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You May Know About Drag Queens.. But Do You Know Your Drag King History?

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 09.28.2016 | Queer Voices

Over the past several years the success of “RuPaul’s Drag Race” has brought drag queens into mainstream consciousness in a way they’ve never b...

Detecting Emerging Markets

George Beall | Posted 09.19.2016 | Business
George Beall

After leaving school to work on a startup and launching the Wikipedia competitor platform, Everipedia, the questions I always get asked are, "how do y...

Living the Automated Life: 5 Cool Gadgets That Take Responsibility

Toby Nwazor | Posted 09.08.2016 | HuffPost Home
Toby Nwazor

Credit Most people don't like unnecessary 'hard work'. Who will prefer to work when there are a plethora of smart machines that could work in our ste...

Nervana Dopamine-Stimulating Headphones Crowdfunds Nearly $600,000

Deep Patel | Posted 05.04.2016 | Business
Deep Patel

According to a recent study done by Grand View Research, the earphone and headphone industry will be worth more than $17.55 billion by 2022.

popSLATE 2 E-Ink iPhone Case Crowdfunds Over $1 Million

Deep Patel | Posted 04.25.2016 | Business
Deep Patel

Courtesy of popSLATE There are over 94 million iPhone users in the United States alone. Hoping to tap into this lucrative market, the founders of...

The Story of Our Women in Rwanda (PHOTOS)

Culture-ist | Posted 04.06.2016 | Impact
Culture-ist

By Maria Russo The air is thick with dust. Construction in Kigali is seemingly everywhere. The city has recently gone through an incredible boom, c...

Kickstarter: Crowdfunding Portal, or Pre-Order Store?

Chris Shuptrine | Posted 04.05.2016 | Technology
Chris Shuptrine

Not to say the projects aren't innovative anymore. They still are. But I no longer think that Kickstarter is a true 'crowdfunding' platform.

Kickstart for What?! Kickstarter Projects Five Years Later

Rhett Grametbauer | Posted 03.25.2016 | Technology
Rhett Grametbauer

The publicist for Henry Ford, William J. Cameron once said, "Money never starts an idea; it is the idea that starts the money." The quote fits quite n...

On the 'A' w/Souleo: Three Crowdfunding Projects For Your Consideration

Peter 'Souleo' Wright | Posted 01.29.2016 | Black Voices
Peter 'Souleo' Wright

Got a few extra dollars to spare? Check out three special crowdfunding campaigns worthy of a dollar or $50.

Dancing In Abandoned Places with Austen Browne

Jeff Kelley | Posted 01.26.2016 | Arts
Jeff Kelley

I can remember when I first found Austen Browne's work on Instagram. The ability to upload video was still relatively new to the app, and I was search...

Fabulous Holiday Gift Ideas For Older Skiers

Jon Weisberg | Posted 12.14.2015 | Fifty
Jon Weisberg

Assuming the older skiers on your holiday lists have been good this year, here are some gift-giving suggestions ranging from renting an entire resort ($10,000) to a slippery sheet of bendable plastic that eases the task of fitting foot into boot ($9.95).

What Women Really Want from Porn

Kit Murray Maloney | Posted 11.20.2015 | Women
Kit Murray Maloney

Ever wonder why men seem to be less particular about their porn than women? It has nothing to do with a desire for getting aroused and everything to do with context and content. Traditional porn is created by men and for men, meaning it's filmed with a man and his fantasies in mind.

Three Smart Ways to Tap the Power of Crowdfunding

John Bowen | Posted 11.18.2015 | Business
John Bowen

It's no secret that crowdfunding is rapidly becoming a go-to method for entrepreneurs to access much needed capital -- and attract attention from the ...

Crowdfunding Sites Can Be A 'Mixed Blessing' For Refugees

The Huffington Post | Alexander Howard | Posted 11.19.2015 | Technology

As millions of Syrians seek refuge in neighboring Middle Eastern countries and Europe, money is flowing over the Internet to help them. Crowdfunding p...

5 Things to Ask Yourself Before You Start a Crowdfunding Campaign

Lisa Curtis | Posted 10.28.2015 | Business
Lisa Curtis

When my campaign to raise $100,000 in 30 days failed, I was forced to ask myself some very tough questions. In speaking with others, I've found that these are questions few people think about before embarking upon a crowdfunding campaign.

Emma Thompson, Gillian Anderson, David Arquette Unite on Award-Winning Trafficking Film

Carla Escoda | Posted 10.22.2015 | Arts
Carla Escoda

The taut drama becomes even more chilling with the knowledge that it is re-enacted everyday in some form in countless brothels in India and beyond -- more often than not, without the intervention that saved Lakshmi.

Indiegogo's New Charity Site Won't Charge Platform Fees

The Huffington Post | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 10.26.2015 | Impact

Indiegogo relaunched a fundraising initiative on Wednesday that will enable nonprofits and grassroots campaigns to raise money without having to pay a...

Oaxaca Film Fest: International Films, Sundance and Mezcal in the Colonial City

Karin Badt | Posted 10.20.2015 | Entertainment
Karin Badt

I happened to learn about the Oaxaca Film Festival by the luck of coincidence. While surfing in Puerto Escondido, I met its charismatic director, Ramiz Adeeb Azar, an Iranian American, based in the city of Oaxaca, on the beach.

3 Tips on New Product Development from Kuli Kuli Founder and CEO Lisa Curtis

Marquis Cabrera | Posted 10.16.2015 | Business
Marquis Cabrera

Recently, I asked Co-Founder and CEO of Kuli Kuli Lisa Curtis her opinion on how to develop a new product because she is currently operating a successful startup that is in the process of developing a new healthy energy drink.

Hollywood Headphones Startup Debuts Wood Speakers in Impressive IndieGoGo Campaign

Brittany Hodak | Posted 10.06.2015 | Business
Brittany Hodak

Hollywood-based headphones startup LSTN Sound Co. is no stranger to making news. Co-founder Bridget Hilton has been featured on elite Under 30 lists for Forbes and Inc. and named one of the world's Top 100 Creatives by Origin Magazine.

Fighting Child Mortality with the Kindness of Others

Breanna DiGiammarino | Posted 09.03.2016 | Impact
Breanna DiGiammarino

Two years ago in California, Nikki Miller's boys, Carson and Chase, were both diagnosed with Cerebral Palsy. Thousands of miles away, Phedia, a 4 year-old in Haiti, was fighting for oxygen due to the congenital heart disease she had faced since birth. What do the two have in common?

Oddest Fund-Raising Campaigns

MoneyTips | Posted 08.30.2016 | Weird News
MoneyTips

Here are just a few of the many interesting crowdfunding campaigns, ranging from the tasteless to the worthless to the just plain strange.

The Venice Diaries 2015: Kicking It Off With Orson Welles, a Woman's Man

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 09.01.2016 | Entertainment
E. Nina Rothe

A good 30 years after his death, the genius that was, is and always will be Orson Welles is finally enjoying the recognition he deserves.

Stand With the Real Coachella

Daniel Hamidi | Posted 08.17.2016 | Impact
Daniel Hamidi

Every year, thousands flock to the Coachella Valley for its iconic Music and Arts Festival. Just a short twelve-minute drive southeast of the festival location lies a different Coachella -- one not nearly as glamorous. It's actually quite the opposite: filthy, decaying and in need of your help.

Indiegogo Sets Sights On ‘Holy Grail’ Of Crowdfunding

The Huffington Post | Jenny Che | Posted 07.29.2015 | Business

Indiegogo is eyeing its next milestone. The site, along with many in the startup industry, awaits a federal ruling on equity crowdfunding, which woul...