Five Social Media Sites You Have Never Heard of Before

Five Social Media Sites You Have Never Heard of Before

In 2015, active Internet users worldwide totaled 3.2 billion, which is nearly half the population of the world. Of these, over 2 billion are...
Six Countries That Have Faced Severe Economic Sanctions

Six Countries That Have Faced Severe Economic Sanctions

Historically, nations have leveraged economic sanctions as a non-military tool to act against a targeted country, often for political or humanitarian reasons. Recent years...
Four Countries That Went Bankrupt But Lived to Tell the Tale

Four Countries That Went Bankrupt But Lived to Tell the Tale

In July, Greece became the first developed country to default on the International Monetary Fund when it missed its $1.7 billion debt payment. European leaders are now...
Eight Fascinating Facts About the Oil and Gas Industry

Eight Fascinating Facts About the Oil and Gas Industry

2014 saw the beginnings of a massive drop in oil prices across the world. With the increased global supply thanks to U.S. shale gas,...
Eight Cultural Differences You MUST Know Before Doing Business in China

Eight Cultural Differences You MUST Know Before Doing Business in China

It is no secret that the economic and geopolitical clout of China is growing by the day. The rising power is increasingly displacing the...
Five Ridiculous Products Made by Top Companies That Should Know Better

Five Ridiculous Products Made by Top Companies That Should Know Better

Some companies have product launches down to a science. Between extensive R&D, quality assurance checks, and thorough market research, it seems that many companies...
11 Mind-Boggling Business Facts About China

11 Mind-Boggling Business Facts About China

2015 marked the first time in a century that the U.S. was no longer the world's preeminent economic power. The Chinese economy overtook the...
4 Reasons Why Countries Should NOT Raise the Minimum Wage

4 Reasons Why Countries Should NOT Raise the Minimum Wage

Though the current federal minimum wage in the United States is $7.25, a network of state and local statutes sets the minimum wage in jurisdictions across...
Five Hottest Brands in Wearable Tech

Five Hottest Brands in Wearable Tech

Smartwatches have been around since the 1980s, but it wasn't until the past few years that they truly became part of mainstream consumer goods....
5 Celebrities with Surprisingly Successful Businesses

5 Celebrities with Surprisingly Successful Businesses

In the past, celebrity business ventures usually consisted of endorsement deals. They would lend their name and support to a product and bring in...