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Money Orders: How to Track Some of the Most Popular Money Orders

By , September 30th, 2016

Have you ever needed to send or receive money from someone but didn’t know what the safest way to make the transaction would be? A money order may be the answer. Money orders are a safe way to both send and receive cash. They are similar to a personal check but are prepaid and therefore […]


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Managing A Financial Windfall

By , August 25th, 2016

Financial windfalls are double edged swords.  One the one hand, you have a large sum of money. On the other, you can be placed into a situation you are not prepared to handle. Sales of real estate or businesses usually involve the conversion of an liquid asset into large amounts of ready cash – presenting […]


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Google To Donate $2.35 Million To Fight Racial Injustice

By , November 5th, 2015

Google.org, the technology giant’s philanthropy program, just announced that it will be giving $2.35 million to organizations that are fighting racial injustice. Fighting injustice in their backyard Google will be making the large donation to three organizations in the San Francisco Bay area. The organizations include: the Ella Baker Center for Human Rights, the Silicon […]


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Should Netflix Limit Its Vacation Time?

By , November 4th, 2015

Netflix has recently made the news because of its open policies like its “unlimited” vacation. Reed Hastings, the company’s CEO, just got back from his six week vacation and says that he is an example for the company. However, many people are saying that the company should ditch its loose policies. Should it just be […]


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McDonald’s Introduces New Super Bowl-Sized Game

By , November 2nd, 2015

McDonald’s has been known for their burger, fries and milkshakes for decades. However, in the most recent years the company has also become known for its sweepstakes games and “free days.” The company’s most recent sweepstakes will be one for the books and it is completely free to win, no purchase necessary. Are you a […]


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Turkey Defied Daylight Saving Time

By , October 29th, 2015

People who live in Turkey are confused about daylight saving. Usually the country “falls back” like many others in the Eastern European time zone (EET) on the last Sunday of October. The country planned to change its clocks on Sunday, Oct. 25, but the Turkish government decided to postpone the changing of the clocks until […]


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How the Oldest Stars in the Universe Became 100 Million Years Younger

By , October 21st, 2015

Individuals are often used to thinking of our universe and its stars as infinitely old. However, 2015 research from the European Space Agency’s Planck satellite suggests that our stars are likely 100 million years younger than scientists had previously assumed. To give some context, scientists believe the Big Bang happened 400 million years before the […]


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Top 10 Largest Lawsuits about Sex

By , October 5th, 2015

Complaints about sexual harassment are made too often, but many women never file a lawsuit against their accused harasser. Anita Hill accused Justice Clarence Thomas of sexual harassment during his confirmation hearings in 1991, but never filed a lawsuit. Paula Jones filed a lawsuit against President Bill Clinton for sexual harassment. Her lawsuit was dismissed […]


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How to Pick Winning Lottery Numbers

By , September 20th, 2015

The odds of winning the Powerball grand prize are 1 in 175,223,510. You are more likely to be struck by lightning or attacked by a shark than win the lottery. Everyone who plays the lottery has a different reason for buying tickets. Some people play for fun. Others play because they think it is their […]


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One Captive Snake Gives Second Virgin Birth in Two Months

By , September 19th, 2015

  A remarkable snake living at a Missouri nature center has now given birth twice in the last two years. Why is this remarkable? Because this particular mama snake has not have contact with a male snake in at least the last 8 years. And, of course, this miracle of biblical proportions marks the very […]


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