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New York to Allow 10% COVID Surcharge at Restaurants

New York to Allow 10% COVID Surcharge at Restaurants

New York to Allow Ten Percent COVID Surcharge at Restaurants The New York City Council has approved a measure that will give restaurants the option to add a ten percent “COVID surcharge” to a diner’s check. The additional charge, should a restaurant choose to use it, will help the business…

Netflix CEO says Work From Home is a Pure Negative

Netflix CEO says Work From Home is a Pure Negative Asked when he expects his employees to return to the office, Netflix CEO Reed Hastings did miss a beat. “Twelve hours after a vaccine is approved,” he joked in an interview with The Wall Street Journal. Jokes aside, the leader…

5 Steps to Becoming a More Avid Reader

5 Steps to Becoming a More Avid Reader

5 Steps to Becoming a More Avid Reader It may feel like we have all the time in the world these days, as the coronavirus continues to lock most of us in our homes. But even with hours to fill, you may still think that you don’t read enough or…

The 4 Benefits of Working from Home

The 4 Benefits of Working from Home

The 4 Benefits of Working from Home Working from home sounds like a great idea, but it isn’t for everyone. For example, if there are lots of distractions in your house, you’re probably more productive in a different location. Sometimes, people have a hard time getting started in their pajamas.…

Making the Most of Your Remote Job

Making the Most of Your Remote Job If You’re Single

Making the Most of Your Remote Job If You’re Single Thanks to government-mandated social distancing, many of us are working remotely now and thanks to this forced change, there’s a good chance that many jobs will remain remote. So if you’re one of the lucky people who landed a remote…

Several Chase Bank Locations Close Following Protests

Several Chase Bank Locations Close Following Protests Over Discriminatory Lending

Several Chase Bank Locations Close Following Protests Over Discriminatory Lending Protesters in Chicago shut down several Chase Banks across the city this week. These demonstrations are an attempt to draw attention to Chase’s discriminatory lending practices. Activists are now demanding that the bank rectify years of exclusionary lending by investing…

Facebook Acquires Giphy to Integrate With Instagram

Facebook Acquires Giphy to Integrate With Instagram

Facebook Acquires Giphy to Integrate With Instagram Facebook announced Friday that it would be acquiring GIPHY, the leading purveyor of animated GIFs, in a reported $400 million deal. The acquisition envisions a streamlined use of GIFs on Facebook-owned Instagram, where users already enjoy using short animations in GIF form to…

Does Wealth Make a Society Any Happier?

Does Wealth Make a Society Any Happier?

Does Wealth Make a Society Any Happier? The World Happiness Report tests the common saying that money can’t buy happiness. It turns out to not always be true. A correlation exists between a nation’s wealth and its self-reported levels of life satisfaction. Nation’s with higher levels of wealth and income…