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Five Companies that are Socially Active

 We live in a world that is socially aware. We know about poverty, we know about the threats faced by the environment, and we know about crimes against humanity. It is no longer acceptable to just sit back and do nothing while dangerous and damaging occurrences happen around us. As part of the human race and the citizens of earth, we have a social responsibility to do what we can, when we can to make things better. The same goes for businesses. Each company has a responsibility to humanity and the planet, to be socially involved and to give back in whatever way possible. There are some companies who do commendable work in this area and their contributions to society are admirable. Here is a list of the top five socially active companies:

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What is Open Data?

“Open data is data that can be accessed, freely used, shared, and built on by anyone, anywhere for any purpose” – The Open Knowledge Foundation (2005). Open data needs to be licensed to be used freely as open data. Opposed to open data is copyright data that requires special permission or needs to be paid for to be accessed and cannot always be redistributed freely. Open data needs to be freely available in bulk, free of charge or at a reasonable cost and available to everyone without restriction, including for commercial use.

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People Who Met Online and Things Didn’t End Up Well

We’ve all been warned about the dangers of online dating and being catfished. There has even been several successful movies that have been based on the very same premise. Online dating is not only dangerous but it can also be a big waste of time. Dating is already a messy business. Adding a virtual stranger to the mix is only asking for more trouble. Here are six stories about online dating that will give you second thoughts about picking the Internet as your dating platform. These stories will definitely feed your paranoia.

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Are You Being Catfished?

 Online dating is now an accepted form of meeting new people. With busy schedules and long working hours, it has become almost impossible to meet people the old fashion way; in person. With more and more people taking to social media and dating apps, in particular, to find that special someone, a new form of cyber trickery has emerged – catfishing.

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10 Most Common Phobias

Almost everyone has a fear of something or the other. But a phobia refers to extreme amounts of fear that can cause severe emotional distress. The uncontrollable fear could be triggered by something real or imaginary. For some people, the struggle with a phobia is almost unbearable and even life-threatening. Here is a list of the 10 very common phobias experienced by human beings.

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Weirdest Ways to Get Arrested

When thinking of why people get arrested, you usually think of big crimes like a bank robbery, murder or an act of terrorism. The whole concept of getting handcuffed and thrown in jail is something reserved for hardened criminals; the really bad guys. Interestingly enough though, people have got arrested for less, much, much less. Then again you might think of assault or drunk driving, but, think again. Let us take a look at some bizarre cases of people being arrested for acts that you might not even consider a crime and yet these cases are real.

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What is Stockholm Syndrome?

Stockholm syndrome is basically a psychological response that causes the captive to start identifying intimately with his/her tormentor or captor. The understanding and identification extend to the captor’s demands and agenda. There are certain circumstances when people are caught in a place/situation wherein they are unable to control what is happening to them. They feel an extreme fear of abuse and physical injury and are at the mercy of their captor. The fear can lead them to develop a strategy, a psychological and emotional response, which includes support and sympathy for the tormentor’s plight. This is what is referred to as Stockholm Syndrome.

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5 Common Characteristics of People in Relationships

Dating can be tricky. It works on compromises and there’s always a give and take. A relationship is the state of being emotionally and romantically connected to another person. No relationship is ever perfect. There are always sacrifices and compromises that have to be made by both parties in order to keep the relationship going.

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Ten Things You Wouldn’t Believe You can Buy Online

 Online shopping has made life incredibly convenient and has even become a favourite pastime for some. From groceries to clothes to electronics and kitchen accessories, everything is available on the Internet. And by everything we do mean everything. Some of the most bizarre and most unimaginable things can not only be found but also bought online. Let us take a look at ten of the most unbelievable things you can buy online.

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Five Cheap but Good Smartphones

Technology is an integral part of our lives; we are so attached to our smartphones that they are practically a part of us. Smartphones have come a long way from when the first few models graced us with their presence. With tech upgrades happening virtually overnight, it has become imperative that we too upgrade our phones at least every two years just to keep up. Buying a new smartphone can be quite a task with so many choices and such a wide price range, but it doesn’t have to be. We all want the latest features and the best tech, storage, and speed, but at the same time, we don’t want to part with our life’s savings for a phone. Here is a list of five good phones that do not cost an arm and a leg:

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