You can almost purchase anything on Amazon. It is as simple as browsing through thousands of items, finding the right one and adding it to your cart. It will appear on your front doorstep in a matter of a few short days, or in some cases overnight. The catch? Those who package and ship your […]
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With Black Friday quickly approaching, most stores are preparing for the biggest shopping day of the year, but one notable store is absent from these proceedings.
Record-breaking sales on Black Friday were marred by pepper spray attacks, attempted robberies and shootings, displaying the ultimate contradiction that defines the day after Thanksgiving.
Last year’s release of the iPhone 4 and the iPad brought thousands lining up at Apple stores across the country.
Life. We never asked for it but we got it, and we have to figure out what to do with it.
The economy is in the midst of a recession, yet that did not prevent the ritual known as Black Friday from taking place last Friday, as consumers hit the retail outlets to take advantage of the annual day after Thanksgiving sales.
If musical discoveries were the true sign ‘o’ the times, each Zodiac gone round would generate opportunities ‘o’ plenty for rock ‘n’ roll grandeur, eventually depleting self-proclaimed enthusiasts’ financial assets.
Why does bigger always mean better? In a world dominated by Wal-Mart, Starbucks and the largest military some of the best things go unnoticed.
Yes, it is too late for “Buy Nothing Day.” And, it is too late to remind you all about the privilege of a Thanksgiving feast. However, the topics run rampant this time of year and can be applied any old time – even today.
Whoever said, “Money is the root of all evil,” really knew his or her stuff. Money does make the world go round, as they say, and the sad part is there is no way to stop this infatuation.