Laura Shubel

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The Top 100 Restaurants In America, According To Yelp

To determine the best restaurants, Yelp combed through millions of US restaurant reviews over the past 10 years, weighing recent reviews more heavily.<p>From top rated BBQ to a cafe located in a laundromat, here are the best restaurants in America:

Why Do Breakups Make You Crazy?

You think you've got life handled until you hear those two special words ("It's over") and you become a disconsolate rage machine. What's going on? Turns out, it's really not you. It's your brain chemistry.<p>The Bulls had been dominating the Pistons for an hour when Elena, a 30-year-old …

Immune System

3 things to know about marketing to Generation Z

<i>This article is part of SWOT Team, a new series on Mashable that features insights from leaders in marketing, brand-building and public …

Starbucks has decades of growth ahead

Over the past two decades, Starbucks Corporation (SBUX) has become almost synonymous with coffee. Today, Starbucks operates more than 20,000 stores across dozens of countries.<p>Considering how large Starbucks has become, it might seem that the company's rapid growth can't continue much longer. …

Tesla Model S

Toyota, Honda, Nissan and more collaborating to increase fuel efficiency

Toyota, Honda, Mazda, Nissan, Subaru, Mitsubishi, Suzuki and Daihatsu have announced an alliance that will see a push to improve fuel economy from both gas-powered and diesel-powered engines by as much as 30 percent before the end of the decade.<p>The newly assembled Research Association of Automotive …

Emily Post Institute updates business etiquette

<b>New York</b> --<p>Much has changed about workplace and business etiquette since Emily Post was dispensing advice herself.<p>Post died in 1960, but her family has carried on her love of good manners through the Emily Post Institute in Burlington, Vt. The latest from the Posts is a third edition of "The …

The LG G3 will be the first smartphone with laser autofocus

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Glassholes accused of hurting restaurant's ratings

Though Google didn't itself invent the word "Glasshole," it has embraced it.<p>It has pleaded with its own Google Glass Explorers not to behave in rude ways. It's not that being rude never gets you anywhere. It's that, in this case, being rude while wearing Glass is bad for the brand image.<p>Yet some of …

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Why there's no Surface Mini

<i>“Volume Up” is a new column from Ross Rubin, principal analyst at Reticle Research, focusing on the latest developments in tech and business.</i><p>According to reports leading up to the introduction of the debut of the latest Surface from Microsoft, the company was planning to add a smaller device to its …

Women in Cars: Overtaking Men on the Fast Lane

Women are gaining more and more power, not only in political and business leadership, but also in an important segment traditionally linked to men: the car.<p>For the first time in the history of the car industry, a Frost & Sullivan report finds that the number of women with driving licenses (DL) in …

4-year auto theft, insurance scam investigation leads to arrests

A four-year investigation ended Friday with 12 arrests, and more expected, in connection with a million-dollar auto theft ring that allegedly ripped off car dealerships and insurance companies in the Los Angeles area.<p>The California Department of Insurance said charges have been brought against 17 …

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FORTUNE – This week, more than 2,000 fast food workers and activists picketed outside McDonald’s (MCD) annual shareholder meeting to protest low wages.<p>The demonstrations in Oak Brook, Ill. are a reminder of the growing economic inequality in America. At McDonald’s, workers making the federal …

Man accused of kidnapping girl treated her 'like a queen,' lawyer says

The attorney for a man accused of kidnapping a girl and holding her captive for 10 years ago strongly denied his client did any wrong and said the man treated the alleged victim "like a queen."<p>Isidro Garcia's attorney, Charles Frisco, said the woman, now 25, was never held against her …

Slight lets you chat with strangers, but also snoop on others' conversations

Slight is the latest in a long line of anonymous chat apps to launch in the last year. Like Firechat, Slight lets you talk anonymously with people nearby, and like Yik Yak or Yobongo, you can post bulletins and shout-outs so people can read them. But Slight is different, because it doesn't care how …

Google and Netflix Are Teaming Up Against Internet Providers

In its heated debate with Comcast over who should pay for the delivery of online content to customers’ homes, Netflix just got a big co-sign from …

Net Neutrality

Are GM cars safe? Yes, they are

The recent surge in Gereral Motors recalls may have you questioning if its cars and trucks are safe. But recalls are not a good way to judge vehicle safety.<p>You can rest assured that GM cars are about as safe as any others on the road.<p><b>Why are there</b> <b>so many GM related recalls</b> <b>lately?</b><p>GM has cranked up …

25th Anniversary Miata Sells Out in 10 Minutes

In its 25th anniversary year, Mazda’s venerable Miata is perhaps more visible than it’s been since the 1990s. A new generation of young enthusiasts have taken to the car as an affordable bed for hot-rod/road-race dreams, unswayed by accusations of gender confusion. We’ve had a soft spot for the …

Long-Term 2014 Ford Focus ST: Range Is an Issue

“It’s too bad that the least-efficient Focus doesn’t have a larger fuel tank for more range.” – Alex Stoklosa<p>Can’t decide between the regular Ford Focus and the hot ST version? Besides the ST’s punchy 2.0-liter turbo four, tail-happy chassis tuning, and aggressive looks—all of which have continued …

TOTD: Should the U.S. Get the 2015 C-Class Wagon?

Details of the Euro-market 2015 Mercedes-Benz C-Class wagon have been released, and like the C-Class sedan, the new long-roof model is impressive. Unfortunately, the 2015 C-Class wagon won’t be heading to our shores anytime soon. We want to know if you think the 2015 C-Class wagon should come to …

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Volvo Kicks Off Marketing Campaign For New XC90 With World’s Lamest Teaser

Volvo’s XC90 SUV is arguably the Swedish automaker’s most important model yet the current one has been with us since its debut at the Detroit Auto …

Elon Musk's Tesla vs. Warren Buffett-backed BYD: Who Will Win In China?

When Tesla CEO Elon Musk heard a Bloomberg reporter mentioning Chinese automaker BYD Auto as a Tesla competitor, he just laughed, three times. “Have you seen their car?” Musk asked the reporter, while trying to refrain from giggling, during the 2011 television interview. “I don’ think they have a …

The Punishment Of Credit Suisse Is Not Enough

Earlier this week, the U.S. government announced that Swiss bank Credit Suisse pleaded guilty to criminal charges arising from allegations it helped U.S. clients evade U.S. taxes and that it has agreed to pay $2.6 billion as part of a plea agreement. That sounds like a lot of money, doesn’t …

Uber & Lyft sued by legion of cab companies after launching in Connecticut

Credit Suisse must offer an honourable resignation | Financial Times

Presumably, although he denies it, Brady Dougan considered resigning as chief executive of Credit Suisse this week when it became the first global …

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Over 100 arrested near McDonald's headquarters in protest over low pay

McDonald’s closed part of its corporate headquarters on Wednesday in response to a mass protest by workers and activists that campaigners say ended in more than 100 arrests.<p>Over 2,000 people calling for a hike in the minimum wage and the right to form a union without retaliation descended on the …