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A Global Faculty - Co-evolutionary Teachers Collaborating With Evolutionary Technologies

Wendy Adams Mendenhall | Posted 11.26.2013 | Impact
Wendy Adams Mendenhall

Fifth in a series of 12 - Education Unplugged 101 "A teacher affects eternity; {they} can never tell where {their} influence stops." -- Henry Adams ...

Developing a Lexicon for Ocean Preservation

Jennifer Schwab | Posted 11.17.2013 | Green
Jennifer Schwab

We are talking about a far more serious question: How will we feed the world 20 years from now? Indeed, if we do not stop the systematic destruction of our ocean resources, we could have a serious seafood shortfall; this is on a collision course with simultaneous population growth.

WATCH: Tail-Cam Captures Awesome Views Of Space Plane Flight

The Huffington Post | Posted 09.09.2013 | Science

From Stephen Hawking to Justin Bieber, scores of celebrities are raring to go to space by 2014. But for those of us who don't have $250,000 to shell o...

Inspiration vs. Manipulation

Merry Carole Powers | Posted 10.19.2013 | Business
Merry Carole Powers

When you stand for something, you inspire. You take a stand for something, usually bigger than yourself, and people relate. It motivates rather than manipulates.

This Is How To Stay Inspired Day In, Day Out

The Huffington Post | Posted 08.19.2013 | Small Business

Lacking inspiration? You're not alone. A recent Gallup poll indicates that a vast majority of Americans - almost 70 percent - are "not engaged" or "ac...

You Don't Need More Experience -- You Need More Courage

Selena Soo | Posted 09.23.2013 | Healthy Living
Selena Soo

Anything is possible. But you must believe in yourself before others can believe in you. You must be willing to get in the game, to make mistakes, to learn from them and then to move on, wiser and stronger.

LOOK: Ways To Give Back On Nelson Mandela Day

The Huffington Post | Nader Salass | Posted 07.17.2013 | Impact

In honor of Mandela Day this Thursday, activists and organizations are encouraging people to find ways to serve others. Mandela's foundation asked ...

Richard Branson Honors Cory Monteith's Commitment To Ending Homelessness

Richard Branson | Posted 09.14.2013 | Impact
Richard Branson

Cory Monteith was a beautiful soul. His awareness of his own struggles led him to reach out to young people all over the world with deep compassion and empathy to help them through their struggles.

Branson, McCartney, Other Big Names Unite On New Social Good Platform

The Huffington Post | Nader Salass | Posted 07.15.2013 | Impact

The best prizes at nonprofit auctions typically go to the biggest bidders. A recently launched fundraising platform, however, is democratizing the sys...

Women in Art: Curator: Kristin Sancken

Malcolm Harris | Posted 08.24.2013 | Arts
Malcolm Harris

Over the past few years, the tenacious Ms. Sancken has managed to amplify her voice in the testosterone driven art world -- not only through her ground breaking curatorial projects but also through her whimsical and poignant writings for a number of art magazines and blogs.

LATE JUNE, 1970: An Amazing Autograph, Heatwave in London, Granny Takes A Trip, Thunderclap Newman Shows Up and, Yes, 'Gimme Dat Ting'

Binky Philips | Posted 08.14.2013 | Entertainment
Binky Philips

The epicenter of Rock Cool on planet Earth. Not hyperbolic whatsoever, actually.

Erica Diamond: Third Metric: Missing Out

Erica Diamond | Posted 08.09.2013 | Women
Erica Diamond

Sometimes we miss out on amazing opportunities with the choices we make, but in my opinion, it's simply about priorities. And I'm just not prepared to put my family second.

Bieber In Space?

The Huffington Post | Todd Van Luling | Posted 06.06.2013 | Celebrity

Justin Bieber is the latest celebrity to sign up to head to space following the NASA cuts over the last few years. He will be joining Richard Branson'...

Party With Richard Branson For Charity

The Huffington Post | Nader Salass | Posted 06.06.2013 | Impact

We already know what a day in the life of Richard Branson is like. Now, business-minded do-gooders can get a taste of the nightlife alongside the trai...

Innovation Tips From Richard Branson, John Mackey, Bobbi Brown And Others

George Bradt | Posted 07.28.2013 | Business
George Bradt

The holy grail of innovation is the moment of sudden breakthrough. But those moments don't happen in vacuums. As suggested by some of the top names in...

Learning Is Cool: What I learned From C2-MTL

Amanda Slavin | Posted 07.30.2013 | Impact
Amanda Slavin

For an adult who loves to learn, but also loves marketing, who has a background in education and events, you aren't told what way to go. There is really only one thing to do and that is to create your own path.

Innovating in a Post-Carbon Economy: Richard Branson, Elon Musk, Energy Secretary Moniz and Ambassador Melanne Verveer Come Together in DC

Joan Michelson | Posted 07.28.2013 | Business
Joan Michelson

A "to-do" list of how to create a post-carbon economy evolved from the remarks of an array of innovators from business, politics and Hollywood at the 2013 Climate Leadership Gala the other night at the Renaissance Mayflower Hotel in Washington, DC.

Q&A With Sir Richard Branson: Dialogues on the Environment

Mark Tercek | Posted 07.28.2013 | Green
Mark Tercek

"It started with a phone call from Al Gore while I was in the bath. He wanted to show me An Inconvenient Truth, and his poignant and elegant reduction of these issues really struck a chord with myself as an interested non-expert."

How Much Would YOU Pay For A Space Trip With This Guy?

The Huffington Post | Macrina Cooper-White | Posted 05.25.2013 | Science

Want to blast into space with a movie star? At a charity auction held in Cannes, France on May 23 for the Foundation For Aids Research, one man an...

WATCH: Celebs Join Matt Damon's 'Toilet Strike'

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 05.23.2013 | Impact

These famous philanthropists really have a can-don't attitude. Bono, Richard Branson and Olivia Wilde have joined Matt Damon in his jokey pledge to...

Billionaire Explains Where Real Learning Takes Place

Posted 05.23.2013 | Business

If you're a member of the Class of 2013 and want to some day be rich enough to own your own island, you may want to pay attention to Virgin Group foun...

Olivia Wilde, Richard Branson and Bono Join the Toilet Strike

Gary White | Posted 05.22.2013 | Impact
Gary White

Today, Sir Richard Branson, Bono and Olivia Wilde declare their support for Matt Damon's Toilet Strike in the most recent PSA released by water.org.

What Richard Branson Told Me About Goal-Getting (And Creating a Life You Adore)

Robin Sharma | Posted 07.15.2013 | Impact
Robin Sharma

Goal-getting matters. And writing down the brave acts and bold dreams you intend to accomplish will provide the spark to get them done. It works for Richard Branson. And my highest wish is that it works for you too.

8 Things Really Successful People Do

Inc. | Posted 07.14.2013 | Small Business

By Kevin Daum, visit Inc. Most people claim to want success. But not everyone is willing to do the hard work and the smart work to get there. Often...

Richard Branson: 'There Is No Such Thing as Failure'

The European Magazine | Posted 07.09.2013 | Business
The European Magazine

"A game-changing idea is something that really stands out: It is not easy to start a company and to survive and thrive in the modern world. In fact, you've got to do something radically different to make a mark today."