Photo by Mike Roach/Zuffa LLC F. Scott Fitzgerald once declared that there are no second acts in American life, but the unpredictable nature of mixed martial arts occasionally allows for their possibility. WMMA veteran and perpetualShow More Summary
"... that one exhausting relative who treats every event as a chance to assault you with their fringe political ideas, hector you about your life, infuriatingly question your values. Whole articles now offer strategies on how to handle this character when the family sits down around the table.... Show More Summary
Plimoth Plantation in Massachusetts is a living museum portraying the life of the Native Americans and the early English colonists, who often struggled to pay back the London businessmen who funded their passage to America. Photo byShow More Summary
A new research report, Ethical Issues in Retirement Income Planning, from The American College New York Life Center for Retirement Income and The American College Cary M. Maguire Center for Ethics in Financial Services highlighted a serious concern within the retirement income planning industry: Americans lack the financial literacy to [...]
EXPENDABLE: Poor boys are falling behind poor girls, and it’s deeply troubling. It’s become a fact of American life that girls are better than boys at school. They get better grades. They’re suspended less. For every generation since the boomers, women have been more likely than men to earn high school and college diplomas. In […]
1904 A group of Navajo in the Canyon de Chelly, Arizona. Image: Edward S. Curtis/Library of Congress Born on a Wisconsin farm in 1868, Edward Sheriff Curtis grew up to become a commercial photographer in Seattle. In 1895 he photographed...Show More Summary
By: Amber Phillips Americans are more skeptical than ever of how Islam squares with their values and way of life — and yet very few Americans actually seem to interact with Muslims at all. Those are findings from separate surveys from the Public Religion Research Institute that suggest that how Americans perceive Muslims is tied more […]
Catchers generally get plenty of chances to prove themselves in Major League Baseball, and veteran backstop Geovany Soto now has a new lease on life after agreeing to a deal with the Los Angeles Angels in free agency. The American League West club announced on Tuesday that Soto agreed to terms on a one-year deal. Show More Summary
While many Americans have two or three jobs on a daily basis, there are at the same time many people who are left outside of the daily working and social life. If we compare Americans' labor force to countries elsewhere, we find that US workers put in more working hours than any other industrial nation in the world. Show More Summary
TweetHere’s what HarperCollins went for: The Devil’s Chessboard: Allen Dulles, the CIA, and the Rise of America’s Secret Government And here’s just one clause, addressed to: “Those resolute voices in American public life that continue to deny the existence of a conspiracy to kill President Kennedy…” So, Oliver Stone had JFK, and now David Talbot has […]
One Taco Bell is doing the unthinkable and offering valet service to its customers. Now Taco Bell fans can truly live up to the slogan, "Live the VIP Life". Follow The American Genius on Facebook for exclusive & breaking business stories Get more Business News at The American Genius
62% of Americans have no emergency savings. 47% of households don’t save anything at all. And 76% of Americans rely on the next pay period, living paycheck-to-paycheck. Your life doesn’t have to be this way. If you’re ready to break the paycheck-to-paycheck cycle, commit to taking a few simple actions each day to change your […]
The following piece is an edited version of a talk delivered on the occasion of the 50th Anniversary of the Kay Spiritual Life Center at American University. It is an honor to be part of this celebration of the 50th Anniversary of the Kay Spiritual Life Center. Show More Summary
I wasn't raised in the United States. I'm of the British persuasion and 50 years into my life in the New World, I still think there isn't much as nifty as Thanksgiving. But to a point. Although there are other harvest festivals, they pale before Thanksgiving: the greatest of the "Thank you, Lord" celebrations. Show More Summary
More and more Americans want better work-life balance. In the U.S., 57% of full-time employees indicate that their spouse or partner works 35 hours or more a week, too. However, no other group craves a better work-life balance more than millennials. While 78% of full-time working millennials have...
It’s become a fact of American life that girls are better than boys at school. They get better grades. They’re suspended less. For every generation since the Boomers, women have been more likely than men to earn high school and college diplomas. In fact, girls are pretty much the only reason the high school graduation […]
NEW YORK — Chinese billionaire Liu Yiqian, who doesn't exactly struggle to afford a plane ticket, can now likely fly free, in first class, with his whole family, anywhere in the world, for the rest of his life. All because he boughtShow More Summary
Angel walking the earth Jennifer Lopez hosted the American Music Awards and didn't disappoint. She opened the big show with a high-energy dance number before changing up her look 10 times - 11 if you count when she appeared in a robe with a towel wrapped around her head. Check out every look from the show, then cast your vote for your favorite look of the night in the comments.
Pause for a minute from the increasing frenzy over ISIS and read about the first American soldier to have sacrificed his life against the militants.