'I wasn't academic and university seemed alien to me. I just wanted to work and ski...' BelfastTelegraph.co.uk Gareth Murphy, the man behind the We Are Vertigo empire, has a thing about the education system here. https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/business/big-interview/i-wasnt-academic-and-university-seemed-alien-to-me-i-just-wanted-to-work-and-ski--37852947.html https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/business/northern-ireland/article37852945.ece/94c54/AUTOCROP/h342/2019-02-26_bus_48283521_I4.JPG Email Gareth Murphy, the man behind the We Are Vertigo empire, has a thing about the education system here. Weekly Business Digest Newsletter He believes schools "have a responsibility to harness individual talents" instead of imposing the same curriculum for every child. Its a view he's held since growing up with two older siblings who he describes as incredibly academic. He says he "struggled in a classroom environment" and found the idea of third level education as an option the … [Read more...] about ‘I wasn’t academic and university seemed alien to me. I just wanted to work and ski…’
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Amazon doesn't really create tech jobs, it just outbids local companies that already have a tough time affording essential talent. Carl Rodrigues Published 7:00 am CST, Wednesday, January 9, 2019 Photo: Hero Images | Getty Images Photo: Hero Images | Getty Images Image 1 of / 1 Caption Close Image 1 of 1 Photo: Hero Images | Getty Images My City Wasn't Chosen for Amazon's HQ2. I'm Thrilled. 1 / 1 Back to Gallery Twenty cities fought tooth and nail to become Amazon.com’s second headquarters. When my city “lost,” I breathed a sigh of relief. It’s not because I don’t love Toronot, but because I do. When you invite a giant into your … [Read more...] about My City Wasn’t Chosen for Amazon’s HQ2. I’m Thrilled.
Connie Chen, provided by Published 9:47 am CST, Tuesday, January 8, 2019 The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase. Empower There are a wealth of different ways to manage your finances, but the app that has helped me the most is Empower. Empower is the free personal financial advisor in your pocket that connects all your financial accounts, then helps you track money and discover hidden savings. I've used it for the last few months, and it's the only personal finance app on my phone because of its ease of use and variety of automated saving and tracking features. Few people can say they have their finances in perfect shape. We can all stand to improve the way we make, spend, and save money, and there are several ways to do so, from using robo-advising services and investing apps to simply selling your old, unwanted stuff. However, we … [Read more...] about Empower, a freemium personal finance app, helped me identify $4,500 in hidden savings opportunities that I wasn’t taking advantage of
By Joey Guerra Updated 9:07 am CST, Monday, December 31, 2018 Gia Gunn knows she made good TV on "All Stars." Gia Gunn knows she made good TV on "All Stars." Photo: Mike Coppola/Getty Images Photo: Mike Coppola/Getty Images Image 1 of / 17 Caption Close Image 1 of 17 Gia Gunn knows she made good TV on "All Stars." Gia Gunn knows she made good TV on "All Stars." Photo: Mike Coppola/Getty Images Gia Gunn says 'it wasn't that serious,' honored to rep the trans community on 'All Stars' 1 / 17 Back to Gallery Gia Gunn wants you to relax. The transgender performer says she knew exactly what she was doing on "RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars" 4. And it made you talk about her, right? She … [Read more...] about Gia Gunn says ‘it wasn’t that serious,’ honored to rep the trans community on ‘All Stars’
By The Washington Post | December 20, 2018 at 7:25 am By Isaac Stanley-Becker | The Washington Post Only stray bricks and wooden boards remained where Meghan Panu’s house once stood. This was odd, because there hadn’t been a fire. Or an earthquake. No, the young woman’s home had been wheeled away on a trailer on which it had been sitting outside a St. Louis warehouse for home remodeling supplies. Hers was no ordinary house, with foundations anchoring it in the ground. It was a tiny house. And it vanished over the weekend. For two years, the recent graduate of Webster University had been working on the minimalist accommodation. She had drawn a floor plan, installed sheep’s wool insulation, and found electric and water sources. The home rose 12 feet high, with green windows, a tin roof and stained cedar siding. Construction had cost about $20,000. Panu was planning to move in this coming spring, taking part in the tiny house movement. The architectural and … [Read more...] about She spent two years building a tiny house. Then thieves wheeled it away when she wasn’t watching.