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Straight Talk Hints About the College Application Process

Leslie K. Stein | Posted 10.21.2013 | College
Leslie K. Stein

It might seem a bit early, but if you are in junior high or early high school, this is the perfect time to start to get familiar with the college application process. You do not get do-overs.

Rooms in the Paintings

Alex Kanevsky | Posted 05.26.2013 | Arts
Alex Kanevsky

I don't paint people or architecture. I paint paintings. The buildings, rooms are in the paintings because they contain people.

Keeping You Safe: Using Big Data to Secure Big Data

Brendan Hannigan | Posted 05.29.2013 | Technology
Brendan Hannigan

The ability to access this data from anywhere in the world and finding meaningful ways to combine it with other sources of data is at the core of the vision for a smarter, more connected and intelligent planet. Yet, the flipside is that these new sources of data and information are perfect targets for fraud and crime.

Till Tweet Do Us Part

Mindy Utay | Posted 01.28.2013 | Healthy Living
Mindy Utay

Does a spouse have a right to privacy even if there is suspicion of infidelity? Couples are wrangling with these issues and are having difficulty drawing boundaries and making sense of what they discover.

London Travel Tips For The Diamond Jubilee

Kensington Tours | Posted 05.19.2012 | Travel
Kensington Tours

There are many of us not on the royal guest list who'll also want behold the spectacle of this monumental occasion firsthand. Here's how.

James Patterson Donates 200,000 Books To U.S. Troops

Posted 03.15.2012 | Impact

For deployed troops who like to dive into a thriller during their downtime, bestselling-author James Patterson is shipping out 200,000 hardcover books...

Amanda M. Fairbanks

Losing The Battle: Military Veterans At Private Universities Fear Being Robbed Of Promised G.I. Bill Tuition Dollars

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda M. Fairbanks | Posted 06.19.2011 | College

NEW YORK -- Cameron Baker, a 27-year-old Air Force veteran, knew it was finally time to make his exit from military life. After two deployments to Ira...

Venture Capitalists Aren't Investing In Black Entrepreneurs

Mike Green | Posted 06.05.2011 | Business
Mike Green

Investing in high-growth companies creates jobs while generating more wealth for investors. The formula has worked for the private venture capital investment community. Unfortunately, no such active community exists in black America.

J. Crew Shareholders Approve $3B Buyout

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

NEW YORK — Shareholders of preppy clothing seller J.Crew Group Inc. have approved a $3 billion deal to be taken private by two investment firms....

Changing places and changing friendships

Dr. Irene S. Levine | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Irene S. Levine

QUESTION Dear Irene, I have never been the type to initiate friendships, although I can usually guess pretty accurately whether I'll end up being fr...

Weekly Audit: We Welcome Our New Plutocratic Overlords

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
The Media Consortium

By Lindsay Beyerstein, Media Consortium blogger Meet the new global elite. They're pretty much the same as the old global elite, only richer and more ...

The Rules of Polite Behavior in the Air: Private Jet Etiquette

Lisa Mirza Grotts | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Lisa Mirza Grotts

First came etiquette, then netiquette (e-mail etiquette), and now jetiquette, or private jet etiquette. For optimum airborne pleasure, here are some suggestions for flying in a private plane.