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A massive new study says these 5 fears separate people who take risks and follow their dreams from those who never try

April 17th, 2019 at 1:04 am » Comments Off

It’s a funny thing, fear. Nearly one in five full-time employees in this country has a dream–and that dream is to no longer be a full-time employee. But there’s something holding back the vast majority of them. A new survey by cloud-based accounting software firm Freshbooks concludes that 24 million U.S. workers truly want to […]

Influencers are flocking to a surprising new kind of social media

April 14th, 2019 at 1:53 pm » Comments Off

Influencers are flocking to a surprising new kind of social media 350+ influencers with a collective audience of 3.5 billion people are flocking to a platform called Escapex, which gives them their own apps. It’s part of the next wave of social media focused on smaller, more private groups. Last week, actor Jeremy Renner posted […]

Around the world, more say immigrants are a strength than a burden

April 1st, 2019 at 11:25 am » Comments Off

Immigrants take the Canadian oath of citizenship during a ceremony in Toronto. Publics divided on immigrants’ willingness to adopt host country’s customs.

Volvo’s next step in car safety: Intervening in dangerous driving

March 30th, 2019 at 1:45 am » Comments Off

Volvo hopes to tackle speeding, distraction and intoxication with tech. Jake Holmes mugshot BY JAKE HOLMES MARCH 20, 2019 5:20 PM PDT 0 Twelve years ago, Volvo senior technical advisor for safety Jan Ivarsson announced Vision 2020. The bold plan dreamed of a world where, by 2020, nobody would be killed or seriously hurt in […]

Switzerland has a stunningly high rate of gun ownership — here’s why it doesn’t have mass shootings

March 28th, 2019 at 11:42 am » Comments Off

Switzerland Swiss army honor guard soldiers troops military Switzerland hasn’t had a mass shooting since 2001, when a man stormed the local parliament in Zug, killing 14 people and then himself. The country has about 2 million privately owned guns in a nation of 8.3 million people. In 2016, the country had 47 attempted homicides […]

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