As lead vocalist of the Cranberries, Dolores O'Riordan was one of the most visible females in early-'90s alternative rock. Born the youngest of seven children on September 6, 1971, the Limerick native grew up finding solace in music, singing from an early age as well as playing classical piano and harmonium in church. In 1990, she … Continue reading The Cranberries Dreams
Martin Luther King Jr. was a Baptist minister and social activist, who led the Civil Rights Movement in the United States from the mid-1950s until his death by assassination in 1968. Martin Luther King Jr. was born in 1929 in Atlanta, Georgia. King, a Baptist minister and civil-rights activist, had a seismic impact on race … Continue reading The Two Minute Bio: Martin Luther King Jr.
Grammy-winner Tina Turner rose to fame in the 1960s by singing and performing with then-husband Ike Turner, later enjoying an international solo career with hits like "What's Love Got to Do With It," "Better Be Good to Me," "Private Dancer" and "Typical Male." Born in Tennessee in 1939, Tina Turner began performing with musician Ike … Continue reading Life Quotes #14
You buy a pet for yourself, a dog or cat and take it home. You search through the internet searching for cute names to give it, think of goofy film characters you want to name your pet and it's sorted. The next shopping list includes premium pet food not the cheap tin of jellymeat that … Continue reading Do We Own Our Pets Or Do They Own Us?
DIRECTOR: Clint Eastwood RATING: 5/5 Clint Eastwood's film Million Dollar Baby is deeper and more profound than a three point sermon could be if you're sitting in church. In fact Eastwood's character Frankie Dunn does go to mass every week and pesters the local priest about theology with delight. Much the same way this film asks questions … Continue reading Million Dollar Baby (2005) Anyone Can Lose One Fight
Scott Dinsmore quit a job that made him miserable, and spent the next four years wondering how to find work that was joyful and meaningful. He shares what he learned in this deceptively simple talk about finding out what matters to you — and then getting started doing it. https://www.ted.com/talks/scott_dinsmore_how_to_find_work_you_love?referrer=playlist-talks_to_help_you_find_your_pu
Born in Canada in 1945, Neil Young arrived in the U.S. in the mid-1960s and co-founded the band Buffalo Springfield. He earned fame both as a member of Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young (CSN&Y) and as a solo artist, writing and recording such timeless songs as "Old Man," "Hey Hey, My My (Into the Black)," … Continue reading Neil Young-Tell Me Why
Known as the "Oracle of Omaha," Warren Buffett is an investment guru and one of the richest and most respected businessmen in the world. orn in Nebraska in 1930, Warren Buffett demonstrated keen business abilities at a young age. He formed Buffett Partnership Ltd. in 1956, and by 1965 he had assumed control of Berkshire … Continue reading The Two Minute Bio: Warren Buffett
Tony Robbins is a motivational speaker who has written popular self-help books and has worked with many public figures. The author of several best-selling self-help books, including Awaken the Giant Within, Tony Robbins has become well known for his much-publicised "firewalk" seminars. Though Robbins theories, techniques and self-promoting style have received much criticism, he remains a … Continue reading Life Quotes #13
RATING: 5/5 DIRECTOR: Alfred Hitchcock The story seems like a re run watching it in the 21st century and I can imagine this film pressed all the right buttons for audiences in 1959. This film will be noted in Hitchcock's Top 5 films anywhere you look on the internet. Cary Grant plays his part well … Continue reading North By Northwest (1959) – The Mistaken Identity-