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God’s Get-Rich-Quick Scheme

Rabbi Daniel Lapin says that God has a plan for your life. And fortunately for you, that plan involves getting rich. Inspired by his Jewish faith and the Torah, Lapin has developed 10 commandments for making money. The first one is simple enough: believe in yourself, and your business. People often mistake the business world […]

The Conservative Manifesto

Marked by civil unrest and shaped by the Cold War, the 1960s was a tumultuous time in the United States. People often associate that decade with liberal counterculture, but it was also an important and formative time for American conservatives. Enter Barry Goldwater, a Republican Senator who decided that what his party needed was a […]

Weird Science

Have you ever experienced a gut feeling, or had your Spidey sense tingle? Whatever you want to call it, human intuition is real—and you should listen to what it tells you, even when it’s something you can’t explain. Scientists generally aren’t fans of theories they can’t prove. But there is a branch of true believers […]

Decoding Cultural Difference

The effects of globalization mean that you’re probably talking with folks from all over the world every day, at work or at home. But the same conversation style might be considered rude in Japan and meek in France. How should we navigate these differences? Understanding different norms across cultures can make or break a transaction […]

The Third Big Bang

When the Biological Big Bang kicked off hundreds of millions of years ago, complex organisms seriously leveled up. Scientists are still trying to figure out why life on Earth changed so much during the Cambrian Period, shifting from single-cell organisms to the much more complicated plant and animal life we know today. Michael Dell, the […]

Warren Buffett’s Best Advice

When Warren Buffett was just 11 years old, he predicted that he’d become a billionaire. (He was certainly right!) Everyone assumes that he became one of the richest men in the world by making investments. But a key factor in his success was also not making investments. Buffett chooses the companies he invests in very, very carefully. […]

The Man Behind the Conspiracy Theories

Before he became the subject of all those strange conspiracy theories, George Soros was best known as an honest-to-goodness businessperson and international philanthropist. At age 91, he still has billions, but that’s not even the most interesting thing about him. He survived Nazi Germany before he ever became a student of economics.  His early brush […]

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