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See a Problem, Solve a Problem: This Week In Daily Giving

Ari Nessel | Posted 04.29.2015 | Impact
Ari Nessel

Zhou Zi Ru is a 15-year-old who has dedicated herself to advocating for harmonious relationships between stray cats and humans in Liaoning, China by procuring food scraps from restauranteurs and feeding her feline friends in centralized locations in order to coax them away from local food vendors.

A Solution to Street Violence Can Be Found in Martial Arts, Yoga and Meditation

Gary Snyder | Posted 04.08.2015 | Healthy Living
Gary Snyder

Every few weeks, it seems, there's a new example of street violence that jumps to front and center of the national media and sparks another round of c...

How Do Martial Artists Break Concrete Blocks?

Quora | Posted 05.16.2015 | Weird News
Quora

I've seen this before. It is really a simple trick when you understand the problem from a structural engineering perspective. The trick consists of a moderate amount of power and speed, and a lot of careful selection of the target material and geometry.

Make a Level Ground

Michael Levin | Posted 03.20.2015 | Impact
Michael Levin

Already an experienced youth worker with an MBA, Ali quit her job four months after starting the pilot program, immediately realizing that addressing issues of systemic social injustice, poverty, and marginalization would require her attention full-time.

Fake it 'Til You Make it Is for Cheaters and Wimps: 7 Habits to Create Real Change Using Aikido & Martial Arts Principles

Susan Harrow | Posted 01.23.2015 | Business
Susan Harrow

Instead of faking it 'til you make it, consider the advice of the late musician Jeff Buckley who said, "Be awake enough to see where you are at any given time and how that is beautiful and has poetry inside even in places you hate."

Breaking Down UFC 177

Dan Shapiro | Posted 10.25.2014 | Sports
Dan Shapiro

It was just three months ago, at UFC 173, that Dillashaw captured the title with a near-perfect finish of Barao. On that night, Dillashaw demonstrated superior speed and striking. Now it remains to be seen if he can deliver a repeat performance.

How Campbell McLaren Spun UFC Into the American Cultural Milieu

Dan Shapiro | Posted 01.23.2014 | Sports
Dan Shapiro

Long before the world embraced the UFC, Semaphore Entertainment Group (SEG) Executive Producer Campbell McLaren thrust mixed martial arts into the American media spotlight, launching the Ultimate Fighting Championship amid a campaign of controversy.

10 Reasons Why I Practice Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

Peggy Nolan | Posted 01.23.2014 | Fifty
Peggy Nolan

My decade of 40 is nearing its end and it's been a great ten years of learning and growing. I got divorced. I battled breast cancer. I married the love of my life. I became a certified yoga teacher. I achieved both my first degree and second degree black belts in Muay Thai Kickboxing. When I turned 49, I asked, 'what's next?'

New-jitsu Politics and the Power of the Far Right

Hans Johnson | Posted 11.30.2013 | Politics
Hans Johnson

For the first time in 15 years, the frame for a national election cycle is coming to focus on the dangers of the extreme right wing holding the country hostage to its ideology.

WATCH: Hilarious Martial Arts Dummy Prank

Posted 08.21.2011 | Comedy

Bubba the martial arts dummy is well known around the offices of Gracie Jiu-Jitsu Academy. He's used in class to help students learn their moves in as...

ICON: The life and Love of an Accidental Artist

Flavia Colgan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Flavia Colgan

Jeremy Kenyon Lockyer Corbell's latest creation, ICON, is a mixed-media series that celebrates the life and style of Sharon Tate in honor of the 40th anniversary of her passing.