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Muhammad Yunus and the Concept of Microfinance

By Phin Upham Muhammad Yunus is credited with developing the incredibly innovative concepts of micro-finance and microcredit. Yunus developed a system for poor people to invest in each other through small loans, thereby lifting one another out of poverty. Micro credit works by offering small loans to people in need who would not normally receive such loans. It has had a significant impact in developing entrepreneurial...

FedEx: America’s First Single-Carrier Shipper

By Phin Upham FedEx Express and FedEx are the same company, but there is a different starting point for each one. Fred Smith was studying at Yale when he realized a simple fact every business person takes for granted: time is money. Except the advent of technology meant more could be accomplished in less time, so time was worth even more money than it ever was before. So Smith decided that he wanted to tackle the fundamental...

Gelato Versus Ice Cream: The Differences

During World War II, ice cream became a staple of summertime. According to statistics, 90% of American households consume ice cream, and from its multiple flavors to its abundance of toppings, it serves as the largest form of dessert.  Still, gelato continues to gain popularity and some stores that traditionally offer ice cream now have gelato too. But what are the differences that set these two iced treats...

The Mars Candy Bar Company

By Samuel Phineas Upham During World War II, Wrigley was a gum available only to troops. Today, thanks to the Mars Company, Wrigley gum is just one of many candies and confectionaries available in super markets and corner stores across the nation. Frank C. Mars began the company with his second wife, Ethel after having learned the art of candy dipping from his mother. They started a factory in 1911 to produce and sell candy...

The Universe Is Full of Infinite Possibilities

  Written by Dr. Eric Amidi. Albert Einstein once said “reality is merely an illusion, albeit a very persistent one” and he was correct — the idea of what is “real” is not as black and white as most people believe. In fact, modern scientific breakthroughs have only served prove Einstein’s point. Scientists are now beginning to come to the understanding that there are multiple ways to interpret reality and...

Using the Laws of Attraction to Make a Romantic Co...

Written by Dr. Eric Amidi. It probably isn’t much of a surprise that the Law of Attraction is a powerful approach to improving your relationship success. However, you might be surprised to learn exactly how it can work to help you find romantic success. The Law of Attraction isn’t about finding ways to start a relationship with a particular person or even turn a relationship into a marriage. It’s about opening yourself...

Planning an Amazing Ice Cream Social

Ice cream is a treat everyone can gather around, and an ice cream social is a fun way for family and friends to enjoy the last bit of sun before winter. Planning a social isn’t hard, and it’s a great way to spend a lazy Sunday afternoon. Assemble Supplies Begin with a quick inventory check of what you have and what you need. You also need to determine what flavors of ice cream or gelato you want to serve. Gelato pan...

Cooking on Wagon Trains

This article was written by Samuel Phineas Upham The year of 1840, Oregon saw only about 150 settlers in the area. The land was ripe for farming, but the journey to get there took pioneers through the Oregon Trail toward the Pacific Northwest. Today, one might recall the game “Oregon Trail,” and its frequent “death by dysentery” to get a hint of what life was like. The journal of Hattie Campbell gives more vivid...