Seniors, is this you right now? You sit down to work on the Why Do You Want to Go Here questions for your college application essays, and they all come out a little too perky and vanilla.
In this short interview, Victor Carrion, Ph.D., a childhood development and behavioral sciences expert, explains that it is not necessarily individual cases of stress that cause us harm, but rather the accumulation of various stressful experiences that are detrimental to our health and quality of life.
Freedom is the foundation of all activism, and as I sat down to talk with British Ambassador Peter Wilson during my time at the UN Youth Assembly, it became clear that this too was at the heart of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.
EB is a rare condition, sometimes called an "orphan disease". This is a good news/bad news situation: we want it rare, because no child should have to suffer such continual pain--but it also means the number of patients wanting cure may be too few to attract corporate money.
For Robinhood founders Baiju Bhatt and Vladimir Tenev, the 2008 financial crisis, followed by the Occupy Wall Street movement, were a source of inspiration to create Robinhood, a mobile first zero-commission stock brokerage app.
As if I needed any evidence, the average person should approach his/her Senator warily and expect little or nothing in return. It may be another 60 years before I write my senator again.
Think for a moment about your favorite sounds... Music, perhaps, like the young Julie Andrews singing "I Could Have Danced All Night" from MY FAIR LA...
Ardent Capital Director and Venture Partner Tee Suraphongchai is one of the rising VCs in the Asia region right now. Her expertise in the finance and retail industry has helped her navigate a region that has been seeing a lot of growth in the ecommerce sector. Startup Insider got to chat with Tee during the Echelon Asia Summit.
Having been immersed in the Philippine startup ecosystem in the past year, I've seen how much it has grown from where it was last year to where it is today.
Sometimes life can be a challenge, especially when reporting to difficult bosses. "Difficult" is a diplomatic term for "other agendas," and reflects poorly on a weak leadership. The past 10-15 years, I've mostly worked for investment-type companies or banks. Here are some of my real life most hilarious moments, and lessons.
Ramadan in Cair...
You've reached a certain age -- over 50? 60? 70? -- and stage in your life: Your energy level is still high, the desire to help others is stronger than ever, and the concept of retirement makes you shudder. So what do you do?
It may be hard to believe, but plans are underway to power a conservative Texas community with 100% wind- and solar-powered electricity.
Why did parenting change from preparing our kids for life to protecting them from life, which means they're not prepared to live life on their own? And why do these problems I'm writing about seem rooted in the middle and upper middle classes?
What can we do to deal with this growing public health problem? Well, first of all, we have to stop being part of a culture that looks at sleep as a sign of weakness and prizes those who work so hard that they are chronically sleep-deprived.
The paintings of Yari Ostovany are stylistically related to works by second-generation American Abstract Expressionists -- for example Helen Frankenthaler and Jules Olitski -- but as curator DeWitt Cheng notes, they also are inspired by and refer to the artist's Iranian cultural background.