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Stress, Anxiety, & Depression in Mental Health

Whether your goal is to address an anxiety or depressive disorder in yourself or to be ready to help someone else struggling with these common mental health problems, it’s important for everyone to recognize the tell-tale symptoms. It’s also important to understand that chronic

How the New Tax Reform Affects Businesses

Love it or hate it, the new tax reform is here to stay. It’s important to understand how this new system will affect businesses from large businesses to the small startup company, especially if you own one. From comptroller tax audits to pass-through rates,

Top 5 Benefits of CBD Oil

What is CBD exactly? You may have seen CBD oil in the news or on the internet recently and wondered what the rage is all about. To put it simply, CBD oil comes from the Cannabis Sativa or marijuana plant, but it is an

Massive Methane Leak Spewing 50,000Kg/h For Months, No End In Sight

The methane stream that has been spewing for months over an underground natural gas reservoir near the affluent community of Porter Ranch (north of Los Angeles) illustrates “gaping vulnerabilities” in oversight and enforcement of greenhouse gas pollution rules, a California newspaper editorial board declared

Coordinated Paris Terror Attacks Leave 150+ Dead

On Friday the 13th, 2015, a series of attacks in downtown Paris sent the city into panic. France shut its borders within hours of the suicide bombings and armed takeover of the Bataclan theater. With multiple suicide bombings and armed gunmen running the street,

Cop shoots unarmed man 2 times in back: cleared of charges

David Kassick can be seen struggling on the ground on his belly, writhing in pain for the taser. Hummelstown police officer Mearkle continues to tase him again and again, somehow believing borderline torture would improve the situation. Apparently threatened by the cries of pain

Watch a citizen de-escalate a situation and get arrested as cops prepare to shoot

In the scene above, police were actively pursuing a driver fleeing at reasonably slow speeds. As the situation continues into more highly packed areas, an unknown citizen positioned himself in front of the car. Although described by the news commentator as a crazy person,

World’s first ocean cleaning system will be deployed in 2016

It is estimated that the majority of the world’s plastic, of which hundreds of millions of kilograms are produced each year, ends up in the world’s ocean. Once in the ocean it doesn’t float around aimlessly as might be expected, but instead it ends

How the Obama administration shielded Wall Street from prosecutions

Similar to how the Obama administration simply forgave and forgot war crimes and illegal wiretapping during the Bush administration, the Obama administration offered the same type of amnesty for banks and bankers who had bitten off more than they could chew in 2008. Society’s

6 Science-Backed Ways To Seem More Intelligent

These 6 science-backed ways to seem more intelligent may make you seem smarter, but unfortunately, the effect is only cosmetic. The sources are hyperlinked to each statement in the list. 1. Use a middle initial: it makes you seem more distinct and important 2.