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Gaye Groover Christmus

3 Questions You Must Ask for a Calmer, Saner School Year

Gaye Groover Christmus | July 27, 2016 | Parents
Before your children go back to school, the new school year always seems full of promise.  It's a great time to get things in order, get everyone on a schedule and get going on some projects (organization, exercise, healthy eating!).
The Heller School

Decoding the Lack of Diversity in Tech Through Female Computer Science Programs

The Heller School | July 27, 2016 | Education
By Ngobitak Ndiwane The nonprofit organization Girls Who Code states that in middle schools, 74 percent of girls express an interest in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM), but when choosing a college major, only 0.4 percent select computer science. Growing up, I had always shown an interest...
Till Bruckner

As Climate Change Hits Economies, Small Island States Turn to Selling Passports

Till Bruckner | July 27, 2016 | Business
Such economic citizenship programmes, which are being run by several small island states in the region, have raised concerns that terrorists, criminals and other shady characters could buy Caribbean passports to evade justice, slip into Europe and North America through the back door, or squirrel away billions in stolen public money in tropical tax paradises.

A Phone Call With My Elderly Father From Prison

Quora | July 27, 2016 | Parents
What is the most awkward conversation you have had with your parents? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights. Answer by Kittie Eubank, on Quora: Talking to my dad on the...
Alon Ben-Meir

Defeating ISIS And Ending Sunni-Shiite War In Iraq

Alon Ben-Meir | July 27, 2016 | World
Now that Iraqi forces, with the support of the international coalition, are gearing up to recapture Mosul--ISIS's last major stronghold in Iraq--the question that looms high is what will be the fate of the Iraqi Sunni community following ISIS's inevitable defeat? I maintain that unless the political discussion begins now...
Tim Giago

Pointe Hilton Squaw Peak Resort a Slap in the Face to Piestewa

Tim Giago | July 27, 2016 | Media
Is the word "squaw" an obscene word? We think it all depends on the many variations of "Obscenity." In the Algonquin language the word squaw simply translates to mean "woman." On the Oprah Winfrey Show in 1992 where Tim Giago, Suzanne Harjo and Michael Haney were guests...
Ronda Lee

Wedding Planner Extraordinaire: Régine Danielle Events

Ronda Lee | July 27, 2016 | Weddings
Regina Brooks has taken the Second City by storm with her company Régine Danielle Events, a full-service wedding planning and design firm serving clients in Chicago and worldwide.

What's the Difference Between LISS and HIIT Workouts? | July 27, 2016 | Healthy Living
HIIT (high-intensity interval training) has been the most buzzed-about sweat method for a while, but there's a new approach gaining momentum: LISS, or low-intensity, steady-state cardio. OK, it's not really new (hello, elliptical!). So why the sudden spotlight? "People are burned out; they're fed up with always pushing to their...
Peter D. Rosenstein

Where there's Smoke there's Fire; Trump's Campaign is Burning

Peter D. Rosenstein | July 27, 2016 | Politics
As the reports started to surface about connections between Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin the New York Times headline reads "Russian Subplot Raises Intrigue". This follows on Anne Appelbuam's Washington Post column "How a Trump Presidency Could Destabilize Europe" where she highlights Trump's connections to Russia...
Michael D. Shaw

Understanding Social Media's Data Treasure Trove

Michael D. Shaw | July 27, 2016 | Business
People—from all points of view—may complain about social media, but no one questions its influence. Thus, it surely deserves the same degree of research, testing, and analysis that has been applied to more conventional forms of marketing communication.
Dean Graziosi

Stock Market at All Time Highs - Only Third in Best Investment Survey

Dean Graziosi | July 27, 2016 | Education
I've been around for quite a while now, always preaching the benefits of real estate investment for control of your own life and financial future. I've done well, my students have done well, and real estate investing is certainly high profile these days.
Inclusive Capitalism

Mark Wilson, Group Chief Executive at Aviva plc discusses the meaning of Inclusive Capitalism

Inclusive Capitalism | July 27, 2016 | Business
Mark Wilson Group Chief Executive, Aviva plc I have always been crystal clear why I'm in business: so we can make a greater positive impact each year on the lives of our customers and clients and society as a whole. Making a profit is a by-product - albeit a...
Allen Callaci

Indiana Jones and the Lost Labor of Love: Raiders! Chronicles Teens Remake of Raiders of the Lost Ark

Allen Callaci | July 27, 2016 | Entertainment
Action! Adventure! Escape! If you were an 11-year-old boy in 1981 you longed to be Indiana Jones and the summer of 1981 was spent closing your eyes pretending the frayed jump-rope in your hand was a bullwhip, reimagining your flat, faceless, suburban surroundings as a forbidden, exotic jungle and that an abandoned 7-11 Slurpee cup was an ancient religious artifact as the soaring John Williams "Raiders" score ping-ponged from the back of your mind to the front of it.
Andrew M. Tolentino

European Dreamscape by Car

Andrew M. Tolentino | July 27, 2016 | Travel
I'm a city boy that doesn't have a driver's license, but I'm fortunate to have married a great driver. This summer plan to be in a car as a passenger as often as possible. This past year I have grown to appreciate car travel.
Danna Smith

You are the Bolala (And #IAmTheBolala too)

Danna Smith | July 27, 2016 | Green
Forests are a place of beauty, power and wonder. They can transport you back to a primordial time when magical creatures walked the planet, stimulating the imagination and opening up a place of childlike awe.This is the space from which the Bolala was spawned, an ancient mythic spirit that acts...
RaVal Davis

The CallBack: Power's Leading Man Omari Hardwick Talks his First Major Callback plus more at ABFF

RaVal Davis | July 27, 2016 | Entertainment
With the premiere episode of Starz's hit show Power drawing a total audience of 2.26 million, in it's new Sunday night slot, Omari Hardwick's leading man status just got cemented. As if it was ever a question in the minds of fans that remember the star from Ava DuVernay's Middle of Nowhere, BET's Being Mary Jane, Tyler Perry's For Colored Girls and Spike Lee's Miracle At St. Anna.
Zakee Kuduro

Bolivia's Disabled Demand Justice

Zakee Kuduro | July 27, 2016 | Latino Voices
Bolivia's disability rights campaigners have been protesting and camping out in La Paz for over 4 months. Not far from Plaza Murillo, which is a Bolivian legislative building, many have set up a make shift village full of tents and sleeping bags in...
Life by DailyBurn

How Low Should You Squat? (And How to Improve It)

Life by DailyBurn | July 27, 2016 | Healthy Living
By Jessica Migala for Life by Daily Burn Photo: Ryan Kelly / Daily Burn It's a tried-and-true move for a reason: It hits the spot when you're looking for a workout to quite literally kick your butt. We're...
The Conversation US

What factors influence income inequality?

The Conversation US | July 27, 2016 | Business
Dale O. Cloninger, University of Houston-Clear Lake Whether it's by coincidence or causation, the financial collapse of 2008 and 2009 has resulted in growing angst over income inequality. Millions of workers disappeared from the workforce and have yet to return. This has magnified the...
Anna Peterson

Black Lives Matter. So Does Power. Following The Rules? Not So Much.

Anna Peterson | July 27, 2016 | Politics
Police violence is not about obeying the police or respecting the law. It's about power: who has it, and whose lives it can end.