Five Life Lessons Learned from Beer
There simply aren’t too many things that a good beer can’t do. It is a given that it can expertly quench your thirst on a hot day, or slow your mind down after a tough week at the office. However, did you know that a good beer also can provide life lessons?
How to Budget Your Time and Use it Better
“You will never find time for anything. If you want time you must make it.” ~Charles Buxton It is often said that time is our most precious commodity. Despite that fact, it gets wasted. We find ourselves staring into the distance, declaring that there isn’t enough. After all, there are only twenty-four hours in a day, and we need to sleep for six to eight of them. What can we do?
ChatGPT to the Rescue: A Fun and Flavorful Fusion Recipe Emerges from an Empty Fridge
Disclaimer: This article - at least the recipe part - was clearly written with the help of AI. The fridge is as bare as it has been in a long time.Last night, in a fit of something that was equal parts hunger, unwillingness to go to the store, and nerdiness I decided to hop on ChatGPT and “create” dinner.
Jerry Lawson: The Black Pioneer Who Revolutionized Home Video Gaming (1940 - 2011)
“Jerry Lawson was undoubtedly one of the influential forces within our industry from the time he developed Demolition Derby onward, including his leadership of the Fairchild Channel F’s development,” ~ Renee Gittins, executive director, IGDA
Claudette Colvin: The Teenager Who Paved the Way for Civil Rights Movement
“Claudette gave all of us moral courage. If she had not done what she did, I am not sure that we would have been able to mount the support for Mrs. Parks.” --Fred Gray, Alabama civil rights attorney
The Story of Kalief Browder: A Teenager’s Wrongful Imprisonment, Solitary Confinement, and Tragic End
“It took a while to really come to terms with what just happened to this young man. Remember, he’s 16 when they arrested him. They couldn’t keep him in jail for three years had they convicted him of stealing the backpack. He never was convicted.” - Jay Z
6 Important Life Lessons Learned from Devastating Loss
My brother and I lost our mother, our safety-net and sole-surviving parent, to cancer before we left our teenage years. I, the older brother, was eighteen years old, legally an adult but mentally nowhere near the dictionary definition of adulthood. Our safety net was ripped away from us, and we were forced to carve out a direction in our lives more or less on our own.
Kidnapping of Hamm's Brewery President William Hamm Jr. (June 15-19, 1933)
As William Hamm Jr. was walking from his office to have lunch with his mother, he was abducted by the Barker-Karpis Gang. At about 12:45 PM on June 15, 1933, four men seized the grandson of Theodore Hamm near Greenbrier Street and Minnehaha Avenue East in Saint Paul and pushed him into a black sedan. Hamm was forced to lie down on the floor of the car and a white hood was placed over his head. The car then drove off.
The Hanging of the Dakota 38 (December 26, 1862)
“We have waited a long time. The money is ours, but we cannot get it. We have no food, but here are these stores, filled with food. We ask that you, the agent, make some arrangement by which we can get food from the stores, or else we may take our own way to keep ourselves from starving. When men are hungry they help themselves” ~ Taoyateduta (Little Crow), 1862