Sarah Weis

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The Fifa fiasco proves it’s time to dismantle football’s edifice of corruption

Fifa officials arrested on corruption charges as World Cup inquiry launched<p>Read more<p>In comedy, football and politics, timing is everything and today’s events in Zurich have brought all three together with quite exceptional synchronicity. Just two days before Fifa’s annual congress and a fiercely …

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Concussions Change Brain Structure

Concussions don't just shake up the brain, according to new research published in the <i>Journal of Neurosurgery</i>. After studying Canadian hockey players, scientists have determined that concussion patients experience acute microstructural changes in their brains.<p>As the <i>New York Times</i> reports, physicians …

The Sochi Olympics Are a Five-Ring Mess

In 2010, the people of Russia were asked to design an Olympic mascot, and the people responded—creating 24,000 cartoon bears, tigers, saints, snowflakes, witches, and wolves in just three months, a forest of candidates, a seeming triumph of democracy. The upcoming 2014 Winter Olympics, in the …

Why It's Impossible to Just Eat Less

All it takes is diet and exercise, but losing weight is improbably hard to do. Keeping it off is even harder, and most diet and lifestyle interventions fail. A review of essentially all available well-researched studies came to the following conclusion:<p>Long-term multicomponent weight management …

RV industry sees strong sales growth

Sales of trailers are almost at prerecession levels and motor homes sales are growing<p>When Tom Walworth and his wife planned a weekend getaway to Traverse City, Mich., earlier this year with friends, they didn't book a hotel. Instead, they rented an RV.<p>In addition to saving about $100 on food and …

Self-employed? Learn about a SIMPLE IRA

The number of self-employed workers has increased dramatically in recent years as companies move away from hiring traditional employees. That makes it more important than ever to provide for your own retirement, and a SIMPLE IRA can be an easy and effective way to boost how much you're able to …

GOLDMAN: Here's What Will Happen With GDP, Housing, The Fed, And Unemployment Next year

Goldman Sachs chief economist Jan Hatzius writes: 10 Questions for 2014 (Here are the 10 questions at Business Insider: Goldman's Top Economists Just Answered The Most Important Questions For 2014 — And Boy Are His Answers Bullish)<p>A few excerpts from the research note:<p>We expect the US economy to …

Obamacare's Next Big Test Comes New Year's Day

For the nation's healthcare system as well as its politics, the stakes are huge in Wednesday's launch of the program known as Obamacare.<p>For anxious Democrats with an eye on the 2014 congressional elections, it is a chance for the Obama administration to rebound from the disastrous rollout of the …

White House Rejects Idea Of Creating An Obamacare CEO

Advocates have been quietly pushing the idea of a CEO who would set marketplace rules, coordinate with insurers and state regulators on the health plans offered for sale, supervise enrollment campaigns and oversee technology, according to several sources familiar with discussions between advocates …

The Best-Selling Books Of The Year, According To Amazon

While contemporary romance dominated last year's list with the likes of "50 Shades of Grey," this year's top spot went to Dan Brown's thriller "Inferno." It was also a very popular book at the New York Public Library earlier this fall.<p>"And The Mountains Echoed" by Khaled Hosseini and J.K. Rowling's …

National Geographic's Best Travel Photos 2013 - in pictures

National Geographic has picked 10 of the most stunning travel images from 2013, from their daily photo feature Travel 365 Continue reading...

Christmas Light Photography Tips

At this time of year, many of the world’s cultures and religions celebrate holidays that involve lights. While the use of lights and candles is often …

10 Easy Sugar Scrub Recipes for Winter Skin

<b>Is the chilly winter weather wreaking havoc on your skin? Instead of buying expensive scrubs to exfoliate and moisturize, try these DIY Sugar scrub</b> …