Women are still banned from combat positions in the U.S. military, but that doesn’t mean they haven’t been involved in every major conflict in recent history. Here’s a look and how and where women serve.
Thanks to continued funding rounds, late stage startups that are holding steady are seeing their valuations reach colossal heights. And social gaming developer Zynga is no different. Founded in 2007, the company responsible for viral sensations such as FarmVille and Mafia Wars, is already profitable and its active users are growing by the day.
Summer is prime time for home renovation projects but these days, with budgets stretched thin and home values in the tank, most home owners are more cautious than ever with their spending. Rightfully so, in most cases: home additions and renovations are hardly an “investment” that will add more value to your house than you spend on the project itself.
America is in a debt crisis, and we are catching up to our own GDP. The contentious question of how to pay off this debt is examined below. Would it be feasible to tax the American people enough to erase our debt? Let’s take a look.
Lady Liberty Strikes Back! The Big Apple’s Silicon Alley is taking a bite out of the Silicon Valley, and emerging as another epicenter for some of the world’s hottest startups. The city’s social and artistic lifestyle has spawned beautiful websites like Vimeo, and interaction apps like Foursquare. Will the Big Apple grow into the next Valley? Here’s a look at where Silicon Alley has been and where it’s headed next.
Without a doubt, a positive online brand experience creates loyal customers. As several studies have discovered, the majority of consumers who engage with a brand in the digital space – whether by participating in a contest or by ‘liking’ a brand on Facebook – tend to not only purchase the products, but also make recommendations to their friends and family.
Alas, the next cycle of the Tour De France is sneaking up on us. The marathon of biking competitions is gearing up to get the spokes moving. Our associates at Column Five Media give us a look at a summertime tradition that captivates the entire world: Here is a look at the famous race by the numbers.
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