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5 Halloween Charts That Will Make You Shriek

All Hallows Eve is upon us. That amazing time of year when you can hang a bloody skeleton from a flag poll, and everyone goes about their day like nothing is out of the ordinary. Aside from trying to scare the happiness out of every child on your block, Halloween has quickly turned into a…

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Star Wars Set To Break All-Time Record

For most Star Wars fans, this week’s been a long time coming. The biggest news was the release of the Star Wars: The Force Awakens trailer. In 3 days, the trailer already had more than 30 million views, but that’s what this movie franchise is all about: setting records. Although the Star Wars films are some of…

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Federal Workers Earn 78% More Than Private Sector Workers

According to a study of data from the Bureau of Economic Analysis, conducted by the Cato Institute, compensation for federal workers is 78% higher on average than compensation for private sector employees. Federal compensation averaged $119,934 in 2014, which was 78 percent higher than the private-sector average of $67,246. To put this in perspective, the…

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Tobacco Is Killing Chinese Men By The Millions

Cigarettes are an increasingly gendered health risk in China, according to a new study that reports 68% of Chinese men smoke, compared to just 3.2% of women. The study of male and female smoking trends, published in medical journal The Lancet on Oct. 8, doesn’t mince words when it comes to health risks. The authors conclude that…

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Volkswagen Stock Price Plunges After Emissions Scandal

Volkswagen AG lost almost a quarter of its market value after it admitted to cheating on U.S. air pollution tests for years, putting pressure on Chief Executive Officer Martin Winterkorn to repair the reputation of the world’s biggest carmaker. Volkswagen plunged as much as 23 percent to 125.40 euros in Frankfurt, wiping out about 15.6 billion…

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Legal Marijuana Tax Revenue Skyrockets

Legal marijuana tax revenues have been breaking records in Colorado this summer, nearly doubling monthly numbers from last year and on pace to exceed projections of legal sales that bring revenue back to the state. Through the first seven months of this year, Colorado has brought in nearly$73.5m, putting the state on pace to collect over…

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Visual Content Helps Marketers Tell Better Brand Stories

As a content marketing agency, we’re always looking for opportunities to help brands tell their stories in engaging and meaningful ways. As technology advances and new tools integrate in the marketplace, an interesting phenomenon occurs: The way we digest and experience content changes. Consider the news. Think about how we followed current events 20 years…

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5 Charts Every Student Can Relate To

It’s already the start of another school year. Summer flew by, and you never called that girl from third period. You were busy playing X-box, eating pizza rolls, and sleeping in ’til 4:00 p.m. But all good things must come to an end. Here’s 5 charts that all students can relate to. That New S*** As…

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Zac Efron’s DJ Movie Busts

If you haven’t heard of Zac Efron’s new movie, “We Are Your Friends” don’t worry, no one else has either. What was marketed as a “passion project” for Efron has resulted in a measly opening weekend performance. The movie only had a $6 million budget, but in it’s first weekend at the box office returned…

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Back To School Shopping Schedule

It’s late August and that means back to school season is almost over. All your shopping is done…right? Well, according to some new MasterCard Research 26% of people don’t complete back to school shopping until after the school year has already started.

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