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Union Square Media Has an Army of Army Wives

March 26, 2018 9:26 am  | Comments: 0 | Views: 5258
It’s no secret that military spouses bear a heavier emotional burden than many. From worry over their spouses’ safety to frequent travel, military wives must deal with numerous and difficult challenges. One of the challenges that isn’t discussed as often is how being married to a serviceman or servicewoman impacts the civilian spouse’s career. Moving… View Article
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Nick Matzorkis: Rewriting the Rules of Entrepreneurship

March 19, 2018 1:26 pm  | Comments: 0 | Views: 6723
Internet trailblazer Nick Matzorkis founded the People Search industry in the 1990s and hasn’t slowed down since. It takes knowledge, intuition, and drive to build a business. As an entrepreneur and the founder of eighteen businesses, Nick Matzorkis has those qualities in spades. Matzorkis knew he wanted to be an entrepreneur from a young age, finding… View Article
Michael Komaransky's Miami mansion, which sold in a bitcoin-to-bitcoin deal in 2017.

Miami Mansion Becomes Biggest Bitcoin Real Estate Deal Ever

March 2, 2018 11:20 am  | Comments: 0 | Views: 11659
High profile sales may indicate rising interest in investing cryptocurrency in real estate. Cryptocurrency is in its infancy, but it has already proved its staying power. Within ten years, bitcoin has evolved from obscurity into a household name and gained traction as an acceptable form of currency in several industries. Lately, trends indicate a rise… View Article

The World’s Oldest Photos Reveal a Rare Side of History

September 13, 2017 11:33 am  | Comments: 1 | Views: 54552
It’s often said that a photo is worth a thousand words, touching people at a deeper level than even the best and most eloquent writing. Even the world’s oldest photographs, those that may seem so very distant from today’s high-tech society, may tug at your heart strings or give you a sense of belonging. Here, Live Science looks back at 20 historical photos, shot between the 1820s and 1860s, that may make you look at history, and the world, just a little bit differently.

Some of the Most Common Dreams & Their Meanings

July 10, 2017 11:23 am  | Comments: 0 | Views: 23579
For 90 minutes to two hours or more each night, every single human on Earth dreams. Sometimes the dreams are straightforward in their meaning to the dreamer: a long-lost friend reappears, a tropical beach beckons or the lottery jackpot is within reach. But at other times, dreams don’t always tell a simple story, and the field of dream research becomes even more fascinating when people from different cultures and backgrounds report having similar dreams. Here are some of the most common reported dreams and their meanings.

15 of the Biggest Product Failures Featured in Sweden’s New ‘Museum of Failure’

April 14, 2017 2:03 pm  | Comments: 0 | Views: 44079
Don’t let the name fool you — Sweden’s new “Museum of Failure” is an act of celebration that commemorates the disasters that drive the success of later innovations. On June 7, the Museum of Failure will open, debuting 51 failed products in an exhibition in the Swedish city of Helsingborg, all in the name of honoring the creative process. From coffee-flavored Coca Cola to a pen designed for women, here’s a taste of some of the products that are getting a second life on display.

The Best Foods for Your Heart

March 6, 2017 1:48 pm  | Comments: 0 | Views: 112970
In a fast-paced world where convenience trumps healthy home cooking, the battle is on to protect your heart. The food choices you make can drastically affect your heart health, energy and appetite control. Keep your heart in tip-top shape with choices that are tasty, healthy and convenient for the entire family. From berries and nuts, to fish and leafy greens, here are 14 foods that are best for your heart.

33 Stunning Images Shortlisted for Sony World Photography Awards 2017

March 2, 2017 11:01 am  | Comments: 0 | Views: 49025
The world’s biggest photography competition, the Sony World Photography Awards, is celebrating its 10th anniversary this year, and recently revealed the shortlisted photographers that were drawn from the record-breaking number of 227,000 entries submitted from 183 countries around the world. Overall winners will be revealed April 20, where after they will be shown at an exhibition in London from April 21 to May 7. Suffice to say, those that have made Sony’s coveted shortlist are breathtaking and thought-provoking. The following stunning shortlisted entries are taken from the Professional and Open competitions — both of which entail 10 categories.

The 30 Best Places to Live in America

February 8, 2017 11:38 am  | Comments: 12 | Views: 679142
When deciding where to put down roots, many factors rest in the eye of the beholder, such as climate, politics, or proximity to extended family. Other aspects are coveted by nearly everybody: affordable housing, access to well-paying jobs, a low cost of living, good schools, and quality healthcare. In its 2017 ranking of the best places to live in America, U.S. News & World Report gathered data on these crucial components for the 100 most populous US cities. Keep reading to discover the 30 best places to live in America.

25 Strange & Unusual New Year’s Traditions From Around the Globe

December 30, 2016 2:24 pm  | Comments: 0 | Views: 86158
Fireworks, champagne, and well-meaning resolutions are traditional ways to celebrate New Year’s Eve in the United States and elsewhere. But when it comes to welcoming the new year, many other countries have their own peculiar (and — let’s face it — a little weird) way of doing things. Some people throw bread, others burn scarecrows, and still others fist fight for good luck. Here are 25 of the most unusual New Year’s traditions from across the world.