Daniel McLaughlin

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How the rich got richer and you got the shaft

Economists have been scratching their heads for some time now, asking themselves why the economy has been so weak for so long. They've come up with …

17 Big-Batch Cocktails To Whip Up At Your Next Outdoor Party

Ooh, guys. It’s summer, our favorite season, one that encourages throwing parties outside, grilling food over fire and devising new tactics to hold onto sweaty cocktail glasses. We know you’ve felt the mercury rise over the last few days, and we’re here to offer some new inspirations for summer …

Can Music Be Used as Medicine?

Biometric trackers are helping scientists tap into the body's response to songs and sound.<p>“Because you listened to Drake, how about Future next?”<p>Pandora, Spotify, and other music-streaming services try to predict what users might like to listen to, based on their tastes and what’s popular with …

Mindfulness Made Simple

“Mindfulness” has become a buzzword that is often misinterpreted. What is mindfulness? How can it benefit you?<p>Mindfulness is much more basic than …

Are happy workers more productive?

As Pret a Manger becomes the latest company to credit happy workers for improved profits, we examine the evidence that suggests smiling employees might keep the tills ringing<p>Was it the new quinoa pots on the menu? Or the 50,000 portions of macaroni cheese it is selling each week? There are a number …

George Osborne

Goldman Sachs' big quarter affirms Wall Street's comeback

Goldman Sachs Group Inc. blew through profit expectations and said Thursday that it rang up its highest quarterly revenue in four years, another sign of the resurgence of Wall Street's profit-making power after the financial crisis.<p>Goldman's big first quarter echoed strong performances earlier this …

The Past, Present, and Future of Blue Cocktails

Blue is the new black. Just ask any bartender and they’ll give you an earful about blue drinks, from the Aviation and the Blue Hawaii—among the earliest blue-hued cocktails—to New York newbie Porchlight's Gun Metal Blue, the most-Instagrammed colored cocktail of the moment.<p>A vast majority of these …

How to Get People to Like You: 7 Ways From an FBI Behavior Expert

Meeting new people can be awkward. What should you say? How can you make a good impression? How do you keep a conversation going?<p>Research shows …

Self-help

Larry Summers has a major warning for the US economy, and everyone should be paying attention

On Monday, we published Larry Summers' latest op-ed in The Washington Post, which opened with the former Treasury Secretary and Harvard president writing, <b>"This past month may be remembered as the moment the United States lost its role as the underwriter of the global economic system."</b><p>What Summers …

The Abuse Debate: A Matter of Acceptance Not Consent

<i>This is a guest post by Darkrose.</i><p>BDSM relationships make the argument on abuse much more complicated than it already is, and those in TPE …

Jesus would hate you all — and you didn’t build that: The truth about the ultra-rich and their New York Times apologists

<b>(AP/Reuters/Nam Y. Huh/Joe Mitchell/Manuel Balce Ceneta)</b><p>Conservatives are fighting a war on poverty, which really means a war on poor people — and a defense of the rich<p>Paul Rosenberg<p>March 26, 2015 6:59pm (UTC)<p>There they go again. Conservatives are back again with their “war on poverty,” which is to …

What’s the Difference? Scotch vs. Bourbon

I had to restrain myself – many times – while writing my last post about the Jim Beam distillery. I kept veering off into technical definitions of …

6 Things You (Probably) Didn't Know About Gin

<b>1) It Has A Fuzzy Definition</b> <br>When you’re dealing with most types of spirits, the definition doesn’t leave much much wiggle room in. That’s because most of the requisites for calling a product bourbon or Scotch or tequila—ingredients, process, location of origin—are fairly cut and dry.<p>Not so with …

Robert Reich: Economic redistribution is our only hope

The former secretary of labor explains why new technologies have rendered the 20th century economic model obsolete<p>It’s now possible to sell a new product to hundreds of millions of people without needing many, if any, workers to produce or distribute it.<p>At its prime in 1988, Kodak, the iconic …

RT @RobotDeathSquad: Shout out to everyone on the east coast making Global Warming jokes. http://t.co/J6S8x7tHaD

Sweden's Prostitution Solution: Why Hasn't Anyone Tried This Before?

In a centuries deep sea of clichés despairing that 'prostitution will always be with us', one country's success stands out as a solitary beacon …

Europe

EXCLUSIVE: 50 Shades of Grey is just TOO SOFT, according to world’s oldest lesbian dominatrix, 83, who keeps her submissive companion in a French chateau

• <b>Catherine Robbe-Grillet is most famous dominatrix in France and 'world's oldest'</b>• <b><br>'Submissive' lover Beverley Charpentier, 51, lives with her in Paris</b> …

Utah lawmaker questions whether sex with an unconscious person is rape 'in every instance'

This is an archived article that was published on sltrib.com in 2015, and information in the article may be outdated. It is provided only for …

Salt Lake City

Eden Was a Scary Movie About Sex-Trafficking Based on a True Story—Or Was It?

<i>Eden</i> Was a Scary Movie About Sex-Trafficking Based on a True Story—Or Was It? by Jen GravesE<i>den</i> is a 2012 film about a suburban teenage girl …

The UK’s War on Porn: ‘Proof That Men Making These Rules Do Not See Women as Equals’

This new spate of bizarre porn legislation is very anti-women, and will only succeed in pushing porn business out of the UK.<p>Beware the female orgasm, …

The Secret of Creating Trust

Trust evolves. We start off as babies with perfect trust. Inevitably, trust is damaged by our parents or other family members. Depending on the …

What to Do When You Lose Trust in a Relationship

Some Thoughts about Trust

Trust, like safety, runs deep. When we don't experience trust, as when we don't experience safety, we shut down, protect, and hide our vulnerability. …

Signs of Deception - Rebuilding Trust - Signs of Lying

Honesty and Trust Tips<p>Read these 42 Honesty and Trust Tips tips to make your life smarter, better, faster and wiser. Each tip is approved by our …

Doyel: Youth coach, 48, beats cancer long enough to win title

Four days before he died, John Padgett had a game to coach. He couldn't walk, couldn't stand, could barely breathe. But he could sit in a golf cart …

5 disturbing facts that show the system is rigged against America’s middle class

The 1 percent is rapidly vacuuming up the country’s wealth, and things have only gotten worse since the recession<p>A recent posting detailed how upper middle class Americans are rapidly losing ground to the one-percenters who <b>averaged $5 million</b> in wealth gains over just <i>three years</i>. It also noted that …

Deepak Chopra On The Toughest Thing You'll Have To Give Up To Be Happy

<i>Why is it that some of us bounce back from rough times, and others of us get sucked under? The spiritual teacher and author of the new book,</i> The Future of God, <i>shows us how to help ourselves and the people we care about.</i><p>By Deepak Chopra<p>Happiness has never been a simple matter. What makes us happy as …

I’m a lesbian marrying a man

Friends don’t understand: My sexual orientation never changed. I simply fell in love with a very unexpected person<p>I was in a bar in Chicago when I told a close friend of 20 years that, despite being a lesbian, I was marrying a man. My friend and I hadn’t seen each other in a while, but we fell back …

It’s Not Censorship to Ignore You

Sorting through the claims and counterclaims of Gamergate — the fight between an amorphous collective of male video-game fans and the female …