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Study links honesty to prefrontal region of the brain
Study links honesty to prefrontal region of the brain
9/9/2014 6:31:35 PM
Are humans programmed to tell the truth? Not when lying is advantageous, says a new study led by Assistant Professor Ming Hsu at UC Berkeley’s Haas School of Business. The report ties honesty to a region of the brain that exerts control over automatic impulses. Hsu, who heads the Neuroeconomics Laboratory at the  Haas School of Business and holds a joint appointment …
CDC report finds sodium consumption high among U.S. children
CDC report finds sodium consumption high among U.S. children
9/9/2014 6:24:00 PM
More than 90 percent of U.S. children, aged 6-18 years, eat more sodium than recommended, putting them at risk for developing high blood pressure and heart disease later in life, according to a new CDC Vital Signs report. This report provides the most recent data detailing how much sodium school-age children eat and where it comes from. Using data from CDC’s 2009-2010 …
Quantum Jumping Helps People Improve Their Lives, and Now Comes With Free Intro Course
9/9/2014 5:32:05 PM
Burt Goldman and Quantum Jumping are announcing the release this week of a special bonus offer for new students of the revolutionary system of guided imagery and deep meditation. Now, new students, upon enrollment, are eligible for a  free  introductory 6-part course. Not only that but this also includes a webinar that reveals the complete scope of wisdom on Quantum …
CEA Foundation Extends OATS Grant for Innovative Technology Center for Seniors
9/9/2014 12:52:46 PM
The CEA Foundation announced its continued support of the Older Adults Technology Services (OATS) and the OATS project which began last year at the Senior Planet Exploration Center in Manhattan, the nation’s first technology-themed community center for older adults. The Senior Planet Exploration Center fits with the CEA Foundation’s mission by empowering older adults to …
foodtweeks™ Encourages Users to Support Greater Cleveland Food Bank
foodtweeks™ Encourages Users to Support Greater Cleveland Food Bank
9/9/2014 12:39:15 PM
foodtweeks ™ announced that the Greater Cleveland Food Bank in Cleveland, OH has joined the nationwide ranks of foodtweeks™-affiliated food banks. foodtweeks™ is a free weight management app that feeds the hungry by using its food bank partners to distribute meals to the hungry when app users report saving calories. Each time a foodtweeks™ user reports “tweeking” …
Corroboree Sydney to educate more kids
Corroboree Sydney to educate more kids
9/9/2014 12:15:41 PM
Storytelling Elders and champion Waratahs rugby players will teach more children about Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture later this year, as the City of Sydney doubles its support for Australia’s largest corroboree. The second annual Corroboree Sydney will showcase the art and heritage of local and NSW Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities through …
Winter is coming: British weather set to become more unsettled
Winter is coming: British weather set to become more unsettled
9/9/2014 10:21:34 AM
British winters are becoming increasingly volatile due to extreme variations in pressure over the North Atlantic according to scientists from the University of Sheffield. The new research, published today (9 September 2014) in the International Journal of Climatology , shows that weather patterns over the UK have become distinctly more unstable, resulting in contrasting …
Hearst Introduces “Freemium” Magazine: TrendingNY
Hearst Introduces “Freemium” Magazine: TrendingNY
9/9/2014 10:08:50 AM
Hearst Magazines is the only major publisher that continues to introduce new print titles and concepts to the market. Always looking to expand its connection with consumers, recent years have seen the debuts of successful brand extensions including Cosmopolitan for Latinas and Town&Country Travel , and popular magazines like  Food Network Magazine ,  HGTV Magazine …
Protein Bar To Open Fourth Quick-Casual Restaurant in Colorado
9/9/2014 7:00:00 AM
Protein Bar To Open Fourth Quick-Casual Restaurant in Colorado   New location will offer nourishing on-the-go meals for health-conscious locals, downtown office dwellers, and visiting tourists.   DENVER, CO – September 9, 2014 – Protein Bar, the quick-casual Chicago-based restaurant concept serving flavorful, health-focused food, juices and blended drinks, announced …
Cancer Survivor Plans Disney World Trip after $631,421 Winning Streak at Club World Casino
Cancer Survivor Plans Disney World Trip after $631,421 Winning Streak at Club World Casino
9/9/2014 7:00:00 AM
A Club World Casino player who had an incredible winning streak plans to take her family to Florida for a well-earned vacation. Susan, who just won a two-year battle with cancer, recently played her balance up to an incredible $631,421.31 before she thought about cashing out.   “I usually don’t win big at all, maybe $1000 or so,” Susan told a  Club World Casinos customer …
Allstate Publishes Corporate Responsibility Report, "Force for Good"
9/8/2014 3:49:47 PM
Today Allstate released its annual Corporate Responsibility report, titled Force for Good . The report focuses on Allstate’s efforts to bring out the good in people’s lives by delivering solutions to challenging societal issues, strengthening communities and elevating its sustainable business practices. This is Allstate’s twelfth corporate responsibility report. "Force for …
Northern Insurance Agencies Continues Its Community Program in Montgomery County, Maryland, This Time Introducing a Food Drive to Help Provide a Thanksgiving Dinner for 750 Families
Northern Insurance Agencies Continues Its Community Program in Montgomery County, Maryland, This Time Introducing a Food Drive to Help Provide a Thanksgiving Dinner for 750 Families
9/8/2014 3:42:22 PM
Montgomery County, MD – With a new charity campaign in Montgomery County, Northern Insurance Agencies looks to provide food donations to Nourish Now, a local organization that distributes food directly to families in need, as well as to other nonprofits that focus on providing nourishment to the needy. Through this campaign, Nourish Now will help provide dinners to 750 …
Research Finds No Association Between Wearing a Bra and Breast Cancer
9/8/2014 10:29:33 AM
A population-based case-control study found no association between bra wearing and increased breast cancer risk among postmenopausal women, according to research published in Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention , a journal of the American Association for Cancer Research. “There have been some concerns that one of the reasons why breast cancer may be more …
Corporate gift or employee incentive:
The new Golden Rule Marble™ is a gift of substance
Corporate gift or employee incentive: The new Golden Rule Marble™ is a gift of substance
9/8/2014 8:22:01 AM
Corporate gift or employee incentive: The new Golden Rule Marble™ is a gift of substance   The Golden Rule Marble ™, created a century ago by Jesse Shwayder, co-founder of the Samsonite Corporation, has come a long way since the original was used as a customer gifts and employee incentive. The new patented and trademarked Golden Rule Marble, exclusively from …
Fat Burning is Easier Than Ever With John Barban’s Venus Factor
9/8/2014 8:21:19 AM
Researcher and Fitness Expert John Barban has made a ground-breaking discovery that will transform the way women lose weight. He’s releasing his secret and now consumers can benefit from his work with the amazing new product called Venus Factor , a weight loss program for women. The dramatically effective weight loss system designed just for women now also comes with a …
New Contractor Tax Worries - Why It Pays to Be Prepared
New Contractor Tax Worries - Why It Pays to Be Prepared
9/7/2014 7:09:33 AM
Should contractors always be wary and be afraid that the proverbial “big brother” might be watching them? Perhaps so, as it seems that the new “benchmarking” projects currently underway at HM Revenues and Customs could lead to a full out inquiry being put in place, should said discrepancies be found in the contractor’s profit statement. Benchmarking is the practice of …
Australian Brain Whisperer Uses Brain Plasticity to Change Lives
9/6/2014 11:51:03 PM
VICTORIA, Australia September 2014 – Neuroplasticity and cortical remapping, collectively known as brain plasticity , refers to the brain’s ability to change and adapt as a result of experience.* Adult brain plasticity has been used as a recovery method for sensory-motor deprivation, peripheral injury and brain injury. It has also been linked with chronic pain alleviation …
City of Toronto to dedicate stairs to poet Raymond Souster
9/5/2014 7:52:01 PM
The City Councillor for Ward 13 Parkdale-High Park will be joined by Toronto’s Poet Laureate, George Elliott Clarke, tomorrow to dedicate the stairs leading into Willard Gardens Parkette as the Souster Steps. Date: Saturday, September 6 Time: 11 a.m. to noon, remarks at 11 a.m. Location: Willard Gardens Parkette, 55 Mayfield Ave. A number of Souster’s friends, many of …
War with ISIS: A Western Win Implied by Book of Daniel Says Expert
9/5/2014 4:35:39 PM
Imagery of a goat conquering a ram in Daniel 8 applied to Alexander’s victory over the Medes and Persians, but Gabriel said the vision is “at the time of the end,” and those areas are now Iraq and Iran, says Dr. Richard Ruhling, author and speaker on topics of Bible prophecy. Rumors of war beg consideration that “history repeats.” A ram pushing west, north and south angers …
New analysis finds over 100 million hectares of intact forest area degraded since 2000
9/5/2014 3:19:06 PM
New analysis and maps released today reveal the alarming speed at which the world’s largest expanses of forest wilderness are being degraded. More than 104 million hectares – an area three times the size of Germany – of the world’s remaining Intact Forest Landscapes were degraded from 2000 to 2013. The Greenpeace GIS Laboratory, University of Maryland and Transparent World, in …