Cultivating A Passion: Rick Newcombe On The Magic Of Lifting Weights

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Rick Newcombe, founder and leader of a major publishing platform, told The Daily Caller News Foundation that he attributes his success in part to half a century of lifting weights. Newcombe currently runs Creators Syndicate, an independent distributor of columns and comic strips representing over 200 writers, including Ben Shapiro, Dennis Prager, Larry Elder and Pat Buchanan....

2 Passengers On ‘Fully Vaccinated’ Cruise Quarantined After Testing Positive For COVID-19

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Two people aboard a cruise ship with a fully vaccinated crew and passengers have tested positive for COVID-19 despite, the company said in a statement. The passengers aboard Celebrity Cruises’ Celebrity Millennium ship were found to have tested positive for COVID-19 upon being examined at the end of the trip, the Royal Carribean Group said...

Suicide Attempts Among Adolescents Skyrocketed During The Pandemic, CDC Report Shows

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Suicide-related emergency room visits among both adolescent girls and boys spiked amid the pandemic and continued to surge as lockdowns persisted, according to a government health report. Emergency room (ER) mental health visits increased 31% among children aged 12-17 years old in 2020 compared to the previous year, according to a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention...

Millions Of Vaccine Doses To Be Discarded After Possible Contamination: Report

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The Food and Drug Administration has ordered Johnson & Johnson to dispose of 60 million doses of its COVID-19 vaccine following concerns of possible contamination, the New York Times reported. The doses, produced in a Baltimore factory operated by Emergent BioSolutions, had been undergoing review after a contamination incident affected more than 100 million doses...

‘Happy’ Singer Pharrell Williams Opens Free Private Schools for Underprivileged Kids

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Most of the time celebrities wade into political terrain these days, all they offer is cheap virtue-signaling or preening condescension. So it’s nice to see a Grammy-winning artist putting his money where his mouth is—and actually taking action to help children failed by the public school system.   Popstar Pharrell Williams, known for hits like “Happy,” just...

Filmmakers Take Aim at Lockdowns in ‘Follow the Science’ Documentary

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For the arts industry, 2020 was an unprecedented year. Musicians saw incomes instantly wiped out when live venues were forced to close due to lockdowns. The film industry came to a screeching halt as production studios and sets shut down indefinitely. Countless individuals, from sound technicians to makeup artists, were labeled “unessential” by authorities. But being labeled...

Two Grown-Up Homeschoolers Explain How Alternative Education Helped Them Get Ahead

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With more parents than ever before choosing or considering the homeschooling option, it can be helpful to hear how homeschoolers turn out. According to the US Census Bureau, homeschooling has tripled this academic year from its pre-pandemic levels, with more than 11 percent of current K-12 students currently learning this way. Research reveals generally positive outcomes for...

Deadly Mistake: Ban on Flavored Nicotine Products Led Teenagers to Smoke More Cigarettes, Study Finds

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The latest target of the public health bureaucracy’s regulatory efforts is flavored tobacco products, in particular, flavored vaping products that are often popular among young people. Bans on such products are cropping up around the country, but a new study shows that these restrictions can backfire—to deadly consequence. Yale University Public Health Professor Abigail S. Friedman examined...

Three Significantly Underrated Movies & Why They’re Great – From the Perspective of a Conservative Thinker

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I woke up today thinking about three movies that I believe are among the greatest underrated films ever made. Ground Hog Day, Galaxy Quest, and The Majestic.  They are almost plotless, fantasy and fantastical, and centered on men who are centered on themselves. But all have, and will, stand the test of time. Each has a comic...

Inconsistent Govt Mask Messaging May be to Blame for Vaccine Hesitancy

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Last week, the United States Centers for Disease Control (CDC) updated its guidance on mask-wearing, with director Rochelle Walensky announcing there to be effectively no need for those who have already been administered the COVID-19 vaccine to wear masks in public. This comparatively recent development sluggishly comes on the heels of months-old data overwhelmingly suggesting transmission of...