Make-A-Wish Foundation Will Transform San Francisco Into Gotham City For Batman-Themed Wish From Five-Year Old Miles

Five-year-old Miles has leukemia. Described as “a sunny, positive little boy,” Miles finds strength in the super hero characters that he loves. Next month the Bay Area Make-A-Wish Foundation will help everyone find strength in Miles when they make his dream of becoming Batman come true. Miles’ big day as Batman happens on November 15th,Continue reading “Make-A-Wish Foundation Will Transform San Francisco Into Gotham City For Batman-Themed Wish From Five-Year Old Miles”

New York City Candy Cab Driver, Mansoor Khalid, Spreads Sweets & Love To Passengers

Mansoor Khalid, the driver behind the Candy Cab in New York City, hopes to provide a “little happiness to all” by giving his passengers free candy and chocolates along with a personal disco light-filled party in the backseat. Riders can also plug into the cab’s “blasting sound system” with their own devices to play music.Continue reading “New York City Candy Cab Driver, Mansoor Khalid, Spreads Sweets & Love To Passengers”

Wil Wheaton Explains To A Newborn Girl Why Being A Nerd Is Awesome

During a talk at the Calgary Comic & Entertainment Expo on April 27th, audience member Jennifer Black asked professional nerd Wil Wheaton to explain to her newborn daughter Violet why being a nerd is so awesome. Jennifer captured Wil’s inspiring answer on film for herself and others around the world to enjoy and pass onContinue reading “Wil Wheaton Explains To A Newborn Girl Why Being A Nerd Is Awesome”

Brad Meltzer – How To Write Your Own Obituary

Tonight I had the wonderful opportunity to hear Brad Meltzer speak and found him to be warm, funny and captivating; I only wish he had more time to share his wonderful stories. During his discussion the #1 New York Times bestselling author mentioned his TED Talk, “How To Write Your Own Obituary” to the audience.Continue reading “Brad Meltzer – How To Write Your Own Obituary”

Please Help My Brother & Sister-In-Law Raise Money For The St. Baldrick’s Foundation And Shave The Way To Conquer Kids’ Cancer

My Brother George and his wife, Jennifer  are going to do something pretty amazing and extreme. They are asking for your support. George and Jennifer are going to have their heads shaved at a St. Baldrick’s Foundation event on March 16th, 2012. With their bald heads, they’ll stand in solidarity with kids being treated forContinue reading “Please Help My Brother & Sister-In-Law Raise Money For The St. Baldrick’s Foundation And Shave The Way To Conquer Kids’ Cancer”

What Would Stephen King Say To His 16-Year-Old Self?

If you were to write a letter to your 16-year-old self, what would it say? In the book, Dear Me: A Letter to my Sixteen-Year Old Self, 75 celebrities, writers, musicians, athletes, and actors have written letters to their younger selves that give words of comfort, warning, humor, and advice. These letters present intimate, moving,Continue reading “What Would Stephen King Say To His 16-Year-Old Self?”

America, Meet Zach Anner

Oprah Winfrey and reality TV producer Mark Burnett (Survivor & The Apprentice) are joining forces in search of the next big TV star. People can upload their video audition or go to an open casting call if they feel they have that “IT” factor or think that they have something important to share. America canContinue reading “America, Meet Zach Anner”

The 2010 TIME 100 World’s Most Influential People List

TIME Magazine has just published their 100 world’s most influential people list for 2010. Some of the people you’ll encounter on this list are influential in the traditional sense — heads of state like Barack Obama, corporate leaders like Robin Li, CEO of the Chinese search-engine company Baidu. But the magazine also sought out peopleContinue reading “The 2010 TIME 100 World’s Most Influential People List”

Yes Virginia, There Is An iPad

Virginia Campbell is a 99-year-old Lake Oswego, Oregon resident and recently she made her first computer purchase – the Apple iPad. According to her daughter Ginny, the iPad’s zoom-in function has changed the glaucoma-suffering nonagenarian’s life, allowing her to rekindle her love affair with reading and writing.

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