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Here’s What 30 Of the World’s Most Popular Brand Names Actually Mean

April 27, 2017 10:30 am  | Comments: 0 | Views: 47985
You’re wearing your favorite Nike sneakers and Lululemon pants when you head to the mall to do some shopping at the Gap. On your way there you grab a latte at Starbucks. After a few good hours of shopping, you head to Panera to meet a friend for lunch. Next stop, Häagen-Dazs. All these brands are staples in our lives. You see these big company names each and every day, but do you know what their names actually mean? In order to help you fill this gap of knowledge, here’s the story and etymology behind 30 popular brand names we hear and see all the time.

10 Weird Inventions & Ideas That Made Millions

January 27, 2017 10:45 am  | Comments: 0 | Views: 78080
Some inventions save people’s lives; others improve them. Some creations—such as light bulbs and automobiles—even spark revolutions that forever change human history. And then there are those inventions the arise from such odd-yet-simple ideas that make us ask, “Why didn’t I think of that?” As it turns out, the money landed by out-of-left-field innovations surprisingly stacks up just as high and profitable as that raked in by world-shaking inventions. Here are 10 unusual and perplexing products of human creativity that made a ton of money.

Donald Trump Wins 2016 Presidential Election, Shocks the World

November 9, 2016 8:22 am  | Comments: 3 | Views: 17017
It’s official: Donald Trump will be the 45th President of the United States of America. Against all odds, polls, and projections, the GOP candidate beat out Democratic opponent Hillary Clinton Tuesday night in a stunning upset, effectively ending one of the most contentious and unpredictable presidential elections in modern political history.

Mall of America Will be Closed This Thanksgiving Day

October 7, 2016 12:37 pm  | Comments: 0 | Views: 11733
Mall of America, the biggest shopping mall in the U.S., announced this week that they will close for Thanksgiving Day—a bold move that disrupts the increasingly early Black Friday shopping trend of recent years. Located in Bloomington, Minnesota, Mall of America has been open for business on the Thanksgiving holiday for the past four years, following the… View Article

Another NSA Government Contractor Arrested for Stealing Secret Intelligence

October 6, 2016 1:09 pm  | Comments: 1 | Views: 13963
In August the FBI secretly arrested a National Security Agency (NSA) contractor who allegedly stole top secret intelligent information — including highly sensitive computer code the agency has been using to breach the security networks of foreign governments. The arrest, which was reported Wednesday in the New York Times, revealed the accused contractor — Harold Thomas Martin… View Article

Yahoo Confirms Massive Leak Of 500 Million User Accounts

September 22, 2016 3:45 pm  | Comments: 3 | Views: 18648
On Thursday afternoon, Yahoo officially confirmed data “associated with at least 500 million user accounts” have been stolen in what may be one of the largest cybersecurity breaches in history. In the statement, the recently-sold internet giant said it believes a “state-sponsored actor” — an individual acting on behalf of a government —  was behind the… View Article