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New App Creates Waves in Seismic Recording Technology

As technology rapidly permeates every layer of our daily lives, it seems that almost all aspects of our routines can be completed on a smartphone. In fact, ‘there’s an app for that’ has become a common saying in our society. Everything, from banking, to paying bills, to filing taxes, to ...

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How Can Teachers Use Technology To Help Students Be More Successful in a Classroom Environment

Technology is becoming more prevalent in students’ education now than decades ago. There are 91% of teachers who have computers in their classroom, almost a third of all college students take at least one online course, over 65% of education institutions count online learning as critical for long-term educational success, ...

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MGMT – 201 News Talk #2 Airbnb Faces Liability Concerns

Airbnb is a wonderful tool for helping people to generate a little extra money by renting out either their house or their apartment or a single room to those looking for housing, typically for short stents of time (i.e. a couple of days or a week). Those looking to rent ...

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UK: A Conservative Approach to Climate Change

  Phillip Hammond, Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs for the United Kingdom, spoke this past Tuesday to the American Enterprise Institute about a truly conservative approach to climate change. In his speech to the historically conservative think tank, Hammond said that it is a conservative value to protect ...

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General Electric and Export-Import Bank and Controversy

 In January 2014, President Obama visited General Electric’s factory, applauding the factory plant “as a sign that manufacturing in American could have a promising future.” On the contrary, the factory’s plant manager notified the workers that the Waukesha plant would be shut down and would be relocating “production of the ...

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China is about to tighten its grip on rare earth minerals

U.S.-based Molycorp (MCP), which mines rare earth minerals in California, plans to file as early as this month for bankruptcy protection, according to The Wall Street Journal. The company has already skipped a bond interest payment, pushing it perilously close to default. Bankruptcy would represent a stunning fall for Molycorp, ...

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Norwegian Airline Drops Flight Tickets to $69, but Will it Work?

  Travel is an $8 trillion dollar industry. With that being said, planes transport people from state to state, province to province, and country to country. Airlines charge hundreds to thousands of dollars for flights, but one air line company has made headlines with their double-digit flight tickets. $99? Nope. ...

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The Defeat of Global Poverty Is Capitalism’s Triumph

This article by Marian J Tupy discusses globalization and its effect on global poverty. The author highlights the rise in worldwide standard of living that comes along with globalization, as well as the drop in poverty that is associated with economic growth. Historical background is given to emphasize the role that ...

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