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Alyssa Sellors is an English and Journalism educator as well as a freelance writer and journalist. She has been teaching for seven years and enjoys the challenges of teaching writing to high school students. She is a regular contributor to a number of publications and speaks at annual conferences on topics regarding scholastic journalism. In her spare time, she enjoys traveling, reading, and spending time with her husband and two chihuahuas.

Smart Ways to Prevent Smartphone Theft

It’s a smart idea to consider security options to keep your smartphone and your personal information secure. Read More »

FDA Warns of Overprescribed ‘Low-T’ Testosterone Therapy

Low-T drugs testosterone therapy lawsuits

More than 220 testosterone treatment lawsuits have been filed in U.S. District Courts attacking manufacturers of testosterone therapies for "aggressive marketing" to men who have no real medical need. Read More »

Vape Craze or Counter-Culture?

The term "vaping" takes on new meaning

For those of us relatively new to the concept, “vaping” is when someone uses a device, like an e-cigarette, that heats up liquid which turns into water vapor that is then inhaled just as you would with a cigarette. Read More »

Marijuana Goes Mainstream, But Are We Ready?

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It will be interesting to watch how more widespread acceptance and use of marijuana will affect not only state tax revenues but also the mindset of the American public. Read More »

Cloud Computing and Cloud Storage: A Quick Consumers’ Guide

Cloud based computing is convenient, but is it safe?

Cloud-based computing and storage really has become in some ways the best option for backing up and sharing files and data. Here are some good options for consumers. Read More »

Seven Japanese Bathroom Trends that Americans Should Adopt

Traditional Modern-day Japanese Bathroom

Traditional Japanese bathrooms are nothing short of a serene scenic journey into a misty rainforest. Read More »

Top U.S. Golf Destinations Coast to Coast

Shinnecock Hills Golf Club
(https://www.usga.org/news/2011/June/Shinnecock-Hills-Lands-2018-Open/)

From CA to NY, whether you are looking for a historical landmark or a scenic beach view, the U.S. has a number of hidden gems when it comes to unique and challenging courses. Read More »

Gearing up for the 2014 Indianapolis 500

Indianapolis 500 IndyCars

This Memorial Day weekend, the Indy 500 returns for its 98th run at the legendary Indianapolis Motor Speedway Read More »

The Suarez and Sturridge Partnership: Too Good to be True?

Daniel Sturridge playing for Liverpool FC against Swansea at Anfield Road on 17 February 2013 (Free use image courtesy of WikiCommons)

This atypical forward pair is gaining some attention. Yet not everyone is as optimistic about the pair's success. Read More »

Residential Solar Panels Becoming an Affordable, Eco-smart Option for Homeowners

Building with solar panels on the roof in Northern Germany. Free use image courtesy of Wikimedia Commons

Solar panels are still pricey, but costs are coming down, and after a "payback period" of 10 years homeowners are almost guaranteed free electricity for the next 20. Read More »