You may have heard that, on average, women earn about 80¢ for every dollar a man earns. While this is technically true, this particular statistic can be a little misleading. You may also have heard that the gender pay gap is a myth, which is also a bit of an overstatement. What exactly is going on?
Some people just aren’t that into you, or anyone else. At least not in that way.
What makes us do things? This is a simple question with a variety of complex answers. One of those answers is incentives. An incentive is something that motivates a person to do something. Sometimes, unfortunately, the people setting the incentives mess them up and actually wind up incentivizing behavior that is contrary to what they intended. This is called a perverse incentive.
Written in 1944, “Baby, It’s Cold Outside has become a Christmas classic, but its lyrics raise some interesting questions.
Going back to ancient times, holidays are times when people rest from their labor. Here, in our time and place, that is the case for some, but not all. There are some basic, modern services that simply cannot ever shut down: the military, law enforcement, emergency services and healthcare. There …
Some gift suggestions for the poor millennial guy in your life. Some people cannot afford to receive gifts that don’t meet their basic needs.
Let’s face it: the last few months have been rough. The political tensions that are splitting the United States right down the middle have cut across friendships and families. As we gather together for the holidays, this may not be the best time to discuss politics for many people. So …
With Advent upon us and Christmas soon to follow, I thought I would take a moment to reflect on one of my favorite Christmases so far. It all started on the morning of Christmas Eve, 2012. With some time together off work and no other family members coming or going, Mia …
Happy holidays from UN·A·BRIDGED!
What are some of your more memorable Thanksgiving experiences and/or menu items?