Transitioning back to civilian life after actively serving as a soldier can be tough, but becoming employed is arguably one goal that could help soldiers feel like they’re doing worthwhile things and contributing to society. Unfortunately, some employers balk at the idea of hiring veterans. That’s less likely to happen, though, if they’re educated about what to expect, plus understand the truth about common misconceptions.… [Read more]
Given the Supreme Court’s decision to defeated President Obama’s executive order that attempted to give temporary relief from deportations to undocumented immigrants, naturalization will become more important than ever to many people who wish to solidify their status and residency in the country. Being an American citizen means that you have the freedom to express yourself and the freedom to worship as you wish.… [Read more]
So far, this year’s presidential race has been anything but traditional. Studded with arguably unnecessary drama, twists and turns, the “politics” in this year’s race almost resemble a cliched high school story.
Playing off this fact, networking and reconnecting company Classmates decided to conduct their own presidential poll. Users were asked to assign non-traditional superlatives, much like in the senior year of high school, to all presidential candidates based on their old high-school yearbook photos and general characteristics as portrayed through their campaign.… [Read more]
As are most construction zones, road construction zones can be hazardous. There are many different ways car accidents can occur in or near them. There are two main factors that must be taken into account, them and you. There may be mistakes made by the private construction companies or municipalities that you should be on the lookout for.… [Read more]
For many years, farming has been the fruit of manual labor. With the advancement of technology in everyday life, this may soon not be the case. Enter agricultural drones. Though drones are often associated with surveillance or warfare, these aerial devices can serve a variety of purposes. In an article in The Boston Globe, the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International states that, “agriculture drones are expected to make up 80 percent of the future commercial market.”… [Read more]
As technology evolves, so do the criminals and scammers who use it. In the past year, several online scams made headlines, from the use of online dating services, to gift cash, to conning Facebook users into spreading spam. Looking at these different instances we see how the use of technology is affecting the way crime is being done. Online Romance Scams While you may be familiar with looking out for little white lies in someone’s online dating profile, you could be missing a much bigger problem, as online romance scams skyrocket in popularity.… [Read more]
For many years, doctors, psychologists and medical scientists were completely baffled by people who were addicted to drugs or alcohol. They could help to get them sober by putting them through a medical detoxification process, but the majority of people were unable to remain so. Science today benefits from the leaps and bounds made in past years in uncovering why addicts do what they do, but there is still a stigmatization about addiction that hinders the ability of addicts to seek the help they need.… [Read more]
When it comes to preserving the environment, we usually start inside of our homes. But going green and practicing sustainable habits extends beyond the front door. Here are three ways to create a more earth-friendly backyard:Save Water: Swap Your Lawn for an Alternative Landscape
California’s recent water crisis has left government officials scratching their heads, thinking up innovative new ways to conserve water.… [Read more]
In very recent history, an individual’s right to bear arms has become a hot topic of debate. The Second Amendment is commonly quoted in order to argue the individual’s rights, but when the Second Amendment was first conceptualized this individualistic rights approach was far from the contemporary interpretation. Originally the meaning behind the highly debated phrase was interpreted to apply strictly to those involved in militia service especially after the rebellion.… [Read more]
With trials for the 2016 Olympics Women’s Gymnastics competition coming up, the world will soon know who will be competing in the Olympics. According to students with Ohio University masters in coaching, the United States, China, Russia, and Romania will all have strong teams with several stars to watch in the coming summer Olympics.
United States Simone Biles will be a strong contender.… [Read more]