Life on skid row often involves standing in one congested line after another. Los Angeles' neediest stand and wait their turn for necessities others take for granted — a dry bed, fresh clothes, shelter or a hot meal. But on Thanksgiving, under a brilliant, blue sky, while a rock band serenaded...
It’s always incredible to hear about fellow Americans standing up in the midst of a crime to protect others being harmed. One brave young man put his life at risk
There are many situations in which we're encouraged to say "yes." Many motivational speakers demand that we say "yes" to life. Whether it be going back to school, taking an educated risk, or meeting new people... "yes" is the answer they say we should adopt. Show More Summary
Throughout her career, Rachel McAdams has played a wide variety of characters on the big screen! But there's one that easily stands out from the rest by miles: Regina George! Over a decade ago, the world was introduce to everybody's favorite Mean Girl from North Shore High and we've been in love ever since! Photos: Rachel's Brother Is [...]
Zach Coopersmith has learned some important lessons over the course of his Wall Street career. But for the 30-year-old Leading Ridge Capital cofounder, one particular moment really stands out. It was the evening he found himself in the...Show More Summary
I’m not sure who the first openly gay person I met was, but Dr. Lawrence Goldyn, one of my college professors, is a man who stands out to me. I took his class freshman year at Occidental. I was probably 18 years old — Lawrence was one of the younger professors — and we became […]
While plenty of people extol the virtues of focusing your life on your "one, true calling," best-selling author Elizabeth Gilbert has taken a firm stand against the rigidity of the idea. Some people are meant to follow one passion in life, yes, but not everyone is wired that way, Gilbert says. Show More Summary
"I want to be happy. Truly happy." If you ask most people what they want out of life, that will be the answer. Many of us are eager to find happiness, increase our happiness or hold on longer to happiness, but we have trouble defining exactly what "happiness" looks like and, therefore, how to get there. Show More Summary
As a travel writer, I get to explore new places all the time. But there are some trips that stand out more than others—the ones that changed my life in some meaningful way.
If a woman (emphasis on the singular), is to be honored on our currency, it should be one whose name is immediately recognized and one who’s life work stands head shoulders above others.
Ashphord Jacoway, third from left, with 'The Doll Life' cast. Photo by Beck Media. Ashphord Jacoway is used to getting stares when she walks down the streets of her hometown of Los Angeles, but one encounter will always stand out to her. Adorned in a ruffles like a layer cake with [...]
Some people laugh when I tell them I do yoga. These are people who do not do yoga, people who think yoga is standing on one hand and pedalling the air. And this type of yoga is best imagined with someone slim, someone tall, someone whose buttocks you can crack walnuts on. As I score […]
As you get older, life gets more absurd. Or so it seems. The humdrum is occasionally punctuated by something that's really out there, like the Daily Mail standing up against racism and xenophobia. Last week had one of those moments.Show More Summary
Are regulations worth the paper on which they are written? Societies, in fact, function on the rule of law and regardless of whether one accepts such standards, they are required to comply. Indeed, that tenet is now front-and-center in federal court as a former coal company chief executive stands trial. Jury [...]
Being a Monday morning quarterback is nothing new in American politics or in life generally. And I think many of us have fantasized a bit at one time or another about being a hero when we were much younger and we see heartbreaking news stories. Show More Summary
One of the more unpleasant aspects of army life has always been guard duty. It's also very labor intensive. In the US Army, it takes four to six soldiers standing for up to 12 hours to man a single perimeter weapons system. To free up...Show More Summary
Blake Bailey: “Vidal’s life was a tragedy whose great themes put one in mind of Citizen Kane: the story of an insatiable egoist who had everything and lost it. Standing on his balcony in Ravello, overlooking the gorgeous coast, a friend asked him what more he could possibly want out of life: ‘I want to […]
It is not just Manchester United fans going nuts about Anthony Martial. After scoring 3 goals in just two Premier League appearances, Martial has adapted to life in the Premier League at a pace no one expected. As it stands now, Martial...Show More Summary
We all know demanding people in our day to day life. The person who MUST have a certain coffee cup from the company stash. The one who can't STAND if the office manager doesn't buy a certain creamer. That guy who complains to anyoneShow More Summary
This more or less life size BB-8 replica stands about 25 inches-tall, and as you can see by the image, it is the perfect garden accessory. Star Wars beats one of those pesky lawn gnomes any…