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Will Brain Wave Technology Eliminate the Need for a Second Language?

Zoltan Istvan | Posted 09.26.2014 | World
Zoltan Istvan

Earlier this year, the first mind-to-mind communication took place. Hooked up to brain wave headsets, a researcher in India projected a thought to a colleague in France, and they understood each other. Telepathy went from the pages of science fiction to reality.

A Weekend of Music, Movies, and Plenty of Art

Edward Goldman | Posted 07.13.2014 | Arts
Edward Goldman

If you've ever stood in front the famous 2,000-year-old Rosetta Stone at The British Museum and fantasized what it would be like to not only read it...

Letter to CBS and TWC Part II: HDTV Antenna Comes Home

Lynn Isenberg | Posted 10.13.2013 | Media
Lynn Isenberg

The HDTV antenna in the living room picked up 83 channels! I sat back to explore what new worlds lay behind the same screen with a different carrier: the local airwaves.

Ron Paul's Home Schooling for Dummies

Lester & Charlie | Posted 06.15.2013 | Comedy
Lester & Charlie

God bless Ron Paul. Really. He's terribly worried about your kids. Worried that they'll complete their education and still not understand the biblical principle of self-government. Or know how to defend the free market. Start a home business. Operate their YouTube channel.

Poised to Pop Six Potential 2013 Home Runs -- With the Right Marketing Inspiration

Adam Hanft | Posted 12.28.2012 | Business
Adam Hanft

While the long-term future may be 3-D printing, and it's sexy to watch someone print a prototype kidney at TED, there's something wildly exciting about connecting folk to factories.

Last-Minute Travel Gift Guide

Karen Loftus | Posted 12.23.2012 | Travel
Karen Loftus

From tech toys to fashion-forward gear and on-the-go gifts that tackle health and wellness while away, this guide covers all lifestyle aspects for the travel savvy.

Can You Read This? Researchers Turn To Crowdsourcing To Decipher Mystery Language

Posted 10.22.2012 | World

Researchers at Oxford University hope new technology and crowdsourcing on the Internet will help them decipher the world's oldest writing system that ...

Couple Unwittingly Tries To Sells Pirated Rosetta Stone Software On eBay

The Huffington Post | Katherine Bindley | Posted 05.23.2012 | Money

A couple from Washington state who are accused of trying to sell counterfeit software say they were only trying to pay for their late nephew's headsto...

Americans and Foreign Languages: Our Love-Hate Relationship

Alan Elsner | Posted 04.22.2012 | Home
Alan Elsner

Sorry Pimsleur. Sorry Rosetta Stone and all the others. The bad news is that it takes hard work and concerted effort for adults to learn a foreign language.

The History of Literature According to Facebook

Posted 12.14.2011 | Books

Many authors today interact with readers through tweets and blogposts. What if these social media had been available throughout the history of lit...

Legs In Turkey, Torso In Boston: The Plan To Reunite A Statue

Posted 09.17.2011 | Arts

The bottom half of "Weary Herakles," a nearly 2000-year-old sculpture, will be reunited with its top half soon, reports the Boston Globe. The Turkish ...

The Rosetta Stone of the Right

Tom Shachtman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Tom Shachtman

Struggling to comprehend the right-wing assault on unions in Wisconsin, Indiana and Ohio, the attempts to defund federal programs for the poor, the in...

Give Back the Elgin Marbles and the Rest of the Loot

Khanh Ho | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Khanh Ho

Critics of repatriation take great stock in the fact that the plundered treasures in the museums of the world now truly belong to all mankind; the argument goes that they reveal our common humanity.

Aladdin's Lamp of Language Learning Is In Your Hands

Steve Leveen | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Steve Leveen

It's common knowledge that to really learn another language you need an immersion experience. But since most of us can't pack our bags and move to Florence or Kyoto, we sadly store away our dreams and think... someday.

UC System Hit Hardest When We Need It Most

Andrea Chalupa | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Andrea Chalupa

Arnold Schwarzenegger is taking an ax to one of the most prestigious public education institutions in the world.

HuffPost Reviews: Neil Young - Fork In The Road / Simon & Garfunkel - Live 1969

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Many will appreciate Fork In The Road's altruism, and it would be refreshing if Neil Young disciples dedicated whole projects like this to the causes of their hearts.