There are many other policy implications that come with the spread of slower, safer city bikes -- here in B.C., a big one is around mandatory helmet laws. Many such laws were passed at a time when fast, forward-leaning cycling was the norm, and safe bike infrastructure was virtually non-existent. When drifting along at a walking pace, in an upright position, on a dedicated cycle track, the notion of legally requiring head protection certainly changes.
I invite you to join the crowds in New York or in your city at the historic People's Climate March this Sunday -- or else try any number of these five ways to join the march in spirit, and speak out beyond this weekend to save our planet.
Even now, as adults, my sisters and I share a language and closeness that cannot be replicated with other friends or even spouses.
The say that eventually the child becomes the parent. In my mind, that's a situation that comes much much later in life when parents are old and frail and need help getting around. But I recently learned otherwise.
Moving here was one of the hardest things our family has ever experienced. We did a lot of research before moving here, but what we found is that a lot of the information was dated.
This morning I sent an email to our HuffPost team, sharing the news of a major milestone for our company -- one that really struck a chord with me. And you, the members of the HuffPost community, are the heart and soul of this milestone. Whether you have blogged on HuffPost, commented on, shared or talked about a story or just made us a regular part of your media diet, you have been a key part of the conversation we set out to start a little over nine years ago. Indeed, without you, there would be no HuffPost. So thank you for being part of this remarkable journey -- a journey that is still very much in progress. Here is the email I sent to our team.
The great value of "Ruined" is the personalization of a large headline issue. In the theater, we must sit, understand and contemplate the true horror of sexualized violence. In the theater, we are unable to turn the page or change the channel.
This week's episode features an exclusive interview with the amazingly beautiful and incredibly talented Coco Ho who talked about being featured in the ESPN The Magazine Body Issue and being a member of surfing royalty.
I believed that no one wanted to take care of me, that I had to do it all myself, and that being so independent was a positive personality trait. I became so independent because I held a false belief and interacted with others and the world in a way that prompted them to reinforce that belief.
A much-less talked about game this past Saturday around the country involving a Pac-12 officiating crew was the University of Hawai'i home game against Oregon State.
"A behavior change isn't really about motivation or willpower," pronounces BJ Fogg.
With the implementation of the Early Childhood Education program, Hawaii will be able to define expectations of participating preschool programs including child outcomes, family engagement, curriculum aligned to state standards, etc.
The Island of Oahu/ Hawaii is getting a lot of attention these days for all the wrong reasons. A local council there just approved measures to regulate how a person spends time on a sidewalk -- nothing more than weakly veiled attempts to kick homeless people off the curb.
Above all else, the opportunity to present at the UN Small Island Developing States Conference showed us that while Mālama Honua is extraordinarily difficult, unfathomably complicated, and absurdly ambitious, it is also entirely necessary.
Clearly policy-makers do not need to fear assessment when the media -- and voters -- shrink from drilling down on pat answers to tough questions. So what does the future hold? More of an awakening of Generation X and Millenials to their potential power?
Mayday super PAC, started by Harvard Law professor Lawrence Lessig, has the goal of electing candidates to push for public funding of elections in order to end the corrupting influence of big money in American politics.
As a parent, I have to admit a guilty secret that I have been carrying all summer. It is one that I am not so proud of, but I will continue to wear the cloak of shame unless I get this off of my chest. Over the summer, my kids had fun.
TEDx Maui is nonprofit in the truest sense. No salaries are paid, and nobody is squirreling away bank from the process. Ticket prices go to paying for the MACC venue and to lunch and coffee along the way.