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3 Must-Know Secrets to Life (Without Jumping 18,000 Feet From a Plane)

Katrina Razavi | Posted 02.22.2016 | Healthy Living
Katrina Razavi

Today I want to share the three life lessons I learned by skydiving from 18,000 feet and how you can apply them to your life.

To the Moms I Am Not, But Was Supposed to Be

Rebecca Smith Masterson | Posted 02.05.2016 | Parents
Rebecca Smith Masterson

I was pulled out of the comfort of my life by my child so hard I had whiplash, but now, years later and happy to be exactly where I am, I get to sit back and observe a world to which I wouldn't have been privy, a world I wouldn't have even noticed

The Force of Political Correctness

Ashton Chan | Posted 02.01.2016 | College
Ashton Chan

To avoid irritating anyone, many smart people would rather keep silent, rarely expressing themselves honestly. Why risk it? The idea of being safe, of being politically correct, trumps all else, including freedom of thought and expression. And to me, that's actually a shame.

Saudi Arabia's Economic Time Bomb

Luay Al Khatteeb | Posted 12.30.2015 | Politics
Luay Al Khatteeb

Time is a luxury that Saudi Arabia can no longer take for granted. It faces an economic time bomb, which, if not defused, will have severe and possibly irreversible effects both nationally and internationally.

16 Signs of a Socially Intelligent Person

Brianna Wiest | Posted 12.21.2015 | Women
Brianna Wiest

While you may not know what makes someone socially intelligent, you have likely experienced the kind of social tone-deafness that leaves you feeling f...

Merriam-Webster's Word Of The Year Says A Lot About The State Of America

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 12.16.2015 | Arts

According to Merriam-Webster, this year has been the year of -isms. Feminism, socialism, racism, terrorism -- American rhetoric in 2015 was filled wit...

'China's Warren Buffet' Is Said To Be Missing

The New York Times | Annum Masroor | Posted 12.10.2015 | World

HONG KONG — The billionaire chairman of one of China’s biggest private conglomerates is missing, a local financial news magazine reported Thursday...

Notes From a Dive Bar L -- Anti-Social Media

Alan Black | Posted 12.07.2015 | San Francisco
Alan Black

'Do you think the Facebook guy will give me any money?' asks Cat, fishing for quarters in her bid to purchase a full share in a can of Tecate.

A College President's Christmas List, 2015

Dr. Scott D. Miller | Posted 11.30.2015 | College
Dr. Scott D. Miller

I am submitting my annual Christmas list with the hope that you will recognize how good my fellow college presidents and I have tried to be during the past year. We have strived to remain student-centered, faculty-friendly, alumni-attentive, constituent-conscious, and donor-diligent.

Gratitude: The Gift You Give... to Keep

Liz Higgins | Posted 11.24.2015 | Healthy Living
Liz Higgins

When you practice gratitude, you are honing in on everything within the current moment and space in your life that you actively acknowledge. So... it would make perfect sense to say that the best way to give thanks for that recognition would be to give it away.

OMG I'm So Bored: Why Millennials Must Learn to Sit Alone in a Room

Jess Carson | Posted 11.23.2015 | Healthy Living
Jess Carson

Few articles have evoked a visceral reaction on par with my response to The Atlantic's piece, "Dorms for Grownups: A Solution for Lonely Millennials." I all but threw my hands up in an existential fit.

7 Obligatory Grown-Up Parties, Ranked By How Much They Suck

Thrillist | Posted 11.19.2015 | HuffPost Home
Thrillist

As an adult, you're going to go to parties. They are not like the glorious college bashes you threw with all your friends. There are fewer dance floors, fewer kegs, fewer reasons to stay... fewer everything, really. Grown-up parties can get pretty bleak, and these are the bleakest of them all.

The 8 Best Drinking Neighborhoods In The Country

Thrillist | Posted 11.06.2015 | Travel
Thrillist

In theory, ANY neighborhood can be a drinking neighborhood provided you have a few bucks and a flask and/or paper bag. But what separates the truly special, worthy of capitalization Drinking Neighborhoods from the neighborhoods in which you just happen to be drinking?

The Plugged-in Paradox: Why Always Being Connected Makes It Harder to Connect

Alison A. Quirk | Posted 10.23.2015 | Business
Alison A. Quirk

Take a moment to look around the next time you're in a meeting, at a social event, waiting in line or walking down the street. You'll likely find yourself surrounded by people staring at a smartphone or other digital device. Chances are you'll join them. What's going on here?

Welcome to the World of Modern Dating

David Wygant | Posted 10.15.2015 | Los Angeles
David Wygant

Welcome to the world of modern dating, where instead of going on a good date, you wake up every morning to a good validation.

5 Reasons Josh Schonewolf Might Be the Best LGBTQ Event Producer in Years

Ernest Owens | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Ernest Owens

In an era where the LGBTQ community has evolved politically, the nightclub scene has been heavily criticized for not catching up. Go to any major American city, and you will hear members complain about the body shaming, ageism or potential racism that occurs.

Internet of Things in Sports

Beverly Macy | Posted 10.05.2015 | Sports
Beverly Macy

By 2020 the Internet of Things is on target to be a trillion dollar industry with approximately 26 billion objects set to be linked together on the Internet. This trend will literally affect everyone's daily life and most industries and businesses.

Asylum: What You Should Know Before Applying

Umar Akbar Ahmed | Posted 10.01.2015 | Politics
Umar Akbar Ahmed

The United States offers protections to individuals who have suffered persecution, or fear that they will suffer persecution, due to their race, religion, national origin, political opinion, or membership in a particular social group.

Gigi Hadid Epically Shuts Down Body Shaming Haters On Social Media

The Huffington Post | Jamie Feldman | Posted 09.28.2015 | Style

Gigi Hadid, red carpet sweetheart and regular at Fashion Week, is taking a stand against negative commenters on social media. After posting an image ...

Why Bad Social Behavior Is Good For Marketers

Advertising Week | Posted 09.28.2015 | Business
Advertising Week

By Peter Cloutier, CMO, Catapult Admit it: We adults are just as guilty as teenagers when it comes to the inappropriate use of our digital devices in...

How Your Small Business Can Automate Social and PR

John Rampton | Posted 09.23.2015 | Business
John Rampton

Small businesses often feel at a disadvantage when it comes to creating an effortless social media and PR plan that engages with the audience and has...

Bernie Sanders: ‘I Am Delighted’ By Jeremy Corbyn’s Victory

The Huffington Post | Daniel Marans | Posted 09.13.2015 | Politics

U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) hailed the election of Jeremy Corbyn to the leadership of the United Kingdom’s Labour Party as a promising developm...

Lonely People Are Actually Wired Differently

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 08.06.2015 | Healthy Living

If you often feel lonely, there could be a neuroscientific explanation. According to a small new study, your brain might be wired differently. The stu...

7 New Social Media Tools With Sizzle

Reid Wegley | Posted 07.31.2015 | Technology
Reid Wegley

This 'Internet of things' we call the web has naturally morphed into The Facebook, Twitterland and numerous other social media channels, where a generation of millennials and select old people (generation x'ers and the like) spend their every waking minute contributing and curating content in hopes of engaging 'someone.'

Greece, the Troika and Maggie Thatcher

David Morris | Posted 07.19.2016 | Politics
David Morris

In its policies toward Greece, the "Troika" -- a new shorthand for the combined will of the European Commission, European Central Bank, and International Monetary Fund -- has actively and enthusiastically embraced Maggie Thatcher's social and political philosophy, memorably captured in her chilling assertion, "There is no such thing as society."