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Set Yourself Apart From the Rest

Posted by on Jun 30, 2012 | 0 comments

Set Yourself Apart From the Rest

Employers  get MILLIONS (I swear, I NEVER exaggerate) of resumes each year, so why should they look at yours? What makes YOU more employable than the next guy? Aside from printing your stellar resume on glittering lime green cardstock, author Jennifer Merritt–“The Wall Street Journal Guide to Building Your Career”–offers several career boosters to transform your run-of-the-mill...

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Facebook Changed Your Email

Posted by on Jun 25, 2012 | 0 comments

Facebook Changed Your Email

Go ahead. Check it. Check your email listing on your Facebook page. See? Without asking for permission, Facebook has changed users’ listed email address to one ending in “@facebook.com.” The changed was discovered Saturday, and has resulted in either users having their @facebook.com address being listed or simply having all of their other addresses be hidden. It happened to me...

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It Wasn’t the Pit Bull, It Was the Piranha

Posted by on Jun 23, 2012 | 0 comments

It Wasn’t the Pit Bull, It Was the Piranha

A little girl is recovering at a hospital after she apparently stuck her hand into the family fish tank and a piranha bit off the tip of her finger this week at their Maine Township home. The parents suddenly heard their daughter start crying and rushed over to find her finger bleeding. They became frantic when they found the child’s fingertip was severed and automatically believed the...

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Firefox Junior for your iPad

Posted by on Jun 21, 2012 | 0 comments

Firefox Junior for your iPad

Mozilla, at a recent presentation unveiled what it believes is the browser of the future, Firefox Junior, which it built for the iPad. Firefox Junior is a full screen browser with no toolbar, search bar or omnibox. Instead, the app navigates with two transparent buttons on either side of the screen, located near one’s thumbs that let you go back or open a new page. The right button, which...

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Pride Parade Route Lengthened

Posted by on Jun 19, 2012 | 0 comments

Pride Parade Route Lengthened

The Chicago Gay Pride Parade’s attendance continues to escalate year after year. For 2012, there will be less parade entries, but a longer route to accommodate all the revelers. Sunday’s celebration, which begins at noon, will include the Uptown neighborhood, and extend an additional five blocks in the name of safety and crowd control. Alderman Tom Tunney, 44th, said organizers knew...

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