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#ITNVOTD: I Forgot My Phone

Advertise Here This video speaks volumes, without having to say much directly out loud. Charlene deGuzman has created a 2 minute video that is making massive waves across the internet for the societal message it deals with – we spend more time looking at smartphone screens than we do actually engaging and interacting with the real people right in front …

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How to Teach Your Teenager to be Financially Responsible

teens with money

Few things are more dangerous than a teenager with a credit card.  The truth is many teens simply don’t know how to budget their finances and spend money wisely.  They have never been taught the value of a dollar.  While teens learn some financing information in school, you can’t assume that they have been taught all of the essentials.  Incorporating …

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Most Common Crimes in Texas


According to data that is reported by law enforcement officials in Texas to the Federal Bureau of Investigations and the U.S. Department of Justice on the Uniform Crime Report (UCR) and also from the Texas Department of Safety, overall crime in the state has fallen 6.4 percent between 2010 and 2011. This figure is comprised of data reported by both …

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Nick Cannon and Honda – #BestYourself

It’s interesting to see Mr. Entertainment himself, Nick Cannon all grown up from the days of Drumline and Wild n Out to where he is now – primetime television host, father, and now spokesman with Honda. This spokesman gig – fits him well though… Recently Honda launched a new television and digital advertising campaign in support of the 2013 Civic. Targeting …

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Top Tech Christmas Gifts for 2013

Christmas keyboard

It’s NEVER too early to begin planning for Christmas! Especially when it comes to technology gift purchases – since they tend to be a bit pricey, you can’t start saving too soon. This year we here at INFOtainment News are going to do something a bit different. This year we’re going to  crowdsource this list – meaning we’re going to …

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Eliot Spitzer Comeback May Cost Marriage

Eliot Spitzer

In 1804 Aaron Burr, Vice President to Thomas Jefferson, ended his political career with a duel against Alexander Hamilton. By stepping beyond the lines of acceptable behavior, Burr killed any future he might have sought in US politics. In 2013, the likes of Eliot Spitzer and Anthony Weiner publicly shamed themselves with displays of poor judgment and behavior that went …

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The Latest Science to Having Beautiful Hair

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For many cultures around the world and throughout human history, hairstyles very much depended upon the wealth, age, and social status of the individual. Whether worn long or short, bald or full, up or down, with a preferred curl or straightness, hair was a message sent to others about both status and individual personality. Even hair color was seen as …

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Famous Insurance Fraud Cases


Insurance fraud occurs when somebody, or a group of people, deliberately abuses the nature of the system for their own gain; and in insurance fraud, it is always at the expense of others. While there have been a number of notorious cases in which people have cheated insurance companies out of millions of dollars, there have also been a number …

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Voting: The Most Important Way You Can Make Your Opinion Heard

I voted

On October 4th 2012, then Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta gave a speech to the Department of Defense about the importance of voting. Although Panetta made the speech to remind soldiers to turn in absentee ballots if they are stationed overseas, Panetta’s message was about how important voting is to the United States. The act of voting has been a …

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What’s the Perfect Student-Teacher Ratio?

student teacher

The Standards for the English Language Arts specifically describe what students must learn in language classes so they can be properly prepared for the future. The standards specifically address the obvious items, such as writing, reading, speaking, and listening. This enhanced definition of “literacy” comes at a time when employers are demanding well-trained employees with a specialized set of skills, …

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How To Cope with Moving Abroad


Whether it’s for work, to be closer to family or simply for a change of scene to create a new chapter in your life, lots of people make the decision at some point in their lives to move to another country and start a brand new life away from everything they know. This can obviously be very intimidating and scary, …

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Cosmetic Surgeries: Top of the Charts and on the Horizon

The pursuit of perfection might be regarded as the American Dream of the 21st century. Our preoccupation with it is reflected in the popularity of shows like Nip / Tuck, Dr. 90210, and Extreme Makeover. For all the supposed vanity behind these procedures, the field of plastic surgery inarguably improves lives with reconstructive and elective surgeries alike. Even if fueled …

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Tim Sykes Emulates Ben Affleck

What does penny trader Timothy Sykes have in common with Ben Affleck? He relates to the actor — or his roles, at least. Sykes changed up Affleck’s “Boiler Room” speech to help promote his training company. Most people remember Affleck’s speech as being a little edgy, peppered with profanity that draws blood, and offering the raw truth that money can …

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4 Ways Students Can Insure And Safeguard Their Dorm Rooms


College students nowadays have quite the repertoire of expensive toys and gadgets that many stash away in their dorm rooms. And with this stash, comes the possibility of theft. Unfortunately whenever you have anything of value, you’re going to have unwanted attention. However there are things you can do to safeguard and keep your valuables safe from harm or theft. …

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9 Ways To Use Your Cell Phone To Save On Car Costs


Owning a vehicle has its many benefits but if not its not managed properly, can turn into quite the expense. If not maintained, costly repairs can skyrocket. If not driven properly, accidents can take place and your insurance costs go up and so on. But even just basic routine costs can also add up if you don’t know where to …

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What Your Jewelry Says About You


Jewelry is often looked a symbol of elegance and beauty. When you purchase a necklace or bracelet, you are looking to find a piece that suits your personality. Many times, you will look to find a piece that goes with your personal fashion sense. Everyone has a different approach to how they purchase jewelry and its significance to them. This …

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Most Common Crimes Committed


Criminal activity occurs in all parts of the world. One country might experience record-setting nonviolent crimes like unarmed burglary, while another suffers from high rates of violent crimes like murder. The United States has seen an overall decline in criminal activity, and patterns have emerged over time. Below are the most common crimes committed in the nation and the punishments …

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21st-Century Home Security for the Masses


What is a person supposed to do when they reach the front door and the keys are MIA? In the past, you might have looked under a rock for backup or called someone. Today, the world is becoming more reliant on gadgets for everything. A small company has come up with a 21st-century solution to this dilemma — possibly making …

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Cities for New Graduates

The  Graduates

College is one of the best experiences someone can go through, but afterwards a graduate might not know which direction to go in life. There are so many choices for a graduate to make about his or her future, it can be hard to know what to do to find a job and start a career. To find a stable …

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Are You Aware of Your Driving Habits?


In most places, we rely on driving as our number one form of transportation. I don’t live in a city that has sufficient public transportation that I can rely upon, and walking just isn’t plausible for me. So therefore, without my car, I am almost one hundred percent immobile. I drive several times every day for extended periods of time, so …

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What To Do Before Applying For A Job


Losing your job or graduating into the big wide world with few career prospects can be daunting. So jobseekers would be forgiven for not taking to the job application process like a duck to water, especially if you’ve been out of the job game for a while. But rather than plunging in blindly and accumulating a mass of rejection letters, …

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The Ten Worst Cars For The Environment


Take a look at America’s roads today and you’ll see plenty of green vehicles on the roads. However, the conventional gasoline-powered car is still king on the tarmac. According to the U.S. Energy Information Administration’s Early Release Overview of the 2013 Annual Energy Outlook Report, alternative fuel vehicles, including gasoline/electric hybrids, Flex Fuel and E85 vehicles, consumed less than 5.7 …

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