Michelle Silverman

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Israel’s ‘West Point’ of defense technology

The Jerusalem College of Technology is a leading source of researchers at Mafat, the Defense Ministry’s Research, Weapons Development and Technology …

Israel

Associated Press News

Economic and Social Realities of the Sharing Economy

The benefits may go well beyond your budget.<p>Thinking outside the box with personal finances has changed quite a bit in just the past decade. Think …

Join the fight against extreme poverty

<i>By Mary Scharffenberger and Anna Lemberger</i><p><b>Throughout history, women activists have been a source of inspiration and have made it possible for others</b> …

Ellen Johnson Sirleaf

Assam's modern slaves: the real price of a cup of Tetley tea - video

Poverty pay on tea estates in Assam fuels a modern slave trade ensnaring thousands of young girls. A Guardian/Observer investigation follows the slave route from an estate owned by a consortium, including the owners of the best-selling Tetley brand, through to the homes of Delhi's booming middle …

A Mother's Story — What Parents Need to Know About Trafficking

Danielle was 17 years old, a freshman at Northeastern University, when she met the trafficker who forced her into two years of sex slavery. She …

Northeastern University

5 Tips On Branding For Good From Successful Social Entrepreneurs

How can you make the most impact? By getting people inspired about what you’re doing. Take some advice from these companies that have figured it out.<p>Just because you’re doing good work as a social entrepreneur doesn’t mean you get to skip on the more commercial parts of running a business. Your …

Katy Perry Dyes Her Hair Slime Green For Spring

After dying her hair nearly every color of the rainbow, it was only a matter of time before Katy Perry would choose "slime green" as the next hue du jour.<p>And now that spring has technically sprung, green would seem to be a fitting choice for the season, but only if you're Katy Perry.<p>"I've wanted to …

How to Make Better Photos with Better Composition

Most photographers know that for a photograph to be interesting, it must have a good composition. But what does that mean, exactly? The concepts of …

Landscape Photography

Art hoard: 'Honor rights of claimants and owner' | Germany| News and in-depth reporting from Berlin and beyond | DW | 08.04.2014

Government representatives and lawyers for art collector Cornelius Gurlitt came to an agreement on Monday (07.04.2014) about how to proceed with …

Fine Art

Public vs. private school: What's with all the judging?

By now, I am familiar with what I refer to as "the look."<p>I see it nearly every time I have a conversation with people who favor private schools. It goes something like this: "Where do your girls go to school?" they ask.<p>When I tell them a public school not too far from our New York home, there is a …

The Most Fabulous Houses Of 2014

Every year, the American Institute of Architects honors the best residential design in the U.S., recognizing, as the organization puts it, “good housing as a necessity of life, a sanctuary for the human spirit, and a valuable national resource.”<p>Today, the organization announced its 2014 AIA Housing …

Incubus Happy to Avoid 'Phantom Presence' of Record Labels

"We’re without a management company. We don’t have publicists. We’re babies right now," says singer Brandon Boyd<p>Fans have had to wait three years for …

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