The Olympics is a fun event that allows even the most couchbound person to dream of athletic prowess and the unending glory of the medal podium. As we leave behind the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang and look forward to the next games (see you in the summer of 2020 in Tokyo!), we’re reminded of just how effective the Olympics can be in terms of diplomacy and international friendship.
Not that long-ago fan conventions were the punchlines in jokes about nerds who were passionately devoted to science fiction and fantasy TV shows, books, and movies. But now fan conventions are a big business and essential to the success of some of the grandest TV shows and movies.
Security experts stress password strength. And, for good reason! The collective digital landscape is as dangerous as it is vast. Malware, spyware, phishing scams, DDoS attacks … the hackers of the world will stop at nothing to pry your data loose. As such, internet security is very, very big business. But if history has taught us anything it’s that even the safest, most expensive virus protection software has its faults.
In light of this year’s disastrous screw-up at the Oscars, we thought that we would take a look back at the most hilarious and cringe-worthy award show fails in history.
When you first start your own business, you’ll quickly realize just how much you don’t know. From founding a board of directors to sitting down with your accountant, all your research will quickly get thrown to the side as you start learning what strategies work best for you and your business.
In our political news cycle, we’ve gotten used to seeing politicians speaking about the most recent tragic event with an air of aggrieved resolve. They say that they’ve seen this problem coming, but were unable to stop it because of the inaction, or ignorance of the other side. Then they tearfully commit to stopping further tragedy. This cycle has become depressingly familiar.
As the world is still reeling from the results of November 8th, people have been reaching out to each other to try and heal the wounds of such a divisive campaign. One way that people have tried to distract themselves from the impending disaster that takes office on January 20th is humor.
The town-hall style Second Presidential Debate that was held on Sunday, October 9th went pretty much as most Americans expected. Hillary Clinton was professional, proper and stuck mostly to her talking points, while Donald Trump roamed the stage aggressively, giving at most a one-sentence answer to the question before going off on his own tangent.
Being a good boss is all about being a good delegator — and keeping employees happy and motivated, of course. In order to do this, bosses might keep secrets from time to time.