Brooke Faulkner – Your Universal News and Offbeat Portal Sun, 25 Feb 2018 03:07:07 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Future Trends in Wi-Fi Access Sun, 25 Feb 2018 00:50:36 +0000 http://8.7823 Wi FiNew Wi-Fi milestones and developments are blossoming within the new year. Compared to most consumer technology, Wi-Fi has undergone fast evolution and opportunity driven by the internet of things, new standards, cloud-managed Wi-Fi, and other trends. Wi-Fi has long overstepped … Continue reading ]]> Eco-Vacations for Socially Conscious Adventurers Tue, 20 Feb 2018 01:52:42 +0000 http://11.2519 Country LandscapeFrom the carbon footprint of air travel to the problems of increased pollution in common tourist destinations, taking a vacation can have a dramatic, and sometimes negative, impact on the environment. But does it have to? The International Ecotourism Society … Continue reading ]]> 5 Strange Ways Winter Affects Daily Life Tue, 16 Jan 2018 22:39:30 +0000 http://16.1373 Chicago BlizzardWeird winter weather has a way of wreaking havoc on our lives, almost forcing us to slow down and chill out. Literally. One day it could be blissfully sunny and the next a blizzardy storm that causes chaos for people … Continue reading ]]> 4 Ways to Take Care of Your Eyes This Winter Mon, 18 Dec 2017 15:33:18 +0000 http://19.1246 Winter Woman EyesWinter time presents different healthcare challenges from the rest of the year. Between peak flu and cold season and seasonal affective disorder, winter is not often kind to the body. Eyes are especially susceptible to winter-specific damage. With some forethought … Continue reading ]]> What You Need to Know to Build the Pool of Your Dreams Fri, 01 Dec 2017 21:01:50 +0000 http://30.437 Pool BackyardYou’re living the American dream. You’re settled with your spouse and kids, the neighborhood is nice, your job is going well, and you’ve got the perfect home. Well, almost perfect. Unfortunately, it’s common for homeowners to compromise on the inclusion … Continue reading ]]> Fall and Winter Preparation: Pest Control Thu, 16 Nov 2017 01:34:22 +0000 http://30.406 Rat Pest ControlAs the weather cools down, all sorts of pests start to leave their outdoor habitats for the warmth of another home: yours. Below are some tips for keeping your home creepy-crawly free, without endangering children and pets who may be … Continue reading ]]> How to Throw a Fabulous Dinner Party Sat, 21 Oct 2017 18:16:05 +0000 http://30.384 Woman Flowers Dinner TableYou’re coming to a point in your career and your social life that you feel comfortable enough to start hosting more events and get-togethers at your home. That’s right — you’ve become the dinner party type. This is great and … Continue reading ]]> 3 Tips For Jumping Into Millennial Adulthood After Graduation Sat, 14 Oct 2017 21:52:45 +0000 http://12.483 Graduation CeremonyWhether you’ve just graduated from high school, college, grad school, or are even just ready to get a move on in your life to bigger and better things, the future can seem daunting. You know you have to find a … Continue reading ]]> The Trucker Shortage: Opportunities Abound, Challenges Remain Tue, 03 Oct 2017 20:32:53 +0000 http://9.5180 Kenworth TruckHow did a profession which became synonymous with freedom on the road and cowboy culture end up one with such a massive trucker deficit today? It’s a tricky situation, but also one that provides a lot of opportunity for anyone … Continue reading ]]> How to Combat a Hernia and Relieve Symptoms Fri, 15 Sep 2017 00:21:14 +0000 http://19.1027 Abdominal PainA hernia refers to a condition in which an organ or other bodily matter bulges through the muscle or tissue that normally holds it in place. Hernias occur most often in the abdomen, but they can also occur in the … Continue reading ]]> Online Education and Its Influences on the Modern Workforce Sat, 09 Sep 2017 02:49:27 +0000 http://12.444 Laptop Man BeardTake a snapshot of a modern university campus, and what do you find? First and foremost: A rise in non-traditional students. Secondly: A quarter of the student body seemingly missing, despite overall enrollment reports. Some university campuses exist as no … Continue reading ]]> Boosting Office Morale Through Volunteer Work Sat, 12 Aug 2017 20:57:30 +0000 http://9.5040 VolunteeringEveryone knows that taking a little extra time out of the week to volunteer at the nearby animal shelter, group home, hospital, or even with family members, can be one of the most satisfying and personally rewarding things. Less does … Continue reading ]]> Three Do’s and Three Don’ts in the Galápagos Sat, 05 Aug 2017 23:21:00 +0000 http://11.2243 Galapagos Islands TortoiseThe Galápagos Islands are a truly unique place on Earth. Charles Darwin studied varied and unique species there to develop his theories. Their location and features have made them a cent point for many tumultuous periods in human history, including … Continue reading ]]> Big Data’s Role in Healthcare Sat, 15 Jul 2017 00:54:17 +0000 http://19.893 Medical ResearchWhile the American healthcare system is experiencing a tumultuous period, there is one thing that’s for sure about the state of the healthcare industry: big data is quickly changing it. SearchITOperations writer Carlos Casanova notes, “The past decade has seen … Continue reading ]]>