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Eating Habits of a Modern Family: Then and Now

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Eating Habits of a Modern Family: Then and Now

A new research report explores changes in consumers’ eating habits over the years — from creating “hybrid homemade meals” to the rise of snacking — and provides guidance on how the food industry can best respond to these changes. Acosta Sales & Marketing, a leading full-service sales and marketing agency in the consumer packaged goods [...]

President Obama Meets Civil Rights and Faith Leaders

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President Obama Meets Civil Rights and Faith Leaders

The U.S. President Barack Obama met with African American civil rights and faith leaders Thursday to provide an update on the Administration’s priorities as described in the State of the Union. The meeting, according to a White House statement, was also an opportunity to have a dialogue with the leaders about the issues facing their [...]

How Hyundai Drivers Reached the Moon

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How Hyundai Drivers Reached the Moon

Hyundai Tucson Fuel Cell drivers have surpassed a threshold, recently accumulating more than 238,900 miles on the roads of Southern California, all while emitting only clean water vapor, the company said Wednesday. The average distance from the earth to the moon varies with the lunar orbit, with 238,900 miles as an average estimated distance. Hyundai [...]

Countdown Begins for Girl Scout Cookie Program

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Countdown Begins for Girl Scout Cookie Program

National Girl Scout Cookie Weekend, which has become a national holiday for Girl Scout Cookie fans, kicks off this Friday, February 27, and runs through March 1, 2015. Girls across the country (U.S.) will sell cookies at booths, door to door, and through Digital Cookie, the first national digital platform that enables girls to learn [...]

Marion C. Blakey: New CEO of Rolls-Royce North America

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Marion C. Blakey: New CEO of Rolls-Royce North America

Rolls-Royce announced Tuesday that Marion C. Blakey has been appointed to become President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Rolls-Royce North America and chair of the Rolls-Royce North America Board of Directors, replacing James M. Guyette who will be retiring in May. Ms. Blakey will leave her position as President and Chief Executive Officer of [...]

Steve Jurczyk to Lead NASA Space Technology

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Steve Jurczyk to Lead NASA Space Technology

NASA Administrator Charles Bolden has named Steve Jurczyk as the agency’s Associate Administrator for the Space Technology Mission Directorate, effective Monday, March 2. The directorate is responsible for innovating, developing, testing and flying hardware for use on future NASA missions. Jurczyk has served as Center Director at NASA’s Langley Research Center in Hampton, Virginia, since [...]

Raytheon Unveils Extended Range Air to Air Missile

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Raytheon Unveils Extended Range Air to Air Missile

Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has begun development on an extended range (ER) variant of the Advanced Medium Range Air to Air Missile (AMRAAM). Designed specifically for ground-based air defense, AMRAAM-ER will enable intercepts at longer range and higher altitudes. “With AMRAAM-ER, Raytheon is rewriting the book on ground-based air defense. The new missile will be [...]

Diabetic NASCAR Driver Ryan Reed Wins in Daytona

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Diabetic NASCAR Driver Ryan Reed Wins in Daytona

On Saturday, February 21, NASCAR Xfinity Series driver and Lilly Diabetes ambassador Ryan Reed won the Alert Today Florida 300 at Daytona International Speedway. This is his first win as a NASCAR driver and shows that with hard work and proper management, anything is possible – even for people living with diabetes. Reed, who was [...]

President Obama: We Are Not at War with Islam

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President Obama: We Are Not at War with Islam

Addressing a White House Summit on Countering Violent Extremism on Wednesday and Thursday, the U.S. President Barack Obama opined that a violent extremist could be anyone — a person of any color or creed. “We are not at war with Islam. We are at war with people who have perverted Islam,” Obama said. What we [...]

Comcast Revs Up X1 with New NASCAR Features

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Comcast Revs Up X1 with New NASCAR Features

Comcast has announced two additions to the X1 Entertainment Operating System that will enhance the viewing experience for NASCAR fans. The company has added new NASCAR content to its Xfinity On Demand platform and expanded its X1 Sports App to include scheduling information for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, NASCAR XFINITY Series and the NASCAR [...]

Former First Lady Laura Bush Taking Care of Texas

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Former First Lady Laura Bush Taking Care of Texas

Former First Lady Laura Bush will deliver the keynote address at the closing noon luncheon of the 49th Texas Legislative Conference. Bush will speak about the Taking Care of Texas initiative she founded to promote the mutual benefits of economics and conservation. According to Conference Advisory Committee Chair Carlton Schwab, Mrs. Bush and her Taking [...]

Dr. Seuss: What Pet Should I Get?

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Dr. Seuss: What Pet Should I Get?

An original manuscript with accompanying sketches by Dr. Seuss, aka Ted Geisel, which was discovered in the La Jolla, California home of the late children’s author will be published by Random House Children’s Books. It was announced Wednesday by Barbara Marcus, President & Publisher, and Susan Brandt, President, Licensing and Marketing, Dr. Seuss Enterprises, L.P. [...]

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