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The 10 Highest Paid Degrees

By Pawan Naidu

While a bachelor’s degree isn’t the only avenue to obtain a job that gives us financial independence, it is a path that many teenagers and parents feel is an investment to transition into adulthood. However, when it comes to money, not all degrees are built the same. Your major largely determines your earning potential, and Payscale recently ranked majors based on alumni salaries.

EU and Japan Create Largest Single Market

By Teodor Teofilov

Presidents of the European Commission and the European Council Jean-Claude Juncker and Donald Tusk and Prime Minister of Japan, Shinzo Abe, have signed a massive trade deal between the European Union (EU) and Japan on July 17, which could come into effect in 2019. It creates a free trade zone that incorporates over 600 million people and almost a third of the world’s GDP.

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exPLAINers of the Week July 9 – 15

By Perfectly Plain Staff

We scour the depths of the media to bring you, our dear readers, what the best explainer pieces are each week. This week we have stopped on two pieces that delve into the life of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, who won the pulled off a political upset in the Democratic primary for the Fourteenth Congressional District, and a comprehensive guide to the messy research into cell phone use and cancer. David Remnick and Julia Belluz bring them to us in an easy to understand and fascinatingly interesting way.

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Trade Wars: A Dangerous Gamble

By Teodor Teofilov

Trade wars have wide implications and may change the world economic order. What will be the effects of Trumps escalating tariff tit-for-tat with China? History may hold some of the answers.

Who are the Supreme Court Finalist

By Pawan Naidu

President Donald Trump is set to reveal his highly anticipated nomination to the Supreme Court. The President has said it is down to one of four candidates which include: Brett Kavanaugh, Thomas Hardiman, Amy Coney Barrett and Raymond Kethledge. The announcement is set for 9:00 p.m. ET.

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exPLAINers of week July 2 – 8

By Perfectly Plain Staff

We scour the depths of the media to bring you, our dear readers, what the best explainer pieces are each week. This week we have stopped on two pieces that delve into the heart of the European Union and the hope for the denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula, and bring them to us in an easy to understand and fascinatingly interesting way.

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Who’s coming for the NFL’s Crown

By Pawan Naidu

There might be cracks on football’s stranglehold on American sports. Whether you believe there is a war on football or not, it can’t be denied the sport has seen ratings decline in the past two years.

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exPLAINers of the Week June 25 – July 1

By the Perfectly Plain Staff

We scour the depths of the media to bring you, our dear readers, what the best explainer pieces are each week.

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There Might Be More to Gravity Than We Thought

By Pawan Naidu

This first detection of gravitational waves was the culmination of an epic scientific quest that resulted in proving Albert Einstein’s landmark theory of gravity. Since then, detectors have seen them multiple times. However, this is only the beginning.

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Anyone else out there?

By Teodor Teofilov

Unimaginable vastness and size; that is our Universe. Its ever-expanding nature is filled with a nearly infinite supply of potential life-giving planets and moons leaves us with one question: Are we alone in the Universe?