The Art of Giving | Modern Philanthropy and Education

Skills. It’s all about skills. Where are we now? The first industrial revolution used water and steam to mechanize production. The second used electric energy to create mass production, and the

How can you make healthy food resolutions really stick?

For many of us, January is all about giving things up: Maybe we’re going to stop eating meat and embrace a plant-based diet. Or we’re ready to kick excess sugar

Report: Hank Azaria to quit voicing Apu on ‘The Simpsons’

Hank Azaria says he has no plans to continue voicing the character of Apu on “The Simpsons,” according to an industry blog. But that isn’t to

BBC chief Tony Hall to step down amid mounting challenges

BBC Director-General Tony Hall announced Monday that he will step down from the helm of the U.K. broadcaster in six months after seven years in the

Experts say Vincent van Gogh self-portrait is genuine

After years of doubts about its authenticity, experts in Amsterdam have confirmed that a Vincent van Gogh self-portrait was indeed painted by the Dutch master as he recovered in a

Eminem drops surprise album, advocates changes to gun laws

Rapper Eminem once again dropped a surprise album, releasing “Music to Be Murdered By” on Friday — along with a video that calls for changes to gun laws. The follow-up to

Documentary ‘Surviving Jeffrey Epstein’ to air on Lifetime

An investigative documentary about Jeffrey Epstein and how the millionaire sex offender avoided scrutiny is coming to Lifetime. The four-hour film, “Surviving Jeffrey Epstein,” will air this summer, the cable channel

‘Homeland’ star Patinkin lauds intelligence community

THE U.S. intelligence sector has a staunch defender in “Homeland” star Mandy Patinkin. During a panel discussion about the Showtime spy thriller’s final season, Patinkin delivered a passionate speech about the

Wrestler Rocky Johnson, Dwayne Johnson’s father, dead at 75

ROCKY “Soulman” Johnson, a WWE Hall of Fame wrestler who became better known as the father of actor Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, has died. He was 75. WWE issued a statement

Priyanka Chopra Jonas joining Amazon’s spy series ‘Citadel’

Priyanka Chopra Jonas will star opposite Richard Madden in the U.S. edition of “Citadel,” a drama series to be produced in conjunction with programs from several other countries. “The idea is

Springsteen shows up for son’s swearing-in as firefighter

Bruce Springsteen’s son was sworn in Tuesday as a firefighter with the Jersey City Fire Department, along with 15 others. Sam Springsteen was joined by his famous father and mother, Patti

US director Spike Lee to lead Cannes film festival jury

Spike Lee will lead the jury of this year’s Cannes Film Festival, and festival organizers hope the provocative American director will “shake things up” at the gathering of the world’s

Arizona store gives ‘Star Wars’ record back to Mark Hamill

The Force was strong enough at an Arizona store to reunite Luke Skywalker with his long-lost vinyl record. Actor Mark Hamill is praising workers at Bookmans Entertainment Exchange in Flagstaff for

‘Bullitt’ Mustang sells for $3.74 million at Florida auction

The Highland Green 1968 Ford Mustang GT featured in the film “Bullitt” was sold last week at a Florida auction house for $3.74 million. The

Bye, Ricky Gervais: Poehler, Fey to host 2021 Golden Globes

Tina Fey and Amy Poehler will share host duties for the Golden Globes ceremony in 2021. Poehler herself shared the announcement at a TV critics

Milan designers embrace sustainability and Gen-Z’s influence

The growing influence of Generation Z was clear on the second day of Milan Fashion Week: Emporio Armani unveiled an “upcycled” capsule collection, Dolce&Gabbana filled their front row with teenage

Texas city paid Enrique Iglesias $485,000 for 2015 concert

A South Texas city used $485,000 in taxpayer money to pay singer Enrique Iglesias to perform at a holiday concert in 2015, according to contract details made public this week. McAllen

The Art of Giving | Modern Philanthropy. Will Macau lead the way to greater imagination?

The time of the pioneers of modern philanthropy has passed, when giving was a social act made easy by the empty space left over by a public sector that lacked

Celebs donate millions to help Australia wildfire efforts

Elton John and Chris Hemsworth are among the celebrities donating big bucks for relief efforts as wildfires engulf Australia. Hemsworth, the Australian actor who plays Thor in the Marvel movie franchise,

Jason Biggs savors his lasting ‘American Pie’ connection

Jason Biggs has no regrets about being indelibly linked to “American Pie,” the rowdy 1999 adolescent sex comedy. “It changed my life, and it’s the reason I’m still here and still

WP2Social Auto Publish Powered By :