This extension will save you money on Amazon Prime Dayl

https://www.cnet.com/how-to/this-is-your-secret-weapon-for-amazon-prime-day-deals/ This is your secret weapon for Amazon Prime Day deals The simple Amazon Assistant tool for Chrome, Firefox and Safari does triple duty. By Clifford Colby July 5, 2019 3:00 AM PDT Screenshot by Clifford Colby/CNET Are you really, really ready for the flood of deals coming over the Amazon Prime Day? You will … Continue reading This extension will save you money on Amazon Prime Dayl

If you’re starting a business, raising money requires a key step

Altho this article relates to a business startup, the advice given is useful for undertaking any multi-step process. Planning not only what to do, but when and how much, is critical. https://www.inc.com/sean-wise/whether-youre-raising-50000-500000-or-5-million-for-your-startup-make-sure-you-understand-this-1-thing.html Whether You're Raising $50,000, $500,000, or $5 Million for Your Startup, Make Sure You Understand This 1 Thing If fail to ask for … Continue reading If you’re starting a business, raising money requires a key step

Does making college free work?

One city tried the tuition-free college experiment and got unexpected results. https://www.wsj.com/articles/does-free-college-work-kalamazoo-offers-some-answers-11561741553 Does Free College Work? Kalamazoo Offers Some Answers Tuition subsidy in Kalamazoo, Mich., funded by anonymous donors, lifts enrollment sharply but graduation rates are mixed By Josh Mitchell and Michelle Hackman | Photographs by Brittany Greeson for The Wall Street Journal June 28, … Continue reading Does making college free work?

Developing countries below replacement level in new births

This is just one of many articles that NPR has produced recently, each looking at a small piece of a factual situation that should prompt a new way of approaching population. Not producing more babies is a rational approach of new couples when healthcare is expensive, student loans are prohibitive, climate change is threatening, and … Continue reading Developing countries below replacement level in new births

Slight change in the Kindle Oasis available just in time for Amazon Prime Day

The Amazon Kindle Oasis, the top of the line, is about to be very slightly modified to use a warmer shade of lighting, and a doubling in the number of light sources. Altho I'm a huge Oasis fan because of its screen size and page turn controls, I see these tweaks to the lighting as … Continue reading Slight change in the Kindle Oasis available just in time for Amazon Prime Day

Climate change is the symptom. Consumer culture is the disease.

One issue that raises its ugly head is the fact that countries like the US have had their consumer culture splurges for decades, if not hundreds of years. Other countries, like China, are just hitting their stride in terms of individuals competing with each others in the purchase of goods. Those countries think it unreasonable … Continue reading Climate change is the symptom. Consumer culture is the disease.

Changes because many in the US are drinking either less or differently

When I was young, cocktail hour as the work day ended was common -- and it was the heavy duty stuff, no mixers. The days of cocktails came and went and now drinking appears to be less often on its own, more often with food and company. Altho the liquor companies went thru a spell … Continue reading Changes because many in the US are drinking either less or differently