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9 Insightful Quotes From Teens Who Really 'Get It'

Posted 04.18.2014 | Teen

Life can be tough for people at any age, but most would agree that being a teenager is exceptionally difficult. When else can you can wake up with the...

Joe Biden's 1st Instagram Looks Like A Ray-Ban Ad

Stylelist | Fashionista | Posted 04.17.2014 | Style

Barack Obama may be abstaining from #selfienation over the fear of unwillingly endorsing a product (see: That Big Papi/Samsung situation), but our aud...

Spring's Sexiest Peek-A-Boo Shoes

Stylelist | Lifestyle Mirror | Posted 04.17.2014 | Style

When it comes to showing a little skin this spring, think beyond the expected. Sure, we love a good crop top, but let's go lower. And, even lower stil...

How The Red Cross Is Saving Lives Through Social Data

Laura Howe | Posted 04.17.2014 | Impact
Laura Howe

Nearly four years ago, as Haiti struggled to overcome an earthquake that killed tens of thousands, humanitarian response agencies -- the Red Cross among them -- swung into action.

11 Easy Changes To Save You Money Right Now

Posted 04.17.2014 | Fifty

No one complains about having too much money in the bank. But when you're finally done punching that clock, not having enough cash when you really nee...

Why A Broken Appliance Can Actually Be A Blessing

Bruce Schlein | Posted 04.16.2014 | Business
Bruce Schlein

It's a situation most of us can identify with--our furnace or water heater breaks or our home air conditioning system fails. While it makes sense to replace these outdated appliances for more energy-efficient ones, the immediate need to fix the problem usually wins out. Most of us haven't saved enough to do an appliance overhaul. So we fix the issue, continue with the status quo, and - as an unintended result - we keep wasting power.

It's Time To Change The Way You Think About Bras

Posted 04.15.2014 | Style

After a long, gray winter, you couldn’t be more ready for spring. But is your wardrobe prepared? Sure, it’s great to get a jump on the latest tre...

These 10 Filmmakers Perfectly Capture Our Love/Hate Relationship With New York

Posted 04.15.2014 | Entertainment

The spirit of the Tribeca Film Festival remains one of inclusiveness and diversity: there's room enough for splashy feature films and 10-minute shorts...

6 Creative Ways To Decorate Easter Eggs That You Never Even Considered

Posted 04.14.2014 | Food

Easter is just around the corner, which can only mean one thing: eggs. And who doesn't love a good egg? You can hard boil them, scramble them, poach t...

Want To Move Off The Grid? Here's How It's Done.

Patrick J. Kiger | Posted 04.11.2014 | Green
Patrick J. Kiger

So you're enamored with the dream of living "off the grid": dropping out of modern civilization completely and becoming a self-sufficient iconoclast, free of utility bills, government intrusion and other pressures of the modern world. But even for the most resourceful and determined people, it's a challenge to supply all of life's needs.

Want To Move Off The Grid? Here's How It's Done.

Patrick J. Kiger | Posted 04.15.2014 | Green
Patrick J. Kiger

So you're enamored with the dream of living "off the grid": dropping out of modern civilization completely and becoming a self-sufficient iconoclast, free of utility bills, government intrusion and other pressures of the modern world. But even for the most resourceful and determined people, it's a challenge to supply all of life's needs.

GMO Pushers and The Art of War

Elizabeth Kucinich | Posted 04.14.2014 | Politics
Elizabeth Kucinich

GMO labeling is a not a matter of if, but when. The "Big 6" chemical companies and the "big food" lobby know they are fighting a losing battle, but they have deep pockets and seem to be willing to do, say and spend almost anything to keep American consumers in the dark.

12 Hacks And Facts That Will Supercharge Your Smoothie

Posted 04.11.2014 | Healthy Living

As hard as it is to believe after bundling up all winter, warmer weather is finally here! And before you know it you’ll be lounging on the beach soa...

Helping New Moms, One Text At A Time

Tamara Grider | Posted 04.10.2014 | Impact
Tamara Grider

I've seen the simple, yet momentous occasions when many of my friends have entered motherhood, and was naively unaware of the amount of preparation, research and support needed to stay healthy and bring a healthy child into the world.

10 Big Lessons We Learned In The Business of Intelligent International Development

Mark Charmer | Posted 04.09.2014 | Impact
Mark Charmer

Akvo means "water" in Esperanto, the international language. It felt like a good name. Seven of us started Akvo as a tech foundation that summer and returned to Stockholm World Water Week to tell the world we were something new -- an internet startup that could transform international development and help fix global poverty.

How Video Conferencing Delivers Education And Mental Health Care To The Arctic Circle

Willa Black | Posted 04.08.2014 | Impact
Willa Black

The territory of Nunavut, Canada is incredibly cold and remote. It's roughly a four-hour plane ride north of Toronto, with temperatures well below the freezing mark for eight months of the year, dark in the winter months and light all summer long. The communities in the north face unprecedented challenges.

4 Things Highly Successful People Do To Get Ahead

Michael Stewart | Posted 04.07.2014 | Business
Michael Stewart

Disruption is the new normal, and that will not change anytime soon. Now is the time for those who are willing and able to show up differently.

The One Thing You're Probably Doing Wrong With Your Tax Refund

Andrew Plepler | Posted 04.09.2014 | Education
Andrew Plepler

Whether you've already filed or you're still avoiding the process like the plague, take solace in the fact that approximately three out of four taxpayers receive a refund. However, most of us are making a huge mistake with that money they're get back from the IRS.

Life Just Happened To These Kids And Their Responses Are Perfect

Posted 04.04.2014 | Comedy
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Welcome to this wild, wild world, kid. No one can prepare you for all you'll experience here -- loud, bright bursts of light they call fireworks, clow...

16 Ways 'Kids These Days' Are Missing Out On REAL Summer Fun

Posted 04.04.2014 | Parents

The only thing better than summertime itself is being a kid during the summer. There are beaches to play on, pools to swim in, and friends to hang out...

How My Biracial Family Turns Dinner Into The Most Important Time Of The Day

Vanessa Bell | Posted 04.07.2014 | Parents
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Vanessa Bell

Every night, as she holds her brother's tiny hand to begin a prayer, my 4 year old daughter reminds me of the importance of our dinner table to her bi...

The Secret To Startup Success? Fail Fast -- And Often.

Quim Sabrià | Posted 04.03.2014 | Impact
Quim Sabrià

Teaching at a public high school in Barcelona, I witnessed daily, and sometimes hourly, failure: students struggling through exams despite hours of preparation, missing days of school, threatening teachers and losing their motivation.

The Best Way To REALLY Protect Your Kids

Kate Carr | Posted 04.03.2014 | Impact
Kate Carr

Parents should not have to choose between keeping their kids safe and inspiring their kids to explore, discover and take chances. There's plenty of room in the world for both.

The Hardest Conversation I've Had With My Kids As A Lesbian Mom

Vikki Reich | Posted 04.03.2014 | Parents
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Vikki Reich

Not every meal has to be epic to be meaningful. However, there is much to be said about the importance of everyday meals and we have some of our best conversations over dinner - from the routine (and often entertaining) drama of elementary and junior high school to the bigger issues of our family's values.

The One Thing All Parents Should Stop Doing At Dinnertime

Dr. William J. Doherty, Ph.D. | Posted 04.02.2014 | Parents
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Dr. William J. Doherty, Ph.D.

A study released last month in Pediatrics journal found that more than 70% of parents struggle with a bad dinnertime habit.