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Woman Quits Job By Dancing to Kanye West

In Uncategorized on September 30, 2013 at 5:14 pm

I hope this is real because I think it is AWESOME! You go girl.

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Marina Shifrin worked long hours for the Taiwanese animator, Next Media Animation, and when she decided to quit her job, she thought a viral video would be the most appropriate way to do it.

During a particularly late night when she was still at the office at 4:30 a.m., Shifrin set up cameras and started an epic one-woman dance party to Kanye West’s “Gone.”

“My boss only cares about quantity and how many views each video gets,” she says in scrolling text over the clip, representing the media industry’s larger challenge to find the right balance between producing great stories and scoring lots of page views.

Since the clip was uploaded to YouTube over the weekend, it has garnered more than a quarter million views and has been picked up by Gawker, The Huffington Post, and The Telegraph, inspiring downtrodden cubicle jockeys everywhere:

[tweet https://twitter.com/MARINAvsTweets/status/384625140534738944]

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Are You One of the 71% that Hate Their Job?

In Freelancing, Inspiration, Random, Writing on September 29, 2013 at 9:59 am

i hate my job

 

 

I found this statistic to be sad and disheartening. According to a Gallup poll 71% of Americans don’t like their jobs. Maybe when they find that they don’t enjoy their chosen field as much as they thought they would when they decided on a career path when they were 18. Maybe they have horrible management. Maybe they are getting older and having trouble keeping up with the demands of their job. Maybe they just grew up. Maybe their job is a job that really sucks.

I would think that this is part of the bigger picture on may changes in society, such as better living through prescription drugs, higher depression rates, deterioration of families and on and on and on.

I am fortunate that I am in a position to do what I love but that certainly was not the case for most of my life. Are you just existing at your job? If you could do anything in the world, what would it be? If you could start over at what point in your life would you have made the change? I think if I had it to do over I would have been a teacher and a writer.

An easy to understand explanation of Obamacare

In Random on September 29, 2013 at 9:26 am

If you are having trouble understanding Obamacare (whether you agree with it or not) you may want to watch this video. This issue can be confusing and with all the polititians that are using Obamacare as a vehicle for thier own agendas is has become very complicated. I hope this helps.

Dylan Garity – “Rigged Game” (NPS 2013)

In Uncategorized on September 27, 2013 at 8:23 am

There are so many ways that our education is broken and if we continue to suck the humanity and creativity out of our classrooms we are doomed. Why are we not teaching children to learn instead of take tests. Why are we not answering questions? Why are we not teaching them to read. We are stealing our children;s education by our attempt to teach to the middle and create an average student body. Look into your child’s eyes and see if test taking should define who they are. Or are they more? Isn’t the world here to explore? Or should we keep them in rounded hallways so they don’t see the blood of their spirit flowing on the floor?

If you really want to see a society of mediocrity come to pass than you should support www.corestandards.org . If you don’t stand up and protect your child’s education and their child’s education. They can’t protect themselves.

Boys Suspended for Playing with Toy Guns at Home

In Uncategorized on September 25, 2013 at 8:04 am

Why are we jeopardizing this young man’s education? I remember when my brother and I were kids and we had kumquat wars on our bikes (BTW getting hit by a kumquat from a speeding bike hurts,,, I mean really) and played demolition derby in out neighborhood canals with our small motor boats, We even skateboarded on sidewalks and yes, our neighborhood kids would have toy gun battles all over the neighborhood. These terrible “dangerous delinquents” grew up to wonderful mothers and fathers, business owners, doctors, lawyers and very constructive members of society. Today kids can’t run through the neighborhood playing because they can get in trouble for just being kids. I guess its probably better to just have then stay home isolated and playing video games. This school’s attitude DISGUSTS me.

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A school In Virginia Beach is attempting to extend its policies into student’s homes. Two 7th graders were suspended for playing with toy guns on their own property.  A school committee voted to suspend one of the students, Khalid Caraballo, for an entire year.

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Are You Really Motivated? (Phenomenal Workout Motivation!)

In Uncategorized on September 24, 2013 at 2:20 pm

Now here is something to think about. Oh yeah, and what these guys do with basketballs is pretty amazing.

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This video reminds me of any athlete who is trying to take their skills, body or health to the next level! It’s also reminds me of what it takes to bring our life to a higher level, regardless of what you do! It’s not just about reaching the goal, it’s about who you BECOME throughout the journey!!! Check out this video!!

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Dairy Queen Worker Repays Blind Man, Rights Someone Else’s Wrong

In Uncategorized on September 20, 2013 at 9:48 am

I wish they had the woman who stole the money on video. That way at least she may feel embarrassed. Probably not though. Life is about the choices you make and this young man is making the right ones. I imagine his parents were very proud of the man he is becoming even before this incident.

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Watch how this 19-year-old Dairy Queen manager made national news with a simple act of kindness.

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A wonderful story of giving.

In Uncategorized on September 18, 2013 at 7:13 am

This is an amazing commercial from Thailand that will bring tears to your eyes.

WATCH: Father Hears Kidnapped Daughter’s Voice After 3 Years

In Uncategorized on September 17, 2013 at 3:09 pm

This happens more often than you would think.

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When William Warren’s daughter disappeared in June of 2010, Missouri police dismissed the case as a civil matter. Three years later, the Jackson County Prosecutor’s Office investigated further and located Warren’s daughter Lillie in Oklahoma. Watch as Warren receives a call from his daughter, and hears her voice for the first time since she went missing. He tells her “This is all temporary… be strong as I’ve always told you to be.”

(MOREWATCH: Boy Hears His Dad’s Voice for First Time)

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