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Her First Olympics, She Went For Herself. Now, She’s Going For Other Survivors.

The Huffington Post | Juliet Spies-Gans | Posted 07.15.2016 | Sports

Kayla Harrison looked up at the judge in front of her and told him that she no longer knew how to be a child. Harrison, then just 17, had sandwiched h...

Versions of Me: Learning to Love Who I Have Become

Lisa M. Van Wormer | Posted 09.08.2015 | Women
Lisa M. Van Wormer

I know I will never be these versions of me again -- the soldier, the athlete, the new mom. But there is still some room in the back of the closet saved for my magic pants eventual retirement.

Fake it 'Til You Make it Is for Cheaters and Wimps: 7 Habits to Create Real Change Using Aikido & Martial Arts Principles

Susan Harrow | Posted 01.23.2015 | Business
Susan Harrow

Instead of faking it 'til you make it, consider the advice of the late musician Jeff Buckley who said, "Be awake enough to see where you are at any given time and how that is beautiful and has poetry inside even in places you hate."

The Gravity of Misinformation

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 06.11.2014 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

The recent concentration of misleading media hooey about health has been excruciating, but the problem is perennial. I trust I needn't make the case that you are under constant assault by distorted, contorted, titillating, and insipid headlines.

Vladimir Putin: Judo Master

The Huffington Post | Kavitha A. Davidson | Posted 08.09.2013 | World

We all know Vladimir Putin is quite the sportsman -- but did you know his fists are also considered deadly weapons? In fact, the Russian president ...

WATCH: Jack Black Shuts Down A Hater

Posted 08.28.2012 | Comedy

Jack Black once sang that with karate he'll kick your ass. Turns out, he'll do the same with judo -- even when challenged by one of America's leading ...

V is Victory for Arab Women

Matthias Krug | Posted 10.06.2012 | Sports
Matthias Krug

Her judo fight may just have lasted little over a minute, but the effect that Shaherkani's participation can and must have upon future generations in the Arab world is worth thousands of hours of inspired training.

Japan's Grief Is the World's Grief. It Wasn't Always Like This.

Tom Alderman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Tom Alderman

The reason Unbroken sits atop various best seller lists is, like all well-told stories, it pits a compelling and tenacious hero against an unrelenting and sadistic villain.

Vladimir Putin Offers To Join Russian Judo Team (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Though no longer president of Russia, Vladimir Putin still knows how to throw his weight around. He offered to join the national judo team after sparr...

Putin Teaches Judo (VIDEO)

CBS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Via CBS: Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin has released a DVD in which he is featured as a judo expert. The instructional DVD's title translates...