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The 'Kill Switch': A Win For Privacy Protection and Public Safety

Jim Steyer | Posted 08.28.2014 | Technology
Jim Steyer

SB 962 will provide especially important protections for our children, who are among the most avid smartphone users and often do not take steps to protect their private information.

ID Theft -- It's a Matter of When

Mark Steber | Posted 07.29.2014 | Business
Mark Steber

Identity theft is everywhere and takes many forms and new scams are appearing every day.

Providing Shelter From the Storm

Sean Penn | Posted 07.08.2014 | Impact
Sean Penn

Today, the country is at a tipping point. The most recent events in Bor and Bentiu are alarming. They bear all the troubling signs of a country drifting into a dangerous polarization of the conflict along ethnic lines which is about to spin out of control.

The Weekly Rune -- Algiz

Kelley Harrell | Posted 04.05.2014 | Healthy Living
Kelley Harrell

Algiz -- elk-sedge -- The meaning of Algiz is widely contested, based on varied interpretations of the Rune poems. Some indicate it means elk or stag...

What Happened to Our Primary Agreements?

Robert C. Jameson | Posted 04.01.2014 | Healthy Living
Robert C. Jameson

We often have several "primary agreements" in our intimate relationships. We agree to take care of each other, as well as to be nice, to protect and not to hurt each other. "I've got your back! I wont hurt you, and I wont let any one else hurt you! You're safe with me!"

5 Simple Steps to Protect Yourself From the Target Data Breach

Chris Wang | Posted 03.23.2014 | Money
Chris Wang

This past month has been an unwelcome reminder that identity theft is on the rise. Target and Neiman Marcus are the two high profile retailers whose networks were breached over the holiday season; however, at least three other well-known smaller U.S. retailers were breached.

New Technology Spawns Bevy of Accessories, From Shower Curtains and Gloves to Protective Cases

Michael L. Berman | Posted 02.04.2014 | Technology
Michael L. Berman

Ranging from shower curtains to protective cases, these accessories often find a home in our pockets, purses and, yes, even bathrooms.

The Weekly Rune -- Hagalaz

Kelley Harrell | Posted 01.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Kelley Harrell

Hagalaz -- Hail -- Most of the time a Rune presents itself to me with its widely accepted meaning front and center. However, this Rune speaks more abo...

Empowering the Amazon's Ultimate Guardians: An Interview with Liliana Madrigal, Rainforest Conservationist

Amazon Conservation Team | Posted 01.25.2014 | World
Amazon Conservation Team

While Liliana Madrigal's deep fascination with the natural world came quickly and easily during travels in her native Costa Rica, the conservationist ...

A Parent's Plea to Change Media Headlines

Marjoriet T. Matute | Posted 01.23.2014 | Parents
Marjoriet T. Matute

The fear a parent feels is more intense than anything that could have scared us before their birth. Our children's pain hurts us 10 times more than them, and we prefer it that way. There is a parental connection I could never comprehend as a child that surprises me still today.

Appliance Recalls: Understanding Their Importance

Steve Ash | Posted 10.28.2013 | HuffPost Home
Steve Ash

My experience working in the appliance industry has taught me that when appliances and other products are recalled, homeowners need to take quick action and deal with it as soon as possible.

Nice Business You Got Here, Be a Shame if Something Happened to it...

Charles H. Green | Posted 10.20.2013 | Business
Charles H. Green

My firm recently sold a single, one-day, off-the-shelf learning program to a corporate client. The contract and statement of work proposed by the client ran to over 10 pages of fine print.

Beware Royal Baby Scams

GalTime | Posted 09.23.2013 | Technology
GalTime

Be careful where you click when you see a tantalizing website luring you into seeing new pictures of the latest addition to the British Monarchy.

Attack on Trayvon Martin Is an Attack on America

Leslie K. Stein | Posted 09.14.2013 | Crime
Leslie K. Stein

Voter suppression and "stand your ground" are attacks on America's 99 percent. Sound crazy? They are attacks on reasonableness. Voter suppression a...

Imitation Is the Sincerest Form of Flattery

Soren Petersen | Posted 08.25.2013 | Business
Soren Petersen

Under an asymmetrical structure that exploits settlement instead of costly litigation, too often, this reaches the modestly funded as well, and these are the entities that typically serve the smaller market segments.

Five Factors in Balancing Privacy and Protection

Rick Collins | Posted 07.09.2013 | Crime
Rick Collins

Even those of us concerned about the escalating level of public electronic surveillance must be thankful for the video surveillance cameras that captured the suspects and helped crack the case. But how far is too far?

American Youth Are Far Too Familiar With Gun Violence

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 02.20.2013 | Impact
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

The following aired on NPR's All Things Considered. By Davina La'Shay I was sad when I heard about the 26 innocent people who were killed at the scho...

Ordinary People Helping Our Oceans in Extraordinary Ways

Francesca Koe | Posted 01.19.2013 | Green
Francesca Koe

With the help of people just like you and me, collectively we will know a whole lot more about the numbers and types of sea life in our waters, how best to respond to a major disturbance, and how much success we're having in protecting vulnerable habitats.

A Tool for Protection, Prevention and Exercising a Human Right

Mary Beth Hastings | Posted 01.13.2013 | Impact
Mary Beth Hastings

Female condoms are an opportunity to promote women's rights as much as they are an opportunity to fight HIV, because they can and they do generate important conversations within couples and communities about love, protection, trust and power.

A Wing and a Prayer

Irene Tanner | Posted 01.07.2013 | Healthy Living
Irene Tanner

During the storm and in the wake of devastation, safe and secure in my apartment, which blessedly retained its electricity, the WWII anthem "Coming in on a Wing and a Prayer" (Harold Adamson and Jimmie McHugh) entered my consciousness, a reminder of those war-torn days.

The Politics of Protection

Terry Newell | Posted 08.20.2012 | Politics
Terry Newell

Our language has been the rhetoric of fighting disease, fighting crime, fighting terrorists, fighting debt, fighting illegals and fighting drugs. We are thus engaged in the politics of protection. We have focused on averting disaster, on not losing what we have.

Trying to Build Security Where Fear Prevails

Caroline Gluck | Posted 05.22.2012 | World
Caroline Gluck

Eastern Congo is supposed to be at peace. But life for civilians in Mweso health zone, Masisi territory, North Kivu, is anything but peaceful.

Protecting your Child after a Disclosure of Sexual Abuse

Mary L. Pulido, Ph.D. | Posted 05.20.2012 | Parents
Mary L. Pulido, Ph.D.

Since the Penn State scandal, questions about protecting children from sexual abuse seem to be on parents' minds all the time.

Cold Blamed For Record Manatee Deaths In Florida In 2011

Posted 01.06.2012 | Miami

Although some sea cows managed to find warmer waters near Florida power plants, others did not fend so well during Florida's cold snaps. The Florida F...

Caught in the Act: Malibu's Dirty Little Secret Cleaned Up (VIDEO)

Kathy Eldon | Posted 01.29.2012 | Impact
Kathy Eldon

The glamorous city of 13,000 is now leading the way in stopping toxic stormwater and chemical-laden urban runoff from destroying its glamorous coastline.