Earning a FREE Higher Education

For those trying to gain access to higher education, there is price sensitivity in the market. I stumbled across this post put out by the Hechinger Report, later reposted on Time Magazines blog about getting educated. 

The post deals with ways in which young folk could get educated in alternative ways, rather than taking out huge amounts of debt. 

Link: http://time.com/money/2977702/22-colleges-free-tuition/

Don Cheadle is Captain Planet Part 1

I don’t know how I missed it, but this satire of one of my favorite kid cartoons Captain Planet stars Don Cheadle. Don Cheadle has been summoned by the teenagers Earth, Wind, Fire, Water, and Heart to stop some deviants from destroying trees.

Well we find that the Don Cheadle inspired Captain Planet goes a bit overboard by turning everything into a tree. He goes as far as turning babies into tree. Then, turns one of the teenagers who summoned him into a tree.

One of the funniest tag lines from the satire is when Don Cheadle says “anybody else want to go green?”


Confirmed: Snapchat’s Evan Spiegel Is Kind Of An Ass

Evan Spiegel may face some question about his moral character once he takes on new monetization measures in the future. Check out the article by Jordan Cook from TechCrunch.


I’ve known Evan Spiegel, Snapchat CEO and co-founder, for a while now. We have had more than half a dozen in-person conversations, far more phone calls, and even shared twenty minutes together on stage at Disrupt SF. And try as I might, I’ve had a hard time liking him. Now, after reading emails sent by Evan Spiegel during his undergrad time at Stanford, I clearly understand what my instincts were telling me.

Dude’s kind of a dick.

You can see the whole swath of leaked emails at ValleyWag, but I can summarize them all pretty easily for you with the above paragraph. Here’s a typical example:


Like Zuckerberg with his infamous IM leak, Spiegel was in college when he sent these emails, which describe peeing on women, doing blow, drinking underage, getting his friends laid by wasted “sororisluts”, and shooting lasers at “fat chicks.” The emails are disturbing, in…

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Confronting the Contradictions of America’s Past

In this segment of the Bill Moyers show, Dr. Khalil Gibran Muhammad, Director of the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture discusses why history is important to a better understanding of our past racial thoughts in America.