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Noble Prize

A Tour of Hemingway's Cuba

J. Michael Welton | Posted 09.05.2014 | Arts
J. Michael Welton

Anyone with a serious desire for an intimate look at Cuba would do well to sign up for a tour sponsored by the intrepid Finca Vigia Foundation in earl...

Questions I Would Ask

William B. Bradshaw | Posted 07.24.2014 | Education
William B. Bradshaw

As the school year ends for all levels of education, I want to put forward one final quiz especially for our high school and college students to answer. If you do not know the answer to a question, just move quickly to the next one.

Treatment-Resistant Depression (Part 3): Maybe It's Time for a 'Noble' Prize

David Blistein | Posted 05.27.2014 | Science
David Blistein

Research into treatment-resistant depression is particularly hampered by the "silo" effect -- a myriad of individual projects with very specific parameters. In 2010 a woman named Audrey Gruss decided to do something about this seemingly intractable dysfunction.

I'm on Team Malala

Amy Cooper | Posted 04.12.2014 | Impact
Amy Cooper

Malala forces our moral conscience to recognize that she is just one of many and asks us to do what we should have done a long time ago: ignore these girls no longer.

52 Reasons to Vote for Obama: #35, Nobel Peace Prize

Bernard Whitman | Posted 12.09.2012 | Politics
Bernard Whitman

The Nobel Committee recognized that Obama had captured the world's imagination and clearly welcomed his multilateral approach and focus on diplomacy and engagement, a radical departure from the Bush administration's bellicose unilateralism, which alienated many in the international community.

The Fascinating History Of The Nobel Peace Prize

Jay Nordlinger | Posted 05.30.2012 | Books
Jay Nordlinger

In these last 111 years, the peace prize has been given 92 times. (The committee used to skip years, occasionally.) A hundred and one individuals have won the prize, and 20 organizations. They've all been interesting--every one. But shall we have a look at a handful?

Should ODesk, Elance, and Solvate Have Won the Nobel Prize in Economics?

Damien Hoffman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Damien Hoffman

Sure, the newly minted Nobel Laureates have a super cool theoretical framework for dealing with labor market search frictions. But do they have a real-world platform which is actually solving the problem in real-time?

Nobel Prizes Honor A Record 5 Women

AP | MALIN RISING and LOUISE NORDSTROM | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

STOCKHOLM — A record five women were among the 13 people awarded Nobel Prizes on Thursday, including a writer who depicted life behind the Iron ...

Sam Stein

Obama's Nobel Prize Inspires Conservative Outrage And Confusion

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The unexpected news that President Barack Obama was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize early Friday morning has prompted a serious debate as to whether the...

Nobel Prize: Most Members Initially Argued Against Obama

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Today, news broke that many on the Nobel Peace panel had initially balked at President Obama's nomination. The apparent leak, reported by Norway's t...

Twitter Reacts To Obama Nobel Peace Prize Win

Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Shortly after the announcement that President Obama had been awarded the Nobel Peace Prize, Twitter erupted with congratulations, comments, and concer...

Past Nobel Peace Prize Winners (PHOTOS, POLL)

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

US President Barack Obama won the Nobel Peace Prize Friday. The prize has been awarded by the Norwegian Nobel Committee in Oslo since 1901, with break...