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Notes From a Dive Bar XVIII

Alan Black | Posted 07.15.2016 | San Francisco
Alan Black

Milton comes in. There is little poetry left in the man. He's shoeless. Toothless. His face traduced and trampled. The cracks on his face are dry. Saltiness settles in the hollows under his eyes. The dead see, too.

Starting Up or Already Have a Small Business? Watch Out for Flying Monkeys

Mark Steber | Posted 08.11.2014 | Home
Mark Steber

Rules related to small businesses are complicated and can be scary. Deductions, and credits and other tax benefits -- OH MY. Where do you start? Firs...

Mercury in Seafood: A Little Clarity

Carl Safina | Posted 05.27.2014 | Home
Carl Safina

One of the most dangerous yet confusing toxic pollutants is mercury in seafood. Mercury is very bad for developing fetuses and children, and seafood is very good for them. But mercury is in all seafood. Like I said: confusing.

Matt Ferner

Sole Talks New Album, 'No Wising Up, No Settling Down' | Matt Ferner | Posted 05.29.2013 | Denver

Tim Holland, better known as Denver emcee Sole, is busy. Taking a break from recording with his Skyrider Band project, the indie hip-hop icon rele...

Matt Ferner

WATCH: Sole Thinks He's Anarcho-Feminist Emma Goldman | Matt Ferner | Posted 03.07.2013 | Denver

"I used to ride for Karl Marx, but then I met Emma Goldman." --Sole Over the years, Denver indie hip-hop legend Sole has often taken on politics a...

Asking Ourselves The Big Questions In Education

Francesca Kaplan Grossman | Posted 05.03.2013 | TED Weekends
Francesca Kaplan Grossman

2013-02-27-tedprizepullWe know that our children are (and that we all are) more than the sum of our circumstantial parts. All have potential, imagination, hopes, beliefs, strengths, and goals -- but, often because of circumstances, not all can actualize and achieve them.

The Rebirth of Learning Starts With Mindset

Julia Li | Posted 05.01.2013 | TED Weekends
Julia Li

2013-02-27-tedprizepullWho should be responsible for this part of education? Ideally this should be the parent's responsibility. The question is: Who is giving parents that knowledge?

A Million-dollar Boost To 'Let Learning Happen'

Dr. Idit Harel | Posted 05.01.2013 | TED Weekends
Dr. Idit Harel

2013-02-27-tedprizepullWhat Mitra is planning is both needed in our world and is a departure from anything that has ever been done before in education reform on a large scale. Moreover, if his TED Wish is not anti-establishment, it is certainly outside the typical range of ed-tech innovation.

A Bold Vision Of Online Learning

John Danner | Posted 05.01.2013 | TED Weekends
John Danner

2013-02-27-tedprizepullDeliberate practice of the skill gets you to fluency much faster than learning it in the context of larger problem solving. You need to develop both skill fluency and problem solving ability to have a chance in the 21st century.

Matt Ferner

Sole Talks New Album: 'A Ruthless Criticism Of Everything Existing' | Matt Ferner | Posted 12.04.2012 | Denver

The last time we talked to Denver-based indie hip-hop legend Sole he thought he had turned into Federal Reserve chairman Ben Bernanke, but the real So...

WATCH: Sole Announces New Album In Anonymous-Style Video

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 10.18.2012 | Denver

The last time we talked to Denver-based artist Sole he thought he had turned into Federal Reserve chariman Ben Bernanke, but the real Sole is back and...

PREMIERE: Sole & The Skyrider Band's 'DIY' Music Video

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 03.23.2012 | Denver

Denver emcee Sole has been defying genre conventions and pushing boundaries, both musically and visually, throughout his career and with his latest mu...

WATCH: Sole Releases Stunning 'Bad Capt. Swag' Music Video

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 02.07.2012 | Denver

Hip-hop artist Sole has been pushing boundaries in his music and videos for years, he even recently thought he was Ben Bernanke, but the Denver-based ...

Interview With Sole: Rapper, Occupier

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 01.30.2012 | Denver

Indie hip-hop legend Sole, also known as Tim Holland, has been making dense, politically-minded, avant-garde hip-hop for more than 22 years. It all st...

Denver Hip-Hop Artist’s Song About Ben Bernanke

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 12.10.2011 | Denver

Denver-based artist and indie hip-hop legend Sole, also known as Tim Holland from the famed Anticon collective, has been deeply involved in the Occupy...

Washington Life Fetes DC's Young Movers and Shakers (VIDEO, PHOTOS)

Washington Life Magazine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Washington Life Magazine

Collectively known as The Young and The Guest List, these movers and shakers were chosen by committee from across professions, including politics, media, diplomacy, law, finance, real estate, sports, entertainment, the arts, technology, and philanthropy. The theme of this year's event was "Return to Glamour."

Another Assault on the SOLE Food Movement

Kurt Michael Friese | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Kurt Michael Friese

Causing no end of difficulties in our national discourse is the steadfast belief held by both the right and the left that everything is either right o...