It is not that hard to figure out what America’s top one-percent want. A passing glance at contemporary history and political maneuvering pretty much lays it all out. It seems that they want to exempt themselves and their business endeavors from all government regulations. It would also be nice if they could fix things so they didn’t have to pay any taxes either. Any attempts to predict exactly ho
By Maryann Tobin on Jan 28, 2015
The NFL is in a difficult situation with Marshawn Lynch of the Seattle Seahawks. Lynch is well-known for his aversion for speaking to the media – something that is treated very seriously by the league for promotional purposes as well as transparency. It’s doubtful they actually care what he says as long as he speaks and doesn’t do what he did during Super Bowl media day and repeat the same phrase
By Paul Lebowitz on Jan 28, 2015
Science & Tech
Scientists utilizing data from NASA’s Kepler space telescope gathered over four years have found an ancient solar system that dates back to our Milky Way galaxy’s very foundation. The ancient star, Kepler-444, which is similar to our Sun possesses a planetary system that resembles a miniature version of the inner planets in our own solar system. The Kepler-444 system has five planets orbiting thei
By Robert Myles on Jan 28, 2015
The hit song-writing duo behind Disney mega-hit Frozen have written a track that Neil Patrick Harris will perform at the Oscars next month. It’s safe to say that Robert Lopez and Kristen Anderson-Lopez are two of the most in demand songwriters in Hollywood at the moment. That’s probably because the songs that they concocted for Frozen ere the main reason why the Disney film ended up grossing $1.1
By Gregory Wakeman on Jan 28, 2015
Dogs have been used by the police for decades, as well is in the military. It's no wonder, seeing as most police dogs are large, powerful and have a mouth full of sharp teeth that, in the right situation (or wrong, depending on what side of the law you’re own) can be quite lethal. Of course, like any animal, dogs can sometimes be unpredictable, even the well-trained dogs that the police use. What
By Michael Essany on Jan 27, 2015
Earlier this month, Allvoices reported on the Rickshaw Run, an adventure drive of a lifetime across India. A couple of guys who actually experienced such a fun and dangerous drive have now released a documentary, revealing their many adventures and sights along the way. Two friends, Ric Gazarian and Keith King, went on the Mumbai Xpress, a 12-day rickshaw rally from Mumbai to Chennai with many fas
By Anne Sewell on Jan 27, 2015
Many medications have anticholinergic effects such as constipation, blurred vision and dizziness. In general, anticholinergic-induced cognitive impairment is considered reversible on discontinuation of anticholinergic therapy. . However, a few studies suggest that anticholinergics may be associated with an increased risk for dementia. Dr. Shelly Gray, PharmD, MS, Professor, Vice Chair of Curriculu
By Debbie Nicholson on Jan 27, 2015
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