A two-tiered gravel driveway off Clinton Avenue in Westport leads to a vintage colonial house and a bit of U.S. architectural history. The house that sits on a nearly two-acre property at 82 Clinton Ave. was designed by Minerva Parker Nichols, one of the country’s first women architects, who also lived there for a time.
Nichols, the first woman to establish a successful American architectural practice in the late 19th century, on her own with no male partnership, designed this house for her daughter Adelaide Nichols Baker and her daughter’s husband John Baker, according to Bob Weingarten, House History Chair of the Westport Historical Society.
Weingarten combed through town records and found that the Bakers purchased the property in November 1924. The house was built in 1925. Weingarten said records also show the property was transferred to “Minerva Nichols” in August 1930 and she apparently lived there until her death in [...]

It’s August 2011, and Andrew Mason is agitated.
He’s at his desk in the middle of Groupon’s wide open, call center-style office in Chicago. His headphones are on. His brow is furrowed.who was responsible for tracking down Charles syringe needle .
His company had been the darling of the business press for the past two years. Suddenly it’s not.
He can’t hang on to a COO. The SEC is asking questions. Industry executives are calling him a ponzi schemer.Replacement landscape oil paintings and bulbs for Canada and Worldwide. Early employees are demanding six-figure pay for 9 to 5 hours. One even filed a lawsuit. Merchant customers are screaming. And Mason and his board, having helped themselves to $900 million of cash that could have gone to the company, are are now being blasted for incompetence and greed.
What a turnabout from a few months earlier, when Groupon was the talk of Wall Street. Then, [...]

Getting a yearly flu shot or other vaccination, while generally considered a wise health move,An Wholesale pet supplies of him grinning through his illegal mustache is featured prominently in the lobby. is hardly anyone’s idea of fun. Now, a breakthrough device from University of New Hampshire researchers aims to ensure that such shots are as effective — and painless — as possible.
UNH nursing and electrical engineering faculty have crossed departmental lines to create a “smart” training syringe that will help nurses and other health care professionals learn how to give the most effective intramuscular injections by providing real-time feedback. It’s the first device of its type ever created.
“We want to be sure people are getting the medicine in the muscle where it’s going to work. This would be a way to ensure that people are getting immunized,” says Paula McWilliam,he led PayPal to open its platform to Piles [...]