Defense Worker Wins $217 Million Lottery

A husband and wife who work for the Department of Defense won the Virginia Lottery’s $217 million Powerball jackpot, the second-largest lotto prize the state has ever awarded. Dave and Nancy Honeywell of Fredericksburg, Va. both work for the Defense Department. Dave Honeywell, a computer scientist, bought the winning ticket at one of Richmond International Airport’s Lottery Express stations when he left for a business trip to Denver on Feb. 6. His winning numbers were 5-27-36-38-41, chosen randomly through Easy Pick’s computer system. His prize is the state’s first Powerball jackpot win, the Virginia Lottery said According to the Virginia […]

5 Reasons to Stop Checking Facebook at Work

How many times do you check Facebook a day? And what are your motivations for doing so? Are you bored? Don’t have enough to do? If you have a hard time coming up with good answers, here are some things to think about. It’s addicting. How soon after you get to work do you log in to Facebook? Researchers at the University of Gothenburg in Sweden have found that logging into Facebook is the first thing 70 percent of people do when they turn on their computers and that doing so can turn into an addiction. According to the report: […]