Temple Grandin Shows Why Autism Doesn’t Have to be a Set Back

By Richard K. Noots People everywhere have Autism, and we aren’t really sure why. I mean, there are numerous causes and huge variations (Autism is a spectrum of things, and not caused by vaccines) which make it hard to pinpoint one thing and say “that’s it!” What we do know is that people with Autism can…

This Anchor Just Shocked His Entire Audience

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6DSEECD6JjU By Richard K. Noots Dave Benton, local news anchor, only has six months left to live. Now, this is news no person would want to receive. So, what did Dave do? Told his fans, that’s what. Some call him crazy, others call him brave. Me? Why not crazy brave? Cheesy, I know, but hear me out. Imagine you were told that…

This Isn’t a Picture, It’s Actually a Drawing!

By Richard K. Noots Zaria Forman is an artist who uses pastel drawing as the method to get her mind on canvas. Read that again: PASTEL DRAWINGS. Can you believe it? Well, maybe you can now, but once you scroll down, you won’t. Zaria gets the inspiration from her art due to her surroundings, like Greenland. She has a love…

This Comedian Loves Two Things: Jet Skis and Philanthropy

By Ivan Russo Kurt Braunohler, a man you might have seen on Comedy Central, is just a comedian that loves to help people. Of course, he also loves jet skis. While most people would be content with separating those two hobbies, Kurt has an expansive mind. Instead, he’s decided to use what he loves doing to garner money for a…

This Man Has An Idea For Those With Life In Prison, and It Involves a Camera

By Charlie DeWitts Have you ever been prison? Well, whether or not you have, you can still learn something from these guys. This TEDTalk presents the idea that people in prison are, in fact, still people, but people we can also learn from. Although their stories may be harrowing, they’re truthful. Sometimes, it’s honesty we need to here….

This Video Will Remind You that You Are Not Alone

By Jack Day For many when life gets challenging, the option of giving up is always a way out, and usually is the path taken. Maybe it is because of a lack of support or motivation. Maybe there is too much going on in their lives that life is overwhelming. Whatever the reason for wanting…

You’ll Love This Sweet Ocean Hack, If You Can Hold Your Breath

By Jack Day In case you have never heard of free diving, it is the equivalent of sky diving without a parachute. The only difference is you have a slightly better chance of living. As long as you’re experienced, and you can hold your breath for 10 minutes, you too can swim down to the…

5 Start Up Stories That Will Inspire You to Succeed

Image by: By FutUndBeidl By Richard K. Noots We could all use a little inspiration in our lives. Even if things are going great, sometimes we can still get down on ourselves for not doing enough. There’s no need to beat yourself up though. If you’re a man of business, perhaps you’ve had idle dreams…

This is a Mission of “Shock and Awwww …!”

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cf3ZJtOa-hU By Richard K. Noots Another story of proposals! This one stars a soldier finally coming home to see his lovely girlfriend. Of course, she has no idea what’s going on, as expected. It’s nice to see young romance blossom, especially in the care of our young soldiers. So, how about you? Have you ever…

This Video Has a Message: We Can Save the World

By Richard K. Noots As a single individual, the problems of the world can seem … Insurmountable. Trying to understand global warming, disease, geopolitics, all of these things that are so vastly important to our existence and in some respects can remove us if handled wrong. However, we need not be afraid. Watch this video…

Teens Saving Lives: More Inspiration From Daily Life

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cVpy_daxJU0 By Richard K. Noots Abby Snodgrass was at her local Wal*mart minding her own business. Suddenly, an emergency call came over the intercom asking for assistance. An 11 month old baby had stopped breathing. Abby made her way to the front of the crowd. No one knew CPR, except for one locally trained Hillsboro…

This is What Friendship Looks Like After 19 Years

By Richard K. Noots On a Reddit forum not long ago, a user named DownwardDawg posted a photo series of him and his friends throughout their friendships of nineteen years. Joel, Kevin, Aviv and Downward took a picture at age 10, 17 and 29 (respectively) in a shot that shows just how much they’ve changed….

You Might Remember This Photo, but What About the Man Who Took it?

By Richard K. Noots Steve McCurry has been taking photos for over thirty years, with the aforementioned one even being on a cover of Time Magazine. Still, he claims that many of his photos are just as good as his fame-catapulting one, and with his exhibit opening up soon in Villa Reale di Monza in…

Ever Draw Things Like This in Your Notebook?

By Richard K. Noots João Carvalho, also known as J Desenhos, is a kid like any other. However, in June he began to experiment with the lines on his notebook page to create a sort of 3D pop-up image. He then taught himself how to draw and started adding shading, features and other things to…

High School Football Can Mean Something!

By Richard K. Noots Things were looking grim halfway through the game. Apollos Hester’s team was already on a bit of a large loss by a couple touchdowns. However, there is one statement that rings true. “Attitude can change everything!” With perseverance, skill, a little luck and maybe a little blood, they managed to pull…

It Doesn’t Have to be Veteran’s Day to Honor Guys Like This

By Richard K. Noots War and sports. Almost two sides of the same coin, yet also incredibly different. Both can breed inner strength through suffering, which is a quality we can all find endearing. Louis Zamperini is one such man who went through enough suffering for everyone reading this article and myself. After competing in…

Life-sized Artwork Comes to Reality After Five Years

By Richard K. Noots Every now and then an artists accomplishes something so strange, amazing and wonderful you can’t help but take a step back and wonder how they even grasped the scope of their project. Enter Liza Lou. She spent five years painstakingly creating a life-sized kitchen and backyard. The only items she used…

He’s Not the Trashman We Deserve, but He’s the One We Need

By Richard K. Noots Mr. Yo (Last name: Boss of Cleaning) has spent his free time doing what no other millionaire has probably ever done before: By cleaning up the streets Bahrain. You would think this million dollar investor would pay someone, or finance some operation to have trash picked up, but no. You see,…

Trouble in the Trenches? 4 Traits You Need to Polish to Be a Better Entrepreneur

Image by: Eric Schmidt By: Giovanni Fields Being an entrepreneur is akin to converting to a religion. You start off small and wide eyed at the bottom ranks until over time you slowly start to gain knowledge, experience and the fortitude necessary to withstand all the hardships that you are destined to encounter. And as an entrepreneur, there will…