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Tom Brady on Rob Gronkowski: 'a positive enthusiasm'

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady is like most everyone else when it comes to admiring the work of tight end Rob Gronkowski. He just shakes his head and laughs. Gronkowski has made two remarkable plays over...Show More Summary

The Road Less Traveled...

"Life is difficult. It is a great truth because once we truly see this truth, we can transcend it." Those are the first words in one of my most admired books, The Road Less Traveled, by Dr. M. Scott Peck. Such an arduous yet intriguing start to the premise, that while life is a series of problems, we can either moan about them, or solve them. Show More Summary

This Andreessen Horowitz-Backed Entrepreneur's Wife Never Wanted Him To Work In Tech

Today, Tristan Walker is one of the most admired people in the technology industry. He made a name for himself growing Foursquare's business as one of its first employees, and is now the founder and CEO of Walker & Company, an Andreessen Horowitz-backed startup that makes beauty products for people of color. Show More Summary

What I learned at the Hello Kitty Convention

What has a red bow, no mouth, and the most hardcore fans around? It's Hello Kitty, of course. And for four days this fall, Los Angeles' Little Tokyo section was overrun with 25,000 of the icon's most adoring admirers. When I first heard that the convention would practically be in my backyard from Oct. Show More Summary

One Amazingly Critical Thing Parents Need to Do

Our children want to be like us. Even if we don’t have it all together, they look at our lives, see how we live them, and often decide that they want the same. We are the people they admire most in the world. We serve as their model for what life after childhood can be Keep Reading ?

Writing Out West: On Charles D’Ambrosio’s Loitering

What I admired most about these essays is the way each one takes its own shape, never conforming to an expected narrative or feeling the need to answer all the questions housed within. D’Ambrosio allows his essays their ambivalence.

How To Decide If Homeownership Is Right For You

Most people know they’d like to own a home eventually. That aspiration is certainly admirable, but in our experience, it often leads to a whole other set of questions. Such as: How do you know when is the right time to become a homeowner?...Show More Summary

Is Current Cinema as Good as the Romanticized 1970s Golden Age?

Nightcrawler opened last week to strong admiration from critics (like this), but there was an unsettling note of uniformity in their praise. Most of the acclaim heaped on the film, as well as its lead performance by Jake Gyllenhaal, focused on a single point of reference: the 1970s. Show More Summary

Erik Spiekermann Explains It All

2 weeks agoArts / Graphic Design : UnBeige

Like most beings who can have their day ruined by a sign set in Comic Sans, we’ve long admired Erik Spiekermann‘s typographic genius, but who knew he was also a master of similes? “Having a color copier in ’77 was like having a nuclear...Show More Summary

Manchester City’s 2-For-1 Ticket Initiative Was Admirable, But Performances Are Vital To Stir Champions League Interest

2 weeks agoSports / Football : EPL Talk

Empty seats at the Etihad Stadium has long been the most pertinent source of ammunition for cheap jibes at Manchester City. Sky blue specs have regularly been seen scattered about Eastlands on Champions League evenings in years goneShow More Summary

THE WAGES OF POLITICIZATION: Associated Press: Doubts chip away at nation’s most trusted agencies….

THE WAGES OF POLITICIZATION: Associated Press: Doubts chip away at nation’s most trusted agencies. Even as Americans’ trust in government eroded in recent years, people kept faith in a handful of agencies and institutions admired for their steadiness in ensuring the country’s protection. To safeguard the president, there was the solidity of the Secret Service. […]

What Morgan Powell Feared Most: The Gentrification of the Bronx by Mark Naison

What Morgan Powell Feared Most: The Gentrification of the Bronx by Mark Naison | special to NewBlackMan (in Exile) As Morgan Powell's many friends and admirers try to grapple with his passing and affirm his legacy, we should not forget...Show More Summary

What Tim Cook’s coming out could mean in the workplace

"So let me be clear: I’m proud to be gay, and I consider being gay among the greatest gifts God has given me." And with that, Apple CEO Tim Cook, leader of perhaps the world's most admired company, head of the globe's most iconic brand and chief of one of the most valuable companies on the planet, […]

Sorry, we will not all be having sex with robots in the future

David Levy, recently the subject of an admiring profile in Newsweek, is an expert in artificial intelligence. He has twice won the Loebner Prize for programming the most life-like chat partners. He has also written many books about computers that play chess. Show More Summary

What the Vile Treatment of Bristol Palin Teaches Us

Let me begin by plainly stating my biases. I like and admire the Palins. My wife has worked with Bristol for years, she collaborated with Sarah on her most recent book, and I have successfully represented Bristol in free-speech litigation. We Frenches share the Palins' political, cultural, and religious values, and we're proud to call them friends.

Kourtney Kardashian’s Most Glowing Maternity Looks

As much as I detest the narcissistic mega-empire that the Kardashian sisters stand for, I can’t help but admire their style. While Kim’s high fashion look is objectively the most chic, I love Kourtney’s feminine and bubbly sartorial tastes — especially her maternity style. I’ve never been pregnant, but for the most part, it looks [...]

Most Impressive Beards, Mustaches from 2014 Beard & Mustache Championship

4 weeks agoOdd : Off Stuff Magazine

Everyone stop what you’re doing and take a moment to admire some of the most impressive beards and mustaches ever from the 2014 Beard and Mustache Championship. via : http://imgur.com/gallery/DEb7b

When Updike Met Barth

Barth continued to express admiration and respect toward Updike. Updike returned the praise, though more often with soft mentions that he hadn’t quite finished Barth’s most recent books.

Admiral Byrd's 'Most Excellent' Adventure

It is theorized that when the famous adventurer Admiral Richard E. Byrd took a flight over the North Pole that he actually entered into the 'Inner Earth' at the opening at this pole. In his purported diary, Admiral Byrd discusses contact...Show More Summary

PIERS MORGAN on de Blasio Ebola Announcement: One of the Most 'Unsettling Public Health Press Conferences I’ve Ever Watched'

This article was originally posted by Piers Morgan at Mail Online. Dr Craig Spencer, New York’s first confirmed Ebola patient, is an exceptionally brave man. I have unlimited admiration for members of Doctors Without Borders, like him, who risk their own lives to treat people in war-torn and disease-ravaged countries. Show More Summary

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