Jeff Bezos Launches to Space in United States’ First Crewed Spaceflight

The world’s richest man, Jeff Bezos, launched to space on Tuesday aboard the autonomous  New Shepard rocket ship for a short mission. Jeff Bezos was accompanied by his brother Mark, veteran pilot Wally Funk, and an 18-year-old Dutch physics student. According to the lead flight director…

Hoover Dam Reservoir Sees Record Low Water Levels with Risk of Drought

Hoover Dam reservoir

With scorching hot temperatures and wildfires spreading across the West, a water drought could be on its way in the near future especially for states that depend on Lake Mead. Lake Mead, the reservoir created by the Hoover Dam, saw its water level fall to a…

Study Suggests Dogs That Detect Seizures Are Actually Sniffing for Human Fear

Dogs That Detect Seizures

A new study suggests that dogs that detect seizures are able to do so because they associate a specific human alarm pheromone with human epileptic seizure. In other words: seizure-sniffing dogs are actually sensing human fear. The researchers, whose report can be found in the…

Firstly Launches New Family Financial Wellness Content Platform

Firstly

Site features articles and podcast designed specifically for the Sandwich Generation NEW YORK — FirstlySM the first Family Financial Management brand, launched today at Firstly.com. Firstly focuses on challenges faced by families in the “sandwich squeeze” — defined as people in the middle of raising…

U.S. Justice Department Kicks Against New State Laws Limiting Voters Rights

New State Laws Limiting Voters Rights

The federal government is gearing up to counter a wave of new election laws that have swept across many Republican-controlled states this year. The U.S. Justice Department declared the new laws an infringement on voters’ rights, especially those of Black and Hispanics. The first state…