Go Ahead, Millennials, Destroy Us. Burning Out. Amazon is Complicit.

If you’re so smart, why aren’t you rich? After rising for 100 years, electricity demand is flat.

Slow Thought: A Manifesto

The only thing for certain is that everything changes. The rate of change increases. If you want to hang on, you better speed up. That is the message of today.


Savvy Business Leaders Are Embracing A.I. — Are You?

Many business leaders believe that A.I. can drive their businesses forward.

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If You're So Smart, Why Aren't You Rich? Turns out It's Just Chance.

The most successful people are not the most talented, just the luckiest, a new computer model of wealth creation confirms. Taking that into account can maximize return on many kinds of investment.


After Rising for 100 Years, Electricity Demand Is Flat. Utilities Are Freaking Out.

The US electricity sector is in a period of unprecedented change and turmoil. Renewable energy prices are falling like crazy. Natural gas production continues its extraordinary surge. Coal, the golden child of the current administration, is headed down the tubes.


Go Ahead, Millennials, Destroy Us

Those kids have suddenly understood how little their lives were ever worth to the people in power. And they’ll soon begin to realize how efficient and endless are the mechanisms of governance intended to deflect their appeals, exhaust their energy, deplete their passion and defeat them.


Why Lisa Simpson Matters

An ode to the beating heart of The Simpsons, a role model to a generation of women—and to Yeardley Smith, who’s been bringing Lisa to life for 30 years.


'Jared Has Faded': Inside the 28 Days of Tumult That Left Kushner Badly Diminished

They were the ascendant young couples of the Trump White House: Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump, and Rob Porter and Hope Hicks. They enjoyed rarefied access to the president and special privileges in the West Wing. Glamorous and well-connected, they had an air of power and invincibility. They even double-dated once.


“She’s in Immense Personal Jeopardy”: Even for Hope Hicks, the West Wing Got Too Hot

“Emotionally overwhelmed” by the headlines over Rob Porter, manipulated by Kelly, and interviewed by Mueller and Congress, the president’s surrogate daughter is leaving the Trump bunker at one of his toughest moments.


Amazon Is Complicit with Counterfeiting

I can't blame the Chinese counterfeiters for doing it. They are getting paid, they remain anonymous, they know they will face no legal recourse, and the worst that could happen to them is to have their listing removed and counterfeit inventory returned (not destroyed). Amazon's policies promote this.


Burning Out: What Really Happens Inside a Crematorium

Four decades ago, less than 5 percent of Americans were cremated. Now that figure stands at nearly 50 percent. This is how cremation actually works, and the story of what happens to a culture when its attitudes about memorializing the dead undergo a revolution.


Welcome to the Age of Climate Migration

Extreme weather due to climate change displaced more than a million people from their homes last year. It could soon reshape the nation


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