Wasn’t it an amazing feeling the day you started reading? As a child reading for the very first time, we all felt like we could conquer the world, right? Don’t tell me you don’t remember this critical moment in your early life! Okay, okay, I’m exaggerating a bit. Actually, the ...
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 ...
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 ...
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, ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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, ...
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 ...
We complain too often about young people and rich folks showing very little genuine concern for the world around them. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, Priscilla Chan, prove that you can have money, youth and a heart for pursuing global good. The couple plans to share $120 million of their ...
“Butterfly in the Sky, I can go twice as high…,” make it an even million times and we have a deal! Reading Rainbow, the beloved PBS program that ran from 1983-2009, has gained new life. And it’s all because of “viewers (or Kickstarters) like you.” LeVar Burton, the show’s executive ...
If you’re in or around San Francisco, Los Angeles or New York City, make sure you are following your new Twitter best friend: @hiddencash. The account, purportedly linked to a millionaire hiding up to $100 around San Fran, Oakland and San Jose, plans to take his or her show to additional ...