Huh, MoviePass Leadership Sure Seems Shady

Huh, MoviePass Leadership Sure Seems Shady

A view of signage on the MoviePass House Park City throughout Sundance 2018 on January 21, 2018 in Park City, Utah.Photo: Getty MoviePass has been working for almost a full yr on its too-good-to-be-true premise of providing primarily limitless film passes to subscribers for simply $9.99 per 30 days. It’s the monorail and, in line […]

MoviePass is Selling Merch Now, Which Will Definitely Turn Things Around for It

MoviePass is Selling Merch Now, Which Will Definitely Turn Things Around for It

MoviePass, an organization that exists solely to piss off its customers regardless of providing a service so generously value that it’s going to inevitably result in its personal downfall, entered the “we’re selling flamethrowers” section of its existence Thursday with the official launch of its merch retailer. The collapse of the corporate is bound to […]

Employees who practice mindfulness meditation are less motivated, having realized the futility of their jobs

Employees who follow mindfulness meditation are much less motivated, having realized the futility of their jobs

In the NYT, a pair of behavioral scientists describe a forthcoming Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes article (Sci-Hub mirror) that studied the impact of mindfulness meditation (a stylish office moral-booster) on staff’ motivation and efficiency. Turns out that individuals who meditate are much less motivated: “Meditation was correlated with reduced thoughts about […]

The rich-poor obesity gap in kids is widening

The rich-poor weight problems hole in children is widening

A very long time in the past, weight problems was usually used as a shorthand for wealth, however over the a long time weight problems has turn out to be increasingly more correlated with poverty, each in tradition and science (whereas wealth is more and more correlated with being slim). The pattern is […]