5 Ways to Impress at Job Interviews

(DGIwire) – Hiring the wrong people can be extremely expensive. According to job-search website Monster, it can cost businesses one-fifth of an employee’s salary to replace them. As a result, companies are spending even more time vetting recruits to make sure they have the right skills, values and personalities, Monster reports. Going into a job […]

Skateboarding Trivia: Did You Know…

(DGIwire) — In the skateboard community across the country, it’s not uncommon to hear skaters challenging each other to do tricks that would make average mortals quake with fear. Games like S.K.A.T.E keep track of the challenges as each skater accelerates the skill and intensity of a trick and the next in line has to match […]

The Cost: Compassion Wins Over Power 3 to 1

  (DGIwire) — What is more important to voters: Power or Compassion? A New York City audience recently made its voice heard by decisively voting for Compassion. The votes were cast just before a reading of The Cost, a stage play written by Aquaila Shene Barnes and directed by Barbara Montgomery, at the BMCC Tribeca […]

Sea Glass Jewelry: History and Adventure Made Breathtakingly Beautiful

(DGIwire) — There’s something about sea glass. It conjures up childhood memories of treasure hunting sandy beaches and the excitement of reaching down to pick up a frosty piece of amber or blue mystery. Immediately the speculation begins. Was this piece a fragment from some pirate’s bottle of rum? Maybe that piece is the remnant […]

In the Year of the Cupcake, All Cupcakes Are Not Created Equal

(DGIwire) — Cupcakes are enjoying a popularity that ten years ago, no one could possibly have predicted. If you had told someone in 2006, that they were going to attend a wedding with cupcakes in lieu of a wedding cake, no one would have believed it. Or even a wedding cake made out of cupcakes. […]

The Next Debate: Power vs. Compassion

(DGIwire) – Power vs. Compassion: If given the chance, which one would most voters choose as more important? On Saturday, October 22, 2016, an answer will come from a New York City audience at the BMCC Tribeca Performing Arts Center. The venue will host a reading of The Cost, a stage play written by Aquaila […]

An Instructional Manual for People’s Health: Practical Paleo

(DGIwire) — Life doesn’t come with an instruction manual. But with the staggering statistic from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention that more than one-third of U.S. adults are obese, maybe a NUTRITIONAL instructional manual is what is needed? Diane Sanfilippo to the rescue. Sanfilippo is the best-selling author of Practical Paleo, which spent […]

The Cost: A Political Drama Comes to Tribeca

(DGIwire) – In this season of high political turmoil, a different type of politics will be playing on the stage at New York City’s BMCC Tribeca Performing Arts Center on Saturday, October 22, 2016. The venue will host a performance of The Cost, a stage play written by Aquaila Shene Barnes and directed by Barbara […]

Pushing Out a New Gown Design To Help Improve Patient Satisfaction

(DGIwire) – Patients are admitted to the hospital for all kinds of reasons—from CAT scans to organ transplants to labor and delivery. No matter what the reason for admittance, one aspect of each visit is typically the same—the basic hospital gown. Being admitted to the hospital can leave patients in a vulnerable state. When the […]

Vision Problems to Rise as Baby Boomers Age

(DGIwire) – Baby boomers have seen dramatic shifts in society over the past few decades. But as they get older, their ability to see might degrade. In June 2016, the deputy clinical director of the National Eye Institute (NEI), a division of the National Institutes of Health, told the Pocono Record that as the youngest […]

Arrhythmia? Here’s What to Know

(DGIwire) – In adults, a normal resting heart rate is 60 to 100 beats a minute, according to the Mayo Clinic. When the heart beats irregularly—whether too fast or too slow—a person is experiencing an arrhythmia. There are numerous types of arrhythmias, each with their own potential causes. Here are a few very basic questions […]

HEIRLOOM: A Romantic Comedy Debuts

(DGIwire) — With tomatoes still at their most delicious, Heirloom, an aspirational romantic comedy series about a young woman who rediscovers herself after inheriting a small plot farm in Sonoma, is now available on Vimeo. It’s a heart-warming journey back to small town life and simple pleasures. Inspired by the experience of co-creator and series star […]

Checking-In: Hospital or Hotel?

(DGIwire) — A recent Deloitte Study found that hospitals with better patient-reported experience perform better financially. In fact, the study found that hospitals with “excellent” Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (HCAHPS) patient ratings between 2008 and 2014 had a net margin of 4.7 percent, on average, as compared to just 1.8 percent […]

College Dorm Set Up 101: There Will Just Never Be Enough Outlets

(DGIwire) — Your oldest child is off to college. You’ve read the list of recommended purchases provided by the school. You’ve downloaded more lists online. You even took more lists from the four different stores where you shopped with your original lists, just to make sure your sweet firstborn doesn’t go without. Here’s something that […]

A Smarter Way to Go Grocery Shopping

(DGIwire) — It happens to everyone: overspending at the grocery store. With groceries being a large expense for consumers—let’s face it, people all have to eat at least three times a day—it’s shocking to see the lack of organization of shoppers when buying food. Members of the ReviewLoft team went undercover at grocery stores nationwide […]

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