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Americans want CEO pay to be lower, but they don't get just how high it is

Americans want the gap between CEO pay and average worker pay to be a lot smaller than they believe it to be—but they have no idea how big the gap …

It’s Not a Nuclear-Armed Iran That Israel and Saudi Arabia Really Fear

Don’t sweat the details of the July nuclear accord between the United States and Iran. What matters is that the calculus of power in the Middle East …

10 Pro-Gun Myths, Shot Down

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14 Facts About Obama's Presidency Most People Don’t Know

14 Facts About Obama's Presidency Most People Don’t Know<p>Updated on May 1, 2018<p>Obama's Presidency: The Facts<p>People have many perceptions of how the US …

5 Helpful Answers To Society's Most Uncomfortable Questions

How many of you are old enough to remember "We Didn't Start The Fire," that shit-awful Billy Joel song in which he unconvincingly insists over and …

The revolution that could change the way your child is taught

The video does not seem remarkable on first viewing. A title informs us that we are watching Ashley Hinton, a teacher at Vailsburg Elementary, a school in Newark, New Jersey. Hinton, a blonde woman in a colourful silk scarf, stands before a class of eight- and nine-year-old boys and girls, almost …

October 2011

Are You Cultivating Knowledge or Consuming Information?

Quality output demands quality input. Garbage in, garbage out as they say.Amidst the “sky is falling” debates over how TV and the Internet are making …

Celebrity Gossip

The Best Martial Arts Movie Fights Of All Time

From karate chops to roundhouse kicks, cinema has seen its share of martial arts fights. Now, it’s time to look at the ones that come out on top when …

The Likely Cause of Addiction Has Been Discovered, and It Is Not What You Think

It is now one hundred years since drugs were first banned -- and all through this long century of waging war on drugs, we have been told a story about addiction by our teachers and by our governments. This story is so deeply ingrained in our minds that we take it for granted. It seems obvious. It …

Drug Addiction

Your Honest-to-God Guide to STDs

Chances are, if you’re reading this, you’re scared by the idea of catching some sort of STD. Or at least you have been in the past. That night you …

Public Health

Intelligent People All Have One Thing In Common: They Stay Up Later Than You

There’s an electricity in the moon. A pulse, a magic, an energy. A bewitching entrancement unlike that of the sun.<p>The moon is for things unseen, …

How To Fold The World's Farthest-Flying Paper Airplane

The all-time distance record for paper airplane flight* was set in February, 2012. The paper craft was designed by John Collins (a.k.a. "The Paper …

5 Terrifying Things I Learned While Buying Guns on Facebook

We're not about to take sides in America's ongoing gun debate (we do try to look at it from both sides and point out the parts nobody wants to talk …

Love is Not Enough

In 1967, John Lennon wrote a song called, “All You Need is Love.” He also beat both of his wives, abandoned one of his children, verbally abused his …

Home | Chris Kresser

Choline is an essential nutrient for proper growth, development, and overall function of the human body, yet nine out of 10 Americans don’t get …

The Power of Sleep

Health<p>Search<p>CourtsThe Surprising Consequences of the Supreme Court Cases That Changed Sexual Harassment Law 20 Years Ago<p>George H.W. BushFormer …

5 Things Everyone Gets Wrong About Government Spending

When you hear about government finances and spending in the news, it's easy to get lost. The terminology is strange and confusing, and every issue is …

Are you making the most out of life? Here's how you can.

<b>When does "more" finally become "enough"?</b><p>You probably have far more now than you ever had in the past, but you're probably not much happier.<p>And, …

11 questions to see if libertarians are hypocrites

<b>Rand Paul (AP/Charlie Neibergall)</b><p>Eleven questions that expose their contradictions and faulty logic<p>R.J. Eskow<p>September 12, 2013 12:19pm (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on Alternet.<p>Libertarians have a problem. Their political philosophy all but died out in the mid- to late-20th century, but …

Stop pretending the invasion of Iraq was a 'mistake.' It lets the liars who launched it off the hook

In response to the imperialist ideologues the media are encouraging to belch the same terrible advice they offered previously about what to do in …

When will the US learn from Australia? Stricter gun control laws save lives

The mass murder in Newtown Connecticut a year ago caused shock and sorrow all around the world. In Australia it also revived memories of our own horror on a similar scale, when dozens of people innocently going about their day were gunned down by a disturbed young man.<p>Our tragedy occurred in 1996 …

The Real Numbers On 'The Obamacare Effect' Are In-Now Let The Crow Eating Begin

After years of negative speculation on the part of the opponents of Obamacare, hard data is finally coming in with respect to the anticipated negative side-effects of the law.<p>The results are guaranteed to both surprise and depress those who have built their narrative around the effort to destroy …

Does The Soul Exist? Evidence Says ‘Yes’

The reality of the soul is among the most important questions of life. Although religions go on and on about its existence, how do we know if souls …

Consciousness

7 Worst Ingredients in Processed Foods

<b>By Dr. Mercola</b><p>More than 3,000 food additives -- preservatives, flavorings, colors and other ingredients -- are added to US foods, and this is one of …