International Day of the Girl: 16 great quotes from famous women

    Empowered: Wonder Woman in Warner Bros film CREDIT: CLAY ENOS/WARNER BROS. ENTERTAINMENT Happy International Day of the Girl! Now in its fifth year, the United Nations has designated October 11 as a day “to highlight and address the needs and challenges girls face, while promoting girls’ empowerment and the fulfilment of their human rights.” To mark this year’s iteration we bring you, […]

    What’s the value of knowing the Vegas shooter’s motivation?

    Police tape blocks off the home of the Las Vegas shooter in Mesquite, Nev. The shooter killed dozens and injured hundreds at an outdoor country music festival in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson) What was your motivation for the stupidest, most shameful thing you’ve ever done? Maybe you even got arrested that one time. You […]

    The New Bedtime Story Is a Podcast

    Ben Stone-Zelman, who plays Luke on the paranormal podcast show “The Ghost of Jessica Majors,” says his character is “like a nerd for ghosts.” CreditBryan Anselm for The New York Times James Kee, a 7-year-old from San Francisco, has found something even better than TV. Since the NPR podcast for kids “Wow in the World” debuted […]

    Finding The Motivation For Financial Responsibility–Danica Patrick

    I recently asked racecar driver Danica Patrick if she thinks there is any validity to the adage that more money simply creates more problems, as the near epidemic documented in professional sports would seem to indicate. I wanted to know whether she has seen this firsthand, and whether it has been a challenge for her. Danica Patrick […]

  • Did Clinton’s cupboards lose her the presidency? – podcasts of the week

     ‘I want to be spontaneous and authentic and maybe a little likeable…’ Hillary Clinton is back on With Her. Photograph: Matt Rourke/AP Pick of the week: With Her Hillary Clinton’s podcast With Her (iTunes) followed her campaign trail from the inside – and now she’s back with a two-part interview about what went wrong. Clinton-friendly host Max […]

    What is the Optimal Startup Office Setup?

    Designing a work environment that will mobilize an organization towards success is one of the most important (and exciting) phases in a startup. While a simplistic startup office setup that focuses on the bare essentials can cut costs and promote employee focus, the increasing popularity of glitzy startup offices that offer a homier feel indicates […]

    The Best Podcast Search Engine

    Photo via Gratisography Finding a podcast is easy; finding relevant episodes is harder. If you want to find, say, all of Paul F. Tompkins’s guest appearances, or podcast episodes about the Russian Revolution, try the podcast search engine Listen Notes. Listen Notes is a no-nonsense search engine with a database of over 18 million episodes from over […]