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Archive for: September 2014


Calamari Camouflage? Cephalopods Inspire Bio-tech Camo

Members of the military, hunters, and outdoor enthusiasts have long used camouflage clothing and gear in an effort to seamlessly blend in with their s...

Dentists Warn Against Microbeads in Toothpaste

It’s likely that every morning you wake up, drink your coffee and then stick some plastic in your mouth—and you might not even be aware of it. The...

Subway Offers Mobile Payment Option to all Locations in United States

Jared Fogle, better known as the Subway Guy, became a household name, and a spokesperson for the sandwich chain, in the early 2000s, after losing a su...

In Detroit’s Bankruptcy, City Retirees Are the Ones Who Lose

Detroit’s currently ongoing bankruptcy trial — the largest municipal bankruptcy in history — will have consequences for all the city...

Las Vegas Decides That Medical Marijuana Dispensaries are Exempt From Neon Sign Rule

Normally, businesses along the Las Vegas Boulevard are required to have a neon sign. Why? The city’s Scenic Byway Plan requires it as part of a larg...

Fighting the Fight Against Aging

Age is supposed to bring us wisdom, experience, beauty, and intelligence, but if that’s the case, why are we so afraid of it? Men and women alik...

Batfleck Rocks Detroit City T-Shirt in Ice Bucket Challenge

According to a recent study, a whopping 95% of Americans wear t-shirts. Yes, even celebrities, as Detroit recently noted when they saw Hollywood sta...

Taking the Fear Out of Dental Exams: How Pediatric Dentists Are Improving Dental Exams for Children

As the field of pediatric dentistry improves, pediatric dentists are focusing on reducing the fear and anxiety that often accompany a child’s ...

Landlords in Fairfax, Virginia Charging Hundreds of Dollars Just for Residents to Turn on Their AC

Is charging extra for air conditioning illegal? That’s what a lawsuit filed this week in the Fairfax County Circuit Court is saying. The suit sa...