Apple Drops The Last Remaining Bitcoin App In Their App Store

Apple has dropped the sole bitcoin app from its app store this past Wednesday, according to Wired.com. The app, called Blockchain, acts as a wallet for the digital currency. It allows for iPhone users that have the app to make online purchases via their smart phone using the revolutionary new form of money. The app […]

What Obamacare Really Means for Young People (Hint: It’s Not Good News)

“Already, the Affordable Care Act is helping to slow the growth of health care costs,” President Barack Obama boasted in his State of the Union address. “…That line will be a real howler next year, especially for the young people who so enthusiastically supported him,” opines veteran health care analyst Grace Marie Turner, president of […]

What’s so Wrong about United States Outfits being “Made in China”?

(Source: Screencap from RalphLauren.com) A mere 13 days before the Olympic ceremony, Ralph Lauren and USOC face public outcry as America realizes the U.S. team outfits were “Made in China.” Berets, scarves, blazers, and skirts made a rather formal debut in the opening ceremony, much to the chagrin of many Americans. My question is, what […]

Happiness Doesn’t Always Follow Wealth

Over the past two decades China has shown a near-unfathomable rate of economic growth.  Despite this growth in wealth, Chinese people are less happy overall than they were 20 years ago, at the beginning of China’s economic expansion, a newly published long-term study has shown.  In 1990 Chinese people reported high levels of life satisfaction, […]