WWII Vetera is Still Serving in His Own Way

Veterans helping veterans. That’s what Veterans Day means to Tom McKeown Sr. McKeown, 96, has served his fellow veterans in the decades since his service as a Marine in World War II. Pvt. 1st Class McKeown earned the Purple Heart, Presidential Unit Citation, American Campaign Medal and WWII Victory Medal while serving with the 1st Raider Battalion […]
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4:46 PM GMT+0000 / November 11, 2018

Military Museum Dedicated to Veterans Not War

Military museums across the United States and around the world often offer visitors glimpses of world wars, commemorating the men and women who sacrificed their lives for their country. The National Veterans Memorial and Museum has a broader goal: to represent veterans — not just war. War stories are present, of course, but they aren’t […]
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4:42 PM GMT+0000 / November 11, 2018

Remembering Those Who Served

Valor — great courage in the face of danger, especially in battle — is a word often associated with military veterans. They are appreciated by most U.S. citizens who recognize the centuries of historical significance to obtain and preserve the freedoms experienced by residents and visitors to the nation often called America — even though […]
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4:33 PM GMT+0000 / November 11, 2018

Stop Viewing Work as ‘Trading Time for Money’

Instead, think like an entrepreneur About a month before I graduated college, it dawned on me that I needed to get a real job. Like, soon. Even though I had 22 years to process this fact, it still blindsided me. Perhaps a lifetime in an educational system built for the Industrial Age had done little […]
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6:35 PM GMT+0000 / November 10, 2018

Sexual Assault Survivor Uses Crypto to Crowdfund Anonymously

A new use case is emerging for cryptocurrency: helping women who’ve suffered sexual harassment or assault gain financial independence while also protecting their privacy. Case in point, a sexual assault survivor used the crypto-powered payment processor Seeds to crowdfund $500 in September after the trauma left her unable to work for several months. Had she used a […]
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6:26 PM GMT+0000 / November 10, 2018

Skip the fancy restaurant and try a food hall on your next business trip

Food halls are the promised land for intrepid as well as indecisive diners. Slurp up soup dumplings here; grab a bánh mì sandwich there; munch on a fish taco elsewhere. Finish up with a mango mochidoki — and return the next day for an entirely different menu. For the business traveler, food hall dining is […]
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6:16 PM GMT+0000 / November 10, 2018

Veterans Day 2018: All the places vets can get free food and meal deals Sunday and Monday

This Veterans Day, veterans and active-duty military can take advantage of an extra day of deals. As they do each year, restaurants are saluting veterans by offering free food and meal deals. Thanks to the federal holiday falling on Sunday, it’s officially observed Monday. This leads to a split with some businesses showing their appreciation Sunday and […]
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6:12 PM GMT+0000 / November 10, 2018