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The Economist Defends 'The World's Dumbest Idea'

There’s something unbearably sad about a great financial journal like <i>The Economist</i> defending shareholder value theory, which even Jack Welch has called “the dumbest idea in the world.” Like many unbearably sad things, it involves clever people who should know better struggling to defend something …

Watch this Chinese stunt driver parallel park with only 3 inches to spare

Whenever this writer thinks of fancy parking jobs, we go straight to Buddy Love singing <i>Strokin'</i> in a red Dodge Viper he slides into a tiny space in <i>The Nutty Professor</i>. But after watching the video above, we might have to start thinking about Han Yue, who broke the world record for getting into the …

Behind the scenes of Lotus' spectacular truck-over-F1 jump

A Lotus F1 car and the truck in which it's transported may both be powered by Renault and share a common JPS livery, but as far as size and performance are concerned, they're at opposite ends of the spectrum. So if you had to jump one over the other, you'd think it'd be a no-brainer to skip the …

As Bad As You Think It Is, It's Worse: Wage Theft Comes to America

In Denmark fast food workers make $20 an hour plus benefits, and the corporations who employ them are still profitable. Why there and not here?<p>The answer is simple and painful -- wage theft. In America corporations are systematically stealing our wages. Virtually everyone in the bottom 95 percent …

The $9 Billion Witness: Meet JPMorgan Chase's Worst Nightmare

She tried to stay quiet, she really did. But after eight years of keeping a heavy secret, the day came when Alayne Fleischmann couldn’t take it …

A Gentleman's Guide To Dress Shirts

Cary Grant knew a thing about presentation. Mr. Grant calculated his clothing choices to create an unbroken line, an arrow, which pointed straight to his face. Mr. Grant knew about the magic of proportion in dressing well. And nowhere is it more important to practice that magic than in your choice …

Best Everyday Products | Supermarket All-Stars - Consumer Reports News

Charmin Ultra Strong<p>Stocking up on the weekly groceries doesn't require trips to multiple stores. Some of the best everyday products in Consumer …

Avoid a U.S. stock market meltdown and go global

Last week, I listed concerns of a stock market correction in the U.S., including high valuations and a weaker-than-expected economy. Investors seemed …

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Beat By Dre: The Exclusive Inside Story of How Monster Lost the World

There's never been anything like Beats By Dre. The bulky rainbow headphones are a gaudy staple of malls, planes, clubs, and sidewalks everywhere: as …

Ayrton Senna: The inside story of the Formula One legend's death at Imola

Special feature: Twenty-one years after the Brazilian driver's death, read Oliver Brown's moving account of how events unfolded<p>• <i>This piece was first published twelve months ago on April 30, 2014, ahead of the 20th anniversary of Ayrton Senna's death</i><p>Turn the key to suite 200 at Hotel Castello, …

Top Picks for Earbud Headphones - Consumer Reports News

<b>Price:</b> $100<p><b>Why we like them:</b> Our No. 1 in-ear headset, from the respected speaker brand Polk, has very good sound quality and, at only 0.4 oz. is the …

11 Android Apps to Make Notifications More Interesting

I love Android as much as the next non-Apple owning guy, but there are times when I get bored of using the same old operating system, and seeing the same boring old Android notifications.<p>Thankfully, there’s no shortage of different ways to liven things up without having to root your phone, or in …

2013 Subaru BRZ Limited Verdict

They say all good things must come to an end, but that doesn’t make it any easier to watch Burrzz, my long-term Subaru BRZ, go home. During the past 23,779 miles, the BRZ’s combination of affordability, driver involvement, and even day-to-day practicality have proven that the traditional sports car …

20 of the Best Productivity Apps of 2013

2013 was a great year for productivity. The email problem hasn’t been completely solved, but apps like Mailbox and Dispatch have taken away much of the pain of the task. Meanwhile, we have plenty of choices for calendar and to-do apps that are well-designed, useful and fast.<p>Here are 20 of our …

Moto X blends the best of Motorola and Google

The Moto X is always listening for your voice. Just say "OK, Google Now," and it'll carry out your commands. Matt Nighswander<p>The Moto X, Google's customizable smartphone, and the first smartphone to be assembled in the United States, was unveiled Thursday, described as a reflection of the "new …

Angel's Envy - Ape to Gentleman

Courtesy of the Louisville Distilling Company the Ape to Gentleman office have been enjoying a limited release of <i>Angel’s Envy</i> Rye Whiskey of late. …