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Albany County Executive Pushes for More Regulations on Oil Trains

Albany County Executive Pushes for More Regulations on Oil Trains

In attempts to increase regulation on oil trains that are bound for Washington, Albany County Executive Dan McCoy joined a lawsuit that accuses the federal court of slacking in previous…

The Good News Behind the Report That 90% of Seabirds Swallow Plastic

The Good News Behind the Report That 90% of Seabirds Swallow Plastic

By now, you may have heard that there’s an island of plastic the size of Texas floating around our oceans, but the reality is slightly more complicated than the urban…

You Can Be Cecil the Lion For Halloween This Year

You Can Be Cecil the Lion For Halloween This Year

In early July, animal lovers and activists the world over were outraged when recreational big-game hunter and American dentist Walter Palmer shot, tracked, and beheaded Cecil the lion. Cecil was…

Soccer Group Claims Responsibility for Recent Cairo Blasts

Soccer Group Claims Responsibility for Recent Cairo Blasts

Soccer is the world’s most popular sport, being played by more than 240 million people around the globe. Normally, extreme fandom is associated with cheering, body paint, or perhaps a…

New Studies Find That Mobile Phone Data Can Be Used to Track Spread of Infectious Diseases

New Studies Find That Mobile Phone Data Can Be Used to Track Spread of Infectious Diseases

Between 2006 and 2012, the amount of cell phone users has increased from about 2 billion to 6 billion, which has created an amazing opportunity for health professionals. Using mobile…

Why Did a Blank, 4-Minute Video Get 100,000 Views?

Why Did a Blank, 4-Minute Video Get 100,000 Views?

If you go to creative agency Solve’s YouTube channel, you’ll find a video titled “The Blank Video Project.” If you watch it, you won’t see or hear anything. Exactly as…

2 Dogs Alert Owner To Fire In Garage

2 Dogs Alert Owner To Fire In Garage

While 53% of homeowners agree that now is a great time to renovate, a New Hampshire woman will probably have to set aside renovations, and look into repairs instead, due…

After Removing Gendered Signs from Toys and Bedding, Will Target Do the Same with Kids’ Clothing?

After Removing Gendered Signs from Toys and Bedding, Will Target Do the Same with Kids’ Clothing?

This August, retail chain Target announced that it would no longer separate children’s toys by gender. Removing the “boys” and “girls” labels from the toy aisles, the chain said, helps…

China Adopts Shared Office Model to Increase Startup Potential

China Adopts Shared Office Model to Increase Startup Potential

China is looking towards the U.S. for inspiration with their latest boom in real estate leasing. Fully furnished, ready-for-use offices with conference rooms and space to do business are becoming…

Finland Considering Basic Income Welfare System

Finland Considering Basic Income Welfare System

Welfare has been a part of the U.S. longer than the nation’s constitution, which was created over 200 years ago. The colonies had the British Poor Laws, which gave financial…