After starting the year valued at $1,000, Bitcoin is aiming to end 2017 strong—on December 7th, the price per coin hit a record of $17,000, marking an increase of more than 1,700%. Bitcoin is the largest of the cryptocurrencies, which are virtual coins that are mined—the process through which new bitcoins are created and transactions are recorded and verified—by computers using complex algorithms.

Millennials get a tough rap. If it’s not a news story about how entitled they act, they’re being told they’ll never be able to afford to buy a house because they spend their money on avocado toast. Maybe it’s not actually the toast—maybe they’re not able to purchase a home because 63% of millennials have more than $10,000 in student loan debt.

Sexual harassment and assault in the entertainment industry has always been Hollywood’s worst kept secret, but with women speaking out now, and providing indisputable evidence, it can no longer be swept under the rug. Prominent men in television such as Bill O’Reilly, Charlie Rose and the latest, Matt Lauer, have been fired from their respective companies, bringing attention to how prevalent this issue is in the entertainment industry.

What is Wearable Technology?
Wearable technology encourages wearers to be more engaged in their health and lifestyle choices. In addition to being a fashionable accessory, wearables collect pertinent data that can be sent to the wearer’s physician. This market is growing at a rapid pace, with 1 in 5 Americans owning a wearable tech device. In contrast to a one-time blood pressure reading at an appointment, wearables provide data taken over a period of time, such as sleep patterns, heart rate, and activity levels.

Education has changed drastically over the past decade, due to the introduction of mobile applications in the classroom. While it may seem foreign or unnecessary to parents, this way of learning and communicating is here to stay. Traditionally, accessing technology was limited only to those who could afford to purchase a computer. However, in recent years, the cost of a smartphone has made technology more accessible to the masses, which is why there are now almost 7 billion smartphones in the world.

Thanksgiving is almost here, and to many Americans, that means turkey, football and Black Friday shopping.  Love it or hate it, it’s become something of an institution in the United States.  The day after Thanksgiving first became popular among shoppers in the late 1920s, when Macy’s department store advertised holiday sales during their annual Thanksgiving Day parade in New York City.