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From Ideo, A Bike Seat That Won’t Make Your Butt Hurt

How Ideo helped a 126-year-old bike company build something cushy for your tushy.<p><i>Happy Black Friday! We’re taking the day to republish some of our most popular Wanted posts of the year. For a complete roundup, go here.–Eds.</i><p>A Brooks England bicycle saddle, like a baseball glove, or a pair of Frye …

One World Trade Center’s skyscraper supremacy hinges on what you call that thing on top

The world’s arbiters of building height are meeting today to decide if New York’s One World Trade Center is, as it claims, the tallest building in the Western Hemisphere.<p>At issue is the pinnacle of the building, which brings it to a symbolic height of 1,776 feet, taller than the hemisphere’s …

Apple is opening a new Arizona plant that will create 2,000 jobs, part of a push by the world’s most valuable company to boost manufacturing in the U.S. | http://bloom.bg/1b9jndR (Photo: Apple)

Movember Compilation by Scott Striffle

Movember it's a global movement that just got really big on the past 5 years. Some may think it's all a joke, but Movember it's about raising …

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ID Theft Ring Scammed Thousands Of Cell Phones From Verizon, AT&T, Apple, Best Buy

In a new twist on identify theft fraud, a Michigan operation allegedly used “credit mules” posing as new or existing cell contract customers to scam thousands of free or subsidized phones from AT&T, Verizon Wireless, Best Buy, Radio Shack and Apple stores. According to a previously unreported …

How To Manage An 'Average' Employee

As a manager or leader, you have a great opportunity to shape the experience of those on your team. You’re in the perfect spot to find out what makes them tick, positively impact their growth, and open up the road ahead of them so they can do their best work.<p>But when everybody’s busting a gut in …

How to block phone and FaceTime calls on iPhone or iPad

You can block a contact from trying to FaceTime you — and phone you and iMessage you — at any time. Whether it's a former significant other, friend, …

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A young renter’s dilemma: Buy now or wait?

Her career established, Elspeth is starting to save a little money and wants help devising a financial plan. Most of all, she wants a home of her own.<p>"The biggest question is when can or should I go from renting to buying, particularly in Vancouver's real estate market," Elspeth writes in an …

The 10 Skills That Will Get You Hired In 2013

The experts agree: anyone can take a course in C++, but it’s not going to land you the job. The most in-demand jobs for the new year might be rooted in the booming computer industry, but it’s not only technical and programming chops that prospective hires should be showcasing.<p>“The most sought-after …

Android vs. iOS: The race has never been closer

The next stage of the smartphone wars has been set with the release of the iPhone 5S, which joins high-end phones like the HTC One, Galaxy S 4, and Moto X for the final battle — of 2013, at least. But in the big competition between iOS and Android, the choice is harder than ever, because the two …

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Chicago Skyline at Night - Lakeshore Drive (By gnagig)

This underwater hotel is the future of lodging [pics]

Water Discus Underwater Hotel<p>Though still in its conceptual phase, Dubai's Water Discus Underwater Hotel sure is making some waves (!). It's slated …

Apple's iPhone 5s A7 Chip Is A Benchmarking Beast

There has been a lot of press and analyst hand wringing about Apple’s new flagship SOC for their new iPhones 5s, dubbed the “Apple A7”. I participated in the speculative A7 run-up by answering various press questions on the A7, and the conversations invariably led to a discussion about 64-bits. I …

Four lessons for investors from the financial crisis

Here are four investing lessons we've learned since the global financial crisis hit with full force five years ago:<p><b>1. You need five years in the market, but 10 is better.</b><p>No matter how hard they fall, the stock markets always come back. They rebounded from the tech wreck in 2000-01, and they did …

Apple is Way Ahead but I'm Staying with Android

Apple is still way ahead of the rest of the industry. <i>Particularly</i> in how it introduces new products.<p>I’m pretty disappointed that Tim Cook doesn’t talk about the role of mobile in bringing us the future. He has the tools sitting right in front of him to do that, with the new motion sensor in the …

Medical identity theft could cost you your life

Imagine being rushed to the hospital with appendicitis, but your medical chart – unbeknownst to you – shows that your appendix has already been removed. That confusion could delay treatment.<p>What if your blood type is different from what’s in your medical file? Or maybe you have severe drug …

Apple Won’t Introduce New Apple TV Box Next Week, Will Upgrade Software

There are very, very good odds you’re going to hear about new iPhones at Apple’s event next Tuesday.<p>But if you’re looking for a new Apple TV, you’re …

The Era of Internships Are Over, Never Hire An Intern Again

Clearly, the title is a bit over-dramatic and overstated, but the question of whether hiring interns makes sense anymore needs to addressed. Fall seems to have arrived early this year and so have the intern lawsuits. Lawsuits against employers by unpaid interns are becoming common and very public. …

Americans turn in passports as new tax law hits

The number of Americans choosing to give up their citizenship has spiked dramatically this year as the government works to implement a new disclosure law aimed at stamping out tax evasion.<p>Some of the rush may be caused by Americans hoping to avoid the new disclosure requirements. Others living …

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5 Must-Have Qualities Of The Modern Manager

As the world of work continues to change so do the qualities and characteristics of the managers who are going to be leading our companies. Work is not the same as it used to be and we are seeing dramatic changes in both behavior and technology not just in our personal lives but in our professional …

Friending the boss on Facebook: Fun or foolish?

SEATTLE (Reuters) - Everybody likes to make a good first impression. Even more - maintain a great relationship.<p>For those of you who are in-person communication geniuses, keep this in mind: the game is changed on social media.<p>What you might convey in person, might not be appropriate typed online. …