New Book Suggests Consumers Think About Flowers Like Produce

Approximately 99% of individuals believe that a person who gives flowers is thoughtful, but are they really thinking about where their beautiful gifts are coming from? A new book called Foraged Flora More »


First Time Home Buyers Are Responsible for Housing Market Surge, Report Shows

The housing market is on the rise again, and it is all thanks to the efforts of first time home buyers. After two straight months of declines, September’s report by the National More »


Post-Hurricane Home Repairs May Experience Significant Delays

Hurricane Matthew has been deemed responsible for dozens of deaths and billions of dollars in damages across the east coast. Unfortunately for those homeowners with badly damaged properties, they may face a More »

Donald Trump Believes More Military Spending is Necessary, Proposes New Plan

The Republican nominee for President, Donald Trump, proposed more defense and military spending in Philadelphia this September. Trump, if elected in November, would be the first president in the modern era without government or military experience, but he believes that

Ohio Town Uses Local Gardening to Help Rebuild Community

Community gardening is helping a struggling town in the Northeast rebuild. Hamilton, a 62,000-person town north of Cincinnati, saw a boom during the first half of the 20th Century, but after many factories were forced to close, the town went

Washington University Study Finds U.S. Spends More Than $1 Trillion On Incarceration

The cost of incarceration in the U.S. is now over $1 trillion, which is six percent of the gross domestic product (GDP). “The $80 billion spent annually on corrections is frequently cited as the cost of incarceration,” said Carrie Pettus-Davis,

Large Wind Farms Spreading Across the U.S. as Opposition Continues in Canada

In Canada, groups that strongly oppose the production of industrial wind farms are gaining momentum. According to the National Post, activists attempting to stop industrial wind farming believe they finally have the political backing from the Liberal government. These groups

U.S. Drunk Driving Epidemic Continues

The drunk driving epidemic continues in this country. A few decades ago, nearly half of all traffic deaths were caused by alcohol. Since then, we’ve lowered that number to about 30%, but that’s it. It’s been 30% for years and

Tyson Foods Faces Big OSHA Fine for Workplace Violations

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Tyson Foods, one of the largest meat processing companies in the world, faces a $263,000 fine after federal inspectors found more than 15 serious workplace safety violations this month. The Labor Departments’ Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) investigated Tyson’s

That’s a Dealbreaker: Millennials Dating by Credit Scores

There are many common questions people like to ask in the early stages of a new romantic relationship. They might want to know more about their prospective partner’s hobbies, pets, family, or life goals. But many Millennials are asking a

Physical Therapy and Prosthetics Aren’t Just for Humans Anymore


Approximately 46 million households in the United States own a dog, and while an injury may have once impaired a beloved family pet for life, there are new alternatives available to pet owners everywhere. It may sound odd, but pets

Elon Musk Buys Out Solar City, Promises to Engineer Functional Solar Roofing

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Asphalt shingles can need replacing every 12 to 20 years or so, but Elon Musk is promising solar roofing that may not require replacement as frequently. “It’s not something on the roof — it is the roof,” Musk told a

New Jersey Reaches Stalemate in Transportation and Construction Funding

Back in early July, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie ordered a shutdown of all state-funded construction projects because the government’s Transportation Trust Fund ran out of money. Christie told laid-off workers that the moratorium would last for at least one