Shaq “Blesses” Somebody Every Day

Shaquille O’Neal is a retired NBA Hall of Famer. He is still a commentator on TNT during the NBA season. He is universally liked by people from all ages, races and backgrounds. He has earned a lot of money over the years and has invested wisely. He is wise enough to understand that he could never spend it all, so …

Two Heroes Save a Man’s Life

Marcus Harvey and Tre Jones were hanging out together on a Sunday afternoon in 2020. That’s when they smelled smoke. They followed the smoke to a house on South Adams street in Marion, Indiana. When they arrived a small crowd of people had gathered in front of the house. They were just standing there. Some were even filming it on …

Transgender Females in Female Sports: What is Fair?

Very few issues in America have sparked greater debate than the one about transgender females competing in female sports. Emotions are high on both sides of the issue, and many people are just not able to have a civil conversation about the facts of this issue. However, in this post, no daggers will be thrown and there are no hidden …

A Deeper Look at the Will Smith Oscars Moment

Last night at the Academy Awards (a.k.a. “the Oscars”), comedian Chris Rock was on stage to present an award. As most comedians do in this situation, he told a few jokes. As is customary, the audience is typically the subject of these jokes. In his final joke, Chris made a comment about Jada Smith, the wife of actor Will Smith: …

War, Oil & Politics

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you know that President Putin of Russia has instigated a war on Ukraine. Ukraine is a former territory of the USSR, and for a variety of reasons, Putin wants this territory back. So, he amassed a bunch of troops along the border of Ukraine and recently launched an attack. Putin was expecting the …

Eileen Gu: Traitor or Unifier?

Eileen Gu was born and raised in San Francisco. Her mother is originally from China, coming to America as a college student and never moving home to China. Eileen’s father is an American. Eileen also lived about 25% of her time in China (summer vacations and holidays). She speaks fluent English and Chinese. Eileen was introduced to skiing at Lake …

Homeless Man Gets his Dreams Fulfilled

Charlie is a wealthy tic toc video creator. He makes a living fulfilling other people’s dreams. He drives around cities and asks homeless people, “What is your dream?” If he feels a connection and he believes he can help, he puts a lot of effort into turning her/his dreams into a reality. In this particular case, Richard Hutchins wanted to …

Deaf-Owned, Deaf-Operated Pizzaria Provides Food & Education

Ryan Maliszewski is the founder and CEO of Mozzeria Restaurant in Washington, D.C.  The streets surrounding Mozzeria are loud and bustling, but when you step inside, it is strangely quiet. The reason is that Ryan is deaf and essentially only hires deaf people to cook, serve and clean this wonderful restaurant. Thus, the public must figure out different ways to …