29 Feb 2016

This Toddler’s Take on Playing with Rescued Puppy Is Too Adorable for Words

Who doesn’t believe that a home with a toddler AND a puppy will be a lot of fun? But when this couple rescued a puppy from an out-of-state animal kill shelter that is literally located on the landfill where they dispose of euthanized dogs, the reward they got was more than they expected. Pup and tyke have…

23 Feb 2016

What Would You Do?: American Soldier Defends Muslim Worker

You see another person being bullied in public. How do you react? In this heartwarming clip from ABC’s “What Would You Do?”, a cafe patron throws inflammatory remarks at a Muslim-American deli worker to challenge restaurant patrons. When he tests an American soldier, the results are… beautiful. We salute you, soldier. A true American hero.

20 Jan 2016

Need to Change Your Facebook Filters?: How to Handle the “Down” Side of Social Media

A few years ago, while tucked in at a coffee shop downtown Chicago, a news crew surprised me with the opportunity to become the focus of an “on-the-street” interview. The story was on “The Facebook Blues,” since a study had come out saying that Facebook was making users depressed, and the question of the day was: Do…

26 Dec 2015

MiFlight: Avoid Airport Aggravation!

How long is the airport security line? Every flyer wants to know. The answer is here. And we're all part of the solution.

20 Dec 2015

Last Minute Gifts for Tech and Gadget Lovers

Need to get that certain person (friend, family member, colleague, etc.) a gift, and all you know is they spend a lot of time plugged into their gadgets? Look no further, get them one of these cool tech gifts.

30 Nov 2015

Korean Monks to the Rescue

Bicycles in Korea are different, the handbrakes are on opposite sides from where they would be in the west. In a moment of panic, it’s easy to pull the wrong one. That thought would only occur to Barbara O’Connor after she had sailed over her handle bars and skidded face down on a mountain road…

20 Nov 2015

Sensitivity as a Super Power

Esteemed physicist Stephen Hawking said, “The human failing I would most like to correct is aggression.” And I couldn’t agree more. Many of the character traits that we celebrate include or manifest themselves with some form of aggression. Our current iterations of ambition and business lend themselves to some form of forwardness, attack, against and…

20 Aug 2015

10 Ways to not be a Dick on Public Transportation

It’s no stretch to assume that those who commute daily on public transportation have some sort of hopeful expectation that their commute will go smoothly. It’s not ideal, and based around the times in which they are forced to go on their commute, it’s certainly not comfortable. While in the morning their time on public…