Monthly Archives: March 2012

How society stunts girls interest in science, tech, engineering and math (#STEM INFOGRAPHIC)

Girls are traditionally quicker to pick up concepts than boys early on, but somewhere along the line, they drop off in their interest in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math). Why is that and what can be done to encourage more girls and women to get into this industry?  An engineering degree school put together […]

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Congress approves Start Up crowdfunding bill; 22 Crowdfunding sites to apply to now

Today,  the Senate passed its version of the Jumpstart Our Business Startups (JOBS) act, which helps small start ups raise capital by supporting and authorizing crowdfunding, a process of raising money. Instead of seeking out angel investors or venture capitalists, crowdfunding enables individuals, collectives and startups to gather donations or microinvestments in their product, project […]

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Obama: “If I had a son, he’d look like Trayvon”

Many supporters of the parents of the 17-year old Sanford, Florida teen gunned down by a community watchman have been calling on the president to address the Trayvon Martin case. He did today while addressing an audience about the nomination of Korean-American and ex Dartmouth College president Jim Yong Kim to replace the resigning Bob […]

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Trayvon Martin Million Hoodie March & At Home Solidarity PHOTOS

Yesterday, March 21 was a million hoodie march in New York City to Union Square in Manhattan. It was held to support and show acts of solidarity with the parents of Trayvon Martin, a 17-year old Sanford, Florida teen who was gunned down by a loose canon neighborhood watch captain, George Zimmerman.  The wanna-be cop […]

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More employers asking job seekers for Facebook passwords & to friend HR

You used to think that if you set your privacy controls on high, come up with a different variation of your real name, or de-tag yourself from pics, you have thoroughly insulated yourself from a potential employer finding you on Facebook and scoping out your profile before deciding to hire you. Not so fast. The […]

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15 Grammar Goofs that Make you look silly (INFOGRAPHIC)

Copy Blogger has created an infographic that defines 15 common grammar mistakes many make. Everyday, while trolling various social media boards, many people make these mistakes and ordinarily it wouldn’t mean too much, but unfortunately, it has the effect of having readers of your messages second guess your education and discount or discredit what you are […]

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House Republicans look to revamp FCC

For decades now, digital technology, media, wireless and telephone companies, lawyers, engineers and accountants have been saying the nation’s communications laws are outdated. On March 8, Congress took the first step towards addressing those concerns. With a partisan vote of 31 to 16, most of the Republicans that sit on the House Energy and Commerce […]

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Jeneba Ghatt joins Week in Review Talk show cast

Starting March 17 1p EST, Jeneba Ghatt joins co-Politic365 and CNN contributors, Republican strategist and talk radio host Lenny McAllister and Professor Dr. Jason Johnson; and Politic365.com managing editor Charles Ellison for a Week in Review show on the LMB Network, broadcast Sundays at 1pm on affiliates. WBOL-1560, AM (Boliver, TN); WOJG-94.7 FM (Boliver, TN); WLBM- […]

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Will Diddy & Magic be able to do with their new TV channels what Oprah couldn’t with hers: Make them profitable? (PHOTOS)

In 2010, when Oprah signed off from her decades long hit ABC show, The Oprah Winfrey Show,  to start her own network, she learned a painful lesson: Keeping a thriving and upstart network afloat and profitable isn’t easy! And now hip hop pioneer, actor & business mogul Sean “Diddy” Combs and NBA veteran and successful […]

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Online Privacy: Is there really such a thing? (INFOGRAPHIC)

An online marketing degree website put together this interesting infographic about our online privacy which according to the information gathered tells the story about how we really don’t have much control over how our data and information is shared by companies online. Makes you want to think, doesn’t it? Created by: OnlineMarketingDegree.com

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