Colored Fun Run or Potential Powder Keg?

You may not think combustible dust is something to worry about, but it’s more prevalent a cause for concern than you might suspect. Between 2009 and 2013, 57 combustible dust incidents caused 26 people to die, and another 129 to be injured. Now, after a fireball engulfed a crowd of patrons in Taiwan, authorities in […]
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Wal-Mart Tops the List for IT Spending in 2015

Information technology is quickly becoming one of the most expensive aspects of any business today. According to market researcher International Data Corp., Wal-Mart Stores Inc. spent more than $10.5 billion on information technology in 2015. In the years following the U.S. recession forcing significant spending cuts to IT, demand for business projects has increased. “They […]
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    Can You Sue Google For Providing False Medical Information?

    Most Americans now use the Internet to find health information, and thanks to the Web, important medical information can now spread at the speed of light. Of course, that means misinformation can spread just as fast, which is causing preventable deaths all over the world. With warmer weather heating up the Southern United States, officials […]
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    Skull Wars Kickstarter Will Put Star Wars Character’s Craniums Right On Your Desk

    May the 4th be with you. Whether you’re a Star Wars fan or not, chances are you’ve heard this dated pun before, but this year’s annual celebration brought at least one new thing to fanatics everywhere: the skulls of their favorite Star Wars characters. Not literal skulls, of course. Most humans don’t have the nerve […]
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    8-Year-Old Flint Resident Convinces Obama to Visit the City

    President Obama is expected to visit Flint, MI, next month to see firsthand the effects of the on-going water crisis the city has been facing. The decision to visit stems from a letter 8-year-old Flint resident Mari Copeny sent the President, asking if she could meet him. Copeny wrote her concerns about the effects of […]
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    Brave, Gross New World: Smart Sewers and Sewer Robots of the Future

    Sewer robots aren’t exactly the sexiest kind of robot, but according to two MIT researchers, sewer robots may just be the future of public health. And if the technology lives up to the hype, these robots are just the beginning of the “smart sewers” coming to a city near you. Already, MIT’s Underworlds project has […]