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The forgotten history of Memorial Day

Preparing to decorate graves, May 1899Library of CongressIn the years following the bitter Civil War, a former Union general took a holiday originated by former Confederates and helped spread it acros...

How Christian media is shaping American politics

President Donald Trump with televangelist Rev. Pat Robertson.AP Photo/Steve HelberFor Americans growing up between the 1950s and the 1980s, religion was not a regular presence on television. Aside fro...

Why the Catholic church is 'hemorrhaging' priests

Priests are Catholicism’s greatest figures: shepherds who manage believers’ relationship with the divine. But, as Pope Francis recently acknolwedged, their numbers are dwindling. In fact, ...

Informants aren't spies – they're essential FBI tools

The FBI Building in Washington, DCAPPresident Donald Trump tweeted this week that he would order the Department of Justice to investigate whether the FBI, under President Barack Obama, had “infi...

How one 'Rosie the Riveter' poster won out over all the others and became a symbol of female empowerment

During the war, the poster on the left, painted by J. Howard Miller, was only on display for only two weeks. Norman Rockwell's, on the other hand, was seen by millions.Nick Lehr/The ConversationSevent...

Self-cloning Asian tick causing worry in New Jersey

The female longhorned tick, _Haemaphysalis longicornis_, crawling on a leaf.Jim Occi, Rutgers Center for Vector Biology, CC BY-NC-NDNew Jersey has a new visitor, and it’s not welcome.No one is q...

Entertainment News

Phish’s 2018 Fall Tour to Conclude with Four Performances at MGM Grand Garden Arena

LAS VEGAS (May 15, 2018) – Phish, the American rock band known worldwide for its dedicated fan base, recently announced a 14-date Fall tour which will conclude in Las Vegas with four performances at...

Dave Damiani and The No Vacancy Orchestra are “Bending The Standard”

Tina Sinatra, Dave Damiani & Landau Murphy Jr. celebrate 100 years of Frank Sinatra in Los Angeles There have been stories about independent filmmakers, but how about the independent big band...

Billboard Chart-Topping Saxophonist VANDELL ANDREW Returns With New Single

From the vantage point of 30, his age and the name of his infectious, sensually grooving new full length album, Vandell continues to be fueled by the impressive roar of accolades and achievements th...

Metropolitan Business News

NYC-BASED PUBLIC TELECOM GIANT TCC TELEPLEX LAUNCHES

“TOMORROW’S HIGH TECH DIGITAL NETWORK TODAY” WITH ITS REVOLUTIONARY, MULT-MEDIA AND SERVICES DRIVEN IAP “EVERYTHING” KIOSK The TCC Teleplex IAP Kiosks Include a High-Res 360-Degree Webcam, a 22-...

HOW TO PREPARE FOR RETIREMENT: Finding and Living Your “It”

The name of my Woburn, MA financial services firm is Summit Financial Partners for a very good reason – because the clients I work with have either reached their retirement summit (i.e. they’re ready ...

How to build a distinctive Brand Voice

Nearly four decades ago, I made a presentation that captured considerable attention in the marketing community. The subject was ‘Brand Voice.’ The concept is widely used today by branding profess...

ADROLL RELAUNCHES BRAND WITH NEW COMPANY VISION

AdRoll, the growth platform for ambitious commerce businesses, has today announced an exciting new phase in the evolution of the AdRoll brand for its 37,000 customers worldwide. Recognising its uniq...

Global Shop Solutions Customer Load King Goes Live with Manufacturing Factory of the Future

THE WOODLANDS, TX, February 22, 2018 – After nearly 9 months of preparation, Load King, a world leader in store fixture manufacturing, has successfully finished their manufacturing factory of the fu...

DA NOI RESTAURANT

Popular with neighborhood folks, professionals and tourists of all ages who crave passion, authenticity, an old world vibe and a welcoming feeling in their dining experience, Da Noi was launched by th...