An Apple a Day Keeps the Debt Away
America is in debt. Or at least we are technically still in debt. With Congress passing the Budget Control Act the debt ceiling was increased and the U.S. avoided default. As Republicans and Democrats worked out an agreement for the debt ceiling via Twitter (#compromise) I wanted to know how debt-centered our nation actually is. As a recent college grad, the cost of higher education has not come without an
Destination France: 2011 Recovery from 2010 Volcanic Eruptions and Pension Reform Strikes
I’m starting my last couple of weeks here in Nice, France and I’ve been thinking about the booming tourism industry for Americans here in Europe, particularly in the south of France. 2010 was undoubtedly a difficult year for the travel industry in Europe. The volcanic eruptions from Iceland’s Eyjafjallajökull last April put a damper on the travel plans of many when strong winds pushed ash clouds from the eruption toward Europe
Kantar Media Compete Releases Ranking of Top 250 Websites for June 2011
Traffic Heats Up for Online Casual Gaming, Banking and Social Networking Sites BOSTON, MA–(Marketwire – Aug 2, 2011) – Kantar Media Compete today released its ranking of the top 250 websites for June 2011. Among the notable changes in June were lifts in traffic to numerous online casual gaming sites, financial institutions, Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter, as well as the continued decline of Myspace. Read more…
Invite Only: Who’s Throwing the Better Party – Google+, Spotify, or Pottermore?
I remember when I thought I was special for being able to use Gilt, the “exclusive” online shopping site that originally only accepted users off of a waiting list. Now, everyone and their mother is on it and I no longer feel like I am the only one with access to 50% off boat shoes or 75% off a chandelier that I couldn’t even afford if it was 99.9% off.