The authors of a recent Harvard Business Review article explored the snowball effect that causes poor decisions to cascade into full-blown behavioral norms.
A bill recently passed by California legislators would establish standards for "affirmative consent" with regard to sexual activity on college campuses. "Yes Means Yes" could be influential to other states' legislators if it survives initial litigation.
Dr. Raymond Bearse, the interim president of Kentucky State University, cut his salary $90,000 (to a paltry $259,745) in order to raise the minimum wage on campus to $10.25.
Regardless of your feelings about the questionable ways they're funded, baseball stadiums are marvelous pieces of architecture that have come a long way since the cookie-cutter concrete doughnuts of the 1970s.
In 2010, Fatima Arjoun became the first female general in Algeria's military. After promoting three more women this year, Algeria has risen to the top of the Arab world in including women in high-ranking military positions.
Lawmakers are betting on a tourism boom if Japan decides to legalize casinos and become the third-largest gambling market in the world.
PETA ruffled feathers last month with a misleading ad campaign that suggested consumption of dairy products led to autism. The organization, already widely derided for its sensationalism, has an uphill road to climb if it ever wants to be taken seriously again.
Critics debate whether Pope Francis has any standing to comment on matters of world economics. Andrew Napolitano at Fox News questions whether Francis possesses the competency to discuss youth unemployment. Elizabeth Stoker of The Week argues that the pope has the duty to hold world economics to a moral standard.
Several dozen Canadian academics have utilized a job vacancy at the University of Alberta to protest high administrator salaries. Slate's Rebecca Schuman examines administrative bloat and the "corporatization of the University."
Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg famously argued in Lean In that women need to stand up for themselves in order to secure equality in the workplace. But what happens when leaning in backfires? Some women have found that negotiating their job offers puts them at risk of being sent away empty-handed.
The coffee giant will roll out new wireless charging stations nationwide, beginning with its Bay Area stores. The "Powermat Spots" are a joint venture between Duracell and Powermat Technologies.
Constitutions that grant citizens the right to revolt often do so to legitimize the process by which a new government comes to power. Yet that right tends to come back to bite regimes whose opponents seek legitimacy.
According to a new study, chimpanzees are at least as good at (if not better) than humans at adjusting strategy choices during competition.
A University of Washington study shows that despite the increase in the number of companies offering flexible schedules, managers still tend to give early birds higher conscientiousness and performance ratings.
Partially in response to recent research into adolescent sleep patterns, one English school has announced that sixth-form classes -- attended by students aged 16-18 -- will start at 1:30 PM and end at 7:00 PM.