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Why I Tried To Donate A Kidney (And So Should You)

I signed up as an organ donor many years ago.  The concept of being buried in a box or cremated with intact organs and tissues that could either save or greatly improve someone else’s life seemed insane to me, over 40% of people who die are not organ donors.  I …

The Internet Hate Machine

A few days ago a tragic news story made international headlines.  It was written in multiple languages and published by Time, The New York Times, Yahoo News, Fox News, and several other big name as well as small news publications.  The story was about a mother and her 5 children …

Positive Statistics To Make You Smile

All too often we (myself included) are talking about doom and gloom statistics, like how 2/3 of Americans can’t cover a $1,000 emergency or how the VAST majority of Americans have WAY too little in retirement savings.  I thought it would be a fun exercise to dig up some positive …