Radio Recap: Mobile Tickets

Now that mobile payments currently account for a little more than half of all e-commerce, mobile ticketing can also help increase revenue for ticket vendors and entertainment events alike. No-shows and empty seats are a thing of the past as mobile ticket providers can sell last second seats with the ability to sell tickets up

Radio Recap: Travel Apps

  Currently over 60% of smartphone owners have downloaded some sort of travel-related app. Of those, 30% have booked a last minute reservation from their phone and 24% of both business and leisure travelers have paid for their trip via mobile, all totaling an estimated $150 billion dollars spent in just mobile bookings alone. Today

Radio Recap: Bitcoin

As is stands now, two-thirds of all in-person transactions are made through credit cards, which reveals your name and address with every sale transacted. Credit cards are regularly hacked so much so that 1/3 of all online credit card transactions in London are fraudulent. Credit card companies also rack up over $50 billion dollars in

Technology and Avoidance

Making Phone Calls When a Text is so Much Easier.  By Dawn Rebel Bad news, anxiety, cranky family members — there are endless reasons to avoid making phone calls. The hand-held convenience of instant messaging, email, and text has given us another way to avoid the person-to-person contact that comes with picking up the phone

6 Ways to Get the Most Out of Online Workout Classes

With so many virtual-training programs and workout videos available online (including ours soon!), you can pretty much skip the gym whenever you want—without slacking on your fitness. But online workouts can be easier said than done. Where do you put your laptop? The couch is right there. Here are the best ways to get motivated at home and get your

Inside the Brains of Internet Jerks

A new study published by PLOS ONE might shine a light on who’s behind many of those mean tweets and comments that one in four women between 18-24 say they’ve been a victim of, and we’re guessing you won’t be surprised by the results. According to the study, men with low self-esteem may be more likely to attack women

Airport Pod Simulates the Weather

For anyone who’s ever stepped off a plane into sweltering heat and instantly regretted their decision to dress head-to-toe in mohair, there’s now help at hand. Stockholm’s Arlanda Airport has installed a new “climate portal” that allows travelers to sample the weather at their destination before they go there. Here’s how it works: Before you

Why ANY Screen Time Is Too Much for My Kids

By Stephanie Bernaba I know writing this might not make me the coolest kid at the lunch table. I know many of you may not agree with me on this. But I want to discuss it anyway. I don’t think young children should have access to smartphones or tablets. My kids do not have access, and

Can Choice Compass Help You Make Important Decisions?

If you’ve ever had the hunch that gut feelings lead to the best decision, well, you might not be too far off the mark. An app developed by Northwestern University neuroscientist Julia Mossbridge taps into the body’s physiological response to intuition—specifically, variations in heart rate—to help you sort through decision-making quagmires and figure out what

Radio Show Recap: Educational Toys for Kids

This year the global toys and games industry is expected to hit the $100 billion mark. And now that every marketplace is influenced by high tech gadgetry, children, too, now choose video games and electronic toys over analog toys such as board games and jigsaw puzzles. While 10% of parents say they consider touch devices as