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Iris Apfel's Best Piece Of Fashion Advice Isn't What You'd Expect

The Huffington Post | Jamie Feldman | Posted 07.31.2015 | Style

Iris Apfel, who, at 93-years-old is fronting major ad campaigns and even recently starred in a documentary about her fabulous, fashionable life,...

Lela Rose -- From Painter to Acclaimed Designer to the Stars

Lauren Kruczyk | Posted 07.28.2015 | Style
Lauren Kruczyk

Lela Rose has come a long way since her childhood years in Dallas. From a painting and sculpting major at the University of Colorado, to creating a self-made business making vests and vintage scarves, to earning a degree from Parsons School of Design, she is quite the force to be reckoned with.

An Interview With Jason Smith, Author of "The Bitter Taste of Dying"

Dean Dauphinais | Posted 07.24.2015 | Books
Dean Dauphinais

When I reviewed Jason Smith's addiction memoir, The Bitter Taste of Dying, I called it "a gripping, no-holds-barred memoir," "a riveting story of addiction and recovery," and "a story of self-discovery and hope, too."

An interview With Entrepreneur Steven Cantor

Troy Osinoff | Posted 07.24.2015 | Business
Troy Osinoff

Steven Cantor started Stick Figure right out of USC Film School. And before that, in fact before enrolling in his post-graduate study at USC, he undertook the daunting task of producing, directing and editing his own first film, which just happened to garner him an Oscar nomination while he was in his first year there.

Interview With Bernard Kouchner Flying Over Africa. Part II

Elena Cué | Posted 07.22.2015 | World
Elena Cué

'I think that it's very complex to balance any inference of so-called political things. Human rights are political, and it will take years and years to explain to the people that the solution to the massacres is not hanging people or firing guns. There is no future for ISIS.'

We Need To Protect Drivers' Privacy As We Connect Cars To The Internet, Sen. Blumenthal Says

The Huffington Post | Alexander Howard | Posted 07.22.2015 | Technology

Connecting a car to the Internet raises different concerns than putting sensors, appliances, parking meters or thermostats online. That's why Sens. Ed...

How to Ace a Media Interview

Ben Pickering | Posted 07.17.2015 | Business
Ben Pickering

You (or your PR person) worked really hard and just landed you an interview with a major media outlet. This may feel like a make or break moment for your company. At a minimum, it is a chance to get some significant exposure. Are you panicking?

After the Thrive Course: My Interview With Arianna Huffington

Jessica Young | Posted 07.20.2015 | Healthy Living
Jessica Young

She told me I could sleep my way to the top, stop working so much and that it's okay to light a match and watch your obnoxious roommate burn. T...

Madam Black's Jethro Skinner on Getting Cool With Being Poor

Sarah Illingworth | Posted 07.16.2015 | Arts
Sarah Illingworth

A staunch believer in doing work that switches one's soul on, Jethro is adamant that the first step towards success in any creative discipline is to "get cool with being poor."

Why Necole Bitchie Walked Away At The Height of Her Blogging Career

Saba Tekle | Posted 07.14.2015 | Black Voices
Saba Tekle

Thursday, July 2, 2015, Necole Kane (famously known as Necole Bitchie) shocked her fans and followers with a "farewell" post on her popular blog. I, as many other fans, questioned her departure.

Tim Tomlinson Talks About Oral History in Poetry

Loren Kleinman | Posted 07.14.2015 | Books
Loren Kleinman

"I wanted to shine a light on that poetry -- the poetry of Visayan or Waray or Filipino English. I also wanted to capture the poetry of survivors, of witnesses to extreme events."

From Fit To Fat To Fit. A Study On Deliberate Weight Loss and Gain

Jairek Robbins | Posted 07.14.2015 | Healthy Living
Jairek Robbins

Drew Manning is an Author and Personal Trainer/Fitness Coach that has been through quite the journey! We were lucky enough to get the details of this journey in an interview with him, and we were totally blown away by what he was able to do.

Trans-Genre Artist Justin Vivian Bond on Performance and Vulnerability

BOMB Magazine | Posted 07.10.2015 | Gay Voices
BOMB Magazine

Sometimes drunk straight people come up to me and want to lecture me about sexuality and gender. Do they really think they're going to deliver any profound illuminations? So I just act a little drunker than them and say something ridiculous and scare them off. It's the kindest way.

In Conversation With Fitness Entrepreneur Thara Prashad

Hilal Isler | Posted 07.07.2015 | Healthy Living
Hilal Isler

Singer-songwriter Thara Prashad has collaborated with John Legend, and shared a stage with Ne-Yo. But these days, Prashad, 33, is more interested in...

Become the Strongest Version of Yourself: An Interview with Strength Camp Founder Elliott Hulse

Jairek Robbins | Posted 07.06.2015 | Business
Jairek Robbins

This interview is going down in the books as one of our all-time favorites. Period.

INTERVIEW: Dana Nachman, Patricia Wilson and Mike Jutan on Batkid Begins

Zaki Hasan | Posted 07.04.2015 | Impact
Zaki Hasan

In 2013, the family of a little boy named Miles, suffering from cancer, made a request to the Make-a-Wish Foundation. He wanted to be Batman. From that simple hope of a sick child, an entire social movement was born: Batkid had begun.

Portrait Of A Quiet Conference Leader

Quiet Revolution | Karen Walrond | Posted 07.06.2015 | Healthy Living

Eight years ago, I unexpectedly received an email from a total stranger. Sort of. Her name was Laura Mayes, and while she and I were familiar with eac...

Portrait of a Quiet Musician

Quiet Revolution | Karen Walrond | Posted 07.06.2015 | Healthy Living

Back when I was single and child-free, I was passionate about live music. Rarely a weekend passed without my visiting a smoky bar, listening to great ...

"The End Game Should Not Be a Grade"

Quiet Revolution | Rebecca Woolf | Posted 07.06.2015 | Healthy Living

Michael Norr is the kind of teacher who gets to know his kids as individuals and communicates with them differently based on their social and academic...

Interview with the Curator of Art Basel's Public Art Sector 'Parcours' (VIDEO)

VernissageTV | Posted 06.29.2015 | Arts
VernissageTV

With its Parcours sector, the art fair Art Basel in Basel (Switzerland) each year transforms a district of the city into a place where public art is presented. The sixth edition of Parcours had its focus on the area around Münsterplatz, next to the iconic Basel Cathedral.

My Soulful Conversation With Neale Donald Walsch

Saba Tekle | Posted 06.26.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Saba Tekle

By the age of 22, I was filled with more questions about life than answers, so I began a journey for spiritual knowledge that most books I'd read by t...

Julius von Bismarck Talks About His 'Egocentric System' at Art Basel 2015 (VIDEO)

VernissageTV | Posted 06.23.2015 | Arts
VernissageTV

In this interview with the artist, Julius von Bismarck talks about how he got the idea for the work, how it feels "living" on such a rotating bowl for an extended period of time, the technical aspect of the piece, and his future plans with the work.

3 Steps to Build Confidence as a First-Time Job Hunter

SALT | Posted 06.16.2015 | College
SALT

I vividly remember hunting for my first real post-college job. It was scary. It was brutal. I moved home and was met with a staggering 13% local unemployment rate. Needless to say, it definitely tested my patience and my resilience.

Four Ways to Confront the Challenges of a Change in Leadership

Melissa Llarena | Posted 06.12.2015 | Business
Melissa Llarena

If you sense a recent change in leadership may lead to the removal of your position, it is important to be prepared.

Damián Ortega at HangarBicocca in Milan, Italy (VIDEO)

VernissageTV | Posted 06.12.2015 | Arts
VernissageTV

In this video we attend the opening of Mexican artist Damián Ortega's solo exhibition Casino at HangarBicocca in Milan, Italy, which offers an overview of the artist's work that is characterized by the use of simple or recycled materials. Ortega talks about the basic concept of the show, the Beetle Trilogy, and his use of everyday objects and materials.