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The Art of Social Entrepreneurship: Warby Parker & Neil Blumenthal

One World with Deepak Chopra | Posted 03.25.2014 | 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"... -- 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...


Cameron Sherber | Posted 08.18.2013 | Comedy
Cameron Sherber


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 ...

Prescriptions and Pride: VisionSpring's Journey to One Million

Jordan Kassalow | Posted 08.07.2012 | Impact
Jordan Kassalow

Estimates for those who can have their vision restored with a pair of eyeglasses range from 500M to 1 billion. The vast majority simply do not have access to affordable glasses. Having seen the depth and persistence of the market failure to deliver this simple tool, I decided to do something about it.

Why I Hate This Celebrity Trend

Sarah Leon | Posted 10.02.2012 | Style
Sarah Leon

When I was twelve years old, I got my first pair of glasses. This was no surprise, almost everyone in my family (on both sides) wears glasses, it felt...

The Future of Music: Free Health Care for Bands?

Ben Lear | Posted 06.10.2012 | Arts
Ben Lear

By providing eye care for bands, Tortoise and Blonde demonstrates the most important element in the band/brand relationship: common purpose.

How Glasses Can Change Your Look | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style

From The Clothes Horse: Few will probably recall this, but when I first began my blog I had a bob haircut and wore glasses every day. It wasn't u...

I Can See Clearly Now

Dan Bucatinsky | Posted 02.04.2012 | Gay Voices
Dan Bucatinsky

I looked down at this bag of gummy worms that my kids were begging me to buy. I tried to read the ingredients. I don't know why I bothered. I mean,...

The Faithful Shopper: Present Perfect

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 01.31.2012 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

Whenever possible I look to smaller, one-of-a-kind shops for the little treasures that loved ones will cherish forever. And New York City is the capital of the unique boutique!