Quote of the day
After fresh water, sand is the most consumed natural resource on the planet. As a logical consequence of this exploitation, sand’s limited reserves are threatened today.
~ Sand Wars by Denis Delestrac.
The kind of listening we’re trained to do in school and at work is passive listening.
On the whole, do you trust people? Considerable research suggests fewer and fewer Americans do, and given the well-established link between trust and well-being, that’s concerning.
When companies do well, male executives reap the rewards at a far greater rate than their female counterparts. But when business turns bad, it’s women who suffer the greatest financial consequences.
Where did the thief go? You might get a more accurate answer if you ask the question in German. How did she get away? Now you might want to switch to English. Speakers of the two languages put different emphasis on actions and their consequences, influencing the way they think about the world, according to a new study.
To teach evolution at the University of Kentucky is to teach at an institution steeped in the history of defending evolution education.
Moving beyond the notion of intrinsic versus extrinsic motivation.
For decades now, a dispute has raged between liberals and conservatives about whether the decline in marriage is a cause or a consequence of economic problems for the American working class.
Our civilization is literally built on sand. People have used it for construction since at least the time of the ancient Egyptians.
For several years I have thought about writing my memoir. But, I wasn’t really sure how to proceed. Was I supposed to write about every mouse I had ever caught? Do I start my story where I was captured in an alley during a rain storm? I was desperate to find out how to tell my story.
In the publishing world, and particularly in the subset that is the high literary world (i.e. writers, editors, publishers, and critics of literary fiction and nonfiction), you, as a person,are what you write.