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The Best Apps for Your Bright or Gifted Child

Daniel B. Peters, Ph.D. | Posted 02.15.2015 | Parents
Daniel B. Peters, Ph.D.

With the holiday season upon us, we have an opportunity to both foster our children's love of these apps as well as provide holiday presents that are extremely low in cost.

Think Before You Ink and Don't Be a Dummy

Sophie Bramnick | Posted 01.21.2015 | Teen
Sophie Bramnick

So if you're thinking, "I'm a free spirit, a dolphin encircled by daisies and rainbows is a perfect reflection of my personality, I should totally get this tattooed on my butt, what could go wrong?" Well you silly dumb-dumb, I'll tell you.

Impossible Goals and My Quest to Lose 175 Pounds

Don McNay | Posted 01.01.2015 | Business
Don McNay

Some people think aiming to lose 175 pounds is insane. For me, it is the only way to get there. When I've set "impossible" goals in a business setting, I've always made them. I get excited and motivated. Small goals don't interest me at all.

Confessions of a Self-Proclaimed Phone Addict

Ashley McDonald | Posted 11.10.2014 | Healthy Living
Ashley McDonald

Perhaps I should put down my phone a little. Maybe we all should (fellow college students, I'm talking to you). Because yeah, life is moving pretty fast, and if we don't stop and look around once in a while, we could miss it (couldn't resist). Do they have AA groups for this sort of thing?

How My Husband and I Raise Money-Smart Kids

MyBankTracker | Posted 06.22.2014 | Money
MyBankTracker

One of the most practical ways that we impart money savvy to our children is by constantly reinforcing the notion that money isn't just for spending.

Being SMART about Constructing Dynamic Treatment Regimes

American Statistical Association | Posted 05.14.2014 | Science
American Statistical Association

By Susan Murphy and Inbal Nahum-Shani Dynamic treatment regimes (DTRs) are of growing interest across the medical field as these regimes provide a wa...

Led Across a Left-brain Landscape, These Women are Looking for Strong Men to Match Their Vision

Alexia Parks | Posted 03.05.2014 | Women
Alexia Parks

In a recent commentary in Time magazine, Camille Paglia singles out a small group of feminists whose views on men are well known, and then acts as if ...

Beyond Things: The Internet of Everything, Explained In Four Dimensions

Dave Evans | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Dave Evans

By the end of 2013, we will create more new information every 10 minutes than we did in all of human history up to 2008 -- most of it rich media. Not only is the volume of data increasing exponentially, the data itself is becoming richer.

Is Going Smart Really Smart?

Reno Charlton | Posted 10.12.2013 | Technology
Reno Charlton

From smartphones and tablets to smart TVs for the home, people are now connected to the digital world no matter where they go and what they do. But just how smart is leading a smart life?

Our Phones Are Getting Smarter, But Are We Getting Dumber?

Nancy Colier | Posted 07.02.2013 | Healthy Living
Nancy Colier

Ideally, we delegate responsibility for menial tasks in order to free ourselves up to do more meaningful work. But in the case of computers, we are turning over the tasks of life to technology in order to free ourselves to do what?

Improv Everywhere the Documentary Premieres at SXSW 2013 (WATCH)

Shira Lazar | Posted 05.14.2013 | Technology
Shira Lazar

Backed by Kickstarter, Adams originally planned to release the film online but as he started meeting more people from the group, he grasped what the movie would really be about, which was the evolution of the group and the creative transitions from text to photo to HD video.

Bill and Ted 3 Sneaks Its Way Into SXSW 2013 (WATCH)

Shira Lazar | Posted 05.13.2013 | Entertainment
Shira Lazar

Alex Winter stops by the Samsung Blogger Lounge at SXSW 2013 to talk about the premiere of his Napster Documentary, Downloaded, an upcoming pilot for AMC, and the status of Bill and Ted 3.

John Cena Brings WrestleMania to SXSW 2013 (WATCH)

Shira Lazar | Posted 05.11.2013 | Technology
Shira Lazar

Twelve-time WWE World Champion John Cena joined What's Trending at the SXSW Samsung Blogger Lounge to talk some smack about The Rock, tease WrestleMania 29 and share how he engages with fans on Twitter and YouTube.

Could Downtown Vegas Become the Next Hub for Startups? (WATCH)

Shira Lazar | Posted 05.11.2013 | Technology
Shira Lazar

Zappos founder and CEO Tony Hsieh stopped by the Samsung Blogger Lounge to discuss the revitalization project of Downtown Las Vegas, the new SXSW v2v program, and incredible predictions for the future of business and technology.

Fit and Smart: Does Exercise Improve Your Brain?

Christy Matta, M.A. | Posted 01.14.2013 | Healthy Living
Christy Matta, M.A.

Scientists have long studied exercise and its impact on any number of physical and emotional factors, including bone density, cardiovascular disease and stress. If these advantages aren't enough to get you motivated, maybe knowing that it also improves your mind will.

3 Things Women Should Stop Apologizing for

Women & Co | Posted 11.26.2012 | Women
Women & Co

Nora Ephron showed us through both her characters and her life that smart girls finish first. Let's live up to her example -- and quit apologizing for it!

Designing Your Life/Style with Jessica Cline, Riviera Magazine San Diego

Ellen Dolgen | Posted 10.27.2012 | Fifty
Ellen Dolgen

As women, we are continuously finding ways to express ourselves, and fashion is a liberating opportunity to show yourself and the world who you are in an infinite number of ways.

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Technology In Cars Drives Consumers Crazy

HuffingtonPost.com | Sharon Silke Carty | Posted 06.20.2012 | Business

All that new technology put in cars by automakers is causing problems, as consumers grow increasingly frustrated with radio and navigation systems and...

This Time, Remember to Recycle Your Santa Hat... and Everything Else, Too!

Mattias Wallander | Posted 02.29.2012 | Green
Mattias Wallander

Not everyone realizes this, but used clothing is a much needed global commodity resold in thrift stores and market places worldwide.

Efforts To Modernize Detroit's Transportation Grid Roll Forward

Posted 12.13.2011 | Detroit

Efforts to coordinate and modernize Detroit's regional transportation system are slowly rolling forward, despite some remaining obstacles. State Se...

The Cheater's Guide to Getting Published

Jeff Klima | Posted 06.27.2011 | Comedy
Jeff Klima

As many of you doubtlessly know, getting your foot in the door is the hardest part of becoming a drug-addled, world-weary, bourgeois lech with a ballp...

10 Smart Travel Ideas That Do Good

Trazzler.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Trazzler.com

Can travel make us better people? Can it make the world a better place? Is it possible to make a positive contribution to a community just by having t...

The New Grassroots: Social Media and the Post-Post Modern Campaign

Cynthia Boaz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Cynthia Boaz

I'm currently consulting for a friend's political campaign, which is for a position (county supervisor) that while extremely important, is one about w...

The Irrefutable Stupidity of Sarah Palin

Cenk Uygur | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Cenk Uygur

Why don't we call Newt Gingrich or Dick Cheney stupid? We don't make those charges against those people, because as much as we might not agree with them or like them, we know that they are not dullards.

Are Single Sex Schools Good for Girls?

Susan Sawyers | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Susan Sawyers

It turns out that graduates of all-girls high schools show stronger academic orientations and higher levels of confidence in their math and computer abilities than their coed peers.