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North Carolina Coast Ravaged by Shark Attacks

June 15, 2015 9:57 pm  | Comments: 0 | Views: 4247
The beaches of Oak Island, NC cautiously reopened on Monday after a weekend ravaged by freak shark attacks that resulted in two swimmers losing their limbs. The first attack happened on Sunday, when a 12-year old girl lost her arm below the elbow to a shark while she was swimming in waist-deep water. The second… View Article

Drivers Are Overpaying By Not Following One Simple Rule

January 25, 2015 7:01 pm  | Comments: 0 | Views: 4111
When drivers enter their zip code and vehicle information at Provide Savings, many are shocked at the results they find. Most just can’t believe that the available rates are in fact real, but the truth is rates have dropped significantly for many people over the past 12 months. Also, thanks to new program policies it’s… View Article

The Future Of Urban Transit?

October 25, 2014 8:30 am  | Comments: 0 | Views: 1893
Say you step off a train in a new city and need to get to your hotel, about a mile away. Most taxi drivers don’t want to take people such a short distance. But with your luggage, it’s too far to walk. Someday, there may be a third option: Urban transit systems built around small… View Article

Elon Musk Promises $1 Million for Tesla Museum

September 4, 2014 8:30 am  | Comments: 0 | Views: 2379
(CNN) — On Nikola Tesla’s 158th birthday, it was the effort to build a museum in the influential scientist’s honor that got the gift. Elon Musk, the magnate and inventor behind electric-car company Tesla Motors, has pledged $1 million to the Tesla Science Center in Shoreham, New York, on the site of Wardenclyffe, Tesla’s only… View Article

Work-life balance not just a women’s issue

August 29, 2014 2:30 pm  | Comments: 0 | Views: 3925
As the White House convened a day-long summit on working families with a heavy focus on work-life balance, I remembered a major survey last year that took issue with the prevailing notion that juggling work and home life is mainly a woman’s issue. According to a survey by the Pew Research Center, 56% of working mothers… View Article
How To Care For Your Dog Without Going Broke

How To Care For Your Dog Without Going Broke

August 21, 2014 12:30 pm  | Comments: 0 | Views: 2580
It’s a shame furry friends can’t pay for themselves. Though wagging tails after a long day at work may make pet ownership seem worthwhile, a happy pup won’t stop those bills from rolling in at the end of the month. Thankfully, quick and easy ways exist for dog owners to cut down on costs. Log… View Article

Man Lives In A Boeing 727 In The Woods Because He Can

August 14, 2014 8:30 am  | Comments: 0 | Views: 3151
Deep in the Oregon woods and rolling hills outside the Portland suburbs, where orchards dot the landscape, a Boeing 727 appears to have landed at the top of a steep dirt driveway encircled by towering pines. For Bruce Campbell, it is home. Complete with wings, and landing gear resting on pillars, it is where Campbell… View Article

Cost Savings Just One Benefit Of Organic Gardening

July 10, 2014 6:49 pm  | Comments: 0 | Views: 6428
When you hear the words “organic gardening,” I’m willing to bet the word “expensive” is one of the first things that comes to mind. Most people associate organic gardening with high costs because organic produce is expensive to buy at the grocery store. Well, I’m here to tell you that for the home gardener, organic… View Article

Tesla’s Clever Patent Move Is Already Paying Off

July 2, 2014 2:30 pm  | Comments: 0 | Views: 2241
Tesla may already be reaping the rewards of freeing up its patents. Four days after CEO Elon Musk offered most of his company’s patents to rivals in hopes of cultivating a bigger electric car market, Nissan and BMW are “keen on talks” to cooperate on charging networks, the Financial Times reported on Sunday. That pretty… View Article

Traffic Snarls In Europe As Taxi Drivers Protest Against Uber

July 1, 2014 2:30 pm  | Comments: 2 | Views: 3078
Several of Europe’s largest cities were snarled by traffic jams when thousands of taxi drivers blocked roads and held rallies in protest of ​an upstart​ American​ service that lets customers book rides through smartphones. The target of their anger is Uber, the service that digitally links passengers and freelance drivers​. Founded in 2009, the start-up​… View Article