Instagram is one of those apps that most of us use but most of us use incorrectly. Believe it or not, there are certain ways to play the system to get more likes. Some of those ways involve taking better pictures and others involve some strategy.
Either way, click to learn more at: Vogue
With millennials quickly entering the workplace, uniforms are becoming more and more redundant but for the lower classes. But a uniform carries more than just a type of job; it carries meaning and association.
So how powerful is the impact of uniforms?
Click to find out at Esquire
College is a major life milestone, but for first generation students the snares of terminology, deadlines, and living essentials are often too well-covered. As a first-generation student myself, I can attest to some (but not all) of the culture shocks that this person discovered during her first few months of college.
Click to learn more at: The New York Times
It’s not that it’s rabbit food or that it’s the food our food eats, despite Ron Swanson’s best efforts to convince us otherwise. It’s all to do with that fact that salads are inefficient. They’re water sucks with little nutrients–and there are way better ways to eat vegetables.
Click to learn more at: The Washington Post
During Rome’s cultural, political, and military peak, the city was thriving and had a population of over one million. To be able to house those people, Roman engineers came up with yet another brilliant idea:
The predecessor to today’s apartment blocks.
Click to learn more at: BBC News
A huge part of the American Dream is that of owning a home with a lawn and of keeping it green and beautiful. One thing that surely isn’t a part of it is landing in jail because of an unkempt lawn in some kind of twisted modernization of a debtor’s prison.
So what is it about lawns that keeps the imagination alive? And what began the entire madness in the first place?
Click to find out more at: 99% Invisible
If this is the information age and if power is defined as having the most and best information, then there is one organization that yields an immense amount of it: Google.
Recently, Google noticed an uptick in search results for solar panels and launched Project Sunroof, a project that uses Google Maps and the search engine and helps consumers determine whether or not solar panels were right for them.
And that may be just the beginning.
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