If you're even a semi-regular reader of mine, by now you know I love the reality series The Selection: Special Operations Experiment, which airs Thursday nights at 10 p.m. EST on History. (Or you can up
The director of the CIA has warned US President-elect Donald Trump that ending the Iran nuclear deal would be "disastrous" and "the height of folly". In a BBC interview, John Brennan also advised the president
Are optimists born or made? We tend to think of those who see the sunnier side of life as having been blessed with a positive disposition. And it's true that some significant portion of our happiness probably
I caught up with Smith in between his classes at Ontario's University of Waterloo to talk about his new book, "No Fears, No Excuses." Smith believes that having a passion for what you do isn't just nice
A few years ago, CBS News conducted a poll about Americans’ perception of government. The headline of the resulting story: Alienated nation: Americans complain of government disconnect. The first sentence
I’m a fisherman who dropped out of high school in 1986 at the age of 14. Over my lifetime, I’ve spent many nights in jail. I’m an epileptic. I’m asthmatic. I don’t even know how to swim. This is my story.
We all want our kids to be happy and successful, so it makes sense to work backward and figure out how to make that happen. Step 1: To be happy and successful, they need to develop great relationships.Step
Mexico has the 11th-highest GDP in the world based on purchasing power parity, according to the International Monetary Fund. As Europe weakens, it will be in the top 10 in the not-too-distant future. this
What's striking about American strategy is its paradoxical nature, that each solution to a threat poses a new threat. Since its birth, the US has sought to defend itself. It approaches each threat with
If you take a job at Bridgewater Associates — the world's largest hedge fund, with $169 billion in assets — you're agreeing to abide by founder Ray Dalio's "Principles," a manual of 210 musings on management
The ads, from the conservative American Future Fund, feature veterans disavowing Trump's statements about prisoners of war and end with the text: "Trump's a phony. Stop him now." In one ad, former Special
The origins of a $1 billion SpaceX investment It's no surprise that Alphabet is interested in space. After all, Amazon.com, Virgin Group, Facebook, and Qualcomm, are among tech companies that have invested
We’re recycling way too much and it isn’t benefiting the economy or the environment — here’s how design can help
But recent research into the environmental costs and benefits and some tough-to-ignore market realities have even the most ardent of recycling fans questioning the current system. No one is saying that
"The truth shall UPSET you free." -- Swami Beyondananda Every now and then something so graphic appears, that keys into an issue so profoundly that no further explanation is needed. Please watch this now.
Sleep is one of the most fundamental and basic things humans do. Without it, we'd literally die. But many find it extremely challenging to not only get an adequate and consistent amount of sleep every
They served the United States on battlefields from Korea to Iraq, but now they live in the shadow of the nation they once served, deported to Mexico for offenses as minor as getting caught with marijuana.
Anyone who wonders why Saudi Arabia has refused to reduce its oil production to drive the price back up can find an answer in the global climate change accord agreed to by 195 nations in Paris last month.
In new book Work Like A Spy, former undercover CIA officer J. C. Carleson argues that the same skills and tactics that help secret agents succeed apply in the corporate world. "Working like a spy is about
Create and protect your Make Time, people. I recently wrote an email to our team that posed a simple challenge in time management. The response I got was unexpected, and I was urged to share it with more
Beat the tourists. Nashville, Charleston, Portland (the Oregon one)... you've heard all about "America's up-and-coming destination cities," and chances are you've even been to a few. But as these pockets