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When Asked If They Could Have Anything, They Asked for Toothpaste

Rym Tina Ghazal | Posted 10.19.2014 | World
Rym Tina Ghazal

Clutching a teddy bear in one arm and a balloon in another, the little boy with a deep scar under his eye looked up and asked in Arabic, very gently... almost a whisper: "Khala (aunt) Rym. Can I have toothpaste for my sisters and I?"

9 Striking Similarities Between the Housing Bubble and The Higher Education Bubble

Michael B. Fishbein | Posted 05.31.2014 | Business
Michael B. Fishbein

It's amazing how many similarities there are between what happened in housing and what's happening in higher education. Considering the causes and outcomes of the housing bubble may help inform what might happen in higher education.

This Is What Happens When You Freeze Bubbles

Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts

Ever wonder what happens to a bubble when it's exposed to extremely cold temperatures? Thanks to Washington-based photographer Angela Kelly, we have t...

Everything You Need To Make A Grand Wedding Exit

Posted 12.08.2013 | Weddings

Lover.ly -- search, save, shop and share wedding ideas in one place. By Kellee Khalil for Lover.ly At the end of the night, after you've said ...

Feast Your Eyes On These Huge Bubble Explosions

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 10.09.2013 | Arts

You can never be too old to enjoy a good bubble burst, and hopefully you can never be too jaded to enjoy gigantic bubble bursts... in slow motion. ...

How to Find the Happy Magic in the Bubbles of Life

Kristen Brown | Posted 10.12.2013 | Healthy Living
Kristen Brown

When was the last time you noticed and appreciated a bird building a nest, the color yellow, palm trees swaying in the wind, an extra 15 minutes when a meeting gets done early, sleeping in, stories from a senior citizen or hitting every green light?

Mark Gongloff

Ben Bernanke Takes Credit For Stopping A Market Bubble

HuffingtonPost.com | Mark Gongloff | Posted 07.11.2013 | Business

If you think financial markets have been chaotic lately, then Ben Bernanke has just one thing to say to you: You're welcome. The Federal Reserve Ch...

Bubble Discovery May Boost Prosthetic Limb Research

| Posted 05.12.2013 | Science

by Lizzie Wade on 9 May 2013, 2:00 PM Another day, another groundbreaking physics experiment about bubbles. Although scientists have long unde...

The World Seen Through A Giant Bubble

Posted 04.22.2013 | Arts

The bubble photographer is back! Richard Heeks, who once delighted us with images of bubbles freezing mid-air, returns with a series more appropriate ...

Are We About to Repeat 2008?

Daniel Wagner | Posted 02.20.2013 | Business
Daniel Wagner

It would be far more sensible for investors to remain cautious about the future, rather than to assume that the sun will continue to shine indefinitely.

We Hate To Burst Your Bubble...

Posted 07.05.2012 | Arts

Fabian Oefner brings back bubbles with a psychedelic twist in his high-speed photography series, titled, "Iridient" (aka 'Bursting Soap Bubbles'), whi...

Math Solves Mystery Of Beer Brand's Sinking Bubbles

Posted 06.04.2012 | Science

By: Charles Choi, LiveScience Contributor Published: 06/04/2012 01:31 PM EDT on LiveScience The mystery of why the bubbles in the legendary beer G...

WATCH: Astronaut Makes Mind-Boggling 'Antibubble' Aboard ISS

Posted 04.23.2012 | Science

The zero-gravity environment inside the International Space Station gives astronauts ample opportunity to have a little fun--as seen in this new space...

Why It's Hard To Predict Bubbles

Slate | Duncan Watts | Posted 08.24.2011 | Business

The recent sky-high IPO of LinkedIn, along with eye-popping valuations for other social networking and shopping companies, has raised concerns that we...

WATCH: NASA Discovers 'Bubbles' At Solar System's Edge

The Huffington Post | Catharine Smith | Posted 08.10.2011 | Technology

NASA's twin Voyager spacecraft have made a baffling discovery along their journey to the outer limits of the solar system. Scientists studying the...

New Stock Market Signal Identifies Bubbles

Wired | Brandon Keim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Complexity researchers who study the behavior of stock markets may have identified a signal that precedes crashes. They say the telltale sign is a me...

The Case Against Bubbles

Robert Teitelman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Robert Teitelman

It seems the wise thing to do is to resist enthusiasm for any new innovation. That's not to say that technological bubbles will not emerge. But why encourage a very dangerous process?

The Market Is in Bubble Mode Again

Steven Bulwa | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Steven Bulwa

The market is sending investors the wrong message. The more I watch it rise the more concerned I get. While others applaud the market's gains as a spo...

Sunday in The Park

Dr. Irene S. Levine | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Irene S. Levine

Spending a Sunday in Central Park is never a disappointment. There are unexpected surprises at every turn. ...

Emily Raboteau's 'The Structure of Bubbles'

Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Emily Raboteau is a novelist, an award-winning short story writer (Pushcart Prize, Nelson Algren Award), and a professor at City College of New York. ...

Is There A Government Bond Bubble?

Laurence J. Kotlikoff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Laurence J. Kotlikoff

YES, there is a government bond bubble. And it's huge. Uncle Sam and his counterparts in the EU and Japan are broke and are, almost surely, going to...

Michael Jackson's Pet Chimp Needs Donations For Retirement

AOL | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

When Michael Jackson died last year, his will made provisions for his kids, his mom and pet charities, but what about his pet chimp, Bubbles? It has ...

Student Loans: The New Big Bubble

Bob Samuels | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Bob Samuels

The free market is really a giant Ponzi scheme where companies hold down workers wages so that the employees are forced to live on debt, and then this debt is bought and sold on a global market.

How to Sell Your Maidenhead

E. Jean Carroll | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
E. Jean Carroll

Why should I waste my purity on a "meaningful" college boyfriend or a saggy sugar daddy when I can receive a pot of gold all in one go?

Investors: Beware the Quackery of Economic Goats, Whitewashers and Charlatans

Ann Pettifor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Ann Pettifor

Today -- as global trade lies dead, as unemployment rises, as wages and incomes plummet, as US consumption and investment falls -- share prices zoom upwards and commodity prices rock.