Articles by: Brianna Ahearn

Tampa Police Responded to 17,000 Calls from Walmart in a Year, Burdening Officers and Taxpayers

Tampa Police Responded to 17,000 Calls from Walmart in a Year, Burdening Officers and Taxpayers

Walmart is the United States’ biggest employer. Its low-pay and few benefits are controversial, since many Walmart workers then rely on social services to bridge the gap in human services. However, a new report by The Tampa Bay Times has highlighted another unusual and unexpected result of having such a […]

by January 8, 2017 8 comments Politics, Trending
Chinese Resurgence in Confucianism Helps Inmates Transition from Prison to Society

Chinese Resurgence in Confucianism Helps Inmates Transition from Prison to Society

A Chinese prison is seeing surprising results in the rehabilitation of inmates by sending them to classes based on the teachings of Confucius. Confucianism is a blend of philosophy and religion established in the 6th–5th century BCE. Although there is no official religion in China, the Chinese have followed these […]

by January 5, 2017 6 comments Politics, World
Going on Spring Break Vacation: Consider TSA’s Top Tips for Making it Through the Security Line Quickly

Going on Spring Break Vacation: Consider TSA’s Top Tips for Making it Through the Security Line Quickly

For many travelers, there’s nothing more annoying than waiting through various security lines in the airport. The TSA screeners and their tools are a necessary evil, but if you’ve ever been singled out or had a difficult time removing your shoes, phone, laptop and medicine at the same time, you […]

by January 3, 2017 5 comments Trending, World
The Worst Things You Can Say to Your Significant Other

The Worst Things You Can Say to Your Significant Other

You Sound Just Like Your Mother / Father When a man tells a woman she sounds just like her mother, it usually causes a much bigger fight. That’s because women often have complex relationships with their mothers, and son-in-laws often interpret her concerns as nags. So basically when a man […]

by December 29, 2016 6 comments Trending
From Jeffrey Dahmer to OJ Simpson: Renewed Interest in Murder Houses

From Jeffrey Dahmer to OJ Simpson: Renewed Interest in Murder Houses

Just in case the potential for a divided convention, brokered candidate, mass demonstrations, and massive media hype didn’t make the Republican National Convention crazy enough, now there is the prospect of renting a home where a serial killer was active to add even more spice to the situation. That’s because […]

by December 28, 2016 5 comments Politics, Trending
How Toxic People Are Bad for Your Mental Health – and How to Fix It

How Toxic People Are Bad for Your Mental Health – and How to Fix It

Toxic people are bad for your mental health. Although it’s easy to avoid these people in your random interactions with strangers, it’s tougher when your friends and family are the ones emanating negativity. Here’s how to eliminate these problem people from your life and establish boundaries that promote wellness. The […]

by December 25, 2016 7 comments Science
From Ryder to Slater: These Four ’80 Stars are Making Big Comebacks

From Ryder to Slater: These Four ’80 Stars are Making Big Comebacks

Some of the biggest stars of the 1980s and 1990s are making big comebacks. Although some have faded away, television has provided an outlet for some to reinvent their careers and reintroduce themselves to a new generation. Christian Slater Christian Slater was every girl’s heartthrob. Heathers, Pump Up the Volume […]

by December 23, 2016 0 comments Arts
What Americans Can Learn From the Startling Success of Amish Entrepreneurs

What Americans Can Learn From the Startling Success of Amish Entrepreneurs

Who is likely to be a more successful entrepreneur – a Harvard Business School graduate or an Amish man who quit school in eighth grade? According to new research, the answer may surprise you. Amish scholar Don Kraybill says the failure rate of Amish start-ups is less than 10%, while […]

by December 21, 2016 6 comments Trending, World
How a Newsletter About Sports for Non-Sports Fans Has Attracted 50,000 Subscribers

How a Newsletter About Sports for Non-Sports Fans Has Attracted 50,000 Subscribers

Forty-one percent of Americans say they are not sport fans, says a 2015 poll by Gallup. This may come as a surprise, since sports are ubiquitous in American lives. There are hundreds of 24-hour sports radio stations, at least six 24-hour television stations and it’s hard to even find a […]

by December 20, 2016 5 comments Trending
Why Do Terrorists Operate From Brussels? The Answer is Not What You Think

Why Do Terrorists Operate From Brussels? The Answer is Not What You Think

In the wake of the terrorist attack on Brussels, many people have expressed surprised that terrorists are still operational in Belgium. Brussels has been a hotbed of jihadists for years. The Paris terrorist attacks were launched by ISIS members living in Brussels, so the country should have been on high […]

by December 17, 2016 0 comments Politics, Trending, World