Memphis, TN – Despite talk of future CO2 regulation increases and global warming concerns, coal-fired power plants provide more than half of America's electricity. While the nation is looking into alternatives to fossil fuels, a new coal-fired plant is under construction near Memphis.
The Earth Policy Institute and the Department of Energy report that in 2007 59 proposed coal-fired power plants were abandoned, put on hold or canceled.
Memphis, TN – St. Paul Insurance recently purchased Travelers, and changed their name. Next, they acquired the Travelers logo, the red umbrella, for advertising and marketing purposes. Now St. Paul is riding high under the new name and new logo of Travelers. You should create an icon for your company. For less than $1,000, a new logo used consistently will transform your brand with a likable, memorable, public persona that it does not have now - and you'll be more successful.
Memphis, TN – Life in the inner city isn't easy. It conjures up images of poverty, blight, and crime. But there's much more. Candice Ludlow explores how an initiative called Grow Memphis is helping people help themselves, by growing fruits and vegetables on inner city plots.
The Mid-South Peace and Justice Center has teamed up with neighborhoods throughout Memphis to build community gardens. The idea is simple. Find a plot of land, neighbors and start a garden.
Memphis, TN – Herb Peterson, who invented the ubiquitous Egg McMuffin as a way to introduce breakfast to McDonald's restaurants, died last March. How did he come up with the idea? He simply loved Eggs Benedict and decided to create a breakfast sandwich for his McDonald's restaurants. When was the last time you spent and hour thinking of a unique new product for your business?