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These Mesmerizing GIFs Will Change The Way You Look At Everyday Stuff

The Huffington Post | Sara Boboltz | Posted 01.25.2014 | Technology

We're lucky enough to live in a post-industrialized world, where we can pop down to the store to pick up a few groceries without thinking twice. All t...

Moving Past the Commodity Supercycle: Are We There Yet?

Otaviano Canuto | Posted 01.23.2014 | World
Otaviano Canuto

Some analysts are predicting that the commodity price boom of the new millennium as something that has played itself out. Have we entered a phase of descending commodity prices in general?

Can Africa Follow China's Industrialization Path?

Marcelo Giugale | Posted 10.02.2013 | World
Marcelo Giugale

If anything, China had to import all that. This should make industrialization relatively easier for Africa, a region super-rich in commodities. But that depends on how that wealth is spent. Is it going to build Africa's human capital?

Adapting to a World in Revolution

Kingsley Dennis, Ph.D. | Posted 01.07.2013 | Healthy Living
Kingsley Dennis, Ph.D.

In the years to come, humanity will find itself needing to adapt to a world in revolution -- in energy, communications, and mind -- as our lives are catalyzed into new arrangements and possibilities.

The World's Deadliest Profession: Coal Miners Pay for China's Economic Miracle

Richard Schiffman | Posted 03.04.2012 | World
Richard Schiffman

Into the Light is a must see for anyone who wants to find out what is going on below the dazzling, high-tech surface of modern China.

In Climate Debate, Governments Consider New Definitions Of Rich And Poor

AP | By ARTHUR MAX | Posted 11.26.2011 | Business

JOHANNESBURG -- As delegates gather in South Africa to plot the next big push against climate change, Western governments are saying it's time to move...

A Call for Urban Doctors

Gordon Gill | Posted 11.28.2011 | Green
Gordon Gill

By looking at our assets holistically, we can create a fully integrated, intelligent approach to the greening of cities, one that combines carbon savings with an increased quality of life.

Robots, Unemployment and Wishful Thinking

Martin Ford | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Martin Ford

Advanced robotics will certainly play an important role in technological unemployment once it becomes cost-effective to replace even low-wage service workers with machines.

Hans Rosling Discusses Global Population Growth (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Lance Goodman | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Below is a video of Hans Rosling talking about world population and the challenges that we face globally, as well as the potential solution. He is Pr...

America: Enemy of Change, Midwife of the Future

Michael Vlahos | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Michael Vlahos

Global change has been building. It is too big for crisis management to suppress much longer. And if we insist on seeing it all as bad, we will miss the actual change itself.

Rebuilding America's Manufacturing Jobs and Industrial Capability

Stewart Acuff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Stewart Acuff

Any student in any beginning economics class soon learns that the way a nation or a society creates wealth is by making things or building things othe...

How We Change: The Impact of the Group On Human Development, Behavior, and IQ

Dan Agin | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dan Agin

There are two major errors that we make when we think about ourselves and the origins of our attitudes and behavior. One error is the myth that human ...