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How Code Empowers Social Good: The Warby Parker Story

Saeed Jabbar | Posted 07.21.2014 | Home
Saeed Jabbar

"Our thinking here is aligned with support for scale, rapid prototyping and agility."

A New Beginning for Amputees and the Visually Impaired in South America

Jeff Peterson | Posted 07.18.2014 | Impact
Jeff Peterson

I have never done anything like this in my life. On a whim, I decided to defer my MD/PhD program to volunteer in Bolivia. I was hoping to make at least a small difference in someone's life.

The Very, Very Real Struggles Of Having Very, Very Bad Eyes

Nina Bahadur | Posted 07.02.2014 | Women
Nina Bahadur

In college, I had my glasses on all the time. I wore glasses to formals, in a cappella performances, on the beach. (I took them off for yoga class, which means I learned virtually blind. It was difficult.) And almost without fail, when I was dressed up but also had glasses on, someone would ask me, "don't you have contacts?"

16 Times Sunglasses Stole The Show

The Huffington Post | Megan Mayer | Posted 06.27.2014 | Style

You can never have too many pairs of sunglasses. They are one of the few accessories that have the power to transform an entire outfit. Sunglasses ...

Coming Clean About Dirty Beer Glassware

Julia Herz | Posted 06.25.2014 | Taste
Julia Herz

Ever see carbonation bubbles on the inside of your glass at a restaurant? Alert: Send your glass back immediately.

A Different Kind of Social Enterprise Is Helping Communities See Clearly

Neil Blumenthal | Posted 06.11.2014 | Impact
Neil Blumenthal

Rather than simply handing out glasses, we worked to train individuals in developing countries to conduct vision screenings, educate their neighbors about the importance of eye care, and sell high-quality, low-cost glasses to their communities.

The Art of Social Entrepreneurship: Warby Parker & Neil Blumenthal

One World with Deepak Chopra | Posted 05.21.2014 | Business
One World with Deepak Chopra

Native New Yorker, Neil Blumenthal was taught to value community at a young age while attending a Quaker school in Manhattan. Combine that with his ba...

What Does It Take to Change the World?

Barbara Becker | Posted 04.14.2014 | Impact
Barbara Becker

Eight years later, Maggie is the legal guardian of forty-four children. Through grassroots fundraising -- and the money she earned from babysitting back home -- Maggie built the Kopila Valley Children's Home and School,

TOMS Gives Haiti a Leg (and a Shoe) Up

Natalie Pace | Posted 03.09.2014 | Impact
Natalie Pace

Blake Mycoskie is casual, a bit scruffy, but can hit a camera mark and deliver his company's message in 30 seconds on the nose, like a suited up CEO. He's got a laidback surfer vibe, but speaks with the precision of a fine-tuned press release.

The Faithful Shopper: Best of 2013

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 03.02.2014 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

It's been an eventful year for all of us in the New York retail and fashion scene, from grand old friends such as Bergdorf Goodman and Macy's undergoi...

Glasses May Have Saved Teen In Drive-By Shooting

AP | Posted 12.22.2013 | Crime

SEATTLE (AP) — A Seattle teenager's glasses may have saved her life in a drive-by shooting. The Seattle Police Department said Sunday that a 16-yea...

Funny Story. Just Happened. Part One.

Tim Mattingly | Posted 02.02.2014 | Comedy
Tim Mattingly

The following story is the first in a series of stories that are all completely unrelated save for the fact that they just happened to Tim Mattingly. ...

We Can't Believe People Ever Thought These Glasses Were Cool

Posted 10.15.2013 | Style

Some glasses have to be seen to be believed. But once you've seen some of these, you might not believe that people would actually wear them. We've ...

New Kind Of Solid Matter May Have Been Discovered

The Huffington Post | David Freeman | Posted 08.13.2013 | Science

There's no hard evidence yet, but scientists say they have discovered a substance that may represent a whole new category of solids. Dubbed q-glas...

iJustine Cosplays "Hardwired" With Google Glass and Fangirls Over Stan Lee at Comic-Con 2013

Shira Lazar | Posted 09.20.2013 | Technology
Shira Lazar

YouTube superstar and all-around tech geek iJustine stopped by the Nerd HQ stage at San Diego Comic-Con 2013 to chat about designing her "Hardwired"...

glasses.com -- A New Online Shopping Experience You Need to See

Shelly Palmer | Posted 09.14.2013 | Technology
Shelly Palmer

While shopping online is commonplace, the experiences people have while online shopping vary greatly. Forgive me for oversimplifying, but companies th...

Specs

Cameron Sherber | Posted 08.18.2013 | Comedy
Cameron Sherber

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The Faithful Shopper: Hot, Haute Hamptons

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 08.13.2013 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

It's that time of year, when those of us in the "fashionista know" escape to our favorite beaches at the Hamptons. The fun part is that many of our fa...

Cleaning Up After Her Daughters, Mom Trips Upon A Million Dollar Idea

Posted 06.12.2013 | MarloThomas

One of the reasons I started my website is that I wanted a place for women to come together and dream. We women need to know that we don't have to ha...

Check Out This Chic Recycled Eyewear

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.07.2013 | HuffPost Home

Outfit your peepers with the new retro-inspired, 95% recycled collection eco by Summer Rayne Oakes. Rock the cat-eye and “geek chic” silhouettes (...

What I Learned at the Roast of Jack Black

Shannon Sutherland | Posted 06.07.2013 | Comedy
Shannon Sutherland

If you tell the world that you "pooped your pants" at the White House and then go to a roast, you will be the punch line of almost every joke. I'm looking at you Al Roker.

Special Device Could Help You Stop Being A Pig

DigInfo TV | Posted 01.15.2013 | Technology

At the University of Tokyo, the Hirose Tanikawa Group has developed an AR system that can manipulate the user's feeling of having eaten enough, by cha...

From Orphan To Eyewear Titan

Posted 10.08.2012 | Small Business

The eighth richest man in Europe was once an orphan. Leonardo Del Vecchio, the founder and chairman of Italian eyewear maker Luxottica, was born t...

Glasses for the Masses

Bryce Longton | Posted 09.11.2012 | Small Business
Bryce Longton

Employee #1 -- Warby Parker Warby Parker is so hip it hurts. The online purveyor of glasses, monocles, and Godard-influenced promotional videos is na...

WATCH: The One Thing That Will Save Your Eyesight, From Dr. Nancy Snyderman

Posted 08.22.2013 | MarloThomas

Dr. Nancy Snyderman, health expert, joined me on Mondays With Marlo to talk about the one thing you can do to save your eyesight. Check out more ...