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What Americans Can Learn From the Startling Success of Amish Entrepreneurs

What Americans Can Learn From the Startling Success of Amish Entrepreneurs

Who is likely to be a more successful entrepreneur – a Harvard Business School graduate or an Amish man who quit school in eighth grade? According to new research, the answer may surprise you. Amish scholar Don Kraybill says the failure rate of Amish start-ups is less than 10%, while […]

by December 21, 2016 6 comments Trending, World
Why Do Terrorists Operate From Brussels? The Answer is Not What You Think

Why Do Terrorists Operate From Brussels? The Answer is Not What You Think

In the wake of the terrorist attack on Brussels, many people have expressed surprised that terrorists are still operational in Belgium. Brussels has been a hotbed of jihadists for years. The Paris terrorist attacks were launched by ISIS members living in Brussels, so the country should have been on high […]

by December 17, 2016 0 comments Politics, Trending, World
Secrets from the Unabomber Collection at University of Michigan

Secrets from the Unabomber Collection at University of Michigan

It has been 20 years since the Unabomber’s terrifying saga came to an end with the arrest of Theodore “Ted” Kaczynski. Kaczynski is now serving 8 consecutive life terms for sending bombs through the mail. Although the public was fascinated and repulsed by the mathematician turned anti-technology zealot, Kaczynski has […]

by December 15, 2016 4 comments Trending
New Dating Site Bases Matchmaking on How the Prospective Matches Smell

New Dating Site Bases Matchmaking on How the Prospective Matches Smell

When they say the phrase “love is in the air,” they probably weren’t referring to Smell Dating. Nevertheless, other mammals put a lot of stock in their olfactory systems when attracting a mate, so it was just a matter of time before humans decided to look into matchmaking based on […]

by December 13, 2016 3 comments Science, Trending
Police Question Motives of UCLA Gunman Who Murdered Wife, Professor

Police Question Motives of UCLA Gunman Who Murdered Wife, Professor

The motives of former University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), graduate student who killed a professor, his estranged wife and then himself are being questioned amid allegations that another professor may also have been on his “kill list.”  It is now known that Mainak Sarkar’s first victim was his estranged […]

by December 7, 2016 5 comments Trending, World
Research Says Elementary School Homework Does Not Improve Academic Performance

Research Says Elementary School Homework Does Not Improve Academic Performance

Harris Cooper, the well-regarded homework researcher at Duke University, recently made the blanket statement that “[t]here is no evidence that any amount of homework improves the academic performance of elementary students.” The statement is a strong one, especially as it completely challenges the orthodoxy that elementary school homework is necessary […]

by November 25, 2016 5 comments Science, Trending
Baylor Sexual Assault Scandal: How Ken Starr’s Baptist University Disgraced Itself

Baylor Sexual Assault Scandal: How Ken Starr’s Baptist University Disgraced Itself

Before Baylor University made a $600 million bid to build a nationally known athletic program, before it was embroiled in a sexual assault scandal, and before the basketball program imploded in a nightmare of murder and mayhem, Baylor billed itself as a Christian-centered a moral stalwart in a corrupt world. […]

by November 10, 2016 8 comments Trending
The Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge Smashes Sales Records: Is It Worth the Wait?

The Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge Smashes Sales Records: Is It Worth the Wait?

It will be a busy spring season for smartphones, with the release of Samsung’s Galaxy S7 Edge and iPhone’s anticipated iPhone 6 and 7 derivations. The early winner in the smartphone sweepstakes is the Galaxy S7 Edge. Debuting ahead of Apple’s next offerings, Samsung Galaxy S7 has already broken records for pre-orders […]

by November 9, 2016 6 comments Trending
There’s Something in There: New Scans Suggest Blockbuster Discovery at King Tut’s Tomb

There’s Something in There: New Scans Suggest Blockbuster Discovery at King Tut’s Tomb

The Curse of the Pharaohs suggests that there will be terrible implications whenever humanity dares to open a the mummy of an ancient Egyptian Pharaoh. The idea of the curse started in the 19th century when bad things seemed to happen when the tombs were discovered. The curse became infamous […]

by October 17, 2016 4 comments Science, Trending, World
Aerial view of the Christ the Redeemer statue atop Corcovado Hill and the Mario Filho (Maracana)  stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on May 10, 2013. The Maracana stadium will host the upcomig Confederations Cup next June, the Brazil 2014 FIFA World Cup and the 2016 Summer Olympics. AFP PHOTO /VANDERLEI ALMEIDAVANDERLEI ALMEIDA/AFP/Getty Images

Brazilian President Impeachment Trial: Will It Impact the Rio Summer Olympics?

Brazil, which hosts the 2016 Olympic Games in just a matter of months, has plunged into chaos with the sudden decision of the Brazil House of Representatives to hold an impeachment trial for President Dilma Rousseff. The country had already been under scrutiny for what many saw as a lack […]

by May 9, 2016 8 comments Politics, Trending, World