05 Jul

Oh hey… look at me!! How do you feel about people bragging about their oh so amazing life on Facebook? Is it enough to not only want to slap the perpetrators silly, but also unfriend them from your list? Find out the results from our recent study on reasons why we delete our contacts from the social media site Facebook.

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15 Jan

HMV is no more! Another high street giant has fallen and it not only means thousands are set to be unemployed, but where am I supposed to aimlessly browse on a Saturday now?!

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12 Apr

It’s the 100th Anniversary of Titanic (the actual ship not the movie!) and in celebration check out the latest exhibition extravaganza guaranteed to excite all Titanic enthusiasts!

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21 Sep

Making a living as a musician is not easy. Indie-folk band Uniform Motion recently posted a revealing blog post on how much an artist can expect to generate releasing music online – through digital distribution channels such as Spotify, Amazon, iTunes, eMusic and Bandcamp. In today’s infographic we drill down into theses numbers, looking at the economics of both digital…

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13 Sep

Insomnia, the chronic inability to fall asleep, is costing US companies a staggering $63 billion a year, says a new report by the America Insomnia Survey, SLEEP. In the infographic below we review the cost in lost productivity both on a economic and personal level. Are you suffering from insomnia? Share your story in the comments below.

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01 Sep

By 2030 the difference in pay between workers and bosses will be at victorian levels, according to a recent report by the High Pay Commission. In this infographic we dig into the data and compare the pay of both UK and US executives.

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30 Aug

Who do you trust more, Government or Corporations? With the recent spate of high-profile scandals, including News Corp, FIFA, Google and Goldman Sachs, how do we know if a corporation is corrupt?

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12 Aug

The recent and tragic riots in the UK exploded into our lives highlighting a deep seeded problem in not just our economy but society as a whole. Have a look at the numbers and stats this infographic illustrates regarding the UK Riots.

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04 Jul

With the meteoric rise of online gaming and the resulting production of digital currencies, a new market has been born. Tens of thousands of students and migrant workers make a living across the world by playing online games and selling the resulting virtual assets to wealthier players. A growing number of crowd-sourcing and ‘microwork’ platforms employ unskilled workers in digital…

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21 Jun

A rough economy and the increasing popularity of mobile phones has reversed a 14 year decline in coupon redemption in the United States. Driving this growth is paperless distribution and frugal consumer habits changing in response to the recession. With 5.3 billion mobile phone owners (77 percent of the world population) and the next generation of Smart phones featuring Mobile…

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18 Jun

Two years ago, at the beginning of the economic recession, Canadian businesses were doing better than their American counterparts. At this time American consumers were strongly encouraged to reduce their spending and to begin embracing frugal habits. These days, the situation has been reversed. Americans are slowly beginning to spend more money as the recession drags on whereas Canadians are…

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16 Jun

Don’t be lured into buying airline tickets that are advertised as cheap, low-cost, budget etc. There are so many hidden fees that can turn the cheapest looking ticket into a major purchase! Just to mention a few: there are credit card fees, debit card fees, baggage fees and fees for overweight baggage, check-in fees and seat reservation fees, more fees…

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09 Jun

Presidents and prime ministers are supposed to be public servants who can relate to everyday people but how many public servants do you know that are earning six figure incomes or more? Politicians often do and that’s just counting their straightforward annual salary, not all of their little perks and expenses claimed throughout the year by people in a position…

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31 May

The economic situation in Sweden isn’t nearly so dire as that of many other developed nations. Despite this, the Swedes are working as hard as any other consumers to save money. This is reflected in part by an increase in the number of discount voucher codes that are being used by Swedish shoppers to save money. In particular this group…

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26 May

The world’s dictators have done horrifying things. Their people have suffered terrible abuses under their control. They have been poverty-stricken and have lived in fear. That alone is bad enough to make these men stand out in the history books as some really bad guys. But what is even worse is that many of the world’s worst dictators have lived…

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