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7 Of The Most Intelligent Ocean Animals (VIDEOS/PHOTOS)

Huffington Post | Travis Walter Donovan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

From cetaceans to cephalopods, our oceans are filled with many intelligent creatures. As new research is conducted, we discover more and more fascina...

Mark Kirk Mixed Military Service With Politics, Says Pentagon

AP | CHRISTOPHER WILLS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — Republican Senate candidate Mark Kirk's newest adversary in the latest controversy over his military service is the Defense ...

Afghanistan Fraud Is Focus Of US Military Intelligence

New York Times | THOM SHANKER and ERIC SCHMITT | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The military's intelligence network in Afghanistan, designed for identifying and tracking terrorists and insurgents, is increasingly focused on uncove...

CIA Hasn't Had An Internal Watchdog For 14 Months

AP | ADAM GOLDMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — More than a year after the CIA's inspector general stepped down, frustrated members of Congress are urging the White House to fill ...

Dan Froomkin

Bush's Glib Waterboarding Admission Sparks Outrage

HuffingtonPost.com | Dan Froomkin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

George W. Bush's casual acknowledgment Wednesday that he had Khalid Sheikh Mohammed waterboarded -- and would do it again -- has horrified some former...

Sexism and the Price of Eggs

Jacob M. Appel | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jacob M. Appel

The most legitimate concern raised by supporters of caps on payments to egg "donors" is that charging fair value might price some would-be parents out of the marketplace.

How Dumb Do They Think (Know) We Are

Marty Kaplan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Marty Kaplan

18 percent of Americans with high school or less education think that the president may be the Anti-Christ. Nearly one out of five people who are eligible to vote, same as you, believe Obama is the bad guy in The Omen.

Admiral Blair Walks the Plank

Michael Brenner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Brenner

Dennis Blair's resignation exposes the sad truth that President Obama doesn't have it in him to take charge, to crack heads, to fight for something because it is necessary.

Enabling the Needle and the Damage Done

David Vognar | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
David Vognar

People use drugs for whatever energy they're after or hiding from, yet drugs just sap us of our energy and make waste. Too many people of extraordinary heart and head have been hooked.

"The Changeup"

David Vognar | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
David Vognar

As spring dawns on New York City it will mean more than the end of a snow-coated winter. New Yorkers are anticipating their first season as reigning World Series champs in almost ten years.

Intelligence Community Must Build Greater Trust

Pete Contostavlos | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Pete Contostavlos

We must keep the trust of intelligence professionals and war fighters on the front lines in order to provide timely, accurate and relevant information to policymakers and those who need it.

A Little Matter of Science, Superiority, and Racism: New Atheism's Dangerous Waters

Josh Schrei | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Josh Schrei

Bluntly, the culture from which modern atheism has sprung -- science and academia -- has a long history of distorted claims of superiority that well-meaning atheists would do best to avoid.

Why Are Some People Atheists?

New Scientist | Lois Lee and Stephen Bullivant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

If religion comes so naturally to us, why are so many people, especially in western Europe, apparently resistant to it? New Scientist calls for scient...

1984 in 2010: Hijacking Democracy to Spy on Americans

Shahid Buttar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Shahid Buttar

With the White House and congressional leadership supporting unconstitutional abuses threatening the very fabric of our society, the Constitution appears to have few friends left in our nation's capital.

Google, NSA Will Partner To Stop Hackign, Cyber Attacks

The Washington Post | Ellen Nakashima | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

The world's largest Internet search company and the world's most powerful electronic surveillance organization are teaming up in the name of cybersecu...

Are We Too Smart For Our Own Good?

Steven C. Hayes, Ph.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Steven C. Hayes, Ph.D.

We're getting smarter. But our emotional and social intelligence seems to be going backwards. What if these two trends emerge from the same place: the info overload modern technology provides for us.

Christmas Bombing: More Missed Clues

New York Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Mr. Obama this month presented his government's findings on how the plot went undetected. But a detailed review of the episode by The New York Times, ...

Men Married To Smart Women Live Longer

Times Online | Shane Watson | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Swedish scientists have discovered that long life and good health have nothing to do with a man's education and everything to do with his wife's. Men ...

Are You Better Off Accepting Or Resisting What's Going On?

Russell Bishop | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Russell Bishop

Some are stuck in downright blame while others are doing their best to make lemonade out of the lemons. The latter approach is one I call "acceptance" while the former is one I call "resistance."

Let's Be Intelligent About Social Media Intelligence

Karthika Muthukumaraswamy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Karthika Muthukumaraswamy

While increased social media use by the government for enhanced communication is great, monitoring public information that is not authorized for such purposes raises privacy concerns.

Arianna Talks About Misplaced Priorities In Fighting Terrorism (VIDEO)

Huff TV | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Huff TV

Keith Olbermann invited Arianna onto his first show back after the holidays to discuss the way terrorism has become a political football. Following Ri...

The Best Thing You Can Have Is Bad Intelligence

Simon Sinek | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Simon Sinek

The greatest threat any organization can face is not its competition but its own success. With great success comes complacency -- the false belief that you are the best and that you don't have to worry.

U.S. 'Maginot Line' Defense Against Terrorism Is Outdated

Jean-Louis Bruguière | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jean-Louis Bruguière

The U.S. needs a new counterterrorism approach, with new tools and methods. Satellites cannot get inside the mind of a jihadist.

Are You Intelligent Or Just Intellectual?

Russell Bishop | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Russell Bishop

Indeed, many of the negativists of the world seem to engage in an insidious game, using their intellect, but not their intelligence, to argue against the potential for positive focus or improvement.

My New Year's Resolution: No to Nicking Knickers

Patricia DeGennaro | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Patricia DeGennaro

The continued bombardments of people in Iraq, Afghanistan, Syria, Lebanon, Gaza, Pakistan and Yemen are not giving us the peace and security we crave. In fact, the result is to the contrary.