Book Offers Roadmap for Mid-Career Employees to Launch Their Own Business

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Whether the casualty of corporate downsizing, tired of working for “the man,” or simply unfulfilled, many employees in mid-life yearn to own their own business, but are hesitant to make the leap. William R. Seagraves, the “Mid-Career Entrepreneur Expert,” assures…

Republican Senators Think You Don’t Need Faster Broadband

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Broadband in the United States still lags behind similar service in other industrialized countries, so Congress made broadband expansion a national priority, and it offers subsidies, mostly in rural areas, to help providers expand their offerings,’ writes Bill Snyder. And…

Exhibit :: Playing Cards from the Middle Ages

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The only complete set of European hand-painted woodcut playing cards to have survived from the Middle Ages is on view in The World in Play: Luxury Cards, 1430-1540, at the Cloisters Museum and Gardens. The Cloisters is the branch of…

Quick Guide to Selling on Amazon

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With 237 million active customer accounts, Amazon is often an appealing way for retailers to expand online sales. But what does it really take to make it work for your business? Who will you be competing against and how can…

5 Ways to Save Money When Buying a MacBook

Apple’s MacBook Air and MacBook Pro, or “the new MacBook”, are some of the best notebook computers you can buy. But they’re also pretty expensive. A few tips and tricks can help the smart shopper save a few bucks while…

Final Fantasy Explorers on Nintendo 3DS

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The quest for the Grand Crystal begins as Final Fantasy Explorers is available in North America exclusively for the Nintendo 3DS™ family of systems. Players can venture solo or in a party of up to four members via the Nintendo 3DS system’s…

Podcast :: Knit British

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One day Louise Scollay wrote a blog post on a local yarn and she was a bit ashamed to discover that almost all of my stash was imported wool. Quickly she cobbled together the idea to try and knit with as much UK produced yarn…

Monowi, Nebraska

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Monowi was platted in 1902 when the Fremont, Elkhorn and Missouri Valley Railroad was extended to that point. A post office was established in Monowi in 1902, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1967. Monowi’s peak years were in…

"American Masters" Celebrates Rock ‘n’ Roll Legend Fats Domino During Black History Month on PBS

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Fats Domino and The Birth of Rock ‘n’ Roll premieres nationally on the legendary performer’s 88th birthday Friday, February 26 at 10 p.m. (check local listings) Fats Domino was one of the most popular rockers of the 1950s and early…

Tips for Keeping Pets Safe in Sub-Zero Weather

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Although your furry friend may have a nice fur coat, it doesn’t mean that dogs and cats are not susceptible to frostbite and hypothermia. With the east coast bracing for Winter Storm Jonas, which is expected to dump at least…

Five Tips For a Fresh Financial Start

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For those looking to get ahead financially, Leon LaBrecque, managing partner of LJPR Financial Advisors, has a few tips to get started on the right foot. Making small good choices now can set the tone for grander gestures later in…

Non-woven Fabrics/Textiles Worth 47.7 Billion by 2020

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The report “Non-woven Fabrics/Textiles Market by Technology Forecast to 2020” published by MarketsandMarkets, is projected to grow from USD 32.7 Billion in 2015 to USD 47.7 Billion by 2020, at an estimated CAGR of 7.86%. The market for non-woven fabrics…