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Aided by Fox News, For-Profit Colleges Use Shameless Propaganda to Mask Shameful Conduct

David Halperin | Posted 04.23.2013 | College
David Halperin

Instead of taking this opportunity to reform, the industry's big players appear to be digging in, and continuing to use their revenues -- about 86 percent of which come from taxpayers -- to engage in lobbying and propaganda aimed at convincing the public that everything is fine.

Kickstarter App: Finally, Almost [REVIEW]

Turnstyle | Posted 04.21.2013 | Technology

By Noah J. Nelson (@noahjnelson) It's no secret I'm a big fan of crowdfunding in general and Kickstarter in particular. As such I have waited, perhap...

Kickstarting Columbine: Wounded Minds

Jeff Kass | Posted 04.14.2013 | Denver
Jeff Kass

You might not think to use the same word to describe Columbine survivor Samuel Granillo, comedienne Whoopi Goldberg and screenwriter Charlie Kaufman. But now you can: Kickstarter.

How To Crowdfund A Musical

AP | MARK KENNEDY | Posted 04.14.2013 | Arts

NEW YORK — When Jeff Bowen's off-Broadway musical "Now. Here. This." closed last year, he and his collaborators were left with some great things...

Who Backs the Backers on Kickstarter?

Turnstyle | Posted 04.10.2013 | Arts

By Ike Sriskandarajah When it comes to raising money for the arts, Kickstarter has become the place to go. Since it launched in 2009, the crowd-fu...

Buster Brown

Designers Throw Caution To The Wind To Debut At Fashion Week | Buster Brown | Posted 02.12.2013 | Style

NEW YORK -- With two days before K. Cooper Ray's debut at last fall's New York Fashion Week, he'd been kicked out of his rented rehearsal space. A wom...

"The Sultan Chronicles": Meeting Modern Renaissance Man Sultan Saeed Al Darmaki

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 04.09.2013 | Arts
E. Nina Rothe

Ever wonder how this world of ours would be if we supported and promoted artists instead of wars and arms dealers?

A Radically New Ideas Machine: Kickstarting an X PRIZE for Everything

XPRIZE | Posted 04.09.2013 | Technology

By Jonny Miller Jonny Miller is Co-Founder at Maptia, a TechStars company building the most inspirational map in the world. Has our great ideas mach...

A Zero of a Different Kind

Monique Ruffin | Posted 04.06.2013 | Impact
Monique Ruffin

There's a little over a month left in the Kickstarter campaign, and the excitement is growing about The Adventures of Zelza Zero & Friends becoming an...

They Say

Lena Khan | Posted 02.05.2013 | Impact
Lena Khan

My movie's character is Sami Malik, an Indian who comes to 1970s America on a crazy quest for success and to impress a girl. While the bulk of the film involves his escapades with several misfit roommates, I still put the idea aside. Who wants to see a movie with brown people?

Conscience Is In, Greed Is Out and Crowdfunding Is On

Victoria Silchenko | Posted 04.07.2013 | Small Business
Victoria Silchenko

For most entrepreneurs crowdfunding is not just an option anymore. It is a necessity. And as we all know, necessity is the mother of invention. Stay tuned.

Who Knew Helping Women Get Tech Jobs Could Be So Controversial?

Cassie Slane | Posted 02.04.2013 | Technology
Cassie Slane

Experienced professionals doing their part to help the next generation get a leg up? Well, the idea hasn't exactly been greeted with open arms among the blogosphere community.

A Zero on a Mission

Monique Ruffin | Posted 04.01.2013 | Impact
Monique Ruffin

As a mother of a 6-year-old who has a unique learning style, I'm always on the lookout for creative books that teach fundamentals, such as the alphabe...

Talking Technology Tools for the Music Biz (Video)

Michal Shapiro | Posted 03.24.2013 | Business
Michal Shapiro

Around the beginning of December I started getting an eyeful of Tweets and Facebook shout-outs about Rock Paper Scissors' series of pre-APAP conferences.

WATCH: Dresden Dolls Singer Gives Advice To Indie Artists

Posted 01.16.2013 | HuffPost Live 321

The creators of "South Park," Andrew Sullivan and comedian Louis C.K. defied conventions by going solo with their own media companies. But what does i...

Crowdfunding For Everything From Taxidermy To Tuition

USA Today | Posted 01.16.2013 | College

There’s money for the taking — if you know where to look and who to ask. Crowdfunding services like Kickstarter, Indiegogo and GoFundMe are hel...

Entrepreneur Goes Bankrupt After Failed Kickstarter Project

The Huffington Post | Katherine Bindley | Posted 01.15.2013 | Small Business

When some projects on the crowdfunding site Kickstarter fail, their creators face nothing more than angry emails from backers until they either delive...

Jason Gilbert

This Incredible iPhone Charger Fits In Your Wallet Like A Credit Card | Jason Gilbert | Posted 01.15.2013 | Technology

You know the situation: You go out for the night, to a dinner party or a bar, only to discover that your smartphone is just about dead. You're not goi...

PHOTOS: Jeans Designed Specifically For A Man's...Junk

Posted 01.14.2013 | Miami

If a certain Kickstarter project is successfully funded, men across the world will breath a sigh of relief. You might call it a package deal. Fort ...

Love and Giving Aren't Green: Start-ups & Corporate Social Impact

Melissa Thompson | Posted 03.16.2013 | Small Business
Melissa Thompson

Wall Street firms might have big bucks, but there is no leg up on the size of one's heart and creativity. The foundations and processes we establish early on yield exponential returns in perpetuity.

Eric Whitacre Creates A Virtual Choir

Abigail Barr | Posted 01.13.2013 | Arts

Contemporary composer, conductor and TED talker Eric Whitacre is well-known for creating choral works and scores, but recently his work sprung to vira...

How He Invented His Own Candy Bar (VIDEO)

Posted 01.10.2013 | Teen

Invented by 13-year-old entrepreneur Tucker Fish, the College Bound bar is no ordinary candy bar. The gourmet sweet treat has already attracted the at...

The BROpener Turns Anything Into A Bottle Opener

Posted 01.10.2013 | Taste

Now your grill, doorway, cooler, fridge or bike can all be bottle openers, bro.

Kicking My Starter

Susanne Mentzer | Posted 01.07.2013 | Arts
Susanne Mentzer

I have had this dream project for many years now to record songs by the opera composer Carlisle Floyd. (I premiered one of these wonderful groups of s...

CES: Wearable, Watchable, Wonderful

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 03.08.2013 | Technology
Steve Rosenbaum

When CES was founded, back in 1967, the idea of 'consumer electronics' was just a glimmer of what it is today. In 2003, COMDEX collapsed (the Comp...