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Fascinating Photographs of Cuba as the Country Reopens to the World

Fascinating Photographs of Cuba as the Country Reopens to the World

On Sunday President Barack Obama arrived in Cuba for the first U.S. Presidential visit to Cuba in nearly 90 years. The visit is part of the opening of normalized relations between the USA and Cuba after democratic ties were reestablished in 2015. The U.S. Embassy is now open for business, […]

by March 18, 2016 5 comments Trending, World
Twitter Celebrates Ten Years: Highlights & Lowlights From Social Media Monolith’s 10th Birthday

Twitter Celebrates Ten Years: Highlights & Lowlights From Social Media Monolith’s 10th Birthday

Twitter turns 10 years old today. The social media network became supremely powerful during the decade, even as it struggled to turn a profit. A short 10 years later, Twitter is actually scrambling to remain relevant in a constantly-changing social media landscape. This list of social media moments demonstrates the […]

by March 17, 2016 3 comments Trending
What You Don’t Know About the Pagan and Christian Origins of Easter

What You Don’t Know About the Pagan and Christian Origins of Easter

The modern holiday we know as Easter is a mix of traditions from both Christianity and Paganism. People have been celebrating themes of death and resurrection during the March or Vernal equinox for several millennia, in keeping with the renewal aspects mirrored in nature. Let’s take a closer look at […]

by March 16, 2016 6 comments Trending
Highlights from Apple’s March 21 Event: Mini-iPhones and Super iPad Pro

Highlights from Apple’s March 21 Event: Mini-iPhones and Super iPad Pro

On March 21, 2016, Apple CEO Tim Cook headlined Apple’s semi-annual product event, introducing a new mini-iPhone and a super fast 9.7 inch iPad. Cook led off by promising that Apple would remain in the fight against government erosion of their users’ privacy. Apple is embroiled in a battle with […]

by March 15, 2016 6 comments Trending
First Automated Restaurant Opens in San Francisco: Will Robots Lead to Mass Unemployment?

First Automated Restaurant Opens in San Francisco: Will Robots Lead to Mass Unemployment?

The first fully automated restaurant has now opened in San Francisco. Eatsa uses robots to create and deliver meals. After guests order and pay using an iPad, their meals appear in tiny glass cubicles only 60 seconds after guests are ordered. After guests have eaten their meals, they leave without […]

by March 14, 2016 6 comments Food, Trending
The 7 Most Overlooked Tax Deductions of 2015

The 7 Most Overlooked Tax Deductions of 2015

Some experts believe that one in five filers who prepare their own taxes overlook significant tax deductions. Thankfully, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has released its annual list of most overlooked tax deductions to give you a leg up on your 2015 filing. 1. Hobbies. If you have a hobby […]

by March 11, 2016 7 comments Trending
Scientists May Have Discovered New Species of Ghost-Like Octopus

Scientists May Have Discovered New Species of Ghost-Like Octopus

Scientists are already calling a newly discovered species of octopus Casper, after the popular cartoon character “Casper the Friendly Ghost.” That’s because the heretofore unknown octopus, which was found on the Pacific Ocean floor in the vicinity of the Hawaiian Islands has a ghost-like appearance and seems almost devoid of […]

by March 11, 2016 5 comments Science, Trending
How Tennis Star Andre Agassi is Revolutionizing Early Childhood Education

How Tennis Star Andre Agassi is Revolutionizing Early Childhood Education

Former tennis pro Andre Agassi is best known for being a brash, hard hitting champion on the tennis court. In addition to his wins at places like Wimbledon and the U.S. Open, many remember Agassi most for a slogan he once uttered in a commercial for Cannon – “image is […]

by March 4, 2016 4 comments Science, Trending
Ivy League Becomes First Conference to Ban Full-Contact Football Practice

Ivy League Becomes First Conference to Ban Full-Contact Football Practice

The Ivy League has become the first collegiate sporting association to remove tackling from regular-season season football practices, according to a report in the New York Times. The coaches voted unanimously to make the drastic change in order to limit players’ chances of suffering traumatic head and brain injures. Although […]

by March 1, 2016 8 comments Trending
3 Productivity Hacks to Energize Your Working Life

3 Productivity Hacks to Energize Your Working Life

Some days it’s tough to get out of bed, especially when you are overwhelmed by how much work you have to do. Fortunately, productivity experts and technology gurus have combined forces to offer new techniques for getting things done. Here are three great apps that could change your life without […]

by January 1, 2016 1 comment Trending