Technology
Baffled by Bitcoin? These Services are Clearing the Confusion

Baffled by Bitcoin? These Services are Clearing the Confusion

Intuit is bringing Bitcoin one step closer to the mainstream with its new PayByCoin Service, but the financial management solution company isn’t the only group interested in adapting the…

Small Businesses Forgoing Websites Because of Time and Expense — But Is It Costing Them in the Long Run?

Small Businesses Forgoing Websites Because of Time and Expense — But Is It Costing Them in the Long Run?

Despite the ease of setting up a website these days, many small business owners confess that they don’t have their own homepage — something that experts would say…

Nation

Following State Legislature Vote, Alaskan Wildlife Troopers Receive Extra Funds to Enforce Fishing Regs

Following State Legislature Vote, Alaskan Wildlife Troopers Receive Extra Funds to Enforce Fishing Regs

Following a vote from the Alaska State Legislature, $175,000 have been added to the state’s wildlife…

Viral Video Provides Cautionary Tale: Fireworks and Floating Docks Don’t Mix

Viral Video Provides Cautionary Tale: Fireworks and Floating Docks Don’t Mix

What was supposed to be a grand fireworks display turned into a dangerous fire that destroyed…

Veterinary Mobility Act Passed By Senate, Ready for President’s Signature

Veterinary Mobility Act Passed By Senate, Ready for President’s Signature

On Wednesday, July 16, the U.S. Senate unanimously approved the Veterinary Mobility Act – about a week…

Massachusetts Gets Lucky as Hurricane Arthur Floods Streets, Leaves Homes Alone

Massachusetts Gets Lucky as Hurricane Arthur Floods Streets, Leaves Homes Alone

Hurricane Arthur swept across Massachusetts last Saturday, as many in the area battened down the…

LifeStyle

EPA Plans to Restrict Greenhouse Gases Emitted By Refrigerators

EPA Plans to Restrict Greenhouse Gases Emitted By Refrigerators

On Thursday, July 10, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced its proposal for a plan that would ban the use of certain hydrofluorocarbons in cooling systems such as household…

Armed Forces Day Activities in UK Encourage Reservists to Wear a Different Uniform to Work

Armed Forces Day Activities in UK Encourage Reservists to Wear a Different Uniform to Work

From emergency response personnel to mail carriers, many workers around the world rely on uniforms to do their jobs. In the United Kingdom, military reservists are wore a…

Alabama’s Gay-Sex Ban Overturned

Alabama’s Gay-Sex Ban Overturned

Civil rights groups cheered last week when an Alabama appeals court struck down part of a state sexual misconduct law, ruling it as unconstitutional. Under the now dead…

Engagement Ring Selfies — Because Regular Selfies Are So Last Year

Engagement Ring Selfies — Because Regular Selfies Are So Last Year

That’s right — there’s something called an “engagement ring selfie” and it’s taking social media by storm. Certainly you’ve seen plenty of selfies already (it’s nearly impossible to…

Business

The Giant Corporation Behind Your Favorite Sunglasses

The Giant Corporation Behind Your Favorite Sunglasses

Almost everyone has a favorite brand of sunglasses, or can at least name a few of the various styles, labels, and…

Business

The Giant Corporation Behind Your Favorite Sunglasses

Almost everyone has a favorite brand of sunglasses, or can at least name a few of the various styles, labels, and designers that create this stylish and…

Entertainment

YouTube in Talks to Produce Premium Original Video Content

In an effort to be more competitive with original content producers like Netflix and Amazon, reports say YouTube is in talks to begin funding premium content of its…

Finance

A Glass Ceiling Exists for Female Entrepreneurs Seeking Small Business Loans, Says New Report

There’s a gender gap when it comes to income, but is there one as well when it comes to owners receiving business loans? According to a congressional…

Health

The Bald Facts on a Hair Loss Miracle

Since the age of two, Kyle Rhodes has suffered from alopecia universalis, a rare autoimmune disease that causes the loss of all hair on the body and…

Sports

Dogs Comfort Victims On The Anniversary of the Boston Marathon Bombings

The Boston Marathon kicked off yesterday, with 36,000 runners taking the same route — from Hopkinton, MA to Boylston, MA — where bombs killed three people and…

Nation

Following State Legislature Vote, Alaskan Wildlife Troopers Receive Extra Funds to Enforce Fishing Regs

Following a vote from the Alaska State Legislature, $175,000 have been added to the state’s wildlife trooper service. The funds were immediately allocated to bring in six additional troopers…

Technology

Baffled by Bitcoin? These Services are Clearing the Confusion

Intuit is bringing Bitcoin one step closer to the mainstream with its new PayByCoin Service, but the financial management solution company isn’t the only group interested in adapting…

Travel

Boating Tragedies Can Strike Easily Without Life Vests, Warn Rescue Crews

In the United States and Canada, boating is a popular pastime during the summer months, especially in areas where the warmth doesn’t last very long. But in…