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How And Where Imagination Occurs In The Brain

HuffingtonPost.com | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 09.18.2013 | Science

"I am enough of an artist to draw freely upon my imagination," Albert Einstein once said. "Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is ...

Blink, Eureka, Aha: Inspiration in Oz, Disney World, Carnivals

Michael Sean Comerford | Posted 11.16.2013 | Travel
Michael Sean Comerford

I believe traveling carnivals are worthy of study because they operate so close to the heartbeat of local epicenters -- neighborhoods, churches, commercial hubs. At that spot they increase the pulse with sights, sounds, tastes and thrills.

Effective Time Management Without a Calendar

Laurie Erdman | Posted 11.10.2013 | Healthy Living
Laurie Erdman

Whole books have been written making the case for having it all or not having it all. Many navigate the debate by saying you can have it all, but not at the same time. Honestly, that's a cop out. Change your relationship with time and you do get to have it all.

I Didn't Do Anything Today

Mitch Ditkoff | Posted 10.15.2013 | Healthy Living
Mitch Ditkoff

I took the day off today. I didn't do anything at all. And even when I did something, I didn't do anything.

Does Wisdom Really Come With Age?

John Blumenthal | Posted 10.05.2013 | Fifty
John Blumenthal

God knows who came up with the notion that wisdom automatically comes with age but my guess is that the culprit was probably someone who felt the need to make aging seem like it had at least one benefit.

Why the Bees Are Dying: An Ancient Solution to a Modern Problem

Kalliope Lee | Posted 08.28.2013 | Green
Kalliope Lee

Whether it was actually practiced or not, my intention is to explore the bugonia as a timeless mythic trope instructive to us now in the midst of our own bee crisis.

Change Our Story: How Much Is Enough?

Peter Buffett | Posted 08.12.2013 | Business
Peter Buffett

I keep coming back to the question, "how much is enough?" Now you may think that's a pretty ironic question coming from the son of one of the richest people in the world. But actually, it might just make me an expert on the subject.

Buddha Doodle - *Mysterious*

Molly Hahn | Posted 07.23.2013 | Good News
Molly Hahn

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What if Einstein Had Been in Business?

Richard Koch | Posted 07.14.2013 | Business
Richard Koch

Time is not an independent variable in business. It is part of the fabric of your product offering. It is part of what we all offer. It is the route to higher profits and happier customers.

'Einstein's Planet' Discovered In Distant Constellation

Posted 05.15.2013 | Science

By: Clara Moskowitz Published: 05/14/2013 06:21 AM EDT on SPACE.com Einstein's special relativity has proven more useful than ever, as scientists ...

The Transformative Power of Philanthropy

Dr. Judith Rodin | Posted 07.09.2013 | Impact
Dr. Judith Rodin

Amazing things happen when you bet on people -- including entire transformations. But with this ability comes great responsibility, in all of our work, to grapple with the big moral questions of our day.

Hunt For Elusive 'Gravity Waves' Heats Up

Posted 05.03.2013 | Science

By: Clara Moskowitz Published: 05/02/2013 02:07 PM EDT on SPACE.com In the next five years or so, scientists are poised to discover proof that spa...

Philanthropy as Backer of Brains

Dr. Judith Rodin | Posted 07.02.2013 | Impact
Dr. Judith Rodin

There is still no machine that can match the power of human ingenuity to solve truly human problems. And therefore, "backing brains" has always been a key part of philanthropy's strategy.

Inventing Abstraction at MOMA

Francis Levy | Posted 06.01.2013 | Arts
Francis Levy

Inventing Abstraction is only on view until April 15, and even if an objectionable premise has been the occasion to bring these seminal works together, they are well worth seeing.

Time Travel to the Future Is Real

Louis A. Del Monte | Posted 05.28.2013 | Science
Louis A. Del Monte

Humankind's fascination with time travel dates back thousands of years, and although many people believe that time travel is strictly science fiction, it is not. Actually, as odd as this may sound, we are all time travelers.

Deepak Chopra: Scientific Proof of God?

The Chopra Well | Posted 05.27.2013 | Healthy Living
The Chopra Well

What it comes down to, then, and what science helps us consider, is that there is an omnipotent, omnipresent force in the universe that creates everything we see, touch, taste and experience.

What do Rasputin's Penis and Einstein's Brain Have in Common?

Justin Nobel | Posted 05.25.2013 | Weird News
Justin Nobel

What do Rasputin's penis, Shelley's heart and Einstein's brain have in common? They were all taken from their bodies after death and went on adventures of their own.

Happy Birthday, Einstein!

The Huffington Post | Posted 03.14.2013 | Science

Happy birthday, Albert Einstein! One of history's most celebrated thinkers would have turned 134 today. His numerous contributions to physics in...

Science's Sacred Cows (Part 6): Realism

Dave Pruett | Posted 05.12.2013 | Science
Dave Pruett

Realism is the philosophical stance of most sane human beings, scientists included. An independent reality, it now appears, has become the latest casualty of quantum mechanics. The universe is nonlocal, nondeterministic, and apparently "unreal" as well.

Why Ban Cousin Marriages?

Dr. Faheem Younus | Posted 03.30.2013 | Religion
Dr. Faheem Younus

The fact that 20 percent of global marriages take place between first cousins and most societies, including Europe and Canada, consider cousin marriages to be legal should give us a pause.

Buddha Doodle - 'Future'

Molly Hahn | Posted 03.08.2013 | Good News
Molly Hahn

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Buddha Doodle -- 'Incomprehensible'

Molly Hahn | Posted 12.26.2012 | Good News
Molly Hahn

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Lady Gaga, FAME and The Age of Aquarius

Lisa Paul Streitfeld | Posted 11.16.2012 | Arts
Lisa Paul Streitfeld

Lady Gaga and her new scent, FAME, turned the tables during a night of masquerade at the Guggenheim museum in New York. While there, guests were asked...

The 33 Million Gods Of Hinduism

Gadadhara Pandit Dasa | Posted 10.06.2012 | Religion
Gadadhara Pandit Dasa

Why Hindus worship so many gods and goddesses is a real mystery for most people. In the West the concept of polytheism is nothing more than fantasy or mythology worthy of comic book material.

The Trick That Fooled Einstein

Alex Stone | Posted 09.11.2012 | Science
Alex Stone

A lot of people don't like magic because it make them feel stupid, but getting fooled by magic tricks says little about your intelligence. Indeed, the annals of science are replete with accounts of brilliant professors taken in by dime-store swindles.