With the General Election a little over six weeks away, all political parties are now campaigning hard to win over undecided voters. While some parties may be struggling to make their policies and values known, however, the conservatives have delivered a clear vision for how they wish to drive economic growth in the UK. This includes the development of a ‘Northern powerhouse’, which will capitaliz
By Lewis Humphries on Mar 19, 2015
With Hillary Clinton now at the center of two separate controversies, some Democrats are yearning for an alternative to the former first lady, US senator and top diplomat when it comes to selecting the party’s 2016 presidential nominee. Clinton’s use of a private email account for official business while serving as US secretary of state during President Barack Obama’s first term, along with disclo
By Darren Richardson on Mar 05, 2015
Hopefully, attendees at this week's Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2015 in Barcelona, Spain will have a chance to visit Park Güell. The vision of entrepreneur Eusebi Güell and world renowned architect and artist Antoni Gaudí, it was designed to represent all that was modern. Officially opened in 1926, the park was conceived as a way to showcase the latest technological advancements of the era, beauti
By Michael Essany on Mar 04, 2015
The taxicab industry is locked in a contentious legal and public relations battle with ride-sharing services like Uber and Lyft. Sites like Priceline and Expedia have all but eliminated the travel agent business . And the newspaper industry has no love lost for Craig's List, which has almost single-handedly destroyed the value of their once-lucrative classified ad sections. The disruption of these
By Joe Kukura on Feb 25, 2015
Factors that influence youth to join gangs can vary; however’ there are identifiable risk factors and motivations that encourage youth gang involvement. These include peer pressure, family conditions, lack of school achievement and community turmoil. In a new study published in the Journal of Adolescent Health, Dr. David Pyrooz, an assistant professor in the department of criminal justice and cri
By Debbie Nicholson on Feb 13, 2015
Amid the fallout over the Brian Williams Iraq War fabrication, it’s almost hard to believe there was a time in the not-too-distant past when a network news anchor was the most trusted man in America. After watching NBC’s Williams try to regain his footing and public standing by way of a clumsy apology, the era of Walter Cronkite seems more akin to a fable, myth or fairytale than an actual period i
By Darren Richardson on Feb 06, 2015
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