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Turk Pipkin

Arnold Palmer - Still the King

Turk Pipkin | September 26, 2016 | Sports
Arnold Palmer was my father's favorite golfer. When I was young, my Dad and I loved to watch the broadcast of the Pebble Beach golf tourney ("The Clambake"), and inevitably we rooted for Arnie. They called Arnie the King, and despite the incredible successes of Tiger Woods many more other...
Dana Beyer

Fascism in a Clown Suit, and a Modest Proposal - a Two-State Solution - to Fix What Ails Us - Part 2

Dana Beyer | September 25, 2016 | Queer Voices
For those who are not clear on what fascism actually is, let me highlight Adam Gopnik's description: As I have written before, to call him a fascist of some variety is simply to use a historical label that fits. The arguments about whether he meets...
Dana Beyer

Fascism in a Clown Suit, and a Modest Proposal - a Two-State Solution - to Fix What Ails Us - Part 1

Dana Beyer | September 25, 2016 | Queer Voices
Sitting and thinking in anticipation of tonight's "debate," which, in the history of American Presidential politics has never been an actual debate and tonight is much less likely to be so (Bill Maher compared it to a spelling bee between a human and a basset hound, with the...
Red State Update

Red State Update: Weasel Endorses Lunatic

Red State Update | September 25, 2016 | Comedy
Ted Cruz endorses Donald Trump! Reince Priebus threatens Republicans! Lying doesn't matter! Carly Fiorina fell one time! Jackie and Dunlap are back with their take on weasel fights. | Podcast | Facebook | Twitter |
James Dorsey

Israeli-Palestinian struggle returns to the soccer pitch

James Dorsey | September 25, 2016 | World
By James M. Dorsey Human Rights Watch (HRW) has accused world soccer body FIFA of allowing FIFA-sanctioned matches to be played on occupied land in the West Bank in violation of FIFA rules and has demanded that the group ensure that future games be staged within the borders of Israel...
Chirag Kulkarni

Five Facts You Wouldn't Have Believed in 2016

Chirag Kulkarni | September 25, 2016 | Good News
The world is constantly changing. Every single year new trends come out and change the way we live. It can be easy to forget how quickly this change takes place, but these five facts prove beyond a reasonable doubt that we are truly living in the future. If you'd have learned any of these facts last year, you wouldn't have believed them for a minute.
Jorge Newbery

Crowdfunding to Build Communities

Jorge Newbery | September 25, 2016 | Business
Real estate crowdfunding allows accredited and non-accredited investors alike to browse deals on the Internet and invest in projects that are shaping the development of American communities.
Lydia L. Callis

Deaf Influence on Consumer Technology

Lydia L. Callis | September 25, 2016 | Technology
When hearing people think about exciting new technologies for those who are deaf, their minds most likely jump to the latest developments in cochlear implants or hearing aids.
Zach Mercurio

The 6 Things "Purpose" is Not

Zach Mercurio | September 25, 2016 | Business
Six years ago Simon Sinek's TED Talk "How Great Leaders Inspire Action" took the internet by storm. And while the talk's content was and is compelling, its internet virality and resulting 28.3 million viewers was revealing of our society and workplaces: People are yearning more than ever for personal and work lives that have an inspiring purpose.
Karin Volo

Change Doesn't Have to Suck: 3 Strategies for Dealing with It

Karin Volo | September 25, 2016 | Impact
We often think that people are resistant to change. The truth is that life is ALWAYS changing, no matter what happens. Just like water flowing through a stream, life needs to flow and expand. What happens to water when it is stuck in a puddle? It becomes stagnant and eventually it stinks! The same is true for our lives. We are meant to grow and expand.
William Kenower

Rejecting Stories: Becoming the Author of Your Life

William Kenower | September 25, 2016 | Books
For years I had two separate and apparently contradictory experiences when I wrote. Sometimes the writing was effortless. I would sink quickly into the dream of the story I was telling and find myself carried along as if in a current.
Lauren Bowling

The Four Essential Millennial Money Moves

Lauren Bowling | September 25, 2016 | Education
Although things appear to be on the mend (economically) from where they were five short years ago, there's still been much talk of millennial spending and saving habits.
Clair Jones

5 Tips for Hiring Better Talent for Your Tech Company

Clair Jones | September 25, 2016 | Business
The tech industry is booming in states like California, Utah, and Texas, and many companies are scouring for qualified candidates out-of-state, desperate to recruit the workforce they need to maintain growth.
Modern Farmer

How's This Year's Apple Crop Looking?

Modern Farmer | September 25, 2016 | Taste
With apple season just around the corner, some predictions from America's biggest apple-producing regions have begun to pop up. Sit back down, California: This is the glory season for the North.
Modern Farmer

Women Mean Business at This Meat Industry Conference

Modern Farmer | September 25, 2016 | Taste
Hillary Clinton isn't the only one cracking the glass ceiling. An annual conference called Women Working in the Meat Business has been empowering female attendees since 2013.
Jem Jebbia

To Be a Global Citizen, Turn Inward

Jem Jebbia | September 25, 2016 | Education
As a higher education professional, I recognize that the term "global citizenship" has become a buzzword. We use it to advertise study abroad programs, accentuate courses of study, and develop leadership competencies. On Northeastern University's campus, I direct the Global Citizenship Project. And I am frustrated.
Stephen Wells

A National Epidemic is Threatening Family Dogs

Stephen Wells | September 25, 2016 | Green
Police answering a domestic violence call were sent to the wrong house and drew their guns on Michael Paxton of Austin, TX. When Paxton's dog Cisco came from the backyard to see what was going on, an officer shot and killed him. Across the country in Brooklyn, NY, Yvonne Rosado opened her apartment door to see an officer. When her dog Spike walked into the hallway, visibly wagging at the officer, he shot Spike. Rosado and her daughter had to watch Spike die, still wagging.
Ricardo Garcia-Amaya

Reasons Why Your Startup Is Plateauing

Ricardo Garcia-Amaya | September 25, 2016 | Business
Starting something new is almost always exciting, and this certainly includes starting a new business. Whether it's that first big yes, breaking a new record or connecting with that one thought leader you've always looked up to, startup life begins with a lot of excitement and movement.
Bernard Hiller

Things Your Future Self Will Thank You For! 

Bernard Hiller | September 25, 2016 | Entertainment
You go along life either with some sort of intention or simply drifting with the tide. How do you plan for your future? Well, the answer is not just to look at where you want to be, but rather - who do I need to become, to live the life I always wanted. What kind of qualities, emotions and experiences would I like have on my journey?
Serene Herrera

Texas Style Chili in Only 20 Minutes!

Serene Herrera | September 25, 2016 | Taste
Things are getting a little Texan here today!  And I'm kind of excited about it.  So let me introduce you to this 20 Minute Texas Style Chili!