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Strong December Could Lead to Big 2014 for Machining Industry

Strong December Could Lead to Big 2014 for Machining Industry

After growth in 2010 and 2011, the world machining industry saw losses in the last two years. In 2012, it contracted by 6.1% and by 7.8% in 2013. Early indications for…

How Andre 3000 Transformed Into Jimi Hendrix Through Hours of Guitar Lessons

How Andre 3000 Transformed Into Jimi Hendrix Through Hours of Guitar Lessons

This week, music and film lovers from around the world are convening at Austin’s SXSW festival for their first taste of the year’s upcoming cultural achievements. And for the folks…

Controversial Stand Your Ground Law Too Lenient, Some Say

Controversial Stand Your Ground Law Too Lenient, Some Say

Stand Your Ground advocates are at it again. Hundreds gathered in Tallahassee to protest changes to the controversial Stand Your Ground law. Protesters’ opinions are divided, and many are actually…

United States Census Bureau’s Infographic Reveal Surprising Data

United States Census Bureau’s Infographic Reveal Surprising Data

An infographic released by the United States Census Bureau reveals that when homeowners are faced with a choice, they’ll likely decide to improve their homes rather than move. Of course,…

Marijuana Legalization Results in All-New Open Bar at Weddings

Marijuana Legalization Results in All-New Open Bar at Weddings

Some couples are making a surprising addition to their wedding day, experts report. Incorporating marijuana into celebrations, it seems, is one of the fasting growing trends for Colorado brides and…

Philly’s New Slogan Hopes to Create Long-Term Economic Solution

Philly’s New Slogan Hopes to Create Long-Term Economic Solution

The Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce, and other partners are all pushing a new slogan for the city: “P-H-L: Here for the Making,” which has been designed not only to…

Flourishing San Francisco Real Estate Market Not Without Its Problems

Flourishing San Francisco Real Estate Market Not Without Its Problems

For proof that the housing market has finally come back swinging, look no further than the San Francisco Bay Area. With its proximity to Silicon Valley’s technological game changers, the…

Case On Mental Retardation and Execution Heads to Supreme Court

Case On Mental Retardation and Execution Heads to Supreme Court

Does a lack of mental health excuse serious crimes? Should a low IQ spare criminals from the death penalty? Thanks to a contentious Florida case, the Supreme Court is raising…

Why Facebook Paid $19 Billion For WhatsApp

Why Facebook Paid $19 Billion For WhatsApp

Marketers can learn from Facebook’s recent acquistion of WhatsApp. CEO Mark Zuckerberg agreed to pay 19 billion dollars for “WhatsApp, a company with at most $300M revenues, and 55 employees,” Forbes…

Young Mother Faces Big Consequences After Breast Augmentation

Young Mother Faces Big Consequences After Breast Augmentation

As Linda Perez settles into what has become her life at home, the questions surrounding her situation continue to fly. How did this seemingly healthy 18-year-old mother end up in a two-month…