Cato Conroy is a Manhattan-based writer who yearns for a better world. He loves to write about politics, news reports, and interesting innovations that will impact the way we live.
10 Recipes from the 1940s You'll Actually Enjoy
Can you taste the past? If records work the way they should, you just might be able to (just look at authentic Civil War recipes if you don't believe me). When you taste recipes from specific times in history, you can get a better look into the life people lived back in the day. That's why I love the idea of eating like a typical person from different time periods.
What Is Socially Responsible Investing?
The more you look at the news, the harder it is to have faith that corporations will do the right thing. It's not even because of old industry standards involving environmental damage like the things that happened in Bhopal or Love Canal either. New evidence of corporate corruption crops up all the time.
10 Terrifying Stories About Murder from Around the World
If there's one thing that's old as humankind, it's crime. Crime happens every day, in every part of the world. Violent crime is still a somewhat regular occurrence, even though reports of it have gone down tremendously since the 1970s.
10 Strange and Fascinating Animals That Live in Caves
Evolution has taught us that different environments will make creatures adopt different traits. The more similar two environments are, the more likely it is that the animals that live there will have similar traits.
The Most Toxic Beliefs About Money People Have
The American Dream is one I very strongly relate to. It's a dream that means you can be the next major rags to riches story. We hear stories of people attaining the dream every single day—from Puff Daddy, to Warren Buffett, to Bill Gates.
10 Smart Ways You Can Make More Money in Your Career
My partner and I were looking through our bills, our savings, and our investments yesterday. He had been yearning for some new equipment for his business, while I was desperately hoping we’d have enough for the plastic surgery I’ve been hoping for. At the end of the reveal, we realized we didn’t have enough money for either.
Why Is School so Expensive?
It was a total of $15,000 a year. $15,000 dollars for a single year of college tuition and fees. At a public university in my home state. I wanted to go back to school to finish the degree I was going to get, but the price alone made me reconsider.
How to Improve Your Credit Score Fast
The other day, my spouse decided to take a look at his FICO score—and he was distraught. His score wasn't the high score that he hoped it to be. When he told me, he immediately thought he should call up a credit repair company.
10 Worst Car Insurance Companies
There's nothing worse than getting into a car accident only to find out that the car insurance you have sucks. Most people only realize how bad their coverage is after they have an accident—and incidentally, that's the worst time to find out.