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The Most Profitable Industry In Each State

The Most Profitable Industry In Each State

Diversification is a broadly accepted investment strategy designed to hedge against risk. If you invest all your money in one company or one industry, you flirt with disaster during an economic downturn. With that in mind, HowMuch.net asks, does the US have a diverse...

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Nine Stats About Inflation

Nine Stats About Inflation

In a report on the history (and future) of inflation from Deutsche Bank's Jim Reid, the credit strategist notes that while it may not feel like it, but we live in inflationary times relative to long-term history. Before the start of the twentieth century prices...

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Amazon Patents Cage For Warehouse Workers

Amazon Patents Cage For Warehouse Workers

Amazon has received a patent that would combine man and machine in a symbiotic, product-fetching cage enclosure capable of flying around their expansive warehouses on tracks currently used by robotic trolleys. The Seattle Times reports that the patent, granted by the...

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Xanax Use Among Teens Skyrockets

Xanax Use Among Teens Skyrockets

Despite overall prescription drug addiction abuse dropping dramatically among adolescents over the past 15 years, addiction treatment centers across the country are seeing a surge in the number of young people hooked on Xanax, according to Pew.  addiction...

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Social Media And The Constitution

Social Media And The Constitution

An ancient Latin saying goes: “Quod licet Iovi, non licet bovi” (what is permissible for Jupiter, is not for an ox). It feels very much on topic when social media are concerned. And as the heat over their censorship is turned up, it may well be the decisive factor....

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The Medium Is The Message

The Medium Is The Message

From Understanding Media: The Extensions of Man by Marshall McLuhan ©1964   CHAPTER 1   The Medium is the Message In a culture like ours, long accustomed to splitting and dividing all things as a means of control, it is sometimes a bit of a shock to be...

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A Tribute To David Mirisch

A Tribute To David Mirisch

Hollywood has a rich history of creating and distributing entertaining, thought-provoking, heart-touching content: from classic films in the 1930’s -- to romantic comedies in the 80’s, to the superhero classics of today, Hollywood is the sole creator and cause of...

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