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How to Throw Your Own VIP Soiree, Vegas Style!

Hosting a great party is a memorable way to have fun and entertain your friends. When it comes to throwing a lively and entertaining soiree, no other city does it like Las Vegas. Since going to Vegas to throw a party isn’t necessarily the most feasible option, you want to try to bring that Sin-City vibe back home to where …

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10 Amazing Ideas for Random Acts of Kindness Week

Random acts of kindness are a great way to bring joy to another person’s day. By doing simple things that involve being nice to others, you might just generate a sense of happiness that has a ripple effect across dozens, even hundreds, of other individuals. Though started in New Zealand in 2005 as a single day, and observed there Sept. …

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Which Site Might Host Obama’s Presidential Library? [Infographic]


In early 2015, the Barack H. Obama Foundation, a nonprofit group, will announce its recommendation for a site to host Obama’s presidential library, which will open several years after Obama leaves office in 2016. Hawaii, Obama’s birthplace, and New York, where he attended Columbia University, are possible spots that could host the library. It’s Chicago, however, that has to be …

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7 Tips for Buying a Used Car

7 Tips for Buying a Used Car

Buying a used car can be a chore, but if you do your homework, you can avoid driving off with a lemon and empty pockets. Used cars can save you much money over purchasing a new vehicle.  Arming yourself with the advice offered in these used car buying tips will give you the advantage when you are ready to go …

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Finding the Perfect Roommate [Infographic]


Conflict with roommates has consistently ranked as one of the biggest stressors in college and is among the top five reasons students drop out. Suffice it to say, choosing a roommate can make or break your semester; it can either lead to a long and fulfilling friendship or end up in disaster. But it’s not just shooting in the dark …

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Easy Tips To Make Your Job Hunt More Manageable

Jobs and Careers

Reentering the job market can be an intimidating task, particularly when you run across the stories that litter your news feed about how difficult it can be to find employment these days. However, there are a number of techniques you can use to lift your chances of success. Putting together a solid plan when you’re on the job hunt can …

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Canada Struggles to Handle Birth Tourism

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A new debate has been brewing in the Canadian government. Over the past few years, “Birth Tourism” has become an issue for many Canadians who are unsure about the facts of their background. The government has begun looking into this phenomenon in order to figure out whether it represents a pressing policy issue for its citizens and the nation. What …

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The Country Prepares to Survive a Second Polar Vortex

Many parts of the United States have been facing colder than normal temperatures, snow and ice storms and other severe winter weather for quite some time now. Some of these weather events have been attributed to the Polar Vortex of 2014. To make matters worse, many sections of the country are currently in, or preparing to deal with a second …

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4 Art Movements that Shaped the World as We Know It


There have been hundreds of art movements since the beginning of time. A few specific movements have changed the way people see the world, whether they enjoy art fully or not. These four art movements have changed our view of the world. Impressionism Image via Flickr by docoverachiever Impressionism was, as its name suggests, extremely impressionable on the people of the late …

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2014 Detroit Auto Show Predictions


The 2014 North American International Auto Show will be held in just a few weeks, from January 13 to January 26 at the COBO Center in Detroit, Michigan. Every year, this show allows vehicle manufacturers to show off their next generation of automobiles. The show also helps industry vendors sell wares like paint protection film, and gives industry professionals the …

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The Importance of Recycling


Recycling has been a part of our lives for generations. Between 1990 and 2003, the United States more than doubled its recycling rate of paper and cardboard products. The total amount of municipal solid waste (MSW) generated in the country has increased 184 percent, from 88.1 million tons of MSW generated in 1960 to 250.4 million tons of MSW generated …

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Expensive School Myths [Infographic]


College students have their work cut out for them when they enter the job market. More competitive than it has been in years, students everywhere are looking for an edge to get ahead of the hiring game. Classically, Ivy League looks best on a resume so, therefore, virtually guarantees a good job, right? Well, not necessarily. For the amount of …

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The Impact of Superman on American Culture


It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s America’s most iconic superhero and national role model! (Sorry, Batman and Captain America—we still love you, but even people who don’t read comics know the Man of Steel.)  For the past three-quarters of a century, Superman has represented and reflected the “ethical American Dream”—a dream not necessarily of economic prosperity, but one of …

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How to Live Like a 21st-Century Vagabond


Traveling across the country without the responsibilities of home ownership or rental offers an incredibly freeing lifestyle, but it’s not suited for everyone. A sense of adventure is one of the top requirements for living life like a 21st-century vagabond. A sense of adventure does not mean that you must sacrifice all the creature comforts though. Traveling from one undetermined …

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Preserving the Past By Thinking About the Future

Tree Silhouette Against Starry Night Sky

Most people are aware of the dangers that deforestation and logging are presenting to the rainforests and groups of the world’s oldest trees. However, new studies are revealing that our most ancient trees are facing other risks that are not as closely linked with the actions of mankind. This alarming study has found that there is a considerable threat being …

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The Ultimate Status Symbol Cars in Japan


Vehicles are considered a symbol of status, wealth, and power in many cultures. The more expensive the vehicle, the more money you had to spend to be able to afford such luxury. Cars such as the Hennessey Venom, McLaren P1, and Lamborghini Reventon fetch prices that are in excess of $1 million, putting them at the very top end of …

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Improving Your Finances and Getting on the Right Track


Managing your finances can be a rather tricky process to navigate. With Federal Reserve reporting that the average amount of consumer credit debt per household stated at $15,112, as of November 2013, you are not online when it comes to fighting back against the wave of fiscal insolvency sweeping the nation. Adding in that the same study found the average …

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Expect to See More Japanese Cars At Your Local Dealership

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American-made vehicles account for four out of the 10 best-selling vehicles in America, according to DailyFinance.com. The remaining six slots are dominated by the Japanese automakers. The Toyota Camry, Honda Accord, Honda Civic, Nissan Altima, Toyota Corolla/ Matrix, and the Honda CRV represent Japan’s best-selling vehicles in the United States, as IBTimes and Reuters highlight. With the impending Trans-Pacific Partnership, …

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