Critical thinking

I constantly receive a lot of meaningless and ridiculous messages through the social media application ‘WhatsApp’, such that I often wonder: How did the sender...

Companies lack plans to add more women to management, despite CEO pledges: Study

There’s no shortage of corporate leaders who say they care about diversity and pledge to promote more women. The executives in charge of human...

Gen Ed Is a Problem of Pedagogy, Not Subject Matter

Here’s an idea that popped into my head. Tell me what you think about it: Gen ed is a problem of pedagogy, not subject...

People Power: Are you a critical thinker?

Succeeding in the flooring business, or any business for that matter, is not easy. Capitalism is mean and unforgiving. It doesn’t tolerate ineffectiveness or...

Critical thinking helps cut through blarney in campaigns

As a reference librarian with 30 years of experience working at the college level, Jerry Zremski’s article on congressional candidate Max Della Pia’s partially...

Software-guided B2B partnerships are the aim of Bob Moore’s new Crossbeam

In business, it’s akin to “I’ll show you mine if you show me yours.” The time when two companies that are thinking of partnering...

Should you major in journalism? Here are stories from eight working journalists who didn’t

The first time Emily Kask, 24, tried journalism school, it didn’t work out. She’d never thrived in an academic environment, and she felt a complete...

The Expertise Trap

This article is directed toward leaders—leaders of companies, leaders of teams, leaders of communities and leaders of countries. I want to talk to you about...

Amazon chooses New York City, Northern Virginia for HQ2

Amazon is moving into New York City and Northern Virginia. The company announced Tuesday it plans to locate its new "HQ2" headquarters in both areas, ending a year-long...

Cultivating curiosity in our kids

We have all heard of IQ (intelligence quotient), and we understand that the higher the IQ, the better a person’s reasoning and problem solving...

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MIT’s new robot can identify things by sight and by touch

For humans, it's easy to predict how an object will feel by looking at it or tell what an object looks like by touching...

Want To Sleep Better? These 7 Foods May Help, Dietitian-Approved

Getting enough sleep (more than seven hours) helps us feel energized and ready for the next day, but beyond that, sleep is essential for...

11 new science fiction and fantasy books to check out in late June

With the 50th anniversary of the lunar landings coming up next month, I’ve been thinking quite a bit about the vast canon of Apollo...

Why do processed foods cause obesity?

New York: Chips, soda and frozen pizzas tend to be full of salt, sugar and fat, but now scientists are trying to understand if...

Does Meryl Streep Have the Most Oscar Nominations of All Time?

After a blockbuster Season One of HBO’s Big Little Lies, everyone attached to the limited series likely considered it impossible to top. Liane Moriarty,...