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Low-wage workers stuck with non-compete agreements

Nov 4, 2014
An increasing number of American workers are being asked to sign such deals.
Posted In: competition, low wage
golfing

The U.S. Open is rolling, for mini golf

Aug 15, 2014
Prizes are small, but there’s enough action to sustain a pro circuit.
Posted In: business of sports, Golf, prizes, competition

Don't bother shopping around for your contact lenses

Jul 31, 2014
Johnson & Johnson stops retailers from discounting its Acuvue lenses
Posted In: contact lenses, eyeglasses, unilateral pricing, competition
Misha Neal

Competitive swimming struggles to stay afloat

Jul 29, 2014
Parents and kids often overlook swimming when choosing an organized sport.
Posted In: swimming, Sports, competition, kids

Dieting for dollars: Using money to motivate weight loss

Oct 18, 2013
Shedding those holiday pounds can be tough, but maybe a financial incentive can give you that extra push.
Posted In: weight loss, Health, Personal Finance, incentives, competition

How stress and competition can improve your life

Feb 19, 2013
A new book breaks down the scientific nature of competition and risk, and finds that by balancing risk more effectively, women often outperform men in financial fields.
Posted In: competition, competitiveness

Meet the winner of the 2011 World Beard and Moustache Championship

May 16, 2011
Elmar Weisser has claimed the title of world's best beard after impressing the competition's judges with his stylized facial hair -- featuring a ...
Posted In: competition, German, mustache, Norway

Pencil pushers: The oldest corporate rivalry?

Sep 29, 2010
Even in this day and age of keyboards, two top pencil manufacturers are waging war, according to this Wall Street Journal article. German companies...
Posted In: competition, corporations, not news, pencils