The Universe Could ‘Bounce’ For Eternity. But It Still Had to Start Somewhere

The Universe Could ‘Bounce’ For Eternity.  But It Still Had to Start Somewhere

From the smallest bacterium to the greatest galaxy, death looms on the horizon; even if, in cosmic terms, the time scales are too large for us to truly comprehend. Eventually, even the universe itself should come to an end—when the last light winks out, and the cold, dense lumps of dead stars are all that … Read more

What Web 3.0 And Changing Consumer Psychographics Mean For Luxury Brands

What Web 3.0 And Changing Consumer Psychographics Mean For Luxury Brands

Furniture World News Desk on 8/8/2022 Web 3.0 is coming fast. While it still hasn’t been fully realized, it promises to mark the end of the domination of the internet by power platforms, like Google, Facebook and Twitter and put users in charge. “This third generation of internet services will be the catalyst for a … Read more

Hamilton County Schools’ free internet program increases parental involvement, research shows

Hamilton County Schools’ free internet program increases parental involvement, research shows

Since the EdConnect program launched in 2020, more than 16,000 low-income students — and 28,000 of their family members — have received free internet in their homes. While the effort works to close the digital divide, researchers have discovered another benefit: Parents are showing more involvement in the education of their children. That is important … Read more

Former Coal Town Comes Together in Face of Kentucky Floods

Former Coal Town Comes Together in Face of Kentucky Floods

FLEMING-NEON, Ky. (AP) — Barely a week after floodwaters swept downtown and left a foot of mud and twisted, gutted buildings along Main Street, an incongruous sight appeared: A flashing sign declaring JR’s Barber Shop “OPEN.” As National Guard troops patrolled outside and volunteers on backhoes mounded up debris, JR Collins stood behind his barber … Read more

Fed mulls digital dollar to take on China’s e-CNY

Fed mulls digital dollar to take on China’s e-CNY

WASHINGTON — Lawmakers are pushing the Federal Reserve to move swiftly toward issuing a digital dollar, to combat steps from China and others they say could one day threaten the US status as the global reserve currency. The bipartisan group of lawmakers, including Representatives Maxine Waters and French Hill, has sought for the US to … Read more