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Seattle Unveils Vision For New Waterfront With A Gondola and Hot Tubs

After more than a year and a half in the making, public officials unveiled architects’ hopes and vision for Seattle’s new waterfront on March 5. The conceptual drawings are ambitious, with plans for a waterside wave pool, hot tubs, and even a gondola. “Around the central waterfront would be a 26-block promenade from the Stadium […]

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Scam Artists Can Come In From Every Angle, Better Business Bureau Warns

“Baby you’re a rich man/baby you’re a rich man, too,” sang The Beatles in 1967. If you’re Carrie Brown, you likely could have said something very similar to your best friend, Tina Caronna, while you enjoyed the financial fruits of her husband’s labor. Tina’s scam-artist husband, Joe, convinced Carrie to buy insurance and annuities from […]

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J.D. Power Teams Up with DealerRater to Help Spread Info About Customer-Dealership Satisfaction

It’s no secret that the reviews you’re reading online might not be actual reviews written by real people. Review aggregator Yelp faced scrutiny last fall when New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman found that 19 different companies had been publishing false reviews on the site in order to get a competitive edge among prospective […]

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Survey Reveals Watching ABC’s “The Bachelor” Increases Interest in Divorce

Fans of ABC’s “The Bachelor” have an especially keen interest in divorce, Entertainment Weekly reported on Monday. According to an Exponential Interactive survey, “Bachelor” enthusiasts are 14.5 times more likely to show interest in divorce-related topics online. “They are also 11.4 times more interested in seeking out an attorney to get the ball rolling,” The […]

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While Americans Struggle to Get Away, the POTUS Heads South

The news that President Obama recently got away to play golf in the sunny state of Florida is not sitting well with many Americans. After taking time to record another internet and radio address on raising the federal minimum wage, the POTUS and family hopped on Air Force One, escaping the arctic grasp of Washington […]

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February Shows No Change for Slumping U.S. Auto Industry

This February, U.S. auto sales were essentially flat in spite of rising showroom traffic. Industry watchers are hoping that March will break the three-month current slump. According to Tire Business, total sales were down 0.03 from the year before — a very small dip, but certainly not a gain. Out of the five largest auto […]

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El Nino Watch in Effect, Experts Warn

Polar vortexes, record-breaking cold temperatures, and persistent winter storms may have a lasting impact, experts warn. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) Climate Prediction Center released a new report — with some potentially troubling news. An El Nino cycle may develop “in the summer or fall of this year,” according to Business Insider; there […]

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Both Beard and Hair Transplants Are On the Rise, and Here’s Why

Beards are cool. If you don’t believe so, ask your neighbor — you know, the chain-smoking dude who wears knit ski hats in the summer and rides his bike everywhere in the winter. He can tell you from experience how cool beards are. And now, he’s got the stories to back it up. That’s right: […]

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Shoveling and Icy Roads Aren’t the Only Risk Factors for Your Back

This winter has been particularly cold and snow has blanketed regions all over the United States. Unfortunately, winter wonderlands are not always completely enjoyable. In fact, when roads get icy and slick, they can be quite dangerous. But, perhaps surprisingly, there might be some risks before you even get onto the road. Shoveling out your […]

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Life in Crimea after Russian Invasion

After the invasion of Russia, the life in Crimea is totally strange. It has been reported by a private news agency that life in Crimea is very tense but streets look calm and unaffected. Ukraine officials have said that “more than 16,000 troops of Russia have besieged the peninsula and got controlled over 10 Ukraine […]