Blog: Beth Buczynski
Halloween is just over two weeks away, and kids of all ages are looking for the perfect costume. In fact, discount stores pedaling costumes and accessories are popping up all over the country--but don't be tricked into spending your money!
Car sharing has taken the world by storm. Wildly successful companies like Zip Car and peer-to-peer services like Whip Car have made it difficult for the competition, fine-turning their models until there's little left to be desired.
There used to be a time when, if you wanted money to create public art, produce your invention, or start a company, you had to appeal to higher authorities. Big banks, wealthy relatives, local governments--they had the green, and we the humble innovators had to prove we were worthy of it.
I grew up playing the piano. When kids in my neighborhood compared notes about their favorite artist, I was the nerd who listed a classical composer. Today, I'm eternally grateful to my parents for exposing me to all different kinds of music, since it helps me distinguish between true brilliance and the nonsense many confuse for music today. Something tells me that if more people were exposed to Beethoven at an early age, they wouldn't be so quick to call Bieber a genius...but I digress.
Coworking spaces are a really cool option for a lot of workers that, for whatever reason, don’t really fit in to a traditional office space. These workers can be startup CEOs, telecommuters, small business owners, and especially creatives in search of collaboration.
Do you ever feel like your efforts to make the world a better place just aren't working?
Ever feel frustrated that, no matter how hard you try to make responsible choices, live in harmony with your community, or take care of the planet, there are 7 billion other humans who just don't give a crap?
In China, rapid industrialization has created a toxic environment in urban areas. Emissions from new factories and coal-fired power plants mix into a literal and figurative dark cloud over the country's capital, Beijing.
Although the government would prefer to avoid criticism by keeping this issue under wraps, there is a grass roots effort underway to inform the public about air pollution levels and enlist citizens' help in crafting a solution.
'Tis the season to cook in your backyard and sleep under the stars. With temperatures lingering in the triple digits, summer certainly arrived with a bang this year, and some of us are already wondering how we're going to make it until September. But heat is just one of the things that makes summer stand out from its sister seasons.
When the economy tanked, both existing jobs and the promise of creating more faded with it. Thousands of people with "job security" were laid off only to find that companies weren't hiring, or weren't willing to pay for their 15 years of experience.