Category «Health»

Technology Can Fix the Budget Crisis

A pair of Clinton-era telecom regulators and “card-carrying Democrats” want to bring back some of the economic magic of the go-go 1990s with an ambitious plan to accelerate growth, shrink the national debt while revolutionizing the delivery of government services and help slow global warming. The plan from former Federal Communications Commission Chairman Reed Hundt …

14 Books Every Food Lover Should Read

View this image › 1. The Tummy Trilogy by Calvin Trillin View this image › Via amazon.com What it’s about: Calvin Trillin is a staff writer at the New Yorker and expert connoisseur of traditional American cuisines. This book assembles three collections of his best food writing, written in the 1970s as an attempt to …

What It’s Like To Lose Your Job While Pregnant

View this image › Blend Images / Via shutterstock.com Amy Crosby, 30, was 23 weeks pregnant when her doctor told her she needed to quit all heavy lifting until she delivered. The pregnancy was exacerbating her carpal tunnel syndrome. “I couldn’t sleep at night because my arm and my hand were numb,” she told BuzzFeed. …

Norway Tests New Naval Strike Missile

Norway just developed and finally tested their new Naval Strike Missile. The new cruise missile boasts fire and forget technology, much like those informercials for cheap, ‘set it and forget it,’ counter cooking devices, but a lot more serious and expensive. Kongsberg tested the missile and recorded it by literally flying next to it. Read more …

‘Misprint’? WH page promises you can keep insurance you like. ‘Period’

http://twitter.com/#!/jamiedupree/status/397749196721500160 No one was stopping the White House from being “clear” when it described health care reform to the American people: “Nothing in the proposal forces anyone to change the insurance they have. Period.” http://twitter.com/#!/jamiedupree/status/397748997903110145 Those words, uttered over and over by President Pinocchio, still appear on the White House website. All we get to …