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Winnie the Pooh Saga 100 Years Old Today

How many among us fondly recall the wonderful stories of  the “silly old bear,” Winnie the Pooh?  These stories were either read to us as children or we read them to our own children.  In the UK, Winnie the Pooh is the #1 fictional character among British children; in Canada, Winnie is the #2 favorite character, […]

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The Most Expensive Food In The World: 10 Lavish Alternatives To Your Everyday Dishes

 Wagyu beef steak sandwich, served open-face, with garlic aioli and accompanied by chips (fries)    Does the food ordered by the very rich taste similar to the food ordered by the average diners?  My guess is it isn’t.  Otherwise, why would wealthy people pay such HUGE prices for their meals out?  However, FinancesOnline.Com and writer Chris […]

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How to Jump Off the Excuse Train and Reach Your Goals

  Have you ever noticed that your excuses for not succeeding at something seem so logical at the time?  However, you may have also noticed that they don’t show up well under the light of reason.  Here is an article taken from News and Experts press release, sent to me by Ginny Grimsley.  It offers […]

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4 Ways Anyone Can Be More Like a Marine

What do the United States Marines mean to you?  For some around the world they mean terror; for others they are one of the stable standards of defense with honor.  Although I’m a Canadian, I am impressed with the way the Marines conduct themselves.  I watched “Blackhawk Down” the other day and was in tears […]

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Net Worth of Celebrities: Secret Tricks That LeBron and Other Stars Use To Save Money

Submitted by Alex Hillsberg Big income means big taxes. But not for some celebrities. Many of them know how to wiggle out of IRS’ tentacles to save money. And when you’re earning by the millions, your tax savings can also mean millions. The infographic below features some of the celebrities who were able to take […]

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Oprah and Ellen

Women make an average of 30% less than men: $.70 cents to a man’s $1.00. Women of color fair even worse when it comes to income—making just around $.64 cents to a white man’s dollar. While the odds are against the average woman, especially the average minority woman, in the United States some women have […]

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Press Release re New Director of the FBI

IACP ENDORSES COMEY NOMINATION   Alexandria, VA – The International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) today endorsed the nomination of James B. Comey to serve as the next Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). “Throughout his career, Mr. Comey has demonstrated an unyielding commitment to safeguarding our nation,” stated IACP President Craig […]

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Exercising for Seniors: Move It or Lose It

Five Moves to Put Seniors Back in the Game  §§§ For Americans 65 and older, falling down can be the worst thing to happen to them, according to statistics from the National Council on Aging: • One in three seniors experiences a significant fall each year • Every 18 seconds, a senior is admitted into an emergency room […]

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Current Demand for Computer & Software Employees Giving New Job Hope

Demand for Computer & Software Jobs Offers 2nd Career Opportunity ‘You Don’t Have to be a Math Whiz to Learn,’ Says Trainer/Programmer There are plenty of good jobs to be found on sites like Monster and Craigslist, says Mark Lassoff, a self-described computer geek and founder of LearnToProgram, Inc. (www.LearnToProgram.tv). The problem is, the glut […]

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Mountain gorillas die from human virus

After I had read about the plight of mountain gorillas in Dian Fossey’s Gorillas in the Mist, I came across a press release in 2011 that intrigued and saddened me.  Somehow, the release got lost and didn’t surface until recently.  Still wanting to publish this story, I wrote the University of California, Davis, to find out if the […]

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