Several months and millions of dollars later, New Zealand votes to keep its flag

New Zealand voted on Thursday to retain its national flag, which includes the Union Jack of its former colonial ruler, after a 16-month exercise that cost taxpayers NZ$26 million ($17.44 million). Preliminary results of a referendum showed 56.6 percent of voting Kiwis wanted to keep the flag, which is completed by the Southern Cross constellation, … Read more Several months and millions of dollars later, New Zealand votes to keep its flag

Why It’s Important to Personalize Your Eating

The joy of eating is that one size doesn’t fit all. Some of us eat to live, while others live to eat. For those with certain chronic conditions, like diabetes, food choices are closely tied to disease management, while others may customize meals in an effort to lower their risk of developing heart disease or another … Read more Why It’s Important to Personalize Your Eating

6 Ways to Make Smart Fast-Food Choices

  Almost all of us have found ourselves in a fast-food restaurant at some point in our lives. And there are even people who, dare I say, frequent them. Is this a “bad” thing? Not necessarily. Here’s how to make healthier choices when you walk in the door: Watch your portion size. Everyone knows a … Read more 6 Ways to Make Smart Fast-Food Choices

Augie’s Quest: the Journey From Success to Significance

Helen Keller once noted that, “Life is either a daring adventure or nothing. To keep our faces toward change and behave like free spirits in the presence of fate is strength undefeatable.” She should know. She was the first deaf and blind person to earn a bachelor of arts degree, and followed that accomplishment with a … Read more Augie’s Quest: the Journey From Success to Significance