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Facebook Vs. United States: How The Populations Compare

The Huffington Post | Catharine Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Facebook recently released a report that revealed only 30% of the Website's 400 million users are within the United States. Mashable has produced ...

The Top Five (Or So) Games of the World Cup

Oliver Haydock | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Oliver Haydock

The World Cup can be a little bit much for the average Amerian soccer fan. Best then to leave the television off, because the good people at ESPN are broadcasting all 64 World Cup games.

How Much Would You Pay For Your Next Breath Of Oxygen? When Capitalism Fails

Howard Steven Friedman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Howard Steven Friedman

Phil began grilling me, "the US economy should rely on pure free market capitalism for everything. Anything involving the government is wasteful and ...

Women, Peace and Health Care

John Perkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
John Perkins

If we continue to only look overwhelmingly to male leaders who refuse to embrace the nurturing instincts that are symbolized by the feminine then we will miss the opportunity for a better future for our children.

Geopolitical Pre-Quakes: China on North Korea, the US on Israeli nukes

Nathan Gardels | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Nathan Gardels

Just as China did to North Korea, the Obama administration last week signaled to its long-standing Israeli ally that America's other interests must trump Israel's when their strategic goals conflict.

A Former Military Planner's View: Why Israel Lost

Robert Mackey | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Robert Mackey

Just like most of you, I've been spending the last day just watching videos and reading spin from all sides. Here's my 50 cents on the whole mess (and it is a mess, a mess of Israel's making): this is going to damage Israel badly.

Road Test -- 2010 Buick LaCrosse

Steve Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Steve Parker

LaCrosse is a car which could make the quality argument for consumers and the money argument for GM to keep the Buick division right where it is.

A Cloud in Every Silver Lining: The New Obstacle to a Green-Tech Revolution

Bill Chameides | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Bill Chameides

Rare earth elements are essential to many of the green technologies we're betting on to launch the new low-carbon economy. But while demand for rare earths has grown, their production has not.

It's Time to Lead the Clean Energy Revolution

Maggie Fox | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Maggie Fox

Actions, announced by a host of countries following the summit in Copenhagen, could bring the world significantly closer to avoiding catastrophic climate change.

The Media's Role in Combating Unilateral Points of View

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

The following summarizes the author's comments at a round table this week to launch UNESCO's World Report "Investing in Cultural Diversity and Intercu...

Dangerous Incentives: Corporations, Thugs, and Politics

Neetu Mahil | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Neetu Mahil

The private sector is adept at many things; financing political outcomes shouldn't be one of them. To transform our democracy, we must make elections publicly-financed, issue-based contests, open to all.

Israel's nuclear weapons policy is helping Iran

Joel Rubin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Joel Rubin

It goes without saying that Israel should be prepared to defend herself against all external military threats. She is a country that understands the ...

Kahane terrorists threaten Rahm Emanuel's family in East Jerusalem

Eileen Read | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Eileen Read

It's not simply "hecklers" bothering White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel and his family, visiting Israel and East Jerusalem for their 13-year-old ...

Make China Choose

Sam Black | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Sam Black

Forcing China to choose whether to veto, abstain, or approve a resolution condemning North Korea's actions would signify a choice between being a responsible world power or covering up a blatant act of war.

Remembering A Divided Nation

Stephen Herrington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Stephen Herrington

America is as divided as it has been at any time since the Civil War. The rift is not as obvious as the subjugation of persons based on color. But do not doubt it is about conduct.

American Terror Suspect Traveled Unimpeded Between US, Pakistan

New York Times | Jane Perlez | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

An American charged with helping plan the 2008 terrorist attacks in Mumbai, India, moved effortlessly between the United States, Pakistan and India fo...

Colorado Is the Best State in America

Scott Janssen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Scott Janssen

I saw my fair share of neighbors gardening growing up in Michigan, but I can't say I ever saw them doing it topless, like 52-year-old Catharine Pierce in Boulder, Colorado.

Don't Let Iran Hijack the U.S.-China Strategic and Economic Dialogue

Daniel Michaeli | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Daniel Michaeli

Engaging China on issues like Iran's nuclear program and North Korea's sinking of a South Korean navy ship this year ought not come at the expense of long-term bilateral priorities.

Favorite Friends I've Never Met

Vicky Collins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Vicky Collins

Because of social networking I have a new circle of virtual friends who I enjoy and respect, even though we have never met or for that matter, may never meet.

The Better Angels of Our Nature: Responding to Arizona's Immigration Law

Kety Esquivel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Kety Esquivel

Now, for the first time in my life, there is a level of fear for me attached with being -- and looking -- Latina. A few times now I have returned home during the day after realizing that I didn't have my U.S. passport on me.

Diamond District Brings D.C. Hip Hop to L.A. (VIDEO)

John Wellington Ennis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
John Wellington Ennis

Diamond District's socially conscious lyrics are a welcome relief from the materialism of mainstream rap. Their voices seem bigger than their years, their flows sharpened with a DC drawl, and their delivery confident.

DK Matai | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
DK Matai

Editor's Note: This post has been removed from the Huffington Post....

Why Are Reps. Miller and Posey Refusing to Wish Iranians a Happy Norooz?

Trita Parsi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Trita Parsi

Two Florida Republican Congressmen chose to vote against a resolution wishing Iranians worldwide a happy new year. This was an odd choice, given that the resolution is in no way controversial.

From Russia with Love

James Denselow | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
James Denselow

Syrian-Russian relations are not a challenge to the US but rather should be a prompt to Washington to accept that almost a decade of policies have failed and that a new course must be adopted.

Attracting the Next Generation

Bill George | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Bill George

Ever since September 11, 2001, America has been making life extremely difficult for legal immigrants who want to stay in this country, start companies and contribute to the growth of the U.S. economy.