The Truth About Green Jobs [Infographic]

CEO Magazine ranked California as the worst place to do business for the past five years? Why? At least some businesses say it's because of the state's stringent regulations, which make it tough to start and run a business.

Why is STEM Education So Important?

Jobs in science, tech, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields earn you more money and drive innovation and the economy forward. But how do we spark interest in these careers among today's students? Here's an illustration of just how critical today's STEM education is to tomorrow's economy.

Tech Workers Are So, So Young

With kids toddling around around with iPads and an entire generation raised on social media, it's commonly accepted that technology is mastered by the young. So it should come as no surprise to find out that the median age in the tech industry is young. Very young. And also, very male.

On the Front Line: Life as a Female Journalist in Syria

Journalism can be a thankless job with its low pay, long hours and tremendous risks. Italian war correspondent Francesca Borri penned a harrowing essay about life on the front lines of Syrian combat, a war zone she covers as a freelancer and, against the patronizing advice of others, as a woman.

Stop Hating On Millennials

Millennials: the generation media love to hate. It seems like every day there's another hit piece on the "most selfish generation," the one that still lives with their parents, won't get married young enough, take endless selfies, post food pics on Instagram and can't decide on a career path. Relax, people. We're not as bad as you think.

Oregon Looks at New Ways to Fund College

While the student debt crisis remains a hot-button issue on a national scale, Oregon lawmakers have come up with a novel idea for funding higher education: Have students pay a small percentage of their salary over the span of many years.

Burgernomics: America Still Tops Big Mac Index

Americans can buy more McDonald's Big Macs per hour than workers in any other country, according to The Economist's annual (semi-serious) index of purchasing power parity. The news comes just as the WageIndicator Foundation announces that U.S. workers earn the highest hourly wages in the world. That's all well worth celebrating in a month when we patriotically commemorate the nation's birthday.