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THE TURKEYS - The Interview

Why Our Retail Staff Earns $50K, with Container Store CEO Kip Tindell

QUANTUM: Where Art and Science Collide

Rep. John Lewis and BGN: "March: Book One" | Talks at Google

Surviving ‘Shark Tank’: local entrepreneurs surprised by TV’s impact

Diana Harbour reached what for many people would seem like their entrepreneurial nirvana: appearing on ABC’s Shark Tank. But at a recent Athens …

UGA halts Gurley merchandise entrepreneurs

The party’s over for “Free Gurley” merchandise sales. University of Georgia officials and the Collegiate Licensing Company, the school’s licensing …

Police: Woman took DEA agent’s gun, wallet

An East Point woman is facing several charges for allegedly taking a Drug Enforcement Administration agent’s gun and wallet from his Buckhead hotel …

America sends far too many kids to college. They graduate with debt but few career-ready skills

Peter Morici is an economist and professor at the Smith School of Business, University of Maryland, and a national columnist. He tweets @pmorici1 .<p>By …

Oil and earnings the main attractions as markets await Fed

Oil prices and earnings headlines could sway stocks Tuesday, as markets await the Fed.<p>The Federal Open Market Committee begins its two-day meeting …

Markets

Surveillance: The hidden ways you’re tracked

Just how much of your life is watched? Security expert Bruce Schneier points out that it is more than most people think, says Chris Baraniuk.<p>Do you have secrets? Security expert Bruce Schneier has little patience for those who say they don’t.<p>When asked about government and corporate surveillance, …

Privacy

Fast-food burgers subjected to decay test

Buzzfeed recently conducted a test of several cheeseburgers from popular fast-food restaurants. Each cheeseburger was placed in a glass jar for 30 …

Officials: Paterson Police Officer Involved In Overnight Shooting

<i>Paterson police cruiser (Photo: CBS 2)</i><p><b>PATERSON, N.J. (CBSNewYork) —</b> A police officer in Paterson, New Jersey was taken to the hospital following a …

Ghana: Managing Financial Risks

PILLS: The answer to all your problems!

Ebola Devastates Whole Villages in Sierra Leone

Why You Should Add an Avatar to Your Flipboard Profile and Write a Good Description

Jenn de la Vega / October 2, 2014<p>Sprucing up your profile with an avatar and description can go miles when engaging the Flipboard community. …

Spent: Looking for Change (A Post-screening Discussion)

Fed Chair Janet Yellen Commends Small Businesses For Energizing Economic Recovery

"The Federal Reserve tries to promote the conditions that foster job creation," Yellen says, "but overwhelming it is businesses that create the jobs."<p>Yellen addressed a group of small business advocates and owners, including the 53 winners of Small Business Person of the Year, who were selected by …

Small Business

Samsung Is Going To Turn One Of The Busiest Airports In The World Into A Giant Ad For The Galaxy S5

Starting Monday, Heathrow's Terminal 5 will be rebranded "Terminal Samsung Galaxy S5" to promote Samsung's latest flagship phone, the Galaxy S5. The takeover will last two weeks, the company said.<p>Samsung didn't say how much it's spending to take over Heathrow's Terminal 5, but it has to be a …

Samsung Galaxy S5

Darden Restaurant Bond Spreads Drop On Red Lobster Sale Agreement

Bonds backing <b>Darden Restaurants</b> traded sharply tighter this morning after the company announced the sale of its struggling Red Lobster business to Golden Gate Capital for $2.1 billion. The move may spare the company a fall from investment-grade borrowing status, analysts said today.<p>The plan is …

Chipotle Wants You To Enjoy Jonathan Safran Foer, Toni Morrison, Michael Lewis And More With Your Burrito

The brand continues its content run by recruiting writers to publish on its food packaging.<p>Chipotle is no stranger to content marketing. The friendly fast feeder has been among the leaders on that front with projects like <i>Farmed and Dangerous</i> and Back to the Start.<p>But while these past efforts have …

Next Round: The pursuit of hoppiness

Big, bold, hoppy beers have a massive following, and brewers continue to experiment, coaxing new expressions from that key herbaceous ingredient.<p>One outcome is a growing number of lower-alcohol ales that boast big hop flavor. At the same time, other hop-heavy beers achieve tasty results by …

When US companies drug test, they wind up hiring more black people

Today, almost half of all US jobs require a drug test, and it turns out that companies that test their employees hire more black people. But that’s not a result that reflects well on Americans.<p>Abigail Wozniak, a Notre Dame labor economist, has developed a model to show how the rise of employee drug …

Drug Testing

Here's How The World's Currency Traders Are Positioned

<b>The price action has not resolved the question yet, and it remains pertinent.</b> The dollar did strengthen against the European currencies, but weaken against the yen and dollar bloc. Swedish krona was an exception to this generalization. The slightly stronger than expected inflation helped ease …

Trading

The Heaviest-Drinking Countries in the World: 24/7 Wall St.

Worldwide, people 15 and older consumed 6.2 liters of alcohol per person in 2010, according to a recent World Health Organization (WHO) report. Alcohol, in turn, contributed to some 3.3 million deaths as of 2012.<p>In some countries, consumption, and the resultant health problems attached to drinking, …