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Disney Reviewing 'Signage' After Toddler Dragged to Death by Alligator
Thu Jun 16, 2016
In reply to: Murph1 #1.13 I agree. My family and I stayed at the Polynesian Resort last summer and there were quite a few people with just their feet in the water. The signs just said "No Swimming", which people were obviously obeying. Dipping your feet is not swimming. &nbs …
Body of 2-Year-Old Dragged Into Water by Alligator Near Disney Found: Sheriff
Tue Jun 14, 2016
Wow, this one hits close to home for me. My daugther, wife and I went to Disney last summer and stayed at the Polynesian resort. In the evenings, my daughter was playing on the beach and I was wondering if there were alligators in the water. Knowing that they are ambush predators, …
Beyond the Cable Box: Here's How Obama Wants to Stoke Competition
Fri Apr 15, 2016
In reply to: Brian Moss #4.4
Gender Pay Gap Will Be Erased, But It Will Take 118 Years: Report
Thu Nov 19, 2015
I'm so sick of hearing this nonsense about the gender pay gap. There was a recent study that showed women make 97% of what men make when (and this is the key) all other factors are considered. The whole "70 cents" thing is a complete joke. It's almost as idiotic as complaining that …
A College Degree Is Still Worthwhile, But Do Your Homework First
Tue Oct 27, 2015
In reply to: Political Prisoner 2012 #6 You might want to do more research. Where I live, the teachers average about $95K in salary and more than half make over $100K. In addition, they work 190 days per year compared to about 230 in the private sector and have very generous pensi …
Consumers Have Scant Choices When It Comes to Set-Top Pay TV Boxes
Tue Aug 11, 2015
This has really annoyed me for a long time. The cable companies are basically false advertising on all those flyers that offer "bundles" for $99/month. The truth is that you cannot receive their programming without a set top box. Basically, it's like a restaurant selling a soda for …
Tips for Millennials Wrestling With Buy-or-Rent Housing Decision
Tue Aug 4, 2015
In reply to: Shannon Holt #4 Aren't you paying PMI with no money down ? I'm surprised this is even possible since even a tiny drop in your house value will put your mortgage "under water". Banks typically want 20% down since that significantly lowers the risk that of the house val …
Question for the Ages: Do Millennials Earn Less Than Gen Xers?
Tue Jul 21, 2015
In reply to: Veronica 2.0 #3 The problem with a lot of people in my generation is that they believe everything is easy.
Why U.S. Job Growth Isn't Helping Many Americans
Mon Jun 8, 2015
"Each job has paid me a little less than the one before it, which is not the trajectory that I wanted," McBratney said.
Global Companies Face Talent Shortage, Survey Shows
Mon May 18, 2015
In reply to: radar015 #23.4 They just released the college majors with the highest average salaries. 9 out of the top 10 were engineering majors. This is contrary to what you are saying.
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