Love between the cost-benefit spreadsheets

BIRDS do it, bees do it, even educated fleas do it. But when economists fall in love they’re not the same as the rest of us. Betsey Stevenson and Justin Wolfers, two of America’s best-known economists, talk about their relationship in terms of input, output, fungibility and productivity gains rather than anything fluffy or flimsy … More Love between the cost-benefit spreadsheets

The One Thing You Should Do That Mark Zuckerberg Already Does

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg turns 32 years young next week. Of course, an even younger Zuckerberg was the subject of a major Hollywood film called The Social Network. With the lights, camera, and action squarely focused on events leading up to company’s 2004 inception, it can sometimes be easy to forget what Facebook has accomplished since … More The One Thing You Should Do That Mark Zuckerberg Already Does

The New World Order Is Ruled By Global Corporations And Megacities—Not Countries

Ask yourself, honestly: If Uruguay or Guinea-Bissau disappeared off the face of the Earth, would you really notice? Now what about if Google disappeared from your Internet browser or Coca-Cola from your grocery store shelves? We all know that quite a few corporations or terrorist groups have more influence in the world than many states … More The New World Order Is Ruled By Global Corporations And Megacities—Not Countries

A Harvard professor reveals a strategy that can help you stop worrying

Ever feel like you can’t turn your brain off? Worried about how to stop worrying? We all deal with this when life gets challenging. There is a way to overcome worry that doesn’t involve alcohol or a straitjacket. The answer is thousands of years old — but now science is validating those ancient ideas. You’ve probably even heard of it: … More A Harvard professor reveals a strategy that can help you stop worrying

Why Saying You Want Change is Not Enough

Every Sunday morning, I drive by a park. It’s on the left-hand side of the street with a basketball court, play structure, and large soccer field clearly visible. During the week, in afternoons and evenings, the park is full of excitement. Parents sit and talk, children play, teenagers ride skateboards, grown men show up to play basketball. But … More Why Saying You Want Change is Not Enough