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Vietnamese Boat People
      Vietnamese boat people were refugees who fled Vietnam by boat and ship after the Vietnam War. I know, I was ..
(2017-04-15 19:04)
Ghosts at Work?
Some people in the workforce are engaging in what has begun to be called, “Ghosting”. One person left at lunch. Another made up a story abo..
(2018-07-21 08:55)
WhatsApp Sets Limits to Stop Rumors
Facebook’s WhatsApp will limit the ability of people to forward messages to large groups. The move is as an attempt to curb fast-spreading..
(2018-07-21 08:52)
4-Day Work Week Wins
After experimenting with a reduced schedule (without cutting salaries) for two months, New Zealand estate planning firm Perpetual Guardian..
(2018-07-21 08:48)
How Overqualified People Get Jobs
People wanting to take a step back in their careers may face the obstacle of being overqualified for the position they seek. However, peop..
(2018-07-15 09:23)
Uber Pledges Better Driver Checks
Uber said this week that it was teaming up with background check provider, Checkr, and analytics firm, Appriss, to better track drivers..
(2018-07-15 09:20)
Drug prices are on the rise
During the first 10 days of July, at least ten drug makers raised prices on at least 20 medicines, Rx Savings Solutions and Bloomberg Inte..
(2018-07-15 09:18)
Autonomous Robot Furniture
Who says furniture needs to stay put? Lebanese industrial designer Nour Malaeb has developed a piece of robotic furniture that users ..
(2018-07-15 09:15)
America Needs More truckers
Trucking companies are having a difficult time finding new drivers, even after hiking pay and offering bonuses, according to The Washingto..
(2018-07-08 14:27)
Univision Offloading Fusion?
Univision is looking to divest Fusion Media Group — parent company of sites including Gizmodo and Deadspin — as the company restructures u..
(2018-07-08 14:25)
Groupon Looking to Sell itself?
Groupon and its bankers have been actively working to sell the company, Recode reports, citing two people familiar with the move. The deal..
(2018-07-08 14:23)
Japan Rains Kill Dozens, Millions Flee
Violent weather has wreaked havoc in Japan. Heavy summer rains have resulted in the death of at least 76 people, and more than 1.6 million..
(2018-07-08 14:21)
Don't Let Confusion Derail You
To beat procrastination, schedule time to be confused. Sometimes, we avoid tasks just because we have no idea how to get started. To count..
(2018-07-08 14:18)
Bugs Coming to Dinner Menus
Bugs could be hitting more menus as consumers look for protein alternatives, reports Bloomberg. Insects — already eaten regularly by 2 bil..
(2018-07-08 14:16)
New Way to Learn Coding for Free
 Want to learn to code without paying up front? Programs such as Lambda School, App Academy and even Purdue University are experiment..
(2018-07-08 14:14)
1M People Priced out of Health Insurance
Amid a recent wave of health insurance premium increases, an estimated 1 million people were priced out of the health insurance market in ..
(2018-07-04 12:20)
LaCroix boss accused of groping
The billionaire CEO behind LaCroix, Nick Caporella, has been accused of sexual harassment by two pilots, reports The Wall Street Journal. ..
(2018-07-04 12:16)
Shopping Malls Getting Empty
 Shopping malls across the U.S. haven’t been this empty in six years, according to The Wall Street Journal, with the popularity of on..
(2018-07-04 12:13)
Manure Ruling Stinks for Pork Giant
 Pork giant Smithfield Foods lost a key federal court battle on Friday against a North Carolina couple living near one of the company..
(2018-07-01 12:04)
The Friendship-Jealousy Trap
We’re more threatened when our friends out-do us than when a stranger bests us in the same way, reports The New York Times’ Tim Herrera. T..
(2018-07-01 11:59)
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