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James Canton

The Innovator's Mindset: Envisioning the Future

James Canton | October 9, 2015 | Business
Innovation is everyone's great desire. We worship innovation. Entrepreneurs embrace it. Careers are made on it. Companies compete over it. The challenge is we may not all be talking about the same thing. This makes the concept of what innovation actually is or not, hard to pin down. Are we...
Soren Petersen

How to Allocate Educational Resources

Soren Petersen | October 9, 2015 | Politics
Today's university students are faced with some of the toughest challenges in the history of humankind and yet, our current educational system may not be well positioned to adequately prepare them for meeting the challenges of this increasingly inter-connected world economy. Government sees...
Jeryl Brunner

Happy Birthday Matt Damon! Celebrate with 15 Favorite Quotes From The Actor

Jeryl Brunner | October 9, 2015 | Entertainment
Matt Damon turned 45 on October 8. The actor, writer, producer and screenwriter won an Academy Award--with Bed Affleck--for the screenplay, Good Will Hunting when he was just 27. But Damon has managed to stay incredibly grounded. On the British television show, the Graham Norton Show, he reflected about winning...
David Finkle

First Nighter: Robert O'Hara's "Barbecue" Sizzles a Bit, Sam Shepard's "Fool for Love" is Catnip for Actors

David Finkle | October 8, 2015 | Arts
The first act of Robert (Bootycandy) O'Hara's Barbecue consists of four scenes, two each in alternation, depicting a lower-class white family and a lower-class black family on what looks like a picnic in a shady Middle America forest preserve. Curiously, the five members of both families, on vivid display at...
Meytal Markman

The Hardest Part About Dating As A Divorced 20-Something

Meytal Markman | October 8, 2015 | Divorce
I was 28 years old when I filed for divorce and became single again for the first time since I was legally allowed to drink.
The Knot

10 Unexpected Ways To Use Florals At Your Wedding

The Knot | October 8, 2015 | Weddings
Read on for our favorite floral details you haven't already seen at every other wedding.
Janet Bertolus

A Love Letter To My Divorce

Janet Bertolus | October 8, 2015 | Divorce
I had no business getting married at twenty.
Dr. Suzanne Gelb

Why "Bribing" Your Child With Treats... Doesn't Work. (And What Does.)

Dr. Suzanne Gelb | October 8, 2015 | Parents
"Great job with your chores, Katie! Here's that cupcake that I promised you'd get for being so good." It seems innocent enough. After all, Katie has completed her homework, done her chores, got her pajamas on, and is behaving exactly as her mom told her to. Why not reward the...
Kristen Lee Costa

It's Nice To Meet You, But That Is Not Your Real Name

Kristen Lee Costa | October 8, 2015 | HuffPost Home
We've come so far. We really have. October is mental health month, and lots of helpful information is swirling about, helping us to remember to ask "RUOK", and to consider the value of confronting and tending to our emotional health needs, rather than stuffing them or staying hidden in the...
John Feffer

Mouth Wide Shut

John Feffer | October 8, 2015 | Politics
Barack Obama was, in 2008, the anti-torture candidate. It's a sad comment on the state of U.S. democracy that such a thing ever existed. After all, it would be startling to hear appeals from a pro-oxygen or an anti-apocalypse candidate. Still, it was refreshing. So what happened?
Janet Frishberg

We Are Women and We're Sorry

Janet Frishberg | October 8, 2015 | Women
We want to know if we said the right thing, the wrong thing. We are sorry but we have feelings, we don't want to be crazy but, this might be wrong but, we might be delusional, and if we are, we're sorry. We're sorry we made you feel that way. We're sorry we made anything at all.
Lev Raphael

Ben Carson Owes the World an Apology

Lev Raphael | October 9, 2015 | Politics
What has he said lately to make the world a dumber place to live? That without gun control laws, the Holocaust wouldn't have turned out the way it did.
Let Girls Lead

#DayoftheGirl: A Girl Leader's Blog From Malawi

Let Girls Lead | October 8, 2015 | Impact
In Malawi, too many girls have to leave school because of child marriage. Girls at my age of 13 are having babies and living in poverty because we are not valued. Only through education can we escape.

Kevin McCarthy on His Decision to Step Away: 'I Hope That My Choice Will Help Heal the Wounds'

Quora | October 8, 2015 | Politics
I know people are angry at Congress. I know people are frustrated by Washington's seeming inability to do the work that you send people there to do. I know people are skeptical of anything an elected official has to say. To be completely candid, I understand why you feel that way.
Jason Salzman

Why Is CNBC Covering for Republicans?

Jason Salzman | October 8, 2015 | Denver
The Colorado Republican Party is blaming CNBC for severely limiting the number of seats available at its Oct. 28 presidential debate at the University of Colorado at Boulder. But CNBC hasn't accepted the blame. Instead, strangely, it's not commenting. What gives?
UN Women

Women's Situation Rooms Boost Peaceful Voting in Africa

UN Women | October 8, 2015 | Impact
Because women face additional threats and barriers to voting around the world, early interventions are key to reduce, forestall or take decisive action if any electoral violence erupts.
Frank H. Wu

Perhaps I Have Ruined Running

Frank H. Wu | October 9, 2015 | Healthy Living
Elite athletes have every right to be proud of their accomplishments. They also should be role models for the rest of us. There is no good reason to disparage those who are joining the race with modest goals.
Carla Escoda

The Light and Dark of 'Amore Italiano' at Oregon Ballet Theatre

Carla Escoda | October 8, 2015 | Arts
Oregon Ballet Theatre opens its season this weekend with the slyly titled Amore Italiano - a double bill that bows to the Italian roots of ballet, in both classical and contemporary manner, in moods both light and dark.
Marty Kaplan

Ben Carson, the Nutty Neurosurgeon

Marty Kaplan | October 9, 2015 | Politics
The simple yet appalling fact is that we have at least some solid evidence that a top scientific education and a distinguished career in medicine does not make a man any less capable of believing untruths to be true and truths to be false.
Lynn M. Croneberger

Strengthening Families Affected By the AIDS Epidemic

Lynn M. Croneberger | October 8, 2015 | Impact
As we work towards World AIDS Day on December 1, the next milestone in the journey to realize an AIDS-free generation in 2030, it is critical to provide holistic support services for impacted children and families.