While the Obama administration’s strategy for Iraq requires substantial upgrading in light of recent Islamic State (or ISIS or ISIL) successes in and around Ramadi in particular, the plan for Syria is in much worse shape. The peace process is dead. Show More Summary
This chart, from RBC Capital Markets' Investment Strategy Playbook for July, is quite something. With little pause, the cost of a cable subscription has exploded over the years. We know that people are ditching pay TV for cheaper, contract-free streaming options like Netflix. Show More Summary
5 reasons why rewards can be very dangerous for habit-formation. Of the 21 strategies that I identify, that we can use to make or break our habits, the Strategy of Reward was one of the most difficult for me to understand. In large part, because the lesson is: be […]
It’s been my sole focus to answer this question for the last two years. I’ve noticed there are three strategies that successful students consistently use better than anyone else regardless of what resources they use: Read more...
Most people are pretty good at coming up with ideas for the future, and many of us are pretty good at developing plans to achieve those things. I know I certainly am. If you were to take a look at my pocket notebook, many of the things...Show More Summary
We tend to associate whining with the behavior of toddlers, but there are plenty of adults who could equal the whininess of any two-year-old. These 6 tips will help you turn your complaints into effective strategies to get others to gladly give you what you want.
This is a guest post by Brian Greenberg. Flailing Consumer Confidence a Key Factor in Revenue Loss There’s been much researched and reported about why businesses don’t turn a profit—some chronically operating “in the red” month after month until failure finally ensues. In fact, reports reveal that a staggering 50% of new small businesses fail [...]Show More Summary
One of my favorite strategies for saving money on baby items is to buy items slightly used. In fact, most of the time, I buy a gently used baby toy, baby equipment, or clothing, use it, then sell it for a small profit. Since babies tend...Show More Summary
As we head into another weekend, there are plenty of new titles available for mobile gamers to try, including Hidden Heroes, a strategy role-playing from 505 Games Mobile. The game allows players to scan QR codes and barcodes on real-world...Show More Summary
Beijing has expressed its annoyance over the US Defense Department's new National Military Strategy, saying that it "groundlessly exaggerates" China's threat and demonstrates that the US is stuck in a "Cold War mentality."
Exclusive: The neocon strategy of “regime change” has proved financially costly and strategically disastrous – setting almost the entire Middle East on fire – but almost no lessons have been learned, no accountability assessed, and no relevant questions asked, writes ex-U.S. diplomat William R. Polk. By William R. Polk Apparently, the United States, perhaps Great Britain…
Microsoft has released new details of its upgrade strategy for Windows 10, and the news isn't great. Better grab a Snickers -- this could take a while.
On July 3, Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate is getting its monthly dose of free DLC. Again, I know this is the norm for Monster Hunter, but to see Capcom follow through with this strategy is still jarring to me. This month you'll find 14 new quests, 10 Guild Card modifications, a Palico weapon and armor set, three new armor sets, and five new weapons. Show More Summary
By Charles Prokop Copyright © Charles Prokop. All rights reserved. Used with permission. I GENERALLY TRY TO PLAY A HOLE in the way that makes the most sense to my game. I'm more likely to lay up try the heroic shot because the long run pay-off is higher for me, even if the short run thrill is lower. Show More Summary
Trying too hard to be happy can backfire, but study reveals a strategy that works. » Continue reading: This Obvious Happiness Strategy Really Does Work, Study Finds » Read HealthiestBlog.com, the new site from PsyBlog's author Related...Show More Summary
This Cost Cutting Strategy Will Cost You Business
The start of the holiday weekend happens to feature 15 MLB games for fans to feast on in between hot dogs and beer. Want to make those games more entertaining? Setting up lineups and playing DraftKings offers a perfect way to make Friday's slate even more engaging. Show More Summary
If you're thinking about adding video to your PPC strategy, you're not alone! Here are some tips for easily adding video to your AdWords account.
Ten months ago, when Mayor Eric Garcetti proposed raising the city's minimum wage to lift people out of poverty, The Times, along with business groups and others, called on him to develop a comprehensive job creation strategy and to focus on attracting the kinds of $20- and $30-an-hour jobs Los...