Steve Jobs’ Outstanding Stanford Commencement Speech from 2005

Steve Jobs

This speech has so much more significance today, because Steve Jobs has died. You can read my full coverage of his death and the tributes to him on the blog at GeekBeat.TV. This is a speech that Steve Jobs, the founder of Apple, gave at Stanford University in 2005 for the graduation commencement. (Thanks to […]

Sam the Koala Rescued After Australian Bush Fires


I first learned about this heart touching story over on The Australian. It seems that a group of fire fighters, who had been battling a massive raging inferno, responsible for killing at least 180 people, came upon a dehydrated and injured little Koala in a burned out area of the forest. One of the firemen, […]

Randy Pausch’s Last Lecture: Achieving Your Childhood Dreams

Really Achieving Your Childhood Dreams Speech

If you haven’t heard of Randy Pausch, you need to. Randy was a Carnegie Mellon Professor (Oct. 23, 1960 – July 25, 2008) who gave his famous last lecture at the university on Sept. 18, 2007, before a packed McConomy Auditorium. In his moving presentation, “Really Achieving Your Childhood Dreams,” Pausch talked about his lessons […]

One Man’s Weekly Links – March 7, 2008

Red Balloons Wall Graphics

It’s been a little while since I’ve dished out my weekly links. Let’s see if I can get back in the habit from here on out… Threadless Wall Graphics Shop – Very cool! And Cheap! Spade High School’s Last Graduation Cool Cars We Miss – #1 My NSX! TripIt is a travel assistant that automatically […]

Anyone Can Make a Difference

Johnny the Bagger

First of all, I’m going to have to apologize for the fact that this video starts automatically. I tried to fix that, but couldn’t get the code to work properly. If anyone knows how to fix it I’m all ears… Anyway, this is a very inspirational little video that is appropriate for a wide range […]

Faith, The 2-Legged Dog

Ok, this is something I never thought I would see. As far as inspiration is concerned, it’s right up there with the Father and Son Team Hoyt, only this time it’s man’s best friend that proves anything is truly possible. Daryn Kagan brings you the inspiring story of Faith, a 2-legged dog who walks upright […]

What My Father Means to Me, by Richard E. Hoyt Jr.

A while back I wrote about one of the most inspiring stories I’ve ever heard about, the father and son team of Richard Hoyt and Richard Hoyt Jr. Well, in the June 2007 issue of Men’s Health magazine Richard Jr. published a huge father’s day letter to his dad. I figured it would be appropriate […]

World’s Most Inspiring Story – Dick and Rick Hoyt

This is quite possibly the most inspirational and touching thing I’ve ever seen in my life. It’s the story of Dick and Rick Hoyt, and words don’t do it justice so just watch the video. And guys… don’t watch this around anyone you don’t want to see you weep. Trust me. And by the way, […]

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