SPENT: Could You Make It Through The Month?

The Human Truth of the Living Vicariously™ wave is: “To me, that was almost real.”™ Here is a website that has put this wave to work in an engaging way. Most everyone I know, myself included, whines about making ends … Read More

Fuel Poverty Rising

In Britain, there are two factors seriously impacting the ability to pay the everyday fuel cost of living; rising unemployment and higher energy prices. Sound familiar? Those two factors are creating a similar class of fuel-poor people in the U.S. … Read More

$1 Per Day To Not Get Pregnant

That’s right, dollar a day to keep babies away! Money is the oldest incentive to reward behavior, and a program funded by the University of North Carolina decided it’d be twice as rewarding to prevent teen pregnancy and up college … Read More

Unlikely Art

We’ve all seen them. The images of bare-footed children so skinny their filth stained clothes would better fit hangers. They wear bottomless expressions of sorrow and hunger, the faces of those forced to live in squalor and filth. Violence and … Read More

CultureWaves Trends

The Places We Live

We generally tend to think of “giving back” in terms of volunteerism, charity, donations or activism. Those fighting for a rightful cause and collecting funds to improve the quality of life for others, both man and animal, find fulfillment in … Read More

Burger King’s Whopper Controversy

Burger King finds itself the target of the latest in consumer uproar with the release of its advertising campaign entitled “Whopper Virgins”. At the forefront is the slogan “If you want a real opinion about a burger, asks someone who … Read More