Some Ohio shoppers hesitant to use self-checkouts
woman at self-checkoutPhoto by Ben Schumin (Creative Commons) Have you noticed that when you go shopping there are often more self-checkouts at stores and fewer cashiers there to ring up purchases for you? Self-checkout can be faster and more convenient at times. The key factor for employers is that self-checkout reduces labor costs. When you have a lot of stores, the savings starts to add up. There are over 170 Walmarts in Ohio alone. And Walmart is expected to be going fully to self-checkout. (source) Walmart can decide staff each store with multiple cashiers or you can have one area of self-checkouts.
Amazon Wants Your Palm Print Scanned To Pay at 65 Whole Foods in California
No More Cashiers? Shopping with a wave of the palm with Amazon One technology. Amazon enables palm payment at 65 Whole Foods stores/ image: Adobe. (Los Angeles, CA) - You no longer have to worry about forgetting your wallet at home when you head to the store.
What is the social media app ‘BeReal” and why is it surging in popularity?
Young Woman Using Smart Phone PhotoPhoto by Matthew Henry from Burst. “It’s like humane tech. [BeReal] attempts to free us from what we’re trying to get away from, yet they still are able to hook in many ways. I think it’s refreshing and ironic,” said Matt Klein, a cultural theorist and brand consultant, per Polygon.
DougCo schools superintendent makes passionate case for MLO and bond
Douglas County School District presentation to Board of Directors. (Castle Rock, CO) Superintendent Erin Kane recommended last night that the board approve placing a mill levy override (MLO) and bond measure on the ballot this November.
Family-Owned Dun Sun Serves Asian Fare With Flair
Lucky Belly Tacos at Dun Sun in Colorado SpringsPhoto by the author. (Colorado Springs, CO) Dun Sun is a family-owned eatery that serves fresh, high-quality Asian fare in a fast-casual environment at The Well in downtown Colorado Springs.
3 Great BYOB Restaurants In Los Angeles
These three great LA restaurants are Bring Your Own Bottle, meaning you can enjoy an exceptional meal without overspending on drinks. Bring Your Own Wine Restaurants in LA/ Alexander Kovacs unsplash.
Michigan Teen Forced To Endure Reunification Therapy With Her Alleged Abuser Makes TikTok Plea
In Lenawee County, Michigan, a father was sentenced to 14-days in jail after his children refused a second round of court-mandated reunification therapy with their mother. protesting in front of courthousecourtesy of Marogi family Via TikTok.
Restaurant From Chicago Opening Soon
Get yourself a Chicago dog and Italian beef when this new restaurant opensSyed F Hashemi/Unsplash. For any snowbirds or Midwestern transplants living in the greater Phoenix area that have been craving the Chicago-style flavors of back home, there are a handful of restaurants spread throughout the Valley that do offer some of the regional cuisine. Most of this is centered around Chicago-style pizza, but there are a few other options out there. However, a new restaurant coming soon is poised to expand the options for anyone that has been searching for flavors of the Windy City and has come up short.
These Colorado-Grown Produce Items Are a Must-Try This Season
(Colorado Springs, CO) Colorado is known for beautiful mountains, bright sunshine, year-round outdoor activities, captivating wildlife, and some world-famous produce. Palisade, Colorado, on the western slope of the Rocky Mountains near the Utah border, is known for its peach orchards. The area's mild climate, abundant sunshine, and long growing season provide an ideal environment for this fruit.
Squirrel Season Brings Many Young Georgians A Unique Outdoor Experience, With Surprisingly Tasty Recipe Options
For many Georgia hunters, squirrel hunting season holds a special place in their hearts. Countless outdoors lovers can retell fondly stories of learning the safe and proper methods for hunting small game on their first squirrel hunt with a favorite family member or friend.
California residents can save thousands per year with new tax benefits
counting moneyPhoto by Igal Ness (Unsplash) Would you like to save or earn thousands of dollars each year? If so, then it is definitely looking into some of the government benefits you can receive by going using solar energy in California.
Study finds that people at high risk for stroke can reduce their chances by making healthy lifestyle choices
Healthy assortment of vegetablesPhoto by Amanda Kirsh from Burst. "We can use genetic information to determine who is at higher risk and encourage them to adopt a healthy cardiovascular lifestyle, such as following the AHA's Life's Simple 7, to lower that risk and live a longer, healthier life," said Prof. Myriam Fornage, geneticist at the University of Texas at Houston.
5 Tips to Save Money on School Supplies
I represent MaxLend and am compensated to promote their services. I may get commissions for purchases made through links in this post. Summer is starting to wind down, which means the new school year is almost here. As you begin to prepare for the upcoming school year, you may be feeling the familiar stress of back-to-school shopping. Don’t let the school supply list overwhelm you. Regardless of whether your kids are in elementary, middle, or high school – or even if they’re in college – there are many ways to save money on school supplies.
3 Los Angeles Restaurants That Are Big On Flavor And Small On The Wallet
If you're a foodie on a budget, and value good food, then you've come to the right place. These restaurants have been selected because they offer an amazing experience with delicious food - and at an affordable price.
Rental assistance still available in Denver
(Denver, Colo.) The City and County of Denver still has more than $2 million available in federal rental assistance, city officials said Wednesday. The remarks were made during the Safety, Housing, Education and Homelessness Committee meeting. Melissa Thate from the Department of Housing Stability gave the council an update on the city’s rental assistance programs.
Beto says Abbott is "a failed governor desperately trying to cover up the fact that he still hasn't fixed the grid."
"These are the actions of a failed governor who is desperately trying to cover up the fact that he still hasn’t fixed the grid." Democrat candidate for Texas Governor, Beto O'Rourke.
Virginia Beach rapper without hands lifts others
The “My Heart Instead,“ Virginia Beach rapper, Immanuel Mitchell aka Gifted Hands has become a viral sensation. His viral fame comes after his TikTok video touched the heart of millions & had them rocking with Gifted Hands all across the globe. His song “Why Not Start,” had all time streams racked in a whopping 1,008, 510 streams.
Chesapeake, VA Comedian Donates Game Show Winnings to Children's Hospital
(Gage Skidmore/WikiCommons Images) If you don't know who Jay Pharoah is, you probably should. This Hampton Roads native is a well-known comedian who graduated from Indian River High School right here in the Virginia Beach and Chesapeake area.
Pinal County releases primary, municipal election results
(Florence, Ariz.) — The embattled Pinal County Elections Department on Wednesday announced it had completed tabulating and compiling the results from the Aug. 2 primary and municipal elections.
My review of Pizmo Cafe & Wooly’s in Pismo Beach
We were able to spend another weekend in Pismo Beach courtesy of a friend who owns a beach house there. Before I review the food we had at Pizmo Cafe and Wooly's, I just wanted to tell you how relaxing it was this past weekend.