G.J.Holland

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We’re living in an Ayn Rand economy

<b>U.S. Congressman Paul Ryan (R-WI) (Reuters/Shannon Stapleton)</b><p>Over the past 20 years, corporate profits have quadrupled while the corporate tax rate has dropped by half<p>Paul Buchheit<p>May 18, 2013 12:00pm (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.<p>Ayn Rand's novel "Atlas Shrugged" fantasizes a …

How right-wingers use semantic tricks to kill government

Loaded terminology like “entitlements” and “welfare” skews the debate and alters America. Here’s how it works<p>“Semantic infiltration” is a term coined by the foreign policy expert Fred Ikle and popularized by the late Senator Daniel Patrick Moynihan. Ikle defined it thus:<p>Semantic infiltration means …

Leadership Lesson: The Difference Between Google and Apple

Google and Apple are both highly esteemed brands. Both companies share many common traits which have contributed to their success, but there is one very big difference between the two – Google plays offense while Apple has recently settled for playing defense. Apple is struggling to maintain its …

Why Yahoo Doesn’t Think Tumblr Has a Porn Problem

If you write about Tumblr as a business, you are required to note that Tumblr has a lot of porn.<p>How much porn? You’ll have to make something up, …

Tumblr

Five ways to boost your Android phone's battery life right now

These apps keep your handset going longer between charges and can help smooth out performance overall.<p>If you've ever caught yourself scanning a room for outlets, or worrying about how long you can eke out a charge on your phone, then this collection of battery-saving Android apps is for you.<p>These …

Apps

Google's Five-Front Assault On Apple

With Google stock surging to an all-time high of $916 and Apple’s trading 39% below its September 2011 peak, Google has positioned itself to grow — in part by taking a bite out of Apple’s customer base — on five fronts.<p>Google’s primary source of profit is search-related advertising while Apple’s is …

Kanye West on Saturday Night Live, debuts “Black Skinhead” and “New Slaves”

Yeezy Season is in full bloom: What began with a surprise performance in New York City on Wednesday night continued Friday night with the worldwide …

The 9 Best Music Moments From This Season Of "SNL"

From Rihanna going #seapunk to the most intense Kanye performance ever, this was a banner year for music on Saturday Night Live.

Justin Timberlake

15 Things You Didn’t Know About ‘Star Trek Into Darkness’

1<p>What happens when you put someone who has never been a 'Star Trek' fan in charge of the rebooted 'Star Trek' franchise? Well, we know the answer! …

Science Fiction