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Now Doesn't Last Forever

Ron Culberson, MSW, CSP | Posted 10.24.2012 | Healthy Living
Ron Culberson, MSW, CSP

When it comes to our empty nest, absence will make the heart grow fonder. And when it comes to life in general, I suspect that presence makes the heart grow richer.

What's Protecting Your eWallet?

Daniel Burrus | Posted 10.17.2012 | Technology
Daniel Burrus

Increasingly, we'll see biometrics being used on our phones and tablets, and on all our computing devices as we make the switch from the leather wallet to the digital wallet.

A Letter From a Teacher to Students

Nicholas Ferroni | Posted 10.16.2012 | Education
Nicholas Ferroni

Most of you, regardless of whether you're a freshman or senior, are beginning to feel the anxiety and nervousness that comes with a new school year. I once faced many of the same fears, worries, insecurities and hopes that you do.

What If

Christine Eads | Posted 10.10.2012 | Healthy Living
Christine Eads

What if, at your fingertips, you had all the information that could tell you all you needed to know about every disease and/or illness you may contract for the rest of your life?

Travel Innovations: A Wish List

William D. Chalmers | Posted 10.10.2012 | Travel
William D. Chalmers

Some have argued that we have entered the Golden Age of Travel, with more of the world open to travelers today than ever before and our ability to go anywhere (relatively cheaply and safely) beyond compare. But a traveler can still dream, right?

Are You The Disrupter or the Disrupted?

Daniel Burrus | Posted 10.09.2012 | Business
Daniel Burrus

While rapid changes usually brings major disruption to the way business has been done, let's remember one key thing: Disruptive technology is only disruptive if you didn't know about it ahead of time.

Profiting From the Speed of Change

Daniel Burrus | Posted 10.07.2012 | Business
Daniel Burrus

In the past, business success was all about size: The large eat the small. Today, business success is all about speed: The fast eat the slow. But when change occurs, what do most organizations tend to do?

Develop a Skills Plan for the Life Cycle of Your Career

Dr. Tracey Wilen-Daugenti | Posted 09.16.2012 | Business
Dr. Tracey Wilen-Daugenti

In today's volatile economic environment, success amid global competition and technological change requires workers to take charge of their careers. Committing to continuous skill development is an essential step to increasing your employability and career prospects.

Speaking Our Reality

Steve Robertson | Posted 09.08.2012 | Healthy Living
Steve Robertson

If we listen carefully to our truest inner selves and speak with a greater presence, we can empower ourselves to create exciting new possibilities and become a witness to the reality of our heart's greatest desire come true.

Sharon Silke Carty

Can Motown Make Sexy Cars? Automakers' Design Challenge

HuffingtonPost.com | Sharon Silke Carty | Posted 07.01.2012 | Business

Clay Dean spends his days imagining the future. You might soon be driving what he dreams. As executive director of General Motors' advanced global ...

What Do You Do? Identity vs. Work, East vs. West

Andrew Lam | Posted 08.25.2012 | Healthy Living
Andrew Lam

A while back, when I was visiting my mother's ancestral village in Thai Binh province in northern Vietnam, it occurred to me that, after a barrage of questions from distant relatives, not once did anyone ask that common question in America: "So, what do you do?"

When God Falls Out of the Sky

Andrew Z. Cohen | Posted 08.22.2012 | Religion
Andrew Z. Cohen

I believe we have reached a time in history when God, which I would describe as the energy and intelligence that initiated the creative process, is now completely dependent upon us.

The New Monastic Individuals

Kingsley Dennis, Ph.D. | Posted 08.20.2012 | Healthy Living
Kingsley Dennis, Ph.D.

The future is going to be about the people on the ground. It will be about the changes each of us makes in our lives to be more aligned with moving forward. It will be about how to cultivate a focused and positive state of mind and being.

A Student's Ambition

Uloop | Posted 08.18.2012 | College
Uloop

We as college students need ambition, because without the desire to succeed, there is absolutely no way we can. When you have no one to encourage you, you must encourage yourself.

One Moment in Time

Zoe P. Strassfield | Posted 08.11.2012 | DC
Zoe P. Strassfield

The whole world was dark, everything visible to my eyes coated in the same uniform darkness except for the small, oddly-shaped patches of dim orange directly at the center of my vision. I felt a cramp in my neck as I mentally beseeched them to brighten, to expand.

Big Bang VII - Embracing the Innovators

Jeff Pollack | Posted 08.11.2012 | Arts
Jeff Pollack

The seventh meeting of the Big Bang Forum, a private gathering of music, media and entertainment executives discussing important new trends, evolving ...

The One Thing I Swore Off After My Split (And Why I Did It Anyway)

Kristin Tennant | Posted 08.07.2012 | Divorce
Kristin Tennant

Five years ago, I did something I thought I'd never do: I said "yes" to marriage again.

Encounter With Comet Bob: An Adventure at the New York City Center for Space Science Education

Zoe P. Strassfield | Posted 07.28.2012 | Science
Zoe P. Strassfield

After dealing with a buildup of static electricity and a few other minor problems, an announcement suddenly flashed across the main TV screen -- an unknown object had been detected, on a collision course with the Spacecraft!

Your Start-up Life: Best Business Books to Groom Your Team

Rana Florida | Posted 07.24.2012 | Business
Rana Florida

Insights about business can be gleaned from almost any good book -- whether it's a memoir by a professional athlete or a page-turning account of the ups and downs of a frenetic political campaign.

5 Reasons the Future Is Better Without Jetpacks or Flying Cars

Nick Hurwitch | Posted 07.19.2012 | Science
Nick Hurwitch

Here are five reasons why you should just buy your "environmentally friendly" vehicle of choice and stop holding your breath for a flying future that will never come.

What's Next for Facebook and Social Media? 5 Trends to Watch After the IPO

Ryan Holmes | Posted 07.17.2012 | Technology
Ryan Holmes

The Facebook IPO is a watershed moment in social media. It leaves no doubt that social networks are a true cultural and financial force. Social media is here to stay. It's not a fad. And it's huge business. The big question is what's next.

How Siri and One Accessory Could Revolutionize the iPhone

Will Shanklin | Posted 07.03.2012 | Technology
Will Shanklin

Multitouch displays provide the simplest, most human way to use a computer right now. Ten years from now, there could be a better way.

Learning to See the Future First

Jeff DeGraff | Posted 07.02.2012 | Technology
Jeff DeGraff

All innovation starts as fiction before it moves across the aisle and becomes nonfiction. We do, in fact, believe it when we see it. That's what makes the world's fairs and exhibitions so compelling.

5 Ways Boomers Have Changed The Culture: Study

Huff/Post50 | Anthonia Akitunde | Posted 04.27.2012 | Fifty

Whether its through fantastic offspring, a genre-shifting piece of work or a successful business, the idea of leaving behind a lasting legacy is a pre...

Each And Every Suicide Diminishes Us

Lorna Byrne | Posted 06.17.2012 | Religion
Lorna Byrne

Each and every suicide in the world diminishes you and me. No matter if you don't know the person, their family, or even if they live on the other side of the world from you