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6 Social Media Trends of 2013 and What They Mean for the Future

Peter Friedman | Posted 02.18.2014 | Technology
Peter Friedman

Social media continued its meteoric rise in influence. Oftentimes, it surpassed the influence of traditional broadcast media in broad cultural arenas including news, politics, entertainment and marketing.

Food Additives: How Do We Know If They're Safe?

Bill Chameides | Posted 10.22.2013 | Green
Bill Chameides

Toxic substances -- how does the government prevent them from getting into the products we buy? Not well at all.

Data Privacy Day - Version 2013

Christopher Burgess | Posted 03.30.2013 | Technology
Christopher Burgess

As we arrive at the conclusion of another Data Privacy Month, and turn to celebrate Data Privacy Day, Jan. 28, I can say with a great deal of certainty, we should not be celebrating. Our privacy was collectively hosed in 2012.

Weekend Guide: Get Weird Or Stay Home

The Huffington Post | Amanda McCorquodale | Posted 06.01.2012 | Miami

Tuck in for a rainy June weekend with the following best things to do over the next three days. There's a major exhibit that just opened at Miami ...

Jason Gilbert

7 More Gmail Questions You Were Afraid To Ask | Jason Gilbert | Posted 02.01.2012 | Technology

Ever since we published our first batch of Gmail tips, the Captain Gadget inbox has been flooded by curious and frustrated Gmail users with questions ...

Is Heroic Norwegian Lesbian Couple's Media Oversight Discriminatory?

Posted 10.02.2011 | World

A Norwegian lesbian couple's rescue of 40 children during the Utoya Island youth camp attacks has been hailed as a heroic act -- but some are calling ...

Obama's Attorney General continues to vigorously prosecute Acorn? Will Van Jones be Next?

John Atlas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
John Atlas

A Center for Constitutional Rights lawsuit seeks to stop Congress from singling out an organization for punishment without proper investigation or due process.

Risk of Major Social Upheaval Likely if Bank Bonanza Continues

Marshall Auerback | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Marshall Auerback

Is a Democratic administration and a Democratically controlled Congress presiding over one of the most regressive wealth transfers in history?

A Sustainable Vision for the Heart of San Francisco

Gavin Newsom | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Gavin Newsom

Joined by former President Bill Clinton I announced that San Francisco will have new and improved government center will maximize energy and water efficiency, reduce waste, and increase the use of wastewater.