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5 Acronyms Entrepreneurs Can't Afford to Forget

Christopher Norris | Posted 04.18.2014 | Business
Christopher Norris

Entrepreneurs have a lot on their brains, but not minding the right thing can be disastrous for business. While maintaining the grind, here are five acronyms to keep in mind.

5 Myths About High-Frequency Trading

Bob Swarup | Posted 04.14.2014 | Business
Bob Swarup

For better or for worse, high-frequency trading is a part of our financial landscape today. This is an economic arms race, and there are risks involved.

The Game I Played Growing Up in Philly

Christopher Norris | Posted 04.11.2014 | Black Voices
Christopher Norris

I told the crew that I had created this game, and not only did they not believe me, they didn't care. Just wanting to play, one of the kids threw me the ball.

Warrior's Death a Blow to an Already Devastated WWE Fan

Christopher Norris | Posted 04.09.2014 | Entertainment
Christopher Norris

Lifelong fans of WWE have been completely deflated as tragic news breaks that the man who played the Ultimate Warrior passed away Tuesday evening at the age of 54.

The Most Literate Generation: Wattpad & the Power of Social Reading

Ondi Timoner | Posted 04.15.2014 | Technology
Ondi Timoner

The next time you hear someone say "no one reads anymore," show them Wattpad. With more than 20 million users, Wattpad is the world's largest community for readers and writers, and to the consternation of traditional publishing -- entirely free.

How 'Too Big to Fail' Became 'Too Big to Manage'

Bob Swarup | Posted 04.07.2014 | Business
Bob Swarup

The recent spat between the Federal Reserve and Citigroup underscores the complexity of today's banking balance sheets. The episode is a warning shot across the bows of regulators.

Affluenza: Plagued With the Complexion for the Protection

Christopher Norris | Posted 04.04.2014 | Politics
Christopher Norris

Affluenza is quite possibly the only sickness on the face of the Earth where those who are afflicted by it show no sense of urgency to be cured.

Defeating the Workplace Bully

Jonathan Alpert | Posted 04.01.2014 | Healthy Living
Jonathan Alpert

According to the American Psychological Association (APA), a national survey by the Workplace Bullying Institute indicated that 35 percent of American...

'Honey, We Need to Talk' -- Facing That Dreaded STD Conversation

Jonathan Alpert | Posted 03.27.2014 | Healthy Living
Jonathan Alpert

As we approach National STD Awareness Month in April, it's important to address what for many people can be a hugely anxiety-provoking conversation: s...

12 Lessons We Can Learn From Happy People

Jonathan Alpert | Posted 03.16.2014 | Healthy Living
Jonathan Alpert

So many people worry about what is beyond their control. Next time you catch yourself thinking this way, turn it around and think about what you can control. Take action rather than being a victim of circumstance and your own negative thinking.

Lessons, Miracles, Opportunities and Balance

Pamela Glasner | Posted 03.06.2014 | Religion
Pamela Glasner

How many times do we pass up opportunities to be with the ones who need us, or the ones we need, because we are on our way somewhere, focused on a task that lay ahead, or exhausted from one that lay behind? And how much life and love do we miss on account of that?

10 Signs He's Cheating

Jonathan Alpert | Posted 02.26.2014 | Healthy Living
Jonathan Alpert

Past behavior is often an indicator of current or future behavior, even in relationships. If he's done it before it only makes it easier to do it again.

6 Ways to Defeat Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)

Jonathan Alpert | Posted 02.21.2014 | Healthy Living
Jonathan Alpert

As with other mood disorders surrounding yourself with understanding, supportive, and encouraging people can help lift your spirits. Find people whom you trust and lean on them for support and plan such activities as movies and dinners.

All Alone? Fearlessly Conquer Valentine's Day Blues

Jonathan Alpert | Posted 04.12.2014 | Healthy Living
Jonathan Alpert

"I feel so sad being alone on Valentine's Day." "Will I be alone forever?" "I hate being single." I hear this so very often leading up to Valentine...

The Widow's Guide to Sex and Dating

Kristin Meekhof | Posted 04.09.2014 | Books
Kristin Meekhof

If you are looking for the perfect fast- paced, light hearted, humorous novel, consider your search to be over. Carole Radziwill's debut novel, The Widow's Guide to Sex and Dating earns five out of five stars.

Astoria Characters: The Man Who Has His Way With Words

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 03.30.2014 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

Words, words, words. When they flow from Ron Kolm's mouth, they are not so much a stream of consciousness as a river of remembrance.

'Help! He's More Into Sports Than He's Into Me'

Jonathan Alpert | Posted 03.29.2014 | Healthy Living
Jonathan Alpert

Differences in hobbies/interests can wreak havoc on a relationship. In fact, it is one of the top 10 reasons couples see me for counseling. So often I hear complaints such as: "He's more into his sports than he's into me" or "I'm tired of competing with his sports watching." The good news: it's fixable.

Raging About Road Rage?

Jonathan Alpert | Posted 03.17.2014 | Healthy Living
Jonathan Alpert

Road rage continues to be a huge problem, as streets and highways are often where people's emotions, dramas, stress, and anxieties play out. I've tre...

Undeserved Columnist Bashing: Empty Calorie Screeds on Kathleen Parker and Others

Suzette Standring | Posted 03.08.2014 | Media
Suzette Standring

Let's talk about needless savagery that poses as column writing. On a seesaw of best and worst, columnist Kathleen Parker of the Washington Post is a ...

20 Artists To Start Listening To In 2014

The Huffington Post | Ryan Kristobak | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment

Across almost every genre, 2013 was an incredible year for music. (It was so strong that HuffPost Entertainment's top-10 list of best songs expanded t...

How Do Publishers Select Which Books To Publish?

Steven Zacharius | Posted 03.08.2014 | Books
Steven Zacharius

Publishers don't decide which books they're going to publish while sitting alone in a dark room with one little lamp burning. It's not a secretive process and it's not just a matter of a singular person's whims or personal tastes.

The Best of the Best Books Lists

Carole DeSanti | Posted 03.02.2014 | Books
Carole DeSanti

Every year, as an editor, reader and writer, I wish for a cool hand, or the hand of history, to lay alongside these best-ofs and favorites.

Resolutions? 10 Powerful Questions Before You Start

Jonathan Alpert | Posted 03.01.2014 | Healthy Living
Jonathan Alpert

The exercise below will help you to dig deep, get honest with yourself, and uncover what you truly want and where you really want to go in a positive way. It's the initial powerful step towards making changes in your life.

It's OK -- You Can Judge Me By My Books

Haley Pereyo | Posted 02.23.2014 | Teen
Haley Pereyo

Every book I've ever read has given me a new perspective. Even if what I was reading was fiction with made up characters and plots, I still learned something.

5 Steps to Grassroots Marketing

Alex Schattner | Posted 02.09.2014 | Books
Alex Schattner

Go to your favorite maps application and find all the bookstores within easy traveling distance. Look at each store and ask yourself: Is it right for my book?