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Banks’ Most Competitive Home Loan Deals

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The country’s biggest banks are using cheaper rates to entice home buyers into fixed-rate mortgages after the central bank’s decision to cut interest rates has been unsuccessful at stimulating activity on the property market. Approximately 90% of Aussie home loans are floating-rate mortgages, meaning that the rate cuts have not been so effective at boosting…

THE LAST LECTURE

The writer behind the most memorable and unforgettable “LAST LECTURE” by Randy Pausch lost his life in a car accident. Jeffrey Zaslow was a former columnist for The Wall Street Journal and former advice columnist for the Chicago Sun-Times. Article publié pour la première fois le 11/02/2012

Nestle’s Environmental Goals

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The company who has given the world instant coffee, chocolate treats, cereals, and other food products aims to improve environmental standards to reduce its operational impact to the planet in the course of developing healthier products in a sustainable and profitable growth.  Nestlé has released a set of environmental goals that it wishes to achieve…

If You Have an iPhone 4, Apple Owes You $15

Apple’s iPhone 4 at the time of its launch was the company’s most successful product to date. However, very soon the Antennagate scandle soon brought Apple face to face with a class action suit. This suit was a merger of various on-going law suits against Apple with regard to the inbuilt defects that the phone…

6 Effects of the RBI Rate Cut

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The Reserve bank of India (RBI) has decided to reduce its rates by a certain margin. This move will have a favorable effect on the real estate market. The market has seen some bad days in the 2012 with low demand for property and dropping of planned projects. The RBI cut has prompted several banks…

J LO HITS THE FLOOR WITH GLOWING

J Lo is back with her new fragrance. Not long back around in 2002, she launched her first perfume ever Glow, which was a huge success all over the now. There came in many other editions of the Glow including Glow Shimmer Limited edition, Glow After the Dark and few others. Article publié pour la…

Oddest Jobs Around the World

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The International Workers’ Day, better known as Labor Day celebrates the economic and social achievements of workers.  It started as the Eight-hour Day Movement, which advocated eight hours a day for work, eight hours for recreation and eight hours for rest.  The day is celebrated on May 1, which is a national holiday for most…

The rain maker, Donnie Decker

There have been many strange people in the world. Some who really existed and some who are a myth. It is said that in 1983, there was a man named Donnie Decker. It is said, once he was visiting a friend’s house when he went into a trance like state, where immediately after, the room…

Beyond Meat: Revamping Food Habits

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Beyond Meat is a food company that makes healthier alternatives to meat as source of protein.  The company admits to making fake meat, particularly chicken, using healthy ingredients.  Collaborating with his friends at the University of Missouri, founder Ethan Brown created a company with the mission of introducing protein-rich food utilizing plant sources to ease…

Live Television Feeds Available on iPhones and iPads

Billionaire Barry Diller has launched a service that transmits live local TV feeds to iPhones and iPads. For now the service that has been named Aereo is only available by invitation. Diller plans to gradually broaden its access in the coming weeks and then formally launching it in cities other than New York. Aereo allows…

Top Five Signs It’s Time to Quit Your Job

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Quitting a job would entail consequences such as losing income and starting anew in a different company.  It may be easy for some people to jump to another company but it takes time to create a healthy working rapport.  If you are experiencing these scenarios, then it’s time to quit your job. There are jobs…

Printing Press Industry, Ending Soon?

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A recent study taken in November of 2012 showed that two out of every five Americans prefer to read their documents on a digital device. Almost everywhere you go around the world there are people switching to reading apps and subscribing to digital distributions instead of buying physical, paper-printed books and magazines. The issue of…