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Creative Spaces: 10 Brands With Street Cred

Rana Florida | Posted 09.23.2012 | Business
Rana Florida

How can big corporate brands earn street cred or a cool factor to get the early adopters on board? Here are 10 key tips.

That Makes No Sense! Your Security's a Joke (And You're the Butt of It)

Tom Engelhardt | Posted 09.18.2012 | Politics
Tom Engelhardt

In the years since the 9/11 attacks, the Complex has made itself, if nothing else, utterly secure, and paranoia has been its closest companion. A superstructure of "security" has been endlessly expanded based largely on the fear that terrorists will do you harm.

Women May Be Brighter, But What We Need Is Balls

Christina Patterson | Posted 09.17.2012 | Politics
Christina Patterson

The trouble is that you don't need to be able to put a toilet seat down to run a country. The trouble is that only 15 percent of board members of FTSE listed companies are women, and only about 2 percent of chief executives of the top 500 companies.

Opinion: Engineers Aren't Smarter Than English Majors

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 09.10.2012 | Education
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

By Meredith Wade There are a million different types of intelligence, most of which are pretty difficult to quantify. Shocking, I know. But it’s ...

Cultural DNA: Bringing Civic Infrastructure to Life

Harold A. McDougall | Posted 09.09.2012 | Home
Harold A. McDougall

It is community -- not the market, not government -- that is the crucible of culture, and culture is the root of problem-solving, of intelligence itself.

The Mind of the Prodigy

Scott Barry Kaufman | Posted 02.24.2014 | Science
Scott Barry Kaufman

While it's true that many prodigies receive support, resources, and encouragement from parents and coaches early on, their support is typically the result of a demonstrated "rage to learn." The reason why they are so driven to deliberately practice in their domain requires explaining.

Intelligence Chief Uses Unreliable Lie Detector Technology to Plug Media Leaks

Project On Government Oversight | Posted 08.29.2012 | Politics
Project On Government Oversight

This week, the nation's top intelligence official announced that the government is expanding its use of the polygraph to expose federal employees. The testing could put intelligence workers at risk of being falsely stigmatized.

GET PSYCHED! 4 Reasons Why You Should Be Intellectually Pumped RIGHT NOW

Cynthia R. Green, Ph.D. | Posted 08.24.2012 | Healthy Living
Cynthia R. Green, Ph.D.

One of the most powerful messages coming out of the brain fitness science these days is that having intellectual passions is a major factor in any good brain fitness plan.

Stupid Me

Waldo Mellon | Posted 08.21.2012 | Comedy
Waldo Mellon

Dear Waldo, I said the stupidest thing ever to this guy I think is terrific, and now I'm afraid he must think I'm stupid. My question is, how do you ...

Hoekstra Radio Ad: National Security Leaks Are The Work Of 'Traitors'

The Huffington Post | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 06.19.2012 | Politics

Former Rep. Pete Hoekstra, a Republican who is running to unseat Sen. Debbie Stabenow of Michigan, on Monday released a radio ad criticizing the Obama...

Hypnosis Using Language: A Simple "How To" Guide

Shaahin Cheyene | Posted 08.14.2012 | Weird News
Shaahin Cheyene

Every word you use and how you use it creates a picture in the the mind. It may create a powerful emotional state. Your words shape not only your reality but the reality of all those you influence daily.

Negotiations With Iran Will Require Compromise

Joel Rubin | Posted 08.08.2012 | Politics
Joel Rubin

As negotiations aimed at controlling Iran's nuclear program continue, two things are crystal clear. First, our national security and intelligence leadership believes a negotiated solution is our best path to resolving the issue. Second, Americans strongly favor a negotiated solution and oppose another Middle East war.

Andrea Stone

PHOTOS: Exclusive Satellite Images Show Syria Massacre

HuffingtonPost.com | Andrea Stone | Posted 05.31.2012 | World

WASHINGTON -- New satellite images of the besieged Syrian region of Houla provide stark evidence of last week's massacre of more than 100 civilians, m...

Digital Fire: At War With Ourselves

Russell C. Smith | Posted 07.29.2012 | Healthy Living
Russell C. Smith

Maybe the real issue with learning how to reinvent oneself is the simple fact we really don't know how we formed our identity in the first place.

Insight as the Aim of Education

David Edmund Moody | Posted 07.22.2012 | Education
David Edmund Moody

When insight comes to be recognized as a unique element in the process of education, we will go a long way toward restoring joy and vitality to our educational system.

Can a Chimp Outwit a Scientist?

David Edmund Moody | Posted 07.18.2012 | Green
David Edmund Moody

Scientists are mistrustful of anthropomorphism, the tendency to attribute human qualities to animals and other non-human entities. But what about the equal danger of the insistence that certain abilities are unique to humans?

Andrea Stone

Counterterrorism Chief Urges Congress To Renew Surveillance Law

HuffingtonPost.com | Andrea Stone | Posted 05.16.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The federal government's top official in charge of analyzing intelligence warned Congress Wednesday not to "wait until the last minute" ...

Andrea Stone

Why Saudi Intelligence Coup In Underwear Bomb Plot Is Cause For Pause

HuffingtonPost.com | Andrea Stone | Posted 05.09.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The thwarting of an al Qaeda plot to send an underwear bomber on a U.S.-bound jetliner is more than an intelligence coup in the battle a...

Andrea Stone

CIA, Not TSA, Is Key To Foiling Airplane Bomb Plots, Experts Say

HuffingtonPost.com | Andrea Stone | Posted 05.08.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The foiling of an al Qaeda plot to place an underwear bomber on a U.S.-bound airliner has focused attention on whether the more sophisti...

Against All Odds

Paul Spector, M.D. | Posted 07.03.2012 | Healthy Living
Paul Spector, M.D.

Certainty is seductive. But the reality is that we live in a sea of uncertainty. While the complexity of the kaleidoscopic forces that drive our choices is overwhelming, there are things we can do in order to encourage better decision-making.

I'm With Stupid: Making Yourself More Smarter the Alcoholic Way

Todd Hartley | Posted 06.23.2012 | Comedy
Todd Hartley

I, for one, always felt smarter when I was drinking. I felt fatter, sweatier and smellier, as well, but that's not really the point. I wasn't drinking to make myself more attractive. I was drinking to make the rest of you more attractive.

Can 'Genius' Be Detected In Infancy?

Scott Barry Kaufman | Posted 06.16.2012 | Science
Scott Barry Kaufman

According to the Daily Mail, 4-year-old Heidi Hankins "has an IQ of 159 -- only one point below Albert Einstein's -- and has become one of the youngest members of Mensa." Heidi's case raises an intriguing question: can high intelligence accurately be detected this young?

In Defense of Jihadist Internet Forums

Aki Peritz | Posted 06.16.2012 | Politics
Aki Peritz

Defacing and darkening extremist websites is immensely satisfying. However, the U.S. and others should not keep reminding terrorists and their followers that they are being monitored online.

Chimp Moms Teach Young Secrets Of 'Speaking' To Humans

Posted 03.21.2012 | Science

By: Jennifer Welsh, LiveScience Staff Writer Published: 03/20/2012 08:42 PM EDT on LiveScience Captive chimpanzees learn from their mothers to ...

Depending On the Brain to Think, At the Expense of the Body's Ability to Know

Donna Flagg | Posted 05.19.2012 | Healthy Living
Donna Flagg

Only after years of studying and developing a level of sophistication in the way I moved did I see how the body requires as much respect in order to be "smart" as the brain needs "exercise" to be strong.