Recently in the Wall Street Journal, Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg and Girls Scouts CEO Anna Maria Chávez expounded why they think there aren’t more women in leadership roles.
More emerging-market turmoil is coming in 2015, according to a recent note from Bank of America/Merrill Lynch research. And one likely source of short-term instability in particular is largely underappreciated: a huge male youth boom.
The latest Pew survey, released last week, tells us that Millennials are as pigeonhole-resistant as ever: individualistic yet networked, socially liberal yet mistrustful of others, pessimistic about the economy yet optimistic about the future.
In January 2006, when Josh Sommer was still an aspiring environmental engineering student at Duke University on winter break, he began experiencing debilitating headaches out of nowhere.
By Heart is a series in which authors share and discuss their all-time favorite passages in literature. See entries from Jonathan Franzen, Sherman Alexie, Andre Dubus III and more.
Neil deGrasse Tyson’s remake of Cosmos premiered Sunday night on Fox, to rave reviews. The show’s production values are gorgeous, and Tyson, the Director of the Hayden Planetarium at the American Museum of Natural History, may be the best science popularizer we have today.
It’s peak bad panel season. Yes, you could fill your year-round calendar with alumni events, public library discussions, and JCC chit-chats -- but right now, at SXSW Interative in Texas, it’s peak bad panel season.
President Obama stormed the internet Tuesday with his appearance on Zach Galifianakis's beloved series Between Two Ferns: There are (in my opinion) some solidly entertaining moments here, but of course Obama's reason for appearing is to work on selling Healthcare.gov and the Affordable Care Act.
1. A physicist suggests ditching the transistor for a new type of computing. "Joshua Turner, a physicist at the SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory...
I don't really understand how any editorial by Condoleezza Rice on conflict in Ukraine can fail to directly address the failures of the Iraq War.
In the scattershot, countrywide affair that is a midterm election, political observers are always looking for entrails to read for signs of what November might hold, and each cycle’s handful of special congressional elections inevitably get treated as portentous omens, particularly by the winning side.
One can trace the United Auto Workers's defeat in Chattanooga last month to a factory in Elkhart, Indiana.
Glenn Ford, a black man wrongfully convicted of murder by an all-white jury in Louisiana in 1984, a man who has spent the last 30 years on death row for a crime he did not commit following a trial filled with constitutional violations, is on the verge of being set free.
"I got into great shape in this mud hut in Ethiopia. The best shape I've ever been in." You know that feeling when you really want to blast your core and delts, but you don't have a gym nearby, in any traditional sense?
Denny McLain had two fantastic seasons as a Major League Baseball pitcher. In 1968, with the Detroit Tigers, he won 31 games (the last pitcher in MLB to win at least 30) and lost six; the next season, also with Detroit, he went 24-9.
Ask a young Afghan, who has come of age in war and turmoil, why his peers should vote in the country's presidential election, and what might he say?
Over the last decade, Harvard psychology professor Daniel Gilbert has become a prominent voice in the public sphere.
Citing polling data that shows a majority of Americans want the U.S. to be less engaged in world affairs, that our influence on those affairs is declining, and that we're doing too much to help solve the world’s problems, New York Times columnist David Brooks argues that while "at first blush, this looks like isolationism," the data shows Americans are not turning inward economically or socially.