Category Archives: Lifestyles

Over 25% Of College Degrees Have A Negative Return On Investment

Over 25% Of College Degrees Have A Negative Return On Investment

The median bachelor’s degree is worth $306,000 for students who graduate on time. But the median conceals enormous variation. Some fields of study, can produce returns of $1 million or more. Others, often have a zero or even negative net financial value. Students constantly hear the refrain that they must attend college to be successful. But, the decision to attend college is less important than the choices that come next: which school to attend, and which subject to study.

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Cancel Culture Takes A Big “L”

Cancel Culture Takes A Big “L”

Over the course of the last week, news commentators predicted a huge demonstration of thousand(s) of Netflix employees in protest of comedian Dave Chappelle’s The Closer special. How many employees walked out? Not one news organization put the real number in a headline, and only a few had the guts to even tweet that the actual protest was reduced in the end to “crowd of dozens” that gathered outside the company’s West Hollywood offices.

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Facebook Scraps “Instagram Kids” As Backlash Intensifies

Facebook Scraps “Instagram Kids” As Backlash Intensifies

After being asked by a cadre of 40 state attorneys general to abandon the project (on the grounds it would be bad for psychological development and also create a ‘predator’s paradise’), Facebook’s Instagram announced Monday in a blog post that it has finally abandoned its ill-fated “Instagram Kids” service which was supposed to create a parallel version of the service for children under the age of 13. In a statement released on its blog, Instagram said it was “pausing” Instagram Kids, but firmly intended to return to it later after working with lawmakers and the public to help them understand why this type of product is necessary.

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