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Remembering Our Humanity

Vincent Daly | Posted 09.11.2014 | Parents
Vincent Daly

As the pervasiveness of Internet connectivity grows internationally, the Earth becomes more of a neighborhood where everyone knows everyone else's business. And that gives me hope. Much like the densely populated streets of New York City, people can find a way to live with one another.

3D Printed Shoes are a Step in the Right Direction

Daniel Burrus | Posted 09.10.2014 | Business
Daniel Burrus

Having new shoes that you need to "break in" because they hurt your feet (or dealing with shoes that always feel uncomfortable no matter how long you ...

Educating Student-Entrepreneurs

Robert E. Johnson | Posted 09.09.2014 | Education
Robert E. Johnson

Student-entrepreneurs who graduate with an agile mindset can become pillars of the global economy, launching fresh ideas and revitalizing and reinvigorating the global marketplace in ways that benefit us all.

Top 4 Back to School Service Ideas

Brad Jamison | Posted 09.08.2014 | Impact
Brad Jamison

Now that school's back in session, there are more opportunities than ever to give back and make a real difference in your community. Consider service opportunities to benefit school-age children and help other members of the community too.

Good Luxury: In Search of Style + Compassion

Miriam Ava | Posted 09.08.2014 | Style
Miriam Ava

It recently struck me that the marriage of ethics and aesthetics in the premium segment of consumer goods seems to be considered a luxury too extravagant to indulge in by the fashion industry.

The Big Binge Theory

Faith Popcorn | Posted 09.05.2014 | Business
Faith Popcorn

From food and alcohol to dating and entertainment, our consumption habits are morphing in shocking ways. The operating principle is a gleeful "gimme more!"

Celebrating One Year and Many Victories

Alyssa Ramos-Reynoso | Posted 09.04.2014 | Impact
Alyssa Ramos-Reynoso

Here at Schools for Sustainability (S4S), we are jumping for joy as we celebrate the first anniversary of our organization. In merely one year, what b...

Drake Leads BET's Hip-Hop Nominations

Associated Press | JONATHAN LANDRUM Jr. | Posted 09.09.2014 | Black Voices

ATLANTA (AP) -- For the first time, Drake tops nominees for the BET Hip-Hop Awards. In a statement to The Associated Press, BET said Thursday that...

Become Indispensible! 12 Certainties That Will Impact Your Career Now and In The Future

Daniel Burrus | Posted 09.03.2014 | Business
Daniel Burrus

Are you becoming increasingly irrelevant in the eyes of your employer or the marketplace because your education and training has not been keeping up w...

Why President Obama Needs to Listen to American Muslims

Lorna Byrne | Posted 09.02.2014 | Religion
Lorna Byrne

I am told that if a small group of American Muslims drawn from both the Sunni and Shia strands of Islam, and from different ethnicities come together to discuss solutions they will come up with ideas that can lead to breakthroughs.

Death Threats, Freedom, Transhumanism, and the Future

Zoltan Istvan | Posted 08.25.2014 | Technology
Zoltan Istvan

The next time you read a controversial opinion article, instead of talking about "lynching" the author or what "gauge" shotgun you're going to use when you shoot him, maybe present a better idea to solve the problems he's trying to address.

I, Robot... Will Kill You?

Seriously Skewed | Posted 10.19.2014 | Comedy
Seriously Skewed

There could, of course, be benefits to having a robot army.

What It Really Feels Like To Be A Childfree Woman

Bri Seeley | Posted 10.16.2014 | Women
Bri Seeley

At the age of 24 I began to ask my doctors if I could be sterilized. Year after year at my annual exam I would state my case -- each year unchanged from the previous year. At each visit my physician told me that I was too young, what if I changed my mind? But the reality was that I didn't change my mind.

Childfree By Choice: How Women are Redefining Tomorrow's Family

Faith Popcorn | Posted 10.08.2014 | Women
Faith Popcorn

Millennial-focused media is just beginning to recognize this emerging mindset and celebrities are popularizing and glamorizing this path, too, with powerful women like Chelsea Handler, Zooey Deschanel and Cameron Diaz leading the charge.

What Would a Tenement Museum Opening in 2064 Look Like?

Annie Polland | Posted 10.07.2014 | New York
Annie Polland

What form would it take to reflect 2014? Is it an old tenement building on the Lower East Side? Actually, more likely it would resemble a basement apartment in Queens, Brooklyn or the Bronx.

Matt Seiler, Global CEO of IPG Mediabrands on #AOLBUILD

AOL BUILD | Posted 10.06.2014 | Media
AOL BUILD

Gino DePinto, AOL BUILD Watch Matt Seiler, Global CEO of IPG Mediabrands take the #AOLBUILD stage and moderated by AOL's very own Jack Bamberger, ...

Dear Life That Should Have Been

Laura Campbell | Posted 09.30.2014 | Women
Laura Campbell

Every time I felt fear and doubt, you would grow and flourish; tightening your grip on me with every insecurity I felt.

Elon Musk Is Making Good On Promises To Stephen Colbert

The Huffington Post | Alexander C. Kaufman | Posted 07.25.2014 | Business

Four years ago, Stephen Colbert doubted that Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk could make an electric car people would buy. Now the comedian drives a Tesl...

Adios, Miami

Kevin McGurgan | Posted 09.22.2014 | Miami
Kevin McGurgan

American contacts remind me that great U.S. cities, like Chicago, only came into their own in their second century. So is this Miami's (118 years old) century?

How to Transform Innovation ROI by Using the Science of Certainty to Accelerate Results

Daniel Burrus | Posted 09.22.2014 | Business
Daniel Burrus

The fact is that the ability to innovate has never been easier and has never happened faster.

How to Forgive to Save Your Life

Dr. Carmen Harra | Posted 09.20.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Carmen Harra

Do the effects of a former betrayal, breakup, breakdown or broken heart continue today? Recognize the need to forgive. Identify whom you need to forgive. Then you can begin the process.

A World Future Society Conference Speech: Everyone Faces a Transhumanist Wager

Zoltan Istvan | Posted 09.30.2014 | Technology
Zoltan Istvan

Ladies and gentlemen, we have a problem. Each one of us has a problem. In fact, no matter where you go on the planet, no matter who you find, every single person on Earth has this same dire problem.

How the Human Voice Is Traversing Society's Wellness-Tech Frontier

Yuval Mor | Posted 09.09.2014 | Technology
Yuval Mor

A recent study by IDC, reveals that in the year 2018, the wearable technology market will see about 111.9 million wearables being used around the globe.

How Past Mistakes Kill Your Future

Gil Laroya | Posted 09.07.2014 | Business
Gil Laroya

There's a saying "Nobody's perfect." This is true regardless of your gender, age, education, or personality. We humans are inherently flawed, and we...

Watch Out Cupid! Transhumanism is Going to Change Love

Zoltan Istvan | Posted 09.01.2014 | Technology
Zoltan Istvan

The next time you're in a coffee shop, don't overlook that 70-year-old sitting in the corner reading Dickens, Hemmingway, or maybe even a copy of The Transhumanist Wager. That senior citizen with their years of wisdom and experience might soon be fair game for a love interest.