Monday, September 15, 2014

A Series of Unfortunate (Apple) Events

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Apple prides itself on producing consumer products that ‘just work’ by successfully combining hardware, software, and services. Unfortunately, the company has experienced a series of high-profile blunders in recent weeks, highlighting that they too aren’t always perfect. iCloud Security In … Continue reading →

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Tax Audits on Canadian Charities Criticized   

Politics

Dean Beeby, reporting for The Canadian Press, as published by The Huffington Post: The Conservative government has stepped up its scrutiny of the political activities of charities, adding fresh money for more audits, and casting its net well beyond the … Continue reading →

Saturday, October 26, 2013

World Safer Than Ever   

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Jesse Washington, writing for the Associated Press, as published by The Huffington Post: It almost feels these days as if there is no safe place – that after global jihad strikes a Nairobi shopping mall or a deranged shooter invades … Continue reading →

Sunday, October 20, 2013

In Between Detroit’s Failing Streetlights   

Photography

Kate Abbey-Lambertz, writing for The Huffington Post: What happens if a city can’t afford to keep the lights on, when it’s literally plunged into darkness? Photographer and sociologist David Schalliol’s series “In Between Detroit’s Failing Streetlights” looks at that sobering … Continue reading →

Monday, August 26, 2013

How to be a good listener   

Health

Laura McMullen, writing for US News: “Most people are very aware that other people don’t listen, but they’re not nearly as aware that they themselves don’t listen,” says Paul Donoghue, psychologist and co-author of “Are You Really Listening? Keys to … Continue reading →

Sunday, August 18, 2013

Jerry’s Map   

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The Huffington Post: In 1963, a man named Jerry Gretzinger began sketching and painting a map for a fictional world, populated by land masses and buildings that originated in his mind. Every day he would add to the expanding map, … Continue reading →

Saturday, August 17, 2013

Contest Winner Receives Prize 17 Years Late   

Reading

Rachel Tepper, writing for The Huffington Post: Seventeen years ago, James Barnard was 11 years old and living in the village of Scamblesby, Lincolnshire in the U.K. Upon purchasing a pack of Polo mints, which are made by Nestlé, Barnard … Continue reading →