News / 730 posts found

Want to Help Hurricane Victims? Feds Warn About Scam Websites

by I'm Struggling
in News
If the images of recent hurricanes hitting North Carolina, South Carolina and Florida moved you to try and help victims, the federal government has a warning: Think with your head, not your heart. The Federal Trade Commission warns that in recent weeks, scam websites have popped up asking for donations and promising to help those whose lives were turned upside down in the wake of Hurricane… Read more: moneytalksnews.com Please follow and like us:

KW Cares Provides Hope and Relief in the Wake of Hurricane Florence

by I'm Struggling
in News
Hurricane Florence slammed into the North Carolina coast early on Friday, September 14, 2018, wreaking havoc on anything and anyone in its 400-mile-wide path. In the coastal and surrounding towns of Wilmington, New Bern, Morehead City, and Fayetteville, North Carolina, the storm slowed to a crawl and unleashed torrents of relentless rain and wind. Now the state is dealing with catastrophic inland flooding the likes of which most residents have never seen. Days before the storm, Keller Williams’ leaders swung into action to ensure the safety of agents in partnership with KW Cares – a public charity that supports KW […]

Making Pickles Doesn’t Have to Be a Big Dill — and It’s Easy on Your Wallet

by I'm Struggling
in News
I’m just going to say it: I love pickles. As a kid, my mom had to stop me from drinking pickle juice straight from the jar. Cut to me doing picklebacks (a shot of whiskey chased by a shot of pickle brine) at the bar in my thirties. You get the picture. So it’s no surprise that I jumped at the chance to take a beginner’s pickling class at Urban Canning Company, a local food preservation company spearheaded by Illene Sofranko. Between mouthfuls of her pickled beets, tomato jam and homemade peach soda, Sofranko quickly dispelled the country-folk stereotype often […]

Best Time to Visit New York City

by I'm Struggling
in News
The weather in New York is quite predictable with fairly extreme temperature fluctuations throughout the year. The weather is because of this understandably one of the main factors weighing into the decision of when to take a trip to NYC. In this article, we summarize the best times to visit New York City to make sure you experience not only the best of the city but also don’t pay extortionate flight prices during the holiday seasons. Best time to visit New York City Summer in New York is very warm and humid – the countless air conditioning units that release hot air back […]

Jenelle Evans: Why Didn’t Anyone Tell Me That Hurricanes Are Bad?!

by I'm Struggling
in News
Jenelle Evans sort of has a history of disregarding things when she really, really should have taken them seriously. It’s actually a huge character flaw of hers. For example, when she was 16 and Pregnant with her first child, Jace, lots of people tried to tell her how much responsibility she’d be taking on, but she kept saying it was fine because she’d just watch movies with him and take him to the beach. Even after he was born, she thought she could still go out and party at night because he’d be sleeping, even though most people with even […]

The CEO of The Gates Foundation says we’re approaching a dangerous tipping point in global poverty. We still have time to reverse it.

by I'm Struggling
in News
Jack Taylor/Getty Images The United Nations wants to put an end to extreme poverty by 2030, which would mean everyone in the world lives on more than $1.90 a day. The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation is keeping tabs on how the world’s doing on that goal in its second annual report. It’s not as sunny as last year’s report. Bill and Melinda Gates warn that we must focus more on women to maintain gains in health and education around the world. Gates Foundation CEO Sue Desmond-Hellmann spoke to Business Insider about the urgent new report.   Bill Gates likes to tout […]

The Cure announce another festival date for 2019

by I'm Struggling
in News
Their fellow headliners will be Foo Fighters and Mumford And Sons The Cure’s Robert Smith plays his self-curated Meltdown Festival in 2018 The Cure have revealed the latest of their planned headline slots for the 2019 festival season. Having previously promised to play “around 20 festivals” next year, the band have now been announced as the bill-toppers at Hurricane Festival in Scheessel, Germany. They have already been confirmed for Rock Werchter in Belgium. The announcement was made […] The post The Cure announce another festival date for 2019 appeared first on NME. Read more: nme.com Please follow and like us:

A ‘bee highway’ is being created in Detroit, and it could help offset the dangerous decline of honeybees

by I'm Struggling
in News
Brian Peterson-Roest The nonprofit Bees in the D is managing a network of beehives in Detroit to offset the decline of honeybees. Honeybee populations have declined dramatically for most of the past decade. The US Department of Agriculture estimates that honeybees pollinate about $15 billion of crops each year. Bees in the D, which launched two years ago, currently operates 102 hives. Half of them are within the city limits, and they reach as far as Canada. Brian Peterson-Roest, the nonprofit’s co-founder and CEO, told Business Insider that his team is building a “bee highway” to bring hives to nearby […]

Hurricane Maria: Dr. Santiago’s Story

by I'm Struggling
in News
It had been eighty years since the last major hurricane made landfall in Puerto Rico. When notice of Hurricane Maria came through, many on the island didn’t know what to expect, including Dr. Hector Santiago, a practicing optometrist and professor at the Inter American University of Puerto Rico. “The main problem was the inability to know what was happening as there was no way to communicate,” said Dr. Santiago. In the aftermath of the hurricane, communities began their journey to rebuild. The necessities came first with lines quickly forming to get things like cash and water. “The incredible thing was […]

4 dead as Hurricane Florence drenches the Carolinas

by I'm Struggling
in News
Hurricane Florence already has inundated coastal streets with ocean water and left tens of thousands without power, and more is to come. Read more: foxnews.com Please follow and like us: