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How Text Messages Change From Dating To Marriage

Alice Zhao | Posted 12.21.2014 | Technology
Alice Zhao

Way back in 2008, my now husband and I went on our first date. On our one year anniversary, his gift to me was a Word doc of all of our text messages since our first date (what he likes to refer to as #thegiftofdata). To celebrate our six year anniversary, I decided to take his present to the next level.

The Big Butt Trend Is Not Empowering For Women

Nikki Gloudeman | Posted 12.10.2014 | Women
Nikki Gloudeman

Must we really celebrate big butts by deriding small ones? Does there always have to be at least one body type that's not as "good" as the others, leaving some subset of women clamoring to try to feel better about their loathsome, not-as-sexy selves?

This Site Will Tell You If You're Pretty Or Not

Barstool Sports | Posted 04.30.2014 | Weird News

They say beauty is all about symmetrical angles and lines and shit right? Well heres your your chance to see how you stack up. ...

Non-Profits and Social Media: 5 Steps to Analyzing Your Social Landscape

Tulani Elisa | Posted 05.17.2014 | Business
Tulani Elisa

Original work is great, but be sure to observe those who are already doing it right through a social landscape analysis. Then enhance your content from there.

Crisis in Ukraine: 10 Things You Should Know

Max Kolonko | Posted 05.06.2014 | World
Max Kolonko

The big question for the Western world is: Will Vladimir Putin stop at Crimea?

Venezuelan Crisis: Resentment, Struggle and a Way Forward

Stephanie Rudat | Posted 04.29.2014 | World
Stephanie Rudat

It is evident that the problems of inflation, scarcity, crime and violence are issues that affect all Venezuelans equally, regardless of their political affiliation or ideologies. Why, then, is the population still divided?

President Obama's Truck Efficiency Is W6: Win-Win-Win-Win-Win-Win

A. Siegel | Posted 04.21.2014 | Green
A. Siegel

When looking at Obama's announcement of new truck energy efficiency standards, it is clear that the measure meets the criteria of multiple wins. This sounds tremendous... however, as is the case far too often, the proponents of action are yet again understating the full value of action.

How U.S. Hotels Are Faring

Mary Ellen Biery | Posted 03.08.2014 | Business
Mary Ellen Biery

The holidays may be over, but for the U.S. hotel and motel industry, the good times could continue into 2014. Privately held hotels and motels saw th...

Rigor or Rigor Mortis?

Daryl Twitchell | Posted 11.06.2013 | Business
Daryl Twitchell

How does the daily innovator manage the tension between imaginative, diverse thinking and an organization's natural aspiration to control?

Staffing for Strategy Development

Michele Masterfano | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business
Michele Masterfano

Large corporations have strategic planning organizations; smaller companies rely on the senior management team or the owner to do the strategic planning. The development of a strategic plan requires both analytical ability and therefore should not be staffed entirely by financial experts, which happens in many companies.

Protesters Focus On Peru's Political Establishment

William Lee | Posted 10.02.2013 | World
William Lee

Rather than being focused on local issues, such as the impact of large-scale mining, the protests have expressed a broad frustration with Peru's political establishment. In this way, they mirror recent protests in Brazil.

When the Law Is Involved, Do Notions Of Fairness Matter?

Mark Baer | Posted 09.28.2013 | Divorce
Mark Baer

When attorneys, mediators and others are involved in the process, their concepts of fairness may well differ from those of one or both of the parties and from those of the other professionals involved.

Self-Assessment Leads to Career Ascension

Shanna B. Van Ness | Posted 08.21.2013 | Women
Shanna B. Van Ness

It is important to constantly acquire new talents in order to brand yourself as an asset to any organization.

A New Look at China: By the Numbers

John Wagner Givens | Posted 04.17.2013 | World
John Wagner Givens

While I very much enjoy blogging about China, I often feel that by addressing already popular stories, many of which I do not think were terribly subs...

The Power of "And": Consider Energy as a Three-Legged Stool

A. Siegel | Posted 01.26.2013 | Green
A. Siegel

Our challenges, opportunities, and solution paths are complex and interrelated. Yet, all too often, we see them individually, not linked and interacti...

Three Essential Questions of Big Data: What? So What? Now What?

George Bradt | Posted 02.26.2013 | Small Business
George Bradt

When you're overwhelmed by an onslaught of big data stop and answer three essential questions: What? So what? Now what? This will help you get a handle on the data, think about its implications, and turn your insights into actions.

The Top Ten Reasons Why The Top Ten Reasons Don't Matter

Mitch Ditkoff | Posted 01.19.2013 | Business
Mitch Ditkoff

There are two kinds of people in the world: those who divide humanity into two kinds of people and those who don't.

Stereo IQ's 10 Best Lyrics From The Killers' Battle Born

Stereo IQ | Posted 11.21.2012 | Entertainment
Stereo IQ

Battle Born, The Killers' fourth album over a decade-spanning career, is a spiritual successor to their sophomore album Sam's Town in that it is a love letter to the band's home state of Nevada.

'I Like My Skin Thin, Thank You'

Lisa Guest | Posted 07.25.2012 | Women
Lisa Guest

I've been told I over-analyze things too much. I've been told I'm too sensitive about little things. I've been told I should grow a thicker skin. I like my skin thin.

NPR, the Rest of the Federal Budget & a Large Hairy Dog

Sally Kohn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Sally Kohn

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Demonstrators Overthrow Al Jazeera

MP Nunan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
MP Nunan

(Doha, Qatar) - In the latest twist to the wave of protests spreading across the Middle East, demonstrators have overthrown the Al Jazeera television ...

Very Superstitious 'Outliers'

The Huffington Post | Emily Swanson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Jay Cost warns not to underestimate Obama in 2012. Mark Mellman analyzes the political economy of defeat. Steve Singiser finds a few post-election c...

Power Moves

Mike Bonifer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Mike Bonifer

This photo, featured on the 11.30.10 HuffPost landing page, is one of my favorite politically-themed photos of the year. It depicts a perfect littl...

What's Right with America? Let Me List the Books

Robert David Steele | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert David Steele

I became the #1 Amazon reviewer for non-fiction [or 32/216 overall including movies, software, and fiction) quite by accident, loading 300 reviews fr...

Strategic Analytic Model for Creating a Prosperous World at Peace

Robert David Steele | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert David Steele

Whole Earth Whole Systems The Earth is a self-contained system in which all elements interact in ways that we humans simply do not understand--witnes...