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CNN Freedom Project

This is a awesome effort by CNN, they launched a the CNN Freedom Project in attempt to stop modern day slavery. It starts with education and it with education everyone can do something about the issue. Here are some stats that you should know!

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The 98-Year-Old Female Judo Master

Here is one inspiring story about Keiko Fukuda who is a Judo Master from Japan who dedicated her life to martial art’s despite the resistance she got throughout her life. She could not go beyond the 5th degree black belt till lately when she became the only women in the world to receive a 10th degree black belt. Passion and perseverance does pay! Watch the below clip from the upcoming doc Be Strong, Be Gentle, Be Beautiful, which profiles the life…

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Why You Should Donate Blood

I try to donate blood at least twice a year. While it saves lives and helps those who might need it, i had a friend who is a doctor who gave me a simple analogy which stuck in my head. The reason you service your car every 3-4 months is so that you can remove the engine oil which lubricates your can mechanics to new oil so that it runs smoothly. If you didn’t change your car oil, it collects all sorts…

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CNN Heroes of the Year 2010

This is by far my favourite award show, CNN Heroes calls for extrodinary people who have been doing great things in thr background to bring them to the front and to recognize their awesome work. I had the opportunity to watch one of the heroes sometime back and started following them since. CNN announced that the 2010 CNN Hero was Anurada Koirala. She runs Friends of Maiti Nepal Friends of Maiti Nepal’s primary role is to gather resources in the…

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