It’s been almost 50 years since states began decriminalizing marijuana (Oregon was the first in 1973!), taking the law into their own hands as they recognized federal laws surrounding the drug would take a long time to change. More than two decades ago, California became the first state to legalize marijuana for medicinal use, another trend that swept across the U.S.… [Read more]
The trucking industry keeps our world moving with a little over 70% of freight transportation happening in the U.S. alone, according to the American Trucking Association(ATA). With so many goods needing transportation, and so many different businesses depending on these shipments to come in on time for their day-to-day operations, it’s no wonder truck drivers lose sleep trying to stay on schedule.
In 2017, registered trucks clocked hundreds of billions of miles traveled in transporting goods.… [Read more]
Imagine going to your local grocery store and not being able to find a vegetable or a piece of fruit. You wander around the aisles, wondering why there isn’t any skim milk, brown rice, or whole grain bread. What will you feed yourself, your family, or your two-year-old?
In the United States, some consumers live in food deserts, which means they have limited access to affordable, healthy foods.… [Read more]
From minor fender benders to severe accidents, there are millions of accidents (many which may go unreported) every year on major highways. The majority of accidents are a result of human error, such as distracted driving, driving too fast, and drunk driving.
From minor fender benders to severe accidents, there are millions of accidents (many which may go unreported) every year on major highways.… [Read more]
Wondering what the hype surrounding solar energy is all about? Well, the fact that it’s an infinitely renewable source of energy is enough to make it a trending topic. Simply put; this is one resource that’ll NEVER run out for as long as the sun shines.
But to shed some light on the topic, let’s answer this; what exactly is solar energy?… [Read more]
Having no or bad credit can be crippling. Not only could it block you from getting financing, but your credit score can be used to find out if you’re trustworthy enough to get an apartment, get a lease on a vehicle, or even get a job. Thankfully, there are some concrete steps anyone can take to either start building or repair their credit.… [Read more]
Mankind has always been fascinated by the beauty and wonder of the mighty whale, especially since the publication of Herman Melville’s classic about the Moby Dick, a sperm whale on a mission of revenge. Yet the very reason Melville was able to write his masterpiece of suspense was the very reason that he was among other seafarers hunting the great beast for its whale oil to be used in lamps.… [Read more]
The Environmental Working Group estimates that more than 12,000 people die each year in the US from asbestos exposure and 255,000 people all over the world. The most significant toll is on the people who have to work with asbestos on the job, accounting for 90% of the total number of deaths.
Health hazards regarding this mineral emerged 40 years ago when it became known that asbestos causes mesothelioma, lung cancer, asbestosis and cancer of the larynx and ovaries.… [Read more]
With nearly 2 million electric cars already in use, the world is becoming more sustainable with each day. However, we must remember that these cars need sustainable infrastructure to reach their full potential. If everyone owns an EV in the future, more plug-in stations may not be enough, and with current charging times, we will definitely have to resort to more sustainable roads to power our cars on the go.… [Read more]