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The Intent Beneath the Sirius Documentary Part 2

Denise M. Wilbanks | Posted 07.10.2013 | Weird News
Denise M. Wilbanks

I felt like a kid in a candy store while sifting through the reams of technological data showing what Dr. Greer and his team have in mind for the future.

The Intent Beneath the Sirius Documentary

Denise M. Wilbanks | Posted 07.08.2013 | Weird News
Denise M. Wilbanks

In his book Hidden Truth Forbidden Knowledge, Dr. Greer speaks of his personal journey. I asked Steven to give me a summary and say more about his motivation to pursue his interest in extraterrestrial activities.

The American Dream Needs a Jumpstart

Mark Edwards | Posted 11.14.2012 | Impact
Mark Edwards

This September, Opportunity Nation will host its second national Summit to shine a spotlight on one of the earliest and most critical rungs on the ladder of opportunity: ensuring that the rising generation is equipped with the skills needed to compete in the current and future economies.

Why Asking for Help Is a Necessary Lesson

Teach Plus | Posted 07.30.2012 | Education
Teach Plus

It seems like an easy concept: if you don't know how to do something, ask for help. But recent research shows that a student's socioeconomic background affects his or her strategies for seeking help in the classroom.

How Utah Aims to Equalize the Academic Disparity Between Have's and Have-not's

Yolanda Flores Niemann and Eric D. Packenham | Posted 05.23.2012 | College
Yolanda Flores Niemann and Eric D. Packenham

Schools are imploding with the consequence of these changing demographics. Perhaps more than ever before in our nation's history, ensuring a quality education, and the contingencies thereof, is increasingly challenging.

WATCH: Stop Motion 'Zero' Questions The Value Of Life

Posted 09.02.2011 | Arts

"Zero" is beautiful stop motion short film about a world where people are born into a numerical class system. Our hero is born with a zero on his ches...

Toppling Dictators with a Lethal Dose of Technology and Nonviolent Action

Stephanie Rudat | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Stephanie Rudat

Ahmed Salah, an Egyptian journalist and activist who had survived torture while incarcerated in jail for pushing against the regime, brought his mission to the United States.

Why Do Low-Income People Smoke More and Drink More Soda, but Drink Less Alcohol?

Stanton Peele | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Stanton Peele

A soda tax would fall more heavily on low-income Americans, for whom a few cents have greater impact. It is one (still) affordable pleasure.

Survey Shows Rise In First-Time Homebuyers

AP | ALEX VEIGA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

SAN DIEGO — The housing market welcomed a bigger share of first-time buyers and single women this past year, while a majority of sellers resorte...

The Top 5 Socio-Political Business Risks for 2010

Michael Shtender-Auerbach | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Michael Shtender-Auerbach

Below is a list of the top five sociopolitical risks that global multinationals must be aware of, prepare for, and confront proactively, lest they face the prospect of falling behind.