How to Explain Difficult And Abstract Concepts (The Smart Way)

Albert Einstein said, If you can’t explain it simply, you don’t understand it well enough. But a lot of times, we struggle about how to explain some difficult, or even abstract concepts to others. In this article, I will provide you with a solution: metaphor. Explaining and examining concepts using metaphors improves our thinking. Metaphorical thinking […]

‘Emotional support animals’ help explain how America is losing its mind

Rick Silva / AP Last week, United Airlines denied a woman’s attempt to bring a peacock on a flight as an emotional-support animal. The proliferation of pets on flights in symbolic of a larger problem with American society. There is a growing sense that we are entitled to have the world adapt to our preferences, instead […]

Porsche Creates Video to Explain Why Brakes Squeal (and Why It Doesn’t Necessarily Mean Something Is Wrong)

– Squealing brakes are as annoying when riding a city bus as they are when driving a sports car. But Porsche’s engineers want you to know that you shouldn’t worry, even if it is grating. – The German company has produced a short yet fairly thorough video on the subject, presumably so dealerships can send or show it to customers […]

3 families explain what it was like to give up city life and move to the country

Thomas Lohnes/Getty Images Moving from the city to the country means a slower pace of life, but also brings a heightened sense of community.  The long hours that come hand-in-hand with a city lifestyle often leave little time for family and creative pursuits.  Relocation to a small town makes time for such activities as writing […]

LG’s latest financials explain its shift in mobile strategy

Earlier this month, LG said that it would row back on its smartphone ambitions by abandoning an annual cycle of smartphone launches. Rather than releasing a flagship just because Samsung did, LG would only pump out a handset when it felt that it should. The report speculated that the move was in anticipation of more […]

How Google, porn, and the birth of Jesus may explain human reproduction cycles

Enlarge / 26th December 1936: Father Christmas getting a kiss under the mistletoe. (credit: Getty | E. Dean) ‘Tis the season to be frisky. According to a new study this week in Scientific Reports, Christmas in the US often sees a spike in Google searches for sexy time topics and a surge in Tweets dripping […]

Jose Mourinho: Man Utd boss ordered to explain ref claims before Man City game

Manchester United boss Mourinho caused controversy during his pre-match press conference on Friday, saying of the City players: “A little bit of wind and they fall.” He then questioned Pep Guardiola’s permission to wear a yellow ribbon – a symbol of protest against the imprisonment of pro-independence politicians in the Spanish region of Catalonia – […]

REVEALED: Hotel secrets explain what you ARE allowed to steal from your room

Hotels offer guests a huge variety of amenities free of charge in a room to make the stay as comfortable as possible. Many guests often take some of the items home with them as mementoes of the trip. It has since been revealed what is allowed to be taken from the room which the hotels […]

There’s a huge difference between Janet Yellen and Trump’s pick to succeed her — and it helps explain how he landed the job

Thomson Reuters Fed nominee Jerome Powell appears to favor lighter-touch regulation of the financial sector. This probably endearing him to Donald Trump, who ran for president with chants of repealing the post-crisis Dodd-Frank reforms. Powell’s statement that banks are no longer ‘too big to fail’ contradicts the view of many of his own fellow regulators […]