In the global quest for superpower status, who represents you? Delphi Fellow Parag Khanna argues that in the future, we will all be diplomats.
Former New York Times Ethicist Randy Cohen tackles the ethics of asymmetrical relationships.
83 year old T. Boone Pickens' C.V. reads like that of a small-to-medium-sized nation. How does he remain extraordinarily productive past the age when most people retire?
80 is the new 40: With life expectancy and the retirement age creeping inexorably upward, how are you planning to spend your eighth decade? Starting a new company? Writing your memoirs? Or sitting in a lawn chair, finally reading Proust's Remembrance of Things Past? T. Boone Pickens: More ...
"I wouldn't call myself humble," says former Apple evangelist Guy Kawasaki, but thinking too much about your personal brand is "a slippery slope toward egomania."
Rosetta Stone CEO Tom Adams explains why most mission statements are terrible, how you can write a great one -- and how to get others on board.
Astronomers have discovered a huge mass of water -- some 140 trillion times the amount of water in all the Earth’s oceans combined. This water is 12 billion light years from Earth, evidence that water existed in abundance when the universe was young.
Major scientific endeavors like space exploration require decades of planning and funding sources that can weather economic downturns. Will the results of the Google Lunar X Prize competition stand that assumption on its head?
13-year-old Google is going through a patch of mid-life anxiety. With upstarts like Facebook nipping at its heels, the company is shaking things up in an effort to stay ahead of the game.
The adrenaline rush we all experience when our bodies go in to “fight or flight” mode is an asset if we’re up against a physical threat. But in every day life, how do you overcome fear?
In the male-dominated field of comedy, female comics need to stick together. In the spirit of solidarity, Margaret Cho names her favorite up-and-coming female performers.
Do charities exist simply to exist or do they exist to achieve something specific? Peter Thum says social entrepreneurship can address issues we once thought were impossible to tackle.
By 2012, world markets will be demanding 90 million barrels of oil a day. The world currently produces 88 million. Our dependence on OPEC oil and non-renewable energy sources is an increasingly bad idea.
After touching down early Thursday morning, the Atlantis shuttle is now officially a museum piece. It will be retired at the Kennedy Space Center Museum in Cape Canaveral, Florida. "Job well done, America," was Houston's final sign-off. Job well done to the final four astronauts of NASA's space ...
The communal aspect of public education is under attack by advocates of public school privatization promoting “parental choice.”