Five Things You Should Know This Week

Cara Lucas Cara Lucas, Current Affairs

1. Why Wal-Mart can afford to give its workers a 50% raise: The world’s largest retailer is under fire for its low wages. But the numbers show it can easily pay more without tanking its stock.

2. This is how much money people with your personality make: You’re in possession of a unique set of neurons, but how does that determine the amount of money you make?

3. Did Google basically just ruin YouTube?: YouTube faces mounting criticism for tying its comment section to the social platform.

4. Fast food is supposed to be fast: Following Twitter complaints, McDonald’s is adding a third drive-thru window. It’s called “The Fast-Forward Drive-Thru.”

5. Why You

Should Take a Nap Today: Studies of napping have shown improvement in cognitive function, creative thinking, and memory performance.

Cara Lucas

Cara is the Marketing Manager here at Kinetix and resident Renaissance woman. She refers to herself as a writer, but we think that’s limiting. Instead we call her many things: co-strategist, idea machine, brand builder, Kinetixizer, social-media plugger, blogger, and all-around creative specialist. If you wanna schmooze, try talking DIY and fitness, then top it off with a quick kid or pet mention—gets her every time. Tweet her at @caralucas44.