Grooming Kids to be Professional Athletes can be Dangerous, Health Experts Say

Sports have a long and well-documented history of helping kids in many ways. Kids who are in shape tend to score 30% higher on tests than kids who aren’t, and kids who play sports generally have higher self-esteem. High school athletes are more likely to attend college and earn a degree than non-athletes, and youth […]

Wendy’s Plans to Roll Out Mobile Payment in All North American Locations by 2016

Last year, Taco Bell and Starbucks both made waves by introducing mobile apps. This year, Wendy’s will jump on the bandwagon by installing mobile-friendly point of sale terminals at over 2,600 locations. The new payment system will complement the existing Wendy’s mobile rewards program and open up the possibility of mobile ordering in the future. […]
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    Vandals Cause a Quarter Million Dollars Worth of Damage to Milwaukee Hotel

    Vandals caused over a quarter million dollars in damage at a Milwaukee hotel over the weekend, after tampering with a sprinkler system. According to the Milwaukee-Wisconsin Journal Sentinel, the incident occurred early Sunday morning at the Hilton Milwaukee City Center, which is located at 509 W. Wisconsin Ave around 1 am. Police say that they […]
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    16-Year-Old With Hearing Loss Moves Forward in Auditions for The Voice

    This season’s premiere of The Voice introduced yet another inspiring contestant to fans when Treeva Gibson, a 16-year-old Maryland native, was put through to the top 48 despite contending with hearing loss. The singing show works by having contestants audition for famous musicians, who then act as coaches and choose singers to compete against each […]
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    Despite Frigid Temperatures, 100 Couples Said ‘I Do’ at the Empire State Building on Valentine’s Day

    The bitter cold in New York City this Valentine’s Day didn’t stop 100 couples from tying the knot or renewing their vows at one of the most iconic locations in the city. Officials at the Empire State Building often limit the number of couples who can marry on the 86th-floor observation deck. But this year, […]
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    Research Team Finds Evidence of a Genetic Component in Cerebral Palsy Cases

    Biobanks are often an integral part of medical research, helping scientists store and access needed biological samples for study. As a result, research facilities around the world invest in biorepository management tools and software to ensure the integrity of their findings, which can hopefully be translated into new therapies and treatments for different medical conditions. […]