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Device Distraction Hinders Parenting

Device Distraction Hinders Parenting

It’s been well established that using a smartphone while driving increases the risk of an accident. But many doctors, academic researchers and police now believe that a similar factor could be at play in injuries to young children. In fact, according to the Centers for Disease Control, nonfatal injuries to children younger than age 5 […]

By April 21, 2014 Read More →
Current Use of Public Transit Matches 1950′s Use

Current Use of Public Transit Matches 1950′s Use

Americans are now riding public buses, trains and subways more than during any time since 1956. According to the American Public Transportation Association, Americans took 10.7 billion trips on public transportation in 2013 – the highest annual public transit ridership in 57 years and the eighth straight year those rides exceeded 10 billion. In fact, […]

By April 8, 2014 Read More →
What Happened to TV’s First Marijuana Ad?

What Happened to TV’s First Marijuana Ad?

Earlier this month, media outlets including CNN, ABC News and Time magazine confirmed certain U.S. markets would soon view the nation’s first marijuana television ad. According to the sources, a commercial for MarijuanaDoctors.com was set to air on stations including Fox, CNN and ESPN in New Jersey. The one-minute spot, which appears on YouTube, features […]

By April 2, 2014 Read More →
Income Inequality: Why You Should Get Used to This Debate

Income Inequality: Why You Should Get Used to This Debate

By Lennox Yieke Income inequality is no longer a topic reserved to the exclusive domain of left-leaning discourse that typically clamors for social equality and opposes social hierarchy. At the 2014 World Economic Forum in Davos, income inequality, which has previously been discussed in earlier WEF meetings, though in a perfunctory fashion, took on a […]

By March 27, 2014 Read More →
Congressman Proposes Free Money for Every American Child

Congressman Proposes Free Money for Every American Child

If one congressman has his way, the government will soon give money to every American child as a way to fight economic inequality for future generations. On March 4, Rep. Joe Crowley (D-NY) announced a plan to help American families build savings for their children’s futures. The legislation would create a long-term savings account for […]

By March 17, 2014 Read More →
E-cigarettes The next to be regulated… But how?

E-cigarettes The next to be regulated… But how?

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration defines an e-cigarette as a battery-operated device that turns nicotine, flavorings, and other chemicals into a vapor that can be inhaled. Notice the absence of the terms tobacco or smoke. Thus lies the controversy, as “vapers” (as electronic-cigarette users prefer to be called) are termed smokers and their devices […]

By January 24, 2014 Read More →
Poll Shows Americans 40 Percent More Likely to Own VCR than Video-Game System

Poll Shows Americans 40 Percent More Likely to Own VCR than Video-Game System

Although many Americans couldn’t get enough of the modern gadgets showcased at the recent Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, a new Gallup poll indicates they aren’t yet ready to dispose of devices many consider antiquated technology. According to the poll of 1,031 American adults, conducted December 5-8, more than half of Americans still own […]

By January 20, 2014 Read More →
The Wolf of Wall Street In Theatres Now

The Wolf of Wall Street In Theatres Now

Martin Scorsese’s The Wolf of Wall Street, premiered in theatres on December 25, and audiences finally got the much anticipated visual taste of Wall Street banker Jordan Belfort’s rise to excess and downward spiral ending in imprisonment. Critics expect the biopic to be a massive hit, with its all-star director Scorsese and lead Leonardo DiCaprio, […]

By January 2, 2014 Read More →
8 Illegal Interview Questions…  And How to Respond

8 Illegal Interview Questions… And How to Respond

Looking for a job can be difficult but fulfilling the interview process can prove to be not only difficult but stressful.  Please take a moment to watch the following video on how you can avoid not only uncomfortable but illegal questions while keeping your composure and portraying the confidence you need to win that position.

By December 13, 2013 Read More →
CEO Doug Parker Heads New American Airlines Group

CEO Doug Parker Heads New American Airlines Group

American Airlines’ parent company, AMR Corp. and US Airways Group Inc. officially announced that their $17 billion merger was complete on Monday December 10, creating the world’s largest airline. The newly merged entity is called The American Airlines Group Inc. (NASDAQ: AAL) and has US Airways’ CEO Doug Parker at the helm. Parker has been one of […]

By December 11, 2013 Read More →
Is Janet Yellen Good for Main Street?

Is Janet Yellen Good for Main Street?

By Lennox Yieke Janet Yellen, the current Federal Reserve Vice-Chair, and the next likely person to replace Ben Bernanke at the helm of things, has been at the center of economic discourse over the past several months. Yellen, who was nominated by President Barack Obama, was approved by the Senate Banking Committee on November 22. […]

By December 9, 2013 Read More →
Yahoo! (NASDAQ: YHOO) Steers a Better Course with Mayer

Yahoo! (NASDAQ: YHOO) Steers a Better Course with Mayer

There may be hope yet for drama laden internet giant Yahoo (NASDAQ: YHOO). In what has been something of a joke in Silicon Valley, the revolving door leading to the CEO’s suite may finally be a thing of the past. It is no exaggeration to say that Yahoo has had five chief operating officers in […]