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13 Sumptuous Quotes About Falling In Love From Famous Authors

BRB, heart turning to goo.

Society as science

ALEX PENTLAND of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology on using data to predict—and control—human behaviour.<p>Latest stories<p>James Comey against the …

Here's What Consultants Actually Do All Day

The big firms — Bain, McKinsey, Deloitte, and others — are well known, but few people seem to have a basic understanding of what, exactly, it is that consultants do all day.<p>To find out, we talked to Tim Tierney, a third-year consultant at Deloitte in Boston, who took us through his typical Monday …

The States People Are Fleeing In 2014

More people are moving out of New Jersey than are moving in. The same is true for Illinois and New York. Those three states top the “outbound” list compiled by United Van Lines, the big St. Louis-based moving company that has put together an annual survey of where Americans are moving for the last …

Hashima island and other abandoned places – in pictures

From decaying Detroit to an eerily empty island in Japan, we seem fascinated by abandoned and derelict sites

11 Personal Finance Books Everyone Should Read Before Turning 30

But not all advice is created equal. When you're in your 20s, you want easy-to-read books that will teach you the foundations of investing, the best way to budget for major purchases down the road, and how to finally pay off those student loans.<p>To help narrow down the choices and find the best …

Screw It, Just Do It: The Curiously Inspiring Wisdom Of Richard Branson

The high-octane Virgin mogul, in his own words.<p>“Do what you love and the money will follow.”<p>Perhaps no one better exemplifies this adage than multibillionaire Richard Branson, who has earned his fortune simply by pursuing his personal interests. His has seamlessly transitioned from journalist to …