• ENTREPRENEURS
    4 Ways to Master Risk in Your Small Business Without Breaking a Sweat

    Risk is something that few people enjoy. Sure, there are always daredevils who push things too far, but the majority of people are relatively cautious. And while there’s something to be said for protecting yourself, successful entrepreneurs don’t shy away from risk altogether. The Role of Risk in Entrepreneurship and Business When most people think […]

  • STARTUPS
    How to Invest in Startups Using a Gold IRA

    Did you know you could use a gold IRA to fund a startup venture? It requires taking some legal steps and placing the funds into a corporate account but is one way to provide a financial seedbed as the business grows and matures. And if you follow the rules, you can invest without incurring any […]

  • ENTREPRENEURS
    Entrepreneurs Need More than Funding. They Need a Community.

    CREDIT: Getty Images With the exception of my Uncle Steve, I was well into my 20s before I ever knew an entrepreneur personally. And Uncle Steve’s litany of troubles with the IRS–and tendency to borrow money for smokes from my dad–weren’t exactly an inspiration to go out and risk it all on my own idea. That […]

  • SUCCESS
    Organizers say new format for Harford Farm Fair was a success

    Kloe Patrick of Darlington found a comfortable spot to relax Friday at the Harford County Farm Fair. The 30th annual fair wrapped up Saturday night. (MATT BUTTON/THE AEGIS/Baltimore Sun) he 2017 Harford County Farm Fair, with its extended schedule and new events, was a major hit with exhibitors, volunteers and the community on its 30th […]

  • LIFE
    First Support for a Physics Theory of Life

    The biophysicist Jeremy England made waves in 2013 with a new theory that cast the origin of life as an inevitable outcome of thermodynamics. His equations suggested that under certain conditions, groups of atoms will naturally restructure themselves so as to burn more and more energy, facilitating the incessant dispersal of energy and the rise of “entropy” or disorder […]

  • LIFE
    First Support for a Physics Theory of Life

    he biophysicist Jeremy England made waves in 2013 with a new theory that cast the origin of life as an inevitable outcome of thermodynamics. His equations suggested that under certain conditions, groups of atoms will naturally restructure themselves so as to burn more and more energy, facilitating the incessant dispersal of energy and the rise of “entropy” or disorder […]

  • When life is a fate worse than death

    Karen Ann Quinlan lived two lives. Her first life was that of a regular middle-class girl in Scranton, Pennsylvania: she swam, she skied, she dated, she attended mass with her family, she went to high school, and she worked at a local ceramics company. However, this life changed after she was laid off from her […]

  • SUCCESS
    World’s first child hand transplant a success

    No stopping him: Zion Harvey is able to draw, colour and even play baseball 18 months after surgery.   | Photo Credit: Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia/AFP Brain scans show that Zion Harvey is adapting to the new limbs, developing new pathways to control movement and feel sensation The first child in the world to undergo a […]

  • MOTIVATION
    A midterm preference for Democrats, but without anti-Trump motivation (POLL)

    A majority of Americans polled prefer to see the next Congress controlled by the Democrats to counter President Donald Trump rather than by the Republicans to support him — but without the level of anti-Trump motivation the opposition party may be banking on. Despite Trump’s historically low approval rating, opposition to him does not produce appreciably more 2018 […]