Posts by Courtney Hecktus

Quick Pics Get Into Politics

If you don’t have this app, you’ve at least heard of it. It is America’s fastest growing smartphone app and its premises is either devotedly loved or passionately hated by the smartphone population. There is no in between. Snapchat was launched in 2011, and has grown considerably from its 127 users in the first month. As of August 2014 there were 100 million monthly active users involved with the app,

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Vacation Preparation: Road Trip Snacks for Every Rider

With the sorely-missed warm weather finally rolling in, people are preparing for trips to the cottage, family vacations and long awaited- drives with the windows down. Ah yes it all sounds so exciting, until the classic hollering of “Are we there yet?” and “I’m hungry!” start to boom in from the back seat. Did you prepare for that moment? Were you banking on the soggy burger stop an hour away

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Flying in Style: New Technology for Airports

I found myself heading to the airport for my third flight of the year a few days ago. Let’s be clear about one thing: I do not enjoy airports. The anxiety of luggage restrictions, lines and security was more than enough for me to handle, even though I knew I only packed a laptop, a guitar and the lunchable my sweet mother packed me for a snack (Yes, I’m 27).

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Don’t throw; Regrow!

A new season means it’s time for a new hobby, and I’ve got the perfect one for you! All it requires is the leftover vegetables you were about to throw out. No, we are not learning how to use a compost bin. In fact, we’re doing something that is even better for our scraps. We’re going to regrow them! This is easier than it sounds. Once you’ve got your seeds

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Hyperkin Smart Boy: Your Nostalgia is Loading

Depending on where you are, spring may be coming along quite nicely. For those such as myself, Mother Nature hasn’t quite decided if she likes us yet. Regardless, it’s about high time we started opening the windows, and cleaning out the settled layers that have accumulated over a very long winter season. While you’re cleaning, make sure to dig up those old video game consoles and games that you’ve long

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