Articles by Dan Blacharski



Exciting Fashion Footwear Trends For 2018

2018 will see some exciting new fashion trends in footwear, with new fashions this year offering up an interesting and somewhat confusing mix of styles. On one hand, Fashion Week showed us a lot of…


Ghosts of Historic Gettysburg

Hundred-and-fifty-year-old cannons and threadbare Confederate uniforms are a lot more exciting than they sound, and our recent trip to Gettysburg, Pennsylvania yielded up an exciting adventure filled with outstanding restaurants in historic buildings, a rare…


Making the Gig Economy Work

How we define “job” is not a fixed concept, and the idea of a job as being selling one’s labor to a corporation in exchange for a wage is rapidly being replaced with “gig economy”…


Traveling Butts guys may get prison time in Thailand

Being an American myself, I don’t like the term “ugly Americans,” but sometimes it fits. Joseph Dasilva and Travis Dasilva, a married couple from San Diego, call themselves the “Traveling Butts” as they take pictures…


The Appeal of Tiny Homes

When it comes to tiny homes, the appeal is real … still. The tiny house movement in the United States is still going strong, about a decade after it firmly settled into America’s cultural, social,…



Smart homes for the middle class

Smart homes are no longer the domain of the rich and famous, or the dreams hatched by 1960s cartoons with flying cars. Builders are moving aggressively towards smart home innovations – and while the early…


Book Review: Born in the Cloud Marketing

BORN IN THE CLOUD MARKETING: Transformative Strategies for the Next Generation of Cloud-Based Businesses (ManhattanBay Business Innovation Series) Written by NewsOrg.Org editor-in-chief Dan Blacharski (yours truly), this book looks at the great disruptions occurring in…