In the midst of a crisis, America’s small-business owners have been inspirational

There’s no question that the efforts of this country’s healthcare and frontline workers during the coronavirus pandemic have been inspirational. But one other group has also inspired me: the nation’s small business owners. In the midst of a global health crisis and facing draconian restrictions, many restaurateurs have amped up their delivery services, re-jiggered their […]

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Lego’s latest addition to the Technic series is a Jeep Wrangler with articulating suspension and a working winch

Offroading enthusiasts and their rugged Jeep Wranglers have tackled unfamiliar terrain for years, and starting next month, Lego will be selling a 2-door yellow-and-black variant of the popular SUV for getting around household obstacles. This Jeep Wrangler replica is one of the more affordable models in Lego’s Technic series that should be a fairly quick, […]

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For blacks with respiratory ills, individual and neighborhood poverty yield worse outcomes

Research has shown that African Americans have worse health outcomes than non-Hispanic whites regarding respiratory illnesses such as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Now, a new study by Johns Hopkins Medicine researchers reveals that much of this racial disparity can be explained by differences in the socioeconomic status of individuals and neighborhoods. The findings were […]

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