Category Archives: Miscellaneous

Canada Goose Jackets

The Real Cost of Canada Goose Jackets

If you got a Canada Goose jacket for Christmas, you should consider returning it. While the jackets are very popular, a coyote suffered a long, agonizing death for you to have the fur on that coat.  Concerns about ethical animal treatment have largely driven fur


Are Your Emojis Sending the Wrong Message?

They say a picture is worth a thousand words. So it’s not surprising that 76 percent of Americans reported using emojis at work, according to The Atlantic. Nonetheless, the use of emoticons and emojis are frequently the subject of office etiquette debates, with many arguing

Teddy Bear and Theodore Roosevelt are a part of the childhood of every American.

The History of the Teddy Bear

The Teddy Bear and Theodore Roosevelt are a part of the childhood of every American.  However, not everyone makes the connection between the cute stuffed bear and the straight talking, progressive era ex-President. In 1903, a Brooklyn candy store owner put two stuffed toy bears

tesla model 3

Can the Tesla Model 3 Live Up to the Hype?

Will the Tesla Model 3 Live Up to the Hype? The Tesla Model 3 —still only a prototype — is generating a lot of excitement. Since its unveiling last month more than 400,000 potential buyers have placed pre-orders. It takes just $1,000 to make a

The Legacy of Yoga Guru BKS Iyengar

BKS Iyengar, Bellur Krishnamachar Sundararaja, left his body on August 20, 2014, at the age of 95. Called Guru-ji by the hundreds of thousands who love him, and affectionately nicknamed “Biks” by some practitioners of Iyengar Yoga in America, B.K.S Iyengar is the foremost exponent

Five Ipad Apps I Can’t Live Without

The introduction of the new Apple iPad Air is a good reason to take a look at how important these devices have become in our daily lives. Apple iPads have become the most used travel accessory next to cell phones. They are something between a

The Internet Killed the Video Store

When is the last time you got in your car to drive to a video store to rent a movie? Only a few short years ago, venturing to Blockbuster on a Friday or Saturday night would have taken at least an hour to battle the

Don’t Dismiss the Health Benefits of Drinking Coffee

Finally the experts are saying what I was always hoping they would say about my excessive coffee drinking—“It’s good for you.” The health benefits of drinking coffee have always been a source of dispute among leading medical professionals, many of whom go back and forth