‘Tis the season for shopping and gift-giving! Between supply chain shortages and recent mass changes in employment, finding and purchasing presents for everyone on your list might be trickier than in years past.
Cooking is one of life’s simple pleasures. Deciding what to eat, hauling groceries from the store, and figuring out how to smush them together into something edible (let alone delicious)? Those aspects are not such a pleasure. Not after a hard day’s work, anyway… Luckily, we live in the future now. A meal subscription box is like a 3D printer for restaurant-style home food. You just tap your preferences into your computer, pay your fees, and wait for a weekly…
Part art. Part treasure. All poster. Great movie posters are masterpieces of graphic design. But it takes a perfect storm of box office success, cult appeal, and extreme rarity for a single poster to gain tremendous cash value. Today, the poster’s use as a marketing tool has been eclipsed by the online movie trailer and gimmick website. Meanwhile, designers from beyond the industry are producing some of the best movie art, creating high-concept unofficial posters for classic films. But for…
Patients who travel in search of medical care are called medical tourists. The practice is common with Americans who often travel in search of medical care that is more affordable. While the United States has state-of-the-art medical facilities, it is the most expensive healthcare system in the world, with the brunt of the cost placed on the individual patient. Learn more about five popular countries for American medical tourists.
In 2021, America celebrates 100 years of fast food restaurants. White Castle, believed by historians to be the very first fast food chain, opened in Wichita, Kansas, in 1921. Since then, fast food of all varieties has spread worldwide, becoming a billion-dollar industry that includes some of the most recognizable brands ever created. The top 10 fast food brands have a strong international presence with chains all over the world. Check out the rankings for 2021 and learn more about how…
There are few pleasures quite as exquisite as a stay in a five-star hotel. Add “getting a bargain” into the experience, and you may as well add an extra star. Bliss! Unfortunately, the words “five-star” and “bargain” rarely appear together. To qualify for the top rating, a hotel’s staff must personally greet every guest (with flowers or a gift if in Europe). The accommodation should be luxurious. The facilities should meet every need. This costs money.
The past year proved that one remote work is here to stay. Many cities are taking advantage of that trend by offering incentives to remote workers who relocate to their communities. People in all industries no longer need to live in large expensive cities to make a living.
“Time is money,” they say. Depending on where in the world you are, data can be expensive, too. But when judging the value of a country’s mobile data plans, you need to take all three variables into account. What use is cheap data if you spend minute after minute waiting for it to load?
As of June 2021, there are 10,000 types of cryptocurrency. Yes, really. What’s even more shocking is that this number is up from just 4,000 in January 2021. Cryptocurrency is exploding in popularity and value. So I decided to do a deep dive into what some are calling the future of money. I researched as many definitions as I could find and explored four popular types. Here is what I learned.
It’s 11 PM on a Friday, and I’m doom scrolling on the internet when I take a detour to Refinery 29 for something light. I end up down a rabbit hole called The Money Diaries.