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Goldman Sachs, JP Morgan Chase: Pulling an Enron With Commodities

In an exemplary bit of reporting that appeared as the lead article in Sunday's <i>New York Times</i>, the journalist David Kocieniewski exposes the corrupt practices of Goldman Sachs, JP Morgan Chase, and other big Wall Street players in rigging the aluminum and copper markets. Even before we've had a …

Wall Street

Here’s how Amazon self-destructs

<b>Jeff Bezos, CEO of Amazon. (Reuters/Shannon Stapleton/SeanPavonePhoto via Shutterstock/Salon)</b><p>If Amazon puts bookstores out of business, it will destroy the main way readers learn about new books to buy<p>Evan Hughes<p>July 19, 2013 5:40pm (UTC)<p>By the time a federal judge ruled last week that Apple had …

A scientist's view: equality, feminism and men's rights

The world is against men. This week a man was turned away from Legoland for not having a child, apparently to protect the families and children that …

22 Reasons To Worship JK Rowling

Potterheads rejoice!

Sex and the College Girl, 1957 vs. 2013

Comparing two articles about relationships on campus, written five decades apart.<p>In her recent <i>New York Times</i> article, "Sex on Campus - She Can Play That Game, Too," Kate Taylor concludes that college sweethearts are old news. Miss Class of 2014 requires something different from the men on her …

7 Habits for an Empowered Life

Habits are behaviors we choose both consciously and subconsciously. They define the outcome of our days. Positive, productive habits give us better outcomes than destructive habits, and the most powerful habits are those that begin with understanding and controlling your thoughts. Though the …

Happiness

Debunking Myths About Highly-Skilled Immigration and the Global Race for Talent

Talk to the founders of Silicon Valley startups and they will tell you that the single greatest obstacle they face after they obtain funding is the dearth of skilled talent. They say this is limiting their ability to innovate. A group of tech CEOs told President Obama in March that five companies …

9 Habits of People Who Build Extraordinary Relationships

The most extraordinary professional relationships are built by ordinary actions like these.<p>Professional success is important to everyone, but still, success in business and in life means different things to different people--as well it should.<p>But one fact is universal: Real success, the kind that …

Bye, bye BRIC: A new global investment shift takes hold

When the thirteen members of the investment team at Ballentine Partners LLC sit down each quarter to review their holdings, it is a loud and boisterous affair. Last month, their discussion turned to emerging markets.<p>The Massachusetts-based firm, which manages $4-billion (U.S.) for ultra-wealthy …

50 Quotes That Will Free Your Mind

<i>We are our thoughts. We cannot change anything<br>if we cannot change our thinking.</i><p>You have a train of thought on which you ride when you are alone and …

The Science of Positive Thinking: How Positive Thoughts Build Your Skills, Boost Your Health, and Improve Your Work

Positive thinking sounds useful on the surface. (Most of us would prefer to be positive rather than negative.) But "positive thinking" is also a soft and fluffy term that is easy to dismiss. In the real world, it rarely carries the same weight as words like "work ethic" or "persistence."<p>But those …

Definitive Proof Emma Watson Is Actually Hermione Granger

"If you watch carefully in some scenes, you can see me mouthing Harry and Ron's lines as well as my own."

35 Random Corners Of The Internet You Should Visit When You Need A Break

Bookmark this for when you're having a bad day or when you just need a distraction and want to play. There's something so soothing about these single-serving sites.<p>Major h/t to this post by Tumblr user Writing Weasels and the website The Useless Web for providing me with endless hours of amusement.

The 25 Smartest Comebacks Of All Time

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26 Reasons Joey Tribbiani Is An Incredible Role Model

Want to live a simple, happy life? Look no further than Joey.

Which Iron Man Villain Wants to Reappear on Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.?

Comics

12 Ways to Spot Manager Material in Your Business

Hiring for startups isn’t just about finding people who can complete generic, repetitive job tasks. Entrepreneurs must make sure these new team …

Music to Keep You Motivated

The best workout playlists for the gym, running, and more!<p>The right song can inspire you to crank out another set or log an extra mile. We've compiled playlists from Olympians, celebrities, readers, and WH staffers. If you're tired of your workout music, freshen up your library and get motivated! <b>WH</b> …

How Meditation Works

Mindfulness meditation is having a moment in the West, and with it some compelling reasons to understand and try it.<p>NicoleAbalde/Flickr<p><i>Mindfulness meditation</i>. Chances are that you've either heard or seen (or rolled your eyes at) these words in recent months, as studies, celebrity endorsements, and …

How to Get Everything You Want. Seriously

You'd like to be successful in everything you do, of course. Here's how to make it happen.<p>Getting what you want in your career and in life isn't as difficult as it may seem. I mean it.<p>I've been very fortunate, both professionally and personally, and along the way learned seven key ways to help make …

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5 Powerful Accounts of Heaven That You Have to See to Believe

This week on Fox and Friends, we heard five powerful stories from people who say that they went to heaven during a near-death experience.<p>Check out …

Top 10 Marketing Books of All Time

Essential books for entrepreneurs who really want to understand how and why their customers buy.<p>In previous posts, I've identified the best motivational books of all time and the best sales books of all time. Today, I've selected 10 books about marketing that I believe should be in every business …

Why Tesla Is Beating GM, Nissan and Ford

The last 12 months Tesla Motors stock has been on a tear. From $25 it has more than quadrupled to over $100. And most analysts still recommend owning the stock, even though the company has never made a net profit.<p><b>Tesla is #1 in electric automobiles</b><p>There is no doubt that each of the major car …

Does the Rise of the Super-Wealthy Require New Global Rules?

Chrystia Freeland on the power of plutocrats<p>When the 113th Congress opened in January, the number of millionaires in its ranks rose to 257 out of 535, or just over 48 percent. Whether or not this constitutes true plutocracy, or rule by the wealthy, Reuters editor Chrystia Freedland says the line …

In Silicon Valley, Meditation Is No Fad. It Could Make Your Career

• Author: Noah Shachtman. Noah Shachtman Business<br>• Date of Publication: 06.18.13. 06.18.13<br>• Time of Publication: 6:30 am. 6:30 am<p>Chade-Meng Tan is perched …