It’s the time of year to gather with friends and family to celebrate with a hearty Thanksgiving meal. As Americans prepare for the holiday, traffic patterns have been shifting as the roads grow congested with families traveling to visit relatives or making their final preparations for the big feast. Want to make it to Thanksgiving dinner on time without wasting extra hours on the road? Thinking of doing some last-minute shopping for those stuffing ingredients you forgot about? Check out these graphs from Google Maps to help you plan your trip and make the most of your time.
Where should you go on your next vacation trip? Your satisfaction and enjoyment level may depend on who you are, according to psychologist Joshua Jackson, associate professor at Washington University in St. Louis. He identifies five core personality types—extraversion, agreeableness, conscientiousness, neuroticism and openness. And then he identifies a great potential vacation destination for people with each personality trait.
A roundtable of prominent CEOs was asked an intriguing question: what makes an irreplaceable employee? How would you describe this person? You might think their answer would cite extraordinary skills, a great educational background or industry certifications. But instead, the CEOs listed three different attributes:
A recent global survey of more than 18,000 adults in nine countries asked a simple question: “All things considered, do you think the world is getting better or worse, or neither getting better nor worse?”
Every year, The Economist magazine surveys the Worldwide Cost of Living, looking at 160 expense items across 133 countries. There are a lot of interesting tidbits to be found in the report, but perhaps the most interesting is a list of the most expensive cities in the world. Continue reading “The Most Expensive Cities in the World”
Severe weather can test even the most seasoned homeowners. And while storm hazards such as power outages, downed trees, and flooding can result in costly damage to your home, they can also put your family’s safety at risk. The key to making it through a storm safely is to be prepared.
Imagine that you receive an email with an urgent message asking you to verify your banking information by clicking on a link. Or maybe you get an enticing text message claiming that you’ve won a free vacation to the destination of your choice — all you have to do is click on the link you were sent. In both scenarios, clicking on the link causes you to play right into the hands of a cybercriminal seeking your sensitive information. Continue reading “How Can I Protect Myself From Digital Deception?”