The electronic devices most people carry are a wonder. In a small box, you can hold a computer more powerful by many magnitudes than the onboard computers that landed men on the moon. With an internet connection, you can do practically anything a full sized computer can do, and you can do it just about anywhere. Play a video game,...

It's easy to dismiss it. A driver may feel their head drop momentarily. Maybe they notice their eyelids flutter for a second. They are okay, they tell themselves. Maybe they realize they cannot recall the last mile or two of highway they have just driven. Just a little tired. A demanding week at work with travel, or maybe their children's...

Private prisons are, and have always been, a controversial topic. Some say that they are a natural part of an economy where any business that can make money is allowed to exist, while others say that they are a gross abuse of the justice system. Recently, the Justice Department made its stance on the issue known. The Justice Department has declared...

Barry Freundel was a rabbi and prominent member of the Washington, D.C. Jewish community. He wrote several books and articles and spoke before Congress. Then, it was discovered that he recorded women as they took a ritual bath under his supervision. Now, the victims are suing Freundel, the bathhouse where the recording took place, the Rabbinical Council of America, and the...

Brain injuries are expensive, both to those who suffer them and society as a whole. They vary greatly in their effects. They can be difficult to diagnose. And because we don't always know if someone has suffered a brain injury, treatment is could be missed or only applied too late. Brain injuries, or more formally, traumatic brain injuries (TBI), are often...

These days, there seems to be a smartphone app for just about everything. Apps create easy access to all sorts of information and entertainment. However, this ease of access does have a downside. One is that it could lead to individuals trying to access information and entertainment when their mind and body should be fully focused on something else,...

In March, a woman filed a lawsuit against Baylor claiming she was raped by a coach and the school did nothing about it. Since then, three more women were added to the suit with the same claim. Now, a fourth woman has been added to the suit after claiming she was gang raped in 2011. The woman, known in the suit...

There are a good deal of regulations on commercial trucking. However, not all truckers are subject to the exact same regulations when out on the roads. One reason for this is that some of the federal regulations put on trucking have some exceptions in them that make it so they don’t apply to certain truck drivers. Among the regulations that...

We've written several times about the horrible abuses that the elderly can face in nursing homes. Unfortunately, cases keep showing up that further prove this point. This week, we've found a case about the sexual abuse and rape of a 78-year-old woman in her care center. In June 2015, a 78-year-old woman (who is currently unnamed because she is the alleged...

Amusement park rides are supposed to provide individuals with fun and excitement. Unfortunately, such attractions, if their operators fail to pay proper attention to safety and/or neglect to keep them properly maintained, can sometimes end up leaving the realm of being fun and enter the realm of being dangerous.Among the things that have the potential to influence how operators...