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How the Republican Party Became The Party of Racism

Here’s a joke: <i>What’s the difference between a Klan rally and a Republican Convention?</i><p>Answer: <i>The dress code.</i><p>Here’s another one: How white is the …

Civil Rights

Lust Is Complicated, But Studies Show These 19 Things Make Men More Attractive to Women

It's all about the light beard.<p>Romantic attraction is a complicated thing that scientists still don't completely understand.<p>But, through research and …

Best Cheap Wines that Taste Good

These bottles are perfect for anyone with expensive taste but an aversion to being broke.<p>It’s a fact that you can’t judge a wine by its price. At the …

How to Pick a Cheap Wine That Tastes Expensive

You’ve been there before. You head to your local Trader Joe’s to pick up that go-to $9.99 California pinot for a party, only to discover it’s out of …

15 Must-Read Business Books on Leadership and Personal Development From the Past 5 Years

Science and positive psychology point the way to the future of leadership.<p>The problem with producing any "top" business book list is the elimination process. Over the last five years, there have been numerous publications by top authors worthy of mention.<p>For this list, I have focused heavily on …

15 best items for those who are obsessed with outer space

Outer space is a polarizing concept. Some people are terrified, while others can't get enough.<p>Consider this a little tribute to those of you who are …

America’s best train journeys, ranked

Sit back and watch the world go by on one of America’s best train journeys. You’ll cross lofty trestles, swoop through long tunnels, snake alongside rivers, and flank canyons — seeing parts of the country accessible only by rail. We compared data from Amtrak, Vacations By Rail and America By Rail, …

Trains

The best places to honeymoon around the world

The earliest meaning of the term "honeymoon" supposedly stems from an old European custom in which newlyweds would consume great quantities of mead, a brew made from fermented honey and water. At the time, many cultures followed a lunar ("moon") calendar, and during the first lunar month after the …

Napa Valley

This Couple Went to Every National Park in America and Says These Are the Best

At these parks, you'll get scenery and experiences you won't find anywhere else.<p>Last year, former National Geographic travel photographer, Jonathan …

'The 4-Hour Workweek' author Tim Ferriss shares the 5 books that have influenced him most

Since writing his 2007 book "The 4-Hour Workweek," Tim Ferriss has built a career around collecting the, as he puts it, "tactics, routines, and habits," of the world's top performers, from Navy SEALs to entrepreneurs.<p>His new book "Tools of Titans" is a collection of those lessons, drawn from more …

Self-improvement

What Great Managers Do

“The best boss I ever had.” That’s a phrase most of us have said or heard at some point, but what does it mean? What sets the great boss apart from the average boss? The literature is rife with provocative writing about the qualities of managers and leaders and whether the two differ, but little …

How We Make It Work - Alumni - Harvard Business School

<i>Edited by Julia Hanna and Dan Morrell</i><p><i>Above: Josh Escher, hard at work as father Peter supervises. (photo by Michael Hanson)</i><p>The phrase “work-life …

This Guy Takes The Most Epic Photos Of Maine Coon Cats You've Ever Seen

Maine coons FTW!

11 Places to Visit on the Ultimate American Road Trip

There’s something truly romantic about the great American road trip. The thought of throwing caution to the wind, jumping in the car (a vintage …

How To Quit Your Job Gracefully

While many Americans continue to look for jobs, 3 million people quit theirs in July, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.<p>But they don't all …

Cuddle 500 Kitties At This Heavenly Cat Sanctuary In Hawaii

Welcome to the "Furr Seasons."<p>Most people visit Hawaii looking to spend long, lethargic hours on white sand beaches drinking bottomless mai tais.<p>Cat people, on the other hand, might have a more cuddly option in mind.<p>On the small island of Lanai, a little-known slice of feline heaven called the …

Hawaii

8 Secrets Of Great Communicators

When it comes to communication, we all tend to think we’re pretty good at it. Truth is, even those of us who are good communicators aren’t nearly as good as we think we are. This overestimation of our ability to communicate is magnified when interacting with people we know well.<p>Researchers at the …

A former hedge fund manager who retired at 36 has put together a video on how to predict the market

The former hedge fund manager, who comanaged GLG's global macro fund and retired in 2004 at 36, focuses more on real-life economics.<p>"I think trying to pretend everything is a science is a lunatic," Pal said in a video on Real Vision TV. "What you should understand is this is behavioral economics …

Hedge Funds

Saving Your Rookie Managers from Themselves

Tom Edelman, like a million freshly minted managers before him, had done a marvelous job as an individual contributor. He was smart, confident, forward thinking, and resourceful. His clients liked him, as did his boss and coworkers. Consequently, no one in the department was surprised when his boss …

9 quirky books every cat lover needs

Whether they are cuddling up next to you on the couch while reading, chasing their favorite toy around the room, or helpfully sitting on your laptop, …

Want to be a better negotiator? Read this book.

Negotiation is something we will all encounter in life. But many of us don't know how to negotiate well.<p>Negotiating is often fraught with emotions. …

10 TED Talks to Watch for Some Major Career Inspo

Whether you’re dreaming of moving up the corporate ladder at your current gig or you’re considering a career pivot, finding and landing your dream job is no easy task. Luckily for us, the Internet is filled with much more than cat Vines and fail vids (although, we do love a good summer Pinterest …

Want To Be A CEO? Five Essential Qualities Boards Look For

In a much-read article in Forbes.com –“How To Become A CEO”— fellow contributor Christian Stadler presented a sensible, research-based summary of career steps to the top job: pursuing specific education, choosing particular functional paths, and developing personal qualities like “drive and …

What is corporate strategy?

30 Tips For Your MBA Admissions Success

Fortune may favor the brave, but when applying to business school it is careful planning and meaningful self-reflection that win the day.<p>With round-one deadlines for the world’s top MBA programs less than six months away, this is the time to put together a plan for admissions success. You’ve got a …

19 Cats In The Exact Wrong Place

I don't know how they do it, but they do.

The 17 equations that changed the world

In 2012, Mathematician Ian Stewart came out with an excellent and deeply researched book titled "In Pursuit of the Unknown: 17 Equations That Changed the World.<p>His book takes a look at the most pivotal equations of all time, and puts them in a human, rather than technical context.<p>"Equations …

Mathematics

Why consultants want to work for the Big Four over Bain and BCG

McKinsey is now seen as the best professional services firm to work for. No surprise, right? It’s the biggest name in consulting (and, arguably, the …

Financial Services