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Why You Should Never, Ever Listen When Someone Says 'You Weren't Born To Do That'

Posted 01.30.2015 | Impact

Most people probably pass by Misa Kuranaga without realizing who, exactly, they just overlooked. At 5’1 with a delicate build, Misa blends into the ...

Why Careers in Technology are Good for Women

Janet Ramey | Posted 01.30.2015 | Impact
Janet Ramey

Careers for women in technology get an undeservedly bad rap.

6 Workplace Time-Sinks You Need To Eliminate Immediately

Posted 01.29.2015 | Business

Whether you’re working a dream job, or even a “meh, it’s fine” job, rocking your career feels great. How good does it feel to strut into a mee...

Is the Impact of Mobile Phones a Myth?

Tae Yoo | Posted 01.28.2015 | Impact
Tae Yoo

At first glance, the numbers seem staggering. Global mobile phone penetration is 96 percent. In sub-Saharan Africa, where 47 percent of the population...

Here's Some Undeniable Proof That Tahiti Is, In Fact, Paradise

Posted 01.28.2015 | Travel

This time of year is the ultimate challenge for those of us who suffer from wanderlust: The holidays are over, but the frost is still sticking. Spring...

This Video Of Cute Kids Trying To Explain Germs Will Get You Through Flu Season

Posted 01.28.2015 | Parents

We adults have learned a few important things about germs in the last century or so. For instance, we know that a fridge's salad drawer is a germ metr...

Paving The Road To Postpartum Recovery

Kate Grant | Posted 01.29.2015 | Impact
Kate Grant

Days after delivering a stillborn child, Umuhoza had grown terribly ill, She was running a fever, barely able to walk and incontinent. Her mother grew increasingly concerned and knew she had to get Umuhoza to a hospital, even though it was hours from their rural village in northwest Rwanda.

Rethinking The Three Rs: Why We Need A New Model Of Education

Posted 01.26.2015 | Impact

In America, traditional schooling has frequently drawn inspiration from the trusty “three Rs”: writing, reading and arithmetic. But as the tec...

What It's Like To Start Your Own Firm, According To The Subway Slapper's Lawyer

Erin Kelly | Posted 01.23.2015 | Small Business

Do you ever dream of quitting your job, throwing caution to the wind and beginning a business venture of your own? Aside from the whole 'throwing c...

Carbon, Climate And Disrupting The Energy Market

David Crane | Posted 01.20.2015 | Green
David Crane

There is a cliché in business: "What you don't measure, you won't accomplish." In sports, hockey great Wayne Gretzky expressed this as, "You miss 100...

Tackling The Tough Issues Of Coaching Kids: The Let ‘Em Play vs. ‘Wussification' Debate

Bob Cook | Posted 01.22.2015 | Sports
Bob Cook

My favorite moment in televised youth sports fiction comes from the CBC series, "The Tournament." The TV series, imported from Canada to the Unite...

From Test to Taste: The Journey Of A Coffee Bean

Co-hosts of 'Made Right Here' | Posted 01.15.2015 | Business
Co-hosts of 'Made Right Here'

The coffee you depend on to start your day is even more complex and nuanced than you realize.

8 Ways To Cure Your Cold From Around The World

Posted 01.15.2015 | Healthy Living
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During cold and flu season, we praise modern medicine for giving us gifts such as cough syrup and ibuprofen. But nature has a lot to offer too; diffe...

13 Lessons My Kids' Messy Moments Have Taught Me

Melissa Sher | Posted 01.09.2015 | Parents
Melissa Sher

They're leaky and they're drippy. They're sticky and they're snotty. And if they didn't look so cute in hats, I am not even sure we would even put up with them.

6 Scary Stories That Will Make You Rethink The Black Hole That Is The Internet

Erin Kelly | Posted 01.08.2015 | Crime

The world is a scary place -- but the Internet can be even scarier. Between a simple Google search and scrolling through your Facebook feed, there ...

Do Millennials Have Good Money Habits?

Andrew Plepler | Posted 01.25.2015 | Education
Andrew Plepler

Bank of America recently teamed up with USA Today to gain deeper insights on millennials' financial habits and attitudes about money.

Attention, Tea People: This Is Your New Bible

Posted 01.08.2015 | Healthy Living

Stop right there: Before you reach for yet another cup of joe, consider the benefits of a nice cup of herbal tea. While it’s not quite tea by the pr...

The Best Impromptu Celebrations Of All Time

Posted 12.29.2014 | Comedy

There ain’t no party like an impromptu party -- and we’re not talking about your average, run-of-the-mill surprise birthday, either (though those ...

10 Magical Times Celebs Crashed Regular People's Parties (In Other Words, Lot Of Bill Murray)

Posted 12.29.2014 | Entertainment

The celebrities are on the loose! Formerly the most elusive members of humanity, content to only go to places you could never ever afford, the celebri...

8 Green Spaces That Are Thriving In The Biggest Urban Jungles

Posted 12.28.2014 | Travel

Living and working within a system of architectural behemoths and concrete streets can be taxing, to say the least. And for many city-dwellers, a few ...

These Are The Parents We All Know From Little League Sidelines

Posted 01.05.2015 | Sports

The world of youth sports brings out a wide array of emotions from the parents watching from the sidelines. These men and women are told to sit on col...

5 Ways to Get Your Business Ready for 2015

10,000 Small Businesses Program | Posted 01.07.2015 | Business
10,000 Small Businesses Program

How can you use what you learned in 2014 to help you end the year the right way and improve your business in the year ahead? Here's a checklist to help you boost profits, trim budgets and streamline your company for 2015.

In Mumbai: Empowering Women, One Call at a Time

Colleen Hancock | Posted 12.22.2014 | Impact
Colleen Hancock

Motherhood is a universal journey, and that access to good information is a universal right. We believe that small shifts in understanding can perpetuate great shifts toward healthy behaviors.

5 Tips for Managing Credit and Boosting Your Score

Andrew Plepler | Posted 01.23.2015 | Education
Andrew Plepler

Credit is complicated. For many, understanding how a credit score is calculated and what the number actually means is often a mystery.

7 Caught-On-Camera Pranks That Prove That College Is For Shenanigans

Posted 12.29.2014 | Comedy

If you’re looking for the perfect environment for shenanigans, you only need to look as far as your nearest college campus. Because if one were ...