One of the patron thought-leaders of Lead21 is Milton Friedman … one of the greatest economists of the 20th Century (and now the 21st Century).
Friedman solidified his stardom by creating a 10-part TV series in the 1970s called Free to Choose. this is a television classic and there is nothing better to watch to get educated on economics. this TV series is better than any college education on economics or political thought.
Economist Greg Mankiw (another one of my favorite economists) provides a link to the free videos (now available on Google video) on his blog:
My friend and tech genius Alan Peterson recently launched a new site called DiscoverSudoKu.com
Sudokus are puzzles (see image on the left) ... kind of like crossword puzzles with numbers. they can be very easy or extremely challenging. Alan build a Sudoku generator from scratch ... and he has become a master at solving these puzzles.
i encourage you to check out this new Sudoku craze ... but watch out ... you might get addicted (I am actually going cold turkey in the month of November after spending too much time on the puzzles in October)....
It's all good news for comedians. Laughter is good for you -- it's practically official. Last month researchers at the University of Maryland School of Medicine in Baltimore showed that laughter is linked to the healthy function of blood vessels.
You'll learn some fascinating facts. "David" was the second most polular name in the 1960s, fourth most popular in the 70s, fifth most in the 80s, 11th in the 1990s, and 14th in 2003. But Davids, do not worry, David was only the 30th most popular name in the 1910s.
If you are like me and have always wondered why you know so many Jennys -- it is because "Jennifer" was the most common girl name in the 1970s.