During Breast Cancer Awareness month in October 2013, the White House was lit pink. After the Supreme Court ruled a ban on gay marriage was...
It can be a mouthful to say in a conversation: Minority Mental Health Awareness Monthly (MMHAM). During its annual observance in July, I'm also sometimes asked why it is needed when we already have Mental Health Awareness Month in May. One recent study provides an answer. Show More Summary
I've never watched the HBO series True Blood, yet I am aware of just how popular this book series by Charlaine Harris turned out to be. Every installment was a resident on the NYT bestseller list for months on end every time a new season was aired on TV. Show More Summary
I know you're at a cookout, but October isn't the only month people are diagnosed with breast cancer. Give me five minutes and I'll give you a few tools to take you to superhero status. My name is Allison and just over five years ago I was diagnosed with stage 3a breast cancer. Show More Summary
June was National Potty Training Awareness Month and much like this belated post... potty training can take much longer than expected to finally be complete. That means that potty training can also be stressful, frustrating and insanely confusing for parents and their kids. Show More Summary
Surprise: Nicollette Sheridan is divorcing a guy no one knew she married. (Well, presumably, people who know Sheridan in real life were aware of the union.) As TMZ reports, Sheridan and Aaron Phypers have filed for divorce just six months after a marriage that was never made public, though...
July is Minority Mental Health Month, a month to spread awareness about how mental illnesses specifically affects people of color, and to erase the stigma and misinformation that plagues POC when it comes to mental illness. One way to spread awareness is through dialogue. Show More Summary
During National Chiropractic Health Month (NCHM) in October, the American Chiropractic Association (ACA) will build on its ongoing efforts to raise awareness of the value of a conservative approach to pain management in the face of the U.S. opioid epidemic with the theme and hashtag #Chiropractic1st.
Does the political divide between Republicans and Democrats extend to television shows? A new poll suggests that it does. E-Score Programs – a monthly tracking survey that measures awareness, viewing and perceptions of American television...Show More Summary
A group of Sikh motorcycle enthusiasts in British Columbia, Canada, hit the road this month to raise money for pediatric cancer awareness. Two weeks and more than 7,000 miles later, the B.C.-based Sikh Motorcycle Club has raised over $60,000 on behalf of the Canadian Cancer Society. “We had some thunderstorms, and it started hailing... Show More Summary
As I’m sure you’re aware, every month Google publishes a new Security Maintenance Release (SMR) for the Android operating system. The SMRs are developed to keep as many smartphones as possible up-to-date with the latest security patches. Show More Summary
Enyce Smith is utilizing the art of voguing to make a statement about the slew of tragedies that queer, trans and black people have all suffered over the past several months. The queer artist’s new video, sponsored by HIV non-profitShow More Summary
Kim Kardashian posted a video of a call between Kanye West and Taylor Swift to set the record straight after months of feuding over the lyrics of Kanye's song 'Famous'. Taylor denies she was made aware of the lyrics, but the call shows otherwise.
Travelers and former CEO Jay Fishman are using next month's Travelers Championship golf tournament to raise awareness and money to fight the disease that is taking Fishman's life
July is National Ice Cream Month and July 17 is National Ice Cream Day, but are you getting the deals? You might not be aware, but major retailers are celebrating both National Ice Cream Month and Ice Cream Day with freebies, bogo deals, new ice cream flavors, and more. Show More Summary
By now, everyone under the combat sports sun is aware that Jon Jones was removed from UFC 200 for a potential United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) violation stemming back to an out-of-competition test last month. While the substances...Show More Summary
Artist Joe Fenton makes hyper-detailed drawings inspired by surrealism and the darker works of Hieronymus Bosch. Fenton's currently working on his first animated short, which he hopes will raise awareness about the environment and the treatment of animals. It's hard to imagine someone having the patience to spend two months ... More »
"Once my loved ones accepted the diagnosis, healing began for the entire family, but it took too long. It took years. Can't we, as a nation, begin to speed up that process? We need a national campaign to destigmatize mental illness, especially one targeted toward African Americans...It's not shameful to have a mental illness. Show More Summary
As I'm sure you're aware, this blog about designing and playing games has been very light on the designing for the last few months. Since my promotion at work last October I've been doing a lot more travel for work, and with a youngShow More Summary
Indiana Gov. Mike Pence (R) is “in play” as a possible contender to be named Donald Trump’s running mate at next month’s GOP convention, sources familiar with the vice presidential search tell NBC News. Pence was made aware several weeks [...]