Monthly Archives: May 2014

Life Changing Movies

Some movies are so powerful that they stay with you for days or even weeks after watching them. Some movies permanently change the way you look at the world. Here are some movies we have chosen that we think are must-see films:   1. “What’s Eating Gilbert Grape” Oftentimes, you can judge a movie by how it makes you feel after it ends.… Read More

Apple To Buy Dr. Dre’s Beats for $3 Billion

The Apple logo next to Beats headphones to promote the new partnership

You gotta get it – get it Get it, playa Count all the cash up You gotta get it, get it, get it  That’s Dr. Dre, if you were wondering, from a track called “Get Your Money Right.” Accompanied by The Game and reigning rapper-turned-wildly-successful mogul Jay-Z (he of immortal “I’m not a businessman, I’m a… Read More

Living Healthy in an 8-5 World: Spotlight on Personal Trainer Kayla Itsines

Header from Instagram. (instagram.com/kayla_itsines)

For Australian personal trainer, author, and entrepreneur Kayla Itsines, a “bikini body” is not just a physical archetype aspiration. With over 667,000 followers on Instagram (and counting!), Itsines has the opportunity to share her advice and expertise with women all over the world every day.   While working at an all-women’s gym shortly after graduating from… Read More

Edward Snowden Opens Up to NBC

“Is Edward Snowden a #Traitor or a # Patriot?”   The question is remarkable mainly for its permanence. Nearly a year after Snowden leaked classified NSA documents to journalists regarding a multitude of top-secret surveillance programs before taking spectacular flight for foreign pastures, there remains a startling lack of consensus on his legacy.   Brian… Read More

The Body Confidence Crisis: How to Rock Your Body

In an increasingly digital world, it is impossible to escape the omnipresent media portrayal of beauty: ads everywhere consistently portray women who are way below the average healthy body weight; female protagonists in mainstream films are almost exclusively made up of thin, flawless women; and the average woman’s war with excessive, misleading airbrushing has finally come to… Read More

Viral Video Shows Wealth Inequality in America

This video starts out by pointing out how few Americans know about the true inequality in America:   A Harvard Business professor and economist asked more than 5,000 Americans how they thought wealth was distributed in the United States. He then asked them what they thought the ideal should be. 92 percent, that’s at least… Read More