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Toward a Cash-Free Society?

Can you imagine a cashless world? The rise of mobile payments has certainly provided some primary steps on the road to a paperless currency system. Although we are still well off from becoming totally cashless, it is clear that we are in a transitional state.

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Alone in a Dark Room

How do you deal with self-consciousness in public settings? As humans we are social beings who often strive to become a part of a community. The need to be social and make connections can make the appearance of being alone in public terrifying and off-putting.

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Story Time Vibes

Albums are subjective and often rely on personal thoughts and feelings. However, in “How to Be a Human Being,” by Glass Animals, the listener is quickly immersed into the fictional stories of everyday people.

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Who Can We Believe in this Presidential Election?

As we make the final turn toward the home stretch of this painful election season, many voters are still wondering exactly how we got here. The barbs and accusations keep flying, mud continues being slung like never before in recent history, and policy discussions remain vague. In the final installment of our continuing series, our MBU Timeline bloggers write about these “Faulty Arguments” that are too often being sold — or attempted to be sold — as truth to an electorate that needs to be informed like never before.

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