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A lot of people have a little paranoia about getting the flu vaccine, whether because they’ve engrossed themselves in conspiracy theories, have a serious needle phobia, or just don’t like the idea of something foreign going into their system. Of course, some people are just apathetic. How important is immunization?
Amazon has been an ecommerce powerhouse in the West, while its two Asian counterparts – Alibaba in China and Rakuten in Japan – have been growing rapidly. Should Amazon fear their entry into the global ecommerce market? Like most U.S. companies who are leading the way in their own field, Amazon has been
Most people have heard of the success of Perez Hilton’s blog and that he makes somewhere between $200,000 to $400,000 each month blogging about the latest celebrity gossip. Success stories like Hilton’s might make the prospect of earning a fortune blogging seem real, but the truth is that it is hard work and
This week’s news includes Twitter’s integration of Periscope, The White House’s new Snapchat account and Uber’s updated API program. This week almost every major social network –  Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and Snapchat – had something new to share. Here, we rounded up their major updates to help you keep abreast of what’s going on in the digital
Unless you are socially inept, the wow-factor is what you’re looking for when you give your holiday gifts. That perfect present that makes the recipient pause and say, “Wow!” But with a cornucopia of choices—including a seemingly endless stream of online offers — you need to consider what your gift
Cardiac health has quickly become a primary concern in modern medicine and contemporary society. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have noted that approximately one in every four deaths is related to heart disease and that it is the leading cause of deaths in men and women. So
TheStreet was co-founded in 1996 by Jim Cramer and Martin Peretz. Today, it is the leading financial institution, utilizing an impressive range of digital services and catering to a large network of global users. TheStreet’s excellent service stems from its large selection of digitalized content and utilization of social media
Booking.com is an online booking website that is used largely for accommodation. It is a great tool for finding affordable deals on hotels and hostels with over 700,000 properties under contract. According to the company, the site deals with over 900,000 room reservations every single day. Booking.com is a subsidiary
If you want to succeed live in life, you must overcome your biggest fears. Some fears hold us back more than others. The nasty ones are like straight-jackets that restrain our abilities, making our dreams an impossibility. To be successful, you need to confront them head on. Here are seven
Think about why you brush your teeth. You don’t do it because your teeth are brown and dirty. You do it preventatively. It’s a habit that’s good for you because it impacts your long-term health and the look of your smile. Now think what would happen if you waited until
Retail is (not) dead. It is interesting how you can find articles proving either one or the other. There are sources saying that people don’t go to malls anymore and even if they do, they don’t buy much because now it is all available online and cheaper. Other say stores
By James Miller As a street photography enthusiast, I like the adrenaline when taking pictures in the public without making people curious. Taking pictures of strangers was often hard; however, I soon discovered that almost everyone likes to be photographed if you respect their privacy and feelings. Street photography is