Fantasy, Space and New Minimalism Set to Influence Design in 2018

The seventh Creative Trends Report by Shutterstock (NYSE: SSTK) is forecasting 11 styles which it says will be influencing design and visual production in 2018. Fantasy, New Minimalism, and Space are the top three...

Why some fracking wells are prone to triggering earthquakes

Why does fracking cause earthquakes in some places and not others? Alberta scientists say they've figured out some factors that make certain wells prone to triggering earthquakes. That could help make it possible to...

Instacart Acquires Unata Benefiting Small Grocers and Workers in the Gig Economy

The acquisition of Unata by Instacart will bring together two companies who are transforming online grocery shopping — and create plenty of opportunities for contractors in the gig economy and small independent grocers. Benefits of Acquisition...

New MailChimp Campaign Builder Gives Small Business Marketers More Flexibility

The new campaign builder from MailChimp has been improved to give you more flexibility so you can address each point of the campaign when you are ready. Unlike the step-by-step process of the past, the...

72 Percent Will Judge Your Company by the Quality of Your Business Card (INFOGRAPHIC)

A business card is a piece of your company’s direct marketing plan. It typically includes a person’s name, phone number, email address, website and company. While the exchange of business cards might seem outdated...

Billion-dollar nitrogen reduction efforts may have minimal impact on toxic algae blooms: study

Costly efforts to reduce toxic algae blooms on Lake Winnipeg by controlling the amount of nitrogen flowing into the water could have little to no impact, according to the results of a decades-long...

Hidden black hole caught flinging star back and forth in distant cluster

It was a mystery. A star in a massive cluster at the outer edge of our galaxy was moving erratically. Every 167 days, the star would be flung outwards — and then inwards...

71% of Millennials Support Mandatory Paid Family Leave

The issue of mandatory paid family leave by small businesses is being addressed in a new survey by Paychex. In it, 71 percent of millennials showed support, but there is no clear consensus as...

World's biggest underwater cave found in Mexico

A group of divers has found a connection between two underwater caverns in eastern Mexico to reveal what is believed to be the biggest flooded cave on the planet, a discovery that could help...

Intuit Tool Helps Freelancers and Contractors File 1099 Forms

Intuit (NASDAQ: INTU) today unveiled a series of new features for QuickBooks aimed at helping small businesses that work with freelancers and independent contractors. And it can potentially make life easier for those contractors...