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4 Challenges Faced By Independent Contractors

Working as an independent contractor can be an exciting prospect. You gain more control over your work, your schedule, and your finances. However, there are also a number of stressful aspects to freelance work that many people don’t understand if they haven’t done it. You can be frustrated when you don’t know who to turn to while you’re doing your …

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iOS 8 Business Support Features That Are Turning Heads

During the recent Worldwide Developers Conference hosted by Apple in San Francisco, the Fall 2014 launch of iOS 8 was announced. This mobile operating system will include several business feature updates that are designed help IT departments and leaders manage mobile devices such as iPads and iPhones with greater efficiency. While the consumer features of iOS 8 have been touted …

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5 Ways That Gaming Can Improve Your Health

Forget the image of the unhealthy, slothful gamer who never leaves the couch and survives on Cheetos and Mt. Dew. Despite the popularity of the stereotype, the reality is that gaming the right way can mean leading a healthy lifestyle.  In fact, some games and approaches to play can benefit your well-being in numerous ways. It’s all about balance: You …

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Why Volunteering is Good for Your Health

There are many ways to improve your health; only one of them involves going to the gym. A holistic perspective on your “health” would include body, mind, and spirit. Volunteering feeds the spirit, enlivens the mind, and can even help to keep your body healthy — depending on what you do. If you’re craving a break from the gym, or …

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Study Tips for Non-Students

Whether it’s been one year since you graduated from college or 20 years, having been “outside the zone” can make it challenging to re-enter. The study tips and habits that worked for you in the past may no longer work. Back then, you probably didn’t have a demanding full-time job, kids, partner, or other adult responsibilities to get in your …

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Injustice: Gods Among Us Volume 2 Review

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(SPOILER ALERT) I just had the opportunity to review the upcoming Injustice: Gods Among Us volume 2 from DC. This volume collects Injustice comics 7 through 12 and the Injustice Annual #1.   The retail price will be $19.99 (ISBN 9781401246013).  This will save you about $10 off the original prices of the comics (3.99 / ea) and the Annual …

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IK Multimedia Announces the iRing

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We cannot wait to check out the music making abilities of this new offering from IK Multimedia.  Check out the following press release and then stay tuned for a review, just as soon as the hardware arrives in the mail. ____ FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE IK Multimedia ships iRing, the first motion controller for iPad, iPhone, iPod touch music apps and …

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From Launch to Cloud [Infographic]

Cloud based computing is the future, and it seems like everyone is talking about backing their data up to the cloud these days.  But there was a time when every computer was basically an independent fighting force, and it was a lot longer ago than you might think. Ethernet connections were developed in the early seventies.  This was basically the …

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Breakdancing Monks on MCA Day

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Saturday, May 3rd,  marked the 3rd annual MCA Day in honor of the late Beastie Boys rapper Adam Yauch, and festivities were held at Littlefield Performance and Art Space in his hometown of Brooklyn in his honor. Now, it’s questionable whether or not these gentlemen are in fact Monks, but regardless – this is a fitting tribute. MCA-DAY “Buddhist Monks” …

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