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American retail as we know it is dying — and now these industries are taking over

But the tide is turning in retail.<p>Big apparel brands are grappling with shoppers who increasingly want deeply discounted clothes over classic logos and status.<p>Gap is closing one-quarter of its stores and laying off hundreds of workers after disappointing sales. J. Crew just fired 10% of the workers …

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The 11 Most Spectacular Eclipse Photos from London

Whoa! What a morning. What a spectacle. What an eclipse.​<p>We hope you had your glasses on. This morning, the moon danced a wild dance across the face of the sun, in a total eclipse covering at its peak 97 percent of the solar surface. That doesn't sound very "total" to me but in the eclipse game I …

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Dieter Rams: If I Could Do It Again, “I Would Not Want To Be A Designer”

The lauded Braun designer reveals how architecture has influenced his work, what Apple gets right, and the kind of design he truly hates.<p><b>Gary Hustwit: How did you get started as a designer? What was your training?</b> <b><br>Dieter Rams:</b> I began my studies in architecture at the Wiesbaden School of Art in …

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Microsoft is killing off the Internet Explorer brand

IE will live on, but only as plumbing for Windows<p>While Microsoft has dropped hints that the Internet Explorer brand is going away, the software maker has now confirmed that it will use a new name for its upcoming browser successor, codenamed Project Spartan. Speaking at Microsoft Convergence …

Chris Borland retires from 49ers after one year due to fears over head trauma

San Francisco 49ers linebacker Chris Borland is retiring after one year in the NFL due to concerns over the long-term effects of head trauma, he told ESPN’s Outside the Lines on Monday.<p>The 24-year-old is coming off a promising rookie season that saw him lead the team with 107 tackles in eight …

Does Stress Make Us Forgetful? (Is That Why We Can’t Find the Car Keys?)

An expert sorts through the effects of stress on memory, and its troubling relationship to dementia<p>Stress can be memory’s best friend. But when you forget where you put the car keys, stress can also make you feel stupid. One expert, Rajita Sinha, a professor of psychiatry and neurobiology at Yale …

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