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18 Books to Inform, Deepen and Transform Your Understanding of Education in America

Lena Tabori | Posted 07.05.2014 | Education
Lena Tabori

Recommendations from the Best K-12 Teachers in the Country Last Fall, when we were publishing Katrina Fried's brilliant book, American Teacher, Heroe...

Introvert or Extrovert: What Style Is More Likely to Help You Get a Big Promotion at Work?

Jeffrey M Cohn | Posted 05.04.2014 | Business
Jeffrey M Cohn

There is a good word to describe the "and" versus "either/or" phenomenon being described -- ambiversion.

The Grey Area of Clicktivism

Javier Flaim | Posted 01.26.2014 | Impact
Javier Flaim

There is a fine line between spreading awareness about an issue and actually inspiring action, but we have found that leveraging these four mechanisms have had the ability to change the outcome from "clicks" to real world action.

The Beautiful and the Brave: Cameron Russell's Astonishing TED Talk

Ira Israel | Posted 10.29.2013 | Home
Ira Israel

Click here to read an original op-ed from the TED speaker who inspired this post. Kudos to the extraordinarily brave Cameron Russell whose TEDTalk ...

Santa Ynez Valley -- It's Happening

David Dixon | Posted 02.26.2013 | Los Angeles
David Dixon

Something exciting is happening in the Santa Ynez Valley. Beyond its rustic beauty, exceptional climate for growing fruit, steadily improving wines, and somewhat superlative location, it now appears to be poised on the launch pad of cultural relevance.

Our List Of Late-Blooming Artists May Surprise You

Posted 09.01.2012 | Arts

More often than not, our cultural heroes are barely of drinking age when they make their mark: Orson Welles was 25 when he created his masterpiece, "C...

7 Sites You Should Be Wasting Time On Right Now

The Huffington Post | Christine Friar | Posted 10.10.2011 | Comedy

It's Wednesday, so you know we've got seven more websites to distract and entertain you. Take a minute or twenty this afternoon to forget about the ri...

My Intellectual Break Up With Malcolm Gladwell

Christina Gagnier | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Christina Gagnier

I have to wonder how the scholar who once described so aptly the spread of ideas can ignore the broadcast power of modern tools, and the undeniable value these tools bring to growing cultural empathy and geopolitical awareness.

Millennial Civics: Your Revolution Is Tuesday

Lorelei Kelly | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Lorelei Kelly

The problems with Congress are not just ideological, they are institutional. It has failed to adapt to the modern era. Our national challenge is cut out for millennials: On November 2, you must show the rest of us that teams perform better than solo acts.

In God We...Invest

Jeff Schweitzer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Jeff Schweitzer

Wall Street is our secular religion. As with more traditional beliefs, faith trumps reason. That explains our willful blindness to the obvious scam, the fantastic story told to us by billionaire bankers.

Six Degrees of Urban Myth

Lee Schneider | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Lee Schneider

There is a powerful network linking us all, and maybe Milgram had the right idea - even though his research was flawed.

Health Care: Time To Take Responsibility For Ourselves

Dr. Erika Schwartz | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Erika Schwartz

We need to stop being afraid that missing the diagnosis of a disease will send us directly to the morgue. As we change focus from getting a diagnosis to staying healthy, our health will improve.

This Week in Magazines: An Electric-Fuel-Trade Acid Test and the South Rises Against the New Yorker

James Warren | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
James Warren

Those old, wicked animosities between New York City and Conway, Ark., are heating up.

Rethinking the Rules of Engagement

Billy Parish | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Billy Parish

In many ways we still seem to be fighting the green battle on our opposition's terms, and right now it looks like we're losing. We need to rethink the rules of engagement.