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PHOTOS: This Week In Science History

Posted 07.30.2012 | Science

It'll be a busy week in science history. This week sees the 75th anniversary of one of the most talked-about aviation mysteries ever--and that's just ...

Drug War Fuels Spread Of HIV: Report

The Huffington Post | Simon McCormack | Posted 06.29.2012 | Crime

The War on Drugs is helping to exacerbate the spread of HIV, according to a new report. An increase in HIV infections in Eastern European, Central ...

WATCH: 'Mad Men' Star's New Film

The Huffington Post | Kia Makarechi | Posted 06.12.2012 | Entertainment

Just as "Mad Men" fans begin coming to terms with the fact that they won't be seeing the employees of Sterling Cooper Draper Pryce for some time, Sir ...

Space Tourism Firm Gets OK To Test Rocket

Posted 05.31.2012 | Travel

By: Brian Berger, Space News Published: 05/31/2012 05:31 AM EDT on WASHINGTON — The developer of Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo subo...

Virgin Billionaire Sir Richard Branson Comes Out4Marriage (VIDEO)

Laurence Watts | Posted 07.21.2012 | Gay Voices
Laurence Watts

On May 17 Out4Marriage released a video by Sir Richard Branson in which the multi-billionaire Virgin tycoon became the highest-profile individual yet to record his support for a change in Britain's law that would allow same-sex couples to marry.

Al Gore Has A New Girlfriend

The Reliable Source | Posted 05.18.2012 | Politics

It’s never easy to re-enter the dating pool after years away — probably especially so if you’re one of the most famous men in the world. But thi...

Richard Branson Really Likes This Company

The Huffington Post | Alicia Ciccone | Posted 05.14.2012 | Small Business

Sir Richard Branson continued his shred of the status quo on Monday, by crowning a winner of the 2012 "Screw Business As Usual" competition, which att...

Space Means Business? Space: The Business Frontier at Harvard Business School

Zoe P. Strassfield | Posted 07.08.2012 | College
Zoe P. Strassfield

I'd never heard of a space conference for business majors before. How exactly would students in BU's School of Management or the equivalent elsewhere explore space?

Between Two Ferns Interviews Jon Stewart, Tina Fey

Posted 05.07.2012 | Comedy

The first televised "Between Two Ferns" special, "A Fairytale of New York," aired Sunday night before the Comedy Awards on Comedy Central. Host Za...

Lake Como Vs. La Quinta

Dina Gachman | Posted 07.03.2012 | Travel
Dina Gachman

Sure plane travel hasn't always been as rosy as a 1950s beach blanket melodrama, but still. Meals and bite sized snacks used to be free. Flights used to be pretty much on time. It didn't cost $25 to check your luggage.

Rod Kurtz

6 Things You Can Learn From Virgin America | Rod Kurtz | Posted 05.02.2012 | Small Business

Dating back to his days as the teenage publisher of Student magazine, Sir Richard Branson has always done things a little differently in the business ...

Are Vulnerability and Authenticity the New Cool?

Tiffany Crawford | Posted 07.01.2012 | Home
Tiffany Crawford

You hear it everywhere. All of the thought leaders in business, spiritual gurus, and now pop stars are all talking about being your true self and loving you for who you are. That's not what I see on the cover of magazines -- yet.

Look! There's Sir Richard Branson In My Drink

Posted 05.02.2012 | Travel

It was about time in-flight food and beverage service got shaken up. Guests of Virgin Atlantic's Upper Class section will soon be able to ice their dr...

Richard Branson's Inspiring Panel of Entrepreneurs to Help Him Select Best Ideas for Screwing Business as Usual

Mark C. Thompson | Posted 06.23.2012 | Business
Mark C. Thompson

The Screw Business As Usual competition was launched in November 2011, designed to find ideas from around the world that are truly screwing business as usual and making the world a better place.

Rolling Stones Get Big Screen Drama

Posted 06.22.2012 | Entertainment

The Rolling Stones have had plenty of time on the big screen -- with nearly a dozen documentary and concert films over the past 50-plus years. But soo...

Maasai Have Always Cared For Wildlife

Farah Mawani | Posted 06.19.2012 | World
Farah Mawani

Despite their centuries of experience doing so, the voices of pastoralists are often excluded from decision-making affecting their lives.

Robyn's HUGE One Day Project

AP | JILL LAWLESS | Posted 06.10.2012 | Entertainment

LONDON — Robyn is turning photographer, for a day. The Swedish pop singer is joining an anti-apartheid icon, a former Irish president and thous...

Buy The Moon? Loophole Might Let Companies Own Outer Space

The Huffington Post | Andres Jauregui | Posted 04.06.2012 | Business

Got an extra couple of billion dollars lying around? Need a hot investment tip? To the moon, Alice! A shift in policy could open up the moon and ot...

Sir Richard Branson Actually Is the Most Interesting Man In The World (VIDEO)

Shira Lazar | Posted 06.05.2012 | Business
Shira Lazar

Richard Branson answered our viewer questions and spoke about social media, entrepreneurship, Virgin Galactic, his 10-year prediction, and the importance of making a difference in other peoples' lives.

WATCH: Richard Branson Talks Front Massages On CNBC

Huff TV | Posted 06.04.2012 | Business
Huff TV

Richard Branson's hotels really do have it all, apparently. During interview with CNBC on Wednesday, the British billionaire harped on the importan...

Rod Kurtz

Richard Branson Wants To Go Where? | Rod Kurtz | Posted 03.31.2012 | Small Business

Sir Richard Branson is at it again. The globetrotting billionaire has announced his latest exploration venture -- Virgin Volcanic, which plans to char...

Conquering the 'Unreachable' Parts of Our Planet and Beyond...

Richard Branson | Posted 05.31.2012 | Science
Richard Branson

This week Jim Cameron has shown the world it is possible to take 21st-century camera technology to the depths -- he has sparked humankind's curiosity to discover more.

From One Virgin, Countless Social Entrepreneurs Are Born

Marc Stoiber | Posted 05.27.2012 | Impact
Marc Stoiber

In holiday destinations like the Caribbean, authentic experiences are becoming the new currency. But local entrepreneurs with great ideas seldom have access to the capital, training or leadership skills that would give their innovations the credibility tourism operators demand.

WATCH: The Super-Rich's Favorite New Toy

The Huffington Post | Khadeeja Safdar | Posted 03.19.2012 | Business

To check out the new favorite toy of the mega-rich, you'll have to do some deep sea diving. That's because that new plaything is a single-person s...

To Infinity...And Beyond!

Posted 03.20.2012 | Travel

There's soon to be a new man on the moon. Ashton Kutcher became Virgin Galactic's 500th customer on Monday, CEO Sir Richard Branson blogged. Bra...