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Lin-Manuel Miranda Is King Of The Inspiring Acceptance Speech

The Huffington Post | Leigh Blickley | Posted 03.27.2017 | Arts

History has its eyes on Lin-Manuel Miranda, and he constantly delivers. The “Hamilton” creator is known to win things ― he nearly MacPEGOT’d ...

Donald Trump's Actual Policies Contradict His Joint Session Speech

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 03.22.2017 | Politics

WASHINGTON ― President Donald Trump’s first speech before a joint session of Congress earned high marks on Wednesday from many pundits, who welcom...

STEM Education: Revise Or Demise?

Malcolm Kushner | Posted 01.23.2017 | Education
Malcolm Kushner

America isn't #1 in STEM. We're not even close.

Study Suggests Puppies Love Baby Talk, Oh Yes They Do

The Huffington Post | Hilary Hanson | Posted 01.12.2017 | Weird News

If anyone has ever mocked you for speaking to puppies in the way people typically talk to human babies, tell them to shove it, because those puppies a...

Let's Give This Dude A Tony For His 'Hamilton'-Inspired Wedding Speech

The Huffington Post | Kelsey Borresen | Posted 11.11.2016 | Weddings

When Matt Rotner was tasked with giving a speech at his sister’s wedding, he was not about to throw away his shot. Instead of giving some bo...

The Man-Child's Approach To Political Language

Gabrielle M. Peterson | Posted 10.25.2016 | Politics
Gabrielle M. Peterson

The appeal of Trump, it would seem, is not only his radical remarks that come at a uniquely vulnerable time in America's life, but also the way he communicates those remarks, and the very specific dialect he has given his campaign.

Michelle Obama's Speech Was Exactly What We Needed To Hear

Sara Ruthnum | Posted 10.13.2016 | HuffPost Live 321
Sara Ruthnum

Her words need to be heard by anyone with a beating heart because election has gone far past a joke, or a heated political campaign. This election has caused a rift within our society that is resonating internationally.

Obama Warns Against 'Aggressive Nationalism' And 'Crude Populism' In UN Speech

The Huffington Post | Willa Frej | Posted 09.22.2016 | Politics

UNITED NATIONS ― In his final speech at the United Nations General Assembly, President Barack Obama hailed progress on the world stage while warning...

Conquer Fear Of Public Speaking Through Emotional Intelligence

Gleb Tsipursky | Posted 09.19.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Gleb Tsipursky

Written by Patrick Donadio and Dr. Gleb Tsipursky, Intentional Insights Co-Founder and President Caption: Person giving a speech (image credit) Thi...

Scientists Measure Speed of Cliche: Drop of A Hat Defeats Blink of An Eye

Paul Spector, M.D. | Posted 09.02.2016 | Science
Paul Spector, M.D.

Speed fascinates us all. It is the rare contest that rewards the slowest. Our language reflects this fixation on the fastest. Vivid figures of speech attempt to impress upon the listener just how quickly something happens.

Trump's Big Day

Chris Weigant | Posted 09.01.2016 | Politics
Chris Weigant

The bar for the Mexican meeting was set pretty low -- all Trump really had to do was get out of it without a major gaffe of any sort.

How Do We Make Goodness Attractive?

Outspeak | Posted 08.29.2016 | HuffPost Live 321

Life is complicated. As time passes and we grow older, we develop coping mechanisms in order to see the world in a particular way. We use tools like s...

Friday Talking Points -- End Of The Silly Season

Chris Weigant | Posted 08.26.2016 | Politics
Chris Weigant

It's still only August, but already the predictions that this would be an exceedingly banal presidential election campaign look like they've already come true. This week's campaign news might be summed up as an elementary school playground shouting match: "You're a bigot!" "No, you're a bigot!" Sigh.

Friday Talking Points -- As The Turd Tornado Turns...

Chris Weigant | Posted 08.20.2016 | Politics
Chris Weigant

The week began with a speech Donald Trump read off a TelePrompTer. And in a stunning development -- are you sitting down? -- he then did not stomp all over his message by saying monumentally stupid things for the rest of the week. No, really!

Being Trump

Chris Weigant | Posted 08.18.2016 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Trump's campaign is now going to fully commit to "letting Trump be Trump." Because, obviously, the problem all along has been that Trump wasn't being Trump enough. Obviously.

Trump Just Can't Help Himself

Chris Weigant | Posted 08.15.2016 | Politics
Chris Weigant

If the past is any prologue, by the end of the week nobody's going to even remember this speech, because by then Trump will have had at least two or three blowups out on the campaign trail -- which will become the story, instead.

Trump Talking: Hillary's Achilles' Heel

Sylvia Gomez | Posted 08.08.2016 | Politics
Sylvia Gomez

It's not WHAT Donald Trump says. It's HOW he says it.

Michelle Obama's DNC Speech: Why Sarah Hurwitz Words Were Magical, A Geek's Analysis

Karthik Rajan | Posted 08.04.2016 | Black Voices
Karthik Rajan

The genius words of Sarah Hurwitz baked in the spell binding speech delivered by Michelle Obama last week is a true testament to great content.

What If We Stopped Speaking Negatively And Instead Used Words Of Kindness?

The University of Central Florida Forum | Posted 08.02.2016 | GPS for the Soul
The University of Central Florida Forum

By Elizabeth Santiago UCF Forum columnist Children usually begin speaking their first words about 11 or 12 months old. From "mama" and "dada" come mo...

Five Challenges Hillary Faces In Her Acceptance Speech

Earl Ofari Hutchinson | Posted 07.27.2016 | Politics
Earl Ofari Hutchinson

Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton has five challenges she faces in her acceptance speech. Not one of them has to do with her GOP rival Trump. The first is personal, very personal. She has to make people want to vote for her not just because she's the most savvy, experienced, prepared and knowledgeable about foreign and domestic policy issues, which she is. But because they like her.

Here's The Full Transcript Of Michelle Obama's DNC Speech In All Its Glory

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 07.26.2016 | Politics

Michelle Obama brought down the house at the Democratic National Convention on Monday night with a riveting speech about strength, diversity and unity...

The Super Trump Card

David Dent | Posted 07.22.2016 | Politics
David Dent

Mr. President, I hope you are right . I will lean on your words and hope that the America you know will prevail in one of its biggest challenges to come in November.

Latinos Call Out Donald Trump For His Fear-Mongering Speech

The Huffington Post | Carolina Moreno | Posted 07.22.2016 | Latino Voices

Donald Trump’s presidential campaign came full circle on Thursday night, as the businessman and reality star officially accepted the Republican nomi...

Mike Pence's RNC Speech Gives Voters What They Want To Hear

The Huffington Post | Samantha Neal | Posted 07.21.2016 | Politics

Unlike most of the high-profile figures who took the stage Wednesday night, vice presidential nominee Indiana Gov. Mike Pence is unknown to most voter...

The One Thing About Melania Trump That Hasn't Changed In 17 Years

The Huffington Post | Jamie Feldman | Posted 01.24.2017 | Style

Step aside, Donald Trump and your never-changing hair. There’s something else in the Trump family that has gone largely unchanged over the years, an...