Cutting in Line Is Not OK—Unless You Use ReservationHop

Cutting in Line by Will

Power has its privileges, but apps can level the playing field—unless of course, they’re designed to entitle the entitled.

Why I Put 10 Years on My Back to Play Show & Tell at Microsoft’s YouthSpark Live


I carried the last 10 years of my life in a book bag in order to illustrate to teens and millennials that successful entrepreneurship is about building a culture of achievement, not branding.  — When former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer last year announced Microsoft YouthSpark, a company-wide, global initiative to create opportunities for 300 million youth […]

How to Choose the Best Educational App for Your Child

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Developers make big promises about educational value and often design their products with the aim of getting users hooked. However, you will not miss out on the opportunities apps offer as long as you choose wisely, by using your life experiences and drawing on expertise of those around you.

That Time a 7 Year-Old Pitched Me His Story


Standing in front of a corner store on a hot June day in Philly, a former student tells me why he’s newsworthy.

Cooling Up the Conversations on Global Warming

Phresh Philly Mismatched

B.O.L.D member Rashaun “DJ Reezey®” Williams is putting a spin on sustainability with swag and expertise.

Can Philadelphians Afford to Pay for Fresh Air?


Philly is the 11th most polluted city in the U.S and a metropolis with the highest rate of deep poverty, so if someone did sell cans of fresh air, could anyone afford it?

Put That Thing Away

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What does it look like to the other person when you can’t put your phone down while having a conversation? This video nails it.

Is Constant Distraction Killing You Inside?


The need to be constantly connected to technology may be rotting our lives from the inside out. Michael Russer shares 10 action items to help you reclaim your life.

Keeping Up With Your Kid in the Digital Age

Keeping Up With Your Kid in the Digital Age

Philip Masterson advocates for parents to take an active role in the digital lives of their children and initiate healthy discussions about the dangers of online interactions.