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’ were the main reason why the Disney film ended up grossing
By Gregory Wakeman on Jan 28, 2015
As we head into Super Bowl weekend, the New York Islanders are the best team in New York. Pretty amazing when you think about it. The Jets and Giants both failed to make the playoffs. The Knicks are one of the worst teams in the NBA. The Nets have looked horrible and are only in a playoff race due to the pathetic Eastern Conference. The Rangers have caught fire, but still are behind the orange and
By Jake Brown on Jan 28, 2015
Science & Tech
I look at 3D printing and think, “Why did it take this long to think of creating this?” In my book, that thought is a sign of an innovation that’s truly revolutionary. Its capabilities give us so much potential benefit that we wonder why we didn’t think of it, and reap the financial rewards. Here are three ways I see 3D printing changing our world for the better. Education Ever wish that someone c
By Christa Avampato on Jan 27, 2015
Apple unveiled its earnings report for the final quarter of last year, and the iPhone company crushed expectations and possibly went into the history books again. The California company claimed a 29.5 percent rise in revenue for the quarter driven on the back of 74.5 million iPhones sold. Apple’s revenue from the quarter—which ended December 27—hit $74.6 billion compared to the $57.6 billion earne
By Barry Eitel on Jan 27, 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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