What It Takes To Do Bin Cleaning The Right Way

Before the cleaning process begins, each bin is checked for any remaining debris. If there is any trash remaining in your bin, after trash collection has been made, we will bag any remaining trash and place it back into your trash bin after our cleaning process has completed. After the initial inspection, the container is […]

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Here’s the Scoop: Why My First Job Mattered

Scooping ice cream is tougher than it looks. Rows and rows of rock-hard ice cream can be brutal on the wrists. As a teenager working behind the counter at Baskin-Robbins in Honolulu, I was less interested in what the job meant for my future and more concerned about what it meant for my jump shot. […]

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Hillary Clinton tells girl who fears deportation: ‘Let me do the worrying’

In her effort to appeal to Latino voters ahead of the Nevada primary, Hillary Clinton is pushing a new TV ad that tackles immigration — a major focus of her campaign. Clinton’s ad, entitled “Brave,” features a campaign trail exchange she had with a 10-year-old who is scared her parents could be deported. “My parents, […]

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Twitter Is in Real Trouble

All successful social media businesses have one thing in common: they are constantly growing their user bases. Sadly, Twitter reported 320 million users in the December quarter, flat with the previous quarter and up 9% YoY, missing analysts’ expectations by 5 million users. And to make matters worse, the service lost over 2 million active […]

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Husband learns wife is pregnant from her Fitbit data

When Reddit user David Trinidad looked at his wife’s Fitbit data and noticed her heart rate was well above normal, he posted his concerns on the popular message-board site. “I’m not sure if something is wrong with the sensor,” he wrote, adding that she logged 10 hours of activity in Fitbit’s “fat burning zone” without […]

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Why Coldplay And Beyonce Won’t Be Paid For Their Super Bowl Halftime Gig

The Super Bowl 50 Halftime Show’s list of performers would make the promoters of any major music festival jealous. Coldplay will serve as headliner with a confirmed guest appearance from Beyoncé; Bruno Mars is reportedly slated to join the festivities as well, and Lady Gaga will sing the national anthem before kickoff. Add up the […]

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A case of FGM is reported in England every 109 minutes

LONDON — Children’s charity Plan UK has warned of the alarming scale of the “hidden danger threatening girls at home and around the world.” The latest figures reveal that a case of female genital mutilation (FGM) is recorded in England every 109 min. In 2015, 2,421 cases of FGM were recorded in England from April […]

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Gwyneth Paltrow says ex-husband Chris Martin is ‘like my brother now’

Good luck consciously uncoupling this thought from your brain. In an interview for Glamour’s March issue — featuring Gwyneth Paltrow as its cover girl — the actress said that ex-husband Chris Martin is now like a “brother” to her. Paltrow and the Coldplay frontman were married for 10 years before separating in March 2014 and […]

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Work From Home In 2016: The Top 100 Companies For Remote Jobs

As technology gives us the freedom to work from anywhere, more and more people are prizing the ability to do so. Many companies are responding with flexible work schedules, and seeming to acknowledge the trend, the Department of Labor just announced that in 2017 it will resume its contingent workforce survey, which was last conducted […]

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This is the real price you pay for ‘free’ public Wi-Fi

For many years, New York City has been developing a “free” public Wi-Fi project. Called LinkNYC, it is an ambitious effort to bring wireless Internet access to all of the city’s residents. This is the latest in a longstanding trend in which companies offer ostensibly free Internet-related products and services, such as social network access […]

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