- Responding To Hurricane Sandy
The Red Cross gets most of the mainstream press for disaster relief but the work of Samaritan’s Purse is outstanding, and they comes in the name of Jesus.
- Lemonade stand vs. cancer: Boy raises $80,000 to aid research
Max Igoe is a hero. There are many more like him that need more press!
- Paragliders’ stunning views during seven-hour, 204-mile record-breaking flight across America’s Red Desert
You gotta follow this link… the photos are INCREDIBLE!
- Ditch that crossword and take a walk if you want to beat dementia
“A study has found physical exercise, rather than mind-stretching activities, offers the best protection against excessive shrinking of the brain in later life.”
- Stray Cat Saves a Homeless Man’s Life
No, he didn’t go all Lassie and rescue James Bowen from a well but the emotional support to a hurting man can not be undervalued.
The creator of this gif deserves mad props because it’s clearly the greatest animated gif of all time! Think you can do better? Because I don’t think you can.
And now for something completely different…
Wow, a couple of these media fail are truly outstanding. Almost as if they were planning it all along.
As Jim Rome says, “Game recognizes game.”
So when Tiny Archibald said the following, people take note. “But if you look at all the great point guards who have worn the Celtics uniform, Rajon Rondo does more than any of us put together.”
Check out this great story about the progression of Rondo as a point guard.
Rajon Rondo ranks among Celtics greats
He earns the praise of his point-guard predecessors
Big Blue Nation has produced some incredible players over the years, especially with John Calipari in the past three years, but Rajon Rondo may be the best of them all.
Dr. Eben Alexander, a neurosurgeon, was in a coma for 7 days. Afterwards, he came back with a wildly different view of how the soul exists by itself, and is distinct from the body.
There is no scientific explanation for the fact that while my body lay in coma, my mind—my conscious, inner self—was alive and well. While the neurons of my cortex were stunned to complete inactivity by the bacteria that had attacked them, my brain-free consciousness journeyed to another, larger dimension of the universe: a dimension I’d never dreamed existed and which the old, pre-coma me would have been more than happy to explain was a simple impossibility.
After reading that, see if you agree with his claim that science proves heaven is real.
If he can these amazing juggling tricks with just one ball, imagine what he could do with two, OR THREE?!?
The possibilities are limitless.
Learning, at its core, is truly all about problem solving. Games present problems in environments that are more engaging so more people like to endeavor to solve them.
Finally, “higher” education is starting to get smart.
There wasn’t just one reason. There were many.
It was the proverbial “no brainer.”
With the Harrison twins picking Kentucky, the rest of college basketball is on notice. Until something changes, Kentucky basketball will continue to be the top
- NY bus driver catches girl, 7, in three-story plunge
Watch the video! Incredible!
- Coffee Skin Cancer: Caffeine Consumption Linked With Lower Risk Of Basal Cell Carcinoma
It just keeps getting better and better…
- Eleven Well-Paying Jobs that Don’t Require a 4-Year Degree
The concept that college is mandatory is ridiculous. It’s a mindset that’s largely true but taken too far. Most professionals don’t even use their college specialization in their current work.
- I’d like a beer, 70-year-old says after icy 6-day ordeal in Alps.
After that much time, I’d ask for two beers.
- 10 of America’s best historic restaurants
Powerful list for the cuisine connoisseurs among us.
STOP! Before you start this movie, shut the door, close the blinds, put your headphones on, close your eyes and take a deep breath.
Ok, now you’re ready. Enjoy!
In putting together an email for a friend, I thought I’d compile this collection of the musically gifted for future reference. It began after I saw the special about Derek Paravicini.
Enjoy and share! Let me know if I need to add more. In no particular order…
Michael Hedges – Aerial Boundaries
Groove – Victor Wooten
Les Claypool Bass Solo
Bela Fleck & The Flecktones – The Sinister Minister
Buddy Rich Drum Solo 1970 – Best Drum Solos
Tony Royster Jr. Drumsolo
Stravinsky Petrushka – Yuja Wang
La Campanella by Yundi Li
Tomorrow? Perhaps this 6-Year Old Piano Prodigy.
All hail El Willy… the newest YouTube sensation. Ay caramba!
University of Kentucky basketball players drafted in the NBA in just three years—2010, 2011 and 2012.
- You’ll want to keep your eyes open for this one… America’s tallest roller coaster opens amid spectacular views
Can’t talk now… booking a flight to Denver… Cliffhanger here we come!
- Boy, 9, gives away Disney World trip to family of fallen soldier
I love warm stories like these. Does that mean I’m getting old?
- Paralyzed Teen Walks At High School Graduation
Patrick Ivison is an inspiration. We need more stories like this and less about crime and death.
- Want to Live to 100? Sleep
It’s not so difficult to have a happy, healthy life… follow what the Bible says. It’s in there!
- Donations for bullied bus monitor soar past $500,000
Sure Karen was mistreated and that’s shameful but wow, it wasn’t nearly as bad as I imagined given the outcry.
- US unemployment claims hit 4-year low of 357K
Good news but imagine the numbers if the government would get out of the way and let our economy run.
- “Don’t call me a hero … It’s just what you do”
But you are a hero. I applaud you!
- Sliced Bread Just Got Better
Science is finding ways to create nutrition rich foods cheaper and faster.
- The Week Obama Jumped the Shark
Obama just doesn’t get it. Our country is founded on freedom, for the most people. Not power in the hands of the elites.
- New Toilet System Transform Waste into Electricity
Too many kids? No problem! Turn that poop into cash!