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Monthly Archives: July 2017
Confederate

HBO approves new alternate reality show ‘Confederate’ HBO executives have given the go-ahead for a new series from David Benioff and D.B. Weiss, the creative geniuses behind Game of Thrones. As Game of Thrones begins winding down,...

By Lawrence Lease on Jul 20th, 2017
Wells Fargo

Wells Fargo Transitioning to Digital Banking WASHINGTON, July 19, 2017 – Wells Fargo has started an initiative to cut expenses by $2 billion by the end of 2019 and that is done partially by eliminating 450 branches across the country. They...

By Lawrence Lease on Jul 19th, 2017
Ann Coulter

Ann Coulter and Delta Airlines Are At Each Others Throats Ann Coulter was none too pleased when she found her seat taken by another passenger while boarding a Delta Airlines flight from New York City to Florida on Saturday. What infuriated...

By Lawrence Lease on Jul 18th, 2017
obamacare

Two additional Republican senators said they would be voting against the new Senate bill aimed at repealing and replacing Obamacare, causing Congress to fail to reach a deal that would replace the healthcare mess that President Obama put in...

By Lawrence Lease on Jul 18th, 2017
Kinven bracelets repel mosquitoes and are non-toxic. [Featured image from Amazon.com]

Summer is the perfect time for outdoor activities.  You can go camping, swimming, hiking, fishing and exploring.  There are also a variety of sports that you can play such as baseball, basketball, softball, volleyball, dodge ball and tennis...

By Lucy Santos on Jul 17th, 2017
New York, a city famous for its skyscrapers, is an American C40 city dedicated to protecting the environment. [Featured image by Anthony Quintano/Wikimedia Commons]

When a huge iceberg separated from an Antarctic shelf this week, even some skeptics cannot deny that global warming exists. According to studies, many Pacific Island nations will be submerged by the year 2050.  Parts of the US coastline and...

By Lucy Santos on Jul 14th, 2017
The Sylvania 13.3-Inch Swivel Portable DVD Player is the perfect entertainment center for travelers. [Featured image from Amazon.com]

This is an age of large and flat digital screens that provide the highest quality of home entertainment.  When you travel for business or pleasure, you cannot take the huge screen with you.  How do you unwind on a long business trip or a summer...

By Lucy Santos on Jul 11th, 2017
John Jacob Astor IV, who was a businessmen, inventor and novelist, died in the Titanic disaster on April 15, 1912. [Featured image from Wikimedia Commons]

Like many first class passengers on Titanic, John Jacob Astor IV and his second wife, Madeleine Talmage Force, were living the good life.  Not only was Astor the richest passenger on Titanic, he was also one of the wealthiest people in the...

By Lucy Santos on Jul 7th, 2017
Microsoft

Microsoft starts layoffs as company changes strategy Microsoft (MSFT) has announced they are laying off thousands of employees, most cuts will fall on Microsoft’s sales force. The layoffs come as rumors spread that the company is reconfiguring...

By Lawrence Lease on Jul 7th, 2017
This model is wearing a traditional Morocan Silk Caftan. [Featured image by Yafit Vaknin/Wikimedia Commons]

Summer has arrived, and we can feel the heat.  Even if we wear tee-shirts and shorts, we still feel hot.  The good news is that caftans  help us escape the heat.  Since they are loose fitting, they make us feel comfortable on humid days. ...

By Lucy Santos on Jul 7th, 2017