This Is Why Converse Sneakers Have Felt on the Bottom

This Is Why Converse Sneakers Have Felt on the Bottom
Felt on your sneakers is there not for function, but for economics – shoes with fuzzy soles are taxed less when imported than those with rubber ones. So your X-Men action figures aren’t human, and your Converse sneakers are cute fuzzy house slippers. In other words, tariffs ruin everything. Have you ever noticed that thin layer of felt on the... Read More

Top Traits of Irresistible People

Top Traits of Irresistible People
Too many people succumb to the mistaken belief that being likeable comes from natural, unteachable traits that belong only to a lucky few—the good looking, the fiercely social, and the incredibly talented. It’s easy to fall prey to this misconception. Some people, regardless of what they lack—money, looks, or social connections—always radiate with energy and confidence. Even the most skeptical... Read More