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'Afghan Men Were Cheering for a Female Candidate...'

Shahnaz Taplin-Chinoy | Posted 06.07.2014 | Politics
Shahnaz Taplin-Chinoy

"Afghan Men were cheering for a female candidate.... I knew the Afghan people had won. The Taliban could force them inside no longer." -- Lynsey Adda...

This Is What Happened When I Reported My Rape

Katie Koestner | Posted 06.07.2014 | College
Katie Koestner

Maybe he had never interviewed someone who said she was raped by a guy who was really good looking, really rich, really smart and really talented.

A Howl Against Time's Coverage of the Washington Mudslide

Subhankar Banerjee | Posted 06.03.2014 | Media
Subhankar Banerjee

By not discussing clear cutting and global warming, a deadly mudslide becomes a natural tragedy that we are supposed to mourn, without critical thinking.

Albert Einstein: A Radical Voice Sorely Missed; He'd Be 135 Today

Peter Dreier | Posted 05.14.2014 | Politics
Peter Dreier

Albert Einstein was a reluctant celebrity, but he recognized that he could use his fame to promote causes to make the world more humane and democratic. Today -- when both science and democracy are under attack by right-wing forces -- Einstein's voice as both a scientist and citizen are sorely missed.

Time Magazine's Breathtaking Cover

The Huffington Post | Katherine Fung | Posted 03.06.2014 | Media

The cover of the latest issue of Time magazine is simply stunning. The new cover features a 360 degree panorama view from the top of 1 World Trade...

Access Denied: Can Academics Bridge the Gap Between the Academy and the Mainstream Reading Public?

Jim Downs | Posted 05.03.2014 | Education
Jim Downs

In a recent NYT piece, Nicholas Kristof argued that the main determinant blocking academics from being read by mainstream readers results from the arcane ways in which they write. That is not the problem. The problem lies not with academics' prose, but rather with access to mainstream publications.

The Top 5 Excuses For Not Practicing Mindfulness (And Why We Need To Stop Using Them)

Karen S. Exkorn | Posted 04.24.2014 | Healthy Living
Karen S. Exkorn

Over the years, I found that I expanded these bite size mindfulness exercises into full-blown practices in my own life. Now I sit and meditate every morning, and try to approach life in a more mindful way.

Bill Richardson: Mexico Is A 'Sexy Country' Because Of Enrique Pena Nieto

The Huffington Post | Posted 02.21.2014 | Latino Voices

Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto will appear on the cover of Time Magazine's February 24th issue, with the caption ''Saving Mexico." But are Peñ...

Skates, Skis and Olympic Medals

Jill S. Tietjen | Posted 04.09.2014 | Sports
Jill S. Tietjen

As the Olympics take place in Sochi, let's take this opportunity to remember and celebrate American women who have participated in and won Olympic Medals in winter sports.

Bill Nye, My Dad's Tie, and the Creation-Evolution Debate

Jack Levison | Posted 04.05.2014 | Religion
Jack Levison

No matter what side of the creation-evolution debate you are on, your partisanship costs you dearly. Why? Because it costs you the ability to read the Bible on its own terms. What do we lose by straightjacketing the Bible with the creation-evolution debate?

TIME's Beautiful, White, Blonde 'Mindfulness Revolution'

Joanna Piacenza | Posted 03.31.2014 | Religion
Joanna Piacenza

2014-01-29-fkdofodjfdfkjdkjfkdjkfIMAGE2.pngThe new definition of Buddhism in the West is perfect for those who want to dabble around spiritually without fully committing.

WATCH: Are We Experiencing A Mindfulness Revolution?

Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living

Are we in the middle of a mindfulness revolution? That's what the cover of TIME Magazine's latest issue claims -- and it isn't without some merit. ...

Time's Hillary Cover Proves We Need A New Way To Depict Powerful Women

The Huffington Post | Emma Gray | Posted 01.25.2014 | Women

“Powerful Pantsuit Lady Crushes Hapless Men With Her Heel,” may as well have been the headline of Time’s latest cover story on Hillary Clinton...


The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 01.25.2014 | Media

Are you already tired of all of the coverage of the 2016 presidential contest, even though the election is nearly three full years away and there's st...

Love Is Never Having to Say You're Siri

Renee Fisher | Posted 03.12.2014 | Fifty
Renee Fisher

Joaquin Phoenix, looking eerily like Kevin Kline, falls in love with his computer operating system. This is totally understandable (the falling in love part, not the Kevin Kline part), since his operating system is played by Scarlett Johansson.

Why Pope Francis Is a Model CEO

Terry Connelly | Posted 03.10.2014 | Business
Terry Connelly

He may be the first Pontiff to merit a Harvard Business School case study in 21st Century executive leadership. Consider the situation he inherited when he took office.

Led Across a Left-brain Landscape, These Women are Looking for Strong Men to Match Their Vision

Alexia Parks | Posted 03.05.2014 | Women
Alexia Parks

In a recent commentary in Time magazine, Camille Paglia singles out a small group of feminists whose views on men are well known, and then acts as if ...

Mr. 2014?

The Huffington Post | Katla McGlynn | Posted 01.23.2014 | Comedy

Live from New York... It's Seth Meyers on the cover of Time! Shot for TIME by photographer Marco Grob With just under two months until he takes ...

The Pope's Runner-Up... the Secretary?

Jeffrey Laurenti | Posted 02.22.2014 | World
Jeffrey Laurenti

Incomprehensibly, John Kerry was not on Time's short list. The U.S. secretary of state may not deal with cosmic truths, but by any secular standard Kerry has, in one short year, justifiably laid claim to the blessings the gospels promise to peacemakers.

Pope Francis, Man of the Year? Not Yet

Michele Somerville | Posted 02.19.2014 | Religion
Michele Somerville

Pope Francis may well be what he seems but it can not be denied that this pope is made-to-order. It is only by cutting through the 'spin' that we can know how genuine Francis and the change with which he being credited actually are.

Pope's Values and Message Impressive for This Muslim

Imam Muhammad Musri | Posted 02.19.2014 | Religion
Imam Muhammad Musri

I would argue that the greatest honor anyone can pay to the faith traditions of others is to seek understanding, to show respect, to engage in dialogue and to pursue friendship. Pope Francis excels in that realm.

A Compelling Case for 'Knowledge-Based Journalism'

Dan Kennedy | Posted 02.17.2014 | Media
Dan Kennedy

In the early 1990s the media identified an existential threat: violent crime. But violent crime was actually on the decline in the early '90s -- including a 4 percent drop from 1993 to '94. Thus journalistic malpractice led to policy malpractice, with consequences we continue to live with today.

Kim Bellware

Meet The Artist Behind The Pope's 'TIME' Portrait | Kim Bellware | Posted 12.16.2013 | Chicago

As media watchers waited to see who would be chosen as TIME Magazine's 2013 person of the year last week, artist Jason Seiler -- known for his hyper-r...

10 Things We Can Do to Enjoy a Pope Francis-Style Holiday Season

Thomas G. Plante, PhD, ABPP | Posted 02.12.2014 | Religion
Thomas G. Plante, PhD, ABPP

He delights in meeting children as well as the disabled. He picks up the phone and cold-calls people just to say hello or to tell them to hang in there. He drives a beat-up old car. So here are the top 10 things we could do to emulate Pope Francis and how he might approach the holidays.

This Says So Much About Why We Need To Pay Attention

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 12.12.2013 | Comedy

TIME Magazine just named Pope Francis its Person of the Year. In other words, TIME Magazine did not award that title to Rob Ford, Anthony Weiner, Kris...