Technology
Mobile Ads Set to Dominate the Market by 2018

Mobile Ads Set to Dominate the Market by 2018

For years, television advertising accounted for the highest ad spending, but experts say that’s about to change. TV usage, which was on top for years, is now surpassed…

NY’s Attorney General Says Data Breaches Have Cost State $1.37 Billion

NY’s Attorney General Says Data Breaches Have Cost State $1.37 Billion

In 2013, multiple companies were hit with data breaches that eroded consumer trust. Target’s well known hit, in which sensitive data for 70 million consumers was taken from…

Nation

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…

Lizza the Rhino Required a Rhinoplasty

Lizza the Rhino Required a Rhinoplasty

What happens when your rhinoplasty patient is, quite literally, a rhino? Dr. Elizabeth Hammond found…

Girl Forced to Ride on Roof of Car Because Her Swimsuit Was Wet Dies After Falling Off

Girl Forced to Ride on Roof of Car Because Her Swimsuit Was Wet Dies After Falling Off

Earlier this week, a young girl, 12-year-old Octavia Maria Watkins, died after being thrown from…

Makeshift Ant Rafts Inspire Futuristic Flood Barriers

Makeshift Ant Rafts Inspire Futuristic Flood Barriers

Ants form large groups, creating a living ark to survive during excessive rainfall and flooding. ”Researchers have…

LifeStyle

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…

Dubai Dentist Crafts World’s Most Expensive Set of Dentures

Dubai Dentist Crafts World’s Most Expensive Set of Dentures

A dentist in Dubai has crafted what may be the world’s most expensive set of dentures. According to a June 24 Arabian Business article, the Dubai Liberty Dental Clinic crafted the…

Business

Car Purchasing Data Confirms That Dealerships Need to Appeal to Women, or Risk Losing Customers

Car Purchasing Data Confirms That Dealerships Need to Appeal to Women, or Risk Losing Customers

Who’s really buying the cars today — and should dealerships be switching up their approach correspondingly? According to recent Nielsen data, women…

Business

Car Purchasing Data Confirms That Dealerships Need to Appeal to Women, or Risk Losing Customers

Who’s really buying the cars today — and should dealerships be switching up their approach correspondingly? According to recent Nielsen data, women in the U.S. not only buy…

Entertainment

San Antonio Spurs Seeking Air Conditioning Specialist After AT&T Center’s Cooling Goes Out

It was a story that made sports media headlines. During Game 1 of the NBA Finals, in which the San Antonio Spurs played the Miami Heat, the…

Finance

Barclays Fined 26 Million Pounds for Fixing the Price of Gold

The Financial Conduct Authority, a British financial regulator, recently fined Barclays £26 million, or $43.9 million, for improperly attempting to fix the market price of gold at its customers’…

Health

Hospitals and Urgent Cares Around the Country Seeing Many Injuries This Summer

Although summer can be a time for fun, it’s also the time of year when people are more likely to get hurt. ”There’s a statistically significant increase in injuries…

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

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 hatches, stayed indoors,and hoped for the best while expecting the worst. Luckily,…

Technology

Mobile Ads Set to Dominate the Market by 2018

For years, television advertising accounted for the highest ad spending, but experts say that’s about to change. TV usage, which was on top for years, is now…

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…