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Are You Ready for Artificial Vision? The Future Is Yesterday's Tomorrow

Jonathan Aberman | Posted 04.21.2013 | Technology
Jonathan Aberman

Imagine a life extension technology that costs $100,000 per year, but for each year of use extended a person's productive life span another year. How much would you pay to have 20 healthy years between 70 and 90?

Your Start-Up Life with the Woman Who Remade New York

Rana Florida | Posted 04.20.2013 | Business
Rana Florida

Your Start-Up Life is a business advice column by Rana Florida, Author of Upgrade (McGraw-Hill, September 2013) and CEO of the Creative Class Group. ...

How The Definition Of 'Old' Is Changing

Michael Hodin | Posted 04.21.2013 | Fifty
Michael Hodin

A new culture of aging is emerging, and the aging process itself is being re-invented.

Creating the Future: Through Engagement, Openness, and Compassion

Jessica R. Dreistadt | Posted 04.13.2013 | Impact
Jessica R. Dreistadt

Last summer, I responded to a call for volunteers from Creating the Future. Having read The Pollyanna Principles, and having loved every single page, I applied to become the new board recording secretary and documentarian.

Strategic Planning and the "Vision Thing" -- Fire, Not Fluff

Ray Gagnon | Posted 04.03.2013 | Business
Ray Gagnon

If there's no substance and fire in your vision for the future, how will you infuse those qualities into the rest of your strategic plan? Here's a no-nonsense summary of the elements that you can use as a guide when you develop your strategic plan.

The (Really Scary) Invisible Gorilla

Wray Herbert | Posted 03.31.2013 | Science
Wray Herbert

What the invisible gorilla study shows is that if we are paying very close attention to one thing, we often fail to notice other things in our field of vision -- even very obvious things. What if this perceptual quirk has serious, even life-threatening, implications?

Cara Santa Maria

WATCH: How Your Brain ‘Sees’ Art

HuffingtonPost.com | Cara Santa Maria | Posted 01.07.2013 | Science

The Mona Lisa is arguably the most famous painting in the world. Have you ever wondered why? Leonardo Da Vinci was masterful at manipulating our own v...

Thinking Inside the Box

Nicole Glassman | Posted 02.14.2013 | TED Weekends
Nicole Glassman

Watching Janet Echelman's TEDTalk, "Taking Imagination Seriously," brought me back to a time when I believed life needed to follow certain guidelines, no matter how restrictive.

Are You Feeling Left Behind?

Tara Marino | Posted 02.11.2013 | Style
Tara Marino

Are you feeling behind? There are so many women I talk to every day that say, "I feel like I'm never going to catch up. I feel like no matter what I do I'm never going to get there."

Are Your Eyes Strained from Too Much Screen Time?

Vanessa Van Edwards | Posted 02.11.2013 | Healthy Living
Vanessa Van Edwards

It started small. My vision was a little blurry after working on the computer for a few hours. Then, I started to get headaches in the late afternoon. A few weeks later I noticed that I was having trouble reading street signs. Sound familiar?

Eyes of the Blind Transmit Messages to the Brain Subconsciously

Dr. Douglas Fields | Posted 02.10.2013 | Science
Dr. Douglas Fields

Do you believe that the mind can detect things beyond the conscious realm of sensory perception? Can the blind "see" without vision? A new study provides strong support for these intriguing questions.

To See Better Is to Live Better

Calvin W. Roberts, M.D. | Posted 02.02.2013 | Healthy Living
Calvin W. Roberts, M.D.

True or false: I can see well, so my eyes are healthy. If you answered "true," then you're one of millions who believe in this common eye health myth.

Crash! Collisions in the Mind's Eye

Wray Herbert | Posted 01.28.2013 | Science
Wray Herbert

Is it possible that automobile drivers are routinely misjudging motorcycles' distance and speed, and that this misperception is somehow related to the motorcycles' size?

Career Day: A Lesson Seniors Will Never Forget

Judy Frankel | Posted 01.15.2013 | Education
Judy Frankel

"What is that sucking sound?" I asked a classroom of seniors at San Pedro High School in California. I had been invited to speak for their Career Day, Making a Difference In Our Youth. Upon the wall I showed a picture of a vacuum cleaner. A few giggles erupted through the room.

Optical Illusions Show How We See

Beau Lotto | Posted 01.16.2013 | TED Weekends
Beau Lotto

2012-11-15-lottopullA blue sky is a contradiction: the sky at night is devoid of colour, so why during the day does the world seem to be shrouded in a blanket of blue?

Natural You

Maggie Lyon | Posted 12.18.2012 | Healthy Living
Maggie Lyon

Buddha said, "If we could see the miracle of a single flower clearly, our whole life would change." Why wait to tap into and express your true self?

An American Politics Without Vision

Curtis Gans | Posted 12.14.2012 | Politics
Curtis Gans

There are clear choices in the 2012 election, but precious little vision. Our political dialogue is about debt, deficits, taxes and emotionally felt peripheral issues. We don't talk any more about what would constitute a good and just society and how to achieve it.

How to Save On Prescription Eyeglasses

Jim T. Miller | Posted 11.26.2012 | Fifty
Jim T. Miller

here's no doubt that new eyeglasses can be expensive. If you're like most retirees and are paying full out-of-pocket prices every time you get a new pair of glasses, here are a few strategies that can help you save.

Your Start-Up Life: Why Diversity and Freedom Are Good For Business

Rana Florida | Posted 11.26.2012 | Business
Rana Florida

Frank Toskan tends to shy away from the media and rarely boasts about his success, even though he was responsible for opening some 300 MAC Cosmetics stores worldwide in just 15 years. This is the first in-person interview he's granted in more than 15 years.

Your Vision For America

Monique Ruffin | Posted 11.13.2012 | Politics
Monique Ruffin

What do you vision, not just for your children, but for all of the children in America? What is your vision for the future of energy? Do you see a country becoming more reliant on its own energy resources? Do you think that renewable energy sources are being pursued with enough vigor?

8 Dimensions of Crisis Mastery

Dr. Jim Taylor | Posted 11.13.2012 | Business
Dr. Jim Taylor

My work in the business world, that has included helping companies survive crises of all sorts, has revealed eight dimensions that distinguish those who respond well to a crisis from those who don't.

A Mountainous Riddle: The View From Cornfield Creek

Wray Herbert | Posted 11.11.2012 | Healthy Living
Wray Herbert

Our perception of the world is filtered through our emotions, especially fear and caution. Proffitt and his many colleagues and students have come to believe that we don't all "see" the same world with the same topography.

Seven Steps to Getting What You Want

Maureen Anderson | Posted 11.07.2012 | Business
Maureen Anderson

Don't we all wish there was some sort of recipe for getting what we want out of life? In my experience, there is. Here goes.

Your Start-Up Life: Find Leaders Better Than You

Rana Florida | Posted 11.06.2012 | Business
Rana Florida

A modern day super-activist, Executive Director and co-founder of One Jamie Drummond's adversaries are global poverty, hunger, climate change, AIDS and other infectious diseases. His mission is literally to help save millions of lives.

IT'S OFFICIAL: Men, Women See World VERY Differently

Posted 09.04.2012 | Science

By: LiveScience Staff Published: 09/04/2012 11:31 AM EDT on LiveScience Guys' eyes are more sensitive to small details and moving objects, while...