Entries in Innovation Hub by Ben Kesslen

bible

A fiery, belligerent outsider shakes up the political system. Sound familiar? Chris Kutarna tells us what the Renaissance can teach us about our world. Read more....

friends

Every time we gain a romantic partner, we lose two friends. Elizabeth Bernstein explains why that’s bad for our health, and how to remedy it. Read more....

Dominos

Our political beliefs influence more than just our votes. Paul Taylor talks demographic shifts, hyper-partisanship, and why we live near people with similar views.

Countries are shortening their work week, and Isabel Sawhill thinks America might want to think about following suit. We explore 30-hour weeks and the choice between more money and more time.

There is way more to the Internet than Pinterest and shopping. Rosa Bransky takes us on a journey through the dark web.

Sarah Palin Voting

Thinking about canvassing for your favorite candidate? According to Paul Taylor, you might want to head to the next county, since we are segregating ourselves based on our political beliefs. Read more...

horseshoe

Yes, you earned that big promotion, but you also had help. Robert Frank of Cornell thinks we tend to underestimate the role luck plays in our lives. Read more...

frida kahlo

Gender bias is everywhere. And according to Duke University researcher Devon Proudfoot, it even affects how we think about creativity. Read more...

Magnifying glass

Plato, Political Spin, and the Pipeline Problem. This week on Innovation Hub, we’re complicating issues you think you already understand. Read more...

Gateway Arch St. Louis

Corporations are getting bigger and bigger. And America’s heartland is suffering. Brian S. Feldman explains why. Read more...

Experts

If NBC trusted the experts, we never would’ve had “Seinfeld.” Professor Adam Grant explains why experts fail. Read more...

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