Archive for January, 2017

College Officials Vow to Protect Students and Faculty During Immigration Crackdown
By January 31, 2017 0 Comments Read More →

College Officials Vow to Protect Students and Faculty During Immigration Crackdown

On Friday, January 27, President Trump signed an executive order intended to crackdown on illegal immigration and acts of terrorism. Among other things, citizens from seven predominantly Muslim countries were barred from entering the U.S. for 90 days.  According to the Institute of International Education, about 17,000 students in the U.S. come from those countries: […]

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If You Say It, Amazon’s Alexa Will Order It
By January 26, 2017 0 Comments Read More →

If You Say It, Amazon’s Alexa Will Order It

Among the current cutting-edge technology is Amazon’s Echo, a wireless, voice-controlled command speaker device, also known as Alexa. Just say her name, give a command, and Alexa will comply – answer questions, get instant weather and traffic reports, play music, get sports scores and schedules, shop online, control smart home products, etc. A description of […]

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Assault Horror Live-Streamed on Facebook
By January 23, 2017 0 Comments Read More →

Assault Horror Live-Streamed on Facebook

Four African American adults in Chicago assaulted a young adult white man with special needs, and live-streamed the assault online. Their “fifteen minutes of fame” is likely to cost the assailants dearly: multiple charges have been filed against them. The attackers have been identified as Jordan Hill, Tesfaye Cooper, Brittany Covington, all 18 years of […]

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Research Shows That Telling Small Lies Leads to Telling Bigger Ones
By January 19, 2017 0 Comments Read More →

Research Shows That Telling Small Lies Leads to Telling Bigger Ones

The truism that “small lies lead to bigger ones” now has some scientific validation. People placed in a research situation where they could lie repeatedly and be paid more based on the size of their lies increased their dishonesty accordingly. Moreover, the brain adapted to their deceitful behavior. Researchers showed 80 adult subjects a photo […]

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Trump Voters Banned from Restaurant
By January 16, 2017 0 Comments Read More →

Trump Voters Banned from Restaurant

  The name of the restaurant is Café 8 ½; it is located in Honolulu; and recently, much attention was directed its way because of a sign the owners taped on the front glass door of the restaurant. The yellow, handmade sign read: “If you voted for Trump you can not eat here! No Nazis.” […]

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