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22 Nov 2017

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Student Life

Top 10 Most Popular Online Shopping Sites for Students 

Nowadays, online shopping is a hobby for many people. Overall, Americans spent $111.5 billion dollars online. This is 8.9 percent of total retail sales. Not surprisingly, younger people do a much higher portion of their shopping online than older population.
Where do students go for their online shopping? We surveyed 200 students and asked them about their favorite online shopping apps and websites. Here is a list of top 10 shopping places.

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Student Life

Top 10 Free Travel Apps for Planning Your Next Adventure 

Who doesn’t like to travel? According to the U.S. Travel Association, spending by resident and international travelers in the U.S. averaged $2.7 billion a day, $113.1 million an hour, $1.9 million a minute, and $31,400 a second in 2016. People spent $683.1 billion on leisure travel, and $307.2 billion on business travel. U.S. residents had 1.7 billion trips for leisure purposes, and 457.4 million business trips in 2016.

Travel planning can be stress-free and fun with the help of technology. Luckily, there are apps that can assist you in all your travel needs, from booking a hotel to picking up a new language.

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Student Life

7 Ways to Get Better Sleep 

We spend roughly one-third of our lives sleeping. For something we do with such regularity, we know very little about sleep. Scientists have not yet fully figured out the exact functions of sleep. There are many theories about the role of sleep in our lives, as it appears to be a very complex and important process. In this TED Talk, a neuroscientist Russell Foster shares three reasons why we sleep and discusses how much sleep people generally need.

Productivity

Top 7 Productivity Podcasts To Get The Most Out Of Your Commute 

For all commuters out there, we put together a list of productivity podcasts that you can listen to while driving. Commute can take up a lot of time in our schedule. The average travel time to work in the United States is 26 minutes, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. If you commute 26 minutes in both directions 5 times a week, that adds up to a total of nine full days in a year spent traveling to work and back. As the economy continues to grow, daily commute time is likely to increase.

Student Life

How to Set Up a Home Gym Under $200 

Have you ever joined a gym, paid membership dues and maybe, a new member fee, and never could find the time to fully use this membership? The complexities of rearranging your schedule and driving to the gym can add extra unnecessary stress to your already busy life. Instead of spending your money on a heavily under-used gym membership, you can spend the same amount or less to set up your own home gym on a budget.

Personal Finance

4 Free Apps for Easily Splitting Bills with Friends 

When you are going out with friends, splitting rent or shared expenses with a roommate, or taking a trip in a group, keeping track of shared expenses and splitting the cost can become tricky. There are apps that simplify this process and allow you to send money to friends and relatives with a push of a button. Here is a list of four best free apps for money sharing with friends and relatives.