5 TED Talks Engineers Need to Watch

by Modis on May 11, 2017

engineer watching TED Talks on a tabletReady to think outside of the box about engineering? We’ve got just what you need! These TED talks showcase some of the most exciting developments in engineering today. Learn how engineering is advancing our knowledge and technologies even further while building closer communities and helping to clean up our planet and beyond.

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Comic book lovers are a unique breed of geek. Our passion for the art of visual storytelling may have first kindled way back in early childhood experiences thumbing through superhero-adorned racks at the local supermarket, but it has evolved in fascinating ways alongside a rapidly changing industry. While digital may be the inevitable future of comics, there’s still something magical about cracking open the well-worn classics of our youth.

Serious collectors are willing pay a high prices for that taste of nostalgia, which is why well-preserved copies of some of the earliest and rarest comic book hits are selling for hundreds of thousands of dollars, or more, in intense bidding wars. Here’s a look at a handful of the most valuable comic books on the market, and some of the insanely high prices enthusiasts have been willing to pay to add them to their collections.

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Life Hacks That Lead to Increased Work Productivity

by Matthew Ripaldi on May 8, 2017

productive businessman using life hacks to improve productivityLife hacking is a concept that I hear talked about regularly in the professional sector. Usually, these hacks are geared towards increasing productivity while in the office – apps that keep your internet browsing to a minimum or the most effective way to create a to-do list, for example.

But I’ve found that there are life hacks outside of the office that translate directly to increased work productivity in the office. These are four that I practice every day.

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2016 national jobs reportThe unemployment rate continued to drop in April, decreasing by 0.1 percent to 4.4 percent. A total of 211,000 jobs were created during the month, more than double the amount of jobs created in March.

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star wars - may the 4thIt’s an exciting time to be a Star Wars fan, whether you’re a seasoned veteran of the iconic sci-fi franchise or a young newcomer to the ways of The Force. Between massive buzz over the film saga’s epic rekindling and a glut of fresh and fun opportunities to celebrate your fandom with fellow Star Wars geeks, passion for the series is at an exciting new peak.

Looking for creative ways to incorporate your love of Star Wars into your everyday life? Here are some great examples and more than a few unique suggestions to help get you started! Oh, and May the 4th be with you!

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7 Video Game Movies You Should Watch

by Modis on April 28, 2017

video game moviesSerious video game enthusiasts know that movie tie-ins with beloved fan-favorite franchises can be dicey stuff, yet movies based-on games still tend to produce blockbuster hits that resonate with a large audience. While there are plenty of truly awful game-related movies out there, not all are cringe-worthy. Are you brave enough to dive into the odd, fascinating world of video game movies? Here’s a mix of retro classics and other more recent gaming film offerings worth checking out, for better or worse.

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