demographics

Writing Your Résumé When Your Job Title Doesn’t Reflect Your Responsibilities

You’re ready to make a career move, up to a higher level or into a different industry or an entirely new field. But your current title doesn’t match the titles on the job postings that most excite you. How do you avoid your applications getting tossed by HR or automated filters? How do you use your …

Management

Your Team Is Brainstorming All Wrong

When your team is tasked with generating ideas to solve a problem, suggesting a brainstorming session is a natural reaction. But does that approach actually work?<p>Although the term “brainstorming” is now used as a generic term for having groups develop ideas, it began as the name of a specific …

Creativity

This is how science lost God: Atheism, evolution and the long road to Richard Dawkins’ latest Twitter controversy

<b>René Descartes, Richard Dawkins (Wikimedia/AP/Fiona Hanson)</b><p>The roots of today’s battles over atheism, science, religion and climate change actually date back centuries<p>Bill Mesler • H. James Cleaves II<p>January 17, 2016 5:00pm (UTC)<p>Excerpted from “A Brief History of Creation: Science and the Search …

Biology

It really takes one to tango: Science explains why we view other bodies as extensions of our own

Ever wonder how dancers move in such perfect synchronicity? The answer lies in our fluid notion of “body schema”<p>Julie Sedivy<p>January 18, 2016 7:00pm (UTC)<p>This article was originally published by Scientific American.<p>Among dance forms, tango holds a unique and potent allure. It showcases two …

20 Places to See in the U.S. Before You Die

Yes, there’s a whole world out there to explore, but think of all the amazing places in our own country you’ve never visited. These are the iconic …

Video: Mountain Biking in Iceland with Yeti Cycles

We've seen some spectacular videos from Iceland over the years, but few can compare with this one. It is five minutes of pure bliss as we travel to …

Mountain Biking

10 Great Pleasure Hikes in the U.S.A.

Hiking is one outdoor activity that just about anyone old enough to walk can enjoy. Some trails, however, are more challenging than others.<p>If you’re new to the world of hiking—or are a seasoned pro hoping to introduce the younger generation to the joys of walking in the woods—here are ten great …

Hiking

Happiness Isn’t the Absence of Negative Feelings

Happiness feels intolerably elusive for many of us. Like fog, you can see it from afar, dense and full of shape. But upon approach, its particles loosen and suddenly it becomes out of reach, even though it’s all around you.<p>We put so much emphasis on the pursuit of happiness, but if you stop and …

Happiness

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Travel

When Did the Human Epoch Begin?

The duties of the Anthropocene Working Group—a thirty-nine-member branch of a subcommission of a commission of the International Union of Geological Sciences—are both tedious and heady. As the group’s chairman, Jan Zalasiewicz, whom Elizabeth Kolbert wrote about, in 2013, says wryly, “People do not …

Climate Change

5 dangerous fantasies warping our foreign policy in the Middle East

Washington assumes the presence of U.S. troops will be a stabilizing force in the region, but why?<p>Andrew Bacevich<p>November 27, 2014 6:00pm (UTC)<p>This piece originally appeared on TomDispatch.<p>“Iraq no longer exists.” My young friend M, sipping a cappuccino, is deadly serious. We are sitting in a …

The crazy-making in Christianity: Religion’s cycle of self-doubt and self-punishment

<b>Pat Robertson (AP/Gene J. Puskar)</b><p>Christians like to talk about the benefits of faith. But what if the exact opposite is true?<p>Marlene Winell • Valerie Tarico<p>November 27, 2014 11:00pm (UTC)<p>Excerpted from “Christianity Is Not Great: How Faith Fails”<p><i>I am thirty years old and I am struggling to find</i> …

Hearst Magazines

Steven Pinker: 10 'grammar rules' it's OK to break (sometimes)

Among the many challenges of writing is dealing with rules of correct usage: whether to worry about split infinitives, fused participles, and the meanings of words such as "fortuitous", "decimate" and "comprise". Supposedly a writer has to choose between two radically different approaches to these …

100 Best Albums of the ’90s

100<p>Moby, ‘Everything Is Wrong’<p>Moby's first major-label album didn't seem promising at first — a little techno dude trying his arty hand at pop-song …

Rock & Roll

Foodily Blog

Foodily Blog

How drinking in the city changed forever this year

In my picks for Houston's best new restaurants, I offered the opinion that none of the places that have opened this year (at least through the end of …

Texas

Foodily Blog

Roast Chicken with Caramelized Shallots

237<p>102<p>7<p>Shares 346<p>I’m always surprised when people say that they don’t have time to cook. I mean, aside from reproducing, physiologically, we don’t …

Are urban green spaces doomed?

<b>(via Shutterstock)</b><p>In cities like New York, pocket parks may be even harder to come by than affordable housing<p>Jeff Turrentine<p>November 2, 2013 5:00pm (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on OnEarth.org.<p>There’s an interesting civics lesson taking place at the moment in the New York City neighborhood …