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The 2 Things That Could Keep Premature Babies Alive

Dr. Jennifer L. Howse | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Dr. Jennifer L. Howse

More than 15 million babies are born before 37 weeks of pregnancy every year, and one million of those babies die before they are one month old. Here's how you can help.

Innovation Is The Key To Change In These Major Cities

Posted 02.26.2014 | Business

For the first time in human history, 50 percent of the world's population lives in cities. The United Nations estimates that by 2050, two in three hum...

These 7 Hi-Tech Home Innovations Of The Future Will Make Your Life Easier (PHOTOS)

Posted 11.18.2013 | Training

Everyone has their own vision of what a lap of luxury looks like. And while it no doubt includes generous space, the latest in home appliances, and...

The Internet of Everything: Where Technology and Innovation Meet To Make the World a Better Place

Dave Evans | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Dave Evans

What will the future be like? As depicted in today's popular movies and books, the future is either one of bright promise or it's a dystopian world where today's problems have only gotten worse. It's my job to think about what the world will look like in a few years, and how our actions today will impact that future.

The Most Brilliant Kids of 2013

Heather Spohr | Posted 01.23.2014 | Technology
Heather Spohr

It's only natural to look to the future with hope for a better tomorrow. Happily, the seeds of that tomorrow can be seen in the minds of 2013's most brilliant kids. Here are three wunderkinds who promise to be on the cutting edge of innovation for a long time.

New York Is The World's Most Competitive City. Which Others Made The List?

Posted 11.18.2013 | Business

Those of us who live in New York City already have a certain sense of pride about it, and now we have one more thing to be proud of: "Hot Spots 2025: ...

SUBMIT YOUR OWN: Incredible Stories Of Life After Cancer

Posted 01.23.2014 | Good News

Hearing the words “you have cancer,” or “your child has cancer,” can change your life forever. Since a diagnosis used to be a death sentence, ...

PHOTOS: 18 Celebrities With Hair That Clearly Reflects Their Mood

Posted 11.15.2013 | Black Voices

Whoever said the eyes are the windows to the soul clearly wasn't paying attention to the hair. Whether you are a curly-headed cutie, or a straight-...

The One Thing Every Parent Can Do To Guarantee Their Child's Success

Jane Swift | Posted 01.23.2014 | Parents
Jane Swift

What would you do if you could give your child something that is proven to boost her creativity, empathy and cognitive functions, while putting her on a path to increased academic and career success? You'd jump all over it, right?

14 Foods To Start Eating RIGHT NOW

Posted 11.14.2013 | Fifty

Too often, we like to focus on the immediate effects health and exercise –- the dress size, the number on the scale, the quick-fix "get toned now!" ...

Big Bang Meets Big Data

Ton Engbersen, Ph.D | Posted 01.23.2014 | Technology
Ton Engbersen, Ph.D

Storing 14 exabytes of data isn't economically feasible in terms of both material and energy costs. But by using cognitive computing, we can design systems that are smart about how to manage that information.

The Key To A Healthy Pregnancy In Mumbai

Aakash Ganju | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Aakash Ganju

At only 18 years old, Sitara Devi found herself pregnant and lonely in an urban slum. Here is how she was able to get the health care she needed.

INFOGRAPHIC: How To Get The Most Out Of Your Workday

Posted 11.13.2013 | Small Business

It doesn't take too much to derail your workday. The usual suspects? Your constantly ringing phone, endlessly populating social-media feeds, your emai...

#YourBrandHere: The Power Of The Hashtag (INFOGRAPHIC)

Posted 11.12.2013 | Small Business

You've seen it everywhere: on TV advertisements and billboards, on Twitter and Facebook, on ironic T-shirts and baseball caps. You may have even heard...

The Vaccine That All Pregnant Women Should Get

Colleen A. Kraft, M.D. | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Colleen A. Kraft, M.D.

When we think of individuals that need to be immunized, healthy women don't often come to mind. But the flu can hit our pregnant moms hard, meaning unborn babies get hit even harder.

Your Car Is Trying To Tell You Something...

Posted 11.14.2013 | Latino Voices

It's happened to every driver, either early or embarrassingly late in life: You're driving down the road, something lights up on your dashboard ... an...

Could Real-Life Superpowers Be Within Our Reach?

Marcia Simmons | Posted 01.23.2014 | Technology
Marcia Simmons

While Superman, Wonder Woman, and Spiderman are fictional, their superpowers may soon be very real, thanks to scientists who believe there are no limits to innovation. Keep your eye on these five real-world technologies that can give ordinary humans extraordinary abilities.

If Your City Could Talk, What Would It Say?

Zia Yusuf | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business
Zia Yusuf

Cities are epicenters of creativity, innovation, adventures, energy, and life. They're moving, breathing, and living. Cities have a heart, personality, and looks. But a city lacks one thing: a voice. Thanks to the Internet of Things, this is quickly changing.

Connecting Qualified Veterans To The Jobs They Deserve

Scott Coleman | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Scott Coleman

We expect 1.2 million veterans and reservists to enter the civilian job market in the next few years. While unemployment is high in general, it is even higher for veterans. The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports a 10.1 percent jobless rate for post-9/11 veterans and over 18 percent for veterans ages 18 to 24.

4 Big Mistakes Small Business Owners Make On Social Media

Posted 11.25.2013 | Business

Sometimes social media can feel like total quicksand. You open up your Twitter or Facebook feed, and before you even get a chance to start reading, yo...

This Terrifying Disease Is Making A Comeback In Syria. Here's How We Can Stop it.

Dr. Abdelhadi Eltahir | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Dr. Abdelhadi Eltahir

A recent bout of polio cases in Syria is a terrifying side affect of the current civil war. However, we can make progress in the fight for a stronger public health system.

Paris And George Share A Strange Affection...

Posted 11.12.2013 | Celebrity

Despite the common saying, it's hard to believe that celebrities really ARE just like us. Let's just say that the last time we checked, we didn't have...

What Is The Cloud? (And Why Small Businesses Need To Care)

Christine Hall | Posted 11.06.2013 | Small Business

Cloud computing has come a long way to become a mainstream technology tool for business. Earlier this year, Parallels, a software company that enab...

How Melbourne Is Fast-Tracking Smart Transit Using Big Data

Deepak Advani | Posted 01.23.2014 | Technology
Deepak Advani

Today's public transportation systems are becoming simply too big, complex, and popular for humans to maintain. Maintaining this infrastructure is a complex task that's only becoming more complicated with the steady increase in population and the rise of megacities. But we are finding that our greatest assets in tackling these challenges are data and smarter infrastructure software. With sensors and mobile technology, we can finally create the smart networks we need to understand these ever-changing systems.

Counting Your Facebook Fans? Here's Why This Small Biz Doesn't Bother

Jennifer Goforth Gregory | Posted 11.05.2013 | Small Business

Sarah Endline, founder of the New York City-based natural chocolate company, Sweetriot, was using social media to connect with her customers even befo...