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BLS Regional Jobs Report

State and regional unemployment rates in May 2016 were on par with the national unemployment of 4.7 percent, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ Regional Jobs Report for the month. The West was the only region with an unemployment rate significantly different from that of the U.S., at 5.1 percent. While month-over-month unemployment rates were stable in forty-one states and the District of Columbia, four states saw a decrease and five states saw an increase in their unemployment rates.

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6 Must-Visit Travel Spots for Science Nerds

by Hanna Olivera on June 20, 2016

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‘Tis the season for travel! Instead of planning a typical vacation, why not see some sites that tap into your interests? To help you have the best trip ever, we’ve compiled some of the travel destinations all geeks and nerds should visit.

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5 Life Lessons from Comic Book Father Figures

by Hanna Olivera on June 19, 2016

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man reading comic book on father's dayOne of the things we love about comic books is their ability to take you into another reality. Often, though, the lessons learned in this alternate universe can be translated into the real lives we lead. On Father’s Day, we look at the lessons we learned from comic book father figures.
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Many dads seem to have a happy knack fman avoiding tech fail on phoneor silly shenanigans, goof-ups, and memorable mistakes when it comes to handling the newfangled technology of today—much to the chagrin of theirs tech-savvy spouses and kids. For some pops, staying tech-savvy isn’t a high priority, while others think they’re in-the-know… that is, until something goes horribly awry.

In honor of Father’s Day, here’s a humorous look at a handful of endearing fails and wacky moments from dads who can’t seem to handle their technology.

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nerd video channels on YouTubeThe days of parking it in front of the TV to get your entertainment fix may not be a thing of the past just yet, but online videos are taking over the watching world. With the explosion of quirky YouTube channels catering to all manner of tastes, you don’t have to look far to satiate your thirst for top-notch nerd video content. From cool science and techie talk to gaming and other geeky topics, here are six nerdy video channels that are well worth subscribing to.

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cyber insurance mitigating security riskIn October 2015, the Insurance Information Institute (III) released a white paper entitled “Cyber Risk: Threat and Opportunity,” which stated that the number and impact of successful data breaches continues to rise. This is driving increased adoption of cyber insurance in an attempt to reduce risk. $2 billion was spent on cyber insurance in 2014 – a figure expected to triple by 2020. Premiums will also increase due to the emergence of new threats and technology. [click to continue…]

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