Raiders Rebuild After Gruden About Much More than Football

With head coach Jon Gruden resigning in disgrace, the Las Vegas Raiders are at a major crossroads. Rich Bissacia is in charge for the interim, and the way forward begins with him. Gruden had to go, as his leaked emails showcased the ugliest side of both his worldview and his personality.

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Millionaires Really Are Happier, According to New Study

The saying “money can’t buy happiness” has been around for so long that most of us take it to be true, but studies actually contradict it. The most famous study on the correlation between money and happiness was conducted in 2010 at Princeton University and it found that a higher income did equate to higher emotional well-being,... Read more »

Illinois Using Technology to Crack Down on Uninsured Drivers

Credit the Illinois Secretary of State- they're utilizing technology in a way that benefits society, at a time when a lot of companies are using it against people. The state has employed an electronic verification system that can consistently catch uninsured motorists.

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Sports Book to Set Up Shop Near Lambeau Field This Season

A record 45.2 million Americans (or about 18% of the population) plans to wager on the upcoming 2021 National Football League season, according to research released today by the American Gaming Association (AGA).

The NFL season gets going in a matter of hours with the defending Super Bowl Champion Tampa Bay Buccaneers hosting "America's Team," the Dallas Cowboys tonight. Compared to last season, we are expected to see a 36% increase in the number of Americans placing a bet on pro football this season.

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NFL Season, Bears Optimism to Boost Chicagoland Sports Betting

Happy NFL kickoff eve everybody! Yes, the National Football League gets started tomorrow night with the traditional defending Super Bowl champions hosting a home contest on Thursday night. Then it really begins, in earnest on Sunday, where our local team, the Chicago Bears, are in the prime time evening clash at the Los Angeles Rams. 

NFL season, Bears season, football season, whatever you call it brings a boost to certain cottage industries and ancillary economic sectors. Sports bars, restaurants, alcohol and junk food sales are all about to see a surge, and the same holds true for the gaming industry. 

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Northwestern QB Ryan Hilinski Wages a Bigger Battle Off the Field

Northwestern quarterback Ryan Hilinski will begin the season on the bench, but every game he suits up for his extra special, regardless of whether he plays or not. That's because he takes the memory of his brother Tyler Hilinksi, who took his own life in early 2018, with him on the field, and everywhere else he goes. "I've got this tattoo on my wrist at the lighthouse in Hawaii where I spread Tyler's ashes with my family," Hilinski said at Northwestern Media Day.

"I've got a tattoo of a three out here on my ribs. So physically I carry him on my body. And whenever I look myself in the mirror when I remember him, I see those symbols, and going on to that field, you
know, I say all right let's rock.

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Rise of Cryptocurrency Enables Explosion of Ransomware Attacks

"Cryptocurrency" and "ransomware" are two tech terms that you probably first started hearing around 2017 or 2018. By 2019 you probably began asking yourself what these words meant, and doing some research. Today, in 2021, you have undoubtedly realized that both of these phenomena are here to stay, both can be very dangerous and that hackers engaging in ransomware attacks rely on cryptocurrency.

Before venturing further on this topic, we need to discuss how you should protect yourself, and to do that we need to make cybersecurity a priority. An online business knows the basics of what web design is, but in today's cyber world, the security of the website is as important as the design. When you look at web design best practices, you need to make sure safety and security is first and foremost. You have to go with an ISP and hosting service that will put network security above all.

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How to Effectively Trade Commodities in This Market

If you’re unfamiliar with commodities, basically they are the societal necessities that are consumable by human beings on daily basis. That means commodity trading, of course, is the practice of traders buying and selling these commodities with one another. People that work in commodity trading need to be vigilant and careful in the deals they... Read more »

This city wants to convert all street lights to LED lights by 2022

We’ve all heard about water, earth, and noise pollution, but did you know that light pollution is also a major environmental problem? In 2016, the World Atlas of Artificial Night Sky Brightness revealed that as much as 80% of the world’s population lives under skyglow, which not only affects the environment but also disrupts our health. This is something that the city of Toledo wants to address.

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Cubs Trying to Make Things Interesting with Sports Book Project

You've heard the expression "care to make it interesting?" Well, the 2021 Chicago Cubs could certainly use all the help they can get right now when it comes to generating entertainment value. Since Chairman Tom Ricketts sold off all the players of value a couple weeks ago, the current team inhabiting Wrigley Field is only a shell of a baseball team.

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