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Face It: Career Jumps Are The Future Of Work

Here’s the big talent paradox: great minds rarely stay put. They’re seekers, refusing to rest on their laurels, leaving comfort behind for something better, faster, bigger. A lot of factors go into what we view as top talent, the best recruits, the bright stars. They have an innate tendency to …

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The Top Ten Weirdest Things People Believe

The Top Ten Weirdest Things People Believe<p>Sponsored links<p>Ever since my book <i>Why People Believe Weird Things</i> was published in 1997 I have been asked …

Is Richard Dawkins destroying his reputation? | Sophie Elmhirst

The scientist and bestselling writer has become the face of a new crusading atheism. But even his closest allies worry that his online provocations do more harm than good<p>In Dublin, not long ago, Richard Dawkins visited a steakhouse called Darwin’s. He was in town to give a talk on the origins of …

Religion

E.O. Wilson on the meaning of human existence: Warnings about Earth’s future and religious faith.

<i>This article originally appeared in</i> New Scientist.<p><i>Entomologist E. O. Wilson is a professor emeritus at Harvard University and the founder of the E.</i> …

Extinction

If ISIS Is Not Islamic, then the Inquisition Was Not Catholic

As ISIS slaughters its way though Syria and Iraq, it became inevitable that we’d hear from apologists who claim that ISIS is not in fact “true …

Religion

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The Five Paths To Being The Best At Anything

I’ve posted a lot about becoming the best in your field. Looking back, what are the most successful methods for getting there?<p>10,000 Hours<p>Let’s get …

Top 32 Quotes Every Entrepreneur Should Live By

The nature of being an entrepreneur means that you fully embrace ambiguity and are comfortable with being challenged regularly. Especially when having to go out for startup fundraising. Choosing this career path is completely irrational because the odds of succeeding are dismal, but most succeed …

Satanists Unveil Statue for Oklahoma Capitol

Satanic Temple / AP<p>This artist’s rendering provided by the Satanic Temple shows a proposed monument that the New York–based Satanic group wants to …

The self as brain: Disturbing implications of neuroexistentialism.

<b>Patricia Churchland,</b> <i>a neurophilosopher at the University of California at San Diego, says our hopes, loves and very existence are just elaborate</i> …

Japan's Cutthroat School System: A Cautionary Tale for the U.S.

A new book shows how fixating on testing and achievement can backfire.<p>"No Child Left Behind." "Race to the Top." The names suggest mobility, progress, moving on up and not falling back. The goal of education, according to these national education initiatives with their standards and testing, is …

Four Good Reasons Why Iran Doesn’t Trust America

One basic obstacle for the new round of talks over Iran’s nuclear program that open today will be America’s basic distrust of the Iranian regime. …

Is Wine Bullshit?

A Lafite Rothschild Bordeaux sells for a minimum of around $500 a bottle, while humble brands like Charles Shaw and Franzia sell for as little as $2. …

God's welfare dilemma - OnFaith

In a study of 137 countries, atheism was generally more widespread in those with well-developed welfare programs. I’m not surprised. Countries that provide universal health care and education, along with adequate social safety nets, are likely to have citizens who feel more secure and in control of …

Daniel Dennett: New Atheism has changed the face of America

The movement known as New Atheism has changed the political landscape of the United States, according to philosopher and prominent non-believer …

Why is There Something Rather Than Nothing?

The Debate:<p>Heidegger held the most important question to be "why is there something rather than nothing?" Hawking believes science will one day …

The Prophet

Before Proof of Heaven made Dr. Eben Alexander rich and famous as a "man of science" who'd experienced the afterlife, he was something else: a neurosurgeon with a troubled history and a man in need of reinvention<p>On December 18, 2012, the set of <i>Fox & Friends</i> was both festive and somber. Festive …

Mind

Unveiling America’s First Public Monument to Atheism

Following a lawsuit and more than a year of controversy, at noon on Saturday a group called the American Atheists will unveil the United States’ …

6 Ways Successful People Stretch Their Comfort Zones

<i>This post is in partnership with Inc., which offers useful advice, resources, and insights to</i> <i>entrepreneurs and business owners</i>. <i>The article below was</i> …

Beer Bellies Are a Myth

Consider the cliché: a darkened room, a bleary-eyed middle-aged man collapsed into a couch, beer in hand, TV-flicker illuminating his sallow stubbled …

No Sex Talk Allowed

What's wrong with the Obama administration's definition of sexual harassment<p>What's the difference between an unwelcome request for a date and rape? Pursuant to the Obama administration's definition of sexual harassment, this is not an easy question to answer.<p>You have to read the administration's …

Yakutsk: The Coldest City on Earth

January 2013. A scene in Yakutsk, Siberia, the coldest city in the world.<br>Steeve Iuncker—Agence VU<p>1 of 14<p>Yakutsk, a remote city in Eastern Siberia …