0 Comments

A Dental Crisis Could be Looming Across America

There’s a dental crisis looming in this country, experts warn. Many people who can’t afford dental insurance are foregoing routine checkups and cleanings, and hesitating to visit the dentist while a problem is small and not yet severe. But even once the problem becomes too severe to ignore any longer, many people choose to visit […]

0 Comments

Address Issues of Cash Flow, Expansion with a Small Business Loan

Surviving as a small business in 2014 won’t be any easier than it has been in the past. Even as Philadelphia Federal Reserve President Charles I. Plosser predicts the economy will grow significantly this year, dropping the unemployment rate to 6.5%, the fact is 80% of all small businesses will still fail. The Realities of […]

0 Comments

The Changing Face of Plastic Surgery in America

When people think of plastic surgery, they usually think of Hollywood — not San Antonio. However, according to a list released by online cosmetic surgery community RealSelf, San Antonio is the city whose residents are most interested in plastic surgery. With 83 views per 1,000 residents, San Antonio came in with the highest number of […]

0 Comments

Should Anti-Texting Laws Extend from the Road to the Sidewalk?

Car accidents are an unfortunately normal occurrence in the United States, with over 10.8 million reported to authorities every year. The causes for this high volume vary from the unavoidable, like mechanical failures and inclement weather, to man-made issues, like drunk driving and texting. The latter causes an estimated 25% of all automobile accidents in […]

0 Comments

California Drought Continues to Raise Worries

Drought conditions continue to worsen throughout much of California and southern Oregon, weeks after California governor Jerry Brown declared a state of emergency. Currently, over two thirds of the State of California is experiencing “extreme” drought, the second-worst category on the drought scale. (For comparison, during the 2007 drought, only 35% of the state experienced […]

0 Comments

Cupid Losing His Touch? Mother Nature is Showing No Love This year.

Valentine’s Day’s warming vibes haven’t managed to work their way to the weather this year, as the brutal winter of 2014 continued over the last week. A storm that raged up and down the East Coast and Southern United States has delayed thousands of flights and deliveries, thwarting lots of romantic plans. Unfortunately, it has […]

0 Comments

More Americans Brewing Their Own Moonshine

Discovery Channel’s Moonshiners brings to light what we all know, but do not talk about. In spite of questionable legality, Americans brew moonshine at home. What many do not realize is that more people are distilling moonshine than ever before — at home and in a professional setting. Moonshine Then and Now Legal disputes about […]

0 Comments

Apple and Microsoft are Using Advanced Controllers to Provide a Better User Experience

There are few things more annoying than having to dig through couch cushions and overturn furniture to try to find the remote, but that tends to be a lot easier and less time-consuming than getting up and changing the channel right on the TV set. In that respect, remotes have completely revolutionized the way people […]

0 Comments

Environmental Concerns Dampen Mood at Sochi Games

The Sochi Olympic games have seen their share of controversy, not least among them a reaction to the approach Russia has taken to important environments in the region. Although Putin had promised “zero waste” game construction standards, it quickly became apparent that the country was ill-equipped to build the large-scale infrastructure needed to host the […]

0 Comments

Counter-Terrorism Measures Can be Used to Help Thwart Cyber Criminals

Last September, cyber attackers were able to steal some £1.3 million from Barclays bank. Over the holiday season in the United States, hackers stole the credit card information of more than 40 million people who shopped at Target, the third-largest retailer in the country. As the number of consumers who make purchases online or in […]