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A Bank of the Beggars, by the Beggars, for the Beggars

A Bank of the Beggars, by the Beggars, for the Beggars

Abraham Lincoln in one of his most famous quotes about democracy said that ‘Democracy is the government of the people, by the people, for the people’. Taking a hint from this revered quote, a very curious case of a banking organization has been reported. A bank in the Indian state of Bihar has been opened by […]

Books and Reading Get Highlighted in the Month of April

Books and Reading Get Highlighted in the Month of April

The month of April is an especially good month for books and authors. There are a number of events for readers, and days, weeks and even the entire month are devoted to different aspects of the reading world. In fact, the month of April is all about highlighting reading and books. April is known as […]

Dancing With the Stars: Latin Night [Recap]

Dancing With the Stars: Latin Night [Recap]

On Dancing With the Stars tonight, it was Latin Night, and the celebs and their dance partners had to perform a dance to an unlearned Latin-themed song. By the end of the evening, yet another celeb was eliminated. There was a lot of terrific dancing, as usual, and a couple of dances that were not…quite […]

Tim Cook, the Technology Industry and Discrimination Laws

Tim Cook, the Technology Industry and Discrimination Laws

Tim Cook, CEO of technology giant, Apple, Inc. is concerned about Indiana’s new law that could allow for the discrimination of the LGBT community. Indiana calls this “religious freedom.” The law says actions taken by the state or local government cannot significantly compound one’s freedom of religion. This law is called the Religious Freedom Restoration […]

Mad Men Heads Off Air and Into American History Museum

Mad Men Heads Off Air and Into American History Museum

Don Draper, his family and his colleagues will be featured in the final episodes of Mad Men, which air starting next weekend. But the television show and its depiction of the 1960s in attitudes, attire and social change will live on. As the acclaimed show heads off the air, more than 50 artifacts from Mad Men, including iconic […]

Boycott on Indiana Extends to More Cities and States

Boycott on Indiana Extends to More Cities and States

The boycott on Indiana extended even further on Monday, as more cities and even states have chosen to ban taxpayer funded travel to the state. In the state of Washington, Governor Jay Inslee has issued an administration wide ban on travel paid for by the state to Indiana. Nearby in Portland, Oregon, Mayor Charlie Hales, […]

Jimmy Fallon Chatted With His Guests Helen Mirren and Oscar Isaacs

Jimmy Fallon Chatted With His Guests Helen Mirren and Oscar Isaacs

The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon had a fantastic show this Monday, March 30, as Fallon interviewed and chatted with his two guests, Helen Mirren, who stars in Woman in Gold, and actor Oscar Isaac, who is starring in Ex Machina. The musical guest on the Tonight Show was Wale. The Tonight Show began with […]

Connecticut Governor Bans State Funded Travel to Indiana

Connecticut Governor Bans State Funded Travel to Indiana

Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy, is the latest politician to step into the fray of the Religious Freedoms Restoration Act (RFRA) controversy, and has now banned state funded travel to Indiana. In a move that follows in the footsteps of the mayors of both San Francisco and Seattle, Malloy has announced that he is signing an […]

Facebook Launches New Messenger App

Facebook Launches New Messenger App

This past Wednesday Mark Zuckerberg, at the F8 developers conference, said that Facebook has become a family of apps. Some might describe Facebook as a conglomerate. It reaches out and branches off into other apps and acts like they’re a single entity. Facebook is going through a profound change. Right now, the company is allocating […]

Eurovision 2015: Semi-Final #1 – Participants & Song Choices (Part 1)

Eurovision 2015: Semi-Final #1 – Participants & Song Choices (Part 1)

The first semi-final for this year’s Eurovision Song Contest will be held on May 19 in Vienna, Austria. The list of countries that can vote in this SF are Australia, Austria, France and Spain (the guest country, the host country, and two out of the five countries with straight-to-final-status.) The list of participants that will […]

‘The Voice': ‘Knockout Rounds’ Night Three [Recap & Video]

‘The Voice': ‘Knockout Rounds’ Night Three [Recap & Video]

On The Voice tonight, it was the third night of the Knockout Rounds. Only Christina Aguilera was left with a steal. The four coaches had some tough decisions to make, as they whittled down their teams tonight, keeping only who they considered to be the best of the remaining musical performers. The host of The […]

GameStop Suffers From Low Earnings

GameStop Suffers From Low Earnings

GameStop has endured a wild roller coaster ride with their earnings reports in the recent months. In November, they had a miraculous turn around and managed to recover some of their shares. However, their lowered earnings have caused their recovery to halt, and possibly reverse on itself. The stock has been at lower maximums before, […]

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