U.S. Justice Dept. Indicts Takata Corp. Exec for Price-Fixing Seat Belts Jan24

U.S. Justice Dept. I...

The Takata Corporation’s airbag recall was just one of many recall fiascoes in the auto industry during 2014, but it appears that Takata’s drama is far from over: in a Justice Department announcement on January 22, it appears that the U.S. government recently filed an indictment against...

UK Woman Puts Her Inheritance Where Her Mouth Is — Literally Jan14

UK Woman Puts Her In...

Upon learning of her father’s passing away, one UK woman decided to put her inheritance toward something a little unique — an entirely new smile. According to the Mirror, Kirsty Roberts-Millman of Coventry said she had been dissatisfied with the appearance of her teeth for as long...

Apple and Google Enc...

The FBI and New York District Attorney are none too pleased with Apple and Google’s latest privacy policies. The giant tech companies announced last September that they would introduce new privacy features on their products, specifically their smartphones and tablet devices....

Nike Teases the Release of Self-Lacing Shoes Later This Year Jan09

Nike Teases the Rele...

The classic 1980s movie Back to the Future Part II, which takes its hero to 2015, got a few things wrong with the here-and-now, but it got a few things right. Though we don’t have flying cars, don’t wear two ties simultaneously, and haven’t had a female president yet, we do...

San Diego Judge Dismisses Lawsuit Filed Against Communications Company in Sailboat Mishap Jan05

San Diego Judge Dism...

The lawsuit resulting from one sailing trip that had gone very, very wrong has recently been dismissed by San Diego Superior Court Judge Judith Hayes, according to U-T San Diego.com, and the couple who filed the lawsuit are not too happy about it. Back in April, Charlotte and Eric Kaufman,...

Diets, Pigs and Face...

Forget the Hatfields and McCoys; in San Antonio, TX, it’s all about the Martinezes and Dominguezes. Police have been called to San Antonio’s Wildwood neighborhood approximately 140 times over disputes between neighbors Yolanda Martinez and Rick Dominguez. It’s a tale fit for...

North Richland Hills...

Residents of North Richland Hills, TX are clashing with their city government this week over solar panel regulations that they claim make it harder to use clean energy. Solar panels require little to no maintenance once installed, especially if batteries aren’t used, and a solar array...

Three Social Media M...

With social media usage becoming more prevalent than ever in 2014, it is clear that businesses should be placing a high priority on their social media marketing. The benefits from this choice can be huge: a study from Media Bistro found that about two-thirds of businesses see lead generation...

Following ATP, ITF P...

Tennis is big business for professional players, and even those in the lower ranks can earn a decent purse playing in a tournament. But now the Association of Tennis Professionals and the International Tennis Federation propose upping the stakes for players of all levels. The ATP announced...

Illegal immigration on the Rise; Deportations on the Decline in 2014 Dec23

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According to new statistics from the Department of Homeland Security, the number of illegal immigrants who crossed the border in 2014 rose, while at the same time the amount of deportations dropped. With both legal and illegal immigration rates already incredibly high, the new data...

HGTV Reality TV Star...

Reality star Todd Hill, better known to fans as Mr. Flip It, is facing the reality of a multi-million dollar fraud lawsuit. It seems as though the star of HGTV’s hit show “Flip It To Win It” won’t be flipping houses or winning any time soon. In fact, he may be losing....

Percentage of PA Children on Medicaid Receiving Dental Care Has Increased, Review Shows Dec18

Percentage of PA Chi...

More Pennsylvania children enrolled in Medicaid are getting dental care than before, researchers from the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia say. Although all children enrolled in Medicaid have access to teeth cleanings and checkups, only about 40% of eligible children actually received care...

Poor Food Label Education Hampers Battle Against Food Waste Dec15

Poor Food Label Educ...

How many times have you grabbed a sauce or condiment from the back of the fridge to use for dinner — only to find that the item is past its expiration date? Most of us can probably think of several times within the last month alone that we reluctantly tossed some type of food in the...

Lowe’s Dedicated to Supporting Communities Across North America Through Lowe’s Heroes Program Dec15

Lowe’s Dedicat...

The landscaping industry in the United States is a large and successful field that has been helping improve commercial and residential lawns for many years. The industry as a whole has generated approximately $74 billion in revenue, but for one of the big players in the landscaping and home...

Five Tips for Remode...

Whether you are planning to transform your home for years of enjoyment or update it to increase your chances of a sale, there are plenty of reasons to remodel your house: for example, a bathroom remodel alone has been shown to have a 63.6% return on investment. However, as beneficial as the...

Retired Congressman Impresses With Long History of Charitable Donations Nov26

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During retirement, most people like to engage in hobbies and pastimes, like gardening, doing crafts, bicycling, or baking. Almost three-quarters of retirees — 71%, in fact — like to read, while 53% pursue religious activities. Few seniors, however, have spent their retirements...

Experts Predict Cont...

China currently boasts the world’s largest consumer market for forklifts — and next year, industry experts predict China’s forklift market will continue to see steady rate of growth. According to a WhaTech.com article, China’s forklift sales volume is expected to...

Dutch Cyber-Security...

When it comes to digital advertising, businesses must be aware of potentially damaging practices and malicious entities who might damage their online reputation instead of helping it. Often, these deleterious methods and individuals will use something called “black hat” SEO, or...

Fitbit Device May Change Personal Injury Litigation Nov20

Fitbit Device May Ch...

Devices have changed nearly every aspect of the way we live — the way we communicate, shop, gather information, and do business. Now, they may be changing the way personal injury lawsuits are resolved. According to Engadget, a personal injury case in Canada will use data taken from a...

Medical Marijuana Patient Sues for Discrimination Against Employer That Refused to Hire Her Nov17

Medical Marijuana Pa...

The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Rhode Island recently filed a lawsuit against a textile company for discrimination on behalf of a graduate student the company refused to hire for a two-month internship. According to ABC News, Christine Callaghan, a textiles student at the...