modern art

Mysterious Art: The “I Could Have Done That” Cliché

You’ve surely been in a museum at least once in your lifetime. And even if not, you probably have seen your fair share of art on the internet. And while there are the iconic pieces of artists like Salvador Dali or Vincent Van Gogh, there is other work that does not seem very distinguishable and thus has caused one famous outcry: I could Have done that too!
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Pumpkin spice latte

5 Reasons Why Pumpkin Spice Latte is Bad for You

It’s the most basic time of the year. The time when the uggs, leggings, and pumpkin spice latte make their appearance for half the population to love and half the population to judge. Before you make the trip to your local cafe and order up one of these Autumn treats, take a read into why pumpkin spice latte is actually bad for you.
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Scratchcards

Why Do Poor Brits Love Buying Scratchcards?

I’m no fan of the National Lottery in the United Kingdom, especially scratchcards. In fact, I believe it to be a voluntary tax to fund sports and the arts of social elites on the backs of the poorest and most vulnerable Brits. It angers me when I see government-sanctioned National Lottery posters, advertisements and announcements.
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Money is an idea

Money: The Story of a Neat Idea

Money is a funny concept. We regularly trade goods against colorful pieces of paper. But why? What makes money worth anything and how foolproof is it? Let’s take a quick and overly simplified tour through the history of currencies and see why money, after all, is nothing more than a neat idea.
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Minimum Wage Increase

How Canadians Lose With The $15.00 Minimum Wage Increase

In the last ten years, Ontarians in Canada have seen a whopping $3.40 cent minimum wage increase from $8.00 per hour in 2007 to the $11.40 per hour we see today. Now, Kathleen Wynne wants to increase the minimum wage to $15.00 per hour — a $3.60 cent increase in less than two years. Many are shocked, most are appalled, and all business owners are deeply concerned.
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Money

7 Daily Life Hacks that Will Help You Save Money

How many times have you tried and failed on finance-saving techniques you heard from a friend or read on the Internet? How many times have you hoped that by the end of the year you have saved up a few thousand bucks to spend for the holidays? How many times have you experimented and ended up not only with no money to spare, but worse, with accidental purchases?
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Money Matters: The Right Personal Saving Technique

Saving money is a bummer. It is ideal but not always followed because our mindsets are fixed into the present, or to what makes things convenient now. However, if we would be sensitive enough as to what is happening around us, we would see that looking forward to securing ourselves financially is necessary. In order to encourage saving, different money saving techniques have been introduced and circulated online. Yes, they do look and sound good but on a personal level, they could be difficult to accomplish. Read more