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Good Luxury: In Search of Style + Compassion

Miriam Ava | Posted 11.07.2014 | 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 11.05.2014 | 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 10.28.2014 | 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 11.03.2014 | 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 10.31.2014 | 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 10.25.2014 | 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.

Ciara Beautifully Covers 'Brides'

The Huffington Post | Jessica Dickerson | Posted 07.01.2014 | Black Voices

It wasn't so long ago that we swooned over the birth of Ciara and Future's new son Future, and now the happy couple has yet another big day to look fo...

Homeopathy and the Future of Medicine: A Report from the Future

Dana Ullman | Posted 08.26.2014 | Healthy Living
Dana Ullman

The future is always full of more changes than one can ever imagine. Over a century ago, some people thought that homeopathy was dead. At one conference in 1988, it was formally announced that reports on the death of homeopathy had been greatly exaggerated.

Should Cryonics, Cryothanasia, and Transhumanism Be Part of the Euthanasia Debate?

Zoltan Istvan | Posted 08.21.2014 | Technology
Zoltan Istvan

The medical field of preserving the dead for possible future life is quickly improving every year.

What Kind of Men Will Our Boys Become?

Luckymothersofboys | Posted 08.20.2014 | Parents
Luckymothersofboys

What makes a great man? Eeek, that's a tough one! Or, more importantly, what kind of men do we want our little boys to become? And, how can we better support them as they develop?