Friday, July 25, 2014
          

1 Valuable Parenting Lesson from Warren Buffett

Posted in Parenting

Fool.com 7/14/2014

"... Buffett highlights why he takes to the time to walk his children through any changes he makes to his "last will and testament" before he signs it. This is in stark contrast to other wealthy families. 52% of parents with more than $3 million in investable assets have yet to fully disclose the depth of their wealth with their children and 15% haven't said a peep about it, according to U.S. Trust's Insights on Wealth and Worth study. ..."

Read the entire article: http://www.fool.com/investing/general/2014/07/13/1-valuable-parenting-lesson-from-warren-buffett.aspx 

The One Unforgettable Experience Every Father And Son Should Share

Posted in Fatherhood

Huffington Post 7/14/2014

"... My son discovered the luminous blue bicycle on his fifth Christmas, next to the tree. That cold morning, I led him along living room and dining room circuits as he got the hang of riding on two tires, with a lot of help from training wheels. He was still years away from any possible attempt at the Tour de France, which gets under way again this month, and his only performance-enhancing drug was the exuberance of a little boy. Blue-green eyes wide open, he pedaled and pedaled and pedaled. ..."

Read the entire article: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/christopher-harder/learning-to-ride-a-bike_b_5552455.html 

Movement Pro Transforms Actors Into Apes For ‘Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes’

Posted in Entertainment News

Sltrib.com 7/10/2014

"... Terry Notary is Hollywood’s human shape-shifter. In a blink, he can become an elf, an ape or almost any other moving creature. An expert in motion-capture performance, he specializes in bringing non-human characters to life on screen. He’s played goblins in "The Hobbit," a Who in "How the Grinch Stole Christmas" and a winged, dragon-like banshee in "Avatar." ..."

Read the entire article: http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58156717-223/ape-notary-apes-human.html.csp 

DC Entertainment Will Allow Child's Memorial to Feature Superman Logo

Posted in Entertainment News

Comicbook.com 7/10/2014

"... After a solid day of bad press, DC Entertainment have consented to allow a statue being erected in memory of a five-year-old who died in 2002 to feature the Superman logo. The iconic, pentagonal "S" shield was at issue after lawyers for Warner Bros., DC's parent company, reportedly nixed a request to include it in the sculpture. While the rejection made international headlines yesterday, sources indicated to ComicBook.com that DC were continuing to mull the decision and that a reversal was likely imminent. ..."

Read the entire article: http://comicbook.com/blog/2014/07/09/dc-entertainment-will-allow-childs-memorial-to-feature-superman-/ 

Genes May Be Key to Great Musicians

Posted in Entertainment News

Webmd.com 7/10/2014

"... Chopin, Vivaldi and Bach may have had natural musical talent, and then some. A new study suggests accomplished musicians are genetically programmed to commit to the long hours of practice needed to become skilled musicians. The findings add to growing evidence that both nature and nurture help develop expertise, according to the researchers. ..."

Read the entire article: http://www.webmd.com/balance/news/20140707/practice-makes-perfect-genes-may-be-key-to-great-musicians

Actors Swear By This Mindful Movement Practice. Here's How You Can Benefit From It, Too

Posted in Entertainment News

Huffingtonpost.com 7/10/2014

"... If you're not a performer, you may not be all too familiar with the Alexander Technique. It's taught at Juilliard and other famed performing arts schools, as well as privately to opera singers and Broadway performers. Academy Award-winning actress Lupita Nyong'o even swears by it, once saying that the practice has "just become a part of me." ..."

Read the entire article: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/07/08/alexander-technique-everyday-life-mindfulness-movement-exercises_n_5521951.html?ir=Healthy+Living 

Study: States That Raised Minimum Wage Had Stronger Job Growth

Posted in Jobs & Employment

Americasmarkets.usatoday.com 7/9/2014

"... The study, which updates a Goldman Sachs analysis to include data from April and May, shows that the 13 states that increased their minimum wages on Jan. 1 have had stronger employment growth than the 37 states that didn’t. The study compared average employment during the first five months of 2014 with the last five months of 2013. ..."

Read the entire article: http://americasmarkets.usatoday.com/2014/07/07/study-states-that-raised-minimum-wage-had-stronger-job-growth/ 

What Can You Do To Stop Domestic Violence?

Posted in Domestic Violence

Wfmynews2.com 7/9/2014

"... The North Carolina A&T Greek Alumni started the Greeks Against Domestic Violence campaign. The website says their purpose is to 'bring awareness on domestic violence while revitalizing & reinforcing our purpose to the families & the communities we live in & serve.' You may not be a member of one of these Greek organizations. You may not have ties to any Greek organization, but you can still take part in stopping domestic violence and helping victims. ..."

Read the entire article: http://www.wfmynews2.com/story/news/local/2-wants-to-know/2014/07/07/2wtk-domestic-violence-help/12313775/ 

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