Lauren Hoffman Blogs

Will Chocolate Go Extinct by 2050?

Chocolate is apparently on track to become extinct by the year 2050. Yes, chocolate. Business Insider reports that over half of the world's chocolate comes from Cacao plants in just two countries in West Africa. The plant can only continue to grow in "rainforested land" 20 degrees north and south... Read More

More People Are Choosing an Uber Ride over an Ambulance

Since it was founded in 2009, Uber has become the most popular transportation system around the globe. When it comes to a medical emergency, people are now more likely to use the ride-sharing app rather than calling for an ambulance. According to NPR , the University of Kansas investigated... Read More

Just How Busy Will the Malls Be on Saturday?

Did you complete your Christmas shopping weeks ago? If not, you're probably one of the 126 million people who will hit the mall this weekend. The National Retail Federation and Prosper Insights & Analytics have released their annual survey and well, you've been warned. According to the NRF , 53... Read More
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