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Climate Change This Week: The Flood Connection, a Clean Energy Superpower, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 10.06.2015 | Green
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Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. When Peruvian Amazon forests disappear, so does this insect, and webs of amazing be...

The Most Name-Dropped Fashion Designers In Hip Hop

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 10.05.2015 | Style

The relationship between hip hop and fashion is powerful and prolific. Theirs is a love that is loudly celebrated by style-obsessed rappers who r...

New Nike Deal Ensures Future For Women’s Pro Soccer In The U.S.

The Huffington Post | Justin Block | Posted 09.30.2015 | Sports

The future of top-flight women's professional soccer in the United States is stronger than ever thanks to a new deal between Nike and the National Wo...

New Nike Ad Celebrates Marathon Runners Who Come In Last

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 09.28.2015 | Sports

Nike's new "Last" ad celebrates the power of finishing of what you start. In this case, it's a marathon. But it could apply to many of life's end...

Unlikely Coalition Forms To Back Renewable Energy

The Huffington Post | Jenny Che | Posted 09.23.2015 | Business

Nine of the country's biggest companies just helped set a new standard for corporate sustainability. Goldman Sachs, Johnson & Johnson, Nike,...

US Club Soccer and La Liga Partner to Bring a New Culture to American Youth Soccer

Alicia Jessop | Posted 09.11.2015 | Sports
Alicia Jessop

Will soccer become the most popular sport in the United States? To Baby Boomers, that question is preposterous. "No way," many would answer. To Millennials, the answer to the question is not "If," but, "When?"

You'll Never Guess The Most Instagrammed Fashion Brand

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 09.10.2015 | Style

Instagram isn't only just a tool to show our friends -- and sometimes complete strangers -- all the fabulous things we're doing. It's also a big busin...

Are Nike, Under Armour and Adidas Overpaying for University Athletic Department Sponsorships?

Alicia Jessop | Posted 09.04.2015 | Sports
Alicia Jessop

One conversation that can't be ignored is the economics of college football. In an age when the NCAA is facing multiple lawsuits challenging its standard of amateurism, conversations about college football must consider the money that the sport generates.

6 Tips for Buying the Right Running Shoe

Details | Posted 08.25.2015 | Healthy Living

By Samuel Blackstone for DETAILS. (photo: Getty Images) Ask any experienced runners and they'll tell you, the most important piece of fitness equip...

6 Ways Billion-Dollar Businesses Prove You Can Profit And Still Do Good

The Huffington Post | Jo Confino | Posted 08.24.2015 | Business

For all those doubters in business who believe it’s not possible to combine making money with creating a better world, it’s time to think...

Fortune Magazine's 'Change the World' List Needs More Hard Data

Andrew Winston | Posted 08.24.2015 | Business
Andrew Winston

Fortune Magazine has taken on a fascinating and very challenging task of ranking companies that are "changing the world" for the good. Their new list ...

What Marketers Can Expect From China's Slowdown

Tom Doctoroff | Posted 08.14.2015 | Business
Tom Doctoroff

In China, multinational manufacturers are confronting a first-in-a-generation structural slowdown. Vigilance is in order. Panic is not. The bottom will not fall out of the market but some sectors may enter a state of suspended animation.

An Olympian Takes a Stand

Warren K. Zola | Posted 08.12.2015 | Sports
Warren K. Zola

Will Nick Symmonds join Curt Flood, John Mackey, Ed O'Bannon, Spencer Haywood and others as seminal figures standing up for the rights of fellow athletes? Symmonds' recent actions are likely to have substantial ramifications for Olympic athletes in our country.

Fashion-able World Games at UCLA

Sissi Johnson | Posted 08.12.2015 | Impact
Sissi Johnson

Did you think the Olympics was the most spectacular event you could ever witness ? Then you obviously missed out on the heartwarming Special Olympics World Games in Los Angeles.

China's Post '90s Generation: New Minds, Old World

Tom Doctoroff | Posted 08.11.2015 | Business
Tom Doctoroff

Twenty years ago, China's engagement with the world had barely begun. The Internet was accessible to only the privileged few. Parents still espoused "protective" values reinforced by their experiences during the instability of two man-made disasters.

Why I Decided Not to Sign USA Track & Field's 'Statement of Conditions'

Nick Symmonds | Posted 08.10.2015 | Sports
Nick Symmonds

Every day for the past two years I woke up with a purpose: to return to the IAAF World Championships. For two full years I trained. Thousands of miles logged, hours spent in the pool, at the gym, and countless other sacrifices made. I was all set to go until last night when I received an email from American track and field's governing body, USATF.

Nick Symmonds Says USA Track & Field Exploits Patriotism For Profit

The Huffington Post | Maxwell Strachan | Posted 08.10.2015 | Sports

USA Track & Field runner Nick Symmonds tweeted late Sunday that he had been left off the USA Track & Field (USATF) roster for this ...

An Interview With School of Visual Arts' Creativity Master Richard Wilde on His New Book, The Process: A New Foundation in Art and Design

Christopher Lee Nutter | Posted 07.30.2015 | Arts
Christopher Lee Nutter

Disruptive ideas. Innovation. Creativity. These buzz words drive the conversations in branding, business, visual design and the arts. And all three boil down to the same pressing question -- how do you create something new?

Great Creative Work Isn't About Risk

John Foley | Posted 07.21.2015 | Business
John Foley

Many people in our industry believe that risk is the essential component to great creative. Every advertising rookie learns early on that career success is dependent upon doing or being associated with edgy, award-winning campaigns.

Why Aren't Companies More Worried About Female Sneakerheads?

The Huffington Post | Justin Block | Posted 08.27.2015 | Sports

A photo posted by Sophia Chang (@esymai) on Jul 8, 2015 at 5:44pm PDT The world of sneakers has long been dominated by male athletic cultu...

Nike Launches Flyease, Changing The Game For People With Disabilities

The Huffington Post | Lucy McCalmont | Posted 07.14.2015 | Sports

For college sophomore Matthew Walzer, simply putting on his shoes was an impossible task. Lacking the dexterity to get his foot in and out o...

Brand Lesson: 'Spokescreatures' Often Work Better Than Spokespeople

Ira Kalb | Posted 07.09.2015 | Business
Ira Kalb

Unlike spokespeople that age, die, have affairs and do other things that can damage your brand, mascots are ageless brand representatives that help your target audience develop a closer relationship with your products.

Nike Chairman Phil Knight Is Stepping Down

AP | Posted 07.01.2015 | Business

NEW YORK (AP) — Nike Chairman Phil Knight, who turned a business selling shoes out of the back of his car into the world's most valuable sports bran...

Errant Tween Phone Home

Liam Robb O'Hagan | Posted 06.29.2015 | Parents
Liam Robb O'Hagan

My wife and I have succumbed. My son got a phone last week. Given my previous post questioning the wisdom of graduating elementary school, I awkwardly acknowledge the phone was a graduation present.

Flying the Coop

Mary McLaurine | Posted 06.24.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Mary McLaurine

You needn't set your watch She'll be there She's always there Same bench, Same checkered blue hat Same scruffy, neon pink Nikes Some question her san...