October 18, 2017

Carly Rose Sonenclar is the Next Big Thing

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By Julie Samrick When I watched Carly Rose Sonenclar at the judges’ homes’ episode on X Factor months ago, I predicted to my kids she’d take the 5 million dollar X Factor prize and someday be in the same league as Whitney, Mariah, and Celine.  And now she’s made it to the finals. It’s hard… Read more

Teen Foresaw Death and Felt Peace

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Austin teenager Ben Breedlove had near brushes with death before finally succumbing to the heart condition he’d had all his life on Christmas Day.  He left video messages of his feelings on the topic, among other things, leaving a legacy as a hero to his new fans, including rapper Kid Cudi.  Watch the videos

Kahn Academy is Changing the Way Kids Learn

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Salman Kahn, who is not a teacher by trade, is revolutionizing how kids are learning Math and Science. His video tutorials are receiving accolades from millions of kids and even Bill Gates.  What’s next?   Hopes that he’ll branch out into other subjects.  Read his back story at Slate.  And watch the Basic Addition video… Read more