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dou·ble·think: the acceptance of two contradictory ideas or beliefs at the same time.

We Americans sure love our freedom.

Why we love freedom

Freedom in its purist meaning is one of the most beautiful and inspirational concepts ever born out by humankind. It’s an ideal we can and should strive for, which means being able to differentiate the ways it’s used.

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Sometimes all you need to get out of a rut are tarantulas, Kylie Jenner, and a boycott.

Touted as the ‘biggest IPO since Facebook,’ Snapchat was the belle of the ball on Wall St. in March of 2017. The stock surged almost 60% within its first 48 hours as a public company.

We need to clear something up.

There is a strange phenomenon happening in which strong statistical analysis across multiple dimensions is dismissed with the cliched scientific counter: ‘correlation does not mean causation.’

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NIO (NYSE: NIO) bulls have two big hurdles to clear this week, especially those with call options expiring in the coming weeks.

Or they might lose another election.

Let’s be real — no one cares how qualified the president is for his job — probably including you…yes, YOU, reader.

What the American People really want

A few years in print and digital publishing has taught me that most people have no idea what they want. Odds are, they don’t want whatever they say they want.

Politicians aren’t trying to solve issues.

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Two-party system 101

Let’s boil down the underlying ideologies of both major political parties in their most simplified form.

Despite reports of a deadly virus tearing through Wuhan, China in December, Americans carried about their business unbothered. After all, deadly viruses seemed to many of us the plight of far off places that aren’t as ‘developed’ as we are — poor sanitation systems, lack of access to adequate health care, or a host of other things that both differentiated and protected us from such things…right?

First-world problems

Wrong. The ‘developed’ world has been much harder hit by the COVID-19 pandemic. …


It’s been an earth-shattering week of protests and resistance across the nation after haunting footage of the brutal murder of George Floyd at the hands of Minneapolis police circulated far and wide sparking unrest across the nation.

K pop fans are social media savvy

K pop fans are known for their next-level commitment and adoration of Korean pop groups. K pop fans They are generally known as massive crowds…

And highlights the problems with our commonly held assumptions.

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A new study from Harvard University suggests that commonly held notions of what makes great leadership might be based on a skewed data set. conclusions draw from skewed data sets are often off base and don’t accurately depict the full story.

We’ve been looking at this through the wrong lens the whole time.

Let me preface by saying I am not a doctor — but I do a lot of data analysis in my job. Like most Americans, I’ve been following the news about the coronavirus closely.

Male vs. female mortality rates

Across the world, health officials have noted that men both contract and succumb to COVID-19 at higher rates than women. …

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Rejected stories and ‘called it’ receipts.

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