Category Lifestyle

Best Cities for a Weekend Getaway (Without Breaking the Bank)

Play dates, meetings, appointments and meetings fill our daily lives, devouring every moment like an insatiable monster. Most of us would love to get away from the daily grind occasionally, but, more often than not, the cost of vacationing makes “Netflix and chill” more attractive than hitting the open road. A fun weekend getaway doesn’t have to cost an arm and a leg, however. If you crave a couple of

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Midterms 2018: Congressman Ivan A. Blanco and Public Service from the Heart

In the U.S., members of the House of Representatives are elected for two-year terms. This is the perfect amount of time to ensure representatives serve the unique needs of their constituents. Naturally, 24 months can also pass by rather quickly. And, here we are–midterms 2018. In this series, we will learn more about the issues and successes facing the CNMI from the sphere of Congressman Ivan A. Blanco. We interviewed

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Beauty is More Than Skin Deep: An Interview with Jaiden Santos

Today, we are venturing into a different world: the beauty pageant universe. In this series of lifestyle posts, we are going to interview a beauty pageant contestant to learn more about their experience and lessons learned. For our first post, we are focusing on the 2018 Miss Marianas Beauty Pageant. This particular pageant is held annually for residents of the CNMI…learn more about these beautiful islands here. And, thankfully, Miss Jaiden

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Apps That Turn Your Chores Into a Game

Video games are well known for how well they hook the player into persisting to reach goals and to level up. Sometimes people feel more motivated to level up in their game than in their “real life.” This phenomenon led developers to explore gamification of daily life. Apps that merge gameplay with daily activities may motivate you to workout, clean house or complete tasks on your to-do list. The best-known

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Social Media News February 2017

Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter all made some recent changes. For February 2017 we offer another installation in our Social Media News. Instagram expanded your storytelling capabilities, Facebook is giving LinkedIn a run for their money, and Twitter strengthens their efforts to curb bullying. Instagram Social Media News They say a picture is worth a thousand words. But sometimes one picture is not enough. Instagram now lets you share up to

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