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Your Next Bible Will Be A Hologram

Christianity Today | Stephen Smith | Posted 01.27.2015 | Religion

Microsoft this week unveiled HoloLens, an augmented-reality headset that overlays text and images on the real world and, in particular, anchors them t...

If You Upload Your Mind To A Computer, Are You Still You?

Singularity University | Jason Dorrier | Posted 01.26.2015 | World

One of the most mind-bending far future predictions you'll hear from some futurists is this: Eventually, the technology will exist to copy your brain ...

These Kids Will Inherit the Earth

Laura Faye Tenenbaum | Posted 01.22.2015 | Green
Laura Faye Tenenbaum

I know much of that impact isn't going to occur during my lifetime, but will be passed forward to future generations, including this generation in front of me today.

The Passion Myth: Why Teens Struggle to Find Their Purpose in Life

Todd Kestin | Posted 01.22.2015 | Parents
Todd Kestin

It seems you can't look, listen, or feel for sixty seconds without seeing, hearing, or bumping into the word. It's always and it's everywhere, popping onto the covers of countless magazines, serving as the subject of countless books, and springing from the lips of countless teachers and speakers. It's the focus of adulthood and the goal of adolescence.

This Could Be the Future of Cruising

Cruiseline.com | Posted 01.12.2015 | Travel
Cruiseline.com

While we're excited by the innovations on new ships like Quantum of the Seas, it's hard not to wonder how dramatically different cruise ships will look 50 years from now.

Want To Have A Successful Year? Reflect On The Past

Tasha Eurich, Ph.D. | Posted 01.10.2015 | Healthy Living
Tasha Eurich, Ph.D.

Ironically, as we look ahead to the new year, drawing from our past can help us achieve our goals and live a happier, more fulfilling life.

The Journey of Being Brave

Ashley Ballou-Bonnema | Posted 01.09.2015 | Healthy Living
Ashley Ballou-Bonnema

For now, I am celebrating all the good, the pain, the laughter, and all the tears of yesterday. Tomorrow begins another beautiful day in my unique life. Here's to each day that calls upon us to be brave, courageous, and share love unconditionally.

Your Brain 2.0

Faith Popcorn | Posted 01.09.2015 | Business
Faith Popcorn

The latest prediction from Faith Popcorn's BrainReserve Change is accelerating all around us, from technology to transportation, from medicine to mar...

A TEDx Talk Celebrating Scientists and Exploring the Technological Future of Beauty

Zoltan Istvan | Posted 01.08.2015 | Impact
Zoltan Istvan

It also discusses the future of beauty as we progress into a more technologically advanced and digital world. Here's the condensed version of the second half of the speech.

Polls of Future Past: A History of Public Expectations for the Future of Science

Kathleen Weldon | Posted 01.13.2015 | Science
Kathleen Weldon

Science fiction sometimes barely beats out science fact as technological advancements rapidly transform the world. But the changes that are anticipated aren't always the ones that arrive. Here's a look back at what the polls tell us the public has expected from scientific progress -- and how often they've been disappointed.

This Is What 2015 Will Look Like According To 'Back To The Future'

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 01.02.2015 | Entertainment

Now that it's 2015, there's one question that's on everyone's mind: Where is my hoverboard? "Back to the Future Part II" definitely filled our head...

How I Brought Positive Balance to 2014, One of the Worst Years of My Life

Mercedes Maidana | Posted 12.30.2014 | Healthy Living
Mercedes Maidana

Do I dare say it was one of the worst years of my life? Actually, 2014 was one of the richer years of my life. Despite the pain, hardship and sorrow that I went through this year, I also found joy, freedom, completion and fulfillment.

What I Learned From My First Semester in College

David Ongchoco | Posted 12.29.2014 | College
David Ongchoco

My first semester at the University of Pennsylvania has just ended. I'm flying back home, and I don't know what to think. It's been such a journey from the moment I stepped on campus all the way to today.

The Taliban in the Self

Rev. Jeff Hood | Posted 12.21.2014 | Religion
Rev. Jeff Hood

How many children has our greed killed? How many children grow up without proper education? How many children are subjected to the slow deaths of racism, homophobia and sexism? How many children are dead because of our thirst for guns and violence? The questions can go on and on.

The 8 Most Game-Changing Innovations Of 2014

Singularity University | Jason Dorrier | Posted 12.17.2014 | World

As the year draws to a close, it’s worth glancing over our shoulder. What technologies and themes were brightest in 2014? Read on. (And keep in ...

Five Future Predictions That Will Leave You Reeling

Ella Jameson | Posted 12.15.2014 | Weird News
Ella Jameson

While skeptics may put it down to chance or informed guesswork, believers insist that these predictions are proof of the higher brain power that many humans apparently possess.

Using Blue Tech to Save Our Water

Daniel Burrus | Posted 12.10.2014 | Business
Daniel Burrus

Successful innovators are the people who see a demand before it arises and develop the technology required to meet it. Certain demands may seem to ari...

Hey Millennials! 8 Important Financial Tips from Your Future Self

Jerry Patterson | Posted 12.09.2014 | Money
Jerry Patterson

If you could go back 30 years and give yourself one piece of advice regarding retirement planning, what would you say?

Uncertainty Is All Around Us

Susan Kaufman | Posted 01.11.2015 | College
Susan Kaufman

I have watched fear keep people from pursuing their own passions, from opening up to others and from letting love in. I, too, have let this fear harness me, and I have let complacency satisfy me. But this Thanksgiving has reminded me that there is beauty in the vast unknown.

A Brain Implant That Registers Trauma Could Help Prevent Rape and Violent Crime -- So Why Don't We Have It Yet?

Zoltan Istvan | Posted 12.03.2014 | Technology
Zoltan Istvan

All things considered, the trauma alert implant sounds like a sensible and impressive thing. So why don't we have them yet?

The Future Of Elevators Looks Pretty Awesome

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 12.03.2014 | HuffPost Home

People spend a LOT of time in elevators and, over the years, that time can really add up. If you work in an office building in New York, for example, ...

Happy Thinks-giving

Steven Crandell | Posted 01.26.2015 | Technology
Steven Crandell

Here's an idea. This year, turn Thanksgiving into Thinks-giving. Unplug. Yup. The whole day without digital engagement. No screens. No big balloon parades. No football.

A Stanford University Debate: Transhumanism vs. Anarcho-Primitivism

Zoltan Istvan | Posted 01.20.2015 | Technology
Zoltan Istvan

Last Saturday night at Stanford University, I had the honor of publicly debating the world's leading anarcho-primitivist philosopher John Zerzan. As a transhumanist, I differ from Zerzan on just about every topic.

Be An Entrepreneur In Your Life: 4 Ways To 'Startup' Your Ambitions

Allie Armitage | Posted 11.17.2014 | Business
Allie Armitage

The problem with finding an inspiring career is that, from the outside, it seems like whim, luck and 'who you know.' But the good news is there is actually a process to navigate a seemingly impossible task -- and -- it can be fun.

What Worries Me About Being Part Of This Tech-Obsessed Generation

Cailin Loesch | Posted 01.14.2015 | Teen
Cailin Loesch

It occurred to me that my dad has experienced life like I will never know it, and that I have experienced life like my children will never know. It's not just technology that's changing, either: it's our way of living.