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Ice bucket challenge

Diplomats can't take the ice bucket challenge

Aug 21, 2014
Rules apparently bar foreign service members from taking the challenge.
Posted In: Ambassador, social media, Associated Press, ICE
Hundred

Your money's worth more in Mississippi

Aug 20, 2014
Tax Foundation has mapped out the value of your $100 bill in each state.
Posted In: dollars, values, Mississippi, united states

What are you up to during a conference call?

Aug 19, 2014
As your co-workers listen in, they could be emailing, eating or using the toilet.
Posted In: office behavior, conference calls

What makes a good writer at Sports Illustrated?

Aug 18, 2014
An internal document shows Time Inc. is rating how writers benefit advertisers.
Posted In: journalism, ethics, Sports Illustrated

Jawbone tracks big cities' 'Zzz's

Aug 15, 2014
The Wall Street Journal visualized hundreds of Up users' sleep schedules.
Posted In: wearable, big data, sleep

Headlines that make you go, 'Wait... what?'

Aug 14, 2014
Kai's idea for a new Marketplace segment.
Posted In: harvard, robotics, Wall Street Journal

People still use AOL. It's true.

Aug 13, 2014
AOL still has users. And they're getting a lot for their membership.
Posted In: aol, internet access, elderly

'Sup: The new Yo?

Aug 12, 2014
Novelty apps are turning over at a ferocious pace. What could go wrong?
Posted In: app, social media
Nike

Are your sneakers real?

Aug 11, 2014
Nike is the most counterfeited brand, according to the World Customs Organization.

Here's a... uh... final note for... uh... today

Aug 8, 2014
Turns out men say "uh" more as they get older, and women say "um" less.
Posted In: language

Editor Picks

A graphical history of cable consolidation

Feb 13, 2014
Tracking the history of the cable industry.
Posted In: cable, Comcast, Time Warner

Stressed out by the Davos World Economic Forum?

Jan 21, 2014
Try meditating with Goldie Hawn.
Posted In: Davos, World Economic Forum, Goldie Hawn

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