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Easy Tips To Make Your Job Hunt More Manageable

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 ensure that a good new job becomes necessary and achievable goa...

Canada Struggles to Handle Birth Tourism

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 is birth tourism? Birth tourism refer...

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 polar vortex! Let’s look at what this means and som...

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 19th century when the...

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 chance to come together and discu...

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 in 2011. Although MSW rates—the trash and garb...

Saving Trees One Receipt at a Time: Three Ways to Use Mobile POS Software to Go Green

640,000 tons is the weight of paper that is used each year within the United States alone to print receipts. In order to produce a single ton of paper, approximately 15 trees must be used. If you do the math that means that 9.6 million trees are destroyed each year just to make paper receipts, according to Software Advice. Using mobile POS software and technology in your business, however, will he...

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 money that a private college demands, you might do wel...

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 j...

Dead Mobile

Friday afternoon I was looking at my mobile phone, preparing to answer a text. In a flash, it was gone. I could tell by the flicker of the display that all was lost. It wasn’t going to come back on again, either. I purchased a new device, but it’s not going to arrive for a few days. Verizon failed to deliver on my “next day service” request. I am currently (almost) unconnec...

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 destination to an...

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