The Times interviewed Billfold pal Helaine Olen, Julie Nelson, the chairwoman of the economics department at the University of Massachusetts Boston, Tahira K. Hira, a professor of personal finance and consumer economics at Iowa State University and a few others about how women know more about money than what the financial services industry claims. It’s on point.
Slate looked at a study examining if the “Tiger Mom” style of parenting actually results in high-achieving, successful kids and found that no, that may not actually be the case.
Duck penis researcher Patricia Brennan defends the importance of her research into duck penises.
“When you refuse to apologize, it actually makes you feel more empowered,” he said. “That power and control seems to translate into greater feelings of self-worth.”
Logan Hill dissects the management styles on offer in Game of Thrones. Be terrifying, seems a universal strategy.
In Men’s Journal, surfer Laird Hamilton argues that getting up early in the morning is better for us because we accomplish more and have better focus in the mornings after we’ve had enough rest.
Do you hit the snooze button every morning? I do, and it is bad for me, according to science.
A story from Pacific Standard shows that humans don’t all behave like we think they will.
Be confident in your abilities, but don’t be a jerk about it.
The Washington Post has an in-depth look at the Myers-Briggs test and whether or not it’s valuable.