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Entries by Amy Lee from 12/2010

Pirate Bay, Others Fight Back With Plan To Stop Domain Seizures

Posted 12.01.2010 | Technology

A BitTorrent-based DNS system has been proposed to combat the government's ability to seize domains at will. Reacting to recent seizures, like this w...

Among Women, iPhone Most Desired Smartphone Operating System

Posted 12.03.2010 | Technology

Apple's iOS and Google's Android are America's most desired smartphone operating systems, according to recently released Nielsen statistics. It's th...

Reactions To FCC Net Neutrality Proposal Mixed

Posted 12.03.2010 | Technology

For the tech community, net neutrality is the byword for a free and open Internet. So the Federal Communication Committee's announcement that they wou...

The State Of Our Unions: New Study Reports Growing 'Marriage Gap'

Posted 12.06.2010 | Divorce

Affluent, well-educated Americans are enjoying increasingly stable, strong marriages, even as marital happiness is plummeting and the chances of divor...

HuffPost's Greatest Person Of The Day: Oliver Manuel, Helping Community Groups Build Websites

Posted 12.06.2010 | Impact

Most people want to help other people, but don't know how exactly to start, or how to do it. Oliver Manuel's wake-up call came on September 11, 2001, ...

Tech Gifts For Kids 2010: The 19 BEST Christmas Presents For Teens And Tots (PHOTOS)

Posted 12.07.2010 | Technology

Holiday gifts for kids are always tricky. We're here to help you please the pickiest tech-savvy kids. HuffPostTech has scoped out the best gadgets th...

The State Of Our Unions: New Study Reports Keys For Solid Marriages

Posted 12.07.2010 | Divorce

Want to stay married? Better make sure you have a college degree, earn over $50,000 a year, and don't have divorced parents. Indeed, even though the ...

Meet Andrew Whelan, Actor Turned Green Cleaning Entrepreneur

Posted 12.07.2010 | Impact

It's hard to support yourself in New York. It's even harder to support yourself as an actor. Meet Andy Whelan, actor turned green cleaning entrepreneu...

The State Of Our Unions: Is Divorce Bad For The Economy?

Posted 12.08.2010 | Divorce

Is divorce hurting the economy? According to "The State of Our Unions," a recent study released by the National Marriage Project assessing the healt...

Today's HuffPost Greatest Person: Julie Trade Levitch, 'The Entrepreneurial Mom'

Posted 12.08.2010 | Impact

Three years ago, Julie Trade Levitch found herself in a situation that is all too familiar to many other Americans. Two months after her second son wa...

16-Year-Old Arrested For Pro-WikiLeaks Cyber Attacks

Posted 12.09.2010 | Technology

Dutch police arrested a 16-year-old teenager on Wednesday for his involvement in the online attacks against Visa and Mastercard, organized by supporte...

Technology And Divorce: A Correlation?

Posted 12.09.2010 | Divorce

Texting, TV, and the Internet may be ruining your marriage. These techno-distractions are at least one factor in the disintegration of civic engageme...

Marry Your Soul Mate? Researchers Say Not So Fast

Posted 12.10.2010 | Divorce

Don't marry your soul mate. That's the word from "The State of Our Unions", a new study released by the National Marriage Project assessing the healt...

Trade Deficit Falls To 9-Month Low On Big Demand From China, India

Posted 12.10.2010 | Business

Buoyed by strong demand from China and India, the U.S. trade deficit dropped to its lowest level in 9 months, as exports rose to their highest level i...

Today's HuffPost Greatest Person: Salvatore Cavalieri, Energy Sheriff

Posted 12.10.2010 | Impact

Salvatore Cavalieri has found that the best way to help himself is to help others. As the founder of Energy Sheriffs, Sal left the construction indus...

HuffPost's Greatest Person Of The Day: Alex Hillinger, Founder of Good Chemistry

Posted 12.13.2010 | Impact

We're living in a digital world. That's what Seattle's Alex Hillinger, 38, realized one day, not long before losing his marketing job at Suncadia Reso...

HuffPost's Greatest Person Of The Day: Karin Newlin, Principal Of The Los Feliz Charter School

Posted 12.13.2010 | Impact

Imagine if your children woke up excited to go to school every day. For Karin Newlin, the idea of making homework as appealing as playtime is the most...

HuffPost's Greatest People Of The Day: Vadis Turner And Matthew Parker, Creators Of 'Nashville Counts'

Posted 12.14.2010 | Impact

When flooding swept through Tennessee in May, destroying homes and property, shutting down workplaces and schools and killing over twenty people, Nash...

Students Of Divorced Parents Contribute More To Education Costs: Q&A With Head Researcher

Posted 12.15.2010 | Divorce

Children with divorced parents shoulder twice the financial burden for their own college costs than those from intact homes, because their parents con...

What We Can Learn About Living From Richard Holbrooke's Death

Posted 12.15.2010 | Huffington Post

Richard Holbrooke's sudden death of an aortic tear this Monday came as a shock to his friends, colleagues, and the public who knew him as a robust and...

HuffPost's Greatest Person Of The Day: Jessi Walter, Founder of Taste Buds

Posted 12.15.2010 | Impact

Doing what you love can lead to the career you dreamed of as a little kid. Just ask Jessi Walter, who left Wall Street to launch her own business orga...

Millennial Generation's Web Dominance On The Decline , Pew Study Says

Posted 12.16.2010 | Technology

The online generation gap between Millennials and older Americans is swiftly closing, according to a new report from the Pew Research Center, called "...

Wary Consumers Cautious Of Increased Credit Card Offers

Posted 12.16.2010 | Business

Though banks are again offering credit cards to risky borrowers, not everyone is biting. "I will never, ever have another credit card," Carole Carr...

Three Little Pigs iPad App Presents Pop-Up Book Of The Future (VIDEO)

Posted 12.17.2010 | Technology

With the release of the NOOKcolor, Barnes and Noble staked out their claim in the children's books market. But Apple won't let the iPad cede its shar...

Stocks Up 17% Since Announcement Of Fed's Plan

Posted 12.17.2010 | Business

Is the Fed's latest gamble working? The stock market's 17% rise since Federal Reserve chairman Ben Bernanke announced his plans for a second round o...