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21 Most Recession & Depression-Proof Jobs

21 Most Recession & Depression-Proof Jobs

The time has come (the Walrus said) to stop being pacified by safe, soft-pedaled words like ‘recession,’ ‘slump’ or ‘dip in the market.‘ Let’s face the facts, folks: Times are hard; money’s tight. The price of everything from gas to grapes skyrockets,...

10 Signs the World Has Gone Mad

10 Signs the World Has Gone Mad

Societies across the globe are facing the dire consequence that life as we know it is clambering to chaos. Worldwide infrastructures are crumbling, popular culture has become the baseline for values, and dysfunctional governments are now controlling the world. Here are 10 Signs The World Has Gone...

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What Is Economics?

The study of the production, distribution and consumption of both goods and services is called economics. What economists do is to try to understand the economy and how it responds to the many factors that would influence it. The concept of modern economics started in 1776. This was the year Adam...

100 Best Barack Obama Quotes

100 Best Barack Obama Quotes

Barack Hussein Obama II is the 44th and present President of the United States. Born on August 4, 1961 in Honolulu, Hawaii, to Ann Dunham and Barack Obama, Sr., Obama spent his childhood in Witchita, Kansas. Obama's parents separated when he was a toddler at the age of two, and later divorced....

20 Economists Who Helped Get Us Into This Mess

20 Economists Who Helped Get Us Into This Mess

Western economies all over are on the verge of collapse. Money is getting printed like there is no tomorrow. Citizens of Western nations recognize that something is all screwed up with the way our economies are run - there is pessimism in the air. Unemployment is growing at a rapid rate. So...

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Cash for Clunkers Program Kicks Off Today

The US Federal Cash For Clunkers programs officially gets underway today. It will be interesting to see how this effects the economy will probably see a rise in new car purchases, and increased manufacturing as well as better gas mileage. Either way if your looking to trade out your car now looks...

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Is Dubai Really Tax-Free?

Dubai is part of the Middle Eastern region. It is part of the United Arab Emirates. Though it is small and has a population of just one million, it is very wealthy and enjoys a flourishing tourism industry. People go to Dubai, which is essentially a desert town, because of the fantastic architecture,...

Student Stressors: The Generation of the Future Is Feeling Fried

Student Stressors: The Generation of the Future Is Feeling Fried

Nearly three-quarters of college students are stressed out by the thought of their grades, and 78 percent are forced to deal with stress resulting from schoolwork.

The 50 Most Influential Christians of All Time

The 50 Most Influential Christians of All Time

Paul of TarsusSaul of Tarsus, a.k.a. Paul the Apostle, Paul of Tarsus [?-65 c.e.] was a Hellenistic Jew and student of Gamaliel the Elder who served as enforcer for the Pharisaic Sanhedrin against the apostate Christian sect following the crucifixion of Jesus. Around 33 c.e. he experienced a dramatic...

24 Terrifying, Thoughtful and Absurd Nursery Rhymes for Children

24 Terrifying, Thoughtful and Absurd Nursery Rhymes for Children

In more repressed times, people were not always allowed to express themselves freely, for fear of persecution. Gossiping, criticizing the government or even talking about current events were often punishable by death. In order to communicate at will, clever rhymes were constructed and passed...