New York’s Communal Living Setups

New York’s Communal Living Setups

For professionals in New York, they are turning to shared living setups. Living in dormitory-like buildings, living rooms, kitchens and bathrooms are shared. Even toilet papers and cleaning services are also included in the monthly rents. A renter, James Jackson, mentions how he no longer thinks of planning for the little things. He lives in Common’s shared building in South Williamsburg. Common’s property here is its third and its largest. They also have 2 other buildings in Crown Heights. They have space for a hundred residents over their 3 properties…

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Empowering Refugees Through Knitting

Empowering Refugees Through Knitting

A Faroese knitwear company created women empowering projects in Peru and Jordan. Their purpose is to provide a culturally non-intimidating and reasonable salary for women with scarce money making choices. The company’s development work already took a step forward as they started employing female Syrian refugees in the outpost in Jordan and giving these refugees a chance to regain their freedom. There are presently more than 600,000 Syrian refugees affected by the continuing conflict within and outside Syria and most of which are female-headed families. These women in particular already…

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Traveling Via Expressway: An Alternative From The Train Journey

Traveling Via Expressway: An Alternative From The Train Journey

In September of 2014, a 245 km expressway which is the longest in its kind in Vietnam opened to traffic. The expressway runs from Noi Bai in Hanoi to the provinces of Vinh Phuc, Phu Tho and Yen Bai prior to reaching Lao Cai. The Hanoi-Yen Bai section has four lanes for vehicles with a speed limit of 100kph. On the other hand, the Yen Bai-Lao Cai section has two lanes and a speed limit of 80 kph. The expressway features 120 bridges, a 530 meter long tunnel, 13 toll…

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Flood Maps Of Chatham County Now With New Updates

Flood Maps Of Chatham County Now With New Updates

One of the residents of Chatham County, Gloria McArthur, is keeping her hopes high in the event that the new flood maps of the county will show a lower possibility of flooding. This means good news for her because she will have to reduce the amount she is paying in her yearly flood insurance set at premium in order to cover her Pooler home. What she is hoping for will not be possible but there is good news for other residents. McArthur visited the consultant Courtney Reich who is working…

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Montreal’s Real Estate Industry No Positive Effect From Foreign Investors

Montreal’s Real Estate Industry No Positive Effect From Foreign Investors

After the introduction of the foreign investors in Canada, the country is still struggling from the effect it has on the two largest real estate markets that are currently in the country. According to the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp, buyers from the international market has very little effect on the current prices of the houses that are located in the second biggest city in the country, Montreal. Based on the report that was published Wednesday, the owners of around one per cent of the condominium units that are located…

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An Alternative To University

An Alternative To University

  Many students that are leaving school because they cannot go to a university have no idea that there are other options out there for them. Majority of the parents wanted their children, as soon as they graduate from their high school, to proceed straight to their tertiary education and enter a university or an equivalent form of institution. There is another alternative that one can take after finishing high school and one that is not widely considered by many before. This option is called TEFL or Teaching English as…

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Rumored Hard Fork Planned By Chinese Mining Bitcoins

Rumored Hard Fork Planned By Chinese Mining Bitcoins

If you are one of those people who believed that the debate regarding the block size of the bitcoin is over then you might be wrong. According to rumors, the Chinese mining pools are planning to perform a hard fork and use 2MB blocks in the process. If this happens, they will be doing the opposite of the purpose of the Bitcoin Core and will end up using Bitcoin Classic. The debate regarding the block size of the bitcoin was known because it was considered a big issue for almost…

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Experts Debate Over The Worth Of Bitcoin Mining

Experts Debate Over The Worth Of Bitcoin Mining

According to the blockchain research that was conducted by the University College of London, the current proof of work from the cost of mining is important for the entire bitcoin network since it is decentralized and trustless to begin with. Based on the latest note from the professor of UCL specializing in complexity science and also the director of the Centre for Blockchain Technologies, the cost that is incurred by the miners in processing a single block will amount to $10,000 which is less then compared to the incentives they…

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Tips On How To Gain Profit From Your Brand

Tips On How To Gain Profit From Your Brand

The online market is more competitive now more than ever. There are thousands upon thousands of business competition and one must know how to stay ahead of the game in order to stay on top of their competitors. In order to do this, a brand must have a unique and effective method of promoting the business in order to achieve a high level of website traffic as well as consumer interactions. One of the best ways to do this is to monetize the company brand. The only way your customers…

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Effective Job Searching Tips For Fresh Graduates

Effective Job Searching Tips For Fresh Graduates

Nothing beats the feeling of finally graduating, breaking free from all the sleeping late at night just to study for school and waking up early in the morning for the same reason. Fresh graduates are often very optimistic towards their futures and careers however, once they realize how tough job hunting can be, their perspectives often change. Job hunting is definitely tough especially with an economy performing poorly. But for fresh graduates who haven’t had any job experiences yet, finding a job is even more difficult as most employers are…

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NCW To Lose Two Health Insurance Companies

NCW To Lose Two Health Insurance Companies

Despite the disappointment expressed by the Insurance Commissioner of the state, the governing body is not surprise that there is far lesser options when it comes to health care providers in central Washington. Furthermore, there are two health insurance companies that will not be covering 12 counties any longer such as Douglas, Kittitas located in the north of the central region as well as Chelan. A representative from the office of the Insurance Commissioner, Steve Valandra, revealed that areas that are fewer in population will more likely find it hard…

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Teaching English As A Foreign Language In India

Teaching English As A Foreign Language In India

In India, English remains to be a foreign language to its city government schools. Based on the results released by city government schools, about 1,887 students will be reappearing for the Class 12 examinations. Students who are required to reappear for the examinations will be given remedial classes. According to the most recent survey on state level learning achievement that was conducted by a city-based college on government schools, Class 3 and Class 5 students were found out to have below average performance in both languages and mathematics. A large…

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Find The Perfect Gift With These Helpful Tips

Find The Perfect Gift With These Helpful Tips

Finding the perfect gift could be easy enough when you know the recipient all too well. Sometimes one is able to find gifts for a particular person without any trouble but most of the time, finding the right gift is difficult. While gift giving may be one of the most rewarding and fulfilling things to do, the very act of searching for a gift is quite stressful and could definitely frustrate a person. Naturally, one would want to please the receiver of the present and to do that, you must…

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Low Fuel Prices Are Helping Global Car Manufacturers

Low Fuel Prices Are Helping Global Car Manufacturers

Major car manufacturers never had it this good with the high demand for cars. Massive profits have been reported for the first quarter of 2016 from the likes of Ford, Honda, Ferrari and Renault. Ferrari, the Italian car maker is selling cars like hotcakes particularly with the introduction of Ferrari 488 GTB and Spider. Experts suggest that cheap gasoline prices are pushing the demand upwards. The United States is one of the key markets for global car manufacturers making it the best place to closely determine the sudden rise in…

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Tree Safety During Storms And Construction Projects

Tree Safety During Storms And Construction Projects

If there is one thing that can have a great impact on trees, it would probably be the weather. When the weather is good and nurturing, there is a higher chance for trees to grow healthily strong. Unfortunately, the weather is always at a constant change and there are times when the weather turns out for the worst. Storms are not only devastating to the trees, but to homes and the surrounding landscapes as well. When strong tearing winds and the outpouring rain work together, the soil would become softer…

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Christmas Party Themes You Haven’t Tried Yet

Christmas Party Themes You Haven’t Tried Yet

Christmas parties are a great way to spend the holiday seasons and have fun. You’ll not only be having a blast, you’ll also be building great relationships and memories with your friends and loved ones. What better way is there than spending Christmas with your friends and family with the music blasting and drinks pouring? But if you are not a fan of traditional partying, there are other ways to throw a Christmas party. No, this isn’t about Ugly Christmas Sweater parties or the weird furry parties you see on…

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Luxury Tax For Samosas Met With Heated Reactions

Luxury Tax For Samosas Met With Heated Reactions

New Delhi is considered to be one of the poorest states in the country of India. Recently, the state has announced its decision to add a luxury tax when purchasing samosas. Samosas are quite popular because it is one of the most well loved snacks by the locals in India. Because of this announcement, there are heated reactions from the residents and the locals of the state. The proposed luxury tax was announced by the Bihar government and was only made early this week. The new levy which will be…

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