The Daily Circuit

Tuesday In Depth: October 16, 2012

  • 9:06 a.m.

    Who controls workplace happiness?

    Are you happy in your current job? And who is responsible for it? Teresa Amabile's research shows everything from small wins to inner work life make a big difference in an individual's ability to be creative, happy and productive at work.

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  • 10:06 a.m.

    Is the GOP facing an identity crisis?

    Conservative commentator Matt K. Lewis says that Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney's gaffe-prone campaign is not the only problem facing the GOP. He says that the party faces a much deeper crisis of identity and ideas.

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  • 11:06 a.m.

    Should we blame overweight parents for child's obesity?

    Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota was criticized when it released new anti-obesity ads. A departure from its well-known "do.groove" ads and its latest "" campaign, these new ads show children modeling behavior of overweight parents.

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  • Op-ed pick: Could Ebola start to spread through the air?

    "The current Ebola virus’s hyper-evolution is unprecedented; there has been more human-to-human transmission in the past four months than most likely occurred in the last 500 to 1,000 years. "
  • 4 easy reads for the weekend

    Humorous academic novels, a thriller and a memoir of the Midwest.
  • The great seat reclining debate of 2014

    "In effect, to increase the number of cabin seats, the space allotted to each passenger must be reduced. However, this reduced comfort remains tolerable for the passengers in as much as the flight lasts only one or a few hours."
  • 5 books to read this weekend

    Head to the library or bookstore to pick up one of these titles.

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