Creditors urge Sears to shut down all its stores, calling its plan for survival ‘wishful thinking’ (SHLD)

AP Photo/Charlie Riedel Sears‘ unsecured creditors are urging the company to shut down all of its remaining stores.  In a bankruptcy filing, the creditors slammed Sears’ plan to stay in business as “nothing more than wishful thinking” and “an unjustified and foolhardy gamble with other people’s money.” Sears has proposed cutting its store count to roughly […]

Why We Need to Encourage Neurodiversity and Different Ways of Thinking

OZY and JPMorgan Chase have partnered to take a deeper look at how businesses can impact society for the better. Enjoy the rest of our special series here. Inspired by his sister, who was diagnosed with autism at a young age, Harrison Rogers founded Lexington Life Academy in Mesa, Arizona — a school for youth […]

Book Excerpt: ‘Untrue’ Challenges Dated Thinking on Female Sexuality

Among 19- to 29-year-olds, women commit infidelity more often than men do; several studies show no significant difference in male and female rates of fidelity into our forties. Many experts now believe that monogamy is a tighter fit for women, and that they actually require variety and novelty of sexual experience more than men do. […]

Elon Musk’s secretive LA private school doesn’t just teach spelling and math — it also asks students ethics and critical thinking puzzles you usually don’t see elsewhere

RETURERS/Stephen Lam and ClassDojo & Ad Astra Conundrums Elon Musk‘s Ad Astra school and educational software developer ClassDojo are introducing a set of “Conundrums” for elementary and middle school students. The Conundrums involve open-ended critical thinking and ethics challenges. They address questions that children may not normally encounter in a standard curriculum. ClassDojo shared a […]

Thinking of Moving to New Zealand? Think Again

Thinking of Moving to New Zealand? Think Again Advertiser Disclosure The credit card offers that appear on the website are from credit card companies from which ThePointsGuy.com receives compensation. This compensation may impact how and where products appear on this site (including, for example, the order in which they appear). This site does not include […]

Man Utd news: Jose Mourinho needs to get the Red Devils thinking this – Phil Jones

That’s the view of United defender Phil Jones who missed out on the squad that beat Leicester on the opening weekend. United ended last season in second place, though were 19 points behind champions Manchester City in the final standings. Jose Mourinho’s side also made the FA Cup final but were beaten by Chelsea thanks […]

Trump has Germany thinking about getting nuclear weapons, but some think it’s a ‘totally phoney debate’

President Donald Trump has made Europe think about whether it can rely on US for security. Some there aren’t so sure, and in Germany it has stoked debate about attaining a domestic nuclear deterrent. But on top of political and technical obstacles, Germany is treaty-bound not to develop nuclear arms. President Donald Trump’s relationship with […]

19 Ways to Use Creative Thinking in the Workplace to Up Your Credibility

Our world is changing at faster pace than ever. In order to keep up, we are continually adapting to new technology and the changing industries. Employers are looking for employees who can solve problems, think creatively and be a leader in every situation. These 19 tips will help you find ways to develop creative thinking […]

‘What was his father thinking?’ Russian matryoshka doll-seller on Harry Kane’s name

The name of the English captain has been the source of some gale-force confusion in the Russian capital, ahead of England’s Group D clash with Tunisia on Monday. To most football fans in the UK, the name of Tottenham Hotspur and England goal-machine Harry Kane is about as run-of-the-mill as it gets, but it has […]

How to Upgrade Your Critical Thinking Skills for a Sharper Mind

As humans, we typically operate on cognitive autopilot. We rarely stop and reflect on how we interpret information and create mental models which replicate our perception of reality. But when our mental models fail to match reality, we simply ignore reality and operate throughout the day on implicit assumptions. These are not conscious choices. Our mental […]