How Leaders Can Transform Adversity Into Advantage

Much is made of how scarcity of resources can be more of a spur for start-ups than the hindrance it might be thought to be. But, according to a new book, adversity can also help established businesses. Adam Morgan and Mark Barden, the authors of A Beautiful Constraint (Wiley), are – [...]

UAE Opens International Drones For Good Competition

VideoDrones have the capacity to save lives, monitor our environment, track storms and even help companies monitor their networks for upgrades and repairs. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) estimates that as many as 7,500 commercial drones will be in the US airspace by 2018. Despite the heavy media focus on drones in the [...]

The Importance Of Exposing Children To Technology

We just got hit with a snowstorm here in the Northeastern U.S. a few days ago. My neck of the woods was spared the worst of it, but we got enough snow for the schools and roads to be shut down, so my kids got to spend a couple of [...]

"Boy Genius" Reveals How He Built His Hot Blog

Ever dreamed of building a blog that generates millions of page views a month—and gets acquired by a big media company? Then “Boy Genius” Jonathan Geller’s story may inspire you. Geller started blogging anonymously under the moniker Boy Genius at age 15 for the tech site Engadget, adopting the name a [...]

So Whose Problem Is Greek Debt, Anyway?

The Greek government has refused to accept any more loans to meet future debt obligations, claiming that as Greece is insolvent, lending it more money simply makes matters worse. This move seems to have caught everyone by surprise, but in fact it was clearly signalled by the leader of Syriza [...]

Hundreds run the Chocolate 5K to raise money for the Autism Society of Alabama

Several hundred runners stepped forward to make a few laps around the Hoover Met with one goal in mind: raise money to help friends, family and neighbors with Autism.

AP Interview: NYC mayor says he has moved past police crisis

Weeks removed from an open revolt from his own police force that had officers turning their backs on him, Mayor Bill de Blasio now declares he has moved past the rift, striking a tenuous truce with a strategy to stay above…

Whitney Houston’s daughter found unresponsive in tub

The daughter of late singer and entertainer Whitney Houston was found unresponsive, face down in a bathtub Saturday and taken to a hospital in the north Atlanta suburbs, police said.

Interim Principal: Safety is a ‘primary goal’ at Bessemer City High

One day after a huge fight lead to several students being maced at Bessemer City High School, classes were back to normal. But students felt the consequences.

Mississippi Choctaws reopen second casino with $70M overhaul

The Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians is reopening its Golden Moon casino full time, following a $70 million-plus renovation.