Much of the marketing that is done is based on conjecture with little application of knowledge or bona fide data. Marketers, who never really learned marketing deeply enough, base their judgments on their opinions, which are too often shaped by misconceptions.
Saturday, March 14, would have been Einstein's birthday. Looking through my Dad's stuff, I came across this photo, which reminded me of all the happy...
If the spa industry truly wants to recoup the revenue that keeps walking out of the door, then maybe it's time to try something new.
Primary and secondary education is a time for students to mature and find what they love and are good at, a time to find what they want to invest their time and hard work into, not a time to find they are not any good at filling in bubbles.
Every day we hear about ways to become happier or stress-free. This person says try yoga, that person says meditate. However, as an Oxford graduate, I've learned there are simple steps to finding success in life.
A new study by Yale researchers attempts to create categories of likely future shooting victims in Chicago and thus determine who among us is most in danger. But in the process the study, at least as it was reported in the Chicago Sun-Times, utterly depersonalized the potential victims, along with their communities, reducing them to components in a mathematical formula.
In January 2015, I read more about Steve Jobs and also the development of Bill Gates. I read an obituary about Charles Townes, the father of the laser (who died at age 99). I saw a fine film about Alan Turing, the mathematician who broke the Enigma Code during World War II.
As a travel writer open and game to exploring the offbeat and oddball within a few hours or one day's drive of New York City (Virginia to Maine), I've stumbled on some pretty bizarre, eccentric and/or downright weird things. Here's just a sampling from this year's explorations.
Sunday's event in Paris in response to this reality was incredible and unprecedented: millions of people coming together in the name of unity. Perhaps its most important aspect was to show us that our world leaders can indeed walk hand-in-hand together in common cause.
I ask, as parents, teachers and citizens who care a whole lot about our future, what is the ultimate goal of our children's education? Is the STEM education enough for them? Will it teach them to be intellectuals who are productive personally, professionally and societally?
Second in the series: 8 Moves to Make 2015 Your Best Year Yet I confess I learn slowly. How about you? I'm not talking about picking up a...
As we dive into the new year with renewed vigor, stop for a moment and take stock of your habits. Are you failing enough? If all of your efforts are resulting in home runs, you might need to play a bigger game, a game based on your powerful identity.
Growing up in Princeton, New Jersey, I was allowed to walk up to the end of our short dead-end street and through my grandparents' backyard to knock on the door of Albert Einstein's house. When I arrived at Einstein's door, he welcomed me in.
Being an artist in all its multiplicities of characteristics and talents, is among the most demanding of all demands that we can make of ourselves. We have entered a universe of complexity and simplicity, discovery and delusion. It will never finish. It will never be entirely revealed.
Unearthed! Isaac Asimov's private letter to a U.S. military research project back in the 1950s -- how can the military be creative and come up with the best fresh ideas to help defend America from a ballistic missile attack?
Shifting from autobiography to biography, Fry breathes fresh life into one of history's greatest minds (much like Val Kilmer's brilliant channeling of Mark Twain) with the funny, touching, and intimate, Einstein! at Hollywood's Lounge Theatre Fridays and Saturdays through November 22.