The Largest Direct Selling Companies in the WorldOctober 8th 2015
Whether you remember your mom buying baking soda from the Watkins Lady, or your Facebook feed is filled with Team Beachbody encouragement posts, everyone is familiar with direct selling companies. Here's a list of the world's largest, including some you may not be familiar with.
11 Countries with US Economic SanctionsSeptember 10th 2015
If you travel the world, you'll find that your United States passport can be a very powerful thing. However, depending on how adventurous a traveler you are, you may sometimes find that your American passport isn't so warmly received in certain corners of the world.
12 Top Reasons for Summer ER VisitsJuly 13th 2015
From the first signs of the days getting longer until school is back in session visits to the ER increase by 15-27%. Factors like increased time outdoors and doing chores that can only be done during the warm weather months increase the likelihood of accidents, burns, and other injuries.
10 Best Business Books to Read This SummerJuly 2nd 2015
The last thing you want to think about during precious downtime this summer is your practice, but taking time to learn more about the business side may be more interesting than you think. Maybe by picking up one of these books on the beach, your practice's business will also pick up.
8 Great Places to Celebrate the Summer SolsticeMay 28th 2015
If you can work your way to a little time off, there are some fascinating places to spend the Summer Solstice, which happens to fall on a Sunday this year. Whether you're in the northern reaches of Europe or partying in Central America, the northern hemisphere has a celebration for you.
In North America and Europe, passports offer citizens the opportunity to see the world, learn about other cultures, and create connections. But African and Middle Eastern passports offer far less opportunities to their holders, whether because of poor government relations or newly established borders.
The 11 Most Powerful PassportsApril 30th 2015
Being properly prepared for border control is a process as simple as flashing a passport or as difficult as waiting 6 months for a visa, depending on where your passport was issued. So who has it easiest to breeze around the world, and who has to jump through the most government hoops?
The 10 Most Livable Mid-Sized CitiesApril 27th 2015
Where is the ideal place to live in the United States? What factors go into choosing the best place for you and your family to settle long term? The AARP Public Policy Institute released their first results from a new "livability index" recently, naming the top cities and neighborhoods to live long into retirement.
Sinaia, Pearl of the CarpathiansApril 8th 2015
When you look up Sinaia, Romania, on Trip Advisor, there are exactly 11 attractions listed for the town. It's not the home of a famous literary antihero, it doesn't have the cachet of the Swiss Alps. But the nickname "Carpathian Pearl" absolutely fits the town.
The Countries with the Lowest Measles Vaccination RatesMarch 19th 2015
Measles is already a hot topic in 2015, and it's not going to go away. But the resurgence of the childhood disease is not just an American problem, it's a global problem that the World Health Organization has been trying to combat on a worldwide scale since 2000.
Top 10 College Basketball MascotsMarch 16th 2015
The best part of college basketball, of course, is the mascots. Whether you have the CBS College Basketball theme music memorized or just pick teams because of their colors, the mascots are a universal delight. There are live animals, people dressed up as animals, and weather phenomena personified.
The 10 Colleges with the Best 20-year Return on InvestmentMarch 12th 2015
Whether you're saving for, attending, or paying off college, higher education is an investment most of the professional world is dealing with. Right now, the average college kid graduates with roughly $30,000 in debt. So what schools can provide the best return on this enormous investment?
15 Destinations to Visit in the SpringFebruary 24th 2015
This is the point in winter when Cabin Fever has lost its novelty and is actually starting to cause a few screws to come loose. What to do while waiting for the snow plow to come through again? Why not plan a spring vacation to help you forget your shovels and Valentine's Day disappointments.