POSTS BY: SAM BRAKE GUIA

Sam Brake Guia

Sam is an energetic and passionate writer/blogger, always looking for the next adventure. In August 2016 he donated all of his possessions to charity, quit his job, and left the UK. Since then he has been on the road travelling through North, Central and South America searching for new adventures and amazing stories.

Research from Chicago questions the impact of video games on empathy

Research from Chicago questions the impact of video games on empathy

In 1975, Death Race, a video game based on the movie Death Race 2000...


Tackling Chicago’s rising hate crime: research exposing hypocrisy reduces blame towards minorities

Tackling Chicago’s rising hate crime: research exposing hypocrisy reduces blame towards minorities

Chicago has so much to be proud of. Deep Dish pizza, a strong resistance...



Why this billionaire believes millennials will be drawn to Detroit’s entrepreneur scene

Why this billionaire believes millennials will be drawn to Detroit’s entrepreneur scene

Detroit has a rich history of innovation, creativity, and hard work. Its citizens are...


Want to be healthier in 2018? Research out of St. Louis says ‘find your purpose’

Want to be healthier in 2018? Research out of St. Louis says ‘find your purpose’

If you plan to start the new year with a healthy attitude, you are...


New research out of Michigan claims once we change our minds, we forget we ever thought otherwise

New research out of Michigan claims once we change our minds, we forget we ever thought otherwise

Fake news is everywhere. Some stories sound pretty believable, others are just darn right...


Why a child’s ATTITUDE towards screens is more important than TIME spent using them

Why a child’s ATTITUDE towards screens is more important than TIME spent using them

Technology and its influence on our children can be a controversial topic. Across the...


Secretary of Transport, 57 global startups slated for AutoMobili-D in Michigan

Secretary of Transport, 57 global startups slated for AutoMobili-D in Michigan

Early this month it was announced that 57 startups from around the world will...


Chicago VC envisions a plant-based burger future

Chicago VC envisions a plant-based burger future

Chicago-based VC Cleveland Avenue, a venture firm founded by former McDonald’s CEO Don Thompson,...


HungerPerks CEO ‘dishes out’ what it’s like to set up food-focused startup in Midwest

HungerPerks CEO ‘dishes out’ what it’s like to set up food-focused startup in Midwest

The Midwest is currently witnessing an incredible amount of innovation from its many startups....


Wichita startup wants to ‘produce next Michael Jordan’ of eSports scene

Wichita startup wants to ‘produce next Michael Jordan’ of eSports scene

When we think of Kansas, we might not think of it as the backdrop...