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Threat to oust bosses in UK stress tests goes too far - banks | Reuters

LONDON (Reuters) - British proposals to force out bosses at any bank shown as weak under a new regime of health checks go too far and need to be reconsidered, Britain’s banks have warned.<p>Workers relax during the lunch hour outside the Bank of England in the City of London August 6, 2013. …

Ella Fitzgerald: one of the greatest singers of all

<b>Ella Fitzgerald, who died on June 15, 1996, aged 79, was an extraordinary vocalist, who won 13 Grammys. The late jazz musician and historian John Chilton, who first met her more than half a century ago, evaluates her career.</b><p>When Ella Jane Fitzgerald sang for Chick Webb's band at New York's Savoy …

3 Surprising Benefits To Staying In A Job You Hate

A job is something you have to do, not something you have to love. At least, that’s what my dad taught me growing up.<p>I don’t believe it for a second (he also taught me to be an independent thinker), but the truth is that while loving your job is something we all strive for, only a few of us really …

How to Overcome The 6 Most Toxic Employee Behaviors

Identify, prevent, and get rid of the most toxic of workplace behaviors forever.<p>The old adage that <i>“People are hired for their talents and fired for their behavior”</i> is true. People often fail at work by exhibiting patterns of behavior that are toxic to the organization. The following six varieties …

Evolution vs Natural Selection

How to set up multiroom audio with AirPlay speakers and iTunes

Advertisement<p>10 Comments<p>Turning your entire house into one giant speaker is not only possible, but likely already probable. That is, provided all of …

How Your iPhone Is Ruining Your Sleep

You need to sleep well if you want to be alert, live for a while longer, and remember what you did today. Too bad the phone you’re playing with disrupts the whole sleep thing.<p>Some people might say that sleep is wasted time. Clearly, they haven’t heard that sleep is where you put your memories away …

Why Sugar Makes Us Feel So Good

Last week, I reported that scientists are working their way toward a consensus that sugar is addictive. While some researchers are still hesitant to liken sweet stuff to drugs or alcohol, the evidence is accumulating to explain why some of us really struggle to resist or moderate our sugar intake. …

Why Exercise Is The Key To Work-Life Balance

Getting enough exercise doesn’t just make your butt look good; it also can save it in the office or at home.<p>Maybe you should be asking your boss for midday workouts.<p>Interesting research published in the <i>Harvard Business Review</i> shows that exercise isn’t a selfish indulgence (how dare you care about …

The 50 Most Dazzling Pictures From Space

Taking pictures in space ain’t just point and shoot. When a spacecraft is billions of miles from home, it takes an awful lot of data processing and …

The art of praising children – and knowing when not to

Some parents are blessed with a soul that lights up every time their little precious brings them a carefully crafted portrait or home-made greetings card. I am not one of those parents.<p>It is not that I don't love my kids, or that I don't appreciate the gesture. I rather like it when they come …