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The Big W Is Not Just the Win, but Women

Elisa Gaudet | Posted 06.24.2014 | Women
Elisa Gaudet

The "big W," for me, is not just the Win, but Women winning, and after this week's performance at the historic US Women's Open, Michelle Wie. There se...

New Data Suggest Theory About Black Holes Was All Wrong

Space.com | Mike Wall | Posted 03.30.2014 | Science

The gigantic black holes that lurk at the hearts of galaxies were apparently born big. The central black holes in dwarf galaxies — the "seeds" th...

How a Recession and a Myth Revealed What We Already Knew

Kathleen P. Enright | Posted 11.24.2013 | Impact
Kathleen P. Enright

Facing increased demand for services, nonprofits with limited resources did the best they could to stretch those dollars further, and many funders stepped in with emergency stopgap resources to help.

Free Advice Often Seems Unwanted Because It Usually Is!

Tarun Sakhrani | Posted 11.09.2013 | Business
Tarun Sakhrani

Free advice is always forthcoming. It comes from all corners and sources, in all shapes and sizes. Family, friends, near and dear ones, and even acq...

India, Coal Imports, And Energy Security

Justin Guay | Posted 09.24.2013 | Green
Justin Guay

"If you want to import coal, gas or petrol, it is freely available. But the problem is that imported coal is 60 to 70 per cent more expensive," Chairm...

Christina Moss: Why I'm a Woman in Tech

Christina Moss | Posted 09.17.2013 | Women
Christina Moss

I have loved technology ever since I learned a little lightbulb in a plastic oven could make cake. I love working under pressure to solve a problem that a business relies on you to handle.

Women in Sports and Events (WISE) Honors Leaders, Paves Way for Future Generation

Jori McMurtrey | Posted 08.26.2013 | Women
Jori McMurtrey

WISE is a volunteer organization that formed in 1993 when founder Sue Rodin recognized that the sports industry lacked an outlet for women to come together and share stories, network, and grow.

What Is Wisdom? Business Leaders and Spiritual Teachers Share Their Thoughts (Video)

Soren Gordhamer | Posted 07.05.2012 | Healthy Living
Soren Gordhamer

Backstage at Wisdom 2.0, we asked numerous people -- from wisdom teachers Jack Kornfield and Jon Kabat-Zinn, to Twitter co-founder Biz Stone and Burning Man founder Larry Harvey -- the question: "What is wisdom?"

Taste Test: Who Makes The Best Cheese Puffs?

Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste

Cheese puffs. Cheese doodles. Cheese curls. Cheesy puffs. Or, if you're a South Park fan, Cheesy Poofs. Whatever you call them, it's probably been a f...

What If Health Were More Like Wealth?

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 05.09.2012 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

We routinely squander and neglect something we would hate to have taken from us, and would surely fight to prevent someone taking from our loved ones. It's certainly wisdom, it's just not yet conventional to acknowledge that health is wealth. Making it conventional is up to us.

The Best Is Yet to Come

Irene Tanner | Posted 05.01.2012 | Healthy Living
Irene Tanner

I once had a friend who was so into instant gratification that in a restaurant, she sometimes ordered dessert first, so that she could fully enjoy it before she was full.

You Are Wiser From A Distance

Art Markman, Ph.D. | Posted 04.14.2012 | Healthy Living
Art Markman, Ph.D.

What does it mean to be wise? People with great wisdom are able to put events into perspective. Often, that means recognizing that the world never stays the same.

The WISE Women of Islam: What a Conference in Istanbul Can Tell Us About the Future of Women in the Muslim World

Fritz Lodge | Posted 12.27.2011 | World
Fritz Lodge

"Islam can effect that change." That statement might seem antithetical to some, considering the frequency with which theological arguments are used to rationalize rights abuses in the Muslim world.

NASA: Not All Earth-Threatening Asteroids Accounted For

AP | ALICIA CHANG | Posted 11.29.2011 | Technology

LOS ANGELES — If you're worried about a killer asteroid wiping out Earth, NASA has some good news. The space agency said Thursday it has identi...

WISE Launch: NASA's Sky-Mapping Spacecraft Blasts Off

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. — A NASA spacecraft blasted into space early Monday on a mission to map the whole sky in search of hidden asteroid...

NASA WISE Launch: Spacecraft To Map Unseen Sky

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

UPDATE 12/14/09: The Associated Press reports: VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- A NASA spacecraft blasted into space early Monday on a mission to ...

What Makes Us Wise?

Julia Moulden | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Julia Moulden

Is thinking about wisdom part of getting older? Lately, I've been wondering what wisdom is. Here's how my dictionary defines it, "Understanding what...