Who’da thunk it? Miami, San Diego State, and Florida Atlantic were in the Final Four.
Well, at least one person put their stimulus check to good use: A Texas woman used $1,200 in 2021 to kickstart a small business that’s expected to pull in $1 million this year. How’d she do it? Teaching others the old-fashioned cash stuffing budget.
2022 was a banner year for renewable energy sources: For the first time, more electricity was produced in the U.S. from renewables (21%) than by coal (20%). Growth in wind and solar power drove the increase, accounting for 14% of all electricity produced.
The annual Girl Scout cookie sale is designed to raise money and teach scouts about entrepreneurship. This year’s new offering, Raspberry Rally, gave scouts a hard lesson in customer service when demand greatly exceeded supply. That stinks, but hopefully they learned a lot!
Remember all the hype about NFTs (non-fungible tokens) and the Metaverse last year? Companies are now saying “meh” as Disney and Microsoft have recently shut down their metaverse projects, and Facebook parent Meta has shifted its focus to AI.
Naps are great for a quick recharge, but they don’t replace the sleep lost to late-night doomscrolling. The sleep quality is the key, and naps typically just don’t reach the deeper, more restorative levels. That said, a nap sounds pretty great.