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Harnessing the wind, harnessing adversity: wisdom from William Kamkwamba

The first time I watched William Kamkwamba's entertaining and motivating TED talk I found myself moved to tears. Although there was much to be inspired by, from his sheer determination to educate himself to the passion he had for wind mills, it was his resolve to change circumstances most people would accept as impossible that most touched me. Show More Summary

Ted Williams, The Man With the Golden Voice Checks In Five Years After Life-Changing Video

last monthHumor / odd : Laughing Squid

In 2011, a video of Ted Williams, a 53 year-old homeless man with an amazing radio voice captured the world’s attention, leading to a number of job and housing offers, including one with Kraft Macaroni & Cheese. Since that time, Williams has relapsed with drugs and alcohol twice, but in an interview with the OWN […]

Ted Williams, the Man With the Golden Voice Checks In Five Years After a Video of Him Changed His Life

last monthHumor / odd : Laughing Squid

In 2011, a video of Ted Williams, a 53 year-old homeless man with an amazing radio voice captured the world’s attention, leading to a number of job and housing offers, including one with Kraft Macaroni & Cheese. Since that time, Williams has relapsed with drugs and alcohol twice, but in an interview with the OWN […]

Taraji Henson: ‘A mind doesn’t have a color’

Actors Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer, Janelle Monae, Kevin Costner, Director Ted Melfi and Grammy winning musician and Producer Pharrell Williams talk...

What William F. Buckley would have thought of Trump

Buckley’s son Christopher surmises. I get asked: “What would your father”—William F. Buckley Jr.—“have made of Donald Trump?” No one has asked me what he’d have made of Marco Rubio, or John Kasich, or Ted Cruz, or Mrs. Clinton, so I’m left to infer the question is predicated on their assumption that Mr. Trump is [...]

When John Glenn Saved Ted Williams

last monthNews : The Daily Beast

The baseball great and the legendary astronaut were co-pilots during the Korean Warand Glenns cool head saved the Hall of Famer during a tense run-in with the enemy.

SOMETHING I DIDN’T KNOW ABOUT JOHN GLENN: “Glenn flew 149 combat missions in World War II and Korea…

SOMETHING I DIDN’T KNOW ABOUT JOHN GLENN: “Glenn flew 149 combat missions in World War II and Korea, where his wingman and eventual lifelong friend was baseball legend Ted Williams.”

Has medicine become a flock of super chickens?

In a recent TED Talk, businesswoman Margaret Heffernan explored a very interesting and relevant topic. She touched on the subject of productivity by referring to an experiment by William Mure, an evolutionary biologist. In this experiment, Mure set out to prove whether a flock of chickens could be more productive by filling it with what […]

Kris Bryant Takes Lessons From Ted Williams’s Batting Bible

3 months agoSports / Baseball : Bats

Even if Williams becomes a little more lost to history with each passing year, his philosophies are alive and well in his 1971 book, “The Science of Hitting.”

MA “Highway Czar” is Warning the Public About Toll Plaza Demolition

Boston Herald reports, “The state’s highway czar is warning the driving public that the upcoming demolition of two dozen Mass Pike toll plazas stretching from New York state to the Ted Williams Tunnel will snarl traffic — particularly during the rush-hour commutes — as crews work around the clock for a solid month. Show More Summary

MLB players who were closest to batting .400 since Ted Williams

4 months agoNews : NY Daily News

Baseball is a game where records and milestones are reached all the time.

‘Bill & Ted’s Bogus Journey’ Had a Very Different Ending (Exclusive)

It’s the 25th anniversary of Bill & Ted’s Bogus Journey, the memorable follow up to Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure. Directed by Peter Hewitt, and featuring a legendary role for William Sadler, this genre comedy broke the mold of sequels by doing something completely different than the first film; in fact, it nearly removed all […]

One Card Post - Not Since Ted Williams

What: 2014 Bowman Chrome Prospects #BCP109 - Mookie Betts (Orange Wave Refractor)Where: COMCHow Much?: $8.65Why?: This kid is definitely looking like the real deal at this point. Today he crushed three home runs in a game for the second...Show More Summary

Podcast #221: Reach Your Peak

Where does greatness come from? Why was Ted Williams the greatest hitter in the history of baseball? What made Mozart one of history’s most talented composers? Why was Shakespeare such a brilliant writer? The typical answer most people give is that greatness is innate — you’re either born with certain gifts and talents or you’re […]

Bill O'Reilly Blasts Montel Williams For Walking Off His Show Over 'Some Gay Thing' — But Montel's Response Is FIRE!

Tensions are high at the Republican National Convention! Most of the attention during the third night of the Cleveland convention was directed toward Ted Cruz's refusal to endorse Donald Trump and Megyn Kelly's bare shoulders, but apparently drama was going down in every corner! Specifically the corner of Fox News host Bill O'Reilly, who called Montel Williams [...]

Hugh Hewitt on the Ted Cruz Convention Speech Last Night

Hugh was on MSNBC all throughout the evening with Brian Williams, and first had a prediction as to what to expect from Texas Senator Ted Cruz: Then the speech happened. Here was how Hugh reacted.

Joe DiMaggio Baseball Cards Found In Grandma's Jewelry Box Help Out Wedding Couple

Imagine a Brooklyn couple's delight when they discovered valuable Joe DIMaggio, Ted Williams, and Hank Greenberg baseball cards in grandma's jewelry box in a desk. They sold them for $1000, which they will put to their wedding next year.

Newest Rookie of the Year additions

1993 Ted Williams Sam Jethroe #137 - 1950 National League Rookie of the Year 2001 Fleer Red Sox 100th Walt Dropo #31 - 1950 American League Rookie of the Year 1992 Action Packed All-Star Gallery Wally Moon #22 - 1954 National LeagueShow More Summary

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