This week, James Plunkett challenges his fellow millennials to stop pretending.
The machine of capitalism is hungry. Are you willing to stop feeding it, at least for a little bit? Doug Zeigler ponders valuing things over presence.
Reverend Neil O’Farrell with a heartbreaking story of homelessness and those times when our help feels helpless.
Here’s to the ingenuity of the unrestrained young mind. And also to the filmmaker, Nirvan, who organized a movement to give the little boy the awesomest day of his life.
All of Pat Brothwell’s technology decided to malfunction last weekend, what he learned about himself was eye opening.
Whether it is being open about sexual orientation or how their day went, Jacob Nordby wonders if social media actually open doors for guys which they would otherwise not have?
Mark Brand asks, where do we go to die online? And if you’re not on social media, how can you prove you exist?
With social media, we all have the ability to help others. The founders of Detroit Dog Rescue know that more than anyone. They were a winner of last years Toyota’s #100CarsforGood—and you can vote now for this years winner.
The problem with the images of perfection we see in the media is that they divide the world in two. Where would you rather belong?
John Brier believes that “social networking doesn’t necessarily make us feel worse, but it can. Understanding how it can can teach us to behave so it doesn’t”.
Everyone has their Disney Side, and a bunch of popular Internet dads and family-friendly all-stars were given the opportunity to show theirs. It was something close to magical.
Chris M. Anderson tackles the rather large question of how we as a society go about talking about masculinity without shame.
Tim O’Connor was on a golf trip in South Africa when he saw the pair of shoes that will be forever etched in his mind as a symbol of what Mandela was fighting for.
All signs point to the minimum wage being a major issue in 2014.
Gint Aras believes it’s easy to be cool. But alternative? That’s a bit more challenging.
Scott Sonnon knows what is involved in taking a hit. And in preparing for his Tedx Talk he faced the hardest one of all.
Mark Radcliffe reminds us of the importance of communicating love
Jeff Hay thinks parents should lead by example—and that you can learn a lot about a person from the way they handle a bar stool.
Mark Sherman has four grandsons and wants boys who act in typical boy ways to feel good about themselves. Society, at least in schools, may be sending a different message.
Cameron Conaway believes that if Pope Francis were Mr. Francis the junior high teacher, he’d be lambasted and ridiculed by about 35% of the US population.
Devon Sanders asks if you’d accept the burden of knowing everything about Michael Jackson’s life to possess his talent, fame and fortune for 24 hours.
Jacob Tucker’s brother just turned 24. And it’s time Jacob told him what he really thinks about him.
Matthew Remski and Michael Stone write about the spirituality of fatherhood and family life.
Ben Martin listens to the way we talk to kids. And he finds it incomprehensible that we can’t give them the respect we give to adults.