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Misconceptions

What the News in the U.S. Gets Wrong About Denmark

Paul Gordon | Posted 06.05.2014 | Politics
Paul Gordon

What the news in the U.S. tells you about Denmark's population being so happy truly is a load of crap, and the answers to fixing the broken U.S. social and financial system cannot be found there.

Why Your Image of Africa Is Wrong, and How to Change It

Francis Tapon | Posted 05.28.2014 | Travel
Francis Tapon

Just like there are many sides to America, there are many sides to Africa. Can you imagine if Africans stereotyped us just like we stereotype them?

A Bag Full of Misconceptions

Garret Kramer | Posted 02.11.2014 | Healthy Living
Garret Kramer

The more you look outside to explain how you feel on the inside -- given that the outside has nothing to do with it -- the more you'll get in the way of your mind's natural propensity to clear.

Service as Diplomacy: The Faces of the US Abroad

Mario Machado | Posted 11.20.2013 | World
Mario Machado

There is no way to reconcile these two immediate faces of America to millions of people across the world; the military and the Peace Corps will always serve their own distinctly different purposes and for many reasons it is better that it remain this way.

10 Misconceptions About Working Out

Lauren Boggi | Posted 04.30.2013 | Healthy Living
Lauren Boggi

Working out to become fit means that you're strengthening the systems of your entire body for everyday, peak performance. It's a lot like servicing your car. And that is what your main goal should be.

What Are Some Quotes That Have Been Significantly Misinterpreted?

Quora | Posted 01.02.2013 | GPS for the Soul
Quora

This question originally appeared on Quora. Answer by Faye Wang, There's a widely misunderstood quote by Confucius: 民可使由之,不可...

Why Commercial Hip Hop Is A Joke

Homeboy Sandman | Posted 12.22.2012 | Arts
Homeboy Sandman

Hip hop is hurting, and so are we the members of the hip hop community. It's gotten so bad that the term "commercial rap," has gone from meaning rap that is commercially successful, to meaning rap that is actually a commercial.

Not All Divorcees Are Created Equal

Vicki Larson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Divorce
Vicki Larson

I had been sitting at a table in the bar area of a local restaurant waiting for a girlfriend when the reality of my new life as a divorcee smacked me in the face and made me pay attention.

The Ten Biggest Misconceptions About Divorce

Vicki Iovine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Divorce
Vicki Iovine

There are a lot of misconceptions about divorce and I'm sharing them with you now, as your Girlfriend, because you'll need all the tribal and anecdotal information you can get from those of us who have already walked a mile in divorce moccasins.