A tribute to these Medal of Honor Recipients

The prestigious Medal of Honor has been awarded by the President of United States to over 3,400 recipients. Some of the bravest and the most selfless Coast Guardsmen, Marines, Airmen, Sailors and Soldiers receive this decoration to pay tribute to their acts of heroism and bravery. All soldiers deserve our respect and honor because they do what most of us [...]

By |January 30th, 2014|Culture, Good Deeds, Lists|1 Comment

5 of James Randi’s Biggest Debunkings

Our cultures love and fear the unknown. Mystical magic tricks and supernatural phenomena give us both sparks of enjoyment and skepticism. You might think that magicians and illusionists are the pioneers for misguiding the public with trickery. James Randi stands in blatant contrast to that stereotype. James is very popular for his career as an escape artist and a performing [...]

By |January 30th, 2014|Culture, Role models|1 Comment

Dolphins Slaughtered!

WARNING: This article contains graphic content in regards to the slaughtering of dolphins in Japan. It may be unsettling news to some, but it deserves more media attention than it is receiving. Ever since humans could see dolphins curving up out of the water we have had an obsession with the animals. Their majestic and peaceful nature made them loveable [...]

By |January 29th, 2014|Culture, Nature|3 Comments

5 Surprisingly Deadly Cute Animals

Ever since cats took over the internet, it has become far less taboo for one to indulge in adorable animals. There are plenty of seemingly innocent animals roaming the pages of the web and in our homes as domestic companions that require only a minutes sacrifice of manliness to enjoy. But what if I told you that you didn’t have [...]

By |January 29th, 2014|Nature|1 Comment

20 seconds of insane courage

 (Names have been substituted to protect the identity of those involved) Bob was a towering giant and the company’s marketing director. The marketing director played one of the most strategic roles in ensuring the success of this multinational business.   He was an astute senior manager, experienced and highly qualified (law, science and business) feared and confident. He was very [...]

By |January 29th, 2014|Current Events, Employment, Role models, Uncategorized|22 Comments

Which Leader Is Worth More? Jamie Dimon vs. Clayton Kershaw

Some of the most interesting baseball and life observations were made by Yankee Hall of Fame Catcher, Yogi Berra. A few of Yogi’s more memorable quotes are: “When you get to a fork in the road, take it.” “Baseball is 90 percent mental. The other half is physical.” “You wouldn’t have won if we had beaten you.” Yes, Yogi is [...]

By |January 29th, 2014|Current Events, Finance, Sport|1 Comment

When should Juveniles be tried as Adults?

On December 25th, 1998, a sixteen-year-old boy approached his sleeping father with a knife. For reasons unknown, this boy had intentions of murder--and stabbed his father repeatedly in the head, neck, and arms. Because his attempt was ultimately unsuccessful, this juvenile, Shawn, was charged with attempted murder. During the trial, Shawn's attorney claimed he had been sleep walking, and thus [...]

By |January 28th, 2014|Current Events, Politics|3 Comments

Why Gamers make Great Innovators

The stereotype of what constitutes today’s average gamer is certainly less than flattering, as gamers are usually portrayed by the film and television industries in two different manners; ridiculously obsessive compulsive anti-social shut-ins or aggressive “bro gamers” who love to sling racial slurs and jokes about your mom over their headset while they teabag you in some military-esque shooter. It [...]

By |January 28th, 2014|Entertainment, Gaming, Technology|1 Comment

The Downfall of Bieber: When Child Stars Go Bad

At one time they stood as cultural icons. They cultivated a huge following of children and adults alike who reveled at their success. But why do we see some of the most successful child stars fall down a slippery slope after maturing? Macaulay Culkin Remember that adorable little kid that played the role of Kevin in the Home Alone movies? [...]

By |January 27th, 2014|Celebrities, Culture, Entertainment|11 Comments

Why women make better leaders

Most political leaders, CEOs and other powerful positions in companies are held by men. Yet, time and again it has been claimed that women are better leaders than men. The few powerful women that we've seen in our society are perceived to be lonely, emotional, tough and icy. These perceptions convey the general thoughts and anxieties we have about women [...]