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All the Doors to Hollywood and How to Open Them - Publicist

Anne M. Strick | Posted 11.23.2015 | Entertainment
Anne M. Strick

What does a movie publicist do? "A lot of things", says publicist LEONARD MORPURGO. "Basically, I blow the film's horn. As a Unit Publicist, I bring ...

Mary Iverson: Boxes of Rain

Shana Nys Dambrot | Posted 11.13.2015 | Arts
Shana Nys Dambrot

The box was a universe, a poem, frozen on the boundaries of human experience. -- William Gibson Mary Iverson: Tipsoo Lake, After (2014, oil on canva...

How to Allocate Educational Resources

Soren Petersen | Posted 10.11.2015 | Politics
Soren Petersen

Today's university students are faced with some of the toughest challenges in the history of humankind and yet, our current educational system may not be well positioned to adequately prepare them for meeting the challenges of this increasingly inter-connected world economy.

Successful Women Walking the Tightrope between Motherhood and Career - What Helps? What Hurts? An Author Speaks Out

Laurie Hollman, Ph.D. | Posted 10.07.2015 | Parents
Laurie Hollman, Ph.D.

How do women measure success? Is it by mothering and having a career? How do they carry out both forms of work to their satisfaction? What helps? What hurts?

Hey adults, stop telling gamers to stop gaming. Instead, respect, and redirect.

Caleb Clark | Posted 09.05.2015 | Education
Caleb Clark

I hate it when I hear an adult, (especially a teacher!) react to a kid passionately playing a computer game by saying, "go outside," or in some other ...

This Elle Spread Is A Reminder Of Fashion's Major Diversity Issue

The Huffington Post | Jamie Feldman | Posted 08.20.2015 | Style

Elle magazine marked its 30th birthday with a fashion spread called "The Elle Look" in its September 2015 issue. The magazine called upon 30 prom...

Five Industries Ripe For Disruption

Rana Florida | Posted 08.03.2015 | Business
Rana Florida

If these sprawling campus behemoths don't make better use of technology, all of those dormitories, student centers, and administrative buildings that they are so busy building will have to reinvent themselves.

The New Collective LA

Kyriaki Chonacas | Posted 07.10.2015 | Arts
Kyriaki Chonacas

Ever wonder while in LA where the edge and the grit is that we all know, see and feel in NYC and other parts of the world? Well I know this has been on my mind and in my roaring impulses for over a decade.

Conversation with Robin Carolan Founder of Tri Angle Records

Michael Nirenberg | Posted 05.19.2015 | Arts
Michael Nirenberg

On the occasion of Tri Angle Records 5th Anniversary as part of Red Bull Music Academy Festival New York, I got the chance to interview the charming Tri Angle Records founder Robin Carolan at my local neighborhood diner.

Capturing Carbon: An Industrial Future?

David Saddington | Posted 06.24.2015 | Green
David Saddington

Teesside Collective is a landmark project which is on track to revolutionise UK industry through carbon capture and storage (CCS) of emissions. But what actually is industrial CCS and how close are we to seeing low emissions from energy intensive industries?

All the Doors to Hollywood and How to Open Them - Make-Up

Anne M. Strick | Posted 06.14.2015 | Entertainment
Anne M. Strick

What is it like to be a Make-Up Artist? What do you do? "I love it," says BEVERLY JO PRYOR, who suspects she's made up "over a thousand people" by now.

The Travel Industry Loses Its Way In A Blizzard

Christopher Elliott | Posted 03.28.2015 | Travel
Christopher Elliott

As the snow falls today, maybe in a quiet moment, the managers who create and enforce these draconian policies should ask themselves: Why don't we do this more often? Why don't we show our customers a little more compassion?

All the Doors to Hollywood and How to Open Them -- Costume Designer

Anne M. Strick | Posted 03.16.2015 | Entertainment
Anne M. Strick

How does a costume designer go about the job? "It's all very precise", says Louise Frogley, among whose credits are The Conspirator and The Men Who Stare at Goats, and who has been in the business for 35 years.

Shooting Non-targets

Evaggelos Vallianatos | Posted 02.22.2015 | Green
Evaggelos Vallianatos

The "non-target" costs of spraying lethal poisons in the environment are often high. In a cotton field, everything but the bugs feeding on cotton is non-target: that includes farmers, farm workers, children, birds, beneficial insects, other crops and wildlife.

International Design Week Down Under

Soren Petersen | Posted 06.08.2014 | Business
Soren Petersen

by Carlos Andrade During the first week of April, designers from across the world migrated to Melbourne, Australia, to share ideas, practices and dr...

"The Lord of the Rungs"

Jerry Zezima | Posted 05.05.2014 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

By Jerry Zezima I have never climbed the corporate ladder because I have acrophobia, which is an irrational fear of being any higher off the ground t...

Industry Assurances Over Drug Safety Found to Be Misleading?

Andrew Gunther | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green
Andrew Gunther

In the early 1980s, the European Union prohibited the use of such steroids in beef production on safety grounds, banning the import of hormone-treated beef in 1989 on safety grounds. The $64-million question is: How much of this allegedly inert material persists in our environment?

Why Walmart Must Help to End Antibiotic Abuse in Farming

Andrew Gunther | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green
Andrew Gunther

By continuing to turn a blind eye to the indiscriminate use of antibiotics among its meat suppliers in the name of producing so-called cheap meat, Walmart is effectively sanctioning the inevitable rise of antibiotic-resistant bacteria.

Jeff Bezos and the Washington Post: Trading in Idiocy for Stupidity to Save It!

Laura Wellington | Posted 11.06.2013 | Business
Laura Wellington

Forgive me but all of the controversy around Jeff Bezos riding up on his white steed to save the Washington Post has me laughing... not at Jeff, mind ...

Manufacturer on a Mission

Peter A. Georgescu | Posted 10.28.2013 | Impact
Peter A. Georgescu

I'm often surprised and gratified to discover how many folks are already doing good things above and beyond their work and family lives.

Empowering Young Women Economically Through Fashion

G(irls)20 | Posted 08.17.2013 | Impact

Fashion goes beyond glossy magazine pages; if used well, it introduces girls to policy issues, entrepreneurship, and science - some key skills for the modern female pioneer.

John Legend Is Helping Young Girls In Africa With His Show Me Campaign (WATCH)

Shira Lazar | Posted 08.12.2013 | Impact
Shira Lazar

For the second year in a row, What's Trending streamed live from the Samsung Hope For Children gala blue carpet, where we teamed up with Samsung to...

The Answer to Unemployment Is More Europe Not Less

Vivian Norris | Posted 07.29.2013 | Business
Vivian Norris

Beyond more focused EU spending is also the responsibility of business to help bring down youth unemployment by showing what they have to offer Europe in order to make the transition from school to work flow more smoothly.

Obstacles in the Path to a U.S. Oil Boom

Maria van der Hoeven | Posted 04.09.2013 | Business
Maria van der Hoeven

While new pipeline links, supplemented with increasingly efficient railroad links, will give producers short-term relief from depressed prices, new export outlets will ultimately be necessary to leverage the full potential and reap the benefits of the new American oil revolution.

Diamonds Are Forever? Not Even Close

Linda Constant | Posted 02.21.2013 | World
Linda Constant

Botswana, well known for their diamond industry, is now experiencing a setback despite its relatively positive deal with DeBeers back in the 1960s.