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Cargo Pants, Who Invented the Computer and Other Noteworthy Fripperies

Tom Alderman | Posted 06.08.2016 | Media
Tom Alderman

Cargo pants can be hazardous to your life. Once the go-to pants for men who don't carry purses -- cargo pants are a problem for a growing segment of boomers and geezers.

Are You Willing to Fail Your Way to Success?

Siobhan Kukolic | Posted 05.10.2016 | Good News
Siobhan Kukolic

Theodore Roosevelt once said, "Far better is it to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though checkered by failure... than to rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy nor suffer much, because they live in a gray twilight that knows not victory nor defeat."

The Anxious Middle Class

Peter A. Georgescu | Posted 03.02.2016 | Business
Peter A. Georgescu

Government can be the partner of business, not the enemy, but the private sector doesn't need to wait for help. It can bring about an economic revival all on its own.

The First Mr. Safety

Bill Couzens | Posted 02.16.2016 | Healthy Living
Bill Couzens

To protect the next generation, maybe now it is time to look back to previous generations for the practical good sense that protected and saved lives. My great grandfather did it with cars and today we can all have a role in protecting our families and communities.

The Secret to Getting Started!

Susie Moore | Posted 02.08.2016 | Healthy Living
Susie Moore

Let's not over-complicate, over-discuss this too much. People spend years thinking and planning and talking but rarely doing.

CES 2016 Las Vegas: Sin City Meets Yoga Girl

Christine Martitz | Posted 01.26.2016 | Healthy Living
Christine Martitz

Caesars Palace, Las Vegas, NV (photo courtesy Christine Martitz) With a touch of a button, a swipe of the finger, we crave instant gratification. Eve...

In The 'Hour Late' (Joe Webster 4)

Jon Horford | Posted 01.13.2016 | Arts
Jon Horford

A weekly blog intended to share and preserve the most valued life lessons from the minds of the most experienced among us. The "hour late" represents the later stages of life. I will be speaking with people in their 70's and older, to find out what they think is important and worth passing on to future generations.

The So-Called 'War On Christmas' Dates Back To The Days Of Henry Ford

The Huffington Post | Ryan Buxton | Posted 12.10.2015 | HuffPost Live 321

As illustrated by the recent controversy about Starbucks' holiday cups and their lack of Christmas imagery, the idea of a "War on Christmas" is alive ...

Rise of the Machines: Robots and the New World of Work

Philip Jennings | Posted 11.23.2015 | Technology
Philip Jennings

It won't be long before robots have the cognitive skills to think, act and react like humans. What does a new species mean to our own? We must develop our own skills alongside the robots. We must be able to complement the work they do. We must evolve.

Bernie Sanders' Stance on Marijuana Can Pave the Way For Pollution Free Transportation

Wade Norris | Posted 10.29.2015 | Denver
Wade Norris

However there is something profoundly revolutionary about this -- by providing a way for Marijuana's non-intoxicating cousin Hemp to be a legal product for its various uses, from paper, to clothes, biofuel, food and especially reducing our carbon by CO2 absorption.

The Extraordinary Scientific Proof That Positive Thinking Works

Carla Schesser | Posted 10.23.2015 | Healthy Living
Carla Schesser

Ninety percent of success in any walk of life is a direct result of how the mind is used. Top athletes, top business executives, top parents, top entr...

Less Than One Cent Per Cup of Coffee: Is That Fair?

Fernando Morales-de la Cruz | Posted 10.26.2015 | Impact
Fernando Morales-de la Cruz

Photo CAFE FOR CHANGE by Samten Norbù Americans celebrated National Coffee Day on September 29th, the rest of the world celebrated International C...

Volkswagen and the Ying and Yang of Technology

David Sable | Posted 09.28.2015 | Business
David Sable

Today we live in a world of versions and releases and patches and fixes - we have been socialized to accept product failure as the price of entry into great things, and we dutifully plod on waiting for the next release, hoping that they will fix whatever it is that isn't working.

Join the Movement: Raise Wages Now

Peter A. Georgescu | Posted 07.01.2016 | Business
Peter A. Georgescu

I couldn't agree more. Whatever business you're in, it may be time to get ahead of the curve and think about increases in minimum wages or a more equitable way to share profits with employees.

NatGeo Loses Its Compass

Carroll F. Gray | Posted 05.27.2016 | Entertainment
Carroll F. Gray

The National Geographic Channel is known for high-quality nature shows, nonfiction programs and factual documentaries, including those with a focus on history. Some 74 percent of all households in the US with televisions have NatGeo available for viewing.

How to Solve Problems Like Henry Ford and Other Genius Inventors

Tyler Tervooren | Posted 06.20.2015 | Business
Tyler Tervooren

Any problem you're struggling with will benefit from a thinking strategy because it clears away potential for misunderstanding -- it's impossible to move forward until you understand the principles.

Iconic Surfaces

Bruce Helander | Posted 05.18.2015 | Arts
Bruce Helander

In Casselman's case, the familiarity with textures, coupled with the thick, tactile, earthy nature of clay that he manipulated with rubber and metal-edged "ribs," naturally and eventually carried over to his unique approach to painting, which he has been exploring for over twenty-five years.

Solyndra's Fall was Great for Solar, Just Ask Henry Ford

Brad Mattson | Posted 04.28.2015 | Business
Brad Mattson

Why is there so much investment and M&A activity in an industry plagued by bankruptcy? The answer is that solar energy is now on a growth path that will make it the energy story of the 21st century. How could bankruptcy lead to such fantastic growth? I say it all started with Solyndra.

Seven Surprising Simple Steps to Success From an Oxford Graduate

Mehdi Toozhy | Posted 04.20.2015 | Education
Mehdi Toozhy

Every day we hear about ways to become happier or stress-free. This person says try yoga, that person says meditate. However, as an Oxford graduate, I've learned there are simple steps to finding success in life.

On The Future of Wagnerism, Part 4: Comparing the Jewish Protests of Klinghoffer with the Gay Protests of Cruising and by ACT UP

Lawrence D. Mass, M.D. | Posted 01.12.2015 | Arts
Lawrence D. Mass, M.D.

In the case of Klinghoffer, as in the case of Cruising, the bottom lines for me are simple. I am concerned about some of the rhetoric and tactics of some gay radicals, but I am a lot more concerned about homophobia.

Apple, the Great Innovator? Nope, Sony Is the Original Innovator

Bill_Robinson | Posted 12.10.2014 | Technology
Bill_Robinson

I'm tired of hearing how Apple is the most innovative organization on the planet. Blah, blah, blah.

Labor Day: Created in Six Days From Collective Guilt and a Stubborn Landlord

Kevin Walsh | Posted 10.30.2014 | Detroit
Kevin Walsh

This weekend, we're celebrating the end of summer -- the bookend to Memorial Day and a great Monday to have off. Labor Day was created to supposedly honor the American worker but was passed in record time in 1887 by a Congress and president with a guilty-conscience. It was strictly a PR move.

Adapt Or Disrupt: Pick One

Mudit Kakkar | Posted 09.22.2014 | Technology
Mudit Kakkar

Adapt and become indistinguishable. Or disrupt and make others irrelevant. But never, ever, out of some false sense of fabricated righteousness, do neither.

Republicans Aren't Pro-Life

Gerry Myers | Posted 08.04.2014 | Politics
Gerry Myers

How can anyone who says they are pro-life also be pro-weapon? If the Republican Party truly believes life is sacred, then why do they insist on unrestricted assault weapons -- whose sole purpose is to kill -- rather than reasonable gun regulations?

The Collector of Dying Breaths: A Talk with M.J. Rose

Mark Rubinstein | Posted 08.03.2014 | Books
Mark Rubinstein

It's been said that each of M.J. Rose's bestselling novels revolves around an enthralling secret. Her reincarnation novels include The Book of Lost Fragrances and Seduction.