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'Corporate Responsibility' Has to Get Personal to Have Meaning

Cindi Bigelow | Posted 11.11.2013 | Impact
Cindi Bigelow

As CEO of a family-owned business, I believe that a company can only do well by doing good. Clearly, we can never forget that we have an obligation to the communities where we live and work.

Being Nice, an Endangered Virtue

Cindi Bigelow | Posted 09.18.2013 | Parents
Cindi Bigelow

"What do you want your kids to be?" I asked. "Doctors? Lawyers? Investment bankers?" And I could see heads nodding in agreement around the room, at least until I threw them a curve ball and asked, "How many of you said in your minds, 'I want my kids to be NICE?'"

It Is Time to Act for the Future

Rick Tumlinson | Posted 03.05.2013 | Science
Rick Tumlinson

Our goal is nothing less than the human breakout into space, the expansion of human civilization and the life of Earth beyond our world, to all worlds and all places in between.

A United Vision for Space

Rick Tumlinson | Posted 05.02.2012 | Science
Rick Tumlinson

It is time to declare that the goal of the United States in space is the settlement of the solar system, from low Earth orbit to the Moon and Mars.

Big Ideas in Small Times

Rick Tumlinson | Posted 04.01.2012 | Science
Rick Tumlinson

Crazy may not be the one who says the sun is the center of the solar system, the Earth is round and someday people might fly. It may be those who laugh at such words whose minds are lost.

NewSpace to the Rescue for the Space Station

Rick Tumlinson | Posted 10.28.2011 | Technology
Rick Tumlinson

It is absurd that more then 50 years into the age of human spaceflight, the entire world depends on one launch system to get people to and from space.

The Surprising Economics Of Tea

WalletPop | Barbara Thau | Posted 05.28.2011 | Business

Consumption of this 5,000-year-old beverage has been on a steady rise: Indeed, 2009 was the 18th consecutive year that consumer purchases of tea incre...

Missing from Hurt Locker Shout-Outs: Iraqis?

Barry Yourgrau | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Barry Yourgrau

In accepting the Best Original Screenplay for Hurt Locker last night, Mark Boal said: "I would also like to thank and dedicate this to the troops, th...