The actress Hedy Lamarr was known for her beauty and film career, but she was also an inventor. The Official Website of Hedy Lamarr describes her accomplishment as follows: Hedy patented an idea that later became the crutch of both secure military communications and mobile phone technology. In 1942, Hedy and the composer and pianist George […]

Deviating from our usual practice, here’s an op-ed from our editor-in-chief.  I recently came across this statement on LinkedIn: “Being positive in a negative situation is not naïve. It’s LEADERSHIP”. In a nutshell, that’s what The Good Times is all about. Finding the positive in life, and even in negative situations. As is often heard […]

With a view to providing positive role models for children in the Islamic world, Naif Al Mutawa created the Teshkeel Media Group and THE 99, comic book heroes working together to improve the world. The idea behind these children’s adventures is to “tell universally relevant stories” that promote “diversity, multiculturalism, personal responsibility and personal accountability”, […]