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An Incredible Photo Series Captures The Cambodians Who Remove Unexploded Bombs

The Huffington Post | Nick Robins-Early | Posted 05.22.2015 | World

A small group of Cambodians -- some of whom only recently learned to swim -- is doing zero-visibility dives to rid the country's waters of bombs. Phot...

I'm Admitting My Shame: I. Am. A. Crowdfunder.

Rebecca Jane Weinstein | Posted 05.19.2015 | Money
Rebecca Jane Weinstein

As a three-time crowdfunder let me tell you a little secret: almost no one gets rich. There are a few exceptions, those are celebrities and people pre-selling really cool gadgets.

Caring About The Caretakers Of Our Parents, Ourselves

Patricia S. Guthrie | Posted 05.15.2015 | Fifty
Patricia S. Guthrie

Currently, three million professional caregivers work in the home care field and an estimated 1.8 million more will be needed in the next decade. Trouble is, you can make more money walking your neighbor's dog than you can caring for your neighbor's father.

Imagining My World

Suzanne Brockmann | Posted 05.11.2015 | Gay Voices
Suzanne Brockmann

Equal marriage didn't just "come" to Florida. We dragged it here, not by saying it was never going to happen, but by getting together, by working together, and insisting that it would.

This Teeny Device Lets You Make -- And Play -- Your Own Games

The Huffington Post | Damon Beres | Posted 05.11.2015 | Technology

It's good fun AND good for your brain.

Young and Entrepreneurial: Scion Motivatour - Taking the Entrepreneurship Show on the Road

David Ongchoco | Posted 05.11.2015 | Business
David Ongchoco

The Scion Motivatour event has been taking cities in the US by storm. With a goal of helping entrepreneurs take their business to the next level, Scion travelled around the US to support young and passionate entrepreneurs.

A Talk With Epiphany Morgan and Carl Mason

Erin McKelle | Posted 05.07.2015 | Arts
Erin McKelle

Filmmakers and life partners Epiphany Morgan and Carl Mason talked to 365 strangers in the last year, as they set out to create a new bite-sized documentary (they call them docobites) every day about a stranger they met during their adventures.

This Device Will Let Strangers Play With Your Pets Via The Internet

The Huffington Post | Damon Beres | Posted 05.07.2015 | Technology

Good news: It's about to be much easier to invite strangers into your home to play with your pets.

A Planetary Perspective

Erin Sharoni | Posted 04.22.2015 | Entertainment
Erin Sharoni

Planetary uses the unique perspective of astronauts to illustrate the earth's vulnerability in a way that is as extraordinary as it is simple.

Crowdfunding: It's Not Just for StartUps Anymore

Robin Raskin | Posted 04.21.2015 | Business
Robin Raskin

Has anyone noticed that crowdfunding is not just about a bunch of young aspirationals looking for cash? What started out as a way to democratize innovation and access to capital, is now a sweet way for well-established companies to play at being a "startup."

Greening the American Way of Death

Tanya D. Marsh | Posted 04.20.2015 | Green
Tanya D. Marsh

A typical 10-acre patch of cemetery ground contains enough furniture-grade lumber to construct 40 houses, nearly 1,000 tons of steel, 20,000 tons of concrete, and enough embalming fluid to fill a small backyard swimming pool.

Need to Have Your Startup Funded? Here are 5 Ways

Jonha Revesencio | Posted 04.18.2015 | Business
Jonha Revesencio

These five sources of funding are only a few of the ways you can come up with the capital to bring your idea to fruition. Be creative and think outside the box for ways to fund your startup -- you'll likely need funding from a combination of sources.

Crowdfunding and Taxes: What You Should Know

Jason Alderman | Posted 04.08.2015 | Money
Jason Alderman

No matter how the crowdfunding industry evolves in the future, even the most modest artistic and cause-based campaigns should consider how to build the most tax-efficient effort.

Gale Anne Hurd On The Legacy of Wilma Mankiller (Exclusive Video)

Michael Vazquez | Posted 04.03.2015 | Entertainment
Michael Vazquez

I've asked Gale Anne Hurd to share her thoughts on why the story of the first female Principal Chief of The Cherokee Nation is one for the history boo...

Brilliant Invention Could Kill Bulky Phone Chargers For Good

The Huffington Post | Damon Beres | Posted 04.02.2015 | Technology

Shut up and take our money!

New Film Healing of Love Is Challenging the Paradigm of Relationships

Erin McKelle | Posted 03.31.2015 | Entertainment
Erin McKelle

Have you ever felt frustrated with our culture's current model of acceptable relationships- that is, monogamous pairing? Realized that in our world of social networking, we're losing real, close connections to others?

Crowdfunding Myths Boomer Entrepreneurs Should Ignore

John Tarnoff | Posted 03.31.2015 | Fifty
John Tarnoff

Starting a business is a risk at any age, to be sure. But the statistics support the notion that older entrepreneurs are more confident about launching and sustaining businesses than younger entrepreneurs.

7 Products Launched On Kickstarter That Prove You Can Access Just About Anything With Your Phone

Posted 03.25.2015 | Technology

From personal drones, to smart coffee-brewing machines, to data-focused sleep tracking systems, Kickstarter helps to fund creative, tech-savvy product...

Wormhole in a Cargo Container

Isa Freeling | Posted 05.23.2015 | Arts
Isa Freeling

Presented by Shared Studios, this canny invention of communication by Yale law student Amar Bakshi disrupts the excesses of Facebook Theater and clever Twitter banter. "The shipping container is a readymade design. It is a relatively inexpensive, uniform space that exists all over the world..."

Artists Have a Variety of Funding Sources

Daniel Grant | Posted 05.16.2015 | Arts
Daniel Grant

Art is expensive to buy, but it also may be costly to make. Artists make objects that they hope others will appreciate enough to purchase, and sometimes the making of those artworks can run into the thousands of dollars.

Dana Oliver

The Beauty Industry Should Be Very Afraid Of These Two Women

HuffingtonPost.com | Dana Oliver | Posted 03.16.2015 | Style

Would you be able to rattle off a list if someone were to quiz you on the toxic ingredients found in shampoo or nail polish? Even with beauty product ...

Not Your Father's Graffiti

Phil Simon | Posted 05.16.2015 | Business
Phil Simon

In a phrase, cloud computing can change everything--and not just for consumers with creative bents. No longer do CIOs need to predict how much capacity they'll need to run their businesses.

The All-Time Best Kickstarter Inventions for the Home

BobVila.com | Posted 05.13.2015 | HuffPost Home
BobVila.com

So, it's the 21st century and we're not living like the Jetsons. Fine. But we can get as close as possible to total home automation and simplification with these incredible new inventions that debuted on the number one crowd-sourcing site, Kickstarter.

This Emoji Keyboard Will Make You Forget You Ever Used The Alphabet

The Huffington Post | Alexis Kleinman | Posted 03.13.2015 | Technology

No more words. Ever. Letters are about to become obsolete, thanks to the new Kickstarter campaign for The Emoji Keyboard.

Want A Pancake Shaped Like A Seahorse? PancakeBot Will Print One For You

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 03.14.2015 | Taste

Breakfast is served ... by a robot.