A Nostalgic Rendezvous with a New York Family from 100 Years Ago

(DGIwire)  Opening the pages of Growing Up in Ridgewood, Queens, 1920 to 1932 by Griselda Holzinger Lobell is like stepping back into the New York of yesteryear. This historic memoir chronicles the intimate life of a middle class second generation family – their values, daily routines, women’s roles, personal triumphs and tragedies. Griselda remembers in […]

Afraid of Incontinence Accidents While Traveling? Read these Tips!

(DGIwire)  Planning a trip this year? Nearly 100 million Americans are scheduling family vacations throughout 2019, according to a survey by AAA. And since half of grandparents have at least one grandchild more than 200 miles away according to AARP, travel has become a necessity for quality time. In fact, a third of grandparents have […]

Norway’s Electric Vehicles Get a Charging Boost

(DGIwire) – Norway loves its electric vehicles (EVs). According to the Norwegian Road Foundation, about 60 percent of new cars sold in March 2019 in the country were EVs. A recent news item on AutonomousVehicleTech.com reported some good news for all those EV owners: a new joint venture between to build ultra-fast charging units to […]

Two Soulful Books to Soak In This Summer

(DGIwire)  There’s nothing quite like relaxing with a book in the summer. Whether it is by a pool, beach, park, lake, backyard or inside in the air conditioning, summer is a perfect time to soak up not only some rays but also some warm words. For those looking for some inspiration to go along with […]

Fueling Growth Without Venture Capital Gains Appeal

(DGIwire) – When asked, a significant number of startup founders would probably claim it is nearly impossible to launch and scale a company without the financial backing of outsiders such as venture capitalists. As a recent article in AmericanInno.com reported, VC money can indeed help in a big way, providing cash to hire a good […]

Why Slowing Down on the Job Can Accelerate Success

(DGIwire) – Companies may be tempted to push their employees to work faster and harder all the time. But what if slowing down was actually the key to seeing better results? According to a recent blog posted by Atrium, a staffing and contingent workforce solutions firm, companies that encourage their employees to take their time […]

The 3 Hottest Authors for Summer Fun Romance

(DGIwire) – The summer months are sizzling…and romance novels can make them even hotter. Every June through September, there is a wide selection of authors to choose as companions: at the beach, at home, wherever! And anyone searching for the best of romance fiction in 2019 won’t have to look far beyond the three authors […]

Pressure Injuries: 5 Things to Know

(DGIwire) – As their name indicates, pressure injuries—also known as bedsores or pressure ulcers—are still a major burden in healthcare. Here are some key facts to know about them: Pressure injuries can affect up to three million people per year in the United States, according to a report by the Joint Commission. Nine percent of […]

Five Things to Know About Pressure Injuries

(DGIwire) – As their name indicates, pressure injuries—also known as bedsores or pressure ulcers—are still a major burden in healthcare. Here are some key facts to know about them: Pressure injuries can affect up to three million people per year in the United States, according to a report by the Joint Commission. Nine percent of […]

A Potential Perk for Electric Vehicles Wins Top Honor

(DGIwire) – Every year, the IDTechEx Show in Germany presents some of the most exciting emerging technologies around the globe. Recently, as reported by the Associated Press, a company named ZapGo Ltd was selected as the winner of the award for “Electric Vehicles: Most Significant Innovation.” ZapGo was recognized for its grid storage solution for […]

To Teach the Visually Impaired, Educators Turn to Electronic Games

(DGIwire) — Advances in gaming apps have ushered in an exciting new era for educators within the visually impaired community. Thanks to the development of a wide range of creative games—some of which mimic classic video, sports, card and game-show entertainment—educators have new resources to impart an array of critical skills to their visually impaired […]

Ensuring a Hiring Process Attracts Great Candidates

(DGIwire) – Hiring managers know full well the impact of a bad hire. As a result, it’s only natural for them to want to take their time when identifying potential employees. But by drawing out the hiring process, companies run the risk of missing out on first-choice candidates. “In a candidate-driven market, time is of […]

Next Stop on the Bus: Ultra-Fast Charging

(DGIwire) – An all-electric bus fleet is great for the environment—especially at a time when the world’s population centers are growing into megacities clogged with traffic. But the idea presents a challenge. How can sufficient energy be supplied to recharge hundreds of buses simultaneously at night? With an electric fleet, energy needs to be available […]

Little Braille Bricks Could Enhance Literacy for the Blind

(DGIwire) – Many people’s childhoods were made significantly more fun by playing with interlocking plastic bricks—which formed the basis of any number of impromptu and fanciful creations. Now this ubiquitous and colorful staple of youth is finding a new and more serious purpose. As recently reported in The New York Times, the toys are being […]

Mind the Gap: How to Explain a Period of Unemployment on a Resume

(DGIwire) – It can be one of the most awkward moments of a job interview: the candidate struggles to explain to the interviewer why there is a period of months—perhaps years—between two or more positions. Whether the reason for the gap involved taking care of a child or something else, it is important to face […]

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