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Dan Price, Don Quixote and the Surprising Intelligence of a $70,000 Minimum Wage

Marcy Syms | Posted 04.29.2015 | Business
Marcy Syms

We share Rush Limbaugh's fantasy that one day Dan Price's decision to drastically cut his own pay will be written up as a case study for MBA students. The difference is that we hope that it will be taught as an example of visionary leadership in the face of seemingly impossible odds.

How the Law of Gravity Can Help Your Marketing

Ira Kalb | Posted 04.07.2015 | Business
Ira Kalb

If you can apply the concept of gravitation to your marketing efforts, you are likely to shorten the distance between you and your customers, increase the mass impact of your company and products, and exponentially increase the positive force you exert on the marketplace.

Astronaut Masterminds A Way To Eat A Cheeseburger In Space

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 03.05.2015 | Taste

Dream big.

Gaining New Perspectives

Tyler Lewis | Posted 04.12.2015 | College
Tyler Lewis

Some lessons can be taught by wise people, and others have to be learned from making mistakes. Learning to appreciate the things that can easily become expected, is the latter.

How the SAG Awards Predict the Oscars

Ben Zauzmer | Posted 03.29.2015 | Entertainment
Ben Zauzmer

Everyone seems to be lining up to honor Alejandro Iñárritu's film in the month leading up to the Oscars. But does that mean the race is over? The math suggests it is not.

Vanishing Star Helps Astronomers See Space-Time Warp

The Huffington Post | David Freeman | Posted 01.13.2015 | Science

It's not easy to weigh a star, but an international team of astronomers has done just that. In fact, they've measured the masses of both stars in ...

Gravity Is a B*tch

Stacie Huckeba | Posted 01.12.2015 | Healthy Living
Stacie Huckeba

Like Newton's Apple, gravity just is. What goes up will come down. Everything falls. Your face will fall, the leaves will fall, buildings will crumble...

Interstellar

Dwight Brown | Posted 01.05.2015 | Entertainment
Dwight Brown

The script, by director/writer Christopher Nolan and his brother, writer Jonathan Nolan, doesn't let the film get off the ground, literally, for 50 minutes. It meticulously, laboriously sets up the backstory and the reason why a trip to outer space is a do-or-die mission.

Movie Review: 'Interstellar' or Star Bores?

Brandon Judell | Posted 01.04.2015 | Entertainment
Brandon Judell

Just when we thought we could wait no longer, director Christopher Nolan has supplied the world with another prolonged, at times nearly bewildering sci-fi adventure that will bear repeated viewings by viewers who are unemployed and have little else to do.

Interstellar: The Gravity of Love

Lisa Kaas Boyle | Posted 01.04.2015 | Entertainment
Lisa Kaas Boyle

In Interstellar, an ambitious, thrilling, emotional though bumpy sci-fi trip through space and time, Christopher Nolan focuses his lens on two powerful forces: gravity and love. The film begins with an extended set up in the-not-so-distant-future to show us that our planet is dying.

The Reykjavik International Film Festival Is the Tectonic Meeting Point of European and American Indie Cinema

James Marshall Crotty | Posted 12.09.2014 | Entertainment
James Marshall Crotty

Whether you are looking to write, scout or shoot (the Icelandic Film Centre offers a 20 percent rebate if you meet certain "cultural criteria"), put Reykjavik and RIFF in your filmmaking bucket list.

Movie Review: Tracks

Marshall Fine | Posted 11.17.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

In Tracks, Mia Wasikowska plays a young woman who decides to do what no woman has done before her: She will walk halfway across Australia, beginning in desolate Alice Springs and traversing 1,700 miles of desert and wasteland, walking to the ocean on the island continent's west coast.

Myths of Physics: 2. Gravity Is Much Weaker Than Electromagnetism

Victor Stenger | Posted 10.26.2014 | Science
Victor Stenger

Gravity is so weak at the atomic and subatomic level because the masses of atoms and subatomic particles are so small. It is strong on the planetary scale because the masses of planets are so large.

Besson's Lucy & The Abrogation of The Pandora, Eve Myths + Guardians of The Galaxy = $1B + An Early Guess On the Best Original Song Oscar-Winner (VIDEO)

Michael Vazquez | Posted 10.04.2014 | Entertainment
Michael Vazquez

Perhaps Lucy's most intriguing theme is that of Feminine stewardship of Knowledge in the face of crisis for a world too-far-gone. Plus, Groot is the n...

Why Everyone Loves America's Sweetheart Sandra Bullock On Her 50th

High50 | Posted 09.25.2014 | Fifty
High50

At 50, the Oscar-winning actress is funny, beautiful, hot, talented and has Hollywood eating out of the palm of her hand. High50's Alexa Baracaia looks at why everyone loves America's sweetheart, Sandra Bullock.

Gravity Explained, In One Simple Video

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 07.22.2014 | Science

Albert Einstein once described gravity as the warping of space and time in his theory of general relativity. But what exactly does that mean? YouT...

Here's What A Cosmic Tug-Of-War Is Doing To The Moon

Space.com | Kelly Dickerson | Posted 06.18.2014 | Science

Earth's gravitational pull is so powerful that it creates a small bulge on the surface of the moon. For the first time, scientists have observed this...

8 Hollywood Hits That Are Actually Terribly Overrated

The Huffington Post | Posted 06.12.2014 | Entertainment

Recently, HuffPost Entertainment presented a list of so-called terrible movies that we simply adore. Now we're flipping the coin to tear down champion...

Upcoming Award Show -- Honoring Celebrities: Film and Television

Pamela Glasner | Posted 08.11.2014 | Entertainment
Pamela Glasner

Question: What do science fiction, fantasy and horror have in common? Answer: they are the genres honored annually, for the past four decades, by the Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror Films.

Here's Everything Wrong With 'Gravity' As Told By Neil deGrasse Tyson

The Huffington Post | Ryan Kristobak | Posted 06.03.2014 | Entertainment

Astrophysicist and "Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey" host Neil deGrasse Tyson was quick to point out the inaccuracies of "Gravity" on his Twitter account ...

Exploring the Invisible

Dr. Sten Odenwald | Posted 07.23.2014 | Science
Dr. Sten Odenwald

Much of modern physics has been about exploring inherently invisible things, which seem to be far more common than the obvious things we experience with our senses. Yet these invisible things follow rigorous laws that allow us to test their existence in many ways. Here is a very short list of some of the "invisible" things that we routinely work with.

Talking With Director Steven Knight About His Innovative and Enthralling Film Locke

Govindini Murty | Posted 07.08.2014 | Entertainment
Govindini Murty

Locke is a must-see for anyone who believes that human character is still the most compelling subject of the cinema.

'Gravity' Director Wades Into Mexico's Energy Reform

AP | Posted 07.06.2014 | Green

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Oscar-winning director Alfonso Cuaron published another full-page newspaper ad in Mexican newspapers on Monday asking the preside...

Physicists Use Neutrons To Test Newton's Laws

natureheader | Elizabeth Gibney | Posted 04.21.2014 | Science

When a tennis ball bounces off the ground, you could be forgiven for thinking its movement is smooth. But this is just an illusion. The ball is consta...

Toward a Quantum Theory of Gravity? (Part 1)

Mario Livio | Posted 06.16.2014 | Science
Mario Livio

If confirmed, the recently detected potential ripples from the Big Bang represent an imprint on the cosmic microwave background by gravitational waves. Those gravitational waves are produced through a quantum process, providing, for the first time (again, if confirmed), evidence that gravity is governed by quantum mechanics. This point cannot be overemphasized.