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How Online Interaction Shapes Everything From Baby Name Trends To Revolutions

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 02.06.2015 | Science

In 1914, the names "Mary" and "Helen" were all the rage for baby girls. In 2014, it was "Emma" and "Olivia" -- neither of which were even among the to...

Teaching Today for 21st Century Skills

Jeanne Beliveau-Dunn | Posted 10.01.2014 | Technology
Jeanne Beliveau-Dunn

It is estimated that over the next 10 years there will be two million unfilled ICT-related jobs globally, correlating with a projected talent gap of 8...

70% Of Brides-To-Be Did This Before Even Getting Engaged

The Huffington Post | Taryn Hillin | Posted 07.25.2014 | Weddings

Planning a wedding can be pretty stressful -- so much so, that some brides-to-be admit they started wedding planning before actually getting engaged. ...

Republic Wireless: Game Changer in Revolution against AT&T & Verizon

Don McNay | Posted 01.26.2014 | Business
Don McNay

"The revolution will put you in the driver's seat. The revolution will not be televised." -Gil-Scott Heron I'm a middle age man with a love/hate affa...

Gary Vaynerchuk Talks Social Media Trends, Time Management (Q&A)

Craig Kanalley | Posted 01.30.2013 | Technology
Craig Kanalley

There are few people in the world with knowledge of the social media and technology space like Gary Vaynerchuk. He began video blogging in 2005 and...

Spielberg's 'Lincoln' Box Office Magic Makes Middle Age the New 20-Something

Debra Sharon Davis | Posted 02.19.2013 | Fifty
Debra Sharon Davis

What does it mean when an intelligent film like Lincoln, in its sixth week of major release last weekend, came in number three at the domestic box office, beating both Skyfall and the the last installment of the Twilight Saga this busy holiday season?

Screen Violence Could Be Breaking Wall Between Entertainment, Reality

The Crimson White | Posted 09.29.2012 | College
The Crimson White

The violence in these films and others, as well as TV shows and video games, has reached a state of normalcy for many of us, even classified as "entertainment."

Two Non-business Model-related Questions I Ask When Evaluating a Company (Part 1)

Michael B. Fishbein | Posted 09.23.2012 | Business
Michael B. Fishbein

To develop meaningful and disruptive innovation, I believe we need to question all existing beliefs and have vision about what the future holds. We can't be afraid to buck social conditioning or take risk.

This Generation Has Suffered Massive Loss Of Wealth

The Huffington Post | Khadeeja Safdar | Posted 06.20.2012 | Money

The generation known for bringing the world grunge, 'zines and slackers is, apparently, slacking. Those born between 1966 and 1975, belonging to Ge...

What Are Conservatives Trying to Conserve?

Ira Glasser | Posted 05.24.2012 | Politics
Ira Glasser

Chait's emphasis on demographic shifts is powerful and mainly on target, but there is a broader historical context to his analysis that complements, extends and better explains the hysteria dominating the current rhetoric of the Republican party.

These Gen Yers Are Bucking The Trend

The Huffington Post | Khadeeja Safdar | Posted 03.19.2012 | Money

Moving back home with mom and dad According to a recent Pew Research Center report on the "boomerang generation" three in 10 young adult...

The Talent Development Race

Jeanne Beliveau-Dunn | Posted 06.07.2011 | Technology
Jeanne Beliveau-Dunn

Technological, economic and social trends are transforming the business landscape all around us. Gartner predicts that by 2015, 40 percent or more of ...

Easygoing Bhutanese Are OK With Divorce

BBC NEWS | Charles Haviland | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

"The divorce case is very, very common. If you go to the court, you will see most of the cases are all on divorce." It may sound like a comment from ...