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Why are sticks of butter long and skinny in the East, but short and fat in the West?

Oct 31, 2014
As we've learned, there is an expert out there for absolutely everything.
Posted In: butter, dairy, listener questions

Fishermen: Patiently waiting for something to bite

Oct 31, 2014
As cod fish disappear, we look at how the fishing industry might adapt
Posted In: fish, fishing, Massachusetts
Eamon Matthews

When it comes to rugby, the US is a developing market

Oct 31, 2014
The sport returns to the Olympics in 2016.
Posted In: rugby, Olympics, business of sports

How seasonal hiring really works

Oct 31, 2014
Companies are relying more on social media.
Posted In: fedex, holiday shopping, seasonal hiring, social media
Pedestrians cross a street in front of a Starbucks.

Soon you will be able to get Starbucks delivered

Oct 31, 2014
Drinking coffee just got lazier.
Posted In: starbucks, delivery services, coffee, lazy
A giant plastic ice cream cone glints in the sun on the South Beach on July 17, 2014 in Lowestoft, England.

Why we take so little vacation

Oct 31, 2014
American workers left some $52 billion in vacation time unused last year.
Posted In: vacation days, workplace culture, human resources

The numbers for October 31, 2014

Oct 31, 2014
For this special Halloween post, here are the spookiest stories we're reading.
Posted In: Halloween, candy, starbucks
A gas pump nozzle sits in a car at a Chevron gas station in San Francisco, California.

How falling prices affect big oil companies

Oct 31, 2014
Lower prices at least make refining more profitable
Posted In: oil earnings, Oil, ExxonMobil, Chevron, oil giants
Madison Bumgarner of the San Francisco Giants holds the MVP trophy following a victory over the Kansas City Royals in Game Seven of the 2014 World Series in Kansas City, Missouri.

The World Series MVP got a recently recalled truck

Oct 30, 2014
Sometimes even when you win, you lose.
Posted In: Chevy, World Series, mvp, car recalls
Tim Cook at an Apple special event at the Flint Center for the Performing Arts in Cupertino, Calif.

Tim Cook and the diversity problem in the C-suite

Oct 30, 2014
"I'm proud to be gay" - Apple CEO Tim Cook writes. But where's the diversity in the C-suite?
Posted In: C-suite, diversity, workforce, workplace diversity, social progress

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