When did HR departments become almost categorically dedicated to compliance? Human Resources needs to serve the function of its name: be a resource for employees.
“The greatness of a man is not in how much wealth he acquires, but in his integrity and his ability to affect those around him positively.”
According to tech columnist Dan Tynan, embracing technology helps the elderly lead fuller lives. The best way to help seniors adopt new gadgets is to sell them on their relevant benefits.
While 21st century etiquette maintains that you should be nice to everyone, there are fuzzy spots that can be difficult to navigate due to past expectations for how men should treat women. The best thing to remember: modern chivalry isn't much more than common sense plus common courtesy.
Whatever your native language, you've probably noticed that city people speak it differently than do country folk. But so what? It's also true that Chicagoans speak a bit differently than do Baltimoreans, and the French of Marseilles is not that of Paris. When it comes to differences in accent ...
We know that the penny is more trouble than it's worth. One professor at MIT believes the biggest thing keeping it alive is a reluctance to acknowledge inflation.
Hiccups occur when your diaphragm contracts suddenly, likely due to a lack of CO2 in your system. Restoring that carbon dioxide is the key to regaining control.
Have you been watching The Roosevelts on PBS? Big Think Expert Doris Kearns Goodwin discusses Theodore Roosevelt's "bully pulpit."
People in lab coats aren't wizards, so why do we treat them as such? One writer argues that our botched understanding of science, and that we erroneously conflate it with truth, has led to myriad social problems.
Neuroscientist and author Sam Harris discusses a form of spirituality founded on science and reason.
Is there an ideal atmosphere for creativity and innovation? Research suggests that dim light, a little messiness, and a shot of liquid courage are all boons to the artistic spirit.
Science writer Benedict Carey explains in his new book that the brain is a forager, not a school learner. Carey advocates for teaching students more about how and why they learn.
How the location of the famous Ebbets Field facade appears today in Brooklyn, NY. (h/t @DugoutLegends)