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PHOTOS: Here's What Curiosity Looks Like After Two Brutal Years On Mars

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 08.28.2014 | Science

Curiosity killed the cat? Maybe. But one thing's for sure--Mars is slowly killing Curiosity. That's Curiosity the Mars rover, which earlier this mo...

5 Survival Questions for Leaders of Tomorrow's Economy

Silvia Damiano | Posted 08.28.2014 | Business
Silvia Damiano

From Silicon Valley to Capitol Hill, experts warn that without continuous innovation, companies and even entire economies will fail. And in leadership circles, you're still thinking inside the box if you don't drop the word "innovation" at least once at a meeting.

You're Not Supposed To Be Here

Ben Thomas | Posted 08.26.2014 | TED Weekends
Ben Thomas

2013-01-18-TEDplayvideo.jpgWe hear so much about respecting boundaries that we tend to forget there's a world of difference between violating them and simply testing them. Every breakthrough -- whether in science, in art or in a one-on-one relationship -- involves crossing a boundary. And not all boundaries are as hard to cross as they seem.

Is That A Thigh Bone On Mars?

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 08.23.2014 | Science

NASA’s Curiosity rover has spotted a "thigh bone" on Mars -- or at least that’s what some paranormal types would have you believe. The folks a...

7 Questions That Will Keep You Curious

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 08.05.2014 | Healthy Living

“It was through the feeling of wonder that men now and at first began to philosophize,” Aristotle, the renowned Greek philosopher and scientist, o...

In Pursuit of Persistence

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 07.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Jane Simon, M.D.

What factors influence our drive to persist? Perhaps instead of encouragement along the way, we're exposed to criticism that inhibits our progress. By contrast, an appreciative audience can spur us on like a favorable tail wind.

Being Curious and Other Values I Learned From My Dad

Carissa K | Posted 08.12.2014 | Parents
Carissa K

Curiosity is what drove me to learn more about the Little Free Library organization. And it's why my dad enjoyed the challenge of building the library. Curiosity is why we enjoy books, travels and stories from people we meet.

Where Has Our Children's Thrill of Discovery Gone?

Dr. Sten Odenwald | Posted 08.06.2014 | Education
Dr. Sten Odenwald

By middle school, students should have had many more opportunities to make their own personal discoveries about the world, and armed with their new tools in language and math, to take the next steps towards mastery.

Why Don't Kids Trust Us?

Joseph W. Gauld | Posted 07.23.2014 | Education
Joseph W. Gauld

Our society is more fractured than we may realize. The 2013 Edelman Trust Barometer, an annual survey, found only 18 percent of Americans expected bu...

Dear Family Whisperer: How to Find Time for Our Relationship?

Melinda Blau | Posted 07.22.2014 | Parents
Melinda Blau

Remember that you chose each other to make a family. Continuing to "discover" each other will keep your family strong.

5 Lessons on Creativity From Former Disney Imagineer

Jonha Revesencio | Posted 07.20.2014 | Healthy Living
Jonha Revesencio

"The best way to have a good idea is to have a lot of ideas." Those were the inspiring words from the Nobel Peace Prize winner and biochemist Linus P...

Counteract Anxiety With Curiosity

Megan McDonough | Posted 05.27.2014 | Healthy Living
Megan McDonough

Ultimately, life is one big unknown. In every moment, we have no idea what will happen next. Boredom comes when we fail to see the new in everything -- even the mundane and ordinary. There is, then, no reason to wait for anxiety to actively practice curiosity.

10 Happy Ways to Celebrate the International Day of Happiness

Kellie Edwards | Posted 05.20.2014 | Healthy Living
Kellie Edwards

Being kind rather than critical towards yourself boosts happiness more than anything else I know. If you do one thing today, do this. Wish yourself well. Treat yourself as kindly as you would a small child.

What Is Education For?

Axelle Tessandier | Posted 05.05.2014 | Education
Axelle Tessandier

Looking at the world through the heart, and not only from the mind, does not mean you have no control over yourself or your emotions. Intuition, empathy, resilience, curiosity are imperative to face the challenges of tomorrow.

Do We Need French Tech Hubs?

Axelle Tessandier | Posted 04.17.2014 | Small Business
Axelle Tessandier

There is no love, only proof of love. This week, the President of France, Francois Hollande wanted to prove his willingness to make entrepreneur's lif...

WATCH: Rover Snaps Its First-Ever Photo Of Home Planet

Space.com | Tariq Malik | Posted 02.11.2014 | Science

NASA's Curiosity rover on Mars has captured its first view of Earth from the surface of the Red Planet — a striking image that shows our home plane...

Step by Step: An Old Man and His Wisdom

Kathleen Buckstaff | Posted 04.06.2014 | Healthy Living
Kathleen Buckstaff

Not long after that, hospice cars and family cars lined the street outside the doctor's home. I heard from a neighbor that the doctor died in his sleep. The news that he died peacefully didn't surprise me. With his ability to be kind and joyful despite pain, I figured he had already arrived wherever it was he was wanting to go.

6 Ways for Parents to Teach Kids About Grit

Jessica Smock | Posted 04.01.2014 | Parents
Jessica Smock

Can "grit" be taught? Can tenacity and self-discipline be part of the curriculum? How can parents instill these "character"-based qualities in their children?

Creativity

Eldon Taylor | Posted 03.29.2014 | Healthy Living
Eldon Taylor

If you wish to change your personality or write the next Harry Potter series, think of the creativity involved to do so. Enhancing your creativity is not only essential for unmasking your hidden talents, but it's also pure simple fun!

The Secret to Finding (and Keeping) Your Niche

Anne Hill | Posted 03.03.2014 | Business
Anne Hill

I can still remember the first time I walked into my college's main library. Before me were six huge floors, each one filled floor-to-ceiling with bo...

A Note On Seasonal Love

Robert Levithan | Posted 02.12.2014 | Gay Voices
Robert Levithan

My work has always been about transformation -- how do we wring meaning out of the inevitability of suffering and embrace our true path which is what and where I am currently standing. This is it! Nothing is wasted: catastrophe has the power to reorder our lives in extraordinary ways.

The Litmus Test for Your Elevator Pitch

Rajesh Setty | Posted 02.01.2014 | Business
Rajesh Setty

Whatever it is you are selling, we all know that you need to craft and deliver a good elevator pitch. But... How do you know if your elevator pit...

Too Certain for Curiosity: On Pre-professionalism in the Undergraduate College

Ami Fields-Meyer | Posted 01.25.2014 | College
Ami Fields-Meyer

Surely we need nurses and doctors, researchers and statisticians, investors and stockbrokers. Indeed, society soars on the coattails of such ambition. But the seas won't rise and the skies won't open if business school students take chemistry and pre-med students take accounting.

7 Photos From Mars That Will Make You Believe In Aliens - Or Rocks

Posted 11.20.2013 | Weird News

We already know that the spiders from Mars are real -- but has the NASA rover Curiosity picked up real evidence of extraterrestrial life on the Red Pl...

One Day at a Time

J. Kate Franklin | Posted 11.19.2013 | Healthy Living
J. Kate Franklin

There will be times when phases in your life will take a little longer or way longer than you had expected or hoped, but the truth of the matter is, while you waiting on the world to change, take the time to enjoy it, for tomorrow never dies.