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Dark Matter And The Dinosaurs

Lisa Randall | Posted 11.01.2015 | Science
Lisa Randall

Though both dark matter and dinosaurs are independently fascinating, you might reasonably assume that this unseen physical substance and this popular biological icon are entirely unrelated. And this might well be the case. But the Universe is by definition a single entity and in principle its components interact.

Why Google's Plan to Blanket Wilderness With Wi-Fi Is a Bad Idea

The Conversation US | Posted 10.28.2015 | Technology
The Conversation US

Shouldn't there be places in the world where cellphones, tablets and other high-tech pieces of modern communications are off-limits and their use curtailed to emergencies only?

Selfie-Centered: You're (Sort of) in My Thoughts

Maria Rodale | Posted 10.16.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Renee James, humorist and blogger Not long ago, I noticed a trend in my neighborhood shopping areas: Card/gift stores that had bee...

5 Secrets to Making College Friendships Last a Lifetime

Avelist | Posted 10.13.2015 | College

I hoped the end of college wouldn't signal the end of college friendships but I knew that life would move on. But I'm happy to say that although our lives are different and our daily interactions have changed, I still call them my best friends, and we still walk through life together.

Want to Build Relationships? Start by Serving Others

Sar Haribhakti | Posted 09.04.2015 | Business
Sar Haribhakti

My personal mantra for networking (read it as connecting) is adding net value to people around you and your communities without any ulterior motives. Such graciousness sets you up for accomplishments and satisfaction in both personal and professional spheres in the long run.

Speculation & Circus: A Conversation with Erika Swyler

Brandi Megan Granett | Posted 08.07.2015 | Books
Brandi Megan Granett

Erika Swyler's debut novel, The Book of Speculation, tells the story of a family haunted by their mother's past. As Simon learns more about his mother's life both inside and outside of the circus, he comes to view his family gifted with ability to hold their breath like sea creatures and see the past and future through the tarot to be both incredibly susceptible to death in the water and lacking insight into their own conditions.

A Sister Kissed Her

Robbi Rucker | Posted 07.07.2015 | Women
Robbi Rucker

I can be seen as a "cancer patient going through chemotherapy" yet this is not what this story is about -- it's about love. It's not about current conventional medical treatments, side effects, limitations or miracles. It's about sister magic.

7 Ways to Cultivate Your Curiosity

Jacqueline Whitmore | Posted 05.27.2015 | Healthy Living
Jacqueline Whitmore

Whatever your preference, if you want to keep your mind sharp, it's important to constantly find ways to exercise your curiosity. Here are a few ideas to consider.

Holding Hands With A Stranger

Amanda Yuill | Posted 05.04.2015 | Healthy Living
Amanda Yuill

We spend a lot of our lives surrounded by people we don't know, and it can be easy to forget that every single person in the crowd has a rich and complex story of existence. And every single person craves connection and belonging. At some times more than others.

Lessons in Managing from the Holidays

David Sable | Posted 06.06.2015 | Business
David Sable

Every once in a while it's worth remembering that while our skills apply to all facets of our lives, we cannot forget to apply the human side as well.

Cultural Diversity + Children Inspiration = Human Connection Beyond Stories

Karthik Rajan | Posted 06.01.2015 | Business
Karthik Rajan

In life, we tread through many observations. We remember some and we recall few. My observation is that the stories within books, and movies have a high recall rate as they connect with me as a person.

9 Characteristics of a Good Mentoring Relationship

Rajesh Setty | Posted 04.14.2015 | Business
Rajesh Setty

I have awesome mentors that inspire me and hold me accountable and I also happen to have awesome mentees who are enthusiastic about learning and are like my extended family.

Sex Not Food

Maria Rodale | Posted 04.13.2015 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

Sex, not food? What, I'm sure you're wondering, is Maria going to be talking about now? Allow me to explain. I love food. I am a food blogger, amon...

The Spirit and Roots of Generosity and Miserliness

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 03.07.2015 | Healthy Living
Jane Simon, M.D.

Generosity is a state of mind that goes beyond the possession of money and material goods and relates to feelings of abundance from positive connections. To own an authentic sense of generosity is a gift we give ourselves.

Are You Connection Worthy? Managing Your LinkedIn Presence

Intern Queen Campus Ambassadors | Posted 02.01.2015 | College
Intern Queen Campus Ambassadors

By following these basic tips you will be not only be looking more professional, but acting more professional. Your network will expand properly and you will definitely be the connection worth having on LinkedIn!

The Benefits of Curiosity: 5 Ways to Ignite and Nurture Your Curiosity

Adrienne Partridge, Ph.D | Posted 02.01.2015 | Healthy Living
Adrienne Partridge, Ph.D

One of the most valuable assets of curiosity is its ability to seek to understand another person -- fully and truly -- without judgment. I find that the most open and least judgmental people are curious.

It's a Small World After All - and We're All Connected

The University of Central Florida Forum | Posted 01.19.2015 | College
The University of Central Florida Forum

Walt Disney sped up the tempo from the original version and made it more cheery, but it is arguably a simple message that we continue to strive for decades later.

Attachments and Connections to Ourselves and Our World

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 11.08.2014 | Healthy Living
Jane Simon, M.D.

Attachments and connections change throughout our lives. The quality of flexibility helps us adjust to our evolving selves and the world.

Realizing 'The One' Isn't

Rachel Bass | Posted 11.05.2014 | Women
Rachel Bass

Life can be the journey you want it to be, and it's ok to realize that the path you believed was your destiny isn't. In the moment, it's hard to comprehend, but when we work on ourselves, all we can do is put our faith in fate and believe that one day, "the one" is.

Permanent Temporary Connections

Craig Ing | Posted 10.04.2014 | Healthy Living
Craig Ing

At every event, when there is a common connection, people are more open to engage, interact and communicate.

Defining Our Role in Social Media

Gil Laroya | Posted 09.17.2014 | Technology
Gil Laroya

Social Media is so ingrained into our collective lives that many of us would feel lost without it. But what is the role of a social media citizen? Just like in real life, it depends on what you do with it.

Why Being The Most Connected Is A Vanity Metric

Michael D. Simmons | Posted 07.09.2014 | Small Business
Michael D. Simmons

Being deeply connected and respected while having a high status in a single network feels good.

6 Ways to Make Summer Count For Your Job Search

Val Matta | Posted 09.06.2014 | Business
Val Matta

Summer is all about fun and relaxation, so make sure you enjoy it. But don't forget it's also a great time to build your network and possibly find your next job opportunity.

The Missed Technology of People Networks

Gil Laroya | Posted 08.27.2014 | Business
Gil Laroya

In today's career-minded individual, social networks are a big part of culture. Social networks are the bridge between human interaction and technical...

Through the Winter, 5 More Things I Have Learned From Downsizing Our Lives

Julie Kantor | Posted 06.08.2014 | Healthy Living
Julie Kantor

I shared seven months ago (Part 1) that we downsized from a 4 bedroom home to a two bedroom apartment rental last August and the excitement, joy and ...