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Just The Two of Us (And A Smartphone)

The balmy air sways the towering palm trees as the orange sun sets over the calm Gulf. A refreshing margarita on the rocks with salted rim in hand, you gaze lovingly and expectantly to your partner to share this glorious moment together. But alas, no eye contact with your lover because they have their eyes…

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She Abandons Disabled Daughter In Tennessee

Eva Cameron knows people don’t understand. But the Algonquin mother of three says she could no longer cope with her 19-year-old daughter’s disabilities, escalating behavioral problems or medical bills. So after a conflict with a social worker, Cameron packed her eldest into her car last month and drove to rural Caryville, Tenn. There, she watched…

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Where Will YOU Be In Five Years?

Have you ever been asked that vague question on a job interview, “Where do you see yourself in five years?” You know most of the reasons why the question is so bad: It begs a lame joke (“When, Ms. Manager, do you think you will be moving on?”), or brown-nosing (“I hope to be well…

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From Motivated to Incinerated

Mind over matter. Mind over matter. Mind over matter. This mantra didn’t work for 21 people at a Tony Robbins motivational event.¬†Walking across hot coals on lanes measuring 10 feet long and heated to between 1,200 to 2,000 degrees provides attendees an opportunity to “understand that there is absolutely nothing you can’t overcome,” according to…

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iPhone 5 Slims Down

Bigger and thinner. That’s what the latest reports are saying about the screen on the new Apple iPhone 5. The Cupertino, Calif., tech giant is already mass-producing the new screens, which will integrate touch capabilities into the LCD and thereby removing the need for a second layer used to make it a touch screen, according…

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Timeless Advice for Surviving Power Outages

This is the Midwest. Storms happen. Every home should be stocked with an emergency kit, according to FEMA. Three gallons of water per person per day, shelf stable food, batteries, flashlights, etc. But once the power is out and won’t be back for hours, or even worse, DAYS, what is a gamer to do? As…

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Speling Counts

They are watching you. Always watching. Every little thing you do. Every “i” you do not dot. Every “t” you do not cross. All the escapades, drinking, partying, gambling, and debauchery you post on social media sites like Facebook and Twitter. And they DO pay attention to your grammar. Who, you ask? The grammar police?…

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Lucky Boys Confusion Return To Stage, Honor Late Guitarist

After more than a decade of playing for the fans, Kaustubh “Stubhy” Pandav said taking the stage with Lucky Boys Confusion has new meaning since the death of guitarist Joe Sell. Pandav and Sell, a self-taught guitarist, had been making music together since they formed punk, rock and ska band Lucky Boys Confusion with other…

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That’ll Do For Now

It’s been a while since the last paycheck, and the finances are not looking good. Right now, you’re more concerned about making ends meet than finding the perfect job, but does taking that good-for-now job hurt your career in the long run? “If you take a temporary job after a year [of being unemployed], you…

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Computer Eyeglasses a Reality

Right out of Star Trek The Next Generation–The Game. Imagine this. Going away for a spell and coming back to find everyone addicted to video games.¬†With the contraption’s popularity, the compulsion to play comes before relationships, causes fighting, and PEOPLE IGNORE EACH OTHER. Wow. How far fetched is THAT? This episode came out 20 years…

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