The World Wide Web is turning out to be a angry place. The rise of the internet has birthed something inside people. Comment threads on social media highlight the darkest and contentious thoughts that people have. While in the past, they would just remain thoughts; people seem to be spouting their dislike everywhere. Jobs have … Continue reading The Civility of Internet Interaction is Waning
Death has a price tag. The average cost of a funeral is starting around $10,000. Recently, someone I know passed away and wanted to be buried at Woodlawn Cemetery in the Bronx, New York. The plot alone was $11,000. Needless to say, the family sought out more affordable options. The costs are astronomical and it’s … Continue reading Can You Afford to Die?
Bill Conner was reunited with his daughter in a very special away. She passed away suddenly on a family vacation and her parents decided to donate her organs. During a 2000 mile journey to bring awareness to organ donation, he met the recipient of his daughter's heart. Losing a loved one is very difficult. Donating … Continue reading Daily Inspiration: Father Hears Daughter’s Donated Heart
America's education system is that of a failing one. We all might ask who is to blame for our country's ridiculous shortfalls? The government? the lack of discipline from a family system? The drive or will of the student? All of the above. As a nation we have failed ourselves and future contenders to provide … Continue reading Failings of Public Education