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Go Plant Your Magazine!

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 04.14.2014 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

Go plant your magazine! That's right. Belgian magazine Humo embedded flower seeds in one of its editions, telling readers to simply bury the page in ...

Four Alternatives To Turning Your Passion Into A Job

Forbes | Rob Asghar | Posted 04.03.2014 | World

John Lennon’s aunt Mimi famously told him, “The guitar’s all right, John, but you’ll never make a living out of it.” A rich Lennon later smu...

If You Want To Be Successful, Welcome Obstacles

Forbes | Paul B. Brown | Posted 03.04.2014 | World

Let’s start with three truisms. 1. If you do exactly what everyone else does, you will never have a competitive edge. You will always be the same...

The Richest People In The World

Forbes | Kerry A. Dolan and Luisa Kroll | Posted 03.03.2014 | Business

Forbes: The ranks of the world’s billionaires continue to scale new heights–and stretch to new corners of the world. Our global wealth team found ...

The Other Hundred: The Non-Rich, Non-Celebrity List

The WorldPost | Chandran Nair | Posted 02.28.2014 | World

"The Other Hundred" is a unique photo book project aimed as a counterpoint to the Forbes 100 and other media rich lists by telling the stories of peop...

WhatsApp With WhatsApp?

Mark Weinstein | Posted 02.26.2014 | Technology
Mark Weinstein

Facebook and WhatsApp are perfect privacy partners. Each hand feeds one another with your privacy serving as the main course. The best course of action to take is to look for companies that have built into their app methodologies that truly protect user interest.

Tiger Woman on Wall Street

China Hands | Posted 02.21.2014 | Business
China Hands

From making her first million before age thirty, to heading an equity research firm, and now a regular contributor at Forbes with appearances on CNBC and Bloomberg, Li is making waves.

I Am Gay and I Play. Send in the Clowns

Harvey Gotliffe, Ph.D. | Posted 02.18.2014 | Sports
Harvey Gotliffe, Ph.D.

The media circus began immediately after Sam's declaration, and who knows how long it will last? In the meanwhile, send in the clowns. Or have they already arrived?

How to Address the Embarrassing Issue of Pay Inequity

Susan Bulkeley Butler | Posted 04.08.2014 | Women
Susan Bulkeley Butler

Businesses should pay and promote women equally because it's the right thing to do. But they should also do it because it's the smart thing to do.

Rand Paul, You Failed Econ 101. Supply, Demand and the Minimum Wage

Joe Driscoll | Posted 04.05.2014 | Politics
Joe Driscoll

When an antiquated economic theory is refuted by data, we must go with the data, and also trust our instincts. What's your gut tell you about the potential impact of raising the federal minimum wage from $7.25 to $10 per hour?

Finding New Wealth for Environmental Gain

Joe S. Whitworth | Posted 03.31.2014 | Green
Joe S. Whitworth

Although social impact investing has been around for a pretty good while (e.g., microfinance, gender lens investing, etc), the reality is that investment vehicles for conservation has lagged behind.

Meatless Monday: Welcome, Class -- Online Plant-Based Culinary Education Begins Today

Ellen Kanner | Posted 03.22.2014 | Green
Ellen Kanner

"It's absolutely massive -- it's everything I know about the foundational cooking principles of plant-based cuisine," says Chad Sarno. "It has over 20...

Forbes' Releases Most Influential Celebrities 2014 List

Posted 01.25.2014 | Celebrity

As it does every so often, Forbes has released yet another list that pits celebrities against one another. This time, the index is influence, hence cr...

Innovating for Equity

Elisa Villanueva Beard | Posted 03.18.2014 | Education
Elisa Villanueva Beard

Social Entrepreneurs get their start by pitching new solutions to people who can help them turn their ideas into action. Alejandro Gac-Artigas '09 is ...

Pebble Mine's 2013 Year End Review: 'One Foot in the Grave?'

Joel Reynolds | Posted 03.08.2014 | Green
Joel Reynolds

Coming off a disappointing 2012, the Pebble Limited Partnership and its uniquely reckless project hit the rocks repeatedly in 2013.

Goodbye Mayor Mike, Hello Bill and Carmen

Alan Singer | Posted 03.08.2014 | New York
Alan Singer

Will de Blasio/Fariña schools be substantially different from Bloomberg/Klein/Walcott schools? As Randy Newman sings in the opening to every show in the Monk detective series, "I may be wrong now, but I don't think so!"

Despite Critics' Claims, Medicaid Expansion Won't Lead to Catastrophe

Wendell Potter | Posted 03.08.2014 | Politics
Wendell Potter

Reform advocates have long suggested that getting folks out of the ranks of the uninsured should cut down on visits to the ER for noncritical medical care. An Oregon study, which was published in the journal Science, would seem to disprove that theory.

How Actress & Billionaire Heiress Josie Ho Won Her Family Feud

Ilana Rapp | Posted 02.23.2014 | Entertainment
Ilana Rapp

Aside from being named to Forbes list of 20 Most Intriguing Billionaire Heiresses, Josie is an accomplished actress, has a band and is also known as a trendsetter in Asia.

The Year's Top-Grossing Movie Star Is ...

Posted 12.18.2013 | Entertainment

Dwayne Johnson was the rock of the box office in 2013, if Forbes' new list of the highest-grossing actors is any indication. Johnson's starring ve...

Jennifer Aniston Won't Be Happy About Landing On This List

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 12.10.2013 | Entertainment

Jennifer Aniston might be America's Sweetheart, but that doesn't mean she's always box office gold. Her rusty performances have landed her on Forbes' ...

Anti-GMO Study Discredited

Richard Ha | Posted 12.03.2013 | Hawaii
Richard Ha

There's big news in the anti-GMO world. Food and Chemical Toxicology, the peer-reviewed scientific journal that in 2012 published controversial resear...

A 14-Year-Old's $250 Million Idea

Forbes | Karsten Strauss | Posted 12.02.2013 | Small Business

Forbes: All Isabella “Bella” Weems really wanted was a used car. That desire set in motion a chain of events that led to the Arizona teenager s...

Forbes Reportedly Exploring Sale

Posted 11.15.2013 | Media

Bloomberg News reported Friday that Forbes Media, the publisher of Forbes magazine, is exploring a sale. Sources familiar with the matter said tha...

Risky Business: Taking Risks in Pursuit of Your Passion

Pamela Barnes | Posted 01.23.2014 | Women
Pamela Barnes

My advice to women who are either just starting their careers or contemplating making a career move is this: Bring your best skills to what you're passionate about.

Bloomberg's $uper Dozen Years

Howard Steven Friedman | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business
Howard Steven Friedman

Here we are in 2013, 12 years since Bloomberg gave up his position as CEO in order to concentrate his full efforts on the public service of helping the city. Luckily, Hizzoner's fortune has not suffered from this sacrifice.