Author Archives: Dana Taddeo

Wild Card: Women Can Still Change This Election Outcome

Wild Card: Women Can Still Change This Election Outcome

Women have always been one of the biggest groups of supporters in President Obama’s corner. In 2008, women supported Obama 56% compared to John McCain’s 43%, according to Reuters. But this time around, the president’s hold on female voters isn’t as strong, and the floundering support has the potential to be the difference between a second term for Obama and a first term for Romney. More »

10 Female Celebs Who Show Big Support For President Obama

10 Female Celebs Who Show Big Support For President Obama

Supporting President Obama for re-election seems to be the hip thing to do in Hollywood, especially among women. Some of the most prominent female celebrities have publicly voiced their support for Obama in this year’s election. Whether they do it officially through a campaign PSA, or not so officially through a not so subtle fashion statement like Katy Perry, famous women have been voicing their opinion left and right, well, mostly left. More »

Hurricane Sandy Isn’t Going To Stop New Yorkers From Getting The iPad Mini

Hurricane Sandy Isn't Going To Stop New Yorkers From Getting The iPad Mini

Though I seemed to have forgotten that Apple is releasing a slightly enlarged iPod today, the New Yorkers who lined up for the iPad Mini obviously have not. Considering the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy on the East Coast, its quite surprising that an estimated 750 people, according to Fortune, made their way to Apple’s flagship store on fifth avenue to be among the first to own the new creation. The only lines I’ve seen over the past four days are at gas stations and for shuttle buses, which begs the question, how did these New Yorkers get to fifth avenue and how long did it take them? More »

10 Of The Most Powerful Horror Film Heroines

10 Of The Most Powerful Horror Film Heroines

You may have forgotten, but today is Halloween. Other than Hurricane Sandy coverage, horror films are taking up airwaves today. Classics such as Carrie, Halloween and The Texas Chainsaw Massacre will be playing all day. Besides being scary as hell, these movies have something in common: they all have kick-ass female main characters. Take a look at who we think are the memorable horror film heroines. More »

9 Celebrities Who Teamed Up With Superstores To Make Millions

9 Celebrities Who Teamed Up With Superstores To Make Millions

Drew Barrymore is the latest celebrity reportedly teaming up with a big super store to launch her own line. The Cover Girl’s contract with Procter & Gambel is up in January, according to WWD, and according to Stylelite.com Barrymore is creating her own line of cosmetics for Walmart. The actress is the latest of many celebrities who have teamed up with department stores to turn their famous names into mega-brands. More »

10 Scary Movie Bosses We Are Afraid Of

10 Scary Movie Bosses We Are Afraid Of

Most people complain about their bosses, but compared to some of the silver screen’s most famous bosses, yours in an angel. Whether they were an intense magazine editor, a greedy Wall Street businessman, or the devil (literally), these movie bosses struck fear into our hearts, while also making us thankful that we work for semi-normal people.
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10 Things Creatives Are Scared Of At Work

10 Things Creatives Are Scared Of At Work

Most people’s phobias usually include heights, animals or some type of creepy crawler. For creatives, phobias take on a whole different meaning. These people are usually eccentric in some way, and the fears they have are no different. According to an infographic put together by Column Five, the writers, advertising gurus and graphic designers in your office are afraid of unconventional things like cubicles, Microsoft Excel and the “helicopter boss.” More »

In Honor Of Her Birthday, 10 Facts About Hillary Clinton That Will Blow Your Mind

In Honor Of Her Birthday, 10 Facts About Hillary Clinton That Will Blow Your Mind

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton turned 65 today. We can spend a few hundred words talking about her accomplishments as a lawyer, politician and mother, including her degree from Harvard Law School, the fact that she was the first female partner in her Arkansas law firm, or the fact that she was inducted into the National Women’s Hall of Fame in 2005, but that’s been done. Instead, we are giving you ten of the most unusual facts we found about her. Happy Birthday, Hillary! More »

New Survey Reveals College Kids Just Want To Be Rich

New Survey Reveals College Kids Just Want To Be Rich

This may not come as a shock to most people, but a new Cornell study revealed that college freshman are all about the Benjamins. What may come as a shock, however, is the class of 2016 seems to care more about being wealthy than last year’s freshman. According to The Cornell Daily Sun, the university’s survey showed that 86% of their newbies feel being wealthy is very important or essential–a 13.4% increase compared to the class of 2015. When the university compared the results with other schools’, it was shown that the change was not unique to Cornell. More »

The 12 Scariest People In Your Office

The 12 Scariest People In Your Office

Halloween only comes around once a year, but that doesn’t mean its the only time you’re surrounded by frightening creatures. They may not be ghosts or monsters, but some of your co-workers and bosses can be considered terrifying in their own way. Take a look at who we think should be considered the scariest people in your office this October. More »

The 10 Best Companies For Internships This Year

The 10 Best Companies For Internships This Year

Internships often get a bad rap. While they are good resume-builders and give you the experience employers look for, they are often unpaid and require you to do the most menial of work. However, there are internships that provide you with everything an internship should–an educational experience, meaningful work and a resume boost. And with the recovering economy, internships are a great way to break into your chosen field. If you’re still unconvinced, or you’re looking for an internship that will actually teach you something, look no further. Vault.com, a source for employer and university rankings and ratings, released Tuesday their list of the 10 best internships of the year based on networking opportunities, training, meaningfulness of the work, and intern satisfaction. More »

Low Point: A Texas Woman Faked Her Own Kidnapping To Get Out Of Work

Low Point: A Texas Woman Faked Her Own Kidnapping To Get Out Of Work

The first thing I thought of when hearing that Texas native Shelia Bailey Eubank faked her own kidnapping to “get a day off from work,” was “is her boss a slave driver?” To feel the need to develop an elaborate scheme simply to play hooky is mind-blowing! Would a simple “I’m sick” not have sufficed? Whatever the case may be, Eubank was found tied up in the back of her own vehicle and told police she had been carjacked by a drug dealer, according to Gawker.

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