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At the Top of My Lungs: Facebook Force Field (Social Media, Social Me)

Jennifer Glass | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Jennifer Glass

When I stumble, there are so many virtual hands to catch me. People come together from all parts of my life to shield me, not from sadness or pain, but from ever feeling that I am going through this alone.

'Community' Is Coming Back

Posted 10.18.2013 | TV

"Community" will return for its fifth season in January, NBC announced Friday. The cult-favorite comedy will premiere with back-to-back episodes on...

CANCELED

The Huffington Post | Laura Prudom | Posted 10.18.2013 | TV

NBC's freshman comedy "Welcome to the Family" has been canceled, HuffPost TV has confirmed. The move comes as part of a schedule shake-up across NBC's...

Getting It Right, Right From the Start

Marian Wright Edelman | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Marian Wright Edelman

Montgomery County achieved many of its successful outcomes for its graduating seniors by deciding from the beginning where they wanted their students to end up as they entered adulthood, and working backwards to build the right path from their earliest years.

Religion at Burning Man

Reverend Dr. Malcolm Clemens Young | Posted 12.18.2013 | Religion
Reverend Dr. Malcolm Clemens Young

In outlandish costumes, creating breathtaking works of art, building friendships we tried to express more completely who we genuinely are. Perhaps for a short time we could even see ourselves and others more clearly as children of God.

5 Ways to Land -- And Stay -- On A Donor's Top-5 List

Gary Laermer | Posted 12.13.2013 | Impact
Gary Laermer

Let's face it. With thousands of organizations competing for donor dollars, it's more important than ever to develop a thoughtful and meaningful rel...

Learning Generosity at Burning Man

Reverend Dr. Malcolm Clemens Young | Posted 12.11.2013 | Religion
Reverend Dr. Malcolm Clemens Young

Burning Man gives me a clearer idea of how to serve in God's kingdom, because God's reign is not just what happens when you die. It is continuous with the way we live right now.

Paget Brewster Has A Brand New Gig

Posted 10.10.2013 | TV

Paget Brewster is heading back to college. The former "Criminal Minds" star will pop up on "Community" in Season 5 ... whenever it premieres on NBC. ...

Why Art Galleries Are Important

Jason Landry | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts
Jason Landry

The gallery model, as we know it, is flawed. Dramatic changes have affected how we view, experience and acquire art. Does anyone else see this, and if so, are you concerned with it?

The Road to Resilience

Amy Spies | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Amy Spies

"Why {are} some people...able to survive the worst and others aren't?" CNN's Anderson Cooper wondered after Cleveland kidnap victim Michelle Knight bravely confronted her adductor Ariel Castro in court.

Disrupting College 2.0

Dr. Carol E. Quillen | Posted 12.08.2013 | College
Dr. Carol E. Quillen

New technologies offer unprecedented opportunities to redefine our role in addressing the range of challenges that we as human beings face. It is our obligation to take up this call for the benefit of our students and our world.

Congress Is a Bad Example

Richard Greenberg | Posted 12.08.2013 | Parents
Richard Greenberg

How do I explain that our elected lawmakers -- the people who are most obligated to believe in the rule of law, and to live within those rules -- are so unwilling to accept their duty that they are shutting down the government just to get their way? What kind of example is that?

Contrasting Two Models of How Places Survive

Charles R. Wolfe | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green
Charles R. Wolfe

The silence of Brovès provided a stark and confounding contrast. I found while photographing the townscape that without its people, the urban form along the highway had little voice. Are there practical lessons from these two models of how a place survives?

Community Defenders Celebrate 4th Anniversary Blockade of Proposed Hydroelectric Project on Oaxacan Coast

Beverly Bell | Posted 01.23.2014 | Latino Voices
Beverly Bell

October 3, 2013 Guest post by Jonathan Treat. Photos are by the author. This post is also available in Spanish. To view this article with pictures c...

Nathan Fillion's Got An Awesome Guest Role

Posted 10.03.2013 | TV

Shiny news, "Community" fans -- Nathan Fillion is set to guest star in the NBC comedy's upcoming Season 5, according to Deadline. The "Castle" and ...

Five Ways A Destination Spa Can Change Your Life ... It Certainly Changed Mine

Sallie Fraenkel | Posted 12.03.2013 | GPS for the Soul
Sallie Fraenkel

All of these things have served to help me become more open-minded, less judgmental and much more balanced. While these intangibles were certainly not conscious reasons for me to go to a spa, I am struck by how transformative my destination spa experiences have been.

Crapping Out in New York: A Sophisticated Argument

Dave Colavito | Posted 11.30.2013 | New York
Dave Colavito

In the weeks remaining until the November election, voters in NY will contemplate whether to amend the state constitution to permit seven commercial casinos. Who could object to: let the people decide.

A Blessing and a Curse

Bill Ayres | Posted 11.26.2013 | Impact
Bill Ayres

We work alongside amazing people who are not just providing food to hungry people but are transforming their communities and the lives of millions through programs that empower people to change an oppressive system.

Psst. I Hear That Gossip Is Not All Bad.

Wray Herbert | Posted 11.25.2013 | Science
Wray Herbert

If you and I are made aware of others past behavior, we can use this knowledge to choose who to do business with in the future -- and to exclude those who have earned a reputation for selfishness and dishonesty.

Laura Prudom

'Community' Season 5 Is 'Sublime'

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Prudom | Posted 09.25.2013 | TV

On a sweltering day in early September, a very unusual awards ceremony was taking place in an abandoned cluster of stores behind the three dollar movi...

Run

Dan Butin | Posted 11.20.2013 | Impact
Dan Butin

The average age of a US Senator is 63. Less than 10 percent of Congress is 40 years old or younger. Yet young adults -- those between 18 and 29 -- make up 30 percent of the voting population. They, literally, cannot envision themselves a part of such a process.

ReThink Review: Thanks For Sharing -- Sex Addiction Goes Mainstream

Jonathan Kim | Posted 11.20.2013 | Entertainment
Jonathan Kim

When I saw the trailer for Thanks For Sharing, I wrote it off as a fluffy ensemble rom-com questionably based in the world of sex addicts in recovery. But I'm happy to admit that I had this movie totally wrong.

Keeping a Dad-to-Be Healthy: Ask Noah

Noah Kass | Posted 09.19.2013 | Healthy Living
Noah Kass

Q: My husband has a terrible history of avoiding doctors. He tells me he'll make an appointment for a physical and then he never does. This has always...

Can Online Communities Be Healing?

Dr. Dean Ornish | Posted 11.19.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Dean Ornish

With everything that you can imagine at our fingertips, many of the social interactions that help tie people together in a community have faded away. Are communities traditionally built on relationships, trust and familiarity a thing of the past?

Engaged Communities Drive Business Growth - Six Success Factors

Vala Afshar | Posted 11.18.2013 | Business
Vala Afshar

Consumers who are passionate about a product, service or brand are online and looking for information to support their needs and interests. With so m...