Authentic fans may not like it, but advertisements on Major League Baseball uniforms may be on deck. The NHL recently considered but rejected the idea of putting brand logos on hockey uniforms, and the NBA is tinkering with their uniforms in a way that may be very ad-friendly. But Major League Baseball may be the leadoff hitter when it comes too placing ads on uniforms, according to San Francisco
By Joe Kukura on Sep 23, 2014
Science & Tech
New York City hosted the United Nations Climate Summit today, where delegates were meeting and discussing global warming, the most pressing environmental issue in the world today. United States President Barack Obama talked to the U.N. and the world, claiming pollution must be contained if human-caused global warming is to be stopped. "In each of our countries,” Obama noted, “there are interests t
By Barry Eitel on Sep 23, 2014
Former President Bill Clinton, who delivered a blockbuster speech at the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, NC, in 2012, to reelect President Obama, which earned him the nickname of "explainer in chief," brought the president back on stage during Tuesday plenary session at the 10th Annual Meeting of the Clinton Global Initiative held in New York City. President Clinton used far fewer wor
By John Michael Spinelli on Sep 23, 2014
Alibaba's IPO has put Yahoo in an overall difficult position despite the windfall from sale of part of its Alibaba shares. The falling value of the company's shares and the current negative valuation of its core business, based on poor investor perception of the company’s future prospects, makes it a prime acquisition target. Yahoo sold about 122 million of its Alibaba shares worth about $9 billio
By John-Thomas Didymus on Sep 23, 2014
These new findings support other epidemiological studies pointing to a link between the development of asthma and stress, particularly work related stress, say the researchers. Job insecurity has been identified as a risk factor for adverse health outcomes. Perceptions of job insecurity steeply increased during Europe's recent economic downturn, which commenced in 2008. A team of researchers from
By Debbie Nicholson on Sep 23, 2014
New Zealand is a fascinating destination, with many interesting cities to visit, both on North and South Island. However, the country also has some pretty unusual and odd places to visit, a little off the beaten tourist track. One such place is the little town of Tirau, which has only 800 inhabitants, and is located in the Waikato region on North Island. The town’s name translated from Maori is “p
By Anne Sewell on Sep 23, 2014
Have you ever wondered if “witches fly on brooms?” Or ask, “can one witch undo another witch’s spell?” Maybe contemplate if, “witches have power over one another?” Answers to these questions and more will be revealed in “The Bewitched Continuum: The Ultimate Linear Guide To The Classic TV Series,” a fun, entertaining book by Adam-Michael James that looks at all the details, discrepancies, magic, a
By Debbie L. Sklar on Sep 22, 2014
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