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Kavanaugh's impact on the Supreme Court and the country may not be as profound as predicted

Supreme Court justices stood with Brett Kavanaugh, his wife Ashley, President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump on the day of Kavanaugh's investiture.AP/Supreme Court providedBrett Kavanaugh&r...

Preventing infant deaths: The ABCs of safe baby sleep

Babies should sleep on their backs, as this one is doing. lsarapic/Shutterstock.comJust last week, I read an X-ray study of an infant who died while sleeping with a parent. I am a pediatric radiologis...

Parks help cities – but only if people use them

Tiny Paley Park, surrounded by skyscrapers in New York City, introduced the concept of a 'pocket park' in dense urban centers.Aleksandr Zykov/Flickr, CC BY-SAIn cities, access to parks is strongly lin...

Better forest management won't end wildfires, but it can reduce the risks – here's how

President Donald Trump and other federal and state officials tour a mobile home and RV park on Nov. 17, 2018 in the wake of the Camp Fire. Paul Kitagaki Jr./The Sacramento Bee via AP, PoolPresident Do...

Fear, more than hate, feeds online bigotry and real-world violence

When online information causes fear, it can spark hatred and violence.UVgreen/Shutterstock.comWhen a U.S. senator asked Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, “Can you define hate speech?” it was a...

Not everyone wants their donations touted on Facebook or plastered on walls

Social media is one avenue for proclaiming generosity.Rawpixel/Shutterstock.comI recently made a donation on a friend’s GoFundMe page. I paused over the box to hide my name before clicking it. T...

New dates for ancient stone tools in China point to local invention of complex technology

Several of the newly identified stone tools – unearthed from a museum collection.Hu Yue, CC BY-NDYou probably think of new technologies as electronics you can carry in a pocket or wear on a wris...

Superar el cáncer para morir por sobredosis: la vida difícil de las mujeres en los montes Apalaches

Muchas veces la medicación analgésica como la oxicodona ayuda a los pacientes de cáncer a lidiar con el intenso dolor tras un tratamiento, pero también puede dar lugar a un...

Technology giants didn't deserve public trust in the first place

Should you have trusted this man with so much of your personal data?AP Photo/Carolyn KasterAmazon may have been expecting lots of public attention when it announced where it would establish its new he...

Lies, damn lies and post-truth

President Donald Trump speaks to the media outside of the White House.AP/Evan VucciMost politicians lie.Or do they? Even if we could find some isolated example of a politician who was scrupulously hon...

Entertainment News

Phish’s 2018 Fall Tour to Conclude with Four Performances at MGM Grand Garden Arena

LAS VEGAS (May 15, 2018) – Phish, the American rock band known worldwide for its dedicated fan base, recently announced a 14-date Fall tour which will conclude in Las Vegas with four performances at...

Dave Damiani and The No Vacancy Orchestra are “Bending The Standard”

Tina Sinatra, Dave Damiani & Landau Murphy Jr. celebrate 100 years of Frank Sinatra in Los Angeles There have been stories about independent filmmakers, but how about the independent big band...

Billboard Chart-Topping Saxophonist VANDELL ANDREW Returns With New Single

From the vantage point of 30, his age and the name of his infectious, sensually grooving new full length album, Vandell continues to be fueled by the impressive roar of accolades and achievements th...

Metropolitan Business News

Marketing Impact of Having Online Product Reviews

Whether they are searching online for a service or a specific product, in many cases customers tend to look for online product reviews. They often want to make a comparison to other products or simply...

NYC-BASED PUBLIC TELECOM GIANT TCC TELEPLEX LAUNCHES

“TOMORROW’S HIGH TECH DIGITAL NETWORK TODAY” WITH ITS REVOLUTIONARY, MULT-MEDIA AND SERVICES DRIVEN IAP “EVERYTHING” KIOSK The TCC Teleplex IAP Kiosks Include a High-Res 360-Degree Webcam, a 22-...

HOW TO PREPARE FOR RETIREMENT: Finding and Living Your “It”

The name of my Woburn, MA financial services firm is Summit Financial Partners for a very good reason – because the clients I work with have either reached their retirement summit (i.e. they’re ready ...

How to build a distinctive Brand Voice

Nearly four decades ago, I made a presentation that captured considerable attention in the marketing community. The subject was ‘Brand Voice.’ The concept is widely used today by branding profess...

ADROLL RELAUNCHES BRAND WITH NEW COMPANY VISION

AdRoll, the growth platform for ambitious commerce businesses, has today announced an exciting new phase in the evolution of the AdRoll brand for its 37,000 customers worldwide. Recognising its uniq...

Global Shop Solutions Customer Load King Goes Live with Manufacturing Factory of the Future

THE WOODLANDS, TX, February 22, 2018 – After nearly 9 months of preparation, Load King, a world leader in store fixture manufacturing, has successfully finished their manufacturing factory of the fu...