Nebraska and Oklahoma have a problem with Colorado's lax marijuana laws.
New work in the field of anthropology says violent extremism isn't really motivated by religion—but by fusion with the group.
Misrata, Libya, 2011. I am ushered into the boardroom of what was once an oil investment corporation. I am surrounded by youths with Kalashnikovs. On the other side of the table are several of Libya's most respected rebel leaders, foremost among them Salim Jawha, a former colonel in Muammar Gaddafi's army who defected on the first day of the revolution.
Once a side venture that helped farmers pay their taxes, Vermont maple syrup is becoming big business, with corporations buying up thousands of acres of trees as they bank in part on a rise in demand for alternative natural sweeteners.
In a state that often eschews outsiders as ‘‘flatlanders’’ and is fiercely protective of its image and branding, it’s perhaps surprising that smaller maple syrup operators don’t seem concerned about the big newcomers. That’s because demand continues to rise, they said.
The millions of Mexicans who have evaded the legal immigration system work dangerous and dirty jobs for a fraction of American wages—and that's a national disgrace. But the end of cheap, vulnerable immigrant labor is near.
Louis Gagnon journeyed to India to share the power of mindful leadership
Louis Gagnon, president of the carpooling start-up ride.com and former executive at the audio content company Audible Inc., is eschewing the usual tech and entrepreneurship conference circuit for a rather unconventional sort of speaking engagement.
America’s burgeoning opiate problem is a tragedy, but it shouldn’t come as a surprise: it stretches back to the arrival of the Mayflower in 1620.
New research finds a link between higher levels of narcissism and a preference for certain television genres, including sports.
This year, more money will be spent on political ads – $11.4 billion – than ever before. According to Borrell Associates around $1 billion of that will be spent on digital media, and half of that on social media. Compare that digital media spend to the $22.25 million spent in 2008, and you’ll see a 5,000 percent increase.
But forget ad spend for a second. Think about where voters now get their news – or the food of their outrage.
A new report examines data from more than 1,400 studies of programs such as broken windows policing, gun buybacks, therapy, and other attempts to curtail death and violence in American cities.