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    What’s Next For The Steel Box That Changed The World? by John Ward
    Published on September 08, 2014
    It’s just a plain box made of corrugated steel, about 8 feet tall and 20 or 40 feet long. But the humble shipping container changed our world. How so? This simple box ushered in a new era of international trade. Containerization enabled
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    The Reason Why You Should Go Abroad by Christine Donato
    Published on October 07, 2014
    About a year ago, my friend Lindsey and I spent three days in Amsterdam as part of a 10-day trip through Europe.  Departing by train from Germany, we knew the minute we stepped foot outside Amsterdam Central…

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Why Black Friday Starts On Thursday

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Is the Automobile Emerging As The Fourth Screen?

There are many observers who believe that the automobile will emerge as a “fourth screen” – behind TV, computers/tablets, and smartphones.