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Helping Children Cope With Crisis

Marian Wright Edelman | Posted 11.09.2015 | Impact
Marian Wright Edelman

Children desperately need adults to help them process and cope within the violent and uncertain world we have created for them. They also need to see adults working with and for them to create a better, safer nation and world for tomorrow

Data Privacy and Security in a Post-Safe Harbor Era

Bob Muglia | Posted 11.23.2015 | Technology
Bob Muglia

Data without borders may be a thing of the past. On Oct. 6, the European Court of Justice declared the Safe Harbor structure to be invalid. Since its establishment, Safe Harbor has provided a simple, legal mechanism to transfer Personal Data outside of Europe to data centers located in the U.S.

8 Technologies That Define the Next Generation in Home Security

Frankie Rendón | Posted 11.02.2015 | Technology
Frankie Rendón

Protecting your family, home and assets from unwelcome intruders is still a basic concern in today's digital age. Therefore, these high-tech surveilla...

Fighting Inequality by Addressing Urban Violence

Josephine d'Allant | Posted 11.11.2015 | Impact
Josephine d'Allant

Crime, inequality, and urban poverty are highly intertwined. Crime patterns can be both symptoms and drivers of inequality. Informal settlements often epitomize the hot spots of urban violence.

First-Ever U.S. Presidential Candidates' Forum Held Abroad in Jerusalem, Israel, November 2-4, 2015

Natasha Srdoc | Posted 10.23.2015 | Politics
Natasha Srdoc

US presidential candidates have been invited to participate in the first-ever US Presidential Candidates' Forum held abroad, focusing on foreign and defense policy issues.

Why Is the United Nations Important in Our Lives?

Gaia Paradiso | Posted 10.21.2015 | Impact
Gaia Paradiso

The UN day is approaching. On October 24th the United Nations celebrates its 70th Anniversary, a milestone in history after World War II. Conceived as a unifier of states and populations, its central mission was to restore international peace and ensure security.

Life Lessons From the Buffet Line

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 10.19.2015 | Healthy Living
Deirdre Maloney

There's a special place in my heart for a special place near my house. Hubbie and I visit it regularly... as in, at least once a week. It's that aweso...

What Can U.S. Police Officers Learn From the Liberian National Police?

Sabrina Karim | Posted 10.16.2015 | Crime
Sabrina Karim

When it comes to community policing and de-escalating conflicts, the Liberian National Police have a lot they could share with U.S. police officers.

How Universal Orlando Sets the Stage for Halloween Horror Nights 25 in just 60 Minutes

Jim Hill | Posted 10.16.2015 | Entertainment
Jim Hill

It takes a lot of coordination between various departments across the theme park. Not to mention months and months of advance planning.

Lock Down Your Smartphones and Tablets

Christopher Burgess | Posted 10.12.2015 | Technology
Christopher Burgess

No longer do we dial our family and friends by telephone number, we click on their avatar or name and the device does the rest. We click on an application and read our email, or engage in banking.

Don't 'Pin' Card Safety Hopes on Static Technology

Frank Keating | Posted 10.02.2015 | Business
Frank Keating

You'd never know it in your daily life, but October 1 marks a milestone in improving the security of your credit and debit cards. Behind the scenes, a major shift is taking place that will improve the incentives of retailers and financial institutions to protect customer data.

Don't Collect What You Can't Protect

Christopher Burgess | Posted 10.16.2015 | Technology
Christopher Burgess

The mantra of every corporation should be, "Don't collect what you can't protect." It should matter not if you are the CEO of very large corporati...

Snowden: 'Inevitably Someone In A High Risk Situation Like Me Is Going To Get Owned'

Fusion | Farah_Mohamed | Posted 09.28.2015 | World

I recently interviewed NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden for the Electronic Frontier Foundation’s Pioneer Awards, an event that recognizes those prot...

As Europe Considers Asylum Policy, World's Poorest Teach Us Lessons of Humanity

Toby Lanzer | Posted 09.22.2015 | World
Toby Lanzer

One in every five people in Diffa was not there some months ago but has now fled from the raging violence. The provincial capital has become a safe haven for many; its capacity to cope with the arrival is stretched to the limits.

8 Things To Do (And Not Do) When Things Go Wrong

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 09.22.2015 | Healthy Living
Deirdre Maloney

Know that moments of foul will happen, and do your best to deal with it in a way that doesn't damage you or others. And know that, no matter what, the foul will pass.

Two-Factor Authentication: What Is It and Why is It Important?

NextAdvisor.com | Posted 09.21.2015 | Technology
NextAdvisor.com

By now, most people are aware of the importance of creating strong, unique passwords for all of their online accounts. If you aren't already practicing smart password habits, you certainly should.

I Know My Husband Loves Me Because He Gave Me His Password for His Cell

Laurie Hollman, Ph.D. | Posted 09.08.2015 | Style
Laurie Hollman, Ph.D.

Some people are very private with their cell phone passwords. Other people wish they didn't even have to have one. I'm not sure why different people f...

What's in Your Mystery Basket?

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 09.01.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Deirdre Maloney

Truth time. I've got a little obsession. And I know I'm not alone on this one. It combines some of my very favorite things: riveting drama, diverse p...

3 Reasons Tightening Movie Theater Security isn't the Answer

Danielle Wolffe | Posted 08.28.2015 | Entertainment
Danielle Wolffe

Tightening security in theaters will ensure even fewer people go, and movie theaters will deteriorate more. It is an ineffective, knee jerk, band aid reaction to what is hopefully a passing copycat lunatic fad. However, theaters across the country are setting new security measures in stone.

Jordan Needs to Appoint an Administrative Czar to Solve Bridge Problems

Daoud Kuttab | Posted 08.20.2016 | World
Daoud Kuttab

The decades-old conflict with Israel and the aftereffects of the Israeli occupation of what was Jordanian land in the West Bank continue to be a source of hardships and problems for individuals and business people on both sides of the Jordan River.

The Truth About Life's Bumps

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 08.17.2016 | Healthy Living
Deirdre Maloney

Pay attention to your thoughts. Recognize which ones are bringing you down. Know that you have a choice with each and every one. Then make the choices that make you happier.

Why I Still Ride Cabs In San Francisco

Tarun Wadhwa | Posted 08.15.2016 | Technology
Tarun Wadhwa

Ridesharing is playing an important role in making cities easier and cheaper to get around; it's resulted in a far more functional system. But what I've learnt is that there is room for many different players in this space, and that their coexistence makes all of them stronger companies.

Clarifying the Hype Around Auto Cyber Threats

Brian E. Finch | Posted 08.13.2016 | Business
Brian E. Finch

I, like most Americans, have a love affair with the automobile. Give me an unlimited budget and I will quickly exceed it, purchasing pretty much every available car, truck, and SUV on the market. That's a big part of the reason why I have been following the cyber story de jour: auto cyber hacks.

Misled Into Leadership

Paul Dunion, Ed.D., LPC | Posted 08.11.2016 | Business
Paul Dunion, Ed.D., LPC

The concept of going with someone or someone going with us may be as simple as wanting to be understood or accepted, or as complex as guiding national policy. Ultimately, our capacity to lead under the most simple or complex situations will depend upon the depth of relationship we have with ourselves.

The Real Victims of India and Pakistan Proxy War

Mohammad Shafiq Hamdam | Posted 08.07.2016 | World
Mohammad Shafiq Hamdam

Hostility between Afghanistan and Pakistan has been ongoing now for about four decades, whereas hostility between Pakistan and India has been present since 1947. The proxy war between between India and Pakistan lies in Afghanistan.