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Can A Company Pay Its Bills? Which Industries Have Strong Liquidity Ratios?

When a business offers credit to a favorite customer, loyalty and the desire to make the sale often play roles in the move. But one thing the financial crisis taught American businesses is that it’s important to spot signs of financial sickness in transaction partners before that sickness infects …

The highest-paid private college president in the US runs a small, obscure polytechnic

Theoretical physicist Shirley Ann Jackson is the president of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, a small college in New York state, with 6,995 students, as of fall 2013.<p>In 2012, the college paid Jackson $7.14 million. That’s the equivalent of tuition for 153 students. Or, more than $1,000 per …

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Germany Examines Ban on Employees Checking Work Emails at Home

MAINZ, Germany – Imagine life without the buzz of a smartphone signaling yet another business email after leaving the office.<p>German employees could soon have legal protection preventing them from dealing with work-related phone calls and email traffic after hours and on weekends.<p>Labor Minister …

Employment

Beyond profits: Millennials embrace investing for social good

Once she gets her MBA degree from<p>UC Berkeleyin May, Leigh Madeira's dream is to help find funding for young companies devoted to improving the lives of the world's poor.<p>That isn't quite what her family had in mind. When she told her 90-year-old grandfather about her plans, "He gave me this look," …

Investing

Excel for Mac 2011: creating a vertical bar graph (histogram)

Study: Around 50% of Patients Have Medication Errors Post-Discharge

July 22, 2014 | Print | Email<p>Medication errors are present in approximately half of patients after hospital discharge, according to a study published …

The girl whose skin never heals

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/health/1027000/1027543_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524651833_dbef38852d2a4f800798c9ff5ada5020<p><b>Sohana Collins has never known a day without pain. The 11-year-old has a rare genetic disorder that means her skin blisters and tears at the</b> …

Harry Potter

The Buddha, Science, and Religion

"This is the supreme thing in Buddhism; this law of nature is the Buddhist God. The law of nature is an impersonal God. Because Buddhism, in fact has a God, it is a religion." -- Buddhadasa Bhikkhu<p>The Buddha was born with a silver spoon in his mouth, raised in the lap of luxury and well into his …

Spirituality

Freedom of Religion Requires Freedom From Religion

Conservatives insist that the Constitution guarantees freedom of religion, not freedom from religion, and argue against strict separation of church …

Religion

Christians, here's why we're losing our religion

Recent research indicates that the number of people who do not consider themselves a part of an organized religion is steadily on the rise.<p>Interestingly enough, though the number of those religiously unaffiliated is increasing, there is little to no trend in the number of those who express atheist …

Religion Didn't Kill Science In The Middle East

Science in the Middle East isn’t dead, but it isn’t exactly alive, either. According to Thomson Reuters’ Science Watch, the Arabian, Persian and Turkish Middle East produces only 4% of the world’s scientific literature. Paltry by almost any standards, that value is even more diminutive when paired …

The inherent strength of religion cannot mask the fragility of Christian belief in Britain

Terry Eagleton, the Marxist literary critic, has been something of a hero of mine since the publication of his <i>Reason, Faith and Revolution</i>, a thoroughgoing demolition of the Richard Dawkins critique of religion – on the sound basis that Prof Dawkins didn’t know what he was talking about – and his …

Atheists didn't fail to expel God from schools. They proved they are a religion

It's always amusing for an outsider to see the way in which Americans treat their constitutional documents as a sacred text, and then the knots into which they get tied when said sacred text seems to forbid taking any text as sacred. The separation of church and state is not just a doctrine about …

The pope has said that he would baptise a Martian – but would they want our religions?

Pope Francis has speculated as to what would happen if an expedition of aliens wanted to convert to Christianity, but they're probably closer to God than we are anyway<p>Do aliens believe in God? Did aliens create God? Did God create aliens? Is God, in fact, an alien? Religion and extraterrestrial …

Beyoncé and Jay Z Planning Summer Stadium Tour

<i>Photo via Beyoncé's Instagram</i><p>This summer, the "Magna Carter" and "Mrs. Carter" tours will collide. Though it hasn't been officially announced, the <i>Los Angeles Times</i> reports that Beyoncé and Jay Z are planning a summer stadium tour. It will reportedly be called "The Mr. and Mrs. Carter …

The Richest, Most Powerful Families in the Food Business

<i>Rochelle Bilow</i><p>We here at <i>Bon Appétit</i> couldn't help but feel a little nostalgic when we heard that the Entenmann's plant in Long Island, N.Y.--in operation since 1961--was closing. As we shared Entenmann's memories and debated our favorite snacks (the case of ultimate crumb cake vs. iced lemon cake …

Food

Vogue India Finds a Home on Flipboard

Inside Flipboard / February 25, 2014<p>When Priya Tanna was hired, at 32, to helm Vogue India in 2007, she was one of the youngest editors running an …

8 Ways to Clean with Vinegar

<i>We're teaming up with our friends at The Laundress to bring you the most useful tips and products for spring cleaning.</i><p><i>Today: Gwen and Lindsey from</i> <i>The Laundress</i> <i>share their favorite ways to clean with vinegar.</i><p>Vinegar is known for its powerful cleaning properties that fight stains, buildup, odors, and …

8 Simple Tricks To Make Perfect Brownies Every Time

We don't mess around when it comes to brownies. (That's why we've collected 35 different recipes for chocolate brownies alone, just to make sure that everyone finds their perfect one.) But even if you have the perfect recipe, that doesn't guarantee flawless results. No, you can be sabotaging …

One-Pot Wonders: Orecchiette With Shrimp, Spinach, and Mushrooms

More<p>Pasta<p>Essential techniques, recipes, and more!<p>The idea for this recipe unfolded as many of mine typically do, from a case of serious food envy. During this particular situation, I was in a restaurant and had ordered a lackluster filet of fish that was over-salted and a little soggy. At the table …

Body Dryer Offers You With Refreshing Bacteria Free Drying Experience

No more towel, you can stand on <b>Body Dryer</b> to dry your body after shower. It works just like a giant hand dryer that you usually find in public …

Bacteria

Future: Honest

Lots of rappers talk about drugs, but Future is one of the few whose music makes you feel like you're actually on some. When he raps, it's in …

Jourdan Dunn Is The New Face Of Maybelline, Proving She's Definitely Born With It

Well done, Jourdan Dunn! The British supermodel has been named the newest spokeswoman for Maybelline New York.<p>And when it comes to the famed cosmetic brand's tagline -- "Maybe She's Born With It. Maybe It's Maybelline" --we're going to say that Jourdan was definitely born with it!<p>"Jourdan's look, …

Report: New York Knicks Signing Lamar Odom to Contract Is 'Imminent'

Link to Media<p>Lottery-bound NBA teams that don't actually have a lottery pick can make late-season splashes, too.<p><b>Update: Wednesday, April 16, at 7:25 p.m. ET by Joe Flynn</b><p>The deal is done, per ESPN New York's Ian Begley:<p>With the Knicks season ending on Wednesday night, the most important news is that …

NBA