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Climate Change This Week: Bye-Bye Thermal Shield, Oceanic Ceviche, and More

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 12.01.2012 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Peter Sinclair's new, short 2012 Arctic ice melt video includes the time lapse satellite imagery illustrating the rapid, dramatic shrinkage of this ice cap. In just the past 12 years alone, 70 percent of the September summer ice cap has disappeared.

Romney's Convention Speech Draws Ho-Hum Response In Poll

The Huffington Post | Sam Stein | Posted 09.03.2012 | Politics

Early polling results following the Republican National Convention suggest that any bounce that Mitt Romney got from the three days in Tampa was margi...

WSJ Rips Romney's RNC Speech

The Huffington Post | Alana Horowitz | Posted 09.02.2012 | Politics

The Wall Street Journal on Friday criticized Mitt Romney's speech at the Republican National Convention this week as too vague and "failing to explain...

10 College Essentials You Won't Find At Bed, Bath & Beyond

J.D. Rothman | Posted 09.30.2012 | Parents
J.D. Rothman

Parking Permit: Much cheaper than a car. Can be bartered for free rides from all the students who have brought vehicles to campus but have nowhere to park.

Wall Street Journal Squanders Historic Opportunity For Honesty in Mitt Romney Editorial

Mario Almonte | Posted 09.08.2012 | Media
Mario Almonte

The Wall Street Journal's assertion last week that Mitt Romney is "squandering an historic opportunity" to defeat Barack Obama is a classic example of why traditional media is failing its audiences.

Wall Street Journal Spends One Day With Arianna

Wall Street Journal | Posted 06.30.2012 | Media

Arianna Huffington believes she can give you a better life. Though her point of view has shifted countless times over the decades, what's never change...

Breathtaking New Footage Of Alaskan Northern Lights

Posted 04.12.2012 | Green

Michael Kofsky of the Wall Street Journal, filmed some incredible footage in Alaska of the Northern Lights. Watch the video above and see more of ...

Google Tricked Apple's Safari In Order To Track Users, WSJ Reports

CNET | Posted 02.17.2012 | Technology

The Wall Street Journal reports that Google used special code to sidestep the privacy settings in the browser and track Web users. Google says the Jou...

Shooting the Messenger Is Not the Answer

Astrid Caldas | Posted 04.11.2012 | Green
Astrid Caldas

Freedom of speech is an important part of the democratic process, but it should be used to bridge paths and not divide them. Having strong opinions is certainly warranted and debate is welcome. However, when it comes to climate change, some not-so-civil behavior has become acceptable.


The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 12.21.2011 | Politics

The Wall Street Journal editorial page attacked congressional Republicans Wednesday for possibly losing the payroll tax cut standoff to President Bara...

One Designer's Major Mistake

The Huffington Post | Ellie Krupnick | Posted 12.02.2011 | Style

Dries Van Noten is an enigmatic designer, preferring to dwell under-the-radar in Antwerp than hobnob on L.A. red carpets or air-kiss at Parisian cockt...

WSJ Argues Against Leveling the Playing Field

Gernot Wagner | Posted 01.22.2012 | Green
Gernot Wagner

The WSJ is right, of course, that the goal of the Clean Air Act is clean air. But there are effective ways of going about doing that, and there are less effective ways.

The Origin Of Hot Pants Explained

The Huffington Post | Ellie Krupnick | Posted 01.01.2012 | Style

Stylist and fashion editor Katie Grand might not be the biggest household name, but this month's WSJ. gives everyone a good reminder of how influentia...

Three Biggest Myths About Distracted Youth In The Digital Age

Posted 12.12.2011 | Parents

By Cathy N. Davidson on Speakeasy Whenever I lecture on the science of attention, I hear the same litany of fears from parents and grandparents wor...

The New Age Of Inherited Wealth

WSJ | Robert Frank | Posted 11.22.2011 | Business

By Robert Frank of the Wall Street Journal The release of the latest Forbes 400 List of Americans is, once again, being billed as a triumph of self...

Living With Mom And Dad Can Have Negative Effects On Economy

WSJ | Phil Izzo | Posted 11.13.2011 | Business

By Phil Izzo of the Wall Street Journal More people are living with family amid high unemployment rates and a slow economy, but while the phenomeno...

What Is Your Greatest Regret?

Posted 10.31.2011 | Parents

By Michelle Gerdes on The Juggle Many of us have made a juggling choice that, in retrospect, we regret. In my bid to banish mommy guilt, I try to...

Today's Parent Challenge: Start (And Finish) A Project

Posted 10.24.2011 | Parents

By John J. Edwards III on The Juggle Sharing our vocations and avocations with our children isn’t just a matter of participating in Take Our Daug...

Which Country's Mega-Rich Want To Pay Higher Taxes?

WSJ | Robert Frank | Posted 10.24.2011 | Business

By Robert Frank of the Wall Street Journal Warren Buffett is playing well in France. A group of 16 of the richest people in France has signed a ...

S&P Threatens To Downgrade State And Local Governments

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 10.19.2011 | Business

Standard and Poor's decision to downgrade the United States' sovereign credit rating has already sent shock waves through the stock market and worsene...

Memo to Murdoch -- WSJ: Flatlands Is in Brooklyn, Not the Bronx

Blake Fleetwood | Posted 08.30.2011 | New York
Blake Fleetwood

2011-06-30-pullquote.jpgToday's front page of the WSJ's Metro section had a center picture with a headline reading: "Standoff in the Bronx." The problem is that the Flatlands is in Brooklyn, not the Bronx.

Consumer Protection Agency Could Watch Over '100,000 Firms'

Posted 08.24.2011 | Business

That "little government agency," as it was described by its staunchest defender, Elizabeth Warren, could end up overseeing tens of thousands of firms ...

Roger Gastman On Graffiti, His New Book & MOCA's 'Art In The Streets'

WSJ | Dennis Nishi | Posted 07.26.2011 | Arts

Writer and former graffiti tagger Roger Gastman has turned his love of the spray arts into a lifelong career. At 19, he sold graffiti supplies, later ...

Republicans Continue to Alienate Voters: This Time on the Environment

Margie Omero | Posted 06.18.2011 | Green
Margie Omero

Americans do not want to see weakened protection of environment. Republicans -- once again -- risk overplaying their hands by showing such enthusiasm for unpopular positions.

Blankfein's Pay Doubles While Serving as Mortician to Once Great Goldman Sachs

Raymond J. Learsy | Posted 08.07.2011 | Business
Raymond J. Learsy

The old Goldman Sachs was revered and respected as the toughest of competitor on an even playing field. But much seems to have been lost in translation with its latest incarnation.