How unfair mortgage and housing practices affect you and your neighborhood — and what can be done about it

Just seven days after Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was assassinated in April 1968, President Lyndon Johnson signed Title VIII ̶— commonly referred to as the Fair Housing Act —̶ of the Civil Rights Act of 1968 into law. President Johnson considered the law as an homage to the great civil rights leader. […]

A woman’s muscles ‘turned to jelly’ due to over-exercising — here’s exactly how that happened

A woman (not pictured) left her workout feeling dizzy.Jordan Mansfield /Getty Images Amelia Burns developed a serious condition because of over-exercising. She experienced bizarre swelling, muscle weakness, and blurred vision post-workout. INSIDER spoke with Dr. Nesochi Okeke-Igbokwe about the condition and what precautions you can take. Amelia Burns was going […]

Acer Swift 7 and Spin 7 Seem Useful for Mobile Business — If You Don’t Mind the Price

When Apple launched the MacBook Air, it introduced a new level of portability in computing with a very slim form factor and functionality that got everyone’s attention. Although it has taken a while, Acer (TPE:2353) has one upped Apple with the announcement of its new laptop and a two-in-one, called […]

Start-up Failure Rates Vary — Choosing the Right Industry Matters

I’m following up my posting of a few weeks ago on new business failure rates where I said that there are considerable differences across industry sectors in business failure rates. Below is Figure 7.1 (p.113) from my book Illusions of Entrepreneurship: The Costly Myths that Entrepreneurs, Investors, and Policy Makers […]