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41 Women Who Should Be In The Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame

41 Women Who Should Be In The Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame So why isn’t Dolly Parton in the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame? The latest round of Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductions were announced today, and Whitney Houston is the only woman honored. This visibleRead More …

The boutique fitness industry’s mission to monetize community

The boutique fitness industry’s mission to monetize community On the last Saturday in April 2019, I was supposed to be waking up early, grabbing my CamelBak filled with water and snacks, and heading out to Algonkian Regional Park just outside of DC. After months of training, I was ready toRead More …

Twenty-Five Useful Thinking Tools

Twenty-Five Useful Thinking Tools The tricks that different professions can offer the world. Most people think being smart is about having more facts. Trivia-shows like Jeopardy! epitomize this view of knowledge. The smartest people are the people with the most names, dates and places stored away inside their mind. ThisRead More …

‘Saturday Night Live’ Was Dying. Then Eddie Murphy Showed Up.

‘Saturday Night Live’ Was Dying. Then Eddie Murphy Showed Up. With Mister Robinson himself returning to Studio 8H on Saturday, it’s worth remembering how his arrival in 1980 changed the show’s history. ItIt began with—of all things—a newspaper article. In the fall of 1980, during the disastrous sixth season ofRead More …

This Is the Anthony Davis We’ve All Been Waiting For

This Is the Anthony Davis We’ve All Been Waiting For Davis was marked for greatness early in his NBA career, but he could never quite get there in New Orleans. Now, thanks to the privileges and pressures of playing with LeBron James, AD is finally reaching the peak of hisRead More …

The Three Levels of Self-Awareness

When we’re not even aware of our own habits, routines, impulses, and reactions, then we no longer control them; they control us. This article contains strong language. Self-awareness is like great sex: everyone thinks they have a ton of it, but in reality no one knows what the fuck they’reRead More …

How Ring Went From ‘Shark Tank’ Reject to America’s Scariest Surveillance Company

How Ring Went From ‘Shark Tank’ Reject to America’s Scariest Surveillance Company Amazon’s Ring started from humble roots as a smart doorbell company called “DoorBot.” Now it’s surveilling the suburbs and partnering with police. This is the first of a three-part series, where we’ll explore how Ring transformed from start-upRead More …

Before Syracuse, There Was Mizzou

Before Syracuse, There Was Mizzou A group of University of Missouri students forced their president and chancellor to resign in an unprecedented feat of student activism — including a headline-grabbing football team boycott after racist incidents on campus. Four years later, here what’s changed — and what hasn’t. Tomi ObaroRead More …

Two Types of Growth

Two Types of Growth It’s a mistake to assume you’ll grow and improve at a steady rate. Photo by Westend61 / Getty Images. Anything you try to improve will have a growth curve. Imagine you ran everyday and you tracked your speed to finish a 5-mile course. Smoothing out theRead More …

After 45 Birthdays, Here Are ‘12 Rules for Life’

After 45 Birthdays, Here Are ‘12 Rules for Life’ Don’t lose friends over politics. Don’t lose a spouse over pickles. On Jan. 29, 2018, both Oprah Winfrey and I each turned a year older: 64 and 45. Forty-five is somehow a very definite year; there is no question that youRead More …

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