When Reunions Work

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Ken Goldstein found — much to his surprise — that he had a blast at his recent college reunion. Here’s why.

Elders Institute: Ideas for a New Conversation

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Paddy Murray discuses the “Elders Institute”—a big idea being grown one remarkable elder at a time.

How Can We Support our Boys and Create Great Men of the Future? – A UK Perspective

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Alison Horsburgh is raising a family of 3 boys in Scotland. She thinks a lot about what will help them grow into great men.

Brains and Banditry in the Age of In Vitro

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Tommy Raskin looks at the complexities of IQ, from the historical to implications for the future. —– There will likely come a point in the next couple centuries when our technology surpasses the limits of our current doctrine of “technological ethics.”  At this juncture, we will be capable of fundamentally altering the quality of human […]

Syria: A Terrific Moment for International Relevancy

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Bruce Tretter believes there is something we can all do about Syria—stand by the UN and help it succeed.

How Men Can Deal With The Fear Of The Unknown

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Almost every man worries about what will happen in the future, Stan Popovich provides a list of techniques and suggestions on how to manage this fear of dealing with the unknown.

How To Stay Married – A 5 Point Plan

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Jeff Bogle gives a layout for a strong, lasting marriage.

The 4th o’ July: Remembrance of Things Past

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Ross Steinborn remembers the words of Frederick Douglas, and reminds us to look to both the past and the future for our vision of freedom.

Slaves and Robots

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If we invent a machine with a personality and desires, does it deserve freedom?

What Can You Learn from a First Grader?

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Ken Goldstein takes part in a program called Reading to Kids, and see the potential for all of us.

An Open Letter to Future Me

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Valentine Brkich discusses the joys of parenthood with his future self.

First, Be a Cowboy

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I’m not saying this is the only life plan one could cleave to, but it’s working for me so far. I’ll let you know how the fishing goes, if I get there.

Social Media, Future Trends

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Lisa Hickey quickly highlights a few changing trends she sees in the Social Media landscape.

A Cannon That Shoots Cars Instead of Cannonballs. How’s That for High-Tech?

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This is the future, y’all.

Futurism: The First Space Mining Company Is Set To Secure The Stars

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Taking the first step towards, maybe, just maybe, becoming a type one civilization at long last.

Oh Yeah: A Bike that Hovers

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For a mere $40,000.