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How YouTube Inspires Your Kids' Holiday Toy List

If a toy looks good on YouTube, chances are it will be all the rage. The video-hosting website plays a huge role in the creation and marketing of toys. In some cases the crazier the toy, the better. One Cincinnati toy company is taking full advantage of this trend, especially with its new creation: Chow Crown.

Museum Aims To Be A Model For Making Collections Available Via 3D Printing

The Benjamin Harrison Presidential Site in Indianapolis was one of the first museums to offer free 3D printing of its art collection, all in an effort to make it more accessible to the public. It now hopes to be a model for other museums around the country.

Museum Aims To Be A Model For Making Collections Available Via 3D Printing

Dayton Police Using Brain Stimulation To Reduce Stress

A third of Dayton's police force is part of a pilot study to reduce stress using brain stimulation. One hundred officers are now in the fourth week of a six-week study for the therapy, already proven effective in both civilians and military.

Jewish Ritual Could Prevent Heart Damage

A University of Cincinnati Health cardiologist is studying whether the Orthodox Jewish practice of wearing tefillin , a tight leather band strapped around the arm and worn during 30 minutes of daily prayer, can protect against heart damage. A pilot study suggests it might.

As Middletown Schools Modernize, Students Get Energized

Energy is flowing at Middletown City Schools. Students in new and renovated schools are making use of technology in ways they haven't before.

How One Retirement Community Uses Technology To Make Life Easier For Residents

Technology is helping to bridge the gap between a growing elderly population and a shortage of doctors. One local retirement community has created an incubator where residents, staff, students and providers can come up with connected devices to make life easier.

How One Retirement Community Uses Technology To Make Life Easier For Residents

How Cincinnati VA Is Virtually At Bedside Of Hundreds Across The Nation

The Cincinnati VA Medical Center did such a good job monitoring critically ill patients remotely in other Ohio hospitals that its doctors and nurses now watch over hundreds of government hospital beds in states east of the Mississippi.

How Cincinnati VA Is Virtually At Bedside Of Hundreds Across The Nation

Planned Cincinnati Solar Project Could Be Largest In U.S.

The City of Cincinnati is expected to put out a request for proposals next month in what could be the largest solar array by a city on city property. The 25 mega-watt project would power 25 percent of the city's energy needs.

Take Note: Video Game Music Recognized As Art Form

Cincinnati game developers are preparing to launch Match Point Thursday at 16-Bit Bar + Arcade, an eSports-inspired party game. Not only is the team that created it local but so is the music composer who scored it, Jon Brennan . Increasingly people are noticing these computer game composers and are finding their music on Spotify.

How Drone Crews Are Helping Restore Power After Hurricane Florence

Power companies, including Duke Energy, are putting their drones into action to survey damage from Hurricane Florence. The information they get helps develop a plan to get the electricity back on sooner.

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