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Are We Becoming a World Civilization?

Shastri Purushotma | Posted 11.17.2013 | Religion
Shastri Purushotma

The past century has seen an unprecedented shift toward entirely new levels of organization at the global level, and this change seems only to be accelerating. Could we be crossing another major threshold in human evolution?

Future Is Really Just Great

The Huffington Post | Kia Makarechi | Posted 09.11.2013 | Entertainment

We should have shaken it by now, but it's still hard to get past the feeling that every Future song is better than it should be. Here's "Honest," in w...

Free Advice Often Seems Unwanted Because It Usually Is!

Tarun Sakhrani | Posted 11.09.2013 | Business
Tarun Sakhrani

Free advice is always forthcoming. It comes from all corners and sources, in all shapes and sizes. Family, friends, near and dear ones, and even acq...

What We Need & What We Do Not Need: Cliff Notes to Political, Social, and Moral Success

Leslie K. Stein | Posted 11.09.2013 | Politics
Leslie K. Stein

We need to start at the beginning. Support our children. Educate all children. Rework the justice system. Help those who make small mistakes to atone for them and reintegrate successfully into society, rather than losing them into the system.

What We Can All Learn from G-Cloud and the Singapore Government

Daniel Burrus | Posted 11.04.2013 | Business
Daniel Burrus

A little over a month ago, I was in Washington, DC, meeting with the CIOs and CTOs of all government agencies in the U.S. Their prime concern was keep...

The 37 Albums You Need To Hear This Fall

The Huffington Post | Kia Makarechi | Posted 09.04.2013 | Entertainment

With the likes of Kanye West and Jay Z surprising fans with massive albums released shortly after they were announced, and everyone from The Backstree...

WATCH: Tribute Celebrating 50 Years of The Dream

HooplaHa | Posted 10.28.2013 | Black Voices
HooplaHa

2013 marks the 50th anniversary of one of the most moving and poignant events of the last century - the delivery of the "I Have a Dream" speech on the...

The March on Washington and the Congress of the People: Lessons From Two Movements

Harry Boyte | Posted 10.27.2013 | Black Voices
Harry Boyte

Both movements had profound moral aspects, but it is a mistake to see them as simply moral crusades. They embodied a down-to-earth citizen politics aiming to win over the broad middle of society.

The First Kiss of the Future

Paul Ratner | Posted 10.23.2013 | Books
Paul Ratner

This story is taken from my upcoming book of surreal anecdotes and flash fiction fairy tales for adults called "The Mundane Uses of Magical Objects." ...

You Can't Predict the Future, Which Should Make You Very Happy

Valerie Alexander | Posted 10.24.2013 | Healthy Living
Valerie Alexander

The future is uncertain, so be happy now, regardless of your bad day, week or year. Next time you can't find a parking spot, or miss a plane, or have your plans hindered, before you get mad, remember that this could be the best thing that ever happens to you

Innovation Earth: The World As It Could Be

Jennifer Grayson | Posted 10.20.2013 | Green
Jennifer Grayson

For three years, I wrote the green advice column for this page. As a lifelong environmentalist, penning my previous column, Eco Etiquette, was cathart...

The Virtual ER Is Here Today, Saving Time and Money

Daniel Burrus | Posted 10.14.2013 | Business
Daniel Burrus

Twenty years ago, I predicted that when the exponential and predictable progress of processing power, storage, and bandwidth--what I called the three ...

Autism and Faith for a Future

Shelley Hendrix Reynolds | Posted 10.12.2013 | Religion
Shelley Hendrix Reynolds

It has taken years, but our struggling, dying family is now healing. Forgiveness has washed over us and though scars remain from the battlefield, our collective faith has made us whole.

Dreams

Nate Holzapfel | Posted 08.06.2013 | Healthy Living
Nate Holzapfel

I have uncovered my own dreams and the dreams of others, and more often than not, true happiness is around the corner. There is no way to fulfill your dreams if you don't know what they are and what they really mean.

Now You See It, Now You Don't

Tamar Kasriel | Posted 10.02.2013 | Business
Tamar Kasriel

Pop-up is the new word of the moment. Pop-up shops, pop-up restaurants, pop-up hotels even. Pop-up implies speed, novelty, excitement, exclusivity (on...

Imagine a Future Where We Record Our Own Deaths on Tiny Video Cameras Implanted in Our Foreheads

Justin Nobel | Posted 10.01.2013 | Technology
Justin Nobel

As radical as this all might seem to you now, just remember, the future is impossible to predict, but utterly inevitable.

Today

Nate Holzapfel | Posted 07.31.2013 | Healthy Living
Nate Holzapfel

As I have gone through my life, I sometimes look back on the wasted days and weeks I have spent, sometimes chasing meaningless pursuits with guilt and regret. We all must live with our decisions. Now I strive to live life to the fullest and be the very best version of myself.

Caring Is the Future of Consumption

Axelle Tessandier | Posted 09.28.2013 | Impact
Axelle Tessandier

Millennials are driving change. Even if some of the big corporate players still hold the pole position, you can already feel a change in the way they communicate with us.

A Seemingly Insane Idea That Actually Struck Gold

Ben Thomas | Posted 07.26.2013 | TED Weekends
Ben Thomas

2013-01-18-TEDplayvideo.jpgCould we create completely new senses unlike anything in human experience? What would it be like to experience such senses?

Power, Bad Behavior and Who We Are

Mark Rubinstein | Posted 09.24.2013 | Politics
Mark Rubinstein

Is it worrisome that our federal government is paralyzed in partisan deadlock? Have we so little expectation of officeholders that we view politics as simply a sideshow; and if we vote at all, do we pull the lever based on nothing more than name recognition?

The Good Old Days of Retail are Ahead of Us, Not Behind Us

Daniel Burrus | Posted 09.16.2013 | Business
Daniel Burrus

Several years ago I started reporting about an emerging trend that is now in full bloom. It's called showrooming and is the practice of selecting and ...

The Evolution of Freedom

Gerard Senehi | Posted 09.14.2013 | Healthy Living
Gerard Senehi

As has always been the case, the next measure of freedom rests in the hands of the people who recognize its potential.

What Was the Most Important Thing People Learned in the 20th Century?

Robert Fuller | Posted 09.09.2013 | World
Robert Fuller

Because untold suffering has been licensed by presumed superiority, my nominee for the most important takeaway from the 20th century is the hard-won realization that applying the superior/inferior distinction to persons or peoples is specious.

It's Time to Change Your Outlook on Change

Daniel Burrus | Posted 09.09.2013 | Business
Daniel Burrus

If you think that change is coming at you faster and faster each day, you're right. That's because the three change accelerators of processing power, ...

Tweet Or Text? The Acronym Guide For Dummies

Tammy Bleck | Posted 09.09.2013 | Fifty
Tammy Bleck

It all started with OMG, followed by LOL which quickly progressed into LMAO and ROTFL. It wasn't long before girls were discussing their BF and their BFFs and telling their parents they would BRB. It all adds up to TMI for many of us. Don't worry, for those you who are fast track impaired, I've provided a translation at the bottom of this post.