A Brief History The statement that Dog is man’s best friend was first recorded as being made by Frederick, King of Prussia (1740-1786).  Today, dogs are well-known with the title, “man’s best friend,” for many good reasons. They are caring, always by your side, willing to cheer you up after a long day, and are fun to be around. Of course, they may tear up your sofa, pee on the carpet, and bark at any leaf that happens to fly by your window, but you love them all the same. That is why you would move heaven and earth to make…

A Brief History On December 6, 2019, we reflect back on our marathon movie watching experience of the previous night, namely the 209 minute long epic blockbuster film from Netflix, an historical crime film supposedly based on real events.  Not only is the movie a long one (3 hours and 29 minutes), it is also an expensive one, with a budget of $159 million, an incredible amount for a streaming app film. Digging Deeper Directed by Martin Scorcese, he of such notable films as Taxi Driver, Raging Bull, Goodfellas, Cape Fear (remake), The Aviator, Casino, Shutter Island and The Wolf…

A Brief History In March 2009, Uber was founded as UberCab by Garrett Camp, a computer programmer and the co-founder of StumbleUpon, and Travis Kalanick, who had sold his Red Swoosh startup for $19 million in 2007.  With the advent of self-driving technology in the market, it is no wonder that ride-hailing companies, like Uber, have decided to use self-driving cars for their transportation services. They adopt modern innovations to help people get from point A to point B, order food easily and quickly, and have access to seamless freight-booking solutions, but despite Uber’s intention to transform the transportation industry, the company has become…

A Brief History In the 1980s, first genital herpes and then AIDS emerged into the public consciousness as sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) that could not be cured by modern medicine.  Sexually transmitted diseases can be tricky to avoid for sexually active individuals, primarily because there are rarely ever any warning signs. In schools, we are taught to have safe sex, but unfortunately, not all individuals use the kind of protective birth control that lowers their risk of STDS. That said, it is also possible for an STD to be transmitted even when an individual uses protection.  We have covered the basics…

A Brief History Today, we spend most of our time indoors in our homes, conducting our everyday activities. Homes can be regularly cleaned and disinfected, however, that does not change the fact that there are certain things in the house that we often overlook but can impact our health negatively. They are between the choices we make at home, such as how we manage our food waste, gardening, the chemicals we choose to bring home, and many others. We have gathered the top 4 things at home that you probably never thought can affect your family’s health. Digging Deeper 1.  Air…

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