4 Online Tools to Empower Teens to Embrace Independence

Your son has entered the dreaded teenage years and you can already see the commencement of his transformation into an adult. Though he may...

Keeping Your Cool While Moving House

Some people may only move a few times in their life; some not at all. You could be a person that moves at least...

Are You Aware of Your Driving Habits?

In most places, we rely on driving as our number one form of transportation. I don't live in a city that has sufficient public...

Creativity Meets Conservation with reCREATE

When my second grade daughter was given a school project to create a pilgrim doll, my first thought was to hit the local craft...

What Goes into Bay Area Landfills

When was the last time you really considered what goes into your trash can (and thus into Bay Area landfills)? Unless you're the world's...

Choosing the Right Flowers for the Right Occasion – 5 Quick...

If you've never paid attention to it before, it's important to understand that choosing the right flower for the right occasion is a pretty...

A Story on Workplace Etiquette

Yesterday, the storm that blasted across the midwest was scheduled to head to the Chicago area last night and early this morning. In preparation...

Tim Sykes Emulates Ben Affleck

What does penny trader Timothy Sykes have in common with Ben Affleck? He relates to the actor -- or his roles, at least. Sykes...

Nelson Mandela

Black History Month - Day 3 Spotlight: Nelson Mandela - release from prison Who Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela was born 18 July 1918 and served as President...

Walter Cronkite – Dead at 92

Walter Cronkite, an iconic CBS News journalist who defined the role of anchorman for a generation of television viewers, and who was "The Most...

Science Of Pit Bulls [Infographic]

Pit bulls often get a bad rap, but it turns out it may not be deserved.  In fact, the three most aggressive dog breeds...

Can Drivers Expect Low Gas Prices This Summer?

Each summer Americans head out in droves on family vacations, but high gas prices have curtailed this popular activity in the last several years....

Obama Effigy Stirring Controversy

There are many questions and much controversy today in Plains, Georgia, the little town filled with patriotism for being the hometown of the 39th...

How to Live Like a 21st-Century Vagabond

Traveling across the country without the responsibilities of home ownership or rental offers an incredibly freeing lifestyle, but it’s not suited for everyone. A...

Hospitality Industry Showing Increased Need for Hotel Management Certification

Important business indicators for the hospitality industry are on the rise, signaling the opportunity for corporate growth in this field. New construction and multi-million...

Obama vs. Romney on Intellectual Property [Infographic]

Have you ever wondered where the 2012 presidential candidates stand on the Intellectual Property industry? Find out by taking a look at this infographic brought...

Protecting Your Online Reputation

Roughly 80 percent of online shoppers use reviews and online research to influence their buying decisions; but it's not just products and restaurants we...

Philly Flashmob

It's been a while since I posted a flashmob story (too long actually). Needless to say, the good people in Philadelphia have given us something...

The Lonesome Death of Trayvon Martin

The Trayvon Martin murder has touched people of all ethnic, socio-political, and religious backgrounds. Understandably so, since what has happened to this young 17...

What Should I Do If I Am Questioned By the Police?

If the police are questioning you, it is most likely because you are a suspect in a criminal investigation, or believed to have information...

Anderson Cooper Interviews Dr. Maya Angelou – #MOW50

It is the 50th anniversary of Dr. King's March on Washington. Tributes, speeches, marches and remembrances are happening all across the country. One particular discussion that...