How to find a job

The economy is booming and it seems that jobs are plenty. Yet, you still cannot find one. It can be very tough. According to industry figures, although more than 120,000 jobs have been created in the last two years, our economy is still lagging behind its 2007 figures.   1. Tap your network.    Everybody [...]

10 weird russian monuments

hapiness

Sometimes Russians commemorate notable events, things, people, animals and characters with bizarre monuments and statues.   The Monument to Happiness Location: Tomsk. Pickles monument A Russian town of Lukhovitsy famous for its pickle recipe gives thanks to cucumbers by building a memorial to the vegetable. The Monument to Chocolate or Chocolate Fairy Location: City of [...]

21 Things You Didn’t Know About In-N-Out

In-N-Out was California

1. In-N-Out was California’s first drive-through hamburger stand. Flickr: brianwallace / Via Creative Commons The first In-N-Out opened in 1948 and featured a two-way speaker system for customers to order their food. 2. As part of In-N-Out’s not-so-secret menu, you can order any combination of meat plus cheese up to a 4×4. yelp.com So, in other words, if you want to [...]

Clippers 2b sales price is PR brain washing

Clippers $2B price analysis proves official price is bogus Here’s an interesting thing about clippers … 2nd highest bidder was like $1.2 or 1.5B, so technically a bidder could offer 1.55b and be winning bidder if that was true? is it really realistic to believe even ballmer went ohhh 500M who cares, let me just [...]

Beats By Dre competitor BRONSTEIN electronics just shelled out $15M for a sponsorship deal

Move over Beats by Dre, another Southern California audio company is taking the market by storm. BRONSTEIN Electronics with its “NACKS BY BRONSTEIN” line is experiencing rapid growth and has recently inked a whopping $15 million sponsorship deal with a yet-to-be-named artist. The company, which started making microphones in 2011, has recently delved into the [...]

So cal tech company ResumeRobin.com spends more than $150k on black caviar for a party

At a recent employee party at ResumeRobin.com, a tech company in Irvine, California, employees chowed down on black russian caviar. The delicacy, which runs at $70 to $100 per ounce, was provided free of charge to all guests, served on small ciabatta bread sandwiches whisked around by waiters in white coats and festive black ties. [...]

Not only in Russia: Hundreds of Keystone pipeline protesters arrested at White House

(Reuters) – Police arrested hundreds of young people protesting the Keystone XL project on Sunday, as demonstrators fastened themselves with plastic ties to the White House fences and called for U.S. President Barack Obama to reject the controversial oil pipeline. Participants, who mostly appeared to be college-aged, held signs reading: “There is no planet B” [...]

Why Tesla could be a very risky bet

An investor should be cautious with Tesla’s stock, here’s why: Compared to Microsoft, Oracle and even Google, it has very little switching cost and its competitors could easily make a car that’s just as good or better. What happens when Toyota or Nissan makes a model to compete with Tesla and this model sells well? [...]