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Just Because I’m on Welfare Doesn’t Mean I Need to Look Poor

I feel like I should be used to it by now, but I never am. I look at his face as his eyes look at me; not into my eyes as if we were having a conversation, but up and down my body. He looks at my coat and then at my shoes before turning to look both my children up and down for what feels like an eternity. Then he sighs and finally starts punching my son’s Medicaid ID information into the emergency room computer system. The hospital staffer doesn’t say anything about what he is...

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Where Flight Search Engines Fail

This post has long been an overdue explanation of why we started Flystein. If you don’t know what Flystein is, then you need to know two things about it to start with: it is about booking flights and it’s not a search engine.   Hold on, why not a search engine?   Air travel has become more affordable in the recent years. With the rise of budget airlines and meta search engines, it’s a no-brainer for anyone nowadays to jump on Kayak or S...

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Tablet, Ipad or notebook?

In choosing a tablet, consider your priorities. If price and portability are tops, consider a high-rated 7-to-8-inch model with Wi-Fi. On the other hand, a larger tablet makes viewing photos, videos, and websites more enjoyable. If access to the largest selection of apps is high on your list, choose an iPad or an Android model. If you need Internet on the go, consider a model with mobile data connectivity, but be prepared to pay more and subscribe to cellular data service. Othe...

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Digital Nomads and the Remote Work Revolution

What will the world look like in 2030? According to business mogul and SpaceX founder Elon Musk we may be travelling into space. However if that seems too unrealistic his high speed "Hyperloop" transportation system is well on its way and could take you between locations in 45 minutes that currently take hours. Then there's air travel which is expected to get significantly faster and significantly cheaper.   Cheaper and faster is also something that we can expect from th...

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New technology spoils us

As from the passing years till nowadays new coming hiTech parts and gadgets are conquiring the world. For example the different notebooks, tablets, smartphones, etc. play an important role in our lives. I haven't got used to manage myself such an arsenal of technology utilities but I sincerely accept the challenges and necessity of these products. I love to read books, magazines, even I do this in my spare time and the results are pretty shoking. I admit myself that I feel a little spoiled b...