Pocketbook

23 Apr 19
Ajmal Samuel

Behind a simple swipe of a credit card or the use of a mobile phone for payment in a shop, are intricate processes running 24 hours a day. In Hong Kong, the pace of consumer adoption and market innovation in relation to mobile payments is uncertain, says Ajmal Samuel, founder of payment services firm OCTO3, […]

23 Apr 19

A woman on a diet has many suitors. The weight loss world is full of companies and self-appointed experts competing for her attention, often spreading misinformation and making impossible promises. It’s so predictable. They just want to get into her… pocketbook. If you’re a woman struggling with weight loss, there’s a good chance you have […]

23 Apr 19
First In Architecture

[et_pb_section bb_built=”1″ next_background_color=”#000000″][et_pb_row][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Solar Energy Intro” _builder_version=”3.21.1″ z_index_tablet=”500″] Solar Energy   Using the energy of the sun is one of the most effective strategies of the renewable technologies, in part because buildings can benefit from both passive and active systems.    Passive solar design can provide between 20% and 40% of the energy needs […]

23 Apr 19
Filosofa's Word

Stepping away from the chaos that has everybody mesmerized, I find that there are other things happening that nobody seems to have noticed.  I am determined to write about something other than Trump, Mueller, Barr and others for at least one post.  It’s already causing my blood pressure to be through the ceiling and my […]

23 Apr 19
somoyerkuri

The Haunter of the Dark By H. P. Lovecraft I have seen the dark universe yawning Where the black planets roll without aim— Where they roll in their horror unheeded, Without knowledge or lustre or name. —Nemesis. Cautious investigators will hesitate to challenge the common belief that Robert Blake was killed by lightning, or by […]

23 Apr 19
Garnering Greatness

Happy April everyone! Can you smell what the Spring is cooking. I figure I would start off with a joke before I hit you with some very important information. April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month. Child Abuse Prevention month started in 1983 as a way to bring awareness to child abuse epidemic in the […]

23 Apr 19
Dennis Kasukawa - Yamato Kasukawa

Bitcoin is most likely one of the most popular kind of currency in the digital globe. The fundamental thought is that you might use it to pay for products with the lack of outside intermediary, similar to a federal government or financial institution. Think about Bitcoin like a major document shared by each of the […]

23 Apr 19
Snow to Sand: Poetry, Stories and Musings from Canada to the Caribbean

            Despite his long service in the colony, it could not be said of him that he was loved or even well-liked by most of the locals. Peau noire or peau blanche – those not from l’Hexagone, at least – were, if anything, colder and more reserved around him than when he first arrived all […]

23 Apr 19
Nate Ballew

Chapter 1 “Keep driving till we see sexy Jesus,” Mike said, navigating his phone back into his jean pocket. “But I’m starving over here,” Eddie pounded his hand against the steering wheel. “Can’t I drop in the deli and get some cold cuts while you watch for this joker from the car?” Eddie said while […]

22 Apr 19
AGENT OF CHANGE

If you are like me, you have probably spent a lot of time missing the mark, chasing your tail, or spinning your wheels? What do they say – stay in your lane? What if you don’t know where your lane is because you can’t find the highway? Having trouble merging or can’t get off at […]

22 Apr 19
Wild Horse Education

UPDATED: Statement in response to a proposal by cattlemen’s lobbying groups, the ASPCA, Humane Society of the U.S., Return to Freedom and American Mustang Foundation. (in partnership with livestock; Farm Bureau News HERE) “Ten Years to AML,” a proposal crafted by HSUS, ASPCA, American Mustang Foundation and Return to Freedom was delivered to the BLM […]

22 Apr 19
Financhill

What happened Shares of Urban Outfitters (NASDAQ: URBN) were falling today. Though there was no direct news out on the company, retail stocks dropped broadly as the S&P 500 Retail ETF finished down 2.1% while the overall market was flat with the S&P 500 up 0.1%. A combination of oil prices hitting a six-month high […]