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  • How to do the Iron Cross Squat on the StrongBoard Balance platform
    How to do the Iron Cross Squat on the StrongBoard Balance platform
    The StrongBoard Balance utilizes a platform mounted on four compression springs which allows individuals to use their own bodyweight to create resistance and instability. As the human body naturally seeks stabilization, it must recruit various...
  • The Connected Car Tesla
    The platform strategy and successful digital ecosystems
    Industry leaders, experts and visionaries often say that our world will be faster, more connected, with billions of users, even in the most rural geographical areas, and that the economy today is global. Further, the digital divide won’t be...
  • Caroline Manzo
    ‘RHONJ’ star Caroline Manzo apologizes for providing platform for hate
    “The Real Housewives of New Jersey” star Caroline Manzo has been trying to make peace between her co-stars over this past season, as she has heard both Teresa Giudice’s side of the story as well as that of her brother. She has...
  • Xbox 360
    1.3 Million Xbox 360 Consoles Sold in Past Three Months
    From January through March, 1.3 million Xbox 360 consoles were sold. This has assisted the consoles total install base reach 77.2 million across the world, from the time when launching in November 2005.Microsoft also restated that Xbox live has...
  • The spoils of promotion
    The spoils of promotion
    Face it. There are endless ways to promote. Not all of them are worth an author's time. Every author promotes to reap the benefits. What kind of benefits does an author get from promotion? Why are they important? Knowing the answers to this...
  • The "ghost in the DVR" HAL9000?
    The Verizon DVR that needs you and your needs
    One Minute News (December 4, 2012) and MacKinley tell us of a DVR that will have a HAL-like presence around you. (We were just writing about artificial minds and intelligence just the other day!) Verizon is patenting a DVR that watches you while...
  • A branding lesson from Bob Costas
    A branding lesson from Bob Costas
    Is there really a time and a place for everything? The quick answer to this question is, "Of course there is"! The real question though is, "Should we exploit our platforms to air our social issues in the heat of passion"? In...
  • Windows 8 released by Microsoft
    Windows 8 aiming for a huge cross platform market
    Having reviewed the Surface (tablet?) and taken a look at Windows 8 this columnist believes that Microsoft will have a huge cross platform market. For a short video on the subject see the material provided by our friends at Digital Trends ...
  • Green New Deal
    Homeless numbers grow rapidly where unemployment is 3% and economy most vibrant
    Homeless shelters in Fargo and Grand Forks, North Dakota, are now turning away hundreds of people per day because they have no more room.The Northland Rescue Mission in Grand Forks (where I once worked as a VISTA Volunteer) is turning away...
  • democrats
    God is back in the party platform: Democrats
    God has a place in American history, and the Democrats have decided to once again honor it. Under criticism from the GOP and even some of their own members, the Democrats voted, on Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2012 to restore "God" to the...
  • Democratic National Convention 2012
    DNC party platform vote goes awry, Villaraigosa ignores resounding 'No!'
    There are many of you out therewho are simplyexhausted with the entire political system in America. Fed up,you will say that both parties are one and the same. Democrats and Republicans, thieves with either an 'R' or a 'D' next to...
  • DNC
    Democrats boo restoration of God, Jerusalem to party platform
    On Wednesday, Democrats at the DNC convention in Charlotte, North Carolina, booed as God and Jerusalem was restored to the party platform, USA Today reported.Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa had to call for a voice vote three times before...
  • DNC convention
    Democrats remove 'God' from DNC platform, insert Obama's name over 100 times
    While Barack Obama is mentioned by name over 100 times, God is no longer part of the Democratic Party platform, CBN reported Tuesday.In 2008, the party platform read:We need a government that stands up for the hopes, values, and interests of...
  • Obama and Romney
    Second verse, same as the first: Obama
    According to Laura Meckler, WSJ, Obama’s plan is to stay the course with initiatives that he began in the first term. They take time to complete and the cake is still baking. There is wisdom in that as the scope and scale in addressing...
  • One-page platform
    Boehner wants one page platform
    Form follows function, I guess. Boehner's call for a one-page platform is a tactical move akin to “just win baby.” Knowing Boehner, he wants to appeal to the simplest minds. Throw out a few slogans that will get the heads bobbing...