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So What Makes Malcolm Gladwell Such an Expert?

Dr. Jim Taylor | Posted 08.17.2014 | Books
Dr. Jim Taylor

Once I switched hats from enthralled follower to the social scientist that I am, the bloom fell off the rose, as it were, as my feelings shifted from admiration to resentment at having fallen for his smoke-and-mirrors act.

Yahoo Bought Its Own Snapchat Clone

Reuters | Posted 07.14.2014 | Technology

(Reuters) - Yahoo Inc has bought Blink, a mobile messaging startup that lets users send messages that self-destruct and control who sees their message...

College Preadmit Programs: What Are They and Why You Should Attend!

Marjorie Hansen Shaevitz | Posted 05.28.2014 | College
Marjorie Hansen Shaevitz

Before you act on those last two items, though, I urge you to take advantage of any preadmit programs (aka, admitted student days, admit weekend) that colleges offer you and other accepted students.

Optimism: An Underdog's Best Friend

Vincent Kitirattragarn | Posted 12.29.2013 | Small Business
Vincent Kitirattragarn

A few years ago nobody knew what a coconut chip is. Many still don't. Educating people is one of the biggest challenges when introducing something unprecedented in the market. Weeks before we launched, Trader Joe's released their own private label coconut chip.

John Stamos To Star In NBC Drama 'I Am Victor'

Posted 02.23.2013 | TV

Uncle Jesse may have landed another starring role, thanks to NBC. According to The Hollywood Reporter, John Stamos has been cast as the lead in ne...

Malcolm Gladwell: Where I Like To Read

Malcolm Gladwell | Posted 08.03.2012 | Books
Malcolm Gladwell

My favorite place to read is airplanes.

The Malcolm Gladwell Book Generator

malcolmgladwellbookgenerator.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Amy Hertz, Huffington Post: What comes after "The Tipping Point"? A book titled "Nothing," on sandcastles, or "The Tripping Point," which can't rememb...

The Science of Buzz

Nathan Bransford | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Nathan Bransford

I recently had an opportunity to hear about a fascinating study that suggests the enormous potential in harnessing the power of the Internet to finally quantify word of mouth.

Stephen Colbert Questions Malcolm Gladwell On His Quest For Connections (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Malcolm Gladwell was on "The Colbert Report" last night talking about his new book, "What the Dog Saw". He and Stephen discussed his never-ending curi...

Spotted Reading Publicly

Amy Hertz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Amy Hertz

We all have different ways of discovering books, and spotting them being read in public is just one. At Huffington Post, we are very interested in what people are reading around the country.

Malcolm Gladwell and the Case For Endless Self-Googling

David Quigg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
David Quigg

I piled cringe upon cringe Friday -- first because I read Steven Pinker's vivisection of Malcolm Gladwell's new collection, second because of what I found when I Googled a flub Pinker wielded against Gladwell.

Publishing's Winner's Curse

Nathan Bransford | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Nathan Bransford

If publishers can no longer accurately guess at an audience even for formerly safe categories like adult trade nonfiction, will they continue to gamble so much money on big advances for a small number of books whose success is increasingly difficult to predict?

Learning To Love Foods You Don't Like

Darya Pino, Ph.D | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Darya Pino, Ph.D

While it's true that taste is subjective, I've never heard a convincing argument that it's better to dislike a food than to like it. It is certainly more fun to like things, and it is often far more convenient.

Malcolm Gladwell's "What The Dog Saw"

The New York Times | STEVEN PINKER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Fortunately for "What the Dog Saw," the essay format is a better showcase for Gladwell's talents, because the constraints of length and editors yield ...

Signs of Intelligent Life

Gerald Sindell | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Gerald Sindell

Do you care if people see you as intelligent? If you do, then you might want to practice a few simple things that can make it more likely that people will grock you as smart.

Outliers and the Hillbilly Sterotype

Don McNay | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Don McNay

I would like to see Malcolm Gladwell test his theory about Southerners being more prone to violence than Northerners.

Both Obama and McCain Are 'Gladwellian' Candidates

Lionel Beehner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Lionel Beehner

The question for voters: Do you favor a president who flies by the seat of his pants, or one who carefully mulls over every footnote of every policy paper and listens to every opinion in the room?