Despite Record High Vehicle Prices, Millennial Purchasing Continues

Posted on December 31, 2016Categories Featured News   Leave a comment on Despite Record High Vehicle Prices, Millennial Purchasing Continues

Despite high market prices, the largest demographic since the baby boomers, millennials, are buying plenty of automobiles with purchases expected to continue to increase. Typical guidelines for car buying is that the monthly vehicle payment should not be more than 20% of a buyer’s take-home pay. According to The Detroit News, the average price for a new car is now up to $35,000, which is up 1.7% from last year, and a record high. “There’s a lot of diversity, both … Continue reading “Despite Record High Vehicle Prices, Millennial Purchasing Continues”

Arianna Huffington Launches New Company to Help You Sleep Better

Posted on December 23, 2016, Updated December 23, 2016Categories Featured News   Leave a comment on Arianna Huffington Launches New Company to Help You Sleep Better

As one of the leading pioneers in the digital media revolution and a best-selling author several times over, it’s safe to say that Arianna Huffington knows a thing or two about success. But after stepping down as editor-in-chief from her flagship Huffington Post in August, the 66-year-old is trying to change the way we think about what success looks like. With the launch of her new company, Thrive Global, Huffington aims to preach the importance of self-care to highly-driven, entrepreneurial, … Continue reading “Arianna Huffington Launches New Company to Help You Sleep Better”

Student and Parents in Spain Protest Amount of Homework Given by Schools

Posted on December 23, 2016, Updated August 16, 2019Categories Featured News   Leave a comment on Student and Parents in Spain Protest Amount of Homework Given by Schools

Over 36 million kids in the U.S. play organized sports each year. If it were up to the kids, they would probably spend 100% of their time playing sports and 0% of their time doing homework. Unfortunately, that’s not the case. On an average weekday evening, 14-year-old Clara Jene usually finds herself completing approximately three hours of homework. On the weekends, that number is typically doubled. Clara is a high school student in Spain, and she often stays up until … Continue reading “Student and Parents in Spain Protest Amount of Homework Given by Schools”

Studies Show an Attractive Smile Is More Important Than You May Realize

Posted on December 23, 2016, Updated October 21, 2020Categories Featured   Leave a comment on Studies Show an Attractive Smile Is More Important Than You May Realize

The red carpet rolls out next month, marking the start of the 2017 awards season. All of the Western world will be immersed in this voyeuristic ritual of staring mesmerized at a parade of the world’s richest and most beautiful celebrities. While red carpet hosts and journalists interrogate the stars about their designer dresses and accessories, they often overlook the most important part of the look – the smile. According to Dr. Kevin Sands, cosmetic dentist to the stars, awards … Continue reading “Studies Show an Attractive Smile Is More Important Than You May Realize”

Americans Are Skipping the Dentist Due to High Costs

Posted on December 15, 2016, Updated December 15, 2016Categories Featured News   Leave a comment on Americans Are Skipping the Dentist Due to High Costs

A recent study from researchers at the University of Michigan School of Business and Families USA found that Americans are more likely to skip routine dental care than any other type of medical appointment due to high costs. Working-age adults were the most vulnerable group, with approximately 13% reporting that they’ve skipped out on dental care for financial reasons. While 13% might not seem like a large number to most people, it’s actually double the population of seniors and triple … Continue reading “Americans Are Skipping the Dentist Due to High Costs”

Uber Acquires Artificial Intelligence Company to Develop Self-Driving Cars

Posted on December 9, 2016, Updated December 9, 2016Categories Featured   Leave a comment on Uber Acquires Artificial Intelligence Company to Develop Self-Driving Cars

The ride-hailing juggernaut Uber announced this week the creation of its new Artificial Intelligence (AI) Labs, a move that will ostensibly push the company closer and closer to its goal of autonomous vehicles powered by self-driving technology. The new branch will largely be made up of staff from Uber’s recent acquisition of Geometric Intelligence, a machine-learning development company founded by Gary Marcus and Zoubin Ghahramani. “Part of what drew Uber to Dr. Marcus’s team is that his start-up is tackling … Continue reading “Uber Acquires Artificial Intelligence Company to Develop Self-Driving Cars”