10 tools to help remote developer teams work efficiently

(Mandatory credit: GetMeDevs photo) It’s proven that remote teams work more productively than teams in an office environment. One survey found 77% of workers were more productive when working remotely. Another found that 76% of workers were distracted less often than when working in an office. Remote workers may be more productive, but there are still challenges to working efficiently in…

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How stress can affect your teeth

(JESHOOTS.COM/Unsplash photo) It is common knowledge that stress affects our physical and mental health negatively, but few people are aware of the fact that stress also affects our teeth and oral health as well. Stress can cause serious oral problems such as canker sores, burning mouth, TMJ disorder, teeth grinding and gum problems. The consequences…

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British PM Johnson rejects Sturgeon appeal for second independence vote for Scotland

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson meets with Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon at Bute House in Edinburgh, Scotland, on July 29, 2019. (Stewart Attwood/EPA-EFE file photo via UPI) LONDON (UPI) — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Tuesday refused an appeal from Scottish leader Nicola Sturgeon to stage a second referendum on declaring independence from…

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Local governments receive block grant monies for public infrastructure projects

SPRINGFIELD (Heartland Newsfeed) — The Illinois Department of Commerce & Economic Opportunity (DCEO) announced that 26 communities and townships across the state received block grant money, according to a press release released Tuesday. The recipient announcement is related to applications received for public infrastructure as related to the Community Development Block Grant. $12.5 million was…

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