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September, 2014

July, 2014

  • 25 July

    Window Washer Superheroes


    There are two professions that might seem to have absolutely no connection, but when you look at them a little deeper, they’re more similar than you think. What are these important jobs? Window washers and superheroes. They are always needed and risk their lives to make our days a little ...

  • 22 July

    Purple Heart from a Hero to a Hero

    Purple heart

    A Waukesha, Wis. 12-year-old stabbing victim has shown an inspirational and unshakeable spirit and strength since the May 31 incident. People around the world have shown their support of this brave, unidentified-middle-school student by sending her mailbags full of one of her favorite things in the world: purple hearts. Even ...

June, 2014

  • 13 June

    Exoskeleton Gives New Mobility

    Human Brain Exoskeleton

      In an emotional and breathtaking start to the FIFA World Cup 2014 festivities in Brazil, the first game was kicked into action by a 29-year-old paraplegic man from São Paulo, Brazil, by the name of Juliano Pinto. The long-time athlete who was injured in an automobile accident in 2006, ...

  • 11 June

    Once Conjoined Twins, Now Co-Smart

    Twin Valedictorian

    Emily and Caitlin Copeland, twin sisters from Houston, TX, have shared everything throughout their 18 years. It was not a surprise when they were given the honor of representing their fellow Lutheran High North students as co-valedictorians for the Class of 2014. They say that twins share a special bond ...

  • 10 June

    Pearls Before Swine and Hobbes: So #Good!

    Pearls Before Calvin

    Pearls Before Swine is a weekly comic strip found in more than 600 newspapers nationwide, but until a luminary in the cartooning world paid a visit, too many were unfamiliar with this hilarious collection of cartoon misfits. Bill Watterson, creator of the missed and much beloved Calvin and Hobbes series, numbers ...

  • 6 June

    Tetris Turns 30: Where Did the Time Go? Oh yeah…

    Tetris Turns 30

      Oh how I despise you. Loathe you. Want to throw you out of a moving car so that I can turn around and run over you! But then again, we’ve spent so many hours together in your 30 years, and I am always up for the challenge — I’m ...

  • 5 June

    Athena Orchard: Thru Looking Glass, Into Hearts

    Athena Orchard Mirror

    Hope and encouragement are rarely the feelings expressed by a family in mourning over the loss of a child. On the surface, there is nothing to make this situation better. Nothing to bring her back. Nothing to fill that hole in a parent’s or sibling’s heart. But when you look beyond the surface, ...

  • 4 June

    Panera Bread Just Got Really Real

    Panera Bread

    Panera Bread Co. has decided to become one of the realest of the real in the casual dining, multi-state restaurant business: by 2016, artificial colors, flavors, sweeteners and preservatives — you don’t have to go home, but you can’t stay here. More and more Americans are watching what they put into their ...

May, 2014