— "The logic is so simple: If I work hard now, the money I earn will give me the opportunity to do all the things that make me happy later," Elizabeth Dunn and Happy Money co-author Mike Norton write in a CNN blog post. We assume that if we work hard...
Motivation | May 23, 2013
Half-Life: How Joshua Prager Exerted "Agency Over An Ungovernable Act"
— After a terrible car accident left Joshua Prager with a broken neck (which initially rendered him a temporary quadriplegic, and, eventually, left him a hemiplegic) he was full of questions. "Was it owing to the crash that I was not married, that I was ever-mindful of time, that people seemed to tell me what they told no one else?" the motivation speaker writes in a new
— "Would you want to know your future if science could tell it to you?" Science and bioethics speaker Arthur Caplan posed this question in a new opinion piece on CNN—and it's one with a fairly complicated answer. Genetic testing, he says, can give you insight into what your genes hold in store...
— Most people run from extreme weather. George Kourounis, on the other hand, is constantly putting himself in the storm's path—intentionally. One of the world's most active storm chasers, and our newest speaker, Kourounis is the first person to have filmed inside of three of the most fierce natural forces on the planet: a tornado, the eye of a hurricane, and an active volcano. 15 years ago he began chasing storms and has since...
— "Certainly the years since 2001 have been marked by dramatic changes for Afghan women," Gayle Tzemach Lemmon writes in a new opinion piece on CNN. There have been significant gains for women in the war-torn country in the past decade, but Lemmon says that there is concern over how those advances will be protected when NATO forces withdraw...
- Design | December 20, 2012 Designing A Better World: CNN Profiles John Maeda [VIDEO]
There isn't a global water crisis, says 'The Big Thirst' author Charles Fishman. There's a series of local ones. In this video, Fishman breaks down how water crises develop, and why our local governments need to implement better water strategies in order to solve their own water management problems.