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This House Believes The Only Limit To Female Success Is Female Ambition

The Cambridge Union Society | Posted 03.26.2012 | UK Universities & Education
The Cambridge Union Society

We've been gently tapping at the glass ceiling for too long. It's time for women to take bold action to achieve a real change. It's time for us to regain our confidence and ambition and ensure that there is no limit to female success.

PHOTOS: 'Treasure Trove' Of Fossils Collected By Darwin Found

AP/The Huffington Post | CASSANDRA VINOGRAD | Posted 03.18.2012 | Science

LONDON -- British scientists have found scores of fossils the great evolutionary theorist Charles Darwin and his peers collected but that had been los...

The Joy of Finding Out

Zoe P. Strassfield | Posted 02.17.2012 | College
Zoe P. Strassfield

The focus of Dr. Coleman's presentation was life aboard the International Space Station, from washing her hair (it's hard when water, like everything else, floats!) to the differences between modules built by different countries

Out My Window, To The World... Above?

Zoe P. Strassfield | Posted 12.29.2011 | College
Zoe P. Strassfield

After the presentation, we were allowed to ask Dr. Patrick questions. Mine was simple: "Since you're so involved with creating new spacecraft, what about the future of human spaceflight most excites you?"

Unprecedented Loan Of Louvre's 'Second Most Important Painting'

The Guardian | Mark Brown, Arts Correspondent | Posted 12.06.2011 | Arts

It was, Timothy Potts admits, an audacious request to the Louvre: that it lend what is arguably its second most important painting to the Fitzwilliam ...

Buck Wolf

WATCH: Nobel Prize Winners Get Silly -- It's Ig Nobel Time | Buck Wolf | Posted 11.29.2011 | Weird News

Can a strong urge to urinate impair your ability to drive? Is yawning contagious? Will motorists stop double-parking if you threaten to flatten their ...

"The Weddings of the Century"

Jerry Zezima | Posted 08.29.2011 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

Prince William and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge St. James's Palace Chapel Royal, Cleveland Row London, England SW1A 1DH Dear William and Kate: I a...

The Best Ice Cream Spots In The Country

Food & Wine | Posted 09.16.2011 | Home
Food & Wine

Ice cream shops and parlors across America are offering incredible takes on the quintessential summer dessert. Here, Food & Wine presents 25 of the na...

Students Automatically Enrolled in AP, IB and Cambridge Programs

Posted 08.02.2011 | Education

One Washington school district has taken a giant leap this year in pushing students to take college preparatory courses. Starting in fall 2010, all s...

Is It Possible To Live To 1,000?

Vicky Collins | Posted 07.19.2011 | Healthy Living
Vicky Collins

Want to live to be a thousand years old? It's not far-fetched at all if you ask theoretician and geneticist Aubrey de Grey.

Royal Observations From the Curb: The Crowds, the Gown, the Crown!

Lisa Mirza Grotts | Posted 07.06.2011 | Style
Lisa Mirza Grotts

The Windsors have tied the knot yet again. But the wedding of this century has turned out to be very different from the one in 1981 when Prince Charles wed Lady Diana Spencer.

Racy Ski Trip Lands Oxford And Cambridge Students In Hot Water

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

The antics of Oxford and Cambridge University students on a recent ski trip to France have cost them their future corporate sponsorship, according to ...

Questioning Google's Deal With ITA -- as a Former Regulator

Pamela Jones Harbour | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Pamela Jones Harbour

Google's proposed acquisition of ITA and potential dominance in the online travel market raises substantial questions I would ask as a former antitrust regulator.

Cambridge Students Take Club Drug For Research Purposes

Telegraph | Murray Wardrop | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

The experiments, carried out by the Department of Psychiatry, were designed to investigate treatment methods for schizophrenia. People suffering fr...

Desperate For Holiday Gift Ideas? Try Online Auctions For Charity

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Trolling eBay for holiday deals? You may want to try out a different site this season, which uses online auctions to raise money for schools and nonpr...

On the Trail of Annie Oakley in Cambridge, Maryland

Susan Dormady Eisenberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Susan Dormady Eisenberg

On Maryland's quaint eastern shore in the city of Cambridge stands the only surviving residence of American sharpshooter, Annie Oakley.

Celebrate Urban Agriculture

Nathan Havey | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Nathan Havey

Urban agriculture is a growing part of the movement for people to get back in touch with the origins of their food.

Spices Chefs Love to Use

Find. Eat. Drink. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Find. Eat. Drink.

Whether it's adding taste, texture or intensity of character, spices are an essential element to a dish. We asked eight chefs to name their favorite s...

Apple Effect and Other Stories

Brian Dickie | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Brian Dickie

The mystery store on North Avenue and Halsted has been unveiled and opens on Saturday, to teeming throngs no doubt. All thee roads around the immedia...


Michelle Edgar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Michelle Edgar

The week of violinist Charlie Siem's Carnegie Hall performance, Music Unites will host a ticketed benefit concert with the British virtuoso at SPiN NY...

If This Were Your Life, Would You Consider It "Relatively Narrow"?

Bella DePaulo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bella DePaulo

You may want to skim this list before reading the Washington Post's summary of its story: "Kagan has many achievements, but her world has been relatively narrow."

Crumbs of Wisdom from The Bread of Angels

Jan McGirk | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Jan McGirk

The complex emotional struggles that Saldana recounts in a vivid memoir of her year as a Fulbright scholar in Syria, hooked the imagination of this cynical former Middle East reporter.

Once the Butterflies Have Settled

Zaina Arafat | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Zaina Arafat

Passion dies; butterflies flutter away, and they're meant to. Who could live with constant excitement and unease? Sometimes the comfort of routine is necessary for real life to take place.

'Spenser' novelist Robert B. Parker dies at age 77 | | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Read More: Cambridge, Home News

Ambulance was sent to his home in Cambridge for reports of a sudden death,...

Lifelog: New Camera ViconRevue Promises To Catch Your Whole Life On Camera

New Scientist | Kurt Kleiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Lifelog: New Camera ViconRevue Promises To Catch Your Whole Life On Camera...