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World's Longest-Serving Paperboy Has Been Working How Long?

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 11.25.2015 | Fifty

Trouble getting up in the morning? Just think of John Cooper. At 79, he's still working, waking up at 5 a.m. and walking three miles every morning, ...

The Impact of Childhood

David Wygant | Posted 11.24.2015 | Politics
David Wygant

As I sat and watched the ISIS bombings in Paris, and I see the threats on the United States and Paris and everywhere else - one thought comes to mind....

You Matter. Choose Love.

Sister Jenna | Posted 11.24.2015 | Religion
Sister Jenna

The word, "Love" has been used so much that often its power is diluted. We use it as the right thing to say in a speech or the right weapon to use when you want someone to submit to us. Perhaps the real power in the word is that Love is so large. Which might lead us to question, "Why do I play so small?" Love is large and it has the capacity to remove any limitation of race, creed, religion, or language.

Pilot Error, Dust Blamed For Fatal Marine Osprey Crash In Hawaii

AP | Carla Herreria | Posted 11.24.2015 | Crime

HONOLULU (AP) — A hybrid aircraft that crashed in Hawaii this year, killing two Marines, flew in sandy or dusty conditions for an extended perio...

From Paleo Snoozing to the Butt Dialing Crisis: This Week's Curios

Justin Kitch | Posted 11.20.2015 | Science
Justin Kitch

Last week's Curios covered the newspaper error that led to the Nobel Prize, how artisanal pizza could save the coal industry from extinction, and America's butt dialing crisis.

Talent in America and Reimagining 20th Century Success

George Sifakis | Posted 11.19.2015 | Impact
George Sifakis

Jamie Merisotis, Lumina Foundation's CEO, as well as author of the new book America Needs Talent shared a great deal on the sector of talent in America with Ideagen. An important goal of Lumina, Merisotis said, is to increase the number of "high quality post-secondary degrees, certificates, or other credentials" in Americans to 60 percent.

A Future for Public Broadcasting

Michael Rosenblum | Posted 11.19.2015 | Media
Michael Rosenblum

Today, there are hundreds of channels -- and millions once online video really takes off. Is there any longer any purpose for public broadcasters? There are plenty of channels to choose from -- infinite once you include Amazon, Netflix, Apple TV (and we're just getting started with those).

All Pumped Up

Jerry Zezima | Posted 11.12.2015 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

I am not much of a couch potato, not only because my wife won't let me eat potatoes on the couch while watching TV, but because I prefer to drink beer in the lounge chair.

Q&A: Kyu Lee -- CEO, Wiselike

Viputheshwar Sitaraman | Posted 11.11.2015 | Technology
Viputheshwar Sitaraman

Wiselike is a knowledge-sharing platform backed by some of Silicon Valley's most prominent investors like GGV Capital, 500 Startups, and more. Wiselik...

Q&A: Taylor Culliver & Dilip Rajan -- CoFounders, Vyrtex

Viputheshwar Sitaraman | Posted 11.11.2015 | Technology
Viputheshwar Sitaraman

After a soft launch at the University of Pennsylvania in September, Vyrtex, a new social content curation platform, is ready to take things to the nex...

From Robotic Trash to the Senate's Sweet Secret: This Week's Curios

Justin Kitch | Posted 11.06.2015 | Science
Justin Kitch

Last week's Curios covered the future of robotic trash collection, 19th century "prescription" beards, and the sweet history of the U.S. Senate candy desk.

Justin Adu Delivers Reality Programming with African Amedia | Posted 11.06.2015 | Black Voices

It's more than art for art's sake. Justin Adu's African Amedia exhibit was created with direct intent to deliver in-your-face content that forces one to take in the adversities of society. His work addresses the negative portrayals of African Americans in mainstream media, while also providing a platform to look inward and analyze self.

Gawk of the Town

Noel Holston | Posted 11.02.2015 | Media
Noel Holston

Without meaning to, I saw the Carolina take-down clip five times in a single NBC Nightly News broadcast a couple of days after the incident occurred. Five times in the space of a minute or so. It happened so fast, I couldn't get to the remote.

From Holy Water Vending Machines to a Pumpkin Pie Shortage: This Week's Curios

Justin Kitch | Posted 10.30.2015 | Science
Justin Kitch

Last week's Curios covered the impending pumpkin pie shortage, a 1st century vending machine for holy water, and the end of perfect security.

How Republicans Lie During Debates and Get Away With It

Brian Hanley | Posted 10.29.2015 | Politics
Brian Hanley

It must be easy to sleep after a debate, knowing that your supporters won't fact-check you, because you've thoroughly convinced them that it's the fact-checkers who lie.

Is Operation Cross Country the Best Way to Fight Child Sex Trafficking?

Katherine Koster | Posted 10.29.2015 | Impact
Katherine Koster

The sweep netted 149 youth involved in the sex trade. It also led to arrests of 150 "pimps as well as other individuals." Rescuing "commercially sexually exploited youth" and catching their "exploiters" sounds like a great thing, right? Actually, it's a bit more complicated.

7 Secrets to Keeping Your Dreams Alive... Even After Graduation

Zanele Mutepfa | Posted 10.29.2015 | College
Zanele Mutepfa

Keeping your dreams alive is the one job from which you will never be rejected, fired, or laid off. Just because you don't get your dream job right after graduation doesn't mean it's impossible.

Woman Found 'Frozen In Solid Ice' Inside Cryotherapy Chamber

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 10.27.2015 | Crime

UPDATE: 9:40 p.m. --  Nevada officials ordered all Rejuvenice locations to shut down after discovering that the company was not licensed to perfo...

This Gay Stand Up Comic Reveals The Incredible Homophobia He's Faced

Sampson McCormick | Posted 10.27.2015 | Gay Voices
Sampson McCormick

Funny is funny, and for a long time, funny has existed in the gay, women, disabled and other minority stand-up that's often overlooked, simply because we're seen as either niche or unmarketable.

From Selfie Deaths to Saving the Moon Landing: This Week's Curios

Justin Kitch | Posted 10.23.2015 | Science
Justin Kitch

Every day of the year, CEO Justin Kitch writes a quirky fact, known as the Daily Curio, intended to tickle the brains of lifelong learners everywhere. This is a weekly digest.

Rush Limbaugh Says Too Many Female Journalists Lead To The 'Chickification' Of The News

The Huffington Post | Judah Robinson | Posted 10.22.2015 | Media

Conservative radio host Rush Limbaugh thinks Democratic presidential front-runner Hillary Clinton is getting "sympathetic" treatment from the media b...

From Space Elevators to the Death of LOL: This Week's Curios

Justin Kitch | Posted 10.16.2015 | Science
Justin Kitch

Last week's Curios covered the new space elevator, how simple math saved the NBA, and the death of LOL.

An Endorsement of Nothing: When a Pope Betrays the Gay World With Kisses

Benjamin Brenkert | Posted 10.13.2015 | Gay Voices
Benjamin Brenkert

Until the Pope sits down with a pen to reconcile Church doctrine with what is truthfully occurring in nature, much as he did with climate change, he endorses nothing and sets gay people up for even more betrayal -- because Pope Francis cannot assure the world that his successor will be as "gay friendly."

From Purr Therapy to Defeating Defeat Devices: This Week's Curios

Justin Kitch | Posted 10.12.2015 | Science
Justin Kitch

Last week's Curios covered the history of defeat devices, why cats really purr, and the trail of Lewis and Clark's poop.

The Making of a Fashion Icon- LaQuan Smith

Myrlaun Walker | Posted 10.08.2015 | Style
Myrlaun Walker

As the 27-year-old embarks into a new realm of 'name and likeness' he talks humbly about the beginning and feels confident about where he and his brand are going.