Charlotte Gill, the owner of Charlotte's Legendary Lobster Pound in Maine, has begun to expose lobsters to marijuana smoke before killing them because she thinks the practice makes them more calm and the killings more humane. Gill said that the lobsters are steamed before being served; therefore, the meat shouldn't have any traces of THC when eaten.
Just as the ancient Greeks talked about ethos, logos and pathos, making persuasive arguments today requires credibility and logic, as well as an emotional appeal, says Carmine Gallo, Harvard instructor and author. "Everything about human nature -- from the stock market to where we invest to how we vote -- is based on our emotional narratives that we tell each other as groups and within individuals," he says.
It's a common scenario. A natural disaster strikes, and news of the tragedy is suddenly everywhere you turn. But CPAs specializing in financial-fraud detection encourage caution. In times of disaster recovery, it's not uncommon for scammers to take advantage of our innate desire to help others in need.
Some preretirees want to settle in a retirement community while still in the workforce. Here is a look at factors to consider, including eligibility, fees and atmosphere.
As Apple rolls out the latest set of smartphones -- the iPhone XS, the iPhone XS Max and the iPhone XR -- consumers will have to weigh differences in price, along with display components and camera capabilities offered by each device.
Developers often donate land to a state or municipality and can take a charitable-contribution deduction if there is no quid pro quo. Here are lessons to be learned from a recent case to make sure the donor gets the full benefit for the donation.
Using the right graphics in a presentation lets you distill complex concepts into manageable chunks, and online tools can help with the process. The most successful graphics are clear and support the underlying hypothesis of the presentation.
Activity in European government-bond markets, including French, German, Polish and Swedish markets, declined an annualized 12% during the second quarter, according to an industry group. The group cites tighter market-making rules on banks, a drop in the number of issuers coming to market and market intervention by the European Central Bank.