Why U.S. Hospitals Are Closing

Why U.S. Hospitals Are Closing

When we first heard that Mercy had decided to close this hospital permanently, the community was in a state of shock. Anger. Disappointment. We thought it would always be here. When bad things happen in our lives we like to blame people. And there was a lot of finger pointing. In rural towns across the […]

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WATCH LIVE: Senators explain their positions in Trump impeachment trial – 2/4/2020

WATCH LIVE: Senators explain their positions in Trump impeachment trial – 2/4/2020

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The Navy SEAL Spiritual Ritual For Overcoming Laziness

The Navy SEAL Spiritual Ritual For Overcoming Laziness

If you’re having trouble sticking to your morning routine, here are some things you can do. First of all, upon your alarm clock going off, I want you to close your eyes and think of a moment in time when you felt victory in your mind. Then take nine deep, solemn breaths to intake the […]

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First step for Mars colony?

First step for Mars colony?

These inflatable pods could be the way we colonize Mars. The Bigelow Expandable Activity Module – or BEAM – is about to undergo its most important test. It will inflate for the very first time on Thursday while attached to the International Space Station. Measuring just 5.7 by 7.7 feet it will eventually expand to […]

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Living On $80K A Year In Washington, DC | Millennial Money

Living On $80K A Year In Washington, DC | Millennial Money

I’m a native Washingtonian. I don’t see myself living anywhere else. Also, my background in museum historic preservation, D.C. is just full of history and culture. I’m Angel Thompson. I’m 28 years old. I live in Washington, D.C., and I make $80,000 a year. I helped lead the foundation’s effort to enable the National Park […]

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How Amazon Fends Off Unions

We are not anti-union, but we are not neutral either. Well, we understand unions work in some industries, they would conflict with our culture, customer obsession and direct working relationship. Throughout Amazon’s 25-year history, there have been multiple rumblings of workers trying to unionize. The people united will never be defeated. But none of those […]

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Why Star Wars Failed In China

Even if you’ve never seen a “Star Wars” film, you know the phrase George Lucas’s space opera is a cornerstone of the modern film industry and a cultural phenomenon around the globe. Struggle, if you would pardon my stealing of film line In the U.S., the ten films in the “Star Wars” franchise have grossed […]

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China’s cultural revolution 50 years later

China’s cultural revolution 50 years later

It was on this day in 1966 that Mao Zedong began China’s cultural revolution. Hundreds of thousands of people were killed as the country transformed itself over the course of a decade. Mao called for the cleansing of China’s government and army and asked his fellow citizens for help. The civil unrest spread throughout the […]

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