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Things Aren't As Bad As They Seem - An Optimist's View of the World

Kaia Roman | Posted 07.20.2016 | Healthy Living
Kaia Roman

Bad news abounds these days. Violence. Hate. War. Terrorism. Environmental destruction. Political insanity. It all seems so...bad. And I don't know ab...

Educating Your Child About Gun Control

Quora | Posted 06.29.2016 | Parents
Quora

What are some ways parents can help educate their children on gun control and violence? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network w...

16 Shocking Predictions for 2016

Dr. Carmen Harra | Posted 01.06.2017 | Entertainment
Dr. Carmen Harra

I know it's difficult to imagine a world like this given our present situation, but we're evolving our thinking and finally letting go of old limitations. Look into the future and see us together.

What Do You Do When the World Is Too Much With You?

Edie Weinstein | Posted 06.22.2016 | Healthy Living
Edie Weinstein

What do you do when you have days when the "world is too much with you"? I do my best to keep from absorbing the pain and angst of those in my persona...

Stop Poking the Bear. Je Suis Global Citizen.

Maya Mathias | Posted 03.16.2015 | Impact
Maya Mathias

In this moment of post-attack fog as the world tries to get back to normal, I urge you all, whether leaders in title or in conviction, not to poke the bear. Find a way forward that comes from a quest for understanding, soul-searching and peaceful resolution.

Back to Basics

Renee Fisher | Posted 12.15.2014 | Fifty
Renee Fisher

Life in the Boomer Lane has been spending so much time wallowing in the TWO HUGE SCARY news items that are consuming the entire planet right now, that she has had little time to direct her attention to the normal drivel that readers have come to depend on from her.

5 Ways to Create a World-Trending Hashtag

Simon Tam | Posted 11.23.2014 | Business
Simon Tam

Whether you a hosting a march, a conference, a fundraising gala, or any other event, you need to use a hashtag that is promoted well. People want to be included in the conversation -- that's why hashtags are used to begin with.

Why I No Longer Care About Current Events Or World News

Dori Hartley | Posted 05.02.2014 | Fifty
Dori Hartley

If you mention the countries Syria, Ukraine, Afghanistan or Venezuela to me, a soft, numb cloud of blissful and most intentional ignorance folds over my consciousness and within milliseconds, I hear no more. Same goes for the phrases, 'world issues,' 'political strategy,' and 'government turmoil.' But no words instantly anesthetize me like the words, 'war,' 'conflict,' 'death toll,' 'budget,' and 'health care.'

From My Corner To Cairo

Chris Campbell | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Chris Campbell

I happened upon this neighborhood by chance. In late 2006, an e-mail arrived from my then- landlord notifying me that the building was being sold. Sti...

WATCH: 'Pray The Devil Back To Hell' Documentary Celebrates Bravery Of Liberian Women Against War

Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

In commemoration of International Day of Peace this past September, a crowd gathered for a screening and subsequent discussion of activist Abigail Dis...

World In Photos: October 5, 2009

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Here is the HuffPost's selection of photos of today's news and events from every corner of the globe. Check back Monday through Friday for this HuffPo...

Shopping Cures World Ills!

Heidi Kingstone | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Heidi Kingstone

Louis Vuitton make very few of these Vernis Roses collection cashmere and silk scarves, which happened to be magnificent, and successfully create a buzz. They are sold out across Europe.