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David Coates

Treating Donald Trump as Just Another Republican Presidential Nominee

David Coates | September 30, 2016 | Politics
Just because Donald Trump is so unconventional a presidential candidate, it does not automatically follow that we should immediately abandon our conventional criteria for judging his adequacy for the position. On the contrary, the reverse is more likely to be true: that the more unconventional he attempts to be, the...
Tom Casano

7 Tips For Building Sustainable Wealth Before Retirement

Tom Casano | September 30, 2016 | Fifty
Americans are delaying retirement longer and longer as lifespans increase and the burden begins to rest primarily on individual savings. Here are seven tips for building sustainable wealth before retirement.
Barbara Hannah Grufferman

The 10 Shocking Things That Happened When I Stopped Running

Barbara Hannah Grufferman | September 30, 2016 | Fifty
I used to hate running. Back in my elementary school days the dreaded 'Field Day' came around like clockwork every June. For me, it was one of the worst days of the school year. Fast forward a few decades to the year before I turned 50.
Lisa Copeland

This Is Why Other Women Are Getting The Guys

Lisa Copeland | September 30, 2016 | Fifty
Women tell me all the time how amazed they are by a girlfriend who gets a zillion dates while they are struggling to get one date with a good man.
Joe Seldner

What I Saw That Made Me Finally Realize I'm Getting Older

Joe Seldner | September 30, 2016 | Fifty
For the last ten or 15 years, I have engaged in a concerted, and largely successful, campaign to pretend I wasn't getting older.
Laura Dunn

Women In Business Q&A: Shivika Sinha, Director of Digital Marketing, Alex & Ani

Laura Dunn | September 30, 2016 | Business
Shivika Sinha Shivika's mission is to promote mindful consumerism and support business that have an environmental and social impact. She believes that business must play a role in alleviating humanity's greatest crisis in order for exponential positive impact to occur. Shivika...
Spottoon

TRIBE X - Ep.54

Spottoon | September 30, 2016 | Entertainment
Woo Jin and Tae Min were both born with the supernatural ability to move the objects around them. After sharing a troubled childhood together, they went down opposite paths to become two very different men. Fate draws them together again and old wounds resurface that threatens the lives of everyone around them.
Jonathan Kim

ReThink Review: American Honey - Youth Lost, Found, and Transcended

Jonathan Kim | September 30, 2016 | Entertainment
Two of the most enduring subjects in films are the road trip and a young person's coming of age, and Cannes Jury Prizewinner American Honey addresses them both in ways that are fresh yet familiar. The film is something of a cinematic paradox, sprawling and ambitious in both its length...
Terry Krepel

Trump's Birther Mentors Don't Want To Talk About Birtherism Anymore

Terry Krepel | September 30, 2016 | Media
WorldNetDaily, if it's known for anything outside far-right circles, is perhaps best known for being the leading champion of the birther movement, pushing the issue for eight years and censoring all evidence of how it's been discredited. It helped Donald Trump behind the scenes in his...
James Dorsey

Fighting for the Soul of Islam: A Battle of the Paymasters

James Dorsey | September 30, 2016 | World
By James M. Dorsey A gathering of prominent Sunni Muslim leaders in the Chechen capital of Grozny that appeared to have effectively excommunicated Saudi-backed ultra-conservatism potentially opens not only a theological but also a geopolitical rift in the Muslim world. The conference, sponsored and attended by some of Saudi Arabia's...
Richard Crepeau

Sport and Society for Arete - Fernandez and Palmer

Richard Crepeau | September 29, 2016 | Sports
There is crying in baseball and in Miami this past week there was a flood of tears. The shocking news that Jose Fernandez had been killed in a boating accident produced disbelief and sadness. For his family, for teammates, for Marlin fans, and for baseball fans across the country, it...
Lynn M. Wagner

Measuring Progress through Data and Narratives: Celebrating the First Anniversary of the 2030 Agenda

Lynn M. Wagner | September 29, 2016 | World
Member States of the United Nations recognized the power of goal setting for achieving objectives through their decision in June 2012, to negotiate a set of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). They confirmed this recognition in September 2015, when they adopted 17 SDGs and...
Galina Nemirovsky

I am a Hypochondriac

Galina Nemirovsky | September 29, 2016 | Healthy Living
I am in a perpetual abusive relationship with hypochondria; I desperately want to get away from it, but somehow it controls my brain. I've had hypochondriac tendencies (more officially known as "illness anxiety disorder") for as long as I can remember. I'm not sure who or what to...
East-West Center

Newseum's Jeffrey Herbst on 'The Algorithm As Editor'

East-West Center | September 29, 2016 | Media
Speaking by Skype recently to participants in the East-West Center's 2016 International Media Conference in New Delhi, Dr. Jeffrey Herbst, President and CEO of the Newseum in Washington, D.C., addressed the growing trend of social media companies like Facebook using computer algorithms to give consumers news...
Christos Terzides

Post-Olympic Thoughts

Christos Terzides | September 29, 2016 | Travel
Rio De janeiro is so beautiful that is almost magical.
Nell Minow

Crazy Good Turns: A Podcast That Will Make Your Day

Nell Minow | September 30, 2016 | Good News
Crazy Good Turns is a podcast that celebrates good deeds of all kinds. Episodes so far include a program to send military veterans to the world's disaster zones, a preacher who was "conned by God" to provide inspiration and support in a troubled city,...
Janet Bertolus

An Open Letter To The Recently Divorced--From Your Future Self

Janet Bertolus | September 29, 2016 | Divorce
Listen, everyone on the planet has had their heart broken at least fifteen times and very few (less than one percent), fail to fall in love again. So it goes without saying that the odds are in your favor that your dried up raisin of a heart will eventually heal enough to try this love thing again.
Gleb Tsipursky

Why The Pundits Are Wrong About Hillary Clinton Dominating The Debate

Gleb Tsipursky | September 29, 2016 | Politics
Overall, I would argue that while Clinton won the debate on content and substance, Trump won on style and charisma. In fact, I believe the 2 to 4 percent gain for Clinton predicted by FiveThirtyEight and other pundits in the next week will fail to materialize.
Bonnie Fuller

Donald Trump Would Be The New Female Body Shamer-In-Chief

Bonnie Fuller | September 29, 2016 | Politics
If our next president is Donald Trump, then every woman in America needs to be prepared to be a target of body-shaming. That's because Donald Trump has a long and unabashed history of body-shaming women for their looks, as well as insulting them in a variety of other ways.
Brooke Arellano

Don't Get Between a Mom and Her Coffee

Brooke Arellano | September 29, 2016 | Parents
Don't get between a mom and her coffee. Why? Because she was forced to read Goodnight Moon seven times for the fourth night in a row...in a French accent.