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Are Vulnerability and Authenticity the New Cool?

Tiffany Crawford | Posted 07.01.2012 | Home
Tiffany Crawford

You hear it everywhere. All of the thought leaders in business, spiritual gurus, and now pop stars are all talking about being your true self and loving you for who you are. That's not what I see on the cover of magazines -- yet.

Look! There's Sir Richard Branson In My Drink

Posted 05.02.2012 | Travel

It was about time in-flight food and beverage service got shaken up. Guests of Virgin Atlantic's Upper Class section will soon be able to ice their dr...

Richard Branson's Inspiring Panel of Entrepreneurs to Help Him Select Best Ideas for Screwing Business as Usual

Mark C. Thompson | Posted 06.23.2012 | Business
Mark C. Thompson

The Screw Business As Usual competition was launched in November 2011, designed to find ideas from around the world that are truly screwing business as usual and making the world a better place.

Rolling Stones Get Big Screen Drama

Posted 06.22.2012 | Entertainment

The Rolling Stones have had plenty of time on the big screen -- with nearly a dozen documentary and concert films over the past 50-plus years. But soo...

Maasai Have Always Cared For Wildlife

Farah Mawani | Posted 06.19.2012 | World
Farah Mawani

Despite their centuries of experience doing so, the voices of pastoralists are often excluded from decision-making affecting their lives.

Buy The Moon? Loophole Might Let Companies Own Outer Space

The Huffington Post | Andres Jauregui | Posted 04.06.2012 | Business

Got an extra couple of billion dollars lying around? Need a hot investment tip? To the moon, Alice! A shift in policy could open up the moon and ot...

Sir Richard Branson Actually Is the Most Interesting Man In The World (VIDEO)

Shira Lazar | Posted 06.05.2012 | Business
Shira Lazar

Richard Branson answered our viewer questions and spoke about social media, entrepreneurship, Virgin Galactic, his 10-year prediction, and the importance of making a difference in other peoples' lives.

WATCH: Richard Branson Talks Front Massages On CNBC

Huff TV | Posted 06.04.2012 | Business
Huff TV

Richard Branson's hotels really do have it all, apparently. During interview with CNBC on Wednesday, the British billionaire harped on the importan...

Rod Kurtz

Richard Branson Wants To Go Where? | Rod Kurtz | Posted 03.31.2012 | Small Business

Sir Richard Branson is at it again. The globetrotting billionaire has announced his latest exploration venture -- Virgin Volcanic, which plans to char...

Conquering the 'Unreachable' Parts of Our Planet and Beyond...

Richard Branson | Posted 05.31.2012 | Science
Richard Branson

This week Jim Cameron has shown the world it is possible to take 21st-century camera technology to the depths -- he has sparked humankind's curiosity to discover more.

From One Virgin, Countless Social Entrepreneurs Are Born

Marc Stoiber | Posted 05.27.2012 | Impact
Marc Stoiber

In holiday destinations like the Caribbean, authentic experiences are becoming the new currency. But local entrepreneurs with great ideas seldom have access to the capital, training or leadership skills that would give their innovations the credibility tourism operators demand.

WATCH: The Super-Rich's Favorite New Toy

The Huffington Post | Khadeeja Safdar | Posted 03.19.2012 | Business

To check out the new favorite toy of the mega-rich, you'll have to do some deep sea diving. That's because that new plaything is a single-person s...

To Infinity...And Beyond!

Posted 03.20.2012 | Travel

There's soon to be a new man on the moon. Ashton Kutcher became Virgin Galactic's 500th customer on Monday, CEO Sir Richard Branson blogged. Bra...

Sir Richard Branson Asks for a Joint at the White House

Anthony Papa | Posted 05.16.2012 | Politics
Anthony Papa

Sir Richard Branson went to the White House this week to attend a state dinner. When he got a chance to speak to President Obama, he asked if he could have a spliff. He was only joking but it was a gentle way of reminding Obama that the issue of marijuana is an important one.

Bunnies In Zero-G?

Posted 04.28.2012 | Science

By: Tariq Malik Published: 02/24/2012 07:06 AM EST on Playboy is about to launch into the final frontier, at least in its imagination....

You Could Own An Entire Village For Less Than Some U.S. Homes

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 03.13.2012 | Business

Looking for a place to call home? You might be able to buy an entire village for the same amount that it costs to buy a house in some places. The ...

Climate Change: Good for Business?

John Friedman | Posted 04.22.2012 | Business
John Friedman

So where are the opportunities? If we look at the traditional sectors, energy, construction and transportation one of the biggest things that leaps out to me is the idea of substituting and replacing raw materials using one thing that humans seem to be able to produce in abundance -- waste.

Surprising Number Of Americans Knocking Boots At The Office

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 02.23.2012 | Business

From heart-shaped candies to singing telegrams, Valentine's Day makes most offices a whole lot more romantic than they usually are. But according to s...

Big Ideas in Small Times

Rick Tumlinson | Posted 04.01.2012 | Science
Rick Tumlinson

Crazy may not be the one who says the sun is the center of the solar system, the Earth is round and someday people might fly. It may be those who laugh at such words whose minds are lost.

Top 10 Marijuana Highlights From 2011

Rob Kampia | Posted 03.14.2012 | Politics
Rob Kampia

The following list comprises the 10 most significant, positive developments relating to marijuana policy reform in the U.S. in 2011.

Rod Kurtz

What Does It Take To Screw Business As Usual? | Rod Kurtz | Posted 12.20.2011 | Small Business

Richard Branson is the world's consummate entrepreneur for good reason. Sure, he represents the pinnacle of self-made success and the accompanying joi...

A Very Big Honor For SFO

Aaron Sankin | Posted 12.02.2011 | San Francisco

Lots of people already call San Francisco the greenest city in the country. Now they'll be saying the same about its airport. San Francisco Interna...

LOOK: 7 Vehicles That May One Day Take You To Space

The Huffington Post | Timothy Stenovec | Posted 11.30.2011 | Technology

Saturday's launch of the Mars Rover Curiosity got us thinking -- why do robots get to have all the fun in space? So we decided to bring you seven d...

"Space Is Wide Open": Talking With Virgin Galactic CTO Steve Isakowitz

Zoe P. Strassfield | Posted 01.21.2012 | College
Zoe P. Strassfield

"We're opening up the space frontier to all, not just those lucky few public astronauts who are sponsored by the government or those that happen to be rich enough to be able to spend 40 million to fly on a Russian vehicle."

Alicia Ciccone

Richard Branson Wants To Change The Name Of Banking | Alicia Ciccone | Posted 11.21.2011 | Small Business

First space travel, now banking? Sir Richard Branson, billionaire entrepreneur, global philanthropist and member of the HuffPost Small Business Board ...