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  • 5 Incredibly Valuable Artifacts That Were Destroyed

      Share   The fabric of our lives, naturally preserved artifacts, can be worth some serious dough — but people rarely get away with heisting these valuable artifacts due to the major security in museums all over the world. Riots and looting, however, sometimes trump these security measures and many artifacts are destroyed in the […]

  • 10 Incredible Commercials Created by Great Music Video Directors

    The road to becoming a successful director is a long, complicated and arduous one. As any film student will know, it takes talent, perseverance, dedication and a lot of hard work to make it into the director’s chair (a little bit of luck helps, too). As with any creative process, film directing is about learning, […]

  • 10 Most Inappropriate Celebrity Product Lines

    Celebrities and celebrity news are everywhere. Even normally high-brow publications can’t help but occasionally be tempted to comment on Lindsay Lohan’s latest shenanigans or Charlie Sheen’s offensive outbursts. The problem with all this attention is that celebrities occasionally believe their own hype. What’s even worse is that sometimes they think can develop a product that […]

  • Best Super Bowl Commercials 1989-2010

    What’s the best Super Bowl commercial ever? Reebok’s 2003 Terry Tate commercial, of course. But that’s not the focus of this list. We’re here to give you the best Super Bowl commercial of the year, for the past 21 years. Needless to say, some years were better than others. See the proudest moments in Superbowl […]

  • Founders’ Advice for New Entrepreneurs

    This is a guest post by Robert Jordan. Want to know how some of America’s most successful entrepreneurs made it? Here are some jolts of inspiration and shots of courage for new business owners, gleaned from interviews with 45 of America’s leading company founders. Too little funding forces discipline. The upside of having too little […]

  • 10 Prep Schools That Cost More Than Elite Universities

    What’s the easiest way to get into an elite university? Have rich parents, of course. Or find another way, like financial aid, to finangle your way into a prep school. Prep schools, especially those on the East Coast, are assembly lines for minting rich and famous people. Ironically enough, for boarding students, many of these […]

  • 25 Inspirational Mother’s Day Quotes

    Need some sayings to honor your mom this Mother’s Day? You’re sure to find something in the 25 inspirational Mother’s Day quotes below: 1. A mother is not a person to lean on, but a person to make leaning unnecessary. –Dorothy Canfield Fisher 2. Mothers hold their children’s hands for a short while, but their […]

  • The 5 Most Famous Militias in US History

    The recent arrest of the Hutaree militia have brought a classic US tradition back into the limelight. Militias, which helped us win independence during the Revolutionary War, are as American as apple pie. Militias have tripled in number since 2008, making them especially relevant today. To acknowledge the American militia in its multiple forms, we’ve […]

  • Full Obama Speech to Kids Transcript

    When I heard the GOP accuse the Obama speech to kids of pushing a socialist agenda, I had to get my hands on a copy of the transcript. This complete transcript comes from Whitehouse.gov. This rather boring, predictable speech turns the socialist agenda hype on its head: Hello everyone – how’s everybody doing today? I’m […]

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    25 Rich Athletes Who Went Broke

    Athletes may boast eye-popping sports abilities, but when it comes to money, their inability to control their bad spending habits comes out. More than two-thirds (78%) of former NFL players are broke or financially stressed after retirement, and 60% of former NBA players go broke five years after retiring, A very large number (78%) of […]

  • The Business of Bowl Games: It’s All About Money

    The New York Times recently published a provocative article on the swindle…err, business of the Bowl Championship Series (BCS) and college bowls: Statistically, the system is such an abomination that at least one expert…advocated that no self-respecting statistician should have anything to do with it…he wrote that the B.C.S. computer rankings serve as little more […]

  • 25 Hottest Women of Business: 1-10

    Business Accomplishments: High-level management at Google. Marissa Mayer was one of the first 20 employees at Google, so she has obviously been influential in steering the company towards its massive success and market share dominance. She currently serves as Google’s VP of Search Product and User Experience and de facto spokesperson. Her job is to […]

  • Mary Mazzio: The Most Interesting Olympian You’ve Never Heard Of

    I wanted to post on Olympians turned entrepreneur, but Forbes beat me to it. I had a great time looking through their list (and making assumptions about who’d had work done…) What surprised me, however, was that nearly all the world class athletes they profiled were working in sports related fields – all but one. […]