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Protecting Flash Drive Data Is a Priority, Not an Option

Michael L. Berman | Posted 05.17.2015 | Technology
Michael L. Berman

There are a few flash drive manufacturers that thought about that for us and have provided us with safer, more secure ways of transporting our files.

Hope Lives Here: Art and Nature Breathe New Life Into Downtown Kingston

Kirk-Anthony Hamilton | Posted 02.08.2015 | Impact
Kirk-Anthony Hamilton

Fleet Street is now an oasis in a place, which would otherwise seem desolate. Inspiration lies in the simplicity of this beautiful concept. It is hoped that the projects will continue to progress to other at-risk communities -- continuing to break down barriers while transforming lives.

Destination Weddings: Big Business in Kingston, Jamaica

Chie Davis | Posted 12.16.2013 | Weddings
Chie Davis

Travelers to the bustling cultural mecca of Kingston, Jamaica will immediately notice certain things.

Appreciating the South African Model of Reconciliation in the Caribbean: The Necessity of National and Personal Forgiveness

Rabbi Dana Kaplan | Posted 10.30.2013 | Religion
Rabbi Dana Kaplan

Reconciliation is possible only when the person who did the wrong accepts the forgiveness being offered and repents for what they have done. This can be done on a personal basis but also on a national level. Jamaicans should look to South Africa as a model of national reconciliation.

Whatever Happened to Integrity?

Robert C. Crosby, D.Min. | Posted 10.05.2013 | Religion
Robert C. Crosby, D.Min.

I never knew what a big mistake I was making that day in Kingston when I let that "little twig" fall into the mix of cement. Thank God, someone had the concern and conviction to call me on it. The results could have been devastating.

On Prayer: Preserving Tradition While Progressing Spiritually

Rabbi Dana Kaplan | Posted 09.30.2013 | Religion
Rabbi Dana Kaplan

We hope to revise the prayer book once again but some equate the exact text -- particularly the English -- with our congregational tradition. Therefore, any change, no matter how minor, is seen as breech of our historic tradition and an insult to the ancestors.

Disturbing Footage Captures Traces Of A Massacre

The New Yorker | Mattathias Schwartz | Posted 05.03.2013 | World

The question of how to extract a dangerous man from a residential neighborhood is one of the fundamental problems of our time, happening everywhere fr...

Last-Minute Travel Gift Guide

Karen Loftus | Posted 12.23.2012 | Travel
Karen Loftus

From tech toys to fashion-forward gear and on-the-go gifts that tackle health and wellness while away, this guide covers all lifestyle aspects for the travel savvy.

Honor Crimes Are Cultural, Don't Blame Them On Muhammad

Nancy Graham Holm | Posted 04.08.2012 | Religion
Nancy Graham Holm

As Muslims with progressive values slowly but surely take ascendancy over Deobandi and Wahabi puritan fundamentalism, honor-shame sub-cultures will disappear and with it, the sanctioned abuse of women.

Gavin Rossdale, Gwen Stefani Gone Fishing

Posted 01.30.2012 | Celebrity

The media may be fishing for rumors that Gavin Rossdale and Gwen Stefani's relationship is on the rocks, but this couple is simply fishing. The rock s...

Jamaica's North Shore -- Hassle-Free Adventure

Crai S. Bower | Posted 11.04.2014 | Travel
Crai S. Bower

Deep pools invite dives, natural stone slides tempt us like swing sets to a toddler, and dug outs beg us to lay down and disappear below the natural aquaduct.

Baby Dies After Being Thrown Out Hospital Window, Say Police

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

UPDATE: Health officials are disputing the police account that the baby found outside its maternity ward was a patient at the hospital. More informati...

Artists Barter for Health Care at the First O+ Festival

Alexandra Marvar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Alexandra Marvar

One community has devised a preemptive treatment for uninsured creative prosessionals: The O+; Festival -- a three-day, multi-venue festival of art and music which launches in Kingston, NY this weekend.

Congress Gets in the Act on Coal Ash

Rob Perks | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Rob Perks

Kudos to Congressman Ed Markey (D-MA) for bird-dogging the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on the need to regulate pollution from coal-fired power plants.

Tennessee Group Invites Pro-Coal Fisherman to TVA Disaster

Dave Cooper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Dave Cooper

The TVA disaster -- over 100 times larger than the 12-million gallon Exxon Valdez spill -- is considered by environmentalists to be the world's worst environmental disaster since Chernobyl.

In Focus: Area Mom Really Gets Her Rocks Off On Being Appreciated

The Onion | The Onion | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Read More: Kingston, Home News

KINGSTON, NY--Boy, show local mother Janine Williams, 50, a little appreciation, and she practically creams herself, family members reported Tuesday....

Tennessee Rep: Earthquake Caused TVA Disaster

Dave Cooper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Dave Cooper

Knoxville, Tennessee State Representative Frank Nicely is the kind of guy who says what he thinks -- no matter what the facts say.

TVA Doublespeak Translated: "We Must Stress the Fish"

Dave Cooper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Dave Cooper

TVA seems determined to bury the public in confusing technical jargon. What everyone wants to know is: is my family going to get sick or get cancer and die if we drink our tap water?

Oklahoma Sen. Inhofe Walks Out on TVA Disaster Hearings

Dave Cooper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Dave Cooper

Did Sen. Inhofe have an important engagement -- something more important than the problem of one million pounds of arsenic being dumped in our drinking water?

... And Now For Some Good News From TVA

Dave Cooper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Dave Cooper

According to the Tennessee Valley Authority, the 5-story tall mountain of coal waste didn't collapse into the river like a tsunami of sludge -- no, it was "displaced."