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What It's REALLY Like to Work at Victoria's Secret

"Guys come in all the time, and they have no idea what size bra their girlfriend wears. They'll pull up a picture and zoom in on her boobs."<p>At Victoria's Secret, employees must help women who have no idea what bra size they should wear and help men who have no idea what to get their significant …

Apple's Software Is In A 'Nosedive' That Is Deeply Concerning, Longtime Apple Supporter Says

In a blog post he writes: "Apple's hardware today is amazing — it has never been better. But the software quality has taken such a nosedive in the last few years that I'm deeply concerned for its future."<p>Arment was CTO at Tumblr before he left to start Instapaper, the first app that let users save …

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After a week, police bust up Occupy LAPD camp-in, arrest 2 women

For seven days, organizers with the regional Black Lives Matter movement camped peacefully outside Los Angeles police headquarters downtown, calling their protest "Occupy LAPD."<p>They had a set of demands centered on Ezell Ford and wanted an audience with Police Chief Charlie Beck. But Monday …

Lions-Cowboys no-PI call: Pereira disagrees with it; head ref explains it

The former VP of officiating explains why the pass interference on Anthony Hitchens should not have been overturned.<p>By now you've undoubtedly heard …

NFL says Cowboys should have been flagged -- for holding

The NFL's head of officiating says the controversial flag picked up in Sunday's Dallas Cowboys-Detroit Lions playoff game was a "tight judgment call" for defensive pass interference.<p>But Dean Blandino acknowledged in an appearance Monday afternoon on NFL Network that Cowboys linebacker Anthony …

Oregon will not be wearing green in the national championship game

When it comes to uniforms, the most innovative team in college football is Oregon. And when the Ducks play Ohio State in the national championship game next week, their look will not disappoint.<p>Nothing about Oregon’s attire features team colors, except for maybe the Nike swoosh on the socks. And …

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49ers not interested in Mike Holmgren, so he’s done coaching

The 49ers aren’t interested in every 60-something Super-Bowl-winning head coach who has a tie to the organization’s glory days and is on the market.<p>On Monday, <b>Mike Holmgren</b>, 66, said that he would return to the sideline only if it was with the 49ers, but that the team isn’t interested in him for its …

2 U.S. Ski Team prospects killed in Austria avalanche

Two prospects from the U.S. Ski Team were killed in an avalanche Monday while skiing near their European training base in the Austrian Alps.<p>The team …

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Knicks to deal Smith and Shumpert

The Cleveland Cavaliers, New York Knicks and Oklahoma City Thunder engineered a multifaceted six-player trade Monday night.<p>As part of the deal, Dion …

Police search for person who killed baby, shot parents

One day after a 3-week-old infant abducted from her Long Beach home where her parents were shot was found dead in a San Diego County dumpster, police pleaded with the public to share information about the incident.<p>"To anyone who saw anything, we need you to come forward," Long Beach Police Chief …

Samsung Is Trying To Pull Off A Bang & Olufsen

Samsung’s CES press conference was pretty dull. We mostly saw TVs, an SSD hard drive and of course washing machines and other home appliances. But the most interesting part of the conference was the focus on design for boring items, such as the Chef collection for the kitchen, a new lineup of 360° …

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