If a well-connected rival wants somebody’s law practice or tech startup, there’s a fair chance he can get it. Here’s the latest twist on these assaults. https://www.bloomberg.com/news/features/2018-01-29/when-russian-officials-nightmare-your-business-you-can-lose-everything-even-your-life?srnd=premium
The first motel was supposed to turn into a chain, but it was quickly overtaken by cheaper competitors. https://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/worlds-first-motel-was-luxury-establishment-not-dive-180961384/
American Action Forum President Doug Holtz-Eakin and The Weekly Standard deputy managing editor Kelly Jane Torrance discuss the protests in France and the economic problems facing Europe.
CNBC’s Leslie Picker breaks down retail investors’ low confidence in the stock market.
Earth is teeming with life miles beneath the surface, scientists have discovered, leading to speculation that our distant ancestors may even have evolved deep underground. https://www.telegraph.co.uk/science/2018/12/10/earth-teeming-strange-underground-organisms-may-planets-first/
The evidence is clear: Academic excellence is not a strong predictor of career excellence. Across industries, research shows that the correlation between grades and job performance is modest in the first year after college and […]
Even as phones and tablets extend their reach into daily life, a bigger screen remains supreme. According to the market-research firm Nielsen, the average American household watches nearly eight hours of television a day. If […]
France is now the most heavily taxed developed nation, according to the latest annual review by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development. French tax revenues rose in 2017 to the equivalent of 46.2 percent […]
NASA was set up in part to find traces of extraterrestrial life in the universe. While the government space agency has yet to find any definitive evidence that extraterrestrials exist, one NASA scientist believes we […]