Rachel L Cilli

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More Jobs Now, But Where Is U.S. In Economic Cycle?

Friday’s report showing U.S unemployment fell and 162,000 jobs were added in July was positive, especially on the heels of news that second-quarter GDP grew at an annual rate of 1.7 percent.<p>Nevertheless, the numbers beg the question of whether the U.S. economy and job growth are where they should …

A-Rod About To Lose $34 Million Bet With Baseball

Alex Rodriguez gambled that by lawyering up, taking his case to the public, hiring his own doctor to review an MRI, and proclaiming himself healthy and ready to to join the New York Yankees, he could cut himself a deal with Major League Baseball regarding his alleged use of performance enhancing …

Hitler, Nazi-ism Fire Debate In Japan, Outrage In China, Korea

What are Japanese at the highest levels thinking when Taro Aso, the finance minister, reminds his right-wing audience of the rise of Adolf Hitler and the “quiet transition” in those dark days of German history to Nazi rule? What does all that have to do with the economy, and why was Aso, a former …

Subway Adds Soccer Legend Pele As Brand Ambassador

Subway Restaurants announced today that Brazilian soccer icon Pelé would be its latest brand ambassador joining other athletes including Michael Phelps, Nastia Liukin, Ryan Howard, Mike Trout, Robert Griffin III and Carl Edwards. Pelé will appear in advertisements and in-store promotions in the …

Big Win For Retailers Over Banks In New Debit Swipe Fee Ruling

It’s back to the drawing board for banks and retailers over the heated debit card swipe fee debate.<p>A judge today rejected a rule set by the Federal Reserve back in October 2011 which capped the amount banks could take from retailers when consumers swipe their debit cards.<p>The judge said the Fed’s …

Detroit's Bankruptcy Doesn't 'Just Happen'

On July 18, 2013, Detroit filed for bankruptcy, the largest municipality in U.S. history to do so.<p>Initially bankruptcy, both public and private, was considered unconstitutional. When Congress first passed bankruptcy legislation in 1934, the Supreme Court immediately objected.<p>Article I, section 10, …

Volvo Unveils Portable Solar Charging Station That Fits In The Trunk Of Your Car

Volvo, Sweden’s largest car manufacturer, is planning to unveil a foldable solar charging station that can be broken down and stored in the truck of a car.<p>The so-called “Pure-Tension Pavilion” was developed by Synthesis Design + Architecture, a design firm based in Los Angeles, CA, for Volvo’s …

Best Gifts For College Students

Looking for the best gifts for college students? Behold a bunch of excellent options, at a bunch of different prices.<p>What do they need to make the dorm feel more like home? What do they need to make studying and “homework” a little easier? What do they need to make those precious few hours (yeah, …

The 10 Best Venture Capitalist Blogs For Entrepreneurs

In the increasingly competitive world of venture capital, it pays to be helpful—literally. To get in on the best deals, VCs need to be seen as smart, insightful and supportive. And since VCs are all about scale, what better way to do that than a blog?<p>This is good news for entrepreneurs, because …

If You Want to Raise Prices, Tell a Better Story

Ask a CEO if they want to spend a pile of money on an analysis of their company’s story, and they’ll probably throw you out of their office. But if you tell them that you have a powerful insight that can help them raise the prices on all of their products, they might ask you over to their house for …

Verizon Wireless lowers the bar with 500MB Share Everything plan

Ah, the wonderful world of wireless carriers. You can almost guarantee that if one makes a move, the others will soon follow. We're still hoping that AT&T and Verizon will succumb to peer pressure and resume offering unlimited data plans, but until that day comes, you can look forward to lots of …

Verizon adds 500MB Share Everything plan for pricey $40 per month

Verizon Wireless is making a modest gesture today for those looking for lower-cost smartphone plans. The carrier quietly introduced a 500MB data package for its Share Everything plans today, which offer a single packet of data and unlimited calls and texts across multiple devices. Verizon's …

The Culture Of Now

Featured<p>How 'Detroiters' Is Now Even Better Than Before<p>A conversation with 'Detroiters' co-creator (and star) Sam Richardson about the delightful Comedy Central show's evolution.<p>Jason Tabrys 06.20.18 22 hours ago 4 Comments<p>The Worst Album Launches Of The 2010s So Far<p>Steven Hyden 06.20.18 22 hours …

The 10 Best Hotels In The World

To compile these awards, the magazine asked its readers to vote on the best hotels they've traveled to, factoring in everything from rooms and food to service and location.<p>This year, Botswana's Mombo Camp and Little Mombo Camp took the top spot, ousting last year's winner, Tanzania's Singita …

The 4 Weapons Of Exceptional Creative Leaders

By Charles Day9 minute Read<p>For the leader of a company powered by creativity, the difficulties of navigating today’s complex marketplace are …

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10 Amazing River Trips in North America

There's a place for vacations that include museum tours and visits to the childhood homes of famous people, but sometimes you need to feel your heart pound and catch a lump in your throat. For the latter type of experience, head to the mountains: The rivers are calling.<p>Whitewater rafting can spice …

Incredible Paintings on Maps Unify Countries

Madrid-based Spanish artist Fernando Vicente uses maps for more than geographical purposes. For his <i>Atlas</i> series, the creative illustrator paints on old maps, transforming countries and whole continents into people, animals, and skulls. The collection of acrylic paint portraits applied and …

Rare Photos Of Chicago In 1949 Taken By Stanley Kubrick

If you hadn't already guess we're huge fans of director Stanley Kubrick, best known for creating celebrated classics such as 'A Clockwork Orange', …

25 Entrepreneurs To Follow On Twitter

The arduous experience of entrepreneurship often makes founders a fount of business advice. From billionaire Richard Branson to Garrett Camp, co-founder of transport startup Uber, both established and up-and-coming entrepreneurs have tips to share through their Twitter feeds.<p>Branson regularly …

The Week in Review: Lords, Ladies and Royal Babies

Inside Flipboard / July 26, 2013<p>There was one man in the news this week who took the media by storm—and he’s only a couple of days old. George …