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Obstructing the Male Gaze in a Gaze-Dependent Culture

Maria X. Liu | Posted 12.16.2014 | Women
Maria X. Liu

Instead of naturally objectifying ourselves because it's expected, let's actively work on encouraging contributions, insights, ideas and voices.

Power and Privilege in Oral History Interviews and Projects

Rick Ayers | Posted 12.04.2014 | Education
Rick Ayers

Do you see a problem here? Is something missing from the lesson taught? I think there is. And it is a common problem in the social studies -- in history, sociology, anthropology, even education. The issue, as is so often the case, is power.

Daily Meditation: The Power Of Voice

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 11.05.2014 | Religion

We all need help maintaining our personal spiritual practice. We hope that these Daily Meditations, prayers and mindful awareness exercises can be par...

The Power of Your Vote

Heather Taylor-Miesle | Posted 11.03.2014 | Politics
Heather Taylor-Miesle

The Koch's tidal wave of money can corrupt our democracy, but we must not abet it with our silence. We must go the polls and elect leaders who will protect the air we breathe and build a more sustainable future for our children.

Sometimes It Pays To Be A B*tch

Kristen Houghton | Posted 11.30.2014 | Women
Kristen Houghton

If being a bitch means that you are a woman who expects respect, who is a force to be reckoned with in business, politics and in life in general; if it means that you can be forceful when needed, make serious decisions and be a leader, then it is a positive affirmation.

Why People Rule The World In 2014

Marian Salzman | Posted 09.16.2014 | Business
Marian Salzman

People are more empowered now than they've ever been. And they're having their say in ways they've never had before, heard by wider audiences and taken ever more seriously.

The Language of Love

Amy Mullis | Posted 07.14.2014 | Fifty
Amy Mullis

I realized that there comes a time in every woman's life when she needs to be sung to by a man with a heartbreakingly handsome voice in a language she doesn't understand. The sound of the words should drip with the dreams of her youth and the melody should hint of the promise that comes with time.

Is Your Voice Worth Elevating?

Russell Bishop | Posted 06.03.2014 | Healthy Living
Russell Bishop

In all the social media that you follow, how many messages do you see that are actually worth your time? For that matter, how much value is there in what you are posting? There are very different kinds of value that can be derived from all things social.

The Music We Make

Ruth Neubauer | Posted 04.12.2014 | Healthy Living
Ruth Neubauer

The Music We Make It's about the music of our voices. I want to be able to see in notation and hear my voice when I speak The musical notes of my vo...

40 Ways to Reinvent Yourself in 2014

Russell C. Smith | Posted 02.16.2014 | Impact
Russell C. Smith

1. Write a list. Words you put on the page or screen have the power to turn your ideas into actions.

The Xmas Songs of Ximena Borges

Marcel Hidalgo | Posted 02.11.2014 | Arts
Marcel Hidalgo

It is mind-boggling how Ximena gets so many sounds from her own body, but she does magnificently enchant by snapping her fingers, clapping her hands, pounding her chest, whistling, rolling her tongue just to name a few sound maneuvers.

Voice Is the Original Instrument

Tali Wertheimer | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts
Tali Wertheimer

I closed my eyes during the performance and my viewing plane was illuminated with a pas de deux between warm gem tones.

How to Listen to Your Own Voice Above All the Criticism

Erika Nicole Finn | Posted 11.12.2013 | Healthy Living
Erika Nicole Finn

Have you ever let the judgment of others affect your confidence in your decisions and throw you off track? Here's some thoughts on what to do if this ever happens to you.

Power Behind the Voice

Jessie Fox | Posted 10.19.2013 | Politics
Jessie Fox

The public education system in Philadelphia is in crisis. As much as the city would like an all-encompassing answer, there isn't one. Even if there ...

5 Tips To Getting What You Want

Karen S. Exkorn | Posted 04.19.2013 | Fifty
Karen S. Exkorn

In the words of Maya Angelou, "Ask for what you want and be prepared to get it!" Whether it's in the boardroom or the bedroom, use your voice to help you get what you want.

Use Vice to Find Your Literary Voice

Jeff Klima | Posted 03.09.2013 | Comedy
Jeff Klima

So many writing tutorial books and articles focus on your actual writing, that most of the time, the other, dare I say, more important, aspects of your would-be author career get overlooked.

EXPLAINED: Why Drawls Sound Dim-Witted To Some People

| Posted 12.09.2012 | Science

By R. Douglas Fields Studies have shown that whether you are from the North or South, a Southern twang pegs the speaker as comparatively dimwitted,...

World Toilet Day November 19th

Gary White | Posted 11.15.2012 | Impact
Gary White

How much do you know about the water and sanitation crisis? Take a short quiz with Matt Damon, co-founder of Water.org, to find out.

Singing: The Music of Living

Dr. Michael Finkelstein | Posted 11.20.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Michael Finkelstein

During this harvest season, let's take time be grateful for the remarkable gift of voice, and live up to the responsibility of contributing to the symphony of life.

Streets of Afghanistan: Help Bring Groundbreaking Photo Exhibit to Kabul

Anna Brones | Posted 11.07.2012 | Impact
Anna Brones

2012-09-07-Screenshot20120907at11.43.46AM.pngThis unique collaboration of Afghan and Western photographers immerses the viewer in the landscapes and faces of Afghanistan.

Finding Your (e)-Voice

Cory M. Baker | Posted 10.10.2012 | Technology
Cory M. Baker

While Facebook provides an environment of friendship, it also comes with social accountability. While Twitter provides you with followers you never knew or wanted, it also comes with increased independence to vent and relative anonymity as you explore another voice.

Rising Star: Jay James Picton (VIDEO)

Crane.tv | Posted 10.08.2012 | Arts
Crane.tv

In the past year he has worked with Booker T. Jones and John Legend, but fame wasn't always on the cards for James Jay Picton. Signed by Decca Records...

No-Show Google CEO Page Actually Went To Work This Week

Reuters | Liana B. Baker and Lisa Richwine | Posted 09.11.2012 | Technology

By Liana B. Baker and Lisa Richwine SUN VALLEY, Idaho, July 12 (Reuters) - Google Inc CEO Larry Page, absent from the...

Wealth School: Claiming Your Voice, Value and Vision

Anne Naylor | Posted 09.04.2012 | Healthy Living
Anne Naylor

Embedded in your voice is your value, that which you are proud to stand and claim as your own, not as a position of ego, division and separation but as the singular and unique contribution you bring to serve yourself and others.

Deep Voices Resonate With Voters, Speech Study Shows

| Karen Hopkin | Posted 03.15.2012 | Science

Listen to this Podcast As voters vacillate among the contenders for the Republican nomination, it may matter less what the candidates say than ho...