A few days ago, when I was riding the train, my girlfriend asked me for a debriefing on the big news of the last week. So I told her: death of a Supreme Court justice, and no one’s sure how he’ll be replaced; battle between giant tech corporation and giant law enforcement agency over the fate of your smartphone privacy; increasingly real possibility that an openly racist reality TV star will take the Republican presidential nomination. “Now I’m feeling really depressed,” she answered. “I wish I hadn’t asked.”
As Deborah Cohan entered the operating room at San Francisco's Mt. Zion Hospital to undergo a double mastectomy, she would have been fully within her rights to go ballistic and throw stuff around.
Ten-year-old Tobias Bass has big dreams: He wants to be an Army pastor when he grows up so he can help bring comfort to dying soldiers on the front lines.
It certainly says something about the state of Hollywood today that a three minute ad produced at a fraction of the cost of most movies is more moving and poignant than almost anything the big studios have to offer.
ONE WEIRD TRICK to Being a Good Person: Here's a newly-conceived and filmed version of David Foster Wallace's 2005 Kenyon commencement speech "This Is Water" (using an abridged version of the original audio), for visual learners among you.
This video was tailor-made for Monday mornings.
Seeking to reclaim the world record for oldest paraglider, a 104-year-old British woman successfully jumped off a 2,400ft Cypriot cliff two weeks ago.
Get pumped, everybody. That thing you were going to do, but were too afraid to do, well you're going to do it! No chance of failing after watching this video! Or, just watch and enjoy. It's sweet, succinct, and inspirational.