From the Internet to television to the Internet again, information mediums are learning to help each other out. There’s no better example than truTV teaming up with Tumblr to create a new informational show called Hack My Life. The show will be based on the popular Internet topic life hacking, in which people share their tips on managing time and resources more efficiently. Examples of life hacks
By Jordan Lints on Sep 22, 2014
Science & Tech
As the world convulses with excitement over the new iPhone 6 Plus, the tech press continues to heap praise on Apple for creating entire new markets: Steve Jobs essentially created the smartphone market with the first iPhone in 2007 and did it again with tablets when he introduced us to the iPad in 2010. Jobs’ successor, current CEO Tim Cook, is hoping he can make wearables mainstream early next ye
By Barry Eitel on Sep 22, 2014
We’re just about three weeks through the 2014 NFL regular season and just three undefeated teams remain. But are these three teams’ records deceiving or an accurate measure of their strength? Let’s take a look. Philadelphia Eagles It’s hard to argue that any team’s been more exciting to watch through three games than the Eagles, who became the first team in NFL history to overcome 10-point deficit
By Andrew Ericksen on Sep 22, 2014
There were, on the surface, many winners and losers in Scotland’s referendum vote last week. The big winner for the “No” voters of course, was the United Kingdom or as some British papers referred to it, the "Reunited Kingdom.” To the “Yes” voters, the biggest loser of course, was their well-meaning, but somewhat idealized vision of an independent Scotland, a lifelong dream for many of them. There
By Suzanne Surbeck on Sep 22, 2014
India is a massive country with a population of 1.2 billion and growing. It is a fascinating country that drew in 6.97 million foreign visitors in 2013. Tourists can easily be overwhelmed by the all the cars, motorcycles, bicycles and people pushing carts that share the road. Public transportation within metropolises like Delhi and Mumbai can be daunting or unpractical, thus, in India, tourist tax
By Elaine Cheung on Sep 22, 2014
“You gotta stop 'em at the beginning. Like they shoulda stopped Hitler at Munich, they shoulda never let him get away with that, they were just asking for big trouble ...” That quote by the character Peter Clemenza in The Godfather is probably the single biggest lesson from World War II. Actions taken in the years before WWII, or delayed for lack of will, are a relevant model for today’s world. In
By James Stotter on Sep 21, 2014
Well, as I wrote earlier in the spring, the bathroom do over is done over. But the decision to do it, the days leading up to it and the final completion will be etched on my mind until I reach the human checkout. Because, doing a renovation is like having constipation – it is a strain and you can't wait for it to be over. The two have even more in common when the area to undergo the transformation
By Barry Ellsworth on Sep 20, 2014
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Herb is a retired paralegal, and a writer based in Chicago. Herb also works part-time for National Able Network (a national nonprofit) assigned at the moment to Roosevelt University as a tutor to seniors and ex-offenders in computer skills, literacy skills, job-readiness skills, social skills (how to beat the "New Jim Crow.") He's been a freelancer for many years, appearing in such rags as the Chicago Defender Newspaper, Ebony Magazine, Essence Magazine, Emerge Magazine, the Washington, D.C. Afro-American Newspaper, the Pittsburgh Courier Newspaper, C.L.A.S.S. Magazine, the Chicago Reader Newspaper, Indiana State University Black Literature Forum, BlackTalkRadioNetwork.com, WVON-Talk Radio, Chicago, Voxunion.com, DissidentVoice.org. Of course, he's been working on the Great American Novel since birth. He's never appeared in any so-called mainstream outlet (and hasn't really tried) because....well, just read him and you will get the message. Herb is a Vietnam War veteran (U.S. Navy...He'd been drafted into the army, but quickly enlisted in the Navy hoping to avoid Vietnam. His ship's very first port of call after boot camp in San Diego -- DaNang Harbor, South Vietnam). Herb has a masters degree in Political & Justice Studies. He relishes any and all comments, criticisms, critiques.
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