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How Important Is College? [Infographic] 0

If there was something you could do that would measurably change your entire life, wouldn’t you do it?  A college degree can add over a million dollars of extra income

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Why Your Password Is The Next To Get Hacked [Infographic] 0

The first computer password was created at MIT in 1961, and ever since then they have been taking up our

Super Bowl #SB49 0

EVERYTHING related to Super Bowl 49 in one place. You’re welcome!  

How I came around to the Apple Watch 1

When I was younger, say around 1996 to 2001, I used to wear a watch all the time. However, as

The Mystery of the Missing Malaysian Airlines Flight MH370 0

The mystery surrounding Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 has continued to haunt searchers – an international contingent of experienced rescuers and

Winterize To Save Money [Infographic] 0

If you want to stay warm in your home this winter, there are some basic steps you will need to

Fun With Google Chrome 0

Google is full of surprises. Easter eggs abound within their search engine, OS and yes their browser. I’m certain many

Enter if You Dare. The Danger of Fake Reviews 0

Online reviews can potentially help consumers choose businesses with excellent products and customer service. Unfortunately, it has become difficult for

No high-tech high five, this robot uses a beanbag for a hand 0

The futuristic models of robots developed by the scientists and robo-experts will be in the direction of making our life

PressNomics – The Economics of WordPress Conference 0

We are thrilled and honored that HicksNewMedia continues to serve as the curator of the official PressNomics Social Stream.

Avengers: Age of Ultron [trailer] 1

In theaters May 1st! Follow Marvel on Twitter and Facebook

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Live with Eric: Interview with Brooke Anne Smith 0

I have to say that out of all the interviews that I have done, my interview with Brooke Anne Smith was the most enjoyable. Brooke was not only physically beautiful

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5 Must Haves for Your Christmas Party 0

Aside for being the season of giving, ‘tis also the season for Christmas parties. Whether it’s the annual office shindig, family gathering or White Elephant gift exchange with the gang, one thing is for sure – spirit and cheer is

Holiday Photo Lover Shopping Guide : Top 5 DSLR Flash Units

Even on good DSLRs, popup flash units are inadequate. Professional DSLRs do not have them at all. Mid to pro level cameras have large ISO ranges that produce little noise to compensate for low light levels, but there are many

Your Kids Might Have a Self-Driving Car 0

While there’s no timeline on a flying car, a self-driving car is certainly in your kids’ future. At least, that’s the direction that many automakers and a few other manufacturers are headed. How soon will these autonomous cars show up

Future of the Music Industry 0

The music industry is a fickle one; just as patterns begin to emerge in consumer habits and industry standards, old ways of doing things give way to new approaches. After a decade of ever increasing sales of digital downloads, the

Review – Super Secret Crisis War! Volume 1 0

SPOILERS BELOW – Today we take a look at a volume from IDW Publishing and Diamond Book Distributors wherein the writers combine characters from several Cartoon Network shows in to one story line for their own version of Secret Wars

Who Drinks The Most Wine? [Infographic] 0

Who drinks the most wine per capita?  Who produces the most wine?  You might be surprised at the answer.  France is near the top of all these lists, but they don’t come in first place in any of them.  The

Comic Costume Battle – Marvel or DC? 0

The folks over at ThinkGeek polled their Facebook fans to find out what would be the most popular comic company this Halloween – with over 5000 responses, here are the results.  I planned to be over-the-hill Wolverine and see that

Where Should Hair Transplantation Be Performed? 0

Hair transplantation is accepted as a surgical process. In today’s conditions the surgical processes are performed in hygienic standards and hygienic conditions.No matter how good the blood build up in the scalp, the infections and deterioration can occur in case

How to Choose the Perfect Party Venue for Your Staff Christmas Party 0

One of the best ways to end the year and show your appreciation to your hard working staff is by throwing a Christmas party where they can let loose and celebrate. Start planning months in advance, as there are a

Hottest Celebrity Models and their Brand Endorsement 0

As supermodels become more and more famous, they reach a celebrity status and with that, comes great brand endorsement offers. As a matter of fact, many of today’s hottest celebrity models are endorsing top brands all across the globe. It

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Health + Fitness

What type of food you should go for healthy bones 0

Well, first of all, you need to keep in mind the two major nutrients for building healthy bones – vitamin D and calcium. While calcium strengthens your teeth structure and

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Unhealthy food: Makes skin dry and rough 2

Skin is an important part of the body and needs proper care to maintain its right composition and texture. ‘Beauty comes from inside‘is an age old saying and is relevant in modern world too. Ideal skin care is the first

Women Can Be Bodybuilders, Too 0

If you walk into the gym, you might notice the men and the women doing completely different kinds of exercises.  Still in this day and age there is a stigma associated with women who are strong, so women avoid lifting

Serena + Beats by Dre = Serious Motivation 0

This is quite possibly THE most motivating advertisement I’ve seen in a long time. If you know the story of Serena and Venus, know anything about what it takes to compete at the highest levels, then you understand training and

Enhancing the Overall Well-being of a Senior Citizen 0

There are some common-sense strategies that may be implemented that can result in a safer, more healthy home environment for seniors. The aging process presents its own distinct list of challenges, and among these are decreased socialization, safety issues, and

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Radon Facts And Figures [Infographic] 0

There could be something in your home right now that is the second leading cause of lung cancer, yet you

Learning The History Of The Fireplace [Infographic] 1

People have been burning things to keep warm in the winter since the discovery of fire.  You may think there

Think Before You Post [infographic] 0

I know everyone likes to share and post every aspect of their daily lives on social media, but there are/could

Psychology Of Impulse Shopping [Infographic] 0

Sometimes during the Holidays you might go out shopping for one thing and end up with something else entirely.  It’s

Plan A Fancation [Infographic] 1

Some movies and television shows have cult followings.  There’s no end to the lengths fans will go to in order

Calculating Santa’s Storage Needs [Infographic] 0

Santa buys and makes a lot of gifts- nearly 2 billion by Sparefoot’s best estimate.  That’s an average of 2

Saving Medical Supplies To Save Lives [Infographic] 0

Medical supplies can be difficult to come by in developing countries.  It’s hard to imagine, but there are places where

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Music + Movies + TV

Michael Jackson + Dubstep 0

It’s amazing what the human body can do. As someone who used to spend a lot of time in dance, and as a huge fan of Michael (still) – I

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DJ Earworm – #USPOP14 0

Excerpt via Billboard Every year since 2007, DJ Earworm has taken the calendar year’s 25 biggest pop songs and combined them into an incredibly popular, joyfully constructed mash-up, perennially dubbed the “United State of Pop.” Earworm has been analyzing the

The Flash vs. Arrow Trailer 0

Let’s set the scene for those millions of you that are fans of these 2 shows (and you can count me and my family in those numbers)… Barry (Grant Gustin) is thrilled when Oliver (guest star Stephen Amell), Felicity (guest

M-pending Marvel Movies – get your calendars out 0

In case you were under a rock for the last couple weeks (like me), I’m bringing you the recently shared calendar for the Marvel movie franchise(s) – Phase 3! May 1, 2015 – Avengers: Age of Ultron (but you already

Long running Naruto manga ending in November 0

According to the Asahi Shimbun, the long running manga, Naruto, is coming to an end after 15 years.  Shueisha, the Weekly Shonen Jump publisher, announced this week that the last installment will be on November 10, 2014. The manga chronicles

IK Multimedia announces iRig Pads 0

We are excited to share IK Multimedia’s announcement about iRig Pads as well as let you know we’ll be publishing a review as soon as we get our hands on a review unit.  We’ve reviewed a lot of IK Multimedia

Garth Brooks and Digital Music 0

Many people alive today and over the age of 18 have likely heard of Garth Brooks. Whether you like his music or not, he has been a big name in the music industry since the early 1990s. After eight studio

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Marshawn Lynch Interview – “Yeah” 1

This is THE greatest interview EVER!

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The Importance of Balance in Sports 0

Balance in sports is tantamount to the core. Without it, you wouldn’t have much in the way of agility or precision, not to mention you’d look pretty funny attempting that back flip or that touchdown catch. You can improve everything


Now batting for the New York Yankees, #2 Derek Jeter… Nice ad Nike!

6 Best Apps For Keeping Up With The 2014 MLB Season 0

Baseball season is just about halfway through. Before your next weekly trip down to the ballpark though, you’ll need some basics: a team jersey, your baseball glove, and the right apps for your smartphone or tablet. Whether you’ve got your

Ending Racism In Sports [Infographic] 0

Racism has riddled sports for decades.  Despite that fact, great strides have been made.  There used to be separate leagues for different races, but now players of all races play together. In 1902, Charles Follis became the first black professional

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Fun Recipes to Make This Fall 0

Fall brings with it beautiful colors and a noticeable nip in the air that is famous for giving us sudden

How to Host a Super Bowl Party 1

Super Bowl XLVIII is almost here! Are you gearing up to throw a crazy party? A stellar soiree requires serious

Top 4 Jobs for Foodies 0

Are you a foodie who is looking for the perfect job? It may be surprising, but there are a number

Foods You Should Include in Your Diet 0

It is easy to create your grocery-shopping list, or pick your menu selections by the food you most enjoy, or

Everything You Need to Know about the Industrial Coffee Grinding Process 0

During the industrial coffee grinding process—also known as milling—coffee beans are processed into smaller particles to make the brewing process

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Science + Tech

Opening Up a Window: Accessing Windows from Your Apple Mobile Device 0

Do you need to access a windows computer environment from an Apple mobile device? Whether you’re trying to connect to a work network or just play a game that doesn’t

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Got a Drone? Know Before You Fly [video] 0

This is definitely the season of the drone. EVERY store has some form of flying copter on sale and it’s anticipated that millions will be under the Christmas tree for kids of all ages. But before you take to the

Hands On: Jabra Sport Rox 1

We recently spent some quality time with the these great ear buds. Retail: $129.99 Bottom line – Great features and great sound make for a great product. So, if you are looking for a new partner for your workouts, take

Hands on: LifeCHARGE Juicypack LCD 10400 0

Over the last couple weeks I’ve been carrying around the latest phone/USB charger to cross my desk and this time it’s the LifeCHARGE Juicypack.  To be more specific its’ the LifeCHARGE Juicypack LCD 10400 mAh Portable Dual USB Power Bank.

3D Printed Presidential Portrait 0

Put aside your Red, Blue, Left, Right, Liberal and Conservative views for 3 minutes. This reaches into the realm of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) in which I am a HUGE proponent for. It’s awesome to see the technology we

The Internet in Real-Time [infographic] 0

I’m a sucker for an infographic. If it’s interactive I’m definitely paying attention. Check out this interesting, interactive infographic supposedly showing The Internet in Real-Time. I say supposedly because analytics at this scale are incredibly difficult to measure and you

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