To avoid criticism do nothing, say nothing, be nothing.” - Elbert Hubbard
NPR: Twitter's Biz Stone On Starting a Revolution →
“… People all around the world are realizing that we’re not just necessarily citizens of a particular state or a particular country, but citizens of the world. And this is a growing feeling, and I think that the Internet and social media tools are making the world a smaller place and allowing us to feel this empathy.” In honor of Twitter’s upcoming 5th birthday.
The greatest glory in living, lies not in never falling, but in rising every...
An excerpt from the latest: To realize The value of four years: Ask a graduate. To realize The value of one year: Ask a student who has failed a final exam. To realize The value of one month: Ask a mother who has given birth to a premature baby. To realize The value of one week: Ask an editor of a weekly newspaper. To realize The value of one minute: Ask a person who has missed the train, bus or...
It’s better to be looked over than overlooked.” - Mae West
Turning French Fries Green →
Tri-State Biodiesel, a Bronx-based company, turns grease collected in city restaurants into biodiesel fuel that powers trucks and heats buildings. The firm provides a sustainable model for the growing number of enterprises that enter this still small market. The United States produced 60 billion gallons of diesel fuel last year but only half a billion gallons of biodiesel. The company has over...