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Burka Avenger: “Justice, peace and education for all!”

18 April 2015

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In this new animated adventure series, a young Muslim woman with superpowers becomes “Burka Avenger.” Explaining her mission, she states, “Now, I use my powers for good. I stand for justice, peace and education for all. I fight against the forces of tyranny and ignorance… because I am Burka Avenger!” Al Jazeera says Burka Avenger […]

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Queen Rania Plans to Provide Education to Every Child on Earth

18 April 2015

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Queen Rania plans to provide education to every child on the planet through an initiative called 1GOAL. She discusses this and other topics in the interview below. Like this:Like Loading…

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In Kuwait There are no Taxes, but Education and Healthcare are Provided

17 April 2015

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“The government really takes care of people there. You don’t worry about taxes. The government gives all citizens cash wedding gifts. You get about $12,000 as a wedding gift. Half of it is actually a present from the Emir of Kuwait. He gives you a present. The other half is a non-interest loan. Also, free […]

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1.5 Million Syrian Refugees in Jordan Represent 25% of Population #Jordan @RHCJO

15 April 2015

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About Jordan, with a population of 6.5 million, is smaller than New York City (with 8.4 million people). Yet, Jordan now has over 1.5 million Syrian refugees as well as refugees from other countries who are fleeing violence and war. These refugees represent about 25% of Jordan’s population, and the country is now struggling with […]

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Story of The Bradley Universal Design Wrist Watch

2 April 2015

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This video tells the story of why the Eone watch company named their timepiece after Brad Snyder. About Brad Snyder Brad Snyder began his professional career as a newly commissioned Ensign in the US Navy, having graduated from the US Naval Academy with a degree in Naval Architecture. Through his distinction as the swim team captain […]

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@RHCJO #Amman #JO – King Abdullah II of Jordan – Video Message – 3 March 2015

2 April 2015

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“Muslims and Christians, citizens of various origins and affiliations answered the call. We live our lives together, a society of fraternity and compassion, like one family, we build our future fortifying generations’ ideals against narrow-mindedness and intolerance…” ~ King Abdullah II of Jordan About The video above is a message from King Abdullah II of […]

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In Defense of ‘R’ Rated Movie Trailers — Kingsman: The Secret Service

29 March 2015

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The movie Kingsman: The Secret Service is described as a spy action comedy film. There are plenty of similar films in this genre, and from the trailers (below) it seems to be yet another similar to the Vin Diesel xXx (1 & 2) films where a spy is chosen to save the world from a villain. Kingsman Trailer 1 Kingsman Trailer […]

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Queen Rania: “Travelers are the greatest ambassadors of tolerance.”

27 March 2015

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Queen Rania Al Abdullah of Jordan extends greetings to world media representatives traveling to Jordan for journalistic tourism. Press Conference on 25 March 2015 in Amman, Jordan. * * * TRANSCRIPT My husband a few years ago in maybe one of his earliest interviews once described Jordan as a country that is stuck between a […]

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Speech of King Abdullah II of Jordan at the European Parliament (Strasbourg, 10 March 2015)

10 March 2015

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Quotes “Young people must be inspired by values that reject violence, create peace, and build inclusive societies.” “A dialog of respect is the rockbed of all society. Attacking and excluding others, insulting other peoples and their faith, and their convictions; this is no way to live.” “The future lies in unity and respect. Not division […]

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Mindvalley Voted Among Top Ten Coolest Workplaces in 2012

8 February 2015

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Mindvalley was voted among the World’s Top Ten Coolest Workplaces by Inc. Magazine in 2012. What is Mindvalley? We are a global brand and company that invests in, creates and builds businesses that help push humanity forward. We stand for ideas and products that allow human beings to live healthier, happier lives. From life-changing techniques […]

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“Unsung Hero” Believe In Good – Thai TVC Life Insurance Video Ad

4 February 2015

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The inspiring video above is an example of a new kind of advertising that focuses on kindness and universal virtues with very little mention of a company or what it sells. Commentary This is a commentary video uploaded to YouTube by Angie Li on Apr 11, 2014. A Thai life insurance company with a history […]

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Reasons Why Barack Obama is Not a Muslim

20 January 2015

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“Islam is a vibrant faith. Millions of our fellow citizens are Muslim. We respect the faith. We honor its traditions. Our enemy does not. Our enemy doesn’t follow the great traditions of Islam.” (source) “The English translation is not as eloquent as the original Arabic, but let me quote from the Koran, itself: ‘In the […]

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WestJet Ad Shows Inspiring Act of Kindess

19 January 2015

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Companies are increasingly utilizing their marketing and advertising reach for good, by creating ad campaigns that inspire with a secondary mention of the company or product — almost like a sponsor. Below is a video from WestJet. Like this:Like Loading…

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Google Promotes “The Interview” Movie and Tobacco to Under-Age Viewers While Offending Billions of People — Gets Kicked Out of China

30 December 2014

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The Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) rates movies based on a variety of criteria and determines an acceptable viewing audience. According to FilmRatings.com (the MPAA rating site), The Interview, featuring Seth Rogen and James Franco, is rated as ‘R’ due to “pervasive language, crude and sexual humor, nudity, some drug use and bloody violence.” Due to […]

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Reflections on Being Too Immersed in Technology (Video)

28 December 2014

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An important public service announcement about our reliance on technology and the impact of being too immersed in social networks rather than interacting with people in the real world. Twitter, Pinterest, Facebook, and other social network systems offer more ways than ever for us to stay connected, yet it helps to be reminded about the […]

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The World is Coming to an End (Video) – Inspiring Message of Hope

28 December 2014

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A message about what’s broken in the world and how we might fix it. Like this:Like Loading…

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The Value of a Community College Education

13 December 2014

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Abstract This study provides one of the first estimates of the returns to different types of community college credentials—short-term certificates, long-term certificates, and associate degrees—across different fields of study. We exploit a rich data set that includes matched, longitudinal college transcripts and Unemployment Insurance records for students who entered a Washington State community college in […]

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Soft Drink Companies Join Alcohol and Tobacco Industry

10 December 2014

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Manufacturers of tobacco and alcohol products have been blamed by society (and courts) for profiting form products that harm our health and cause injury. As a result, they’ve paid millions in reparations, and been significantly regulated with regard to where their products can be advertised, where they can be sold, and who can consume them. This […]

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