Feudal Values Are Ruining Corporate Profitability

If you want your company to make a profit, don't offer any of its executives a shot at knighthood. No, this isn't a Game of Thrones joke. In countries where governments can grant knighthoods, executives are willing to do almost anything to get the coveted titles — including letting their companies fail. » 4/21/14 10:03pm 4/21/14 10:03pm

You can rent an entire country for a weekend!

Liechtenstein can be yours for the night, if you have about $70,000 to spare. But what exactly do you get for your money? Find out if your hard-earned dollars buy you a boring state dinner or the right to slaughter the cattle of the disobedient and pick your bride(groom) from among the nation's comeliest youths. » 8/18/11 1:14pm 8/18/11 1:14pm

The Future Of The U.S. Government, According To Science Fiction

Countless science fiction stories have asked the same question: What will America turn into next? The answers fall into three major categories, some more plausible than others. Take our poll to choose your favorite option. » 7/02/09 6:57pm 7/02/09 6:57pm