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Suze Orman Sounds Off On Young Gay Professionals Who Feel Pressure To Stay Closeted

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | November 4, 2014 | Gay Voices
Out and proud financial guru Suze Orman dropped by HuffPost Live this week, where she offered her advice to young professionals who may be feeling the pressure to hide their sexuality in today's business world. "In 1980, when I first became a stockbroker...everybody knew I was gay. All these...

To Feel Meaningful Is To Feel Immortal

Scientific American | Farah Mohamed | November 4, 2014 | World
Imagine when our ancestors first started to look up at the stars and question their place in the universe. Why are we here? Are we alone? What happens to us when we die? It is difficult to know for sure at what point in time we became a species obsessed...

Misemployment -- A Film

The Philosophers' Mail | Farah Mohamed | November 3, 2014 | World
Whenever unemployment comes down, even if only very slightly, it sounds like really good news. It’s great that productive forces in the economy are growing and that they’ll be a little bit more money in people’s pockets soon. But if one gets more ambitious about human potential, the picture gets...

Here's What Your Zip Code Says About You

The Huffington Post | Renee Jacques | November 3, 2014 | HuffPost Home
A lot of soccer moms live in the most-searched zip codes in the United States.

How Brooklyn's Busiest Pie Shop, Four and Twenty Blackbirds, Manages To Embrace Slow Living

The Huffington Post | Alison Spiegel | November 4, 2014 | Taste
The sisters behind Four and Twenty Blackbirds prove that slow living is not about reduced speed, but about greater intention.

More Red States Are Poised To Raise The Minimum Wage

Dave Jamieson | November 2, 2014 | Politics
WASHINGTON -- Republicans in Congress may be in no mood to hike the minimum wage, but four conservative-leaning states are poised to do it on their own next week. Initiatives to raise the minimum wage appear on the ballot in Alaska, Arkansas, Nebraska and South Dakota on Tuesday....

Minnesota Restaurant Drops 'African' From Name Because Of Ebola Panic

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | October 31, 2014 | Business
Kellita Whisnant, the owner of an African restaurant in Minnesota, says Ebola panic has gotten so intense in her neighborhood that she had to change the name of her eatery from MaMaTi's African Kitchen to MaMaTi's Kitchen and Deli. The Liberian-born 35-year-old has already taped over the word...

Take A Peek Behind The Scenes At The Sriracha Factory

The Huffington Post | Avery Stone | October 31, 2014 | Taste
Oooo that smell!

6 Surprising Things About Introverts In The Workplace

| Nicole Edine | October 31, 2014 | Small Business
Do you have the extroverted personality of a natural-born leader? If not, you can still be a successful entrepreneur. In fact, introverts make better listeners and can switch back and forth between introversion and extroversion to outperform their chattier counterparts. "Being a high self-monitor, a standup chameleon as I like...

How To Conquer The Fear Of Failure - 5 Proven Strategies

Forbes | Farah Mohamed | October 31, 2014 | World
Every entrepreneur I know is afraid of failure. It’s human nature. When we go outside of our comfort zone, we feel scared. As entrepreneurs, our ego and identity become so wrapped up in what we are doing, that when things do not go as we expect, we can literally feel...

Starbucks Is 'Ground Zero For Ebola' Because Of Its LGBT Appeal, Anti-Gay Pastor Claims

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | October 30, 2014 | Gay Voices
The pastor of a New York church which sparked controversy after posting a billboard which claimed that "Jesus would stone homos" is back in the headlines. Pastor James David Manning of the ATLAH Worldwide Missionary is now taking aim at Starbucks, claiming that the coffee...

This Man Ditched Wall Street To Start A Business That Hires People With Disabilities

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | October 30, 2014 | Impact
Ben Wright began seeing the world differently when his two youngest children were born with Down syndrome. He realized educational and career opportunities would be much tougher to come by for kids that are deemed less able to succeed in the eyes of society, so he decided to leave...

Entire Town Staged 'Cash Mob' For Beloved Store Owner Going Through Tough Times

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | November 1, 2014 | Good News
This town came together to be there for a man who was always there for them. Avi Gandhi, 63, originally from India, came to Levittown, New York, about ten years ago and took over Center Lane Stationery, a convenience store. He became a beloved member of the community while...

Mother Of Three Whips Up A Winning Recipe – Which Is Now Sold In Supermarkets

Danielle Page | October 29, 2014 | MarloThomas
"One of the reasons I started my website is that I wanted a place for women to come together and dream. We women need to know that we don't have to hang on to an old dream...

8 Easy, Last-Minute Halloween Costumes For People Who Love The Internet

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | October 31, 2014 | Technology
If you're like us, you've suddenly realized two things: Halloween is just days away, and you've been too busy wasting your life away on the Internet to figure out a costume. Maybe you were checking Instagram, or Snapchat, or reading about Yo's new features. But whatever your...

How Two Women Are Trying To Make Sex Better For All Women

Alanna Vagianos | October 29, 2014 | Women
Heaven really does exist -- and it comes in the form of a newly created hands-free vibrator. "Eva" is a "hands-free, strap-free, non-intrusive couples' vibrator" that gives a woman the clitoral stimulation needed to reach orgasm during sex. The hands-free vibrator is the first venture for

5 Ways The Internet Will Revolutionize Work And Play By 2025

Farah Mohamed | October 28, 2014 | World
For all the ways the Internet has changed how we live and work over the last 20 years, there are still plenty of areas it hasn't touched, and plenty more where it hasn't been as revolutionary as predicted. (Futurists in the '90s said we'd all be making virtual commutes by...

Social Experiment Brings Two Campus Stereotypes Face-To-Face

Alexandra Svokos | October 27, 2014 | College
"Is it weird to be proud of your stereotype?" one University of Montana student asks as part of a new social experiment from student newspaper, the Montana Kaimin. The Kaimin brought together students and staff of the university from across academic, athletic and social stereotypes. Dressed to represent...

Man Beats Impossible Odds Twice, Accidentally Doubles Down On Lottery Winnings

Kimberly Yam | November 1, 2014 | Good News
This man got more than just one stroke of luck. Kenneth Stokes, from Norwood, Massachusetts, was understandably stoked when he received a phone call from the Massachusetts Lottery last week, informing him that he's won the "Lucky for Life" drawing. It wasn't until he'd hung up the phone that...

17 Ways To Know You Were Born To Be An Entrepreneur

Nicole Edine | October 27, 2014 | Small Business
Being an entrepreneur is hard. Really hard. You put everything on the line: your talent, your creativity, your ideas, your money, and yet you still do it, sometimes again and again. That's why your friends often don't understand. (Sometimes even your family doesn't understand.) "Why don't you just play it...
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