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Credit-by-Exam: Higher Education's Best Kept Secret

Five words or less (NewsUSA) - For most college students, the path to earning credit typically involves several weeks of listening to lectures, taking notes, completing assignments and passing a mid-term and final exam. But if you could earn that credit in less time and at a fraction of the cost of taking a formal course, would you be interested? There would be...

The Truth Behind 4 Food Myths

Five words or less (NewsUSA) - Don't you just hate food scolds? Especially when they're as certain they're right as all those tech geniuses were about iPhones never replacing Blackberries. Well, in some cases, people are actually basing their assumptions on either pure myth or the latest diet fad. You know, as in: Gluten is bad for you. And listening to them can...

Why Product Standards?

Five words or less (NewsUSA) - Imagine traveling cross-country and having to change trains at each state line because of varying railroad track gauges. Or imagine owning a car for which replacement parts, like tires and oil filters, can be obtained only at a dealer 50 miles away in the next town. Would any consumer buy an electrical appliance without visible...

What's Eating Away at Your Biggest Investment?

Five words or less (NewsUSA) - They are called "silent destroyers." Able to chomp away undetected at the flooring, walls and even wallpaper of a home, termites cost U.S. homeowners approximately $5 billion in property damage each year, according to the National Pest Management Association (NPMA). This damage is not usually covered by traditional homeowners'...