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Dangerous Dinners: These Everyday Foods Are Bad for Your Dog

By GabbyR, published on Jan 15, 2016

It is hard to resist those big brown eyes as our canine companions hover around the dinner table, begging us to drop a morsel of food their way. Many of us are guilty of feeding our furry friends table scraps, or slipping them the odd piece of human food. For the most part, these occasional little treats do no harm, and our pampered pooches adore us for it. However, there are some foods that can cause harm to your dog, some well known and others a little more surprising.

Whether you have an adult dog or are trying to train a new puppy, you must be constantly vigilant so that your pup... (more)

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Trend Watch: 4 Apps for Mobile Advertising

By GabbyR, published on Dec 22, 2015

So, you have a business or product that you want the world to see.

Maybe you don’t have a million dollars, but you’d like to get the word out anyway. Alternatively, maybe you have a publication or have developed an app and want to add some extra revenue.

Either way, according to digital marketing experts like Jeff Kamikow, mobile native ads are a growing trend you should consider. Some companies do tend to cater to high price advertisers. On the other hand, some are too small to be worth investment. The same goes for the publishing end: There are companies that only care about... (more)

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Frederic Chopin: A Young Composer's Life Cut Short

By GabbyR, published on Oct 9, 2015

The Chopin room at the Polish American Museum is an exhibit of which director Gerald Kochan is particularly proud. As a Polish American, Kochan realizes how important it is to educate others about Poland's rich heritage. What better way to begin than by celebrating the life of Frederic Chopin, Poland's great composer?

Born to Compose

Chopin's father Nicholas was French. After Nicholas immigrated to Poland and found work as a bookkeeper, he met Justyna Krzyanowska and the two married. Frederic was born Fryderyk Francziszek Szopen March 1, 1810, although some scholars believe his... (more)

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These 9 Public Figures Are Also Super-Talented Creative Artists

By GabbyR, published on Oct 2, 2015

For mere mortals, getting screen time in a major motion picture, stage time at a stadium concert, or a hot mic at the United Nations would be the crowning achievement of an otherwise humdrum lifetime. But not for these celebrities and public figures. Public personas aside, they’ve got a collective creative secret: They’re all great visual artists.

1. Brad Pitt, Oscar-Winning Actor

Brad Pitt has saved the children in Africa, rebuilt neighborhoods in New Orleans, locked down Angelina Jolie, and — oh yeah — starred in a whole bunch of critically acclaimed movies. One of Brad’s lesser-known... (more)

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Why Sheikh Saud Bin Saqr al Qasimi Loves China

By GabbyR, published on Sep 11, 2015

By all accounts, His Highness Sheikh Saud Bin Saqr al Qasimi is pleased with the progress his emirate, Ras Al Khaimah, has made in attracting visitors and investment. Though he’s not one to brag out of turn, his public statements indicate that he and his leadership team feel quite secure in their judgment that RAK is ascendant among its UAE fellows. It’s clear that RAK is committed to developing on its own terms — sustainably, steadily and without the pomp and flash that characterize Dubai and Abu Dhabi.

Sheikh Saud Bin Saqr al Qasimi doesn’t appear to rely on good fortune or the munificence... (more)

Tags: ras al khaimah, uae tourism, sheikh saud bin saqr al qasimi, china tourism

Six Realities of Being an Entrepreneur

By GabbyR, published on Sep 3, 2015

In TV shows and movies, entrepreneurship seems glamorous and exciting. From being your own boss to partaking in regular power lunches, popular culture would have you believe entrepreneurs have it made. While these depictions aren’t entirely untrue, working in this capacity isn’t without its challenges. If you find yourself enticed to give up the 9 to 5 and take the entrepreneurial route, consider some of the realities of starting and running a business.

1. You’ll Have to be Patient

Don’t sign the lease papers on the Hummer just yet. For most entrepreneurs, the early years are... (more)

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