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Defining ‘The Big Short’
There are two sides an investor can take in a trade: a long position or a short position. For the average investor investing in their retirement accounts, a long position is all they need to worry about.
Interview with TSOLife CEO David Sawyer
His grandmother's death inspired a vision; David Sawyer's interview may inspire you as well. Storytelling is the most powerful way to put ideas into the world today. For David Sawyer, storytelling has allowed him to become one of the youngest CEO's in the country. As a senior at Stetson University in Deland, Florida, Sawyer is the CEO and founder of TSOLife, a web application that allows users to share their own legacies for future generations. The Story of Life, LLC (TSOLife) is an innovative genealogy and personal narrative service that revolutionizes how we record stories and present our legacies to future generations. It does not follow the typical path of searching for public documents. Instead, it empowers users to write their own histories. Through TSO Life's web platform, users are allowed to be remembered the way they want to be remembered and pass down a personal legacy to their future generations.
History of Penthouse vs Playboy
Some say that this was the sexiest war ever fought, others maintain it was the most sexist war in history. Others pretend it never happened (you read Playboy for the articles, right?). One thing is certain: audiences all around the globe benefited from this battle of Penthouse versus Playboy, or as it’s alternately known, the Tortoise vs. the Hare.
Willie Nelson Wants You To Share His Legendary Stash
How do legends begin? For Willie Nelson, the Red Headed Stranger, perhaps it began in Stardust… or within the iconic country culture of Texas. After writing his first song at the age of seven, and joining his first band at age ten, Nelson’s life has always been guided towards purpose, culture, music, advocacy, and change.
Interview with Stefani Sober, Croatian Model and Actress
Croatian beauty Stefani Sober makes high fashion look flawless and effortless. In 2015, she made the leap from international print model to worldwide recognized actress. In Stefani's new film, Till Human Voices Wake Us, she stars alongside Lindsay Lohan, Casie Chegwidden, Jordan Weller, and Alissa Bourne. The film has showcased at film festivals across the world, propelling Sober into further stardom, and has been awarded the honor of Best Film at the International Fashion Film Awards in Los Angeles, as well as a Best Directing Nomination.
Interview with Larry Blamire, Creator of 'Steam Wars'
In Steam Wars, the year is 1897. Warfare is fought with large steam-powered fighting machines––steam rigs––designed to resemble ancient armored warriors. Manned by crews, the steam rigs serve a larger purpose in the Second Steam War of the world.
Interview with Rafal Olbinski, Science Fiction Artist and Poetic Surrealist
"Olbinski’s lush images are layered with complex psychology. He does not paint the landscape of scientific reality, but rather maps the interiors of the mind..."
Q&A with 'Blue Gemini's' Mike Jenne
The year is 1968: The Cold War is far from over, nuclear annihilation is always only a heartbeat away. America is racing the Soviet Union to land men on the Moon, a war is raging, and a pivotal presidential election looms on the horizon. A child of the early space age, Lieutenant Scott Ourecky joined the Air Force with aspirations of going to flight school. A brilliant engineer, he repeatedly fails the aptitude test to become a pilot but is selected to work on a highly classified military space program—the innocuously named Aerospace Support Project—in which Air Force astronauts are slated to fly missions to intercept and destroy suspect Soviet satellites. When one of the astronauts in training abruptly falls out of the project, Ourecky is asked to fill in for the two-man simulated missions and survival training. Although Ourecky was only a temporary “place holder,” not destined to fly in space, he soon finds himself much more involved than he ever anticipated—and in deepest peril.