Prestige of the Eagle Scout

by Anthony C. LoBaido -- OAKLAND, CA. – When I was young, between the ages of 11 and 13 years old, I had one major goal in life – to earn the rank more…

'Failure is a vital precursor to success'

by Anthony C. LoBaido -- "For sudden the worst turns the best to the brave." – "Prospice" by Robert Browning SILICON VALLEY, CA. – Sir Ernest Shackleton's Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition (1914-1917) was a more…

Tantalizing tidbits behind Trump's tweets

by Anthony C. LoBaido -- SILICON VALLEY, California – Big Data is increasingly taking center stage in our postmodern lives. President Donald Trump is making use of new social-media tools that take his more…

The sociopath next door

by Anthony C. LoBaido -- Have you encountered manipulators, narcissists, sociopaths and psychopaths? If so, how can you identify them and neutralize the danger they pose to you and your loved ones? Enter more…

Who took Gadhafi's $7 billion in lost gold?

by Anthony C. LoBaido -- MONTCLAIR, CA. – Montclair is a wealthy enclave of Oakland. It's clean and lovely. Along with neighboring Piedmont, the town boasts various attractive features. Yet these two districts more…

A sparrow falls at 'The Real Beach'

by Anthony C. LoBaido -- "There is one bird in my house." – Lyrics from Bird 1 by Underworld "Are not two sparrows sold for a penny? And yet not one of them more…

Bitcoin: The future of money?

by Anthony C. LoBaido -- SILICON VALLEY, CA. – The future of money has arrived. Electrons on a computer screen can be sent instantaneously around the world to transmit funds – or even more…

An army of one

by Anthony C. LoBaido -- "Be very careful if you make a woman cry, because God counts her tears. The woman came out of a man's rib. Not from his feet to be more…

Red, White and Blue dawn in Yemen

by Anthony C. LoBaido -- "The world breaks everyone and afterward many are strong at the broken places. But those that will not break it kills. It kills the very good and the more…