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A Window Into Mars

Sheyna E. Gifford, MD, MA, MS | Posted 09.24.2016 | Home
Sheyna E. Gifford, MD, MA, MS

If this little device can bring a sky full of stars into my 8 foot by 3 foot bunk on simulated Mars, maybe the right sort of technology can allow the right sort of human to be at ease with few or no true windows to our future worlds.

Controversial 'South Park' Episode Depicts Donald Trump Being Raped And Killed

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 09.24.2015 | Home

"South Park" clearly doesn't respect Donald Trump's authoritah. The show completely ripped on the presidential candidate on Wednesday night and called...

The Present Is a Wonderful Gift: 8 Exercises on How to Discover It

Martín Llorens | Posted 09.23.2016 | Home
Martín Llorens

The following are eight exercises that you can put to practice whenever you want to consciously connect to your present and discover the only reality that truly exist in our lives, the magic behind the power of now.

The Quest for Natural Intelligence in the World

Catherine Cunningham | Posted 09.21.2016 | Home
Catherine Cunningham

Natural Intelligence refers to principles of life and to our lifestyle choices that respect the natural limits and boundaries of earth's resources.

Pope Francis: A Spokesman for Our Planet

Dr. Cristián Samper | Posted 09.22.2016 | Home
Dr. Cristián Samper

When Francis speaks to Congress and the United Nations this week, as he did in Havana recently, this call for all of us to be responsible will no doubt be a part of his message to this country. And the timing is perfect.

Evidence Shows Our Future Is Far Better Than We Think

Dragos Bratasanu | Posted 09.16.2016 | Home
Dragos Bratasanu

The future looks incredible because we are finally reaching the unique point in history when our needs are met by technology and we can start focusing on our passions, on what we most value in life, and also when we are empowered by technology to change the world for the better.

Power vs. Legitimacy: How the NFL and NCAA Have Lost Their Trust

Tyson Hartnett | Posted 09.15.2016 | Home
Tyson Hartnett

The NFL and NCAA have power. Nobody is questioning that. But legitimacy is a question that still needs to be answered. 10, 20, 30 years ago, yes, these two institutions had legitimacy. Things most likely weren't perfect, but there wasn't a public outcry for reform.

Why Every Successful Person Has a Roadmap

Brian de Haaff | Posted 09.15.2016 | Home
Brian de Haaff

If you don't have a roadmap you are likely to suffer. The challenges of life make it easy to lose your way or whip-saw yourself in different directions. And when you do your progress towards your next step and your long-term target will be stunted.

The Seahawks' DJ Is Hesitant to Play Future for Obvious Reasons

The Huffington Post | Erick Fernandez | Posted 09.15.2015 | Home

Songs from Future's album "DS2" have become a staple for any DJ who knows what's good right now. The rapper's rise to mainstream fame has even inspire...

Join Me in Celebrating National Arts in Education Week!

Robert L. Lynch | Posted 09.14.2016 | Home
Robert L. Lynch

Unfortunately, we all know that when school budgets tighten, the arts are the first to go. But when we celebrate, we also bring attention to the decision makers who decide what gets cut. Let's get informed, let's get out there, and let's get some attention.

The Connected Planet and the Future of Business

James Canton | Posted 09.11.2016 | Home
James Canton

How does connectivity create new business or career opportunities for you? How might you capitalize on connectivity-as-a-business model to start up a new venture?

Evolution Will Change How You See the World

Lawrence Rifkin | Posted 09.09.2016 | Home
Lawrence Rifkin

When the idea of evolution sinks in - really sinks in - evolution hits home with power and an emotional rush.

A Game of Thrones World

LJ Charleston | Posted 09.03.2016 | Home
LJ Charleston

For some of us, all that we need to satisfy our shadowy side is a trip to an amusement park so we can scream from a little pink carriage on the Wild Mouse -- but for others, our life experiences have a dark, steamy side.

How Uber Could Be Part of the Solution (Instead of Embroiled in Controversy)

Steven Hill | Posted 09.03.2016 | Home
Steven Hill

Despite the controversies that mar its still-short legacy, the Uber app could end up being a big part of the solution toward modernizing transportation. Stepping back for a second, can we think about what kind of transportation system makes sense, and what would be in the public interest?

Envisioning a Better Future: The Importance of Dreaming

Ryan Herring | Posted 09.01.2016 | Home
Ryan Herring

In the Bible, dreams and visions were often used by God to communicate with people and to reveal God's plan. God utilized this method to create a bridge between the realm of the divine and the realm of flesh. Ultimately, though, Jesus stands in this gap as God made flesh.

Crops Ahoy: Farms That Float

XPRIZE | Posted 08.28.2016 | Home
XPRIZE

No Land? No Problem. If Barcelona-based Forward Thinking Architecture has its way, farms of the future will operate autonomously as they float on the open sea. Stretching eco-friendly concepts to the limit, the ambitious design firm has come up with the idea of Smart Floating Farms.

Lincoln 2.0?

Robert Moran | Posted 08.21.2016 | Home
Robert Moran

Could we ever vote for an Abraham Lincoln 2.0 - an artificial intelligence built to replicate the decision making style of one of our most accomplished Presidents?

Robert Moran | Posted 08.21.2016 | Home
Robert Moran

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Who Says Science Movies Don't Matter?

Deborah Berebichez | Posted 08.21.2016 | Home
Deborah Berebichez

When I was 12, my father took me to The Children's Museum in Mexico City to see a movie that I remember as Planets, Moons and Stars. It was unlike any movie I had seen before. There were no good and bad guys or furry animals -- just colorful spheres.

Will Artificial Intelligence Ever Make Great Art?

Antony Micallef | Posted 08.20.2016 | Home
Antony Micallef

As human beings the one thing that we can rejoice in and take pride in is that no other machine or algorithm in the world would ever understand that it's our very flaws in being human that make us so special and individual.

Synthetic Biology: the Dawn of a New Era

Daniela Quaglia | Posted 08.14.2016 | Home
Daniela Quaglia

Synbio is a broad and quickly expanding community, and the examples I selected are only a few of the major amazing applications developed in recent years. I encourage everyone to expand his/her knowledge and make your own little research into this amazing broad new world of science.

Regrets and What to Do With Them

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 08.13.2016 | Home
Jane Simon, M.D.

Approaching regret from a cognitive point of view, reframing our thoughts from the past to the future, and asking, "What's next?" can also help to process regrets.

Purple Is the New Black

Philip David Morton | Posted 08.01.2016 | Home
Philip David Morton

There are many races on Defiance each with their own language, the Irathians, the Indogene, Liberatas, Sensoths. Defiance brings a whole new universe of conflict and danger.

Spengler's Decline of the West Revisited: Religion to Reason and Back

Robert Orlando | Posted 07.31.2016 | Home
Robert Orlando

Oswald Spengler was neither a religious nor secular historian, a position which in our modern bipolar world would in all probability leave most intellectuals searching for a job or even a room "at the Inn." Yet for thinkers who view culture, politics, AND religion as a "both/and" proposition not an "either/or," history demonstrates a repetitive evolutionary cycle.

Present and Correct?

Hannah Lamarque | Posted 07.29.2016 | Home
Hannah Lamarque

Spending our lives looking to the next generation's future is certainly a responsible and logical way in which to pass our time. It's just that in doing so, we run the risk of overlooking the world in which we are living right now.