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A city’s flag is a visual representation that aims to capture the municipality’s distinct characteristics and give its residents a sense of unity. Poorly designed flags fail to highlight any of a...
A majority of employers end up offering full-time jobs to their interns, according to a survey by the National Association of Colleges and Employers. In fact, about 70% of interns land a job with...
Old photos of bars provide a unique glimpse into the past, showcasing the social and cultural norms of a bygone era and capturing changes in design, fashion, lifestyle, and even beverage...
An internship is a period of work experience offered by an employer or organization for a limited period of time. Internships are typically undertaken by students and recent graduates looking to gain...
Parental leave policies are relatively new in the United States. The Family Employment Security Act (FESA) of 1984 required employers to give their workers up to 26 weeks for “care for a new child,...
Many houses that become known as “murder homes” are quickly torn down because of the awful events that took place inside. But a few such homes remain standing and have taken their place as some...
Gaining rights and freedoms and having them codified in a document has been a very long struggle for people all over the world. Even in the 21st century, even among the world’s most affluent...
The Civil War took at least 620,000 lives, the most of any war in U.S. history. The figure is particularly astonishing when it is taken into account that the population of America was only 31.4...
Permanent free public transportation is on its way to our nation’s capital. Washington D.C.’s city council recently approved a plan to drop the $2 Metrobus fare for riders who board buses within...
It’s no secret that the U.S. is experiencing a housing shortage, in terms of not only homes on the market but also apartments for rent. In fact, apartment buildings are almost at capacity in every...
The COVID-19 pandemic had a devastating impact on the entire world. In New York City, where one in eight deaths from the virus in the United States occurred in the first few months after it was first...
Finding downtown parking in most large cities can be tough due to high vehicle density compared to the availability of parking spaces. Add to that rush hour traffic and exorbitant parking fees, and...
For workers around the globe, paid vacation is well-deserved time off, an opportunity to unplug from the daily grind, recharge the batteries, travel, and rest, and most countries mandate a certain...
Like other recreational outlets, ski resorts took a tumble during the COVID pandemic. Statista.com reports that 462 ski resorts were open during the 2020-21 winter season, eight fewer than in the...
In this day and age, getting “off the grid” has become an increasingly popular way for people to live. What does it mean to live off the grid? According to the Cambridge Dictionary, those who...