Education 

Superintendent submits resignation; Willden cites ‘philosophical differences’ with some school board members as reason for stepping down

Willden cited “philosophical differences with a few of the board members” as the reason he decided to leave. He would not discuss specifics but said his decision to step down came up in “only the last few weeks.” “I had gotten another job offer I had been thinking about and had been trying to decide what I wanted to do for a few weeks,” he said. Willden submitted his resignation during a special school board meeting Monday, during which the board was holding the first of two public hearings about…

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Education 

Resources for Learning the German Language

Learning German used to be limited to brick-and-mortar schools or ineffective correspondence courses whose methods relied on memorization and translation skills, requiring years of study. However, the advancement of online technology has provided the opportunity for individuals and groups to learn German through electronic interaction and immersion, while studying at their own pace. Rosetta Stone Rosetta Stone is a revolutionary software program designed to help users of all ages to learn German and other foreign languages, by interacting with exercises and programmed activities, using speech recognition programming, and having fun…

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Health & Wellness 

Common Drugstore Yeast Infection Remedies

When you get a yeast infection you want to treat it fast! The itching and discomfort can make everyday life impossible. There are numerous yeast infection remedies available at your local drug store that you can get without a prescription. Most of these work well and will help to alleviate symptoms fairly quickly. What you see most on the shelves in the pharmacy will likely be yeast infection remedies for vaginal yeast infections as these are the most common. The ingredient in these creams is only harmful to the yeast…

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My Body Is His Atlas! Space 

If Wrinkles Are God’s Road Map…My Body Is His Atlas!

Today I looked in my mirror and saw my mother staring back at me. This is scary in itself as my mother passed away 14 years ago…but what I mean is…I have her face. Each wrinkle and sag was her payback for my teenage years…I just know it. I waved at my reflection and said, “Hi Mom, good to see you.” And it was. Isn’t it funny how life does this to us? Or should I say “for us”? We reach an age where we really need make-up and can…

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Featured Shopping 

Carry A Comfortable Bed With You Everywhere You Go

People who go camping or trekking are usually the ones that love the outdoors. If you love to stay connected with nature, but hate the idea of having to struggle through the night in an uncomfortable sleeping bag, it’s time you got looked at the various portable two person hammock available in the market these days. These hammocks are very easy to set up and take down. If you are not keen on sleeping close to the ground, investing in a portable hammock will be highly beneficial to you. While…

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Technology 

Technology: Are You Paying for What You Don’t Know?

How many times have you been fumbling around with a new phone, computer or TV and stumbled upon a new feature or program? Most of us like to think we only pay for things we use, but that simply isn’t the case. In many instances, it’s not a conscious choice by the consumer: the product costs what it costs regardless of the features or capabilities you get with it. It’s often the case we don’t take the time to learn about the features we don’t use. When it comes to…

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Fortune Minerals completes Revenue Silver Mine acquisition News 

Fortune Minerals completes Revenue Silver Mine acquisition

Fortune Minerals announced Wednesday that it had completed the purchase of the Revenue Silver mine in southwest Colorado from Silver Star Resources, Star Mine Operations and Revenue-Virginius Mines. The company said it has received $25 million from a US$35 million production pre-pay facility from Lascaux Resource Capital Fund 1 with a second tranche of US$10 million expected to close on October 16, 2014. The Revenue Silver Mine (RSM) is an operating high-grade, underground silver mine with a 400 tpd mill and concentrator. The mine is located in the Sneffels silver…

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How to Use Public Wi-Fi to Improve Customer Experience Technology 

How to Use Public Wi-Fi to Improve Customer Experience

Location-based analytics. Probably a term you have heard used to describe the apps on your phone that know where you are at any given moment. But how does this help you as a business? Businesses are embracing location-based analytics to help increase sales and target the needs of their customers. Part of location-based analytics run off of the GPS on your phone, but with the development of new Wi-Fi technology, you can tell more about your customers than just their location. This idea of location-based analytics came after the influx…

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Travel 

Afganistan is all about interesting traditions

The beauty of painted veils, enigmatic lyrics full of wisdom and plants and herbs in open markets — Afghanistan has made quite a name for itself. Despite current media being more concerned with its foreign affairs, the country is still renowned for its great beauty and interesting traditions. Many strangers praise Afghan hospitality and admire the respect they pay to tradition and hierarchies. Religion is not a joking matter. People live usually in small communities and more than anything, they treasure their families. Most of them are gifted storytellers who…

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Travel 

Tours on a Budget

Touring on a budget or any vacation requires careful planning. Of course, you want and need time away, but it is possible to have fun and see sites you have never seen all while remaining within your budget. By sticking to a budget you set, it allows you to plan more trips in the future. There are budget tours in the United States and Europe. Affordable Tours: New York Explorer The New York Explorer Tour is an excellent choice for those that have never had the opportunity to visit New…

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