Wela Whip - The New York Stock Exchange Crashed... Literally, Internships That Pay More Than Most Full-Time Jobs? FINALLY: WHOLE FOODS APOLOGIZES FOR OVERCHARGING CUSTOMERS, Your Cracked Smartphone Screen Could Soon Repair Itself, One-Year Shopping Ban: How One Woman Lived On Just 51% Of Her Income

The New York Stock Exchange Crashed…Literally No, not the stock market, the exchange itself… all due to a technology glitch which it turns out was due to a botched software update. Yes, a software update like you perform on your iPhone and now your Tesla. If you want to get into the technicalities, take a look at the detailed explanation here. Maybe next time the NYSE will call Apple for help with software updates...Read More

Internships That Pay More Than Most Full-Time Jobs?  That’s right, according to Glassdoor, these five internships pay their summer cohorts through the roof! Facebook comes in at #5 offering interns between $6,600 – $6,800 per month! LinkedIn and Twitter came in at 3 and 4, but the top two were Palantir and VMWare. Aside from the staggering salaries of about $8,000 per month, the perks of working at these technology powerhouses include relaxation services, free dry cleaning and chef-prepared meals each day! Gone are the days of the unpaid coffee runs!...Read More

FINALLY:  WHOLE FOODS APOLOGIZES FOR OVERCHARGING CUSTOMERS Well, we all knew (or maybe hoped) this was coming eventually, but it’s now official that Whole Foods is under investigation for overcharging customers. The NY City’s Department of Consumer Affairs is looking into the grocery store chain for “systemic overcharging for pre-packaged food”. I guess the nickname Whole Paycheck may have been something the store was striving for!?!...Read More

Your Cracked Smartphone Screen Could Soon Repair Itself  That’s right, a new self-repairing material has been developed by researchers in the UK, and they say it’ll be ready to integrate into everything from smartphone screens to nail varnish within the next five years. The technology has been developed by a team from England’s University of Bristol, led by chemist Duncan Wass. Wass was quoted as saying, “We took inspiration from the human body”…so between artificial intelligence, like Siri, and a human like self-repairing skin, there’s no telling what our phones will do next!...Read More

One-Year Shopping Ban: How One Woman Lived On Just 51% Of Her Income  Cait Flanders, who has since started a blog called, Blonde on a Budget which now gets about 30,000 readers a month, found herself up to her eyeballs in debt. After two years of scrimping — which included just one haircut, no travel, no dining out and putting as much as 55% of her monthly income toward her debt — she was debt-free. Check her out for inspiration on how to carry out some extreme budget cutting!...Read More