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Tuesday, July 31, 2012
Snoop Dogg says he was “born again” during a visit to Jamaica in February, is changing his name to Snoop Lion and is ready to make music that his “kids and grandparents can listen to.” Snoop Dogg becomes Snoop Lion, readies reggae CD
Thursday, March 22, 2012
While Greg Smith’s letter contains little news about Goldman itself, it highlights a widespread and disturbing trend in American society: the death of the culture of professionalism. This passing has far greater impact than its effects on any one firm, even one as big, influential, and systemically important as Goldman. The change has sweeping consequences for our economy as a whole. Greg Smith, Goldman Sachs, and the Death of Professionalism - David Brodwin, Economic Intelligence
Tuesday, September 6, 2011
Researchers interviewed 50 infertile couples and assessed their support networks. They found that when the woman was concerned about people’s reactions, the couple were more open with family and friends. But if the man felt he would be blamed, the couple were less open with others. Rules Help When Talking About Infertility
Wednesday, March 2, 2011
"The tight job market is slowing down their path to adulthood even more," says Ray. "Young adults are saying, ‘I just feel stuck.’" In addition to citing the challenge of finding a job, 20-somethings told Ray and Settersten they feel weighed down by student loan debt. Paying $500 a month toward student loans can make it harder to afford an apartment and other costs of living independently—which is one reason so many young people move back home after graduation. Why GenY Might Be Too Frugal: A new book suggests that a fear of debt holds 20-somethings back
Friday, January 21, 2011 Wednesday, December 22, 2010
In Beyonce’s mega-hit “Single Ladies (Put a Ring On It),” the emphasis is on the security that comes from making a commitment, and not on the size of the ring itself. She just wishes her boyfriend “put a ring on it,” not that he purchased a five-carat Neil Lane diamond. What Pop Songs Tell Us About Our Money
Tuesday, November 23, 2010
Who cares if [Bristol] Palin wins? She’s likely having fun on the program, and at least she didn’t quit halfway through the competition. Winning would not give her the authority to launch a nuclear assault or negotiate international trade agreements. Susan Milligan: Palin, Dancing With the Stars, and What’s Wrong With This Country