Throwback Thursday: Why Brazil Speaks Portuguese

Even though Brazil is the largest country in South America (the continent where Spanish is the most common language), it is the only country in the continent where Portuguese is the national language. The explorations of Christopher Columbus did play a role in this language idiosyncrasy, but we can’t give Chris all of the credit. […]

2013: Curtain Call

As the sun sets on 2013, what better time do we have to reflect on the year? In the digital age, we’ve been able to document so much—not just the events, but the reactions to them. This past year saw scandalous news like Lance Armstrong’s drug enhancement confession and “Catfishing,” tragic news such as the […]

Trending News Monday: Driver Charged in Train Crash

Happy trending news Monday! If you were caught up enjoying baseball, hot dogs and apple pie this weekend and missed the hot headlines, have no fear. Today, Our Space brings you some of this weekend’s top news stories. Train Crash Driver Charged Yesterday, Francisco Jose Garzon Amo was charged with negligent homicide–the train he was […]

Creative Inspiration

So true—I always say—if it wasn’t for the last minute, nothing would get done.  Creativity cannot be forced, but you can prime the pump. One of my favorite ways to do that is to peruse the Internet and all its offerings. I have literally Googled, “Beautiful Pictures” before, wherein a flood of fabulous images from all […]