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An Energy Lifeline: Fracking a Game-Changer for U.S. Economy

An Energy Lifeline: Fracking a Game-Changer for U.S. Economy | Business News & Finance | Scoop.it
The natural gas boom in the United States could change the global energy picture — and life for the people of southwestern Pennsylvania.
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Students release 72k ladybugs in school for senior prank, face criminal charges

Students release 72k ladybugs in school for senior prank, face criminal charges | Business News & Finance | Scoop.it
Seven Maryland high school students are facing burglary and other charges for allegedly breaking into their high school and releasing thousands of ladybugs as part of a senior prank.
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Taste Of the Caribbean - Presented By the Caribbean Hotel & Tourism Association

Taste Of the Caribbean - Presented By the Caribbean Hotel & Tourism Association | Business News & Finance | Scoop.it
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Reasons To Wash Your Face With Apple Cider Vinegar

Reasons To Wash Your Face With Apple Cider Vinegar | Business News & Finance | Scoop.it
The thought might put you off. Why would you want to smear such smelly stuff all over your face when there are delightfully scented face care products available? I’ll tell you why.
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Carl Hiaasen: Taken for a ride on the Boondoggle Express

Carl Hiaasen: Taken for a ride on the Boondoggle Express | Business News & Finance | Scoop.it
All Aboard Florida’s Miami-Orlando plan makes little sense.
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Climate change blamed for severe drought hitting Vietnam's coffee crops

Climate change blamed for severe drought hitting Vietnam's coffee crops | Business News & Finance | Scoop.it
Exports drop 40% as world’s second-biggest coffee exporter suffers rising temperatures and drought, combined with effects of deforestation, land degradation and depleted water resources caused by decades of growth...
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What Vietnam Is Like 40 Years After the Fall of Saigon

What Vietnam Is Like 40 Years After the Fall of Saigon | Business News & Finance | Scoop.it
The Vietnam War is a dark chapter in American history. It divided our country. Our service men and women served and sacrificed. There were demonstrations and protests against the war.
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Why Fitness Pros Are Obsessed With Apple Cider Vinegar

Why Fitness Pros Are Obsessed With Apple Cider Vinegar | Business News & Finance | Scoop.it
Goodbye bad bacteria, and hello good! An apple a day may keep the proverbial doctor away, but a daily splash of apple cider vinegar may be just what your trainer ordered.
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Alex Jones (the BBC news babe) takes cod liver oil daily to look fit, slim and beautiful

Alex Jones (the BBC news babe) takes cod liver oil daily to look fit, slim and beautiful | Business News & Finance | Scoop.it
Alex Jones (the BBC news babe) takes cod liver oil daily to look fit, slim and beautiful
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Chinese investors can now use Auction.com to buy real estate

Chinese investors can now use Auction.com to buy real estate | Business News & Finance | Scoop.it
Auction.com plans to market U.S. real estate to Chinese buyers.

Shanghai-based Juwai.com, an international property website, has formed a venture that will open up American assets — apartments, hotels, retail spaces and office buildings — to Chinese speakers in mainland China, Bloomberg
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Real estate crowdfunding company launches at eMerge - South Florida Business Journal

Real estate crowdfunding company launches at eMerge - South Florida Business Journal | Business News & Finance | Scoop.it
Real estate veteran Bernie Navarro has taken to crowdfunding for his latest venture.
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Etsy’s do-good agenda clashes with Wall Street demands

Etsy’s do-good agenda clashes with Wall Street demands | Business News & Finance | Scoop.it
Etsy’s shares are down 19% after the company’s disappointing quarterly loss, but it hasn’t lost hope.
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Organic Produce Now Accounts for 12% of Sales in U.S.

Organic Produce Now Accounts for 12% of Sales in U.S. | Business News & Finance | Scoop.it
“Across the heartland of America and all along the Gulf Coast, sales of organic products are posting double-digit increases,” according to OTA. “The majority of American households in all regions of the country now make organic a part of their supermarket and retail purchases – from 68 to almost 80% of households in southern states, to nearly 90% on the West Coast.” The trade group also reported that organic sales are reaching the “milestone” of 5% share of the total food market in the U.S.
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Boca Raton Named Second Best Town to Live in Florida

Boca Raton Named Second Best Town to Live in Florida | Business News & Finance | Scoop.it
Residents of one Palm Beach County town now have another reason to brag.
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The 100-year story of Miami Beach

The 100-year story of Miami Beach | Business News & Finance | Scoop.it
Outlandishly successful, Miami Beach turned itself in a century of compressed but eventful history from millionaire’s caprice to global darling after rising Lazarus-like from near death.
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Health Insurance CEO's Rewarded for Denying Care - Jeffrey Dach MD

Health Insurance CEO's Rewarded for Denying Care - Jeffrey Dach MD | Business News & Finance | Scoop.it
Health Insurance CEO's Rewarded for Denying Care
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Miami, Orlando Schools Ditch Styrofoam Trays

Miami, Orlando Schools Ditch Styrofoam Trays | Business News & Finance | Scoop.it
The school districts in Miami and Orlando are removing Styrofoam trays from school lunchrooms and replacing them with compostable plates made of recycled newsprint.
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UN chief says to support Vietnam's development - Xinhua | English.news.cn

UN chief says to support Vietnam's development - Xinhua | English.news.cn | Business News & Finance | Scoop.it
UN chief says to support Vietnam's development---Ban affirmed the UN's support for Vietnam in implementing the Millennium Development Goals(MDGs)and commitments in the Hanoi Declaration adopted at the 132nd Inter-Parliamentary Union Assembly held...
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3,000 children enslaved in Britain after being trafficked from Vietnam

3,000 children enslaved in Britain after being trafficked from Vietnam | Business News & Finance | Scoop.it
Like many Vietnamese children, Hien was brought to Britain for a life of modern slavery. He ended up in prison on cannabis offences.
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Artist sells other peoples' Instagram photos for $100k in NYC

Artist sells other peoples' Instagram photos for $100k in NYC | Business News & Finance | Scoop.it
An artist is exhibiting and selling other peoples' Instagram photos without permission in New York City right now. With prices reaching as much as $100k, the story is drawing controversy and criticism as a copyright loophole means it could all be legal. Read more: http://www.digitaljournal.com/life/lifestyle/artist-sells-other-peoples-instagram-photos-for-100k-in-nyc/article/433982#ixzz3b3GQqmzS
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Florida Makes Off-Grid Living Illegal – Mandates All Homes Must Be Connected To Electricity & Water Grid

Florida Makes Off-Grid Living Illegal – Mandates All Homes Must Be Connected To Electricity & Water Grid | Business News & Finance | Scoop.it
Robin Speronis lives off the grid in Florida, completely independent of the city’s water and electric system. A few weeks ago, officials ruled her off-grid home illegal.
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How Google Fiber will impact development in Charlotte's real estate market - Charlotte Business Journal

How Google Fiber will impact development in Charlotte's real estate market - Charlotte Business Journal | Business News & Finance | Scoop.it
At a ULI panel, real estate professionals were asked to discuss how Google Fiber and other ultrafast Internet services are affecting their businesses.
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Florida Community Bank profits from sale of repossessed Broward site - South Florida Business Journal

Florida Community Bank profits from sale of repossessed Broward site - South Florida Business Journal | Business News & Finance | Scoop.it
A repossessed development site in Lauderhill was sold to a Miami investor.
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Existing-home sales fall as prices race higher

Existing-home sales fall as prices race higher | Business News & Finance | Scoop.it
The sales price of existing homes raced higher last month, with annual growth hitting the fastest pace since January 2014.
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New Lumber Liquidators investors get taken behind the woodshed

New Lumber Liquidators investors get taken behind the woodshed | Business News & Finance | Scoop.it
Lumber Liquidators’ stock selloff is a lesson to the troubled wood-flooring company’s biggest new investors, and even Warren Buffett, that a discounted stock can always get cheaper.
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