Clyde Mariga

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Employee burnout is becoming a huge problem in the American workforce

While companies are posting record profits, Americans are working harder than ever before for a nominal wage increase. The national unemployment rate has been cut in half since 2010 and the economy is projected to grow by almost 50% between 2010 and 2020. Despite this positive outlook, employees …

The Workplace

28 Ways Keeping a Daily Journal Could Change Your Life

“The life of every man is a diary in which he means to write one story, and writes another; and his humblest hour is when he compares the volume as …

Today's gravitational wave announcement could be two great discoveries in one

Today’s expected announcement may not be just one great discovery but two because of the black holes that are rumoured to have created the signal<p>It is now widely expected that the detection of gravitational waves using the Ligo (Laser Interferometer Gravitational-wave Observatory) observatories …

Tiger Woods sees progress in the status quo

Tiger Woods called his play on Sunday a mixed bag, which in another life meant he won with what he would describe as his C game. These days, a C game is all he has, average by anyone's definition.<p>It represents an improvement over his play in January, but not over the last two months. He played …

Golf

LG thinks yesteryear with its new Wine Smart handset

The LG Wine Smart, an Android-powered smartphone that plays on nostalgia with its clamshell body, is ready to make its international debut.<p>Sporting a physical alphanumeric keyboard like those commonly found on cell phones not too long ago, the handset is designed to appeal to users who still want …

From fire trucks to drones: How one family business has innovated to thrive in the digital age

When it comes to innovation, the Darley family has got it down.<p>After four generations and 107 years in business, the Darleys have figured out the key …

Police say suspect's bounced check led to a woman's fatal shooting in Hollywood

Ambition brought Carrie Jean Melvin to Hollywood, where she chased a career in entertainment between waitressing and working odd jobs.<p>Unlike so many with similar dreams of stardom, Melvin had a side gig that police say led to her death.<p>On a Sunday night in early July, as Melvin, 30, walked toward a …

Save the Zombie-Makers!

Science & InnovationThe Loom<p>Parasites may seem too gross or too wicked to be worth saving from extinction. Or they may just seem so skilled in their sinister arts that we don’t have to worry about them, since they’ll always find a new victim.<p>In fact, parasites warrant our concern, right along with …

Why Corn–Not Rice–Is King in China

The Plate<p>Rice has long been a cultural symbol of the Chinese diet. First cultivated by Asian farmers some 8,000 years ago, it has become a major staple crop for the world and has been by far the biggest crop in the country.<p>But for the last few years, corn has taken the crown for top crop in China. …

Agriculture