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French Show About Versailles Hopes to Find American Audience

French Show About Versailles Hopes to Find American Audience

France’s largest TV production of all time hopes to find a home in the United States and throughout the world. The Wall Street Journal reports that Versailles, an ambitious television…

A Naturally-Occuring Amino Acid Could Keep Your Teeth Clean

A Naturally-Occuring Amino Acid Could Keep Your Teeth Clean

New research reveals that a naturally occurring amino acid found in many foods can actually break down dental plaque, helping millions of people avoid dental decay, cavities, gingivitis and gum…

Venezuelan Government Raising Wages

Venezuelan Government Raising Wages

Venezuelans are celebrating an announcement by President Nicolas Maduro stating that the minimum wage would be raised for the second time this year. The minimum wage and retirees’ pensions will…

The Global Demand for AC Is Increasing, Not Because of Temperatures, But Because of Financial Growth

The Global Demand for AC Is Increasing, Not Because of Temperatures, But Because of Financial Growth

It seems like a vicious cycle: because the earth is getting warmer, more people are turning up their air conditioners; because more energy is needed to fuel air conditioning units,…

Thrift Stores Recycle More Products Than Ever Before

Thrift Stores Recycle More Products Than Ever Before

Nonprofit thrift stores and charitable organizations are lowering their standards for accepting donations in order to raise more money. The Star Tribune reports that charities such as Goodwill are taking…

Los Angeles County to Increase Investigations of Wrongful Convictions

Los Angeles County to Increase Investigations of Wrongful Convictions

With wrongful conviction claims by inmates on the rise, the Los Angeles County district attorney’s office will be launching a task force of veteran prosecutors and criminal defense lawyers that…

Date Rape Beer Labels Cause Controversy

Date Rape Beer Labels Cause Controversy

Budweiser has recently come under fire for labels on its Bud Light beer that many people state promote date rape. Part of the brand’s “Up for Whatever” campaign, the label…

Facebook’s Messenger App Will Start Offering Video Calling Feature

Facebook’s Messenger App Will Start Offering Video Calling Feature

As more social media users began using their smartphones to access friends and acquaintances, Facebook’s Messenger feature became a convenient hybrid between desktop instant messaging and cell phone texting features,…

Russian Hackers Who Accessed White House Email System Last Year Also Read Obama’s Emails

Russian Hackers Who Accessed White House Email System Last Year Also Read Obama’s Emails

Many Americans would probably like to know a little bit more about what the President is really thinking when he leaves the Oval Office at the end of the day,…

Doing Household Chores Improves Health for Elders, Study Finds

Doing Household Chores Improves Health for Elders, Study Finds

Older adults who keep their living spaces clean and tidy glean both physical and emotional benefits, a new study has found. That’s apparently because of both the physical activity involved…

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