How Are Young People Dealing With Unemployment?
The dismal state of the economy has been rough on everyone, but perhaps no more so than on those between 16 and 29. Whereas the US unemployment rate currently stands at 8.3 percent, more than half of young people under 30 are out of work.
‘Homeless Hotspots’ Ignite Heated Debate
The annual SXSW interactive conference in Austin is sometimes plagued with snail-slow internet speeds (when you can connect at all). But this year it’s been a little easier to find a wifi hotspot: just look for a homeless person. Yes, homeless people are now being used as wifi spots.
Pat Robertson: Prayer Could’ve Stopped Tornadoes [VIDEO]
Evangelist Pat Robertson knows why tornadoes decimated parts of the Midwest last week: people didn’t pray hard enough.
Science Finally Reaches Its Potential With an Automated Cupcake Machine
It’s 3 a.m. and you’re dying for freshly-baked cupcakes. If you’re lucky enough to live in the Los Angeles area, you won’t have to make them yourself — you can just hit up the new cupcake machine at gourmet bakery Sprinkles.
Here We Go Again — Bristol Palin to Star in Another Reality Show
Looks like the Palins aren’t out of the reality show business yet — eldest daughter Bristol has just inked a deal with Lifetime for a new 10-episode series called ‘Bristol Palin: Life’s A Tripp.’
Tornadoes Ravage Midwest Leaving 13 Dead and Many Injured
A powerful storm system that spawned several tornadoes ripped through parts of the Midwest early Wednesday morning, leaving millions of dollars of damage and at least 13 people dead in its wake. Early damage photos are showing that the devastation ranges from mild to severe.
Who’ll Be the New Carrie Bradshaw in the ‘Sex and the City’ Prequel ‘The Carrie Diaries?’
Ever since The CW green-lit a prequel to ‘Sex and the City,’ everyone’s been wondering who would get the plum role of a young Carrie Bradshaw. And now we know who scored the gig.
Interview Horror Stories Finally Revealed From Employer Survey
Many job hunters have reported some rather bizarre interviews, but they aren’t the only ones surprised during the process. Turns out employers have plenty of eyebrow-raising stories of their own.
Ohio School Shooting Rattles Residents as Attacker Is Brought Into Custody
A shooting at an Ohio high school had local residents on lock-down for a short period on Monday morning.
What the…? Plastic Surgeon Gives Own Daughters Breast Implants and Botox
Sometimes, it’s outside forces like magazines or the media that give young women a distorted idea of beauty. And sometimes, it starts at home.
What Does Your Facebook Profile Tell a Prospective Employer?
It’s pretty common for companies to scout out the social media accounts of prospective hires — and now a new study from Northern Illinois University says Facebook profiles are actually a pretty good predictor of job performance.
How Much Do Americans Love Canada?
According to a new Gallup poll, United States citizens truly love our neighbors to the north — in fact, in the company’s annual favorability ratings, 96 percent of Americans said they have a generally favorable view of Canada, while only three percent view it unfavorably.