Affordable Care Act is Still Not Working Out for Many Low Income Workers

The government mandated Affordable Care Act is still not working for so many low income workers. Businesses with under fifty employees are required by the federal government to offer health insurance for their employees. Those that don't face strict and high penalties and fines. Even though most small companies are complying, there seems to be few takers among the general … [Read more...]

Thomas G. Stemberg, Founder of Staples, Dead at 66

Thomas G. Stemberg, the founder of the Staples office supply chain, died on Friday at his home in Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts. Stemberg was 66 and his cause of death was listed as stomach cancer. His vision to create what he called a "Toys R Us or Home Depot for office supplies", came to a successful fruition. It all started for Stemberg over the Fourth of July weekend back … [Read more...]

Islamic State Responsible for Bomb Attacks Aimed at Shia in Bangladesh

The Islamic State claimed responsibility for the bombing of a procession held early on Saturday morning in the Bangladesh capital city of Dhaka. At least one person was killed with many dozens wounded when a trio of bombs went off during a holiday procession being held by Shia Muslims in honor of their Ashura holiday. The Islamic State took immediate and public … [Read more...]

Can We Really Become Addicted to Certain Foods? New Research Says Yes

Scientific research has been studying food in relation to the human psyche for over one hundred years. The point of it seems to be to determine if humans can actually become physically addicted to certain foods. Recent research seems to indicate that we can, indeed, become addicted to certain foods. Researchers discovered that certain foods, especially processed foods and … [Read more...]

Kansas City Royals Win Second AL Pennant in a Row; Eliminate Toronto, 4-3

The Kansas City Royals won their second American League pennant in a row on Friday night. They defeated the Toronto Blue Jays in Game Six of the American League Championship Series, 4-3. This sets them up for next Tuesday's Game One of the 2015 World Series where they will face the National League champion New York Mets in New York. The Royals became only the third team in … [Read more...]