Ronald Reagan called him the “Mad Dog of the Middle East” and treated him as such, launching a bombing raid against his compound that purportedly killed a member of his family and scared Moammar Gadhafi silly, reining him in for 20 long years.

As my father said then, Gadhafi has a goal of a Muslim...

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Humble Beginnings

By Robert Stevenson, Posted March 17th 2011

The following was written by speaker, trainer, and author, Robert Stevenson.

In the early 1960’s, Phillip Knight and his college track coach, William Bowerman, sold imported Japanese sneakers from the backend of a station wagon. They invested $1,000 in start-up costs to get their company off and...

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Making Every Oil Calorie Count

By Amanda Little, Posted March 10th 2011

The following was written by environmental reporter and author of "Power Trip," Amanda Little, for The New York Times:

AS turmoil in Libya pushes up the price of oil, American consumers are once again feeling the sting of $3.50-a-gallon gasoline. But the impact of costly crude on our lives and...

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"Pink Bat" Stairs

By Michael McMillan, Posted March 9th 2011

The following was written by best-selling author and world leader in creative thinking, Michael McMillan.

This short video is an excellent (and fun) example of “Pink Bat” thinking… turning “problems” into solutions. The perceived problem was the stairs… most people preferred using the escalator...

Uncle Sam is spending a lot of your tax dollars on programs that do the exact same thing as other federal programs, and you are paying the tab, a shocking new report shows.

According to a report by the watchdog Government Accounting Office (GAO), Uncle Sam hosts 47 job-training programs, 44 of...


Ray Kurzweil in the News

By Michael Smallbone, Posted March 3rd 2011

You can catch Ray Kurzweil on Charlie Rose tonight, March 3rd, on PBS, along with Barry Ptolemy, the director of Transcendent Man, an acclaimed documentary film about Ray's life and ideas. The film released yesterday on iTunes and is already one of the top 20 downloads.

Below is a list of other...

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Making Sense

By Michael Reagan, Posted February 23rd 2011

The turmoil and shocking thuggery we are now witnessing in Madison, Wis. is at a level seldom seen in America in this era. School teachers, of all people, are setting bad examples for their students. Some engage in outright fraud, aided by medical doctors giving them phony diagnoses of...

We would like to congratulate Scott MacIntyre on his recent engagement to his fiancee, Christina Teich. Scott captured the hearts of millions as a finalist on season 8 of American Idol. Being the first ever visually impaired AI finalist, he won over fans with his vocal and piano skills, as well...

Alexis Glick

We are proud to report that at this year's Super Bowl in Dallas, Texas, Alexis Glick announced her new role as CEO of Gen YOUth, a foundation to fight childhood obesity. The foundation was launched with a historic Memorandum of Understanding between the Department of Agriculture, the Department...

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Raising "Media Healthy" Children

By Maureen Healy, Posted February 3rd 2011

Just yesterday, a mother called me about her daughter Delia. Delia, age 8, was voted off of her classroom lunch table. Apparently all of her "friends" had been watching reality television shows and like all kids do - begin imitating what they watched and believed to be true. Unfortunately, it...