Employees Report They Treasure Old-Fashioned Values
In the recessionary times, it rings true that the best places to work don’t always offer the biggest paychecks or the most pingpong tables.
Immigrant Homeownership Trends Toward Midsize Cities
While big cities have been the traditional gateways for America's waves of immigration, midsize cities are becoming the new destinations.
Paging Dr. Fido. Dr. Fido to the Recovery Room, Please
Having friendly animals comforting the afflicted seems intuitively sensible. Now researchers are confirming that with measurable results.
Space May Be the Final Frontier for Some Renewables
The transformation of landscapes to accommodate 'friendly' energy technologies like solar and wind are not inconsequential concerns, says a former Interior official.
When Fire Strikes, Americans Grab the Family Album
Turns out we may not be the nation of hedonistic, greed-fueled Gordon Gekkos now being blamed, at least in part, for the collapse of the housing market, the dot.com crash and various other boom-and-bust bubbles.
Dog Bites Man: Was It Pedigree or Poverty?
Dog bite is a rare mishap for most people but your chances of being bitten start to go up if you live in a lower income neighborhood and own a pedigree pooch. If you also happen to be a boy under age 10 and it's the middle of summer ... watch out!
Carpooling May Not Be Silver Bullet for Congestion
A study of peak-hour traffic along the thousand-plus miles of high-occupancy vehicle routes in California shows that carpooling may not be the best solution for solving the state's — not to mention the nation's — traffic congestion problem.