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10 Habits Of Unlikeable People

Dr. Travis Bradberry | Posted 03.26.2017 | Healthy Living
Dr. Travis Bradberry

Too many people succumb to the mistaken belief that being likeable comes from natural, unteachable traits that belong only to a lucky few—the good l...

Americans Rate Jews Highest, Muslims Lowest On 'Feeling Thermometer'

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 02.15.2017 | Religion

A new survey asked Americans to rate different religious groups on a “feeling thermometer” from zero to 100. The results revealed that Americans a...

Here Are The Most And Least Religious States In America

The Huffington Post | Carol Kuruvilla | Posted 02.10.2017 | Politics

Mississippians have once again claimed the distinction of being the most religious state in America. For the ninth straight year since 2009, a Gallup...

Your Willingness To Defend The Status Quo Depends On Who You Think Can Succeed

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 01.23.2017 | Healthy Living

President Donald Trump’s cabinet appointments and inauguration have highlighted a deep voter divide between those who think that billionaires and mu...

Faith, and the Complexities of Being Human

Shayne Looper | Posted 01.20.2017 | Religion
Shayne Looper

According to the Pew Research Center, while "the vast majority of Americans still believe in God ... there are strong signs that many are less certain...

Two-Thirds Of Cops Support Some Form Of Marijuana Legalization

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 01.11.2017 | Politics

A new survey of thousands of police officers from departments around the U.S. suggests that the majority don’t agree with the federal government’s...

Police Officers Overwhelmingly Agree That Bad Cops Aren’t Held Accountable

The Huffington Post | Ryan J. Reilly | Posted 01.11.2017 | Politics

WASHINGTON ― U.S. police officers largely believe high-profile deaths of black people at the hands of law enforcement officers have made their jobs ...

Don’t Swear Off Polls, Help Fix The Problems

The Huffington Post | Natalie Jackson | Posted 01.06.2017 | Politics

Polls got a lot wrong in 2016 ― Brexit and the U.S. presidential election, for example ― and now some people are ready to swear off polling altoge...

There Are Still No Open Atheists In Congress

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 01.04.2017 | Politics

The 115th Congress was sworn in on Tuesday, and once again, not one of the 535 members of the U.S. House or Senate has stated publicly that he or she ...

President-Elect Trump Is Historically Unpopular; His Press Coverage Should Reflect That

Eric Boehlert | Posted 01.03.2017 | Media
Eric Boehlert

There are lots of ways the political press continues to normalize President-elect Donald Trump's often radical behavior.

8 Tips For Avoiding Information Overload

The Huffington Post | Sarah Digiulio | Posted 02.21.2017 | Healthy Living

If this isn’t the first article ― or Facebook post or tweet ― you’ve read today, you’re probably not alone. A 2015 poll showed workers repor...

Most Nonvoters Still Aren’t Sorry They Didn’t Vote

The Huffington Post | Grace Sparks | Posted 12.21.2016 | Politics

Over half of Americans who didn’t vote in the presidential election ― 55 percent ― don’t regret that decision, according to a new Pew Research...

Latino Poet Gets Honest About Being Judged For Not Knowing Spanish

The Huffington Post | Carolina Moreno | Posted 12.20.2016 | Latino Voices

When speaking about Latino identity, there is often the misconception that most Latinos do and should speak Spanish fluently. But the truth is that a...

Black And White Americans View Historical Events Very Differently

The Huffington Post | Erin Schumaker | Posted 12.16.2016 | Healthy Living

White and black Americans perceive history differently, according to a new survey of the most significant historic events in Americans’ lifetimes. ...

Was America Ready For Hillary?

Margie Omero | Posted 12.20.2016 | Politics
Margie Omero

At our Election Night party, my friends and neighbors gathered their daughters, sat them on the couch, and psyched up the under-8 crowd by shouting "y...

The Global Search for Education: The Millennial Bloggers - Distrust in Leadership

C. M. Rubin | Posted 09.24.2016 | Education
C. M. Rubin

The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development calls on countries to begin efforts to achieve the 17 SDGs over the next 15 years. The goals address the n...

Most Americans Are Already Tired Of 2016 Election Coverage

The Huffington Post | Charlotte Klein | Posted 07.14.2016 | Media

As cable news outlets prepare for round-the-clock coverage of the Republican and Democratic conventions over the next couple of weeks, many viewers co...

Majority Of Hispanic Millennials Say They’ve Experienced Discrimination

The Huffington Post | Tanisha Ramirez | Posted 07.06.2016 | Latino Voices

A majority of young Hispanics in the U.S. have experienced discrimination, according to a Pew Research Center survey. The survey, published June 29, f...

Trump's Problem Isn't the Press, It's the Truth

Mark Silva | Posted 06.01.2016 | Politics
Mark Silva

This is a candidate for the nation's highest office who plays fast and loose with historical facts -- telling of the "thousands'' of terrorist sympathizers in Jersey City on Sept. 11, 2001, seen "cheering as that building was coming down.''

An Alarming Number Of People Rely On Social Media For News

The Huffington Post | Damon Beres | Posted 05.27.2016 | Technology

You shouldn't get all of your news from Facebook. This has never been more apparent than in recent weeks, when the social network's been slammed for a...

The Church of Running

Mette Ivie Harrison | Posted 05.19.2016 | Religion
Mette Ivie Harrison

Last weekend, I participated in a Ragnar Trail Event in Zion, Utah. It was a beautiful spiritual experience, though you might not think about running or racing as "spiritual."

Middle Class Finally Gets a Raise

Harlan Green | Posted 05.19.2016 | Business
Harlan Green

A new rule just announced by the Obama administration will, effective December 1, double the overtime-pay salary threshold and set it to automatically increase every three years. It's about time.

Are We Talking Less About Religion, or Are Researchers Just Tone Deaf?

Elizabeth Drescher | Posted 05.12.2016 | Religion
Elizabeth Drescher

If you didn't catch a report from the Pew Research Center last month on what seems to be an important new trend in American religion, feel free to forgive yourself. We're not talking about it. We're not even arguing about it anymore.

Here’s What Being Good Without God Actually Means

The Huffington Post | Carol Kuruvilla | Posted 04.20.2016 | Religion

In recent years, researchers have begun to study the moral practices of a relatively new and growing group within America's religious landscape -- the...

These Charts Show Just How Much Puerto Rico Is Shrinking

The Huffington Post | Daniel Marans | Posted 03.26.2016 | Politics

The Obama administration has made the mass departure of people from Puerto Rico a central part of its pleas for congressional action to help the commo...