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Melissa Thompson writes about a wide range of topics, revealing interesting things we didn’t know before. She is a freelance USA Today producer, and a Technorati contributor.

Updated 2019 Worker’s Comp Insurance Statistics

Workers' compensation is an insurance program, insuring employees for illnesses and injuries that happen as a result of their job. If an employee gets...

Good CBD v Bad CBD: How to Choose

These days the whole nation is in the middle of a CBD craze. But some manufacturers take advantage of this euphoria and put a CBD label on almost everything. 

Dwight Merriam Describes the War on Dockless Scooters

"One of the country's leading land use lawyers, Dwight Merriam, reports on the backlash against the scooters abandoned on the streets and sidewalks, causing...

Updated for 2019: New Report on Keeping Dogs Warm During Winter...

As winter rapidly approaches consumers might notice that their dog starts to curl up to stay warm. Smaller dog breeds and short haired ones...

New Report Details What It Takes To Promote Property in 2019

If you were starting a business and wanted to build up a client base, what would your first port of call be? You'd immediately...

New Data About the Importance of Sleep

When you have a large number of things constantly going on in your life, sometimes it's hard to find downtime for yourself-even for simple...

Here are Some of the Reasons Why People May Need to...

Payday loans are more often than not, controversial in the public eye. But is that really so unusual? When it comes to money lending...

Rahul Balaram, California Attorney Discusses Five Benefits of Transcribing a Client’s...

In this article, criminal defense attorney Rahul Balaram looks at five critical benefits resulting from transcribing police interviews with criminal defendants. 

Michael Evan Salley Shares 7 Internal Communication Tips for Businesses

Michael Evan Salley shares seven effective tips to help improve a business’s internal communications.

4 Great Lesser-Known Stand-Up Comedians

It's easier now than ever for new and upcoming comedians to reach large audiences, via streaming services, YouTube, podcasts, and Twitter feeds, plus...

Ravi Bahethi, President of Terranet, Inc., Shares 4 Tips to Learn...

Here, Ravi Bahethi, president of Terranet, Inc., shares the best strategies for learning a new programming language.

Death Threats Follow Proponents Of Hawaii’s Thirty Meter Telescope Project

Hawaii Governor David Ige has been the target of death threats due to his support for the Thirty Meter Telescope, a $1.4 billion endeavor...

Iphone Manufacturer Apple Wages War On The Consumer’s Right To Repair

The right to repair is best described as any law that guarantees a consumer the right to repair their own electronics or vehicles with...

Falsely Accused of Murder – Now What

There are plenty of nightmarish instances you can imagine, but being falsely accused of murder is an entirely different monster. The Innocence Project has...

Ryan Rock of Ankeny Shares a 7-Step Plan for Taking Business...

In this article, Ryan Rock, Ankeny native and President of Empire AG, LLC, provides a 7-step plan for taking businesses to the next level.

Community Leader Denise Hamet Describes SELLA, a Groundbreaking Social and Emotional...

Schools throughout the nation are implementing groundbreaking programs to improve K-6 students' capacity to deal with daily tasks and challenges effectively.

8 Driving Tips To Avoid Accidents in Bad Weather

Inclement weather is detrimental for drivers. Out of the six million accidents that occur each year, roughly 22-percent are weather-related. Before you become a...

Tropical Depression Nine Becomes Tropical Storm Humberto And Hits Bahamas

Only two weeks after Hurricane Dorian decimated the Bahamas, a storm that was being referred to as "Tropical Depression Nine" turned into Tropical Storm...

Rory Brown, Managing Partner of Nicklaus Brown & Co., Shares the...

In the ancient world, mythologies cross-pollinated cultures. Just as the Romans borrowed much of the Greek pantheon, changing names and narratives, the Lydians borrowed...

Rory Brown, Managing Partner of Nicklaus Brown & Co., On How...

By any measure, virtual banks have redefined the banking experience for consumers over the last decade or so. The initial burst of interest is...