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SFARI Launches Landmark Autism Research Project
Liane Kupferberg Carter
Author, autism advocate
The Simons Foundation Autism Research Initiative has just launched SPARK (Simons Foundation Powering Autism Research for Knowledge), a groundbreaking online project to accelerate research and advance understanding of the genetic underpinnings of autism.
The Year of Data Walls and Cloud Battles
CEO of Snowflake Computing
What might be in store this year? From data walls to Spark divorcing Hadoop, this year looks to be another groundbreaking year in technology.
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Barber Gives Free Cuts To Kids Who Read Aloud In His Chair, And It’s Shear Genius
The project has inspired new programs that encourage kids to read.
The 80% Approach To Dating
I help people find love! And sometimes I'm on TV. Learn more a...
As it turns out, there are lots of good guys out there, hiding in plain sight. Here's how to spot them.
The Epiphany In All of Us
Mary Alice Peoples
Artist, poet, educator, animal rescuer, mom, health enthusiast...
Yet every day, I awake and joy waits. I am alive! Here is another day, to dance and party with the universe. I don't feel it as tangibly every day as I would like, but it's always there.
One More Thing This Plus-Size Model Gets Absolutely Right
Margaret Wheeler Johnson
How Romance Movies Ruined My Love Life
I'm not sure how many would be relationships I passed up because of my undying allegiance to this indefinable ghost that has defined my life.
'Watch Us!': Teen Girls Taking on the World and Making an Impact
Founder, Wake Up World Communications
A Q&A with SPARK teen activists Julia Bluhm (15) and Izzy Labbe (14) who took on
magazine over photoshopping model's images and secured a commitment from the magazine to stop.
WATCH: Big News For Burning Man
Feminism with Love: Filming with Nickelodeon
Founder, Student Alliance for Prison Reform
Feminism today is about equal rights for women, and equal rights for all. I'm proud to be a feminist. I'm prouder to be one on TV. You can watch our show for Women's History Month in March.
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Saving Higher Education
Dr. L. Randolph Lowry
President, Lipscomb University
Universities must be proactive to stay on top of the waves of changes facing them and work daily to create not only excellent institutions but those that are cost-competitive and relevant to the needs of students today... and tomorrow.
SPARKing Change: Not Just One Girl At a Time
Deborah L. Tolman
Professor of Social Welfare and Psychology at The Hunter Colle...
The real story -- the disruptive story -- about women and girls joining together to demand a better, safer, more joyful world is being lived, and it needs also to be told.
How to Use Sexualized Halloween Costumes to Discuss the Power of Mothers and Daughters
Psychoanalyst and author
When my daughter was twelve, I asked her what she and her girlfriends were going to be for Halloween. She casually mentioned that one of the girls in her class was going to be a prostitute, and one of the boys would be going as her pimp.
Handle With Care: Nonprofit Fills Gaps In Miss. Early Education
Marian Wright Edelman
President, Children's Defense Fund
Top 11 Books for Brain Health
Named a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum, Alvar...
We've compiled the 10 Most Popular Brain Fitness & Cognitive Health Books, based on book purchases by SharpBrains' readers during 2008.
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