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Teens prefer texting to face-to-face communication; a third have been cyber-bullied

We’ve seen a growing concern about the impact on teenagers of smartphone usage in general and social media in particular. A new report makes for disturbing reading in a number of respects, not least that 13-17 year olds now prefer text... Read More

2019’s Top 5 Microsoft (and Tech) Predictions

It’s hard to believe that 2018 has already come and gone, but a new year is upon us. It has become something of a tradition for me to dedicate my last column of the year to making tech predictions for the upcoming year. I like to keep these... Read More

How are you using olive oil?

Olive oil is good for you! But the healthfulness of your olive oil really depends in part on how you use it. If you’re using it to quickly sauté or fry food over the stove, you’re using this healthy cooking oil all wrong. Oils of all kinds have... Read More

How To Launch A Podcast: An Intro For Radio

A majority of radio listeners surveyed by Jacobs Media for its TechSurvey 2018 said they listen to podcasts—including 11% who said they listen daily and 12% who listen at least once a week. It means nearly a quarter of radio’s listeners are... Read More

Where Should I Place my Carbon Monoxide Detectors?

Now that winter is here, the widows are closed for the duration and the furnace is set on high its time to make sure our carbon monoxide detectors are working and placed correctly to save us in the event of an emergency. Every fuel-burning appliance in... Read More

How Much Can I Expect to Pay in Taxes on My Investments?

When we earn money from our investments, Uncle Sam wants his cut, too—just like with the rest of our income. But since investment gains—meaning what we make when we sell an investment for more than we paid for it—aren’t always taxed the same... Read More

Lifestyle Do’s and Don’ts When You Have Diarrhea

Along with knowing what to eat and drink when you’re dealing with gastrointestinal woes, it’s also important to be mindful of other everyday habits to help you deal with diarrhea. Do wash your hands. Since diarrhea can sometimes be transmitted by... Read More

5 Signs Your Child Has a Restricted Airway

For most people, breathing is automatic – the air goes in, the air goes out, and we don’t even think about it.  But for those who have airway problems, it is never that simple –  especially for children. “Children who suffer from air-passage... Read More

When Should I Hire a Tax Pro?

Good news for procrastinators: The 2018 deadline for filing taxes has been pushed back two days to April 17. (The 15th falls on a Sunday, and Washington D.C. celebrates Emancipation Day on the 16th.) That doesn’t mean you should wait, though, if... Read More

Tips for Great-Sounding Podcasts

If you’re producing a podcast of your own, you’re likely a writer, journalist, or subject matter expert with great ideas and stories but working with a small budget. Poor audio quality can detract from the message that you’re trying to deliver,... Read More

Top 10 Mistakes that Podcast Guests Make

So, you are about to be interviewed as a guest on a podcast. Are you wondering what are the most common mistakes that guests make and how can you avoid them? Well, this list is for you. Here are the Top 10 Mistakes that Podcast guests make. #1 Being... Read More

8 Steps of Gratitude that Will Change Your Life

You can’t force change. You need to allow it. And a key to allowing is accountability. When we take accountability for every aspect of our life we are in the most powerful position to allow change to occur. Implementing these 8 steps of gratitude... Read More

How to Avoid Becoming a Victim of Crime This Time of Year

This is the time of year when we need to think seriously about not becoming a victim of crime. As everyone starts to think about the fast approaching Holiday Season, and it’s getting dark earlier, our safety needs to be a part of our routine. The... Read More

When Quitting is the Exact Right Thing to Do

Most of us are raised under the belief that life is about never giving up, especially in the pursuit of a long-term goal.  However, there is value in knowing when to consider if this pursuit is worthy of your continued time and effort based upon the... Read More

Don’t Fall Sick with a Foodborne Illness this Autumn

The temperatures are falling right along with the leaves, and all those autumnal traditions and festivities are just around the corner. Whether it’s picking apples and drinking cider, having fun on a hayride, walking amongst the colorful trees, or... Read More

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