Monthly Archive for: "July, 2015"

Study says using emoji in work emails displays lack of competence

:O ! A new study reveals that using smileys in work emails sends a poor message about you to your colleagues. According to a study by researchers at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, the graphical attempts to keep things light can backfire. “Smileys do not increase perceptions of warmth and actually decrease perceptions of competence,” […]

Bruno Mars donates $1 million to help Flint water crisis victims

Lucky for the people of Flint, Michigan, helping people is what Bruno Mars likes. Bruno is donating $1 million from the ticket sales of his Saturday night show in Auburn Hills, Michigan, to help the victims of the Flint water crisis. He stopped the show to make the announcement, and then said in a statement, […]

Elvis Week 2017 kicks off today

The 2017 edition of Elvis Week, the annual Elvis Presley celebration at Graceland in Memphis marking the anniversary of the King of Rock ‘n’ Roll’s death, kicks off today. The year’s extravaganza, which will commemorate the 40th anniversary of Presley’s passing, will be a nine-day event running through Saturday, August 19, and the first since […]