Hyundai has come a long way: ". . . which is pretty remarkable considering that it wasn’t 20 years ago when Hyundai’s quality was a sad joke in the U.S."
Liberalism in a nutshell: Oprah tries to do a nice thing for some people, forgets an important detail which pisses off some of the supposed beneficiaries, and then by inflating expectations pisses off future potential beneficiaries and also complicates the lives of the givers. They learned a lesson that all big government types should heed: it's surprisingly difficult to give away money effectively.
"An airline pilot reveals a major reason why flights today are less comfortable and frequently delayed"
Tradeoffs. Everything in life is a tradeoff.
This made me laugh:
Having that much money, they suggest, likely produces a wide range of negative emotions to include worry, sadness and stress.
Coming soon: "Democrats surprised gravity still works."
Author argues "Yes."
I'd argue for mostly yes. Evaluations can occasionally catch a truly incompetent or unfit teacher, but beyond that they are of little use.
A whole lot of things are better now than when I was young. But the seemingly huge increase in virtue signaling is not one of them.
A look at Richard Montanez, the guy who invented the "biggest selling, single-serve SKU" for Frito Lay, what else but Hot Cheetos.
"$2 billion to help house California's homeless isn't being spent — and no one knows when it will be"
This is such a California story.
The dollars are tied up in court as a Sacramento attorney challenges the state's plan to pay off that debt with money California voters approved in 2004 for mental health services. The funding, the attorney contends, should not be diverted from treatment programs, even if the mentally ill benefit from the housing. State housing officials said they don't know how long the litigation will take to resolve.
Related: "Californians voted to spend billions on more water storage. But state government keeps sitting on the cash."
"That’s p-hacking on steroids."
It would help if the journalists and other folks who write about research weren't so dang credulous. (Or interested only in clicks and eyeballs. Either way.)