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Qoffee launches to un-suck your team meetin...

Oct 29, 2014No Comments1141 Views

(Tech News) Qoffee is a new tool that is designed to keep you on task, make meetings more collaborative, and be less of a time suck. Genius!

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6 ways companies can help new parents trans...

Oct 27, 2014No Comments1895 Views

(Business News) New parents face many challenges, and going back to work is one of the heaviest - companies can help make the transition smoother; here's how.

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Marijuana sales could outpace candy sales b...

Oct 27, 201447 Comments1896 Views

(Business News) A new report indicates that whether legalized nationally or not, marijuana sales are booming and in five years, should outpace some surprisingly large industries.

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Today’s top ways to screw up a job in...

Oct 27, 2014No Comments2500 Views

(Business News) When headed into a job interview, you've memorized what employers want, but have you studied what they DON'T want?


Signet concept could be mail shipping’...

Oct 27, 2014No Comments1058 Views

(Tech News) Signet is a shipping concept that could improve shipping and make it more collaborative - businesses, look for impulse buys to spike.


Ad on the side of a truck causes 500 wrecks...

Oct 26, 2014No Comments2138 Views

(Business Marketing) When an ad features a giant rack, something bad is bound to happen, as one Russian ad agency recently learned.

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Lessons your brand can learn from Millennia...

Oct 23, 2014No Comments4607 Views

(Business News) Millennials drink more wine than any other generation, but the reasons may not be what you expect.


Easily turn your PowerPoint presentation in...

Oct 22, 20142 Comments3964 Views

(Marketing) With one simple copy and paste job, your presentation can turn into an animated gif for use on Twitter, blogs, or even email.


Restaurant banned from ever frying bacon ag...

Oct 20, 2014No Comments4088 Views

(Business News) Bacon, one of America's favorite foods, has been banned from an Australian restaurant for stinking too damn much. So sad.

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Mom faces jail time for an overgrown yard

Oct 20, 2014No Comments2503 Views

(Housing News) If you've been avoiding doing your yard work, this story may have you reconsidering.

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How UX design can help make sense of Big Da...

Oct 20, 20142 Comments8995 Views

(Tech News) UX design is not always understood for the full potential it offers, and the industry's approach to Big Data my untangle that ball of yarn.


Will Fitbit rashes lead to warning labels o...

Oct 20, 2014No Comments1434 Views

(Tech News) Fitbit catches a break and won't be recalled, but may inadvertently pave the way for warning labels on wearable technologies