HEAVEN: the word that best describes where many sports-lovers around the world are right now. There has been a lot going on in the wide world of sports, from the crowning of the NHL and NBA champs, to the kick-off of the Soccer World Cup, to Martin Kaymer’s record-setting performance at the Men’s US Open Golf Championship this past weekend.
Folks, it’s that special time of the year. I’m not talking about the time of the year when you spend days contemplating what you want to be for Halloween, or how much turkey you are going to eat or even what you want Santa to bring you for Christmas. No, this… this is much sweeter.
Since the beginning of time, knowledge has always been power. However, that knowledge and power, and the endeavor to gain it, has often backfired. Galileo Galilei, one of the most famous philosophers in history, was sentenced to indefinite imprisonment for committing heresy against the church because he continued to prove that the Sun, not Earth, was the center of the planets. President Nixon tried to get a competitive edge on the opposition by bugging his political opponent’s committee office.
Apple vs. Android. This can be seen after every new release of similar products comparing the ups and downs of each. Whether it’s the iPad vs. the Galaxy Tablet or the iPhone 5s vs. the Galaxy 5s, the need to find new and creative ways to increase profit share is apparent. Lately, it seems that Apple and Android based companies like Samsung are eyeing biometric sensors to do so. The latest products released by Samsung and Apple feature a biometric thumbprint scanner used to further protect your phone information.
In honor of Orange City, Iowa’s annual Tulip Festival starting today, we would like to share a few things about this interesting city, who's motto is "Color your life vibrant". Though a fairly small city, it has big culture and is best known for its Dutch background. Founded in 1870 it was first called Holland but was later renamed in honor of Dutch royalty.