Student Loans: How Do We Curb the “Debt Crisis”?

  Article by Daniel Perretta | 704 words Today, it is not just people who have attended college that know all about student loans. With the amount of media coverage allotted to the ongoing debates and reforms involving student loans, anyone who has access to news media could be as informed about student loans as [&hellip

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Hands-Free Navigation for the Stylish Traveler

  Article by Jane Stringham | 663 words To walk the streets of the world’s most thriving and crowded metropolises, whether as a veteran resident or a starry-eyed tourist, often requires some degree of dependence on a GPS application. “Directions to Shang Hai Café,” we say to our handy rectangular navigators. We proceed to walk [&hellip

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Why 2015 is Set to Be a Monster Year in Gaming

While 2014 was a huge year for games, 2015 is shaping up to be a massive year for gamers. The gaming industry has flourished and looks to be on a continuous rise, and gamers are the beneficiaries—Big Fish Games reported that, in 2014, the worldwide gaming industry outpaced the film industry by leaps and bounds, [&hellip

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Net Neutrality: The Anchor of E-Commerce and Innovation

  Article by Jane Stringham | 771 words Online shoppers know the feeling well. Let’s paint a web-browsing picture: your most coveted dress from such and such e-retailer shows up just to the right of your Dictionary.com inquiry about the difference between affect and effect. It must be destiny—a sign that the fates of your [&hellip

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The Best Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas, From the Traditional to Adventurous

Special to Nvate | 566 words February is looming, and lovers everywhere are starting to formulate their Valentine’s Day plans. Do you go with the standard dinner/chocolates/flowers combo? Or do you bust outside this rut and do something totally different (and maybe a little bit crazy)? These tips will help you strike a balance with [&hellip

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Big Science, Big Screen: Interstellar Brings Theory and Thrills to Hollywood

  Article by Alison K. Lanier | 839 words Love it or hate it, Christopher Nolan’s freshest blockbuster Interstellar made immediate, quantum box office waves. Hollywood has made plenty of blockbusters, but what sets this one apart is the stunning array of scientific ideas that the film has brought to light for its millions of [&hellip

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Seekr: The Job Interview Practice Program

  Article by Paloma Basilio | 671 words Nailing a job interview can be harder than the job itself. It is true the economy is getting better, so the workforce is slowly but surely expanding. With a recovering economy comes thousands of potential applicants competing for the same positions. Of course, education does help, but [&hellip

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Is The Pirate Bay Shipwrecked? Open Sources Say No

  Article by Alison K. Lanier | 786 words On December 9, a police raid on the enormously popular open-file sharing site The Pirate Bay resulted in a massive blackout on it and other torrent sites, as Torrent Freak reported. The raid by Swedish police in Stockholm seized computers, servers and other equipment, and the [&hellip

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The Pros and Cons of Social Media at School

  Article by Jane Stringham | 676 words Some popular social media applications, like Pinterest and Instagram, become useful for more than DIY necklace instructions and “shop my closet” sales when elementary school teachers introduce them to their classrooms. Particularly, teachers can harness the applications’ abilities to categorize different ideas under one “board” or “hashtag.” [&hellip

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Don’t Make New Year’s Resolutions – Try These 4 Changes Instead

Whether you’re pro or anti-New Year’s resolutions, this time of year is all about starting fresh. You can’t escape it. About 45 percent of Americans make New Year’s resolutions, according to the University of Scranton’s Journal of Clinical Psychology. Yet, only about 8 percent of us reported keeping them for any length of time. Not [&hellip

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