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Oberlin activist students want conversations instead of exams, no below-'C' grades

Also, the college should pay them when they protest stuff<p>Life is hard for Oberlin College's activist undergraduates. Protesting against the injustices of society takes so much work and energy that they have little time for less important chores — like studying and taking tests.<p>And the elite Ohio …

Higher Education

Pope Francis offers hope to divorced Catholics, says no to gay marriage

Pope Francis on Friday offered his most complete airing yet of the social issues affecting family life, encouraging his clergy to embrace sinners as well as saints and extending an olive branch of mercy to divorced and remarried Catholics long barred from the highest sacrament of the church: Holy …

Motorsport

15 documentaries on Netflix that will make you smarter about business

If you find yourself with some extra time on your hands but don't feel great about spending it binging the latest TV drama, we've got you covered.<p>Over on Netflix, there's a veritable treasure trove of business-related documentaries that are both educational and entertaining. You can learn about …

Entrepreneurship

Rudy Giuliani, American Soviet

The Russians believed in exceptionalism, too<p>Rudy Giuliani is giving me Soviet flashbacks.<p>With his bizarre foot-in-mouth rants about how Barack Obama …

Why Won’t America Go Metric?

We Americans measure things our own way. Our yardsticks are marked in feet and inches, measures that are unfathomable to foreigners, nearly all of …

John Quincy Adams

4 Easy Ways You Can Resolve Life’s Toughest Questions

How To Work More Efficiently<p>Use the Eisenhower Matrix.<p>Via The Decision Book: 50 Models for Strategic Thinking:<p>The US President Dwight D. Eisenhower …

Time Management

WATCH: 20 Misconceptions About Sex

In this video produced by <i>Mental Floss</i>, Dr. Aaron E. Carroll, professor of pediatrics at Indiana University School of Medicine and author of <i>Don’t Put</i> …

Pop Culture

100 Productivity Hacks For Time, Attention, & Energy - A Life Of Productivity

<b>When I graduated University with a business degree last May, I received two incredible full-time job offers, both of which I declined because I had a</b> …

Productivity

Passworks Raises $1M For Passbook Campaigns Platform

I’ve been gradually impressed by the startups coming out of the growing Lisbon tech startup scene – Seedrs is developed out of there for instance – and they are now joined by Passworks, a new platform launching in beta for brands and retailers to create, manage, and distribute marketing campaigns …

Unkle - Ever Rest feat. Joel Cadbury

culture fuels the brand

The definition of the word culture can range but the classic definition according to the Oxford Dictionary is “The arts and other manifestations of …

Ratatouille With Fried Eggs Recipe

Every recipe we publish is tested, tasted, and Serious Eats-approved by our staff. Never miss a recipe again by following @SeriousRecipes on Twitter!<p>Read the Whole Story<p>Ingredients1 medium-small eggplant, cut into 1/2-inch cubes (about 2 cups_1/2 cup olive oil, divided1 small onion, finely chopped …

10 Incredibly Simple Things You Should Be Doing To Protect Your Privacy

Over the weekend, I wound up at Washington, D.C.’s Trapeze School with a group of friends. Before one of them headed up a ladder to attempt a somersault landing from the trapeze bar, she handed me her phone and asked me to take photos. “What’s the password?” I asked. “I don’t use one,” she replied. …