huffingtonpost.com Archives - 29 May 2016, Sunday

  • What Are Some Things the Media Lab is Doing With Bitcoin and Blockchain?

    huffingtonpost.com 27 May '16, 5pm

    What are some things the Media Lab is doing with Bitcoin and Blockchain? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights . Answer by Brian Forde , Founding Director of Digital Currency Initiative at MI...

  • The Secret Trick Kanye West Uses To Keep His White Sneakers Clean

    The Secret Trick Kanye West Uses To Keep His White Sneakers Clean

    huffingtonpost.com 27 May '16, 3pm

    , you might think Kanye West has an unlimited supply of the highly coveted kicks. Yet that doesn't seem to be the case. (In fact, even back when Kanye was making Yeezys for Nike, he admitted to buying his own shoes off of eBay.) But even in this highly successful Adidas era, West is r...

  • Public Diplomacy in the Pacific

    huffingtonpost.com 22 May '16, 10pm

    When the United States or any other Western country embraces a "pivot to Asia" as a central element of its foreign policy, it must be more than a "pivot to China." Nations such as South Korea, Indonesia, Singapore, the Philippines, Malaysia, Australia, New Zealand, Vietnam and others ...

  • How One Man Came To Terms With Being Gay In Singapore's Military

    huffingtonpost.com 14 May '16, 1pm

    More than five years since President Barack Obama repealed "don't ask, don't tell," identifying as gay or lesbian in the U.S. military is no longer widely viewed as the taboo it once was. Unfortunately, as a harrowing short film shows, that isn't the case in many other countries aroun...

  • A Brief Guide to Pitching and Branding for Independent Film

    huffingtonpost.com 06 May '16, 3am

    3.) Branding isn't just for Fashion Companies: What is your mission statement? Try to think of your movie or even yourself as a Brand. Your movie is a brand and needs to have a mission statement that the filmmakers are always striving towards. Figure out what your movie's mission stat...

  • #Military draft may soon include #women

    Military Draft May Soon Include Women

    huffingtonpost.com 29 Apr '16, 12am

    The push for gender equality in the military just moved one step closer. The House Armed Services Committee approved a measure Wednesday that would require women to register for the military draft. The current law dictates that all men aged 18 to 26 are required to register for the dr...

  • This Mini Dance Duo's Incredible Salsa Skills Have Put Them On The Map

    huffingtonpost.com 26 Apr '16, 8pm

    Kevin Téllez is a bonafide Salsa sensation. And the quick step, Colombian-style moves that landed him an appearance on "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" in 2014 have resurfaced online for even more viral glory for the tiny dancer. A video of Téllez and his partner, Gaby Palacios, performing ...

  • This Mini Dance Duo's Incredible Salsa Skills Have Put Them On The Map

    huffingtonpost.com 26 Apr '16, 7pm

    Kevin Téllez is a bonafide Salsa sensation. And the quick step, Colombian-style moves that landed him an appearance on "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" in 2014 have resurfaced online for even more viral glory for the tiny dancer. A video of Téllez and his partner, Gaby Palacios, performing ...

  • This Mini Dance Duo's Incredible Salsa Skills Have Put Them On The Map

    huffingtonpost.com 26 Apr '16, 7pm

    Kevin Téllez is a bonafide Salsa sensation. And the quick step, Colombian-style moves that landed him an appearance on "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" in 2014 have resurfaced online for even more viral glory for the tiny dancer. A video of Téllez and his partner, Gaby Palacios, performing ...

  • Seriously Slurp-able Singapore Street Noodles - Huffington Post

    Seriously Slurp-able Singapore Street Noodles

    huffingtonpost.com 25 Apr '16, 2am

    I traveled down several rabbit holes looking for the basis of what is known as Singapore Street Noodles, and my conclusion is that it’s a dish originating in Hong Kong. Though similar to two particular true Singaporean noodle recipes, this recipe has taken on characteristics of its ow...

  • 5 Tips For Branding Yourself for Success - Huffington Post

    5 Tips For Branding Yourself for Success

    huffingtonpost.com 22 Apr '16, 2am

    1.Have a distinctive career identity through a trademark style or accomplishment. Make fun of Donald Trump's comb-over all you want, but it's an important part of his brand as are Hillary Clinton's colorful pants suits. Developing a signature item or style as a trademark of your visua...

  • Rolex: Fashion's Anti-Social Friend

    huffingtonpost.com 12 Apr '16, 1am

    With the release of its annual Digital IQ Index, L2, the New York-based digital think tank, invites us to reflect upon an interesting collaboration: the one between luxury fashion and social media. As the end of 2015 approaches, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Snapchat vie for our a...

  • Rolex: Fashion's Anti-Social Friend

    huffingtonpost.com 12 Apr '16, 1am

    With the release of its annual Digital IQ Index, L2, the New York-based digital think tank, invites us to reflect upon an interesting collaboration: the one between luxury fashion and social media. As the end of 2015 approaches, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Snapchat vie for our a...

  • 80-Something Breaks Out In Dance, Astounds Unsuspecting Crowd

    huffingtonpost.com 06 Apr '16, 9pm

    Think a cane and a little gray hair will get in the way of life? Think again. An 80-something woman aimed to shatter stereotypes surrounding older people by showing off her moves on a Spanish TV show . It all started in a busy Madrid square one afternoon, when the woman stopped to wat...

  • Sasha and Malia Obama perfectly pull off fancy dresses with sneakers

    Sasha And Malia Obama Hit Cuba, Nail The Dresses With Sneakers Trend

    huffingtonpost.com 21 Mar '16, 1pm

    The first family arrived in rainy Cuba Sunday to kick off a historic trip, marking the first time a U.S. president has visited the island in almost 90 years. Unfortunately for President Barack Obama, daughters Sasha and Malia pretty much stole the show thanks to their adorable dresses...

  • These Are The World's Most Expensive Cities To Live In

    huffingtonpost.com 10 Mar '16, 10pm

    Singapore has the unfortunate (or at least unaffordable) distinction of being the world's most expensive city to live in, according to a report released Thursday by the Economist Intelligence Unit, a research and analysis group associated with The Economist magazine. The "worldwide co...

  • These Are The World's Most Expensive Cities To Live In

    huffingtonpost.com 10 Mar '16, 9pm

    Singapore has the unfortunate (or at least unaffordable) distinction of being the world's most expensive city to live in, according to a report released Thursday by the Economist Intelligence Unit, a research and analysis group associated with The Economist magazine. The "worldwide co...

  • These Are The World's Most Expensive Cities To Live In

    huffingtonpost.com 10 Mar '16, 9pm

    Singapore has the unfortunate (or at least unaffordable) distinction of being the world's most expensive city to live in, according to a report released Thursday by the Economist Intelligence Unit, a research and analysis group associated with The Economist magazine. The "worldwide co...

  • Programmatic Meets Branding - The Science Behind The Art

    huffingtonpost.com 08 Mar '16, 4am

    By Oli Whitten, Head of International - Rubicon Project It's being asked a lot lately: Does the automation of advertising compromise the creativity that is so important for the industry? In particular, are we becoming so focused on data and performance that we are ignoring the importa...

  • 10 Killer Sneakers That'll Actually Make You WANT To Work Out

    10 Killer Sneakers That'll Actually Make You WANT To Work Out

    huffingtonpost.com 29 Feb '16, 11am

    When it comes to getting motivated to go to the gym, we need all the help we can get. Whether it's finding a workout buddy or signing up for a cool new class, anything that helps us get on the treadmill is welcome (and quite frankly, necessary). But, if we're being honest, the main re...

  • Why the Banks See Bitcoin as their Number One Enemy

    huffingtonpost.com 26 Feb '16, 10pm

    Bitcoin has created waves in the world of finance. Look back to 2013 when Bitcoin first came onto the horizon. Its value rose by 6000% in a single year . This is an incredible rate and it brought up the idea that the virtual currency could really succeed. But Bitcoin is a currency tha...

  • Why the Banks See Bitcoin as their Number One Enemy

    huffingtonpost.com 26 Feb '16, 10pm

    Bitcoin is a digital asset and can be described as a decentralized digital currency, where users can directly transact on a peer-to-peer basis without an intermediary. The use of Bitcoin by black markets have attracted the attention of media and financial regulators though Bitcoin is ...

  • The Global Search for Education: Just Imagine - Pak Tee Ng - Singapore

    huffingtonpost.com 22 Feb '16, 3pm

    In December 2015, many nations around the world gathered in Paris and came to a historic agreement to commit to ways in which the world could address climate change. Global climate change is a serious issue that affects everybody. Therefore, I envisage that environmental issues will b...

  • Celebrity Designer Jacques Garcia Wows Asia with Singapore's Hotel Vagabond

    Celebrity Designer Jacques Garcia Wows Asia with Singapore's Hotel Vagabond

    huffingtonpost.com 18 Feb '16, 6pm

    The Hotel Vagabond, with Garcia's signature more-is-more aesthetic, is the antithesis of everything one associates with a Singapore hotel, be it Raffles' colonial charm or the Marina Bay Sands's rooftop infinity pool. And that's a good thing. In a city where the streets are spotless, ...

  • Teen Whose Arm Was Severed In Botched Sneaker Theft Deserved It, Attorney Says

    huffingtonpost.com 14 Feb '16, 4pm

    A 17-year-old boy whose arm was ripped off during a botched sneaker theft got exactly what he deserved, says a lawyer for the man accused of the maiming. Zachary Sam remains hospitalized after New York City police say he pulled a gun while trying to steal a pair of $190 Air Jordan 8 R...

  • Nike Won't Let You Use 'Islam' Or 'Muslim' On Your Custom Sneakers

    huffingtonpost.com 12 Feb '16, 9pm

    The fiasco resolved itself only after Nike withdrew 38,000 pairs of shoes worldwide, issued a formal apology and paid for a playground at an Islamic elementary school in the U.S. Presumably, blocking the words "Muslim" and "Islam" from any custom shoe is an attempt to head off further...

  • People Have A 'Fundamental Right' To Own Assault Weapons, Court Rules

    People Have A 'Fundamental Right' To Own Assault Weapons, Court Rules

    huffingtonpost.com 10 Feb '16, 4am

    In a major victory for gun rights advocates, a federal appeals court on Thursday sided with a broad coalition of gun owners, businesses and organizations that challenged the constitutionality of a Maryland ban on assault weapons and other laws aimed at curbing gun violence. A three-ju...

  • Singapore: A Grilling Nirvana

    huffingtonpost.com 05 Feb '16, 11pm

    Singapore's government also helped. In Singapore, as throughout Southeast Asia, the best grilling (not to mention noodle dishes, soups, stir-fries, and the like) turns up not at restaurants, but at pushcarts and sidewalk cookshacks. In the 1970s the Singaporean government took the ext...

  • Singapore: A Grilling Nirvana

    huffingtonpost.com 05 Feb '16, 10pm

    Singapore's government also helped. In Singapore, as throughout Southeast Asia, the best grilling (not to mention noodle dishes, soups, stir-fries, and the like) turns up not at restaurants, but at pushcarts and sidewalk cookshacks. In the 1970s the Singaporean government took the ext...

  • The New Age of Branding: It is all About the Experience - Huffington Post

    The New Age of Branding: It is all About the Experience

    huffingtonpost.com 01 Feb '16, 10pm

    The ubiquitous world of marketing is ever emerging and evolving. In fact, one might argue that those charged with the responsibility of influencing the consumer do not have the luxury of standing still for if they do, the trends, the trendy and the trending will simply trample them. U...