Category Archives: General

Will Lower Gas Prices Boost The Economy?

Oil prices have dropped below $70 a barrel in the U.S. after OPEC opted against cutting production levels last week in what some analysts view as a bid by Persian Gulf states to test the willingness of American shale-oil producers … Continue reading

Google Exec helps locate missing loved ones in earthquake-ravaged New Zealand

A Google executive who hails from New Zealand has been using his skills to help worried relatives locate loved ones separated by the recent earthquakes in New Zealand. Craig Nevill-Manning, who is from New Zealand 41, first created the Google … Continue reading

Small Biz Borrowing Jumps Up

Borrowing by small U.S. businesses jumped in November to the highest level in more than two years, PayNet Inc reported. Why?  entrepreneurs invested in their businesses and did a better job of paying existing debts. According to the Thomson Reuters/PayNet … Continue reading

Madden, Lott to Lead Council on NFL Safety Issues

Hall of Fame members Ronnie Lott and John Madden will lead a player safety advisory council for the National Football League. Lott, who won four Super Bowl titles as a defensive back for San Francisco 49ers, and Madden, who won … Continue reading

Art Fair reveals cultural ambitions of Abu Dhabi

At the Emirates Palace in Abu Dhabi, the sand on the private beach is imported from Algeria, the hostesses at reception are Filipino and the butlers are usually Indian. Representing 50 galleries from 18 countries, the art dealers who participated … Continue reading

Ford Mustang Outsold By Chevy Camaro

For the first time in 23 years, Ford ‘mustang muscle car lost the sports car to General Motor Co.’s Chevy Camaro. The Camaro in 2010 outsold the Mustang 81,299 to 73,716. The two models have been battling for sports-car sales … Continue reading

Newly Developed Material Makes it Faster and Easier to Mend Broken Bones

Much of modern medicine depends on high tech innovations. Broken bones, however, are another story. They are still dealt with in a clumsy, old-fashioned way that frequently involves screws, nails and pins. Even the simplest operation can result in infections … Continue reading