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Europe Declares War on Google!

Mark Weinstein | Posted 11.24.2014 | Technology
Mark Weinstein

Word leaked out on Friday in Brussels that The European Parliament is going to call for the break-up of Google. That must be a tough pill to swallow for Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt.

Why the USA, Not China, Will Rule the 21st Century

Thaddeus McCarthy | Posted 11.14.2014 | Business
Thaddeus McCarthy

Altogether, Entrepreneurs like Jack Ma certainly have the ability to be today's Chinese versions of Rockefeller, Vanderbilt and Carnegie, but economic and societal headwinds in China will prevent them from doing so.

PUMP - How, When and Why to End Our Oil Reliance

KIDS FIRST! | Posted 11.03.2014 | Teen
KIDS FIRST!

This film is a wake up call offering alternatives that you can implement today and help break the oil monopoly.

Climate Change = Systems Change

Steven Crandell | Posted 12.01.2014 | Business
Steven Crandell

In the years to come, the growing clean energy sector will require massive further investment. Changes in consumption patterns will lead to significant product and service innovation.

The Cloisters: Escape the City in the City

Barbara Ernst Prey | Posted 10.05.2014 | Arts
Barbara Ernst Prey

The Cloisters is the branch of The Metropolitan Museum of Art given over to the art and architecture of medieval Europe. With a collection of over 2,000 medieval pieces, the museum's structure is itself part of the exhibit.

Rockefeller Family Member Killed In Small Plane Crash Near New York City

Reuters | Posted 08.13.2014 | Politics

By Victoria Cavaliere NEW YORK, June 13 (Reuters) - The great-grandson of oil tycoon John D. Rockefeller was killed on Friday when his...

Emerson's Advice to Millennials: With Perseverance Comes New Powers

Ryan Holiday | Posted 07.21.2014 | College
Ryan Holiday

Our generation needs to always remember that over a hundred years before us, people stood right where we were and felt very similar things, struggling with the same issues. People have always had to dig themselves out of messes they had nothing to do with creating.

Empire of the Air

Michael Rosenblum | Posted 06.28.2014 | Technology
Michael Rosenblum

I have been having a lot of fun with my Oculus Rifts. They let you mess around in a 3D virtual world.

Making and Breaking Waves

Bruce Helander | Posted 06.24.2014 | Arts
Bruce Helander

As I approached the façade of the mighty Breakers Hotel, I often would wonder what it must have been like when this extraordinary structure rose from the uninhabited tropical wetland during the last few months of the 19th century. Little did I know that this famous landmark would become so familiar and enjoyable to have as a next door neighbor.

What's the Best Way to Give Back?

Paul Mashegoane | Posted 05.13.2014 | Impact
Paul Mashegoane

Today giving is a matter of status, a way to run away from excessive tax, to look good in public, and yes, a few genuine motives to make a positive im...

New White House Cybersecurity Framework and DATA Act: Good Intentions, But Still Fall Short

Christina Gagnier | Posted 04.16.2014 | Politics
Christina Gagnier

While cybersecurity and privacy are certainly "shared challenges" as the government itself has not taken the appropriate steps to rectify its own privacy violations, the government must take leadership in creating enforceable measures for the private sector and other organizations that will prevent the casual manner in which many companies still treat data.

10 Reasons John Rockefeller Was The Biggest Baller Ever

Posted 07.08.2013 | Business

Today (July 8th) is John D. Rockefeller's birthday. He was the richest person in history, with an estimated worth of $340 billion adjusted for today's...

100 Years Of Success, Controversy For Rockefeller Foundation

AP | DAVID CRARY | Posted 07.13.2013 | Impact

NEW YORK — For the richest American family of their era, the goal was fittingly ambitious: "To promote the well-being of mankind throughout the ...

The Incredible Tale Of How A Mom Changed Florida Forever

The Huffington Post | Janie Campbell | Posted 05.09.2014 | Miami

Did you know Miami has a mom? It's true! Julia DeForest Tuttle, the "Mother of Miami," is widely recognized as the only female founder of a major ...

Lance Armstrong Has Done More Good Than Bad For Nonprofit Sector

Paul Clolery | Posted 03.24.2013 | Impact
Paul Clolery

Lance Armstrong admitted that he might have cheated to win a few bicycle races. Meanwhile, the LIVESTRONG brand he created is being tarnished, the nam...

Bar Harbor In Autumn

Susan Fogwell | Posted 11.07.2012 | Travel
Susan Fogwell

The summer crowds are gone on Mount Desert Island, and Bar Harbor with its six six distinctive villages, is gearing up for the just-around-the-corner leaf peeping season.

Anarchists, Cops, the Super Rich -- It's New York 100 Years Ago

Rick Ayers | Posted 07.22.2012 | Books
Rick Ayers

In More Powerful Than Dynamite: Radicals, Plutocrats, Progressives, and New York's Year of Anarchy, many will find parallels to the current social crises, from the upheavals of Occupy Wall Street to the manipulations of the super rich.

China's Super Rich Get Classy With Private Art Museums

AP | KELVIN CHAN | Posted 05.09.2012 | Business

HONG KONG -- Over the past two years Wang Wei and her husband Liu Yiqian dropped a reported $317 million on their hobby. Now they need somewhere to di...

Christopher Mathias

Seamen's Church Institute Hosts First Titanic Memorial Service

HuffingtonPost.com | Christopher Mathias | Posted 04.13.2012 | New York

What was likely the first memorial for those killed in the Titanic tragedy was not meant to be a memorial at all. On April 16, 1912, after nearly ...

Why Obama's Jobs Bill Could Be Bad For Charity

blogs.wsj.com | Robert Frank | Posted 11.14.2011 | Impact

The aim of philanthropy — as stated by John D. Rockefeller — is for the wealthy to step in and provide services that government won’t. The two w...

Reims, France, Celebrates The 800th Anniversary Of The Notre Dame Cathedral

Olivia Katrandjian | Posted 02.23.2012 | Travel
Olivia Katrandjian

To mark the event, a colorful, high-definition light show is being performed. Called a "Dream of Colors," the 25-minute spectacle pairs symphonic and techno music with lights that dance on the cathedral's front façade.

Want to be a Free Radical? Here's How

Andy Kessler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Andy Kessler

It's the Free Radicals that are increasing productivity, increasing society's wealth, reinventing the way the world works and generating enough profits to reinvest in their process to keep this reinvention going for decades on end.

Digging Deep: A Treasury of Books About Journalism

Michael W. Hudson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Michael W. Hudson

With the struggles of many old-line news media, it's easy to forget how important real reporting is to informing citizens and defeating the forces of secrecy and propaganda.

Most SUCCESSFUL People Who Never Went To College (PHOTOS)

Huffington Post | Lindsay Dittman | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Sure, a college degree can open a number of doors for those who hold them. But throughout history, some of the most renowned entertainers and entrepre...

"Welcome to the Future": A Forward Looking Playlist for my High School Reunion

David Wild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Wild

When you're 40something, you're probably better off trying to live in the present tense and not in the past -- even at your high school reunion.