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After 25 years, 'Just Do It' remains iconic tagline

Dan Wieden was worried his advertising agency's proposed slogan for the burgeoning footwear giant was too unfocused.<p>Recalling killer Gary Gilmore's famous last words before he was executed by firing squad in 1977 in Utah – "Let's do it," Gilmore said – it was 11 years later when Wieden tweaked the …

What I Love About Me: Charleston

From glossy hair to gorgeous eyes, these Charleston, South Carolina, charmers showcase their most covetable traits.<p>From glossy hair to gorgeous eyes, these Charleston, South Carolina, charmers showcase their most covetable traits.

South Carolina

Joe Biden Sees 'No Legal Reason' Why We Can't Tax Violent Video Games

I’m not exactly sure why a closed door meeting about gun legislation would be held with Joe Biden and 20 religious representatives, unless we’re finally admitting that people love guns so fervently in the US, it is a kind of religion here in and of itself.<p>It should be no surprise that these …

Tuition Discount Alert: 50 Great Colleges Desperately Seeking Students

Just a few weeks have passed since most parents of high school seniors plunked down their tuition deposits locking in their teen’s spot at the college of their choice. What few realize is that for hundreds of schools, the May 1st deadline isn’t the end, but the beginning of a scramble to fill up …

First Take: Facebook earnings don't address uncertainty

Investors still uncertain on Facebook's future a year after its initial public offering got little to convince them either way after it reported first-quarter earnings Wednesday.<p>The company's posted results were inconclusive. Adjusted earnings per share came in at 12 cents, a penny under Wall …

Guantánamo 'not in the best interests of the American people', says Obama

Barack Obama vowed to take action to close the controversial prison camp at Guantánamo Bay on Tuesday, declaring that he did not want any of its …

Google Makes It Easier To Turn Its Chromebooks Into Public Internet Kiosks

Google always said that its Chromebooks were “for sharing,” but even though they always had a guest mode, they weren’t necessarily set up to be used as public Internet kiosks. Today, Google is changing that with the launch of the new and imaginatively named “Managed Public Sessions” feature. Google …

Windows 8 Grabs 3.84% Market Share, Windows Down Overall

Moving into the second quarter of 2013, Windows 8 seems content to continue its slow but steady growth. All other Windows versions declined last month, however, and the newest flavor simply wasn’t enough to stop the negative.<p>The latest market share data from Net Applications shows that April 2013 …

Try It Now

Canadian health authorities are on red alert against the threat of MERS – Middle East Respiratory Syndrome. Since September, 2012, when the first case was reported in Saudi Arabia, more than 3,000 Canadians have been screened for the MERS coronavirus but the Public Health Agency of Canada has …

If MBAs are useless, we’re all in big trouble

<i>Quartz Debate: The author of this piece debated the merits of an MBA with Quartz contributor Jay Bhatti.</i><p>MBAs–both the degrees and the people who have them–are an obsolete waste of time and money. An irrelevant recipe for failure. At least that’s what all the cool entrepreneurs and venture …

Innovation

Ricin Letters Suspect Expected to Appear in Court on Monday

A Mississippi martial arts instructor accused of mailing ricin-laced letters to President Obama and other government officials is expected to appear …

In a first, black voter turnout rate passes whites

WASHINGTON (AP) — America's blacks voted at a higher rate than other minority groups in 2012 and by most measures surpassed the white turnout for the first time, reflecting a deeply polarized presidential election in which blacks strongly supported Barack Obama while many whites stayed home.<p>Had …

Boston Marathon Bombing: Investigators Trying to Piece Together Life of Tamerlan Tsarnaev

Federal investigators are hoping several clues, including a Russian wiretap and a laptop, will be key to helping them piece together the life of …

Twitter and Facebook Are Poised to Challenge YouTube

U.S. advertisers will spend $4.14 billion on digital video this year, according to eMarketer estimates. Yet while Twitter and Facebook are among the …

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