Lifestyle

Sampling the Unique Wood Apple Fruit – a Favorite in Sri Lanka
July 30, 2014 with

Sampling the Unique Wood Apple Fruit – a Favorite in Sri Lanka

There are plenty of interesting fruits around the world; migrationology’s Mark Wiens shows us the wonders of the wood apple fruit

Kara Swisher on the Next Internet
July 29, 2014 with

Kara Swisher on the Next Internet

Visionary tech columnist, author, and co-founder of re/code, says we shouldn’t focus on tech; we should be talking about how it can solve major challenges

Sen. George Mitchell: 'A New Order' Is Needed in the Middle East
July 25, 2014 with

Sen. George Mitchell: ‘A New Order’ Is Needed in the Middle East

Former U.S. Special Envoy to the Middle East on turbulence in the Middle East, ISIS, and whether the U.S. is living up to its potential

Giving Back

‘Daring for Big Impact’: The New Bearers of Economic Growth
July 29, 2014 with

‘Daring for Big Impact’: The New Bearers of Economic Growth

Jennifer Schwab shares insights from the Daring for Big Impact conference.

Dalia Mogahed: Muslims in America
July 25, 2014 with

Dalia Mogahed: Muslims in America

Scholar and CEO of Mogahed Consulting on how Americans view Muslims, how ending discrimination will create a stronger, more unified country

MusiCorps: Turning Wounded Veterans Into Musicians
July 25, 2014 with

MusiCorps: Turning Wounded Veterans Into Musicians

The power of music cannot be understated, particularly for our nation’s wounded warriors; MusiCorps Founder Arthur Bloom on this life-saving organization

Health

Arianna Huffington's 12 Steps to Reconnecting With Ourselves
July 30, 2014 with

Arianna Huffington’s 12 Steps to Reconnecting With Ourselves

Huffington Post Founder and President on what inspired her book Thrive, and how we all need to slow down

10 Great Exercises to Do Outdoors This Summer
July 29, 2014 with

10 Great Exercises to Do Outdoors This Summer

Let’s stay in shape and enjoy summer at the same time! Here are 10 great outdoor exercises to try

Why So Many Americans Still Need Healthcare Coverage
July 25, 2014 with

Why So Many Americans Still Need Healthcare Coverage

T. R. Reid, American reporter, documentary film correspondent, and author compares the state of U.S. healthcare to that of the rest of the world

Career

Why Timber and Farmland May Be Good Investments
July 22, 2014 with

Why Timber and Farmland May Be Good Investments

With the constant uncertainty in the global economy, it’s hard to figure out the best place to park your money; how to get the most out of your investment

How to Become an Internet Sensation (VIDEO)
July 17, 2014 with

How to Become an Internet Sensation (VIDEO)

Many believe it’s so easy to have their 15 minutes of fame; how Web stars are made

The 'Hype' of Startups: 'Every Revolution Is Consumer-Led'
July 17, 2014 with

The ‘Hype’ of Startups: ‘Every Revolution Is Consumer-Led’

‘Chief Interruptor’ Joseph Jaffe says we need to look beyond the hype and at the businesses and startups that are really creating to know what’s going to stick

Relationships

Should Universities Be Teaching Relationship Skills?
July 25, 2014 with

Should Universities Be Teaching Relationship Skills?

Most people learn their relationship skills through experience, but how would the dating world be changed if those skills were instead taught in a classroom?

The Agony of Saying No
July 25, 2014 with

The Agony of Saying No

Do you know how to say ‘no’? We can begin to interrupt the automatic pattern of immediately saying ‘yes’ and start saying No when that’s what’s best for us.

Understand Your Own Love Map
July 17, 2014 with

Understand Your Own Love Map

8 tips and tools for understanding your relationships

Aspen Ideas Festival 2014

Tackling the Complexity of the Brain
July 25, 2014 with

Tackling the Complexity of the Brain

The Aspen Brain Lab, featuring Deepak Chopra, will feature a human experiment to study how the brain can be manipulated to delay Alzheimer’s disease and aging

What Does It Take to Become A Genius?
July 25, 2014 with

What Does It Take to Become A Genius?

Neuropsychologist Rex Jung talks about the difference between being a genius and a near-genius, and how to best cultivate one’s potential

Michael Oren: What It Meant to Give Up His American Citizenship
July 9, 2014 with

Michael Oren: What It Meant to Give Up His American Citizenship

Former Israeli Ambassador Michael Oren talks about his connection to Israel, his dedication to the American-Israeli alliance, and giving up his American citizenship.