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Vigilantes in Scrubs

Barbara Coombs Lee | Posted 06.02.2012 | Healthy Living
Barbara Coombs Lee

We need specific legal protection for professionals who honor their patients' end-of-life decisions and follow best-practice standards for managing end-of-life agonies.

PHOTOS: Mesmerizing Biological Delights

Carla Leitao | Posted 04.16.2012 | Arts
Carla Leitao

The expanding definition of "life" or "alive" is not only a consequence of joyful abuse of language and metaphors, but also the outcome of an increasingly able gaze upon the things that make -- and with which we make -- the world we supposedly know.

HP Shows Off New Products After $12 Billion Acquisition

Posted 11.29.2011 | Technology

‪‬ By Arik Hesseldahl, HP Wants to Optimize Your Information, Whatever That Means via All Things D Ever since Hewlett-Packard announced that i...

Mic Check: Can You Hear Us, America?

Randall Amster | Posted 12.29.2011 | Politics
Randall Amster

We find these views to be mutually relevant... that all people, by virtue of their basic humanity, deserve the opportunity to live, work, and associate according to the dictates of their own consciences and capacities

High-Tech Startup Focus: Autonomy and Mike Lynch

Bill_Robinson | Posted 12.20.2011 | Technology

Dr. Mike Lynch has lately been called "the UK's first software billionaire" because he recently sold to Hewlett-Packard his once-upon-a-time startup turned the UK's largest software company, Autonomy, for $11.7 billion.

Heart Before Head: The Legacy of Steve Jobs

Margaret Moore | Posted 12.12.2011 | Healthy Living
Margaret Moore

As Jobs taught us, your best motivation is about what lights YOU up. So how do you find your motivation to fuel your life? Here are some inspiring questions based upon words of wisdom from Steve Jobs.

HP's Staggering $11.2 Billion Deal On Hold--For Now

Posted 11.13.2011 | Technology

LONDON (Reuters) - Hewlett-Packard has extended the deadline for its $11.2 billion takeover of British software company Autonomy, with analysts predic...

Happiness Tied To Choice And Autonomy, Not Money

Psych Central News | Rick Nauert Ph.D. | Posted 08.16.2011 | Healthy Living

By Rick Nauert Ph.D. Study finds that a person's happiness appears to depend more upon the freedom to make choices rather than having money....

Aurasma From Autonomy Could Change the Way We Look at Images and Objects (Video)

Larry Magid | Posted 06.08.2011 | Technology
Larry Magid

As a long-time technology journalist, I'm a bit jaded and rarely get excited about a new product or technology, but when I saw a demonstration of aurasma, from Autonomy, I had to agree that this technology may change the way we look at real-world objects.

Why There's No Success Like Recess

Joe Robinson | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Joe Robinson

Turning your back on play makes about as much sense as swearing off laughing, and it has about the same effect: locking in the overseriousness that reinforces that you are too busy to let your hair down.

Morning in America: If at First You Don't Secede...

Randall Amster | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Randall Amster

Secession may have its virtues, and while the seductive logic of "local control" may have an appeal across the political spectrum, it is equally the case that recent history has not been particularly kind to "breakaway republics."

Out Of Control: Why Adults Need To Lose It More Often

Joe Robinson | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Joe Robinson

Being out of control in the service of learning, fun and growth, oddly enough, places you in control of your life, because you are self-determining its content.

Don't Give Up: Why Effort Is The Key To Satisfaction

Joe Robinson | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Joe Robinson

Effort is your friend. It's the unsung engine of the 40 percent of your potential happiness that you can actually do something about, that's not inherited or the result of circumstantial influences.

Fairness and Equity in Education

Stephen Downes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Stephen Downes

Though we may not always follow it perfectly or completely, we tend to try to make our classrooms fair: fairness in learning, fairness in assessment, fairness in reward.

"Should Black people stop using the N-Word?" Is there a word that's even worse?

Mikhail Lyubansky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Mikhail Lyubansky

Let's face it: YouTube rocks if you know what you're searching for, but if you're just clicking on random links, it's usually a pretty disappointing...

Transcending Ovaries: Toward Male Equality in the Abortion Debate

Jacob M. Appel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jacob M. Appel

In Florida's House of Representatives, Rep. Janet Long opposed a bill that would require women to pay for ultrasounds before an abortion, telling adversaries: "Stand down if you don't have ovaries."

How To Thrive In The Face Of Adversity, Setbacks And Losses

Karen Salmansohn | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Karen Salmansohn

It felt particularly weird to be in a so-called victim position, because I am an optimistic self-help book author, not a helpless little twig being tossed topsy and turvy in the winds of uncontrollable fate.

10 Truths I Wish I'd Known Sooner | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Her friends and family tried to guide her. But it was only through years of rich experience that she grasped the realities of life....

Balanced Life -- Act the Way You Want To Feel

Gretchen Rubin | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Gretchen Rubin

Although we presume that we act because of the way we feel, in fact, we often feel because of the way we act.

Are You Making The Most Of Your Career? (VIDEO)

Anne Naylor | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Anne Naylor

As an employee, you can be fulfilling your own objectives within such an organization -- not just financially but also your personal ethos and values -- the natural drive to make the most of your life.

My Mother, My Daughters, MySelf: Lessons Learned

SaraKay Smullens | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
SaraKay Smullens

If we love our children well others will become even more important to them than we are. In appreciating the necessity of this, we set them free.

Teacher Accountability and Autonomy

Robert Rose | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert Rose

Accountability is only fair and possible when teachers have the freedom, the autonomy, to use all the tools at their disposal in the manner the best serves them and their students

Who Benefits From The Subprime Crisis?

New York Times | Stephen J. Dubner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The parties who are suffering from the subprime crisis are vast and varied, as well as in the newspapers every day. One reason the crisis has gotten s...