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The Lighter Side: Random Aviation Facts

A Boeing 737 weighing 150,000 pounds (68,000 kilograms) must deflect about 88,000 pounds (40,000 kg) of air — over a million cubic feet (31,500 cubic meters) down by 55 feet (16.75 meters) each second while in flight.
A commercial aircraft door will not open in flight because it is actually bigger than the window frame itself, and the door opens inward toward the cabin.

Would You Rather Text Than Talk? Essential Tips For Business Texting

You use your iPhone or Android for everything else. Your spouse even texts you to grab some milk at the store or to tell you they’ll be gone when you get home. It’s quick, easy and gets the job done. Why not in business too?

If you’re going to text for business purposes, follow these 7 texting tips to keep it professional:

Consider if your message is urgent.

Shiny New Gadget Of The Month:

Now it’s super easy to keep track of stuff on the go. Just attach, stick or drop your Tile into any item you might lose: laptops, wallets, keys, guitars, bikes—you name it. Download and sync the app and you’ll never have to worry about losing it again! Pre-order this little device and you’ll be able to:

Use Tile on as many things as you want.

The Lighter Side: Happy Cookie Month!

The most popular type of home-baked cookie is the Chocolate Chip cookie.
Over-mixing the dough or adding too much flour can result in hard, tough cookies.
The first animal crackers were produced in the United States by Stauffer’s Biscuit Company in 1871. Nabisco’s Barnum’s circus version hit the market in 1902.
The modern version of the Fig Newton was created in 1891 and is named for the city of Newton, Massachusetts.

How To Prevent ATM Skimming

Over a billion dollars are lost each year in the United States through “ATM Skimming” – far more than any losses from bank robberies – and it’s growing at a rate of more than 10% every year.

ATM Skimming is a cybercrime where the criminals steal (or “skim”) your ATM/debit card data when you’re using a typical ATM machine.

The Constant Climb Of Entrepreneurship

Today, as I write this, I am sitting on a veranda with the most magnificent views of Jamaica. I came here to speak at the annual Business Summit event in Kingston, and my wonderful host has me staying in a villa at Strawberry Hill. My room sits on top of a mountain (a hill for Jamaicans, a mountain for New Jerseians), overlooking other mountains in all directions.