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Veteran Investors Share Their Top Pitch Pet Peeves

Angela Haines | Posted 09.10.2011 | Business
Angela Haines

Recently, two seasoned women investors shared their experience about why some pitches don't persuade investors to write checks.

California Versus the Valley of Death

Don C. Reed | Posted 08.03.2011 | Politics
Don C. Reed

There is a place you will not find on any map. It has no physical location. But it is real nonetheless, and a danger to all mankind. It is the Valley of Death, where new medicines die.

M&A: Increasing Your Company's Sales Price With New Products

Larry MacDonald | Posted 05.30.2011 | Business
Larry MacDonald

In anticipation of selling a company, it may be advantageous to identify new market needs and have a number of attractive opportunities in the development pipeline to sweeten the deal.

Amazing Renderings Of BOOM!, A Luxe LGBT Retirement Community

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

BOOM, a $250 million community in Rancho Mirage near Palm Springs, is still in the early stages of development but set to break ground in 2012. The hi...

Jobs Lost to Deep Drilling Ban Less Than Predicted

Susan Buchanan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Susan Buchanan

The Gulf Coast remains banged up and broken from BP's spill. But worries that Louisiana workers would be hit hard by the federal drilling ban still haven't materialized.

Making Clicks Count -- A New Way To Shop Online

The Huffington Post | Abby Wendle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

This week, we're profiling the Young Global Leaders attending the World Economic Forum's annual meeting in Davos, Switzerland. Shopaholic and do-g...

Violette Selzer, Nurse At A Free Clinic In Ohio

The Huffington Post | Abby Wendle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Violette Selzer retired from nursing when she was 66 -- her retirement lasted 6 months. "I was bored!" she exclaimed. So she called up her frien...

High Unemployment Could Kill Corporate Profits In 2011

The Huffington Post | Abby Wendle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Despite an extended period of growth and expectations of the most profitable fourth quarter ever, more than a few corporate giants are facing little t...

Fishermen Cling To Livelihoods During Spill Recovery

Susan Buchanan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Susan Buchanan

Louisiana's commercial fishermen are "disaster veterans," trying to hang on, while the local seafood industry struggles to recuperate from BP's oil sp...

Lunching For Longevity: Anti-Inflammatory Eating

Susan B. Dopart, M.S., R.D., C.D.E. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Susan B. Dopart, M.S., R.D., C.D.E.

Advertisements are plentiful for all kinds of products and supplements that purport to improve longevity or fend off disease. What may be harder to find, however, are ways you can influence these yourself.

Norm Brodsky, CitiStorage: 27 Million And Counting

The Huffington Post/AOL Small Business | Lauren Drell | Posted 07.30.2011 | Small Business

Starting your own business is a noble -- not to mention exciting, rewarding and often crazy -- undertaking. The experience is an adventure, to say the...

Waxman and Markey's Hydraulic Fracking Smackdown

Kevin Grandia | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Kevin Grandia

Looks like the US Congress is going to crack down on the natural gas industry over the nasty process of hydraulic fracturing.

US Military Funds Afghan Warlords, Congressional Investigation Confirms

The Nation | Aram Roston | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Security for key US military supply routes in Afghanistan is in the hands of a small group of powerful Afghan warlords who run a massive protection ra...

The 10 Best Employee Perks: Inc. Magazine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

At some places, work can't be all that bad. Inc. offers a list of 10 perks that lucky employees get at their companies--like the outdoor apparel maker...

Authors, How to Maximize Your Blogging Efforts

Arielle Ford | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Arielle Ford

I love providing support to people on the topics I feel very passionate about, but I was not sure I could stay on top of it or how to integrate social networking into my marketing plan. I was happy to learn that I was wrong on both points.

The Holocaust Torah Scrolls Scam, Part II: Why Is Anyone Still Defending This Man?

Menachem Rosensaft | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Menachem Rosensaft

Menachem Youlus violated the trust of people who thought they were supporting the rescue of Torah scrolls and instead unwittingly helped facilitate a truly contemptible scam.

End World Hunger With Soup (Really!)

Paul Katz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Paul Katz

Jamie and Lynn Klein, husband and wife co-founders of Soup Kitchen, Inc., have found a way to end world hunger. For every portion their company sells, an additional portion is donated to a shelter.

Best Businesses You Can Start In Your Pajamas In 2010: Inc. | Tamara Schweitzer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Being your own boss has plenty of perks. And working from the comfort of your living room only sweetens the deal. A look at some of the hottest indust...

Farouk El-Baz: From Egypt's Deserts to the Moon and Back

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Magda Abu-Fadil

El-Baz plans to highlight the issues of sustainable development and self-preservation at the Arab Environment 2009 conference in Beirut, Lebanon this November

Meatless Monday: Labor Day Pains

Ellen Kanner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Ellen Kanner

Purple mountain majesties, amber waves of grain, we've got it all, but one of America's greatest natural resources is you. Yeah, you sitting in your ...

Vote First, Eat Later

Susanne Freidberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Susanne Freidberg

Eating is not voting. Equating these two vital activities devalues both.

Food Revolution Sprouting on Twitter: Tweet with Food, Inc. Director

Sarah Newman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Sarah Newman

Three times a day we have an opportunity to make a statement about what we eat; be part of the conversation this Friday to help build this movement.

A Volunteer Day at Stone Barns, Celebrating Five Years of Sustainable Farming & Education

Cathy Erway | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Cathy Erway

A working farm and educational center, Stone Barns is perhaps the most lauded archetype for sustainable agriculture in the Northeast, and popular destination for eco-conscious foodies

Food, Inc.: HuffPost Bloggers Weigh In (Video)

Katherine Goldstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Katherine Goldstein

Do you happen to eat food? Then this movie's for you. Check out what HuffPost bloggers are saying about the film, and watch the trailer.

Reclaiming America, Bite by Bite

Isabel Cowles | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Isabel Cowles

The food industry has shifted from a broad network of producers and consumers towards a handful of corporate giants that control food culture not only in the grocery store, but also on the farm and on Capitol Hill.