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More than 18 Million Jobs Needed!

Masood Ahmed | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Masood Ahmed

For the six oil-importing countries in the Middle East and North Africa region--Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco, Syria, and Tunisia--high unemployment...

Apps for Development, not Destruction (VIDEO)

Kate Otto | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Kate Otto

The World Bank recently launched the "Apps for Development Competition" in order to connect the word's best and the brightest minds at the intersection of software development and poverty-alleviation efforts.

Rod Kurtz

Ask Rod, Episode 19: Times Square Takeover! | Rod Kurtz | Posted 10.13.2011 | Small Business

Executive Editor Rod Kurtz heads to the "Crossroads of the World" to field questions about retail, customer service and inventions. The pigeons don't ...

Why Letterman and Leno might want to be BFFs

Dr. Irene S. Levine | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Irene S. Levine

Close friendships among business competitors can actually result in enhanced profitability, according to a new report from researchers at the BI Norwe...

Editrix Showdown!

Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

Last week, The Guardian published a story about Tina Brown's interest in acquiring Newsweek, claiming the move was fueled by Brown's rivalry with Aria...

A 21st Century Classroom Competition

Susan Sawyers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Susan Sawyers

This month, SLATE invites the public to rethink classroom design and submit ideas in a competition to build a better fifth-grad classroom.

Rubbernecking: Project Runway Episode 10, "There's A Pattern Here"

Holly Cara Price | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Holly Cara Price

This particular episode turned the entire season around for quite a few reasons. With only seven designers left, we're extremely close to the end of S...

Rubbernecking: Project Runway, Episode 9 "Race to the Finish"

Holly Cara Price | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Holly Cara Price

As we rejoin the remaining eight, Gretchen shares that not having Michael D there makes it feel more like a competition, as he was well-liked.

How Sweet It Is: Kings of Pastry

Kristin McCracken | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Kristin McCracken

It may not sound like your typical thriller: a labor of love documentary about 16 pastry chefs who have risen to the top of their field, invited to compete against themselves.

World's Most Challenging Competition Shakes Earth to Its Core

Brett Greene | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Brett Greene

The "Race to the Core" competition is an Olympic-style battle of the minds where individual countries will field teams to send scientific probes 3,950 miles straight down to the center of the earth.

Rubbernecking: Project Runway Episode 5, "There is an 'I' in Team"

Holly Cara Price | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Holly Cara Price

April and Peach have formed an alliance which, I have to admit, is touching. In real life, would these two even look at each other on the street? Ah, Reality TV: breaker-down of age and culture barriers!

COMPETITIVE ART: Fight! Fight! Fight! Why Artists Must Be Rivals | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

Why do critics insist on comparing one artist with another? More to the point -- why do I do it so obsessively? I have just published a review of two ...

Bay Area Rappers Return to NYC Looking For a Win

Len Hollie | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Len Hollie

Young Bari, a San Francisco Bay Area rapper is a charismatic crowd pleaser, full of motion and a confident performer in front of the camera.

Mobile Momentum: The Proof Is in the Numbers

Jonathan Spalter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jonathan Spalter

As the mercury rises in the nation's capital, it's important that cooler heads prevail when it comes to the flexibility and dynamism that have truly connected the nation to the opportunities and innovation made possible by the mobile Internet.

Find Your Mom Zone This Mother's Day

Heather Cabot | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Heather Cabot

As we head into Mother's Day weekend, it's a also good time to remind ourselves to filter out the "perfect mom" messages we get from the world around us. As Manhattan life coach Rebecca Rodskog tells her clients, ditch the "shoulds."


Tamsin Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Tamsin Smith

Turning a little jujitsu on chaos theory, a community of game-change agents is rewriting the rules of social and environmental innovation. Myoo Creat...

Then There Were Three

Dr. Philip Neches | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Dr. Philip Neches

Will the United Continental merger help the industry overcome a trail of losses dating back to the Reagan era? I doubt it. Why? Because airline deregulation was based on a flawed premise.

Rod Kurtz

Ask Rod, Episode 7: How Do I Fight Off The Big Guys? | Rod Kurtz | Posted 01.26.2012 | Small Business

Executive Editor Rod Kurtz explains how to take on big competitors, where to find cheap talent, and why he's not on Team Edward or Team Jacob....

When Life Loses Meaning for Our Young: Healthy Competition and Balance

SaraKay Smullens | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
SaraKay Smullens

Again and again in my hours with college and grad students I learn of families who stressed excellence in achievement above all else.

On the Moral Depravity of Capitalism in 21 Tweets

Cynthia Boaz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Cynthia Boaz

I've thought a lot about it & have concluded that market capitalism is actually conducive to evil. It's not just a talking point.

Sorry, Big Doesn't Get the Job Done!

Richard Laermer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Richard Laermer

The CEO of a fast-growing software company recently smacked me with a question: Why should he hire RLM PR, a 13-person firm, instead of a so-called na...

Break up the meatpacker-retailer cartel

Mike Callicrate | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Mike Callicrate

Federal action needed to restore domestic food system The last thirty years have been tough times for independent livestock producers. For decades...

DK Matai | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
DK Matai

Editor's Note: This post has been removed from the Huffington Post....

U.S. Pole Dance Federation Championship 2010

Diane Passage | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Diane Passage

With all the recent hype surrounding various pole dance organizations' efforts to get pole dance approved as an Olympic sport, I asked founder Anna Grundstrom if this was a goal for the USPDF.

Which Nonprofits Are Best Serving and Empowering Women?

Halle Tecco | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Halle Tecco

GreatNonprofits and GuideStar have launched the 2010 Women's Empowerment Campaign, encouraging the public to help them compile a list of the top-rated nonprofits promoting women's empowerment.