Chinese Workers are paid $1.84 an hour to produce I-Pad and I-Phones for the West


Factories covered in suicide nets to stop workers leaping to their deaths 18 people have killed themselves at the facility iPhone, iPad and MacBook assembled in factory in Shenzhen Microsoft, Dell and Hewlett Packard products also built on site Apple have opened the doors to their Chinese ‘sweatshop’ factories where employees are paid as littleContinue reading “Chinese Workers are paid $1.84 an hour to produce I-Pad and I-Phones for the West”

The real reason you’ve put on weight? 8 health problems which could stop you shedding the pounds


The problem may have more to do with your general health than with your food. Here are some simple solutions that could help you beat the bulge Do you seem to keep piling on the pounds no matter how many diets you try? If so, the problem may have more to do with your generalContinue reading “The real reason you’ve put on weight? 8 health problems which could stop you shedding the pounds”

Mommy, can you put down your iPhone?


When I had a child, I swore I wouldn’t be a distracted parent. Then I discovered: Babies are really boring When I first gave birth and brought my baby girl home, I aspired to be the ultimate earth-mother-Gaia-worshipping-priestess from another dimension. Those first few weeks with my child I thought I had transcended all trivialitiesContinue reading “Mommy, can you put down your iPhone?”

Digital Rules for Relationships


Technology gives new meaning to the term power couple. Here’s how to keep these devices from eroding your intimacy. Technology, like most things in life—food, TV, super powers—can be used for good or for evil. Our beloved on-the-go gadgets can be a boon for relationships: They help us find each other in a crowded room;Continue reading “Digital Rules for Relationships”

It’s Shinier and brighter than most Peni’s But! is the new iPhone 5 Worth Cutting Off Your Penis?


  Oh look, how shiny, can your penis compete?  Apple rolled out its latest iPhone , and of course it’s chock full of techie goodness. Enthusiasts started hyperventilating on cue over the bigger screen, beefier processor, updated operating system, and ultrafast wireless. Then they fainted over the fact that Steve Jobs’ earthly spiritual vessel nowContinue reading “It’s Shinier and brighter than most Peni’s But! is the new iPhone 5 Worth Cutting Off Your Penis?”

Who has the Fastest Mobile Networks 2012


PCMag hit the road to test 3G and 4G networks in 30 U.S. cities. Before you buy your next phone or tablet, find out which wireless carrier has the fastest data network where you live. By Sascha Segan, PCMag Staff With more than half of all U.S. mobile phone buyers picking smartphones, we’re all relying heavily onContinue reading “Who has the Fastest Mobile Networks 2012”

The Real Reason Your Wife Is Pissed at You


Can’t seem to pinpoint why your girlfriend is so angry? New research in theJournal of Family Psychology shows you’re not alone. Want sex? Should have washed those glasses you’re holding. Researchers asked 83 couples to discuss two things that made them mad—one chosen by the wife, the other by the husband—and monitored them through a one-wayContinue reading “The Real Reason Your Wife Is Pissed at You”

Thank you for making it easy for me to steal from you……


How many social networks friends do you have?   How many of those people do you actually know? Imagine getting a call from a friend, who tells you she has received a letter from a collection agency asking if they knew where you lived and worked; and that you owed them a considerable amount ofContinue reading “Thank you for making it easy for me to steal from you……”

Why Apple Doesn’t Build Products in the U.S.


People in the automobile industry are buzzing over that New York Timesarticle about Apple, which gave a detailed look at why it builds its products in China. Attracting manufacturing is a huge topic in the Midwest, where Michigan, Wisconsin, Ohio, Indiana and other states are doing everything they can think of to land investments. Dustin Dwyer at our Changing Gears public mediaContinue reading “Why Apple Doesn’t Build Products in the U.S.”

12 Tips to Cut Your Cell Phone Bill


Why pay more than you have to every month? These tips, tricks, and services can help you save plenty of dough on that monster cell phone bill. See that cell phone next to you? Unfortunately, you’re paying too much money for it–every month. If overpaying for what you need sounds like a bad idea toContinue reading “12 Tips to Cut Your Cell Phone Bill”