8 Indispensable Tools Every Content Writer Needs

8 Indispensable Tools Every Content Writer Needs

“The expectations of life depend upon diligence; the mechanic that would perfect his work must first sharpen his tools.” – Confucius As content writers, it’s our mission to concept, research, structure, write, edit, proofread, and publish gems of content marketing brilliance, day after day, week after week. We need to do it efficiently and we need […]
Samsung Galaxy S6 Will Offer Touch-Based Fingerprint Access

Samsung Galaxy S6 Will Offer Touch-Based Fingerprint Access

Samsung is bringing back fingerprint identification on its flagship smartphone, the Galaxy S6. The smartphone hasn’t been released yet but early indications are that Samsung is going to try again with fingerprint scanning. SamMobile.com is reporting that the new Galaxy S6 will use a fingerprint touch ID system. This is similar to what Apple introduced […]
The Only 3 Things You Need to Know About Money and Happiness

The Only 3 Things You Need to Know About Money and Happiness

The final word on whether money truly makes people happier still eludes us. But here’s what we know so far. Maybe you’ve watched Citizen Kane recently—or just heard the truism that “money doesn’t buy happiness.” Either way, you may not be surprised by a new study showing that more income doesn’t seem to make people […]
Kentucky counties make unprecedented push for right-to-work laws

Kentucky counties make unprecedented push for right-to-work laws

Local governments in Kentucky are taking matters into their own hands in a bid to battle union influence and, they say, make their communities more business-friendly. Kentucky is one of the last states in the South that does not have a so-called right-to-work law, which bar unions from forcing workers to pay dues. But surrounding […]
‘American Sniper’ Chris Kyle couldn’t match record of ‘Girl Sniper,’ who received hero’s welcome in Portland

‘American Sniper’ Chris Kyle couldn’t match record of ‘Girl Sniper,’ who received hero’s welcome in Portland

“We were taught snipers were cowards. Will shoot u in the back.” So said filmmaker Michael Moore this week, in a tweet heard ’round the country. Not many Americans received the same lesson as Moore. Military snipers have been hailed as heroes for years, long before Navy SEAL Chris Kyle became famous. The late Kyle, […]
Google Domains Now Available for Businesses

Google Domains Now Available for Businesses

Starting a website? Google’s new domain registry service can help. Previously launched last summer as an invite-only service, Google Domains is now available to all Web users in the United States. The service lets users purchase domains, create email addresses and build a website using the Google platform. Here’s what Google Domains has to offer […]
Where Shiny Meets Gritty

Where Shiny Meets Gritty

For renters looking for new construction in Dumbo, a Brooklyn neighborhood with scant space to build, 60 Water Street has begun leasing 232 market-rate apartments, many with stunning East River views. But for many residents, historians and preservationists, the glassy complex with a 17-story tower is an eyesore that obstructs historic views seen from the […]
Will 2015 Be Any Better? Ten Numbers to Watch

Will 2015 Be Any Better? Ten Numbers to Watch

Enough with the debate over whether 2014 was a bad year (Islamic State, Ebola, Crimea) or a good year (homicide rates are falling). Time to take a look at the shiny new coin in the palms of our hands: 2015. How will it measure up? Here are 10 numbers to watch: U.S. unemployment rate in […]
Best of 2014: The six best metal albums of the year

Best of 2014: The six best metal albums of the year

How good was the metal slate in 2014? In making up this annual list of the six best albums of the year (because six is, of course, the most evil and thus most metal number), I realized that Mastodon, one of my favorite bands, put out an excellent album called Once More Round the Sun […]
Ex-Goldman director Rajat Gupta starts prison term on June 17

Ex-Goldman director Rajat Gupta starts prison term on June 17

(Reuters) – Former Goldman Sachs Group Inc director Rajat Gupta is expected to begin his two-year prison term on June 17 for insider trading. U.S. District Judge Jed Rakoff in Manhattan directed Gupta to surrender by 2:00 p.m. EDT (1800 GMT) on that date to start serving his sentence, according to an order issued on […]