<a href=http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/09/30/jon-stewart-congress-isis_n_5905064.html?utm_hp_ref=world&ir=WorldPost class="colorbox">Jon Stewart Finds Out Why Congress Is Hiding Instead Of Debating ISIS</a>

Jon Stewart Finds Out Why Congress Is Hiding Instead Of Debating ISIS

While British lawmakers were called back into session to debate that nation’s involvement in military action against ISIS, U.S. lawmakers have been everywhere but Washington.

On TV, congressional leaders have said they would meet to debate the issues, but only if President Barack Obama asks.

As Jon Stewart learned on Monday night’s “Daily Show,” these politicians don’t actually need the president to call them into session to start debating.

So why are they hiding? Stewart found a rare bit of honesty from the most unlikely source: an actual member of Congress, who …read more

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Women in Business: Sarah Hoit CEO and Co-Founder, ConnectedLiving

Sarah Hoit is a career social entrepreneur focused on companies that impact larger social issues. She co-founded ConnectedLiving in 2007 to bring digital inclusion to the 60 million underserved Americans who do not have easy access to digital technology.

Sarah was previously Founder, Chairman and CEO of Explore, Inc., a program developed in response to the growing need for quality after-school and summer programs. Through partnerships with school districts and community members, Explore operated programs that met the academic and social needs of every student through the integration of experiential learning, homework and skill lessons, physical education, …read more

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<a href=http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/09/30/mummy-brain-imprint-found_n_5904888.html?utm_hp_ref=world&ir=WorldPost class="colorbox">Mummy Brain Imprint Found Inside 2,000-Year-Old Egyptian Skull</a>

Mummy Brain Imprint Found Inside 2,000-Year-Old Egyptian Skull

Scientists are getting a rare look at the brain of a mummy thanks to an imprint left inside the skull of someone who lived more than 2,000 years ago in Egypt.

The mummy, found in 2010 with more than 50 others in the Kom al-Ahmar/Sharuna necropolis, is unique in that blood vessels of the brain were imprinted into the skull, according to Live Science.

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<a href=http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/09/30/guantanamo-bay-prison-closure_n_5905018.html?utm_hp_ref=world&ir=WorldPost class="colorbox">President Obama's Goal Of Closing Guantanamo Bay Prison Stalled At The Pentagon</a>

President Obama's Goal Of Closing Guantanamo Bay Prison Stalled At The Pentagon

WASHINGTON (AP) — The transfer of prisoners out of Guantanamo Bay has ground to a halt amid a slow Pentagon approval process, causing deep frustration within the administration and raising doubts that President Barack Obama will be able to fulfill his campaign promise to close the offshore prison for terrorism suspects.

A detainee sent back to his native Algeria in March is the only prisoner to have moved out this year, beyond the controversial exchange of five Taliban members in return for long-held captive U.S. Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl. The slow pace is the result of the law that …read more

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<a href=http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/09/30/new-york-city-living-wage_n_5904548.html?utm_hp_ref=business&ir=Business class="colorbox">New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio Plans Expansion Of Living Wage For Thousands At Bottom Of The Pay Scale</a>

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio Plans Expansion Of Living Wage For Thousands At Bottom Of The Pay Scale

Sept 29 (Reuters) – New York Mayor Bill de Blasio plans to expand the city’s living wage measure to include thousands of additional workers, as well as increase the amount workers are paid under the law, the New York Times reported on Monday.

De Blasio will sign an executive order on Tuesday to make the change, which his administration estimated could extend coverage to 18,000 workers over the next five years, the newspaper said on its website.
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<a href=http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/09/29/netflix-crouching-tiger-hidden-dragon-sequel_n_5904418.html?utm_hp_ref=world&ir=WorldPost class="colorbox">Netflix To Release 'Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon' Sequel</a>

Netflix To Release 'Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon' Sequel

“Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon,” the Academy Award-winning martial arts film, is finally getting a sequel — and it’s going to be on Netflix.

The streaming video (and DVDs-by-mail) company announced a deal with The Weinstein Company on Monday night that will bring “Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon: The Green Destiny,” to Netflix subscribers on Aug. 28, 2015. The film will also be shown on select IMAX screens.

Fans will have unprecedented choice in how they enjoy an amazing and memorable film that combines intense action and incredible beauty,” Netflix chief content officer Ted …read more

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<a href=http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/09/30/hong-kong-protesters_n_5904534.html?utm_hp_ref=world&ir=WorldPost class="colorbox">Hong Kong Protesters Set Wednesday Deadline For Government To Meet Demands For Reform</a>

Hong Kong Protesters Set Wednesday Deadline For Government To Meet Demands For Reform

LOUISE WATT, Associated Press

HONG KONG (AP) — Pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong set a Wednesday deadline for a response from the government to meet their demands for reforms after spending another night blocking streets in an unprecedented show of civil disobedience.

A brief statement from the Occupy Central civil disobedience movement said it had set an Oct. 1 deadline for the city’s unpopular Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying to meet their demands for genuine democracy and for him to step down as leader of Hong Kong.

It said they would “announce new civil disobedience plans same day.”<br …read more

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<a href=http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/09/30/babson-gender-report_n_5901806.html?utm_hp_ref=business&ir=Business class="colorbox">The Venture Capital System 'Simply Does Not Work For Women,' Study Finds</a>

The Venture Capital System 'Simply Does Not Work For Women,' Study Finds

The Silicon Valley money machine only seems to work for men, a painful new study reveals.

Less than 3 percent of the 6,793 companies that received venture capital from 2011-2013 were headed by a woman, according to a study from Babson College released Tuesday. That means that out of nearly $51 billion in funding that startups received over those two years, a comparatively teeny $1.5 billion went to women-led ventures.

“The findings of this study, demonstrate it is not the women who need fixing; the model for venture capital that has been in place since the …read more

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<a href=http://www.huffingtonpost.com/lee-traupel-/how-gopro-is-redefining-b_b_5555098.html?utm_hp_ref=business&ir=Business class="colorbox">How GoPro Is Redefining Brand Immersion in Today's Tech Drenched World</a>

How GoPro Is Redefining Brand Immersion in Today's Tech Drenched World

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As the web morphs to a more visual medium, creative storytelling is moving front and center as way for brands to build engagement and virality.

GoPro is leading the way, which you would expect with a lifestyle product used to record every conceivable type of physical activity anywhere and anytime.

They’ve done a wonderful job with “GoPro: Lions The New Endangered Species” featuring Kevin Richardson a South African Zookeeper and naturalist along the lines of Jane Goodal.

GoPro Fast Forwards Brand Immersion

Think brand immersion redefined …read more

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