Author: Amber Kahwaji

Grey’s Anatomy Star Secures $20 Million Contract

Big news for the entertainment industry today, and even bigger news for women. Actress Ellen Pompeo secured a two-year contract for her role on the hit ABC show “Grey’s Anatomy.” The contract is part of a renewal for the hit show which is still the highest rated show on ABC. It secures another two seasons for the show, earning Pompeo $575,000 an episode making her the highest paid actress on a primetime drama series. She will also earn between $6 to $7 million in backend equity for the series, earning Pompeo a total of $20 million over the next...

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American Industries That Are Dying Out

With the new year brings new changes, and some of those changes are affecting various industries within the U.S. In a December 2017 report by the U.S. Department of Labor, the unemployment rate has decreased to 4.1 percent and is maintaining that rate without any reported changes. But even as jobs are being added in fields such as health care and construction, there are still American industries that are having a hard time staying afloat with the constant advancement of technology. Here are a few industries that are dying out, according to NowThis Money. Video and DVD Rental Rental...

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The Difference Between Serums and Oils

I love skincare products, and I love trying out new methods to incorporate into my skincare routine. Two products that have become popular, and something I’ve been interested to learn more about, are serums and oils. Serums and oils started to gain popularity when models like Miranda Kerr and Adriana Lima began sharing skincare secrets with the rest of us common folk. The one item they always raved about was their serum or facial oil. I had to know why these two products kept coming up as celebs’ skincare must-have, so I started doing some research. The first thing I...

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Is The Raw Water Trend Safe To Try?

With a new year comes a new trend, and this year it’s raw water. Apparently, raw water is exactly as it sounds, water that is unfiltered and straight from the source, bottled in all its bacteria-filled glory. The trend began pretty much with the start of the new year. One company, called Live Water, is located in northern California and has created quite the buzz regarding this new water trend. According to their website, Live Water bottles their water from Opal Springs located in Madras, Oregon. The creators of Live Water spent over a year finding a suitable spring...

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How We Set Relationships Up To Fail

Relationships are tough, especially at the point of the relationship where one or both parties are wondering where is this going from here? Once the honeymoon phase fizzles out, it’s all about learning to compromise, communicate, and overall co-exist with another human. This can also be the scariest time in a relationship because it usually helps determine if it’ll last much longer than the first few exciting months. But how much of the longevity of a relationship do we subconsciously control? Perhaps it’s more than we think. We’ve all heard the term, “Setting ourselves up for failure.” It’s when...

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Golden Globe Attendees Stand In Solidarity, Announce Time’s Up!

On Sunday, January 7, Hollywood elite attended the 75th Annual Golden Globe Awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, California. The award show honors outstanding T.V. and film work from the previous year, and is the first big award handed out to its lucky recipients to kick off award season. But this year there was a slight shift. This year the industry chose to use their platform to remind the world that time is up when it comes to sexual violence, in every industry not just within the entertainment industry. Attendees wore black in solidarity with the...

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