For a country that considers itself the world's superpower, its citizens are shockingly deficient when it comes to having a knowledge of foreign languages.
Seattle Seahawks coach Pete Carroll and his many players who were formerly unappreciated by the experts in the sport display in their attitude and actions what I consider to be the greatest wisdom that leads to success in any field.
I sort of watched the Super Bowl on Sunday. The food at my brother-in-law's party was delicious, and Bruno Mars put on a great show in his sparkling g...
Instead of wasting time and money on rumor-mongering and passing redundant legislation, perhaps we should be looking to the root of the problem for solutions.
Each year in late January, we have a short-lived debate about the objectification of women in advertising as corporations spend big dollars on their Super Bowl moments. Let's not forget that one of the root causes of domestic violence and sexual assault is the objectification of women.
I admit it, my lens on the world is colored by what I do here at bLife. I'm always looking for examples of how training the brain to develop psychological health and resilience, or what we call "mind fitness," is becoming mainstream.
Right-wingers like Rush Limbaugh, Glenn Beck, former Congressman Allen West, and others are freaking out about Coca Cola's Super Bowl ad featuring "America the Beautiful" sung in different languages as faces of people of different cultures are shown.
Everyone is talking about Cheerios! The New York Times (article), Fox News, MSNBC and others have made an inter-ethnic family the cause de jour (MSN...
Why should sports venues be green? Their very size and scale make it a no-brainer. By the very nature of their mission, they are going to use a LOT of energy, especially if some of it is needed to keep people warm.
Can you really fault athletes for these tendencies?
Super Bowl commercials are well-known for their controversial subjects and the chatter they spark post-game, but the conversations following Coca Cola's "America the Beautiful" ad were in a league of their own.
Are you ready for some... online dating? While the final word of this phrase may normally be football, there may be a larger connection between the outcome of a football game and online dating activity than one might normally imagine.
Yes, Mr. West, America will look very different in 2043. That America, too, will be beautiful. Let us "work for the elevation" of every American and reap the national prosperity that the realization of their individual promise will bring.
I can snob it up with the best of them. But I also usually manage to remind myself of the humanity of what we are doing, and in the end, that tempers my opinion. I think the love of the art form and the artists.
Knowing your audience has a new meaning. Along with figuring out what might interest humans, you increasingly need to appeal to machines.
So it may seem to some that this is solely a sport of men jumping on top of one another, a sort of testosterone climax, yet it is so much more.