Questions of the Day: What’s a Dawicki and Is It the Same as a Melly?

One of the most interesting things first semester college freshmen discover is the way other kids from different parts of the country speak. They’ll make friends from the Philadelphia area who pronounce “water” as “wooder,” others who fiercely debate between “soda,” “pop,” or “coke,” and, perhaps most surprisingly, even some who call a TV remote […]

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University of Maryland Suffers Staggering Data Breach

An online data breach compromised more than 300,000 personal records for faculty, staff, and students of the University of Maryland at about 4 a.m. on February 18, when an outside source gained access to a secure records database dating back to 1998. The responsible party didn’t change anything in the system–satisfying itself with the duplication […]

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Ukraine Crisis: Two Airports of Crimea under Armed Men Control

The tensions in Ukraine are speedily beefing up. Buildings, airports and lives of people are under the control of Russian backed armed men. Reuters reported that armed men have besieged the two Crimean airports and acquired full control of them.  Ukrainian leaders have blamed that “Moscow has invaded us and these armed men are backed […]

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What Khloe Kardashian’s Latest Dating Woes Can Tell Us About Ourselves

While global citizens everywhere grapple with the continued wrath of polar vortexes, prolonged violence abroad and mounting civil rights unrest right here in America, the question du jour remains: Who is Khloe Kardashian dating, after all? The prominent socialite and reality television star filed for divorce from NBA player Lamar Odom in late 2013, but […]

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In 2015, More Teens Will be Killed by a Bullet Than a Car Accident

According to a new report by the Center for American Progress, guns are soon expected to surpass car collisions as the number one cause of death among young people — driving home the point that gun deaths are not rare, tragic events, but a surprisingly common danger across the country. Three years ago, in 2010, […]

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Studies Confirm: Video Marketing Is Savagely Successfully, Shows No Signs of Slowing Down

Digital marketing company Regalix released its 2014 Video Marketing and Advertising: Trends and Tactics Report, which had some surprising finds. The survey found that 83% marketers prioritized creating brand awareness and 77% thought triggering customer engagement more important than other goals. In less than a decade, video marketing has become one of the most essential […]

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