When you're on the job search, writing a cover letter for each application seems like an overwhelming task, and people often fail to see the importance of including one. The fact is that a cover letter may be the one thing that separates you from a pile of bland résumés. Emmie Martin of Business Insider writes, "a well-written cover letter is more important than an impressive résumé because it … [Read more...] about How to Write a Cover Letter That Will Get You Hired
I've always envied ladies with long, thick eyelashes. Up to this point, I've tried dozens of mascaras claiming to enhance your natural lashes, but most have fallen flat and hardly lived up to their exorbitant price tags. In the weeks leading up to my wedding, in my desperation, I resorted to using fake eyelashes, which were uncomfortable and painful. (One time I even ended up pulling out chunks of … [Read more...] about How to Get Long, Beautiful Eyelashes in 3 Easy Steps
Moving out of your parents home or upgrading from your dorm room is a daunting task. Not only do you have to worry about paying rent and utilities, but you're also probably lacking a lot of the basic necessities you to need start off. This guide will help you find the furniture, household essentials, and home decor you want and need for your first apartment at a price that won't break the bank! … [Read more...] about How to Furnish Your First Apartment With a Small Budget
Regardless of what point in the summer we're at, there's plenty of time left to host a fun BBQ or get-together in your backyard this summer. And the good news is that you don't always have to spend a lot of money to wow your friends with your backyard! Check out some of these amazing backyard hacks that will take your party to the next level. **This article contains affiliate links, … [Read more...] about 5 Life Hacks to Make your Backyard Amazing!
Although this image was posted to Twitter over a month ago, it exploded this week. In 2011, a 9.0 magnitude earthquake occurred. This event triggered a tsunami that would flood portions of the plant resulting in the nuclear meltdown of three of the plant's six reactors. According to the International Nuclear Event Scale, a tool whose goal is to keep the community informed about the level of danger … [Read more...] about Why You Should Care: Are these Results from the Fukushima Disaster?
Every summer, geeks from all stretches of the continent travel to San Diego for the annual Comic-con where a celebration of all things nerdy ensues. While Comic-con began as an event where fans and avid collectors could meet their favorite artists and writers along with purchasing vast amounts of comic books, toys, and related sci-fi paraphernalia it is now much more encompassing. Not only did … [Read more...] about Why Comic-con 2015 is the Best Year Yet
New York state has a lot to offer, from the excitement of the city to Long Island's beautiful beaches. Unfortunately, many tend to overlook the beauty of the Hudson Valley. Before graduating college I hadn't spent much time outside of Long Island, but when I was accepted to a graduate program in Ulster county, I moved away from home for the first time in my life. While leaving home is always … [Read more...] about Hudson Valley: New York’s Best Kept Secret!
On June 17, 2015 9 men and women were gunned down inside Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, SC by a man who saw the confederate flag as a justification for his sick, racist views. While the South Carolina State Capitol building lowered the American and state flag after the tragedy, the confederate flag remained raised. This has sparked outrage among the inhabitants of South … [Read more...] about Why You Should Care: The Complicated History of the Confederate Flag
Summer BBQs call for refreshing and tasty drinks, but if you plan on eating two cheeseburgers and an ice cream cone, why don't you opt for low calorie cocktails instead of bloating pina coladas? Summer cocktails don't need to be filled with added sugars and fats to be delicious, and focusing on fresh crisp flavors and clear liquors will provide exactly the type of drink you need for a hot summer … [Read more...] about Best Low Calorie Cocktails for your Summer BBQ
Only days ago, 20 year old Andrea Farrington, was shot and killed while working at the Iowa Children's Museum at the Coral Ridge Mall in Coralville, Iowa. Andrea had only worked at the Children's Museum for several months, but was well-liked by employees and patrons. Deb Dunkhase, executive director of the museum, described Andrea as "bouncing with energy and always smiling." Her position required … [Read more...] about Woman Killed After Filing Sexual Harassment Complaints in Iowa
Recently, I watched the documentary Hot Girls Wanted at a friend's suggestion. Although I had my issues with the film (because it felt as if judging their choices was encouraged by the filmmakers), it is able to illuminate why so many young women choose to become involved in amateur porn. It also made me think about the industry as a whole, how men and women interact with online pornography, and … [Read more...] about 9 Surprising Facts about the Porn Industry