Why sports betting is starting to look a lot more like Wall Street

March 20, 2017

South Dakota state Jackrabbits take on the Gonzaga Bulldogs, because college basketball is the best.Image: Getty Images Your March Madness office pool is like the Charles Schwab of sports betting. Beyond those hastily chosen brackets, theres an entire cottage industry of sports betting thats increasingly resembling Wall Street. In 2016, total sports wagers in Nevada were $4.5 billion, according to the Nevada Gaming Control Board. With that much at stake, gamblers are turning to more …

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When To Start Potty Training Boys And Girls

March 20, 2017

Potty training is a subject that keeps many parents awake at night, browsing forums and sites in search of tips, advice, and proven techniques. But how do you know which potty-training tips will work for your child and which wont? Surely, there is no “one size fits all” solution that applies to both boys and girls at different ages. The truth is that potty-training readiness is related to the physical, emotional, and mental state of your child. Or in simple terms, you cant expect to …

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8 Steps You Must Take Immediately If You Suspect There Are Bedbugs In Your Home

March 19, 2017

… Credit: Flickr / NY state IPM Program #1: Identify That You Have Them Laura Caseley for LittleThings Bedbugs are opportunists: they do their best in places that have large numbers of people passing through regularly. Hotels and airplanes are havens for bedbugs, so be very careful when you travel. It’s easy to bring them home from a vacation or business trip,so develop the habit of leaving all luggage outdoors or in the bathtub when you get home from a trip, and …

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The Turkey-Netherlands Spat Is A Reminder Of A New Specter Haunting Europe

March 18, 2017

… a Dutch mayor hed given special forces the go ahead to open fire on the Turkish crowd in Rotterdam if they found it necessary and the protests in Istanbul where someone the Dutch flag at the consulate with the Turkish one, I was initially reminded of the protest culture in my homeland or rather its violent suppression by the Turkish state. This was, after all, precisely the kind of the Turkish police force had towards protesters at Gezi Park in Istanbul during 2013s environmentalist …

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Why I bought my daughter heroin – BBC News

March 10, 2017

… place to drug place. She had lost her driving licence for drug-driving so she went from being independent, having a car, having a career, to having nothing essentially. At one point one of the houses that she was staying in burned to the ground – luckily, when she was not in it – so she lost all her possessions as well, literally everything she owned. Each time we saw her, a lot would depend on her state of mind, and on where we were in terms of our ability to accept her for what she …

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